The 46,000 square-foot Physical Education and Recreation Center offers students and employees access to state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and personal trainers for physical education and recreational workouts.
Check out the wide variety of options available at the PERC outlined below.
Are you into cycling, but miss it during the cold winter months? We have a space dedicated to spinning. Take a class or make your own path with simulated hills and sprints.
Here you will find treadmills, ellipticals, stationary bikes, rowing machines and more – everything you need to build your cardiovascular endurance on your own.
Strength and Conditioning Center
Here you will find free weights and machines to work every muscle from legs to shoulders to core. Work with our personal trainers to get started on a customized workout plan.
Cross Training Center
Get a more dynamic workout utilizing plyo, calisthenics and aerobics. Use equipment such as BOSU balls, ropes, TRX Straps and kettlebells. Don't know how to get started? Ask one of our certified personal trainers.
Ten laps create one mile. Walk, run or jog and build your endurance until you can go the distance. There are stretching and core stations around the track as well as room to perform plyometrics to customize your workout.
Turn your workout into a full body circuit with the human sport machines conveniently located next to the track. Alternate your cardio sets with strength training and take your workout to the next level.
The PERC has a regulation sized basketball court featuring six hoops and a regulation volleyball court. Shoot some hoops, play pick-up games, run sprints or drop-in during our open-volleyball sessions.
We have 2 racquetball courts. Don't have your own equipment? You can rent everything needed at the equipment room free of charge.
The PERC lobby offers spots to study, comfortable seating, TVs and a ping pong table for when you need a study break.
The 1,700 square foot space supports classes such as martial arts, aerobics and even dance as it features mirrored walls and a ballet bar.
Mind and Body Studio
Home to yoga, pilates and meditation classes, this 1,300 square foot space is sound proof, climate controlled and has an extraordinary view of the Rocky Mountains - the perfect environment for exercise and relaxation.
Three sizes of lockers are available, all with a digital locking device. Shower facilities feature a private changing room per shower with ample hangers for all of your belongings.
PERC members can also choose to take their workout outdoors. The 1.1 acre field is home to Intramural sports such as Ultimate Frisbee, flag football and more. The space also features a kickball diamond and is perfect for yoga on the lawn.
Three outdoor tennis courts along with a hitting wall are also available and can be utilized year round.