Facilities

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Carmichael Gymnasium

Carmichael Gymnasium is an integral part of the complex, and the facility that is most identifiable with the NC State community. In fact, when referring to Carmichael Complex, patrons typically say that they are “heading to the Gym.” It was built in 1961 to provide facilities for physical education as well as recreation for NC state students and faculty/staff. An extension was opened in 1987 to create a total of 345,329 square feet of recreational and fitness space.

Features include:

  • Five cardio and weight training rooms
  • 11 Indoor Basketball/Multi-purpose Courts
  • Indoor Track
  • 18 Racquetball Courts
  • Two Fitness Studios
  • Squash Courts
  • Steam and Sauna Room
  • Table Tennis Tables
  • Indoor Climbing Wall
  • Gymnastics Training Area
  • Four Outdoor Basketball Courts
  • 12 Outdoor Tennis Courts

Aquatic Center

The Aquatic Center encompasses both a 25-yard and 50-meter Olympic sized pool, as well as a diving well, sun deck, full wet classroom and outdoor patio. A chair lift for assisting non-ambulatory patients is located on the deck of both the 25-yard and the 50-meter pools.


Carmichael Recreation Center

The Carmichael Recreation Center is located at the south end of the Carmichael Complex. It offers three stories of fitness and cardio. It features four fitness studios and more than 10,000 square feet of cardio and weight training equipment.

Features include:

  • 10,000 sq. ft. Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Adventures Equipment Rental Center
  • Fitness Suite
  • Four Fitness Studios
  • Fitness Assessment Room
  • Stretching Area

Miller Field

Spanning more than eight acres, Miller Fields accommodates Sports Programs, Health and Exercise Studies and other University Groups.


Additional Complexes

Centennial Campus

Disc Golf Course

Nestled just off Lake Raleigh is the 9-hole disc golf course. Completed in 2010, this challenging, rustic course is available free of charge for NC State students, faculty and staff.

Centennial Recreation Fields

The Centennial Fields are located on the beautiful Centennial Campus just off Achievement and Varsity Drives. The two-2.5 acre playing fields are home to club sports practices and special events.

Greenway Par Course

Want to challenge yourself on your next run along the Greenway on Centennial? Five par-course stations offer upper and lower body exercise stations throughout the 2.5 mile run across Centennial Campus.

For par station locations, please click here.

Method Road Complex

Spanning more than four acres, Method Road accommodates Sports Programs, Health and Exercise Studies and other University Groups.