Recreation and Exercise Facilities

Whether you enjoy a pick-up game, fitness classes, or solo work-outs, our variety of gymnasiums, fitness centers, and recreation areas on campus will help you stay active and healthy.

Students running on treadmills in Archbold gym

Main Campus

Barnes Center at The Arch (Opening Fall 2019)

315.443.8000

The Barnes Center at The Arch is located just off the Quad on North campus behind the Dome. This state-of-the-art health, wellness and recreation complex serves as the hub of student wellness on campus.

Features: fitness centers, climbing wall, esports, multi-activity court, weight room, basketball courts, dance studios, table-tennis courts, two pools, showers and changing facilities, locker rooms

Brockway Fitness Center

Features: weight machines, treadmills, elliptical cross-trainers, climbers, bicycles, and rowers

Ernie Davis Fitness Center

Features: free weights, weight machines, treadmills, elliptical cross-trainers, steppers, bicycles, rowing machines, a 2,500 square-foot exercise room/dance studio, and changing facilities with showers and lockers

Graham Fitness Center

Features: bicycles, elliptical cross-trainers, free weights, functional training stations, rowing machines, treadmills, weight machines

Marshall Square Mall Fitness Center

Features: showers, lockers, weight machines, treadmills, elliptical cross-trainers, stair-climbers, bicycles, rowers

Women's Building

Features: swimming pool (closed for recreational swimming), locker rooms, two gymnasiums, basketball and volleyball courts, dance studio, outdoor tennis and basketball courts


South Campus

Goldstein Fitness Center

315.443.4967

Features: treadmills, elliptical cross-trainers, climbers, bicycles, Cybex weight machines, free weights, Functional Training System (FTS) glide machine

Skytop Recreation Area

315.443.4967

Features: 20 tennis courts, two basketball courts, one field, two sand volleyball courts

Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion

315.443.4254

Features: pro shop, skate rental shop, skate sharpener

The ice is used by the men’s and women’s ice hockey and figure skating clubs and intramural hockey and broomball leagues, special group reservations and rentals, and the Women's Division One Ice Hockey Team. Additional information can be found at http://skate.syr.edu.

Outdoor Education Center and Challenge Course

315.443.9935

Features: teambuilding and group problem solving programs, a low-and high-element outdoor challenge course.

Challenge your group to engage in a unique learning environment and build relationships, establish trust and camaraderie in a fun, different way. Help take your group to the next level (literally and figuratively) as you ascend the outdoor challenge course.

Additional information can be found on the Barnes Center website.

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