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EXPLORE UCLA


Recreation

The Wooden Center is the UCLA campus gym. It offers a range of sports facilities, including:

  • Basketball courts
  • Racquetball courts
  • Weight room
  • Rock climbing wall
  • Fitness equipment
  • Classes in yoga, dance, and martial arts

Sunset Recreation Center, located on the hill, is a park-like facility that features:

  • Picnic areas
  • Volleyball courts
  • Swimming pools
  • Bonfire pits
  • Regulation tennis courts
  • Challenge course

Throughout campus you will also find swimming pools, tennis courts, soccer fields, and running tracks.

Central Ticket Office

Tickets for all UCLA cultural events are available at the Central Ticket Office (CTO). CTO also offers discounted student tickets to campus athletic events, to local movie theaters, theme parks, and public transit options that can take you all over the city.

Galleries and Museums

A tour of all the UCLA museums and art galleries will take you from the corner of Wilshire and Westwood Boulevards to the northeast corner of the campus.

 

The UCLA Hammer Museum
Through its collections, exhibitions, and programs, the Hammer Museum illuminates the depth and diversity of artistic expression through the centuries.

 

The New Wight Gallery
The gallery is coordinated by a Board of Directors made up of students from the Departments of Art, Architecture and Urban Design, and Design | Media Arts.

 

The Murphy Sculpture Garden
Located along side Bunche Hall, the Sculpture Garden is a collection of over 70 major works by Rodin, Matisse, Calder, Lachaise, Lipchitz, Moore, Miro, and many more.

 

The UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History
The Fowler Museum is ranked among the top non-western art museums worldwide. The Fowler's collections are especially strong in holdings from Africa, the Americas, Southeast Asia and Oceania.

 

The Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden 
The seven-acre Mathias Botanical Garden is located in the southeast corner of the campus and contains some five thousand species of native and exotic plants.

Events and Performances

UCLA invites a wide variety of performers and lecturers to campus every year. With two museums, the Fowler and the Hammer, as well as the Film and Television Archive (the world’s largest university-based collection of motion pictures) and the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA (CAP UCLA, summer is full with musical performances, special exhibitions, and screenings.

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