France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center &

Turf Recreation Exercise Center Fact Sheet

Opened:            October 2012
This project was an expansion/renovation of the existing facility that was opened in 1957, expanded in 1981 and 2000.

Project size:     TREC:       36,210 sq. ft.
                          CREC:      434,550 sq. ft.
                          Total:         470,760 sq. ft.

Project cost:     $98 Million

Architect:          Moody Nolan Ltd., Inc.

Hours of Operation and information available at www.purdue.edu/recwell.

Gymnasiums / Courts

  • ●  Lower Gym: Three sections; 3 badminton / pickleball or 1 volleyball each. (14,045 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Feature Gym: One basketball/volleyball court with high end acoustics and AV. Includes a special event entry. (6,656 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Gold & Black Gym: 6 courts for basketball or volleyball.
    • ○  Gold & Black Gym 1-3 includes separate special event entry (18,123 sq. ft.)
    • ○  Gold & Black Gym 4-6 (18,225 sq. ft.)

  • ●  Multi-Activity Court: Indoor soccer and hockey. (Can be configured for 5 badminton courts.) (15,055 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Upper Gym: 3 courts for basketball, volleyball, badminton / pickleball. (17,707 sq. ft.)

  • Total (89,811 sq. ft. sq. ft.)

Multipurpose Rooms

Storage in each room, dry erase marker paint, sound systems and storage cubbies

  • ●  MP 1 Best for group exercise and dance (1,929 sq. ft.)
  • ●  MP 2 Best for group exercise and dance (1,939 sq. ft.)
  • ●  MP 3 Best for wrestling and martial arts (1,494 sq. ft.)
  • ●  MP 4 Best for martial arts (1,130 sq. ft.)
  • ●  MP 5 Best for table tennis and group exercise (5,103 sq. ft.)
  • ●  MP 6 Best for group exercise, yoga and pilates (1,702 sq. ft.)
  • ●  MP 7 Best for group exercise, yoga and pilates (1,737 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Boilermaker Room Best for meetings and events (1,880 sq. ft.)

  • Total (16,914 sq. ft.)

Fitness / Cardio / Strength

(Fitness neighborhood concept)

  • ●  Colby Fitness Strength and cardio (16,395 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Personal Training Studio Private personal training area (765 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Climbing / Challenge Office 1 office space (114 sq. ft.)
  • ●  East Fitness Free weights, plate loaded and squat racks (7,800 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Scifres Functional Fitness User defined fitness area (8,250 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Olympic Lifting Room 8 platforms (798 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Equipment Maintenance In-house maintenance shop (651 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Fitness Loft Cardio area (2,565 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Fitness Pavilion Cardio, strength and functional (4,737 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Upper Fitness Cardio and strength (2,621 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Cycling Studio 30 spin bikes and instructor platform (1,424 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Faculty / Staff Fitness Cardio and strength (1,866 sq. ft.)

  • Total (47,989 sq. ft.)

Aquatic Facilities

  • ●  Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center (This facility is accessed through the CoRec entry control and is managed by Recreation and Wellness.)
    • ○  8 lane 50 meter Olympic Pool (20 – 25 yard lap lanes) Diving Pool with 4 springboards and 5 platforms, spa, spectator seating and mezzanine (39,831 sq. ft.)
    • ○  Offices, lobby, meet management, lounge and classroom (4,000 sq. ft.)
    • ○  Locker rooms (2,939 sq. ft.)

  • ●  Recreation Pool
    • ○  Myrtha Pool system, with padded floor, 25 person spa, classroom, lifeguard room, 3 lap lanes, vortex, bubble bench, teaching ledge & wet classroom. (9,143 sq. ft.)
    • ○  Outdoor sundeck

Climbing

  • ●  Climbing Wall - 55 ft. high rope wall (3,300 sq. ft. of climbing surface)
  • ●  Bouldering Wall - 55 ft. long x 12 ft. high (900 sq. ft. of climbing surface)

Jogging Tracks

  • ●  Atrium Track - 3 lanes, 9.5 laps per mile (5,500 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Upper Track - 3 lanes, 10.25 laps per mile (3,000 sq. ft.)

Misc. Recreation Space

  • ●  15 courts for racquetball, handball and wallyball (6 convert to squash) (12,262 sq. ft.)
  • ●  First Aid Room (244 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Club Sport Storage and Check Out (2,835 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Equipment Check Out (605 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Saunas - Men's, Women's and Coed (591 sq. ft.)

Locker Room

  • ●  Men's and Women's (13,326 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Gender Inclusive / Family (4) (665 sq. ft.)

Atrium and Lounges

  • ●  Main Atrium - East and West Entry (10,506 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Fitness Lobby (3,700 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Gym Lounge and Lobby (8,877 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Overlook Lounge and Hail Purdue Lounge (2,173 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Juice Bar and Convenience Store (1,256 sq. ft.)

Offices, Breakrooms and Conference Rooms

  • ●  Offices (45 work stations) (6,044 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Fitness Offices (3 office spaces) (689 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Breakrooms (3) (1,203 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Conference Rooms (3) (1,184 sq. ft.)

Wellness Suite

  • ●  Administration (1,669 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Massage (2) (229 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Consultation and Light Therapy (228 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Demonstration Kitchen (518 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Wellness Conference Room (484 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Physical Therapy (2,195 sq. ft.)

Turf Recreation Exercise Center (TREC)

TREC - This facility was built in the first phase of the renovation project and initially served as temporary space during the main project and was designed to be converted into an indoor synthetic turf facility once the main renovation was completed.


  • ●  Turf Area (25,929 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Locker rooms (2,554 sq. ft.)
  • ●  Office / Control (554 sq. ft.)



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