Kearney Campus Wellness Center
This highly visible 24,000-SF addition and renovation project includes a two-story addition to the UNK Cushing Arena and Athletics Building. The center includes facilities for student fitness, employee health and wellness, community outreach, and public health research. The Wellness Center is the home of UNK Campus Recreation, available to 7,000 students and 370 faculty members, and is considered a key recruiting tool and important component to enhancing the overall quality of campus life.
The Campus Wellness Center provides space for fitness and cardio training, strength training, and exercise studio space on the main level. The addition’s second level is the home of a new Physical Activity and Wellness Lab and includes specialized research studios for exercise, human performance, and physical therapy and rehabilitation. The wellness lab area includes departmental offices, student collaboration spaces, research labs, and specialized multi-purpose classrooms.
See feature article in the May 2016 College Planning & Management Magazine:
At a glance
Exercise & Training Space
Physical Activity and Wellness Lab
Engineering: Mechanical, Electrical, Structural, Civil, Fire Protection
of adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity each day
The UNK Wellness Center houses 48 pieces of cardio training equipment.
lower risk of coronary heart disease and stroke in physically fit adults.