The goal of the Saint Leo Recreation Department is to provide safe, quality programming through recreational activities that promote the social, mental, and physical well-being of our students, faculty and staff.

Our activities are open to all students, faculty and staff. A valid Saint Leo ID must be presented when participating.

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Fitness Center

Fitness Center

Saint Leo's 4,000-square-foot Fitness Center opened in 2002 and was refurbished in 2009. We have all the latest cardio and weight-lifting equipment.

The Fitness Center offers a variety of group classes, like boxing, yoga, boot camp and many more.  To check out the spring 2017 Group Exercise Schedule click here.

The Fitness Center's hours of operation:
Monday through Friday    6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday                      9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday                       12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
*Days and hours are subject to change with holidays, student breaks and facility maintenance. 


Intramural sports are a great way to make new friends, develop your mind and body, and learn new skills. Participate in structured leagues and an array of activities, including basketball, flag football, softball, volleyball, ultimate frisbee, soccer and dodge ball.

Click here to view a tentative Spring 2017 Intramural schedule.

To register for any of the intramurals events, please go to IMLeagues. Need help creating an IMLeagues account? Please refer to this.

Click here to view the Intramural Handbook.

Aquatics/Swimming Pool

The Bowman Center Pool is perfect for doing laps, napping in the sunshine and student-get-togethers.

Pool hours of operation:
Monday through Friday   8 to 11 a.m. Lap Swim Only
                                  11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday     12 to 4 p.m.
*Days and hours are subject to change with holidays, student breaks and facility maintenance.

Open Recreation

“Open Recreation” is the supervised, but unstructured, use of the Saint Leo athletic facilities. 

For a tentative January schedule, click here.
For a tentative February schedule, click here


Take the canoes, kayaks, or paddleboards out on the water; hang out on the dock or even fish. Bring a group of friends down and take advantage of the various lawn games we have available.  Enjoy the picturesque view while benefiting from a little peace and quiet from your busy day at the lakefront.

Lakefront hours of operation:
Saturday and Sunday               12 to 4 p.m.
*Days and hours are subject to change with holidays, student breaks and facility maintenance.

Ropes Course

The low and high ropes course at Saint Leo University is designed to promote effective communication and teamwork in a group setting, while encouraging individuals to challenge themselves in a safe and friendly environment.

Groups of 12 (or more) can reserve a time for a certified instructor to take them through the low ropes (usually a six to eight hour time frame is required) or the high ropes (usually an eight hour time frame is required). The ropes course is open to students, faculty and staff.

Contact Us

Name Title Phone Email
Bradley Jorgensen Assistant Athletic Director of Recreation (352) 588-7308
Conner Kilpatrick Assistant Director of Intramurals and Recreation (352) 588-8676
Paul Mangen Aquatics Director (352) 588-8641
Evan Mills Fitness Center Manager (352) 588-7253
Carrie Fidurko Recreation Coordinator (352) 588-7327
Kent Reiber Ropes Course Facilitator (352) 588-7307