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Located behind Palmer and Piccolo Residence Halls (see campus map)are the cross-country jogging trails. The winding looped course is groomed and maintained for walkers and joggers alike. A semi-hilly course with several loop options for those desiring some non-street run/walk options. The Blue Route is main trails course. The Red Route as well as the Yellow Route involves the trails and campus hard surface roads. View here route and distances: Campus Walking/Running Routes (all), Blue Trails Route – 1.2 miles, Red Trails/Road Route – 2.23 miles, Yellow Trails/Road Route – 3.1 miles
The Miller Center includes a fitness center, two exercise studios and a small stretching area. The Fitness is located on the first floor; the two exercise studios and stretching area are located on the 4th floor. The Miller Center has two gender-specific locker rooms, each has 12 day-use only lockers and one shower available for all Miller Center patrons.
Reynolds Gymnasium is currently under renovation. The building will be closed until approximately August 2017. For more information and to see what amenities and recreation spaces will be available in the new Reynolds Gymnasium, please see our Renovation & Transformation Project page.
The Sutton Center is Phase I of the Reynolds Gym Renovation & Transformation project. This expansion of Reynolds Gymnasium includes: two full sized gymnasiums, an outdoor pursuits center, two connector atriums with an abundance of natural light, state of the art sound systems, digital signage and lounge areas for student interactions. The gymnasiums are lined to accommodate basketball, volleyball and badminton but can be transformed to host receptions, unique competitions and other university & community events.
Upper 8 Tennis Courts:
The Upper 8 Tennis Courts provide a newly refurbished court surface and lights. In addition to the eight tennis courts, there are two pickle ball courts lined within two tennis courts. The courts are open for the entire Wake Forest community. The tennis court lights can be utilized from 5pm-11pm.
Sand Volleyball Courts:
There are three sand volleyball courts on campus: Palmer/Piccolo, Johnson & Polo. All courts are available for open play throughout the day for the entire Wake Forest community. Palmer/Piccolo is also utilized for Intramural Sports sand volleyball matches.
Outdoor Recreational Fields:
There are two main recreational fields within Campus Recreation: Poteat & Water Tower.
Poteat Field is a 3 acre grass field, that serves as the main practice and game field for Club Sports. It has two softball backstops and four mobile soccer goals.
Water Tower Field is a lighted, 3 acre synthetic turf field that serves as the outdoor fields for Intramural Sports competition. The field features permanent lines for three flag football, three soccer and two softball fields. Sport Clubs also utilize Water Tower Field for practice and game matches, such as rugby, club soccer, club lacrosse, fast pitch softball and baseball.
“The Cage” Outdoor Basketball Courts:
The “The Cage” features one full or two cross-court basketball courts. The courts are lighted and they can be utilized between the hours of 5pm-11pm. The courts are open for the entire Wake Forest community.