Inclusive Recreation

The Department of Recreational Sports’ mission is to offer experiences that enrich the lives of University of Florida students through excellence in facilities, fitness, sport, adventure, and play. RecSports strives to be inclusive and provide a variety of accommodations for equal access to our programs and facilities.One of our values is to enhance the quality of life of our members through participation. We encourage students of all abilities to develop life-long healthy lifestyles.

RecSports is able to facilitate many accommodations throughout the facility and are committed to providing an inclusive experience for all students. Please submit an Accommodation Request form prior to your arrival so that we may best serve you. In order to constantly improve your RecSports experience, we appreciate any comments or suggestions you may have.

*If you have questions regarding Personal Care Attendant access to the facilities, please contact Marty Dempsey at (352) 273-2428.

Campus Partners

  • The Disability Resource Center (DRC) provides services to students with physical, learning, sensory, or psychological disabilities. The staff will work with students to set up different means of accommodations that fit the individual’s needs. Some of the accommodations they provide include testing accommodations, note-taker services, interpreting services, and use of an assisted listening device. For more information on the DRC, visit
  • The Gator Lift Service offers a free and convenient shuttle within the boundaries of campus at the University of Florida. This service is open to students, faculty and staff with mobility related disabilities, and is available Monday to Friday, from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. (holidays are excluded). To learn more about the Gator Lift Service and how it can be requested, visit

  • Per the ADA guidelines, the University of Florida is required to make accommodations to the known physical and mental limitations of those with disabilities. To offer the utmost services to students, staff, faculty, and visitors, the ADA Compliance Office has a coordinator who remains responsible in providing answers to anyone with questions about access. For more information about the ADA Compliance Office and the services they provide, visit