Clubs, Organizations and Recreation
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UCLA is a mosaic of culture and activity. With more than 1,200 clubs and student organizations, you’ll find ample opportunities to discover new interests and make friends with like-minded Bruins.Search Clubs & Organizations
Sports and Recreation
Whether it’s for competition or simply for fun, students are active in just about every imaginable sport or recreational activity. With 15 multipurpose workout facilities and six pools spread throughout campus, UCLA Recreation sponsors instructional classes, an intramural sports program that consists of 30 leagues, tournaments, meets and special events, and 50 club sports. The UCLA Marina Aquatic Center, located in Marina Del Rey, offers instruction and equipment for rowing, kayaking, sailing, surfing, windsurfing and paddleboarding.Visit UCLA Recreation
UCLA is home to a strong tradition of student government, and students play an active role in determining what happens on campus. The Undergraduate Students Association and the Graduate Student Association empower students to allocate budgets, found new clubs and develop a campus that reflects their values.
Arts and Culture
There are myriad ways to get involved in arts and culture on campus, as a spectator and as a creator. Students are DJs for Campus Radio, they’re writers and editors at the Daily Bruin, and they enjoy films together at Melnitz Movies, a student-run repertory cinema program.
The Student Committee for the Arts at UCLA is the student branch of the world-renowned Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA. Students involved with SCA work frequently with the CAP UCLA staff to promote the performing arts on campus and produce events that showcase student artists.
Business and Entrepreneurship
UCLA students are the driving force behind a vibrant culture of business and entrepreneurship. With an annual membership of over 5,000, the Undergraduate Business Society is the largest student organization at UCLA. Students have many opportunities to gain real-world knowledge and experience, including Startup UCLA’s Summer Accelerator, a 10-week program designed to help entrepreneurial students succeed at developing their own businesses.
Through the UCLA Volunteer Center, Bruins embody one of UCLA’s core values: service. Volunteer Day event kicks off the academic year with more than 5,000 Bruins serving at sites across Los Angeles. Throughout the year, Bruin volunteers partner with local organizations to support our community in a multitude of ways, from providing healthcare and services to the homeless to serving meals to veterans on Thanksgiving.