Southern Polytechnic State University

Graduate Academic Catalog 2011-2012

Recreational Facilities

The Recreation and Wellness Center, opened in the summer of 1996, offers many recreational opportunities to the student. A state of the art weight room that includes free weights, Cybex weight training, and cardiovascular equipment highlights the facility. The facility also boasts a large multipurpose gym that accommodates 2 basketball courts, 2 volleyball courts, 4 badminton courts, and a perimeter jogging/walking area. The Recreation and Wellness Center also has 2 racquetball courts, locker rooms/showers, and a pool complete with an outdoor sunbathing area. The pool can be used for recreation, lap, and competitive swimming. The Department of Recreational Sports and Campus Health Services are housed in the Recreation and Wellness Center.

The Southern Polytechnic Outdoor Recreation Complex provides 3 softball fields and one large multipurpose field for student use. The intramural sports program makes use of these fields throughout the year with flag football, soccer, and softball leagues. Also included in the complex are 9 tennis courts and a half-mile jogging trail.