Fitness and Recreation

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The new Student Recreation Center, which opened in Denton in August 2011, provides a full-service fitness center and recreational programming to the University. Facilities that students may access with their ID cards include three group exercise studios, men’s and women’s locker rooms, a full size gymnasium with basketball, volleyball, and badminton courts, a 30-foot climbing wall, a lounge with gaming equipment and a large screen TV, an outdoor sand volleyball court, a full-service fitness area with strength training equipment and cardio machines, an indoor swimming pool, and an outdoor adventure rental center. In addition, the following services and programs are offered for a nominal fee to students: specialized group exercise classes (such as boot camp), intramurals, a golf course, personal training, and outdoor adventure trips, For more information, visit the new Student Recreation Center or the TWU Fitness and Recreation website .

Students, faculty, and staff may also use exercise facilities at the Dallas Parkland and Houston campuses including treadmills, elliptical cross-trainers, steppers, stationary bicycles, assorted strength training machines, free weights and group exercise classes. For more information contact Student Life at Dallas 214-689-6697 or Student Life at Houston 713-794-2157.