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Health and Recreation Complex


The Health and Recreation Complex (HRC) offers many programs and services to Butler students, faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as the Indianapolis community. Not only is it the main stomping ground for the Department of Recreation and Wellness, the HRC also houses the offices of Counseling and Consultation ServicesHealth Services, and Sexual Assault Response and Prevention, making it a true wellness center on campus.  

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Current Student

To be your best, you must feel your best. So you can quickly find the info and resources you need, we've organized quick links for you by category.

Butler Employee

We understand the importance of a work-life balance—including wellbeing. For that reason, Butler employees can take advantage of most services and programs available at the HRC. Get more details at the links provided just for you. 

Prospective Student

Thinking about coming to Butler? Check out this quick guide of programs, services, and opportunities available to Butler students. 

Community Member

The HRC isn't just a resource for Butler University. It's also a resource for the Indianapolis community. Get more info on what we offer.

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Facility and Events

Our amenities include a two-court gymnasium, multipurpose rooms for group exercise classes, free-weight room, and cardio and weight machine area. The Aquatics Center includes a six-lane, lap-swimming pool, separate leisure pool, and a hot tub. And, if you're interested in hosting an event at the HRC, take a look at our facility reservation info



Multiple competitive and non-competitive programs are offered through our Department of Recreation. Students who are interested in some friendly competition will love our intramural and club sports programs, which include basketball, lacrosse, soccer, crew, and ultimate frisbee. From fitness classes and water volleyball that are included with your HRC membership to discounted personal training and swim lessons and so much more, you're bound to find an activity you love. 

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Connect With Us

Want to keep up with what's happening at the HRC? Be sure to follow us on Instagram and Twitter, and like us on Facebook. We also encourage you to give us feedback—good or bad—on how we're doing. So, let us hear from you!