The 155,000 sq. ft. facility opened in March of 1983. The Department of Health Exercise Science and Recreation Management and the Department of Campus Recreation are housed in the facility. The Turner Center is the focal point for indoor recreational opportunities.
ACTIVITY AREAS WITHIN THE TURNER CENTER
Gymnasium: Accommodating 4 basketball courts, 2 volleyball courts, and 3 badminton courts.
Jogging Track: 1/8-mile track elevated around perimeter of gymnasium.
Natatorium: Two 25 yard 8 lane swim areas plus a shallow activity area. Two movable bulkheads separate these areas. The pool depth ranges from 3.5ft to 13 ft.
Fitness Center: 10,000 square feet facility offering Free-weights, Selectorized Resistance Weights, and Cardiovascular machines.
Aerobics Studios: Offering a variety of aerobics classes.
Racquetball Courts: Seven courts.
Walleyball Courts: Two courts.
Squash Court: One Court.
Game Room: Offering ping pong tables, shuffleboard, and foosball.
Turner Center Tennis Courts: Six unlit courts located to the southwest of the Turner Center. Used for academic classes and recreational use. Courts are available for reservation by campus departments and student organizations for special events.
BLACKBURN-McMURRAY OUTDOOR SPORTS COMPLEX
Intramural Fields: Located past the Gillom Sports Complex. Fields are available for Intramural events as well as recreational use. Reservations for the fields can be made through the online submission form.
Sport Club Fields: Located past the Gillom Sports Complex. Fields are available for Sport Club practices and matches only, and are not available for recreational reservations.
Sand Volleyball Courts: Two lighted volleyball courts located past the Gillom Sports Complex. Fields are available for Intramural events as well as recreational use. Reservations for the courts can be made through the online submission form.
Disc Golf Course: Twenty-three hole Frisbee Golf course located throughout the Outdoor Sports Complex. Course is available for recreational, Intramural & sport club use.
MEET THE FACILITY OPERATIONS STAFF
Assistant Director – Facility Operations
Graduate Assistant – Facility Operations
Campus Recreation Control Desk • Turner Center Lobby • 662-915-5591
Facility Reservations • 214 Turner Center • 662-915-5575
Aquatics Office • 102 Turner Center • 662-915-7946
Fitness Center • 301 Turner Center • 662-915-1130