USD Ranked Among 20 Great Recreation Centers at Small Colleges
The centers were selected and ranked based on total number of points for several criteria: affordability; awards and recognition; and notable features.
"It's exciting for our wellness center to be included in this ranking," said Kim Grieve, Ph.D., vice president and dean of student services. "USD has so much to offer, from world-class academics to state-of-the-art facilities. We're extremely proud of the quality of student life here at USD and the opportunities available to our students both in and out of the classroom."
USD's Wellness Center is an $11 million state-of-the-art fitness center equipped with a 38-foot rock wall with nine rope stations, TRX studios, racquetball courts, cycling room, elevated track and cutting-edge workout equipment. It was the 2012 winner of the Innovative Architecture & Design Award from Recreation Management Magazine and the 2013 winner of the Outstanding Sports Facility Award from National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association. The center also offers students various programs aimed to establish healthy lifestyles, including "The Biggest Loser" and a Hyper Fit Boot Camp.
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