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
  • E-Sports Hub, with 20 computers, 2 consoles
  • Racquetball and squash courts
  • A multipurpose studio featuring mirrored walls and Marley Flooring.
  • Two fitness studios featuring mirrored walls and hardwood floor
  • A state-of-the-art F45® studio : Functional Fitness in 45 minutes
  • A circuit room with 17 station Cybex® Eagle line
  • Locker rooms with 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
  • Outdoor Sport Complex : basketball, futsal, pickleball, tennis
  • Outdoor KOURI PARCOURSE with 8 different exercise pieces