Aquatics in the George S. Eccles Student Life Center
The George S. Eccles Student Life Center provides University of Utah students with many opportunities for recreation and fitness, including a 17,000 SF two-level fitness center containing cardio equipment, weight machines and free weights, three-court gym with a suspended track, two-court auxiliary gym, a 10-foot tall bouldering wall, 54-foot tall climbing wall, racquetball courts and four group fitness studios.
The center also houses four separate bodies of water to provide various aquatic type experiences. There is the 50-meter training pool, an activity pool which is used for playing basketball, volleyball, Aqua Fit classes and swimming lessons, a large spa pool which can hold 33 people, and an outdoor lounging pool. The campus setting at the base of the Wasatch Mountains provides stunning views, a resort-like feel and a unique indoor/outdoor swimming experience.