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Fitness and Recreation Resources

Campus Recreation provides state-of-the-art fitness centers, high-quality classes, outdoor trips, hikes, and fun and competitive sports leagues.  


Our enrichment programs, classes, groups, and teams foster an active, fun, and healthy on- and off-campus lifestyle. Campus Recreation offers a holistic approach that caters to all fitness levels and interests. 

Our virtual fitness classes serve all Pepperdine students while our in-person instructional and group fitness classes, special events, and cardiovascular equipment serve the Malibu community.

  • Fitness & Well-Being
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Recreational Sports



Fitness & Well-Being

Campus Recreation offers a variety of quality in-person group fitness classes. Examples of fitness classes include: Yoga, spin, strength training, TRX (body resistance bands), boxing, cardio kickboxing, and pilates. All classes are no extra cost and included in the wellness fee. We are excited to announce our partnership with studio sweat on demand. Studio Sweat offers quality virtual fitness classes including, spinning, dance, TRX, barre, HITT, yoga and much more! Studio Sweat is now available to all current students, including international programs at no extra cost. Our new Pepperdine Fitness Center features 5,000 square feet with all new equipment and is still at no charge for students. 

Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation organizes a variety of outdoor recreational trips and excursions. With our new wellness fee, all day trips/excursions will be free, led by a trained professional and consisting of hiking, rock climbing, beach days or paddle boarding. Additionally, we can offer outdoor rental gear at no extra charge for current students. Examples of rental gear include tents, sleeping bags, stoves, mats, and more! Like the informal rentals, this will be run out of the new Pepperdine Fitness Center.

Recreational Sports Program

The recreational sports program hosts a variety of sports competitions both at the recreational and competitive levels. Starting in Fall 2022, all Intramural leagues will be free for students along with our informal rentals program! With the rentals, you’ll find an abundance of free, daily checkout options for games and sports activity gear. All items are available at the new Pepperdine Fitness Center - just bring your Pepperdine ID with you! Lastly, we encourage students to attend home club sports matches and competitions as those will remain free as well!