Recreation and Wellness Center

University of Houston-Clear Lake has long recognized the importance of educating the people who can teach others the importance of wellness – and help them achieve their wellness goals. By fall 2018, we will be better equipped to train up future generations of health sciences professionals.

In March 2017, UHCL broke ground on the new $38.2 million Recreation and Wellness Center. This facility will serve as the home for our Exercise and Health Sciences program and Fitness and Human Performance program, as well as a host of general instruction classrooms and recreational activities for students, faculty and staff.

An Active Building for a Growing Campus

Designed with future expansion in mind, the architectural design for the Recreation and Wellness Center allows for extended gym and activity space to the north and for additional locker rooms and an outdoor pool to the west. The two wings of building’s 81,709 square feet will contain stellar features:

  • Open study spaces
  • Casual seating and gathering areas
  • Food service
  • Private study rooms
  • 2 classrooms with emerging pedagogical technologies
  • 3 teaching labs for courses like biomechanics, motor control and exercise physiology
  • A 3-lane, 1/8-mile elevated indoor running track
  • Weight and cardio room
  • Olympic free-weight zone
  • 2 multipurpose rooms for group exercise
  • Locker rooms for women and men
  • 2 regulation-sized basketball courts (including a retractable volleyball system)
  • 1 multi-activity court for indoor soccer, hockey and other sports
  • Entire court space can be converted into event or dining hall
UHCL Recreation & Wellness Center SW View Rendering
 Rendering of Recreation & Wellness Center courtesy of SmithGroupJJR.
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