Tennessee Tech University Recreation & Fitness Center
Scope: New Facility
Status: Under Construction
Location: Cookeville, TN
Services: Architecture and Engineering
The project is a Student Recreation & Fitness Facility on the main campus of Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, Tennessee. The project is located at the Northeast corner of North Willow Avenue and West 7th Street and helps to establish an impressive gateway to the campus.
This 165,000-square foot, 3 level facility contains a main multi-court divisible gym, racquetball courts, a multi-purpose fitness center with a climbing wall, an indoor recreational pool, lockers, classrooms, training rooms, a gym, dance studio, an indoor track, a wellness and nutrition area, offices and large group exercise areas. The outdoor features include basketball and pickle ball courts. Another feature of this facility is the outdoor pursuits component. This element allows student to rent outdoor equipment such as kayaks to take advantage of the natural outdoor wonders that abound in this area.
The building’s design is a contemporary interpretation of the Georgian Style of Architecture that is prevalent on the campus. Through the choice of materials and Georgian architectural elements the building complements other structures on the campus.