Florida International University has recently finished the expansion of its Wellness & Recreation Centre to more than double the size of its original facility at the Modesto A. Maidique Campus, including a more than 60,000-square-foot expansion of the gym. This renovation of USD 25 million was funded by an infusion from the Florida Capital Improvement Trust Fund, Student Government Association and FIU’s Department of Housing.
The expansion includes:
- A new three-court basketball gymnasium, for a total of five indoor courts.
- 6,600 square feet of fitness space to accommodate new, state-of-the-art cardio equipment including top brand names TechnoGym and Star Trac.
- A 6,500-square-foot strength room featuring TechnoGym, Hammer Strength and other branded equipment.
- 3,000 square feet of additional space for the men’s and women’s locker rooms, including two gender-neutral shower/changing rooms and two gender-neutral bathrooms.
- Three new fitness rooms dedicated to activities such as spinning, martial arts and other types of small-group training.