Additional UCLA Benefits

UCLA Recreation is committed to providing high-quality recreational experiences that benefit the campus community. Recreation provides extensive access to a broad range of recreational activities and services at various facilities across campus. Recreation offers programming which encompasses the competitive, passive, social, cultural, and instructional aspects of recreational activity.  Visit Member Services for details on how to obtain Recreation access. 

    • The UCLA Recreation FITWELL Program activates wellness on campus by educating, motivating and empowering faculty, staff and students to make healthy lifestyle choices specifically in the areas of fitness and exercise, nutrition and weight management, stress management, and general health education.
  • BHIP (Bruin Health Improvement Program) Onramp: Strength & Conditioning
    • The Bruin Health Improvement Program (BHIP) OnRamp is a 12 week long strength and conditioning program, exclusively for UCLA faculty and staff* at no cost, offering participants intensive lifestyle training in areas of exercise, nutrition, stress management and mental conditioning. BHIP OnRamp is a comprehensive conditioning program that will improve cardiovascular fitness and overall strength and mobility. It is appropriate for individuals without current limitations and those looking to become much more physically active and nutritionally mindful.
  • BHIP (Bruin Health Improvement Program) .5
    • The Bruin Health Improvement Program (BHIP) .5 is a 10 week lifestyle change program designed to increase the fitness and thereby the health of the UCLA Employee*. BHIP .5 is a program for those who may be sedentary, looking to lose weight, or not ready to join BHIP OnRamp.
  • UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC)
    • The Mindful Awareness Research Center is a partner of the Norman Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology within the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA. MARC’s mission is to foster mindful awareness across the lifespan through education and research to promote well-being and a more compassionate society. 
    • The center
      • offers classes and workshops to the general public, teaching the skills of mindfulness across the lifespan
      • fosters and publicizes research to support the scientific benefits of mindful awareness
      • brings mindfulness to professionals through UCLA’s medical education program-including doctors, medical students, staff and faculty
      • offers mindfulness tools and classes to support mental health professionals