The Johnson Center‚ located on Complex Drive‚ is a state–of–the–art recreation facility that is designed to provide choices and opportunities for healthy living. The appealing‚ open environment encourages participation and development of a positive‚ healthy lifestyle. It is a great place to gather‚ make new friends‚ and take a positive step towards lifelong health and fitness habits. Facilities available for basketball‚ weight training and conditioning‚ group fitness classes‚ climbing‚ volleyball‚ badminton‚ jogging‚ racquetball‚ and wallyball. A current UK student ID or Johnson Center membership ID is required for admittance. Visit the Johnson Center page for more information.
Lancaster Aquatic Center
The University of Kentucky is the home of one of the finest Natatoriums in the world. The Lancaster Aquatic Center contains lightning fast competition swimming courses and world class diving facilities. Located adjacent to the Johnson Center‚ the Lancaster Aquatic Center offers indoor swimming to the UK community. During our 50 hours of Recreational Swim‚ we provide 10 lanes for lap swimming and space for shallow water activities. This facility is open to UK Faculty‚ Staff‚ and students with UK or BCTC identification. Spouses and family members are permitted to purchase passes. Visit the Lancaster Aquatic Center page for more information.
The Seaton Center, located on the corner of University Drive and Complex Drive, is a multi-use facility that is shared among the Kinesiology Department, the UK Wellness Department, and UK Campus Recreation. The Seaton Center gym is home to kinesiology classes, UK MoveWell classes, and intramural sports. It is also available for group reservations and open recreation. Visit the Seaton Center page for more information.
The following outdoor rec areas are available for student use: Pieratt Recreation Fields‚ Cooper Drive Outdoor Basketball Courts‚ Complex Drive Outdoor Tennis Courts, and Alumni Drive Club Sports Fields. Picnic Areas: Cooper Drive Picnic Area—adjacent to the Pieratt Recreation Fields; Adena Park- a 7–acre tract in northern Fayette County. For picnic area reservations‚ please call (859) 257–3928. For other outdoor facility reservations, refer to the Facility Reservations page.