About the Trojan Fitness and Wellness Center
Exterior of Trojan Fitness and Wellness Center from University Avenue.
Dr. Shane Tatum speaks at the opening of the Trojan Fitness and Wellness Center
Students enjoy working out on fitness equipment
Students wait in the lobby for entrance to facility on opening day
Dr. Hawkins speaks at the opening of the Trojan Fitness and Wellness Center
Just shy of two years in construction, the 78,000 square-foot Trojan Fitness Center cost about $25 million. It includes a multi-activity court, a basketball court, free and circuit weight training areas, aerobic exercise rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, a multi-level walking track and four offices.
The facility, located on the eastern edge of campus on the corner of George Wallace Drive and University Avenue occupies a portion of land where Sartain Hall, the campus’ former basketball arena, once stood. Parking, and new street connects University Avenue and John M. Long Avenue. Construction also included the removal of traffic signals at the intersection of University Avenue and International Boulevard. The intersection is now controlled with a roundabout.