Used by 4,000 Students a Day
The National Intramural
and Recreational Sports Association has named
“The honorees are chosen by a group of architects and student collegiate recreational professionals,” Bunker said. “The top centers are chosen on the basis of functionality, attractiveness of the architecture and facility, programming, adaptability to student needs and wise use of budget dollars.
“To be at the very top of a very long list of nominees is quite an honor, especially when you consider that institutions nationwide have been upgrading facilities. Last year, colleges and universities spent close to $3.5 billion to renovate student recreational centers.”
“Our students wanted a bigger and better facility, and they voted to make it happen,” Bunker said. “I think they are very satisfied with the results. Our average use at the center is 4,000 students a day.”
Bunker said programming at the Colvin Center is offered in six areas: the Intramural program, which is the largest on-campus recreational program for students; an Outdoor Adventure program; a Sports Club program; Adaptive Sports; Aquatics, a “F-I-T First” program, which offers non-credit courses in fitness, instruction, wellness and aerobics; and an open recreation program that allows students to exercise at their convenience.
very proud of this facility and so glad that
our students enjoy it and use it to stay healthy
and well,” Bunker said. “The
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