Recreation & Wellness

Wellness is for everybody—students, faculty, staff, and community.

Keep your body and mind in shape in the gym, in the water, or on the field.

students playing basketball together in the HRC

Stay fit. Start here.

At Butler University, we believe having a strong sense of balance and personal well-being leads to success in the classroom and in life. We take a holistic and dynamic approach in offering a comprehensive suite of services and programs. Our portfolio allows you to explore informal opportunities in recreation, sport, and fitness, as well as provides professional resources through medical and mental health expertise. Whether our you’re looking for social connections through fun activities or support for emotional or physical health, we have you covered!

Work Out Your Way

Stoke your competitive fire in an intramural league. Flex your literal muscles on one of our weight machines. Or settle into a soothing yoga class. Whatever your workout of choice, we can help you build a fitness routine into your life.

Group yoga class

Group Fitness

Work out with free weights, cardio gear, and a selectorized weight machine circuit, run laps on our 1/10-mile indoor track, or sign up for a group fitness class.

aquatics pool


Go full-out in our 25-yard lap pool with six swimming lanes, or ease up in our leisure pool, hot tub, or sauna. Swim lessons also available.

intramural volleyball


Put on your game face and compete against other Bulldogs in one-day tournaments and three-week leagues. Includes e-sports, traditional team sports, and activities like euchre.

club basketball

Club Sports

Jump into a just-for-fun pickup league or find more intense competition against teams from other colleges and universities. Choose from more than two dozen options.

personal training

Personal Training

Whether you want to bulk up, slim down, or just stay fit, our trained personal trainers can create a personalized program to meet your needs.

Personal Wellness

Figuring out how to stay well in college can be a challenge and we’re here to help. Staff and peer educators from Health Promotion help shape an environment that supports wellness by offering free events and workshops on topics students care about.

Competitive Club sports teams
Cardio and weight machines
Weekly fitness classes
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