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The Department of Recreation within the Division of Student Affairs serves the mission of Berry College by providing opportunities that promote student development and meet the recreational needs of the Berry community. A wide range of programs are offered and include intramurals, outdoor recreation, outdoor leadership development, fitness, nutrition services and aquatics.

Intramural sports are offered in recreational and competitive settings with special events, tournaments, leagues and informal activities.  Activities include basketball, flag football, softball, volleyball, soccer and other sports. Outdoor recreation offers a wide variety of programs that span all skill levels. On-campus campsites, gear rental and training services are available. Berry’s Outdoor Leadership Development program designs custom leadership training courses for on-campus and off-campus groups. The aquatic offerings include recreational and lap swim as well as water fitness classes.  The fitness program hosts a variety of group exercise classes, personal training, nutrition coach services and a fitness facility with indoor track.  The Steven J. Cage Center provides 130,000 sq. ft. of athletic and recreation space.  Other facilities include: Richards Gym; an expansive, well equipped weight training area; an outdoor low and high element challenge course, four sand volleyball courts; an outdoor basketball court,  a disc golf course, over 40 miles of  hiking and biking trails; 10 tennis courts; and two intramural fields.