Student Wellness and Recreation Center


Mission and Facility Programming

The mission of the Student Wellness and Recreation Center is to provide opportunities which foster community engagement and instill a sense of belonging through physical activity. We envision a dynamic program that engages every participant and promotes physical fitness and overall wellness. We provide a positive environment for students to develop both personally and professionally by offering many opportunities for involvement.

  • Priority 1 - Student Recreation and Wellness
  • Priority 2 - NIC Community Recreation and Wellness
  • Priority 3 - Physical Education Curriculum
  • Priority 4 - Community Group Reservations and Rentals

The Building

The Center is organized around the main lobby, giving high visibility to each function. The reception desk is located just inside the entry; configured to provide optimum visibility and serve as a controlled access point into the building. The facility includes a climbing wall, fitness classrooms, weight and cardio areas, gymnasium, multi-purpose room, elevated track, locker rooms and an administration suite. The lobby and second level lounge are open and spacious, with areas for stretching and informal gathering.

  • Climbing Wall
  • Fitness Rooms
  • Gymnasium
  • Multi-Purpose Room
  • Weight Training
  • Indoor Track
  • Classrooms
  • Locker Rooms & Restrooms
  • Reception/Lounge
  • Administrative Offices & Support

The site on campus will be north of the Residence Hall and east of Post and Winton Halls, and south of River Avenue.

Time Line

  • Ground Breaking - May 2016
  • Opening - August 2017