Sports & Fitness
Competition, teamwork, leadership, self-confidence - - all are to be found by UNC Asheville students taking part in the huge array of sports and fitness offerings. From building muscles in the weight room to building teamwork on an Ultimate Frisbee team, you’ll find fun, friendship and motivation through sports and fitness.
Club sports, intramural sports, group exercise, educational seminars, outdoor adventures, dance, racquetball. . . there all offered at UNC Asheville. The Bike Shop, part of Campus Recreation Services, offers bike rentals and free maintenance to all students, faculty and staff. Bring your bike by and learn to fix it yourself.
The Health and Fitness Center adjacent to Justice gym offers multi-purpose courts, weight rooms, a dance studio and indoor track, swimming pool and more. Members of the greater Asheville Community also are welcome to rent our facilities when available.
Opening in Spring 2011, the $42 million N.C. Center for Health & Wellness will be located in the heart of UNC Asheville's campus, near the Justice Center.
The 133,500-square-foot facility will house classrooms, research and teaching labs; cardiovascular and strength training rooms; offices, meeting rooms and seminar space; studios for dance, aerobics, yoga and other physical activity courses; a wellness café and teaching kitchen; and incubator space for wellness-related community enterprises.
The facility will also include a multipurpose convocation center, the Kimmel Arena, which will have seating for 4,000 for commencement, health symposiums and national speakers, and seating for 3,400 for intercollegiate basketball. The arena provides the campus' first venue that can hold all of UNC Asheville's students.
Catch up on all the latest news about intercollegiate athletics, buy tickets, read the blog and see streaming video and audio clips of the Bulldogs in action. UNC Asheville is a member of the Big South Conference.