The USF St. Petersburg Campus Recreation Fitness Center is a 9,000 sq. ft. facility located inside the Student Life Center. The Fitness Center is comprised of cardio, strength, and free weight zones, as well as a multipurpose studios. The Center also houses a state of the art functional training room.

students working out in studio b

Equipment includes:

  • TRX
  • Sleds
  • Kettlebells, Battle Ropes, and Resistance Bands
  • Cardio machines
  • Squat racks
  • Free weight machines
  • Bench stations
  • Range of weight plates and dumbells
  • Selectorized strength and cable machines

Not sure how to get started? Equipment orientations are free for all current USF St. Petersburg students and Campus Recreation members. During orientation, a staff members will demonstrate proper use of equipment in the Fitness Center in order to get the most out your experience. Contact the welcome desk to sign up for an equipment orientation: 727-873-4589.


Campus Recreation offers classes to help you obtain certifications! If you would like information on how to become a certified Fitness Instructor, please contact Dan Marshall at


We are looking for outgoing, fitness enthusiasts that love to help others reach their fitness goals! If you are interested in teaching Group Fitness for Campus Recreation (in any format, not just what is listed above) please contact Dan Marshall at