Mountaineer Field House Facility Descriptions
Activity Room 1
This beautiful room on the second floor of the Rec Center has a wall of windows overlooking the field house. Its floating maple wood floors provide the perfect space for yoga, Pilates, and dance, while also lending itself to banquets and special events. 1626 sq. ft.
Activity Room 2
With rubberized flooring and ample storage, this is the perfect group fitness room. Our TRX suspension training system is located here, and the views of W Mountain and the Pinnacles Apartments are hard to beat. 1161 sq. ft.
Activity Room 3
This indoor cycling room boasts twelve Lifecycle GX bikes and six Keiser upright bikes. What better way to stay in shape for the incredible mountain biking we have here in the Gunnison Valley than to hang out here? 817 sq. ft.
The highest collegiate pool in the nation is home to Western’s NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Team. If you can’t keep up with our female swimmers, the hot tub, slack line, rope swing and open kayak night provide aquatic fun for everyone.
Need to practice your swing? Whether you’re a member of our Club Sports Baseball Team or just want to hit a few balls, our cage provides the space to make your dream swing come true. Programming includes student tournaments, faculty/staff contests, and home-run derby competitions. All the fun you can stand in one awesome cage!
This state of the art wall designed by Western students and built by Entre Prises boasts 3,114 climbable square ft. and a height of 43.5 feet. Its geometric plywood build is a route setters’ dream. Whether sending one of our thirteen leadable routes, practicing for “the Creek” on one of our two free-form cracks, learning multi-pitch skills on our rappel platform or putting on climbing shoes for the very first time, our climbing and bouldering wall is unparalleled on any college campus.
With the highest collegiate indoor track in the nation, we make champions out of thin air. Our NCAA indoor track is home to Western’s national champion track and cross-country teams. Boasting three multipurpose courts for basketball, volleyball, pickle-ball, and more, and a throwing cage and jump pit for field events, our advanced netting system makes this one of the most versatile spaces on campus. 65,201 sq. ft.
Our state-of-the-art fitness center designed by Life Fitness boasts 37 cardio machines including 4 Woodway Treadmills, 15 stacked weight machines, 6 plate weight machines, 4 Hammer Strength Power Racks, and an assortment of gym accessories to meet your needs whether you’re new to weight lifting or an elite athlete. 5844 sq. ft.
Our students spoke and we listened when we installed a trampoline and foam pit in our new field house. Mountain Sports Team athletes can up their game as they practice aerials, body position, and all the skills they will need to perform at their best for winter and summer competitions. And when it comes right down to it, who doesn’t like jumping on a trampoline and launching into a foam pit?
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