Aggie Recreation Center (ARC)
The state-of-the-art, 105,000 square foot Aggie Recreation Center features:
- Three hardwood gym courts utilized for basketball and volleyball
- Elevated indoor track measuring 1/8 of a mile long
- A Multi-Activity Court (MAC) programmed for Open Rec basketball, badminton, and futsal
- 4,600 square foot Fitness Center and 3 Cardio Lofts featuring the most advanced cardio and weight equipment available
- Outdoor Programs which operates a 50’ climbing wall, rappel ledge, and a rental shop for outdoor gear and equipment
- Cycling Studio
- 2 Outdoor Basketball Courts
- Sand Volleyball Courts
- 4 Group Fitness Studios programmed for Group Exercise Classes and Open Rec
- Student lounge space throughout the ARC
- Student locker rooms
Aggie Recreation Center
805 East 700 North
Activity spaces in the ARC are currently scheduled primarily for Open Recreation and Campus Recreation Fitness Classes.
Student Clubs are welcome to use the activity spaces in the ARC during Open Recreation. When using the ARC during Open Recreation:
- Groups or individuals must welcome anyone that would like to participate
- Activity spaces may be used during Open Recreation on a first come first serve basis
- Groups or individuals may not kick others out of a space or tell them they have a reservation
- Admission may not be charged for meetings or practices
USUSA/Department Clubs are still welcome and encouraged to schedule space in the HPER or Fieldhouse using the online scheduling request forms.
In the spring of 2009, Tyler Tolson was elected as the university's new Student Body President after running a campaign with the objective to build a new recreational and wellness facility for students on USU's Logan campus.
The proposed ARC project was voted on and passed by the students during the general student elections in February 2012. The student referendum passed, and legislative approval for the project was achieved during the Spring 2013 legislative session.
The cost of the project was approximately $30 million, which includes design, permits, construction, and equipment. The students' contribution to the project will be a $75 building bond replacing the current $25 Aggie Legacy Fields bond which began Fall 2015.
AJC Architecture of Salt Lake City, Utah and 360 Architects of Kansas City, Missouri were selected to design the ARC in the summer of 2013. The firms worked under the direction of a USU team composed of professional staff from Campus Recreation, USU Facilities staff, the Vice President of Student Affairs, and students from the executive council. Layton Construction of Salt Lake City, Utah was selected to build the ARC in late 2013.