The Campus Recreation Center (CRC) houses all campus recreation facilities and programs. The CRC also holds special events and promotions throughout the year, including iRec, Halloween Holla 5K, Texas Hold’em Poker Series, G.I.T. FIT Demos, Women in the Wilderness, Annual Georgia Tech Ski Trip, Climbing Wall Competition, IM Roundball Classic, Rec of Love, Rec-a-Palooza, and more.
CRC facilities include:
- 15,000-square-foot fitness center
- Aquatic Center with 50-meter competition pool, diving well, spa, and spectator seating
- Thirty-nine-foot indoor climbing wall
- Six multipurpose courts for basketball, volleyball, and badminton
- Three aerobic/martial arts studios
- Activity rooms
- Locker rooms
- Game room
- Lighted artificial turf field
- Four racquetball courts and one squash court
- One-sixth mile, suspended, four-lane indoor jogging track
- Auxiliary gym for in-line roller hockey, soccer, etc.
- Leisure pool with 184-foot water slide, hot tub, sun deck, and current channel
- Outdoor basketball courts (Curran Street Deck)
- Alumni Park with two sand volleyball courts
- H2O Café
CRC programming includes:
Intramurals offer competitive sports in a fun environment. In the fall, students play flag football, whiffleball, volleyball, sand volleyball, ultimate Frisbee, soccer, and billiards. During the spring, basketball, wallyball, softball, racquetball, indoor soccer, and dodgeball are offered. Sports available during the summer include softball, sand volleyball, kickball, and basketball.
Sport Clubs give students an opportunity to compete against other universities. Tech’s thirty-plus clubs include sailing, gymnastics, water skiing, lacrosse, crew, ice hockey, soccer, parachute, squash, triathlon, wrestling, volleyball, baseball, equestrian, golf, rugby, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, water polo, cycling, in-line roller hockey, kayaking, fencing, table tennis, wushu, and ballroom dance.
Outdoor Recreation Georgia Tech (ORGT) gives students an opportunity to develop outdoor skills while enjoying the natural environment. Adventure sports offered include whitewater canoeing, kayaking, rafting, rock climbing, mountain biking, caving, backpacking, and sea kayaking. ORGT rents outdoor equipment at the Wilderness Outpost, located in the rear, lower level of the CRC.
G.I.T. FIT Programs give participants an opportunity to learn lifelong skills, increase fitness levels, and have fun with more than eighty noncredit classes in five categories: certification and training, instructional, group fitness, aerobic fitness, and martial arts and self-defense. Students can take scuba lessons or a golf class, get a personal trainer, or sign up for a semester of drop-in group fitness offering more than twenty classes every week. Massage therapy is also available.
Georgia Tech has a rich tradition in collegiate athletics and competes for championships in the NCAA and the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Georgia Tech Athletic Association sponsors seventeen varsity sports. Men’s sports are football, basketball, baseball, golf, tennis, indoor and outdoor track, cross-country, and swimming. Women’s sports are basketball, softball, tennis, indoor and outdoor track, cross-country, swimming, and volleyball. Students wishing to participate in an intercollegiate sport should contact the head coach of that sport. A staff directory can be accessed on the website.