Heskett Center main entrance

Heskett Center 

Named in honor of H. Dean Heskett, many department indoor and outdoor programs and activities take place in the Heskett Center and surrounding grounds. This 166,000 square-foot, shared use facility has everything a fitness enthusiast needs for a healthy, enjoyable, and productive college career. By presenting your current Shocker ID card, you have opened a door into the very best in fitness and recreation.

The Heskett Center facility serves Campus Recreation, Human Performance Studies, Sport Management and the Dance Department.  Campus Recreation facilities provides the University community with plenty of opportunities to satisfy their recreational needs.

  • 5 convertible basketball/volleyball/badminton courts
  • 200 meter indoor track
  • 3 Shocker Fitness Studios
  • Aquatic Center consisting of 25 meter swimming pool and separate dive well
  • Multiple racquetball courts
  • Convertible Squash Court
  • Cycle Studio
  • Circuit Room
  • 25 foot-high climbing wall
  • 5,000+ square feet of fitness specific activity space including the Cardiovascular Room and Free Weight Gym
  • 6 outdoor, lighted tennis courts
  • Heskett Center, outdoor, natural grass play-fields