University of Alabama at Huntsville Wellness Center
Size: 71,000 sf
Status: completed 2001
The University of Alabama in Huntsville Fitness Center is an all-inclusive Health and Fitness Center, complete with an indoor swimming pool, indoor track, weight training room, outdoor volleyball court, aerobics and activity studio and a cardiovascular center. The 71,000 square-foot facility is located on the University’s campus but serves the community as a whole with memberships available to anyone living in the Huntsville area. The FreeSpan Structure and bowstring trusses create the curved roof, which covers the three basketball courts without columns interrupting. Glass on the north side of the building provides natural light for recreation activities during the day enhances the vitality of indoor activities at night.
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