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.

Inside the Heskett


5 convertible indoor courts including 3 hardwoord collegiate size basketball courts and a 200 meter indoor track with six lanes.

Circuit Room

Located on the lower level and features 17 Cybex Eagle stations.

Equipment available for checkout

Checkout sporting equipment, video games, and board games from our guest services desk.

Esports Hub

20 PC Units, 2 Large Screen TV's, and multiple consoles to choose from.

F45 Studio in use

International renowned high interval intensity training studio in the heart of campus featuring group classes throughout the day. Located on lower level.

Visit for a game of Squash, Raquetball or Table Tennis. Located on the lower level.

Khouri Parcourse

Kouri Parcourse

This fully accessible outdoor circuit course features 8 different exercise stations.

Locker Room

Men's, Women's, and Family facilities are located on the lower level and include lockers, shower facilities, and dry saunas. 

Outdoor Pickleball and Basketball Courts

Stop by for a game of Pickleball, Basketball or Futsal. Equipment available at the service desk.

Performance Suite

Focus on your strength and conditioning with state of the art cardio equipment and weight room.

F45 Studio

Shocker Fit Studios



25-meter, eight-lane swimming pool and separate diving well with 350,000 gallons of crystal-clear climate controlled water.

Students playing soccer at the outdoor fields at the Metroplex

Located at 29th & Oliver our two outdoor playfields are used for Campus Recreation sponsored intramural and sport club activities.