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
  • A 200-meter, six-lane indoor track (7 laps = 1 mile {lane 6})
  • Performance Studio; strength and conditioning program for sport club athletes, classes and events
  • E-Sports Hub, with 20 computers, X-Box & VR
  • Racquetball and squash courts
  • A multipurpose studio featuring mirrored walls and Marley Flooring.
  • Two fitness studios featuring mirrored walls and hardwood floor
  • A cycle studio with 11 LifeCycle exercise bikes
  • A state-of-the-art F45® studio
  • A circuit room with Cybex resistance machines, a rowing erg and stretching mats
  • Locker rooms featuring restrooms, lockers, showers and a dry sauna
  • A 25-meter, eight-lane swimming pool and separate diving well with 350,000 gallons of crystal-clear climate controlled water
  • Four outdoor, lighted tennis courts, 1 futsal court and 2 half court basketball courts
  • Outdoor KOURI PARCOURSE with 8 different exercise pieces