Cost: $15.4 million
Groundbreaking for the Student Activity Center took place on April 28, 1988.
The $15 million complex was officially dedicated on October 4, 1990. In its
first week of operation, more than twenty thousand people visited it.
The 175,000 square foot facility was built as an addition to the Rose Center.
Considered one of the finest recreational facilities in the country, the facility
provides Nautilus equipment and free weights, racquetball, basketball and volleyball
courts; a bowling alley; and an Olympic-sized swimming pool. Facilities are
provided for aquatics, weight fitness, jogging, bowling, billiards, aerobics,
racquetball, archery, golf ball driving, table tennis, basketball, volleyball,
badminton, tennis, floor hockey, indoor soccer, dances, movies and other various
kinds of leisure activities.