UAB Rec Center named among '25 Most Amazing'


Students run on UAB's Campus Recreation Center track.Best College Reviews has named their picks for "The 25 Most Amazing Campus Student Recreation Centers," and UAB's own Campus Recreation Center was among those featured.

Ranking at #18, the entry for UAB reads:
Alabama is no stranger to excellent athletics and fitness, which is why it's no surprise that the University of Alabama at Birmingham has dedicated its 150,000 square foot recreation center to developing student abilities. With squash, racquetball, and aquatic areas, students will find no shortage of things to keep them busy and in shape. Strength training facilities are also offered, as is a PowerZone for serious training and a KidZone for younger visitors who want to get in shape and burnish their credentials for a future Division I scholarship.
UAB's Campus Recreation Center offers a rock-climbing wall, among other ammenitiesJD Arney, chief author and researcher for the list, told PR Newswire:
"Having a place to work the body as well as the mind is a vital part of the student campus experience, and the best student recreation centers do this while also improving campus aesthetics. Students have come to expect much more from student recreation centers, and they have become important gathering points for campus social life."
UAB was the only school in Alabama to make the list.

Stop by today and check out all the amenities and activities the Campus Recreation Center has to offer!