Our Values and Organization


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Values and Organization

Rec Sports is a large and fast paced department, delivering many different types of programs and services. We are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values and Quality Standards to serve our community and membership with excellence.

Our Mission

Through sport, fitness, outdoor adventure, experiential leadership development, and instructional programs, Recreational Sports inspires and empowers the VCU community to commit to a lifetime of wellness.

Our Vision 

Inspiring and empowering a lifetime of wellness.

Our Values


Our Quality Standards 

Safety: We maintain an environment and follow practices that ensure safety for our members as well as our staff.
Efficiency: We use our resources wisely and aim to provide our members with courteous and efficient service.
Respect: We treat our members and each other with respect at all times.
Fun: Rec Sports is a place have fun, stay fit, enjoy friendly competition and relieve stress in a clean, healthy environment.

Our Organization

Recreational Sports is a department within the Division of Student Affairs, serving the entire VCU community. All fee-paying students are members of Rec Sports; faculty, staff, alumni and individuals from the community are eligible to purchase a membership.

We employ approximately 400 students each year in a variety of positions. Student staff have the opportunity to advance in their work area, providing additional levels of responsibility, skill development and leadership. Read more about Student Development.