Recreational Sports Facilities

The Ramsey Student Center is the 440,000 square foot student recreational and athletic facility located on the University of Georgia's East Campus. Known by students as "Ramsey," the facility is one of the largest student athletic recreation facilities in the United States. It was built and named in honor of Bernard and Eugenia Ramsey. The Department of Recreational Sports offers drop-in use of the following recreational activities at the Ramsey Student Center:

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cardio/Weight Training
  • Climbing
  • Handball
  • Jogging/Walking
  • Martial Arts
  • Racquetball/Squash/Table Tennis
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball

Ramsey Student Center

  • Natatorium (50-meter competition pool, diving pool and 8 lane recreational pool)
  • 4 Gymnasia (8 basketball courts, 9 volleyball courts and 12 badminton courts) 
  • Indoor Track (1/8 mile)
  • 44 ft. Climbing Wall
  • 14 ft. Outdoor Bouldering Wall
  • 10 Racquetball Courts
  • 2 Squash Courts
  • Over 25,000 square feet of weight-training space


Club Sports Complex

This lighted, 180,000 sq. ft. complex houses practice and competition fields for the University of Georgia's Club Sports teams. With great attention given to sustainable and "green" construction and features, the space offers panoramic views and first-class facilities. This facility is located at 2435 South Milledge Avenue.


Recreational Sports Complex

The Recreational Sports Complex is an outdoor facility that hosts several programs, including intramural sports, club sports, outdoor recreation, and academic classes.  

  • 9 Grass Fields
  • 15 tennis courts
  • Lake Herrick Pavilion
  • Oconee Forest Park 
  • Outdoor Challenge Course

*Note: The batting cages will be closed indefinitely.


Lake Herrick Pavilion

The Lake Herrick Pavilion is a an ideal location for retreats or escaping the noise of the campus community. Situated next to Lake Herrick, the pavilion offers an indoor conference room with audio/video capaibilties. The covered outdoor pavilion is a great spot for taking in views of the lake and the Oconee Forest Park. If you are interested in reserving this space for events or classes, please see our Facility Reservations page


Pound Hall

UGA Rec Sports also manages Pound Hall, a strength & conditioning satellite facility on the UGA Health Sciences campus off of Prince Avenue. Pound Hall includes approximately 10,000 square feet of strength & conditioning space, as well as Wheeler Gym (used primarily for informal recreation and club sport practices). Recreational Sports also manages the softball field, baseball field, horseshoe pit, and outdoor basketball courts surrounding Pound Hall, which are open by reservation only. Ramsey members can purchase one-day passes to Pound Hall online or on-site with Bulldog Bucks (credit/debit cards, cash, and other forms of payment are not accepted). A Health Sciences Campus parking pass is required in order to park at the Pound Hall facility. Non-Health Sciences personnel can contact Parking Services to purchase a Health Sciences parking pass.

This facility is located at 105 Foster Rd.

Useful Information

Joshua Stewart
Assistant Director for Facility Operations

Libby James

Daily Facilities Schedule

All Rec Sports Facilities are closed Thursday 11/26/2020 through Sunday 11/29/2020.

Monday 11/30/2020

Schedule is subject to change.


Facility Maps 

Facility Locations and Room Numbers

Oconee Forest Trails Map