LIVE WELL …
Rock Climbing Wall
Located on the first floor at the north end of the center, our rock-climbing wall is one of only a few rock-climbing options in Alabama. Beginner, intermediate and advanced levels are available, but those skillful enough to reach the top will enjoy a scenic overview of activities below.
The swimming pool and Aquatic Center is located at the south end of the Wellness Center and features an exterior wall that opens to the outdoors by way of roll-up doors. The area also features a lap and vortex pool, a nearby Jacuzzi, and is equipped with a zip line and portable rock-climbing wall.
Multi-Purpose Basketball Courts
In the center of the facility are two open-ceiling basketball courts, each lined for various additional sports including badminton, pickle ball and volleyball.
A fully-equipped weight room features a comprehensive array of strength-training equipment including variable resistance machines, various bench presses, and dumbbell and barbell racks, along with a squat racks and Smith machines. Medicine balls, kettle bells, and Lebert Equalizer systems are also available in our Functional Fitness Area on the 2nd floor.
Cardio Equipment Area
The Wellness Center features a full complement of cardio exercise equipment including treadmills, upright and recumbent bikes, stair steppers, elliptical machines, and Virtual Ride cycles. All are equipped with a touch-screen monitor.
Two multi-purpose rooms, each with a second-floor view of the new AUM intramural fields, provide the venue for a dynamic selection of exercise classes including spinning, yoga, Pilates, zumba, bodypump and dance. An adjacent outdoor patio lounge area is the perfect spot for a post-workout rest.
An indoor track on the second level of the center hovers over the basketball courts and offers runners a scenic outdoor view for approximately half of each lap. The track measures 0.8 miles in length, with corner exercise and lounge areas on its outer perimeter.
Women and men’s locker rooms, equipped with showers and lockers, are conveniently located near the pool area for easy access. A limited number of lockers are available for rent.
LEARN WELL …
Department offices and classrooms are located on the west side of the first and second floors of the Wellness Center. Two large, first-floor classrooms, separated by a partition wall, give students easy access to their classes without requiring they enter through the center’s busy check-in area.
Human Performance Lab
The AUM Wellness Center is headquarters to the university’s nationally recognized Physical Education and Exercise Science research lab. It is also the home of many health-oriented programs designed by AUM fitness experts to enhance health and wellness on campus and throughout the River Region.
Located on the west side of the first floor of the center, the high-tech facility features an “endless pool” for research and hydrostatic weigh-in, along with a dual-emission x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA), which is considered the gold standard in equipment used to measure body composition.
AUM’s Intramural Sports office, which oversees a variety of recreational and club sports, is located on the first floor of the Wellness Center with easy access for students and staff. Some of the sports included among AUM’s intramural activities are ultimate Frisbee, basketball, volleyball, flag football, fishing, table tennis, and more.
BE WELL …
Journey to better health and fitness. Join us at the Auburn Montgomery Wellness Center.
For questions, please contact Louis Thornton.