Troy University’s new recreational center to open Wednesday

The 78,000 square-foot center features a multiactivity court, basketball court, free and circuit weight training areas, aerobic exercise rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, and a multi-level walking track, according to the university. (WTVY Photo from Video)
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Troy, Ala. (WSFA) -- Troy students will not only return from winter break to class Wednesday but also to a new state-of-the-art recreation and fitness center.

The 78,000 square-foot center features a multiactivity court, basketball court, free and circuit weight training areas, aerobic exercise rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, and a multi-level walking track, according to the university.

Finished in just under two years of construction, the building was a student-led initiative. It was paid for through a student recreation fee of $100 per semester, which was implemented in 2016.

The facility is located on the corner of George Wallace Drive and University Avenue where the former basketball arena once stood.

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