About Us


Welcome to the Barbara and David Gibbs Recreation and Wellness Center, on the campus of Rice University.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Recreation Center is to encourage a lifetime of health and wellness for the students, faculty, and staff of Rice University by promoting the physical, social, and emotional benefits of physical activity. To that end, a wide array of recreational programs and services have been created and are offered in an effort to increase knowledge about and provide opportunities for the development of healthy behavior patterns.