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About the Health and Recreation Complex

The Health and Recreation Complex (HRC) serves as a wellness resource for Butler University students, faculty and staff, Butler alumni, and the Indianapolis community. In addition to housing the Department of Recreation, the HRC also houses:

Key Facility Features

  • Two-court gymnasium that can accommodate basketball, volleyball, and badminton
  • Six lane, lap-swimming pool
  • Leisure pool for water basketball, volleyball, bubble benches, or lazy river
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Men's, women's, and family locker rooms
  • Two multipurpose rooms for use with group exercise classes or club sport practices
  • Functional fitness room
  • Free-weight room with Hammer Strength equipment
  • Three free-weight areas, a selectorized weight machine circuit, several transitional fitness spaces, and two cardio machine areas that include Precor, Matrix, and Cybex pieces (over 60 pieces in all)
  • 1/10 mile jogging track
  • Massage therapy and physical therapy room
  • Conference room that seats approximately 30-40
  • Student lounge (aka "Living Room") with study areas, large TV, pool table, and table tennis