Southwest Recreation Center

Southwest Recreation Center

The Southwest Recreation Center (SWRC) is a 140,000 sq. ft. state of the art facility. Over two million students have used the SWRC since its opening in the Fall of 1994.

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  • 14,000 sq. ft. Strength and Conditioning Room
  • 6 Indoor Basketball Courts
  • 6 Racquetball Courts
  • Multipurpose Gymnasium for Indoor Soccer, Handball and Basketball
  • 15,000 sq. ft. split-level cardio room with personal viewing screens
  • First Floor includes state of the art cardio equipment, a functional fitness area with kettlebells, light-weight dumbbells, a throwing wall and benches
  • Second Floor includes state of the art cardio equipment and a 1/9 mile indoor track
  • Two Massage Therapy rooms
  • Personal Training studio
  • The Fitness Assessment Center (FAC)
  • Athletic Training room
  • Three Activity rooms 
  • Men's and Women's locker rooms with digital locks
  • Digital day lockers
  • Social lounge equipped with seating areas, flat screen TV's, WiFi and a smoothie bar


The Southwest Recreation Center is located at the corner of Hull Road and Bledsoe Drive across from the Harn Museum and the Center for the Performing Arts.

Campus Map - Zoomed to SWRC

Normal Operating Hours

NOTE: These hours are subject to change for holidays, breaks, football games, etc. Please check the Facility Hours page for a specific day's hours.

Day Time
Monday–Friday 5:30 a.m. – 1 a.m.
Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
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