Southwest Recreation Center


Welcome To Southwest Recreation Center

The Southwest Recreation Center (SWRC) is a 147,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility. More than two million students have used the SWRC since opening in the Fall of 1994.

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The Southwest Recreation Center is located 3150 Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611. View the map at the bottom of this page for additional direction.


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  • 21,000 sq. ft. Strength and Conditioning Room
  • Six Indoor Basketball Courts
  • Five 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
  • Fitness Assessment Center (FAC)
  • Athletic Training room
  • Three Activity rooms
  • Men’s and Women’s locker rooms with digital locks
  • Day lockers
  • Social lounge equipped with seating areas, flat screen TVs, and WiFi