Recreation programs for Rec Sports members with disabilities.
If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) or information about campus mobility access features in order to fully participate in this event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7-10 days in advance of your session.
For the full list of virtual offerings, please visit us at Rec Sports Online.
The Cal STAR (Sports, Training, and Recreation) program is designed for members who may need additional accommodations while participating in existing recreational activities and programs. Each CalSTAR member is entitled to the admission of an assistant to accompany them while using the facility. With over 25 adaptive fitness machines and assisted devices throughout the facility, the RSF is a great place for people of all abilities. To learn more, please reach out to email@example.com so we can make your experience as enjoyable as possible!
|Monthly (Credit Card Auto-Pay)*||$40|
*Monthly membership requires four (4) month minimum commitment.
How to Join
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a registration form. Applicants must complete a CalSTAR Membership Registration Form prior to purchase.
Accessible Wellness and Empowerment (AWE)
We are proud to offer fully covered personal training for students with disabilities through the Accessible Wellness and Empowerment (AWE) program. Thanks to a generous grant from the Wellness Fee Committee, we are able to offer fully covered personal training to qualifying students. For more information on this program and to learn how to request personal training, please complete this form.
We will continue to offer this opportunity until the funds run out. For more information please contact email@example.com
Live Virtual Seated Yoga
We are now offering a free live Seated Yoga class twice a week. Please find a class description and other info here:
Seated Yoga is a gentle practice in which postures are performed while seated and/or with the aid of a chair. Seated Yoga is a great option for those with physical disabilities, aging populations, or people with difficulty balancing. It is also a great form of yoga for beginners or anyone who wants to focus on a gentle practice. Just like other yoga practices, Seated Yoga increases flexibility, strength, and body awareness. Please join us for this 30-minute yoga flow followed by a 15 minute Q&A.
When & Where
This class is designed for Rec Sports members and students with limited mobility. It includes postures, movement, breathing, and meditation. Students exercise as independently or interactively as needed.
|Classes currently on hold (Covid-19)||Fri||1:30 – 3:30 p.m.||To sign-up, contact firstname.lastname@example.org|
Location: Combatives Room at the RSF.
For more information, contact us at email@example.com.
Goalball is a team sport similar to soccer, yet designed for the visually impaired. Sighted athletes can also participate by wearing blacked-out goggles during play. Participants compete in teams of three, and try to throw an audible ball into the opponents’ goal. Players must use audible sounds to judge the position and movement of the ball.
Goalball is now offered as a 1 unit DeCal Course for credit. To enroll please visit decal.berkeley.edu/courses/5066.
Price – Free for UC Berkeley students and Rec Sports members.
|Classes currently on hold (Covid-19)||Wed||3 – 5 p.m.||For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org|
Location: Blue Gym in the RSF
Berkeley Rec Sports now offers wheelchair basketball at the RSF. Wheelchair basketball is a contact sport that bears many similarities to basketball, such as the number of players on each team, the scoring system, the size of the court, the dimensions of the equipment, and the requirement of dribbling. However, players use wheelchairs and are not allowed to lift themselves out of them. At the RSF, anyone is welcome to play, regardless of mobility or experience level. Wheelchair basketball is perfect for those who have limited ability to run, jump, and/or pivot.
Ten Per4Max wheelchairs in a variety of sizes will be available to rent anytime during business hours. Please visit the Guest Services located at the locker rooms if you wish to rent a chair.
All ten chairs will also be out and available during the following open gym times.
No sign-up required!
|Currently on hold (Covid-19)||Fri||3–5 p.m.|
|Currently on hold (Covid-19)||Sun||3–5 p.m.|
Note: There will be no WCBB open gym on the following days:
RSF 101: Inclusive Rec
Are you a Cal Rec Sports Member with mobility, hearing, vision, or invisible disability interested in using the Rec Sports facilities? Not sure what Rec Sports has that can accommodate your needs? Rec Sports has been working hard to create increased access and programs for students with disabilities.
Sign up for RSF-101 – Inclusive Rec: a FREE 45-minute session with our Inclusive Recreation Coordinator.
What You Will Receive
- A personal tour of the facility.
- Information about how different equipment works and how to use it
- An Overview of the programs that we have to offer.
Schedule a Session
Please contact us at email@example.com. Please note that in-person tours are not available until further notice.