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})
  • A weight training room featuring 35 Cybex machines & over 10,000 pounds of free weights
  • A cardio room equipped with 30 pieces of the latest cardiovascular equipment
  • Racquetball and squash courts
  • A padded multipurpose room for Martial arts, stretching and TRX® workouts
  • Two fitness studios featuring mirrored walls and hardwood
  • A cycle studio with 11 LifeCycle exercise bikes
  • A state-of-the-art F45® studio
  • A circuit room with 15 pieces of Cybex resistance machines, a rowing erg and stretching mat
  • Locker rooms featuring restrooms, lockers, showers and a dry sauna
  • A 25-meter, eight-lane swimming pool and separate diving well
  • Four outdoor, lighted tennis courts, 1 futsal court and 2 basketball half courts