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Campus Recreation

Division of Student Life and Enrollment


The Wayne G. Basler Center for Physical Activity (CPA) is a 120,000 square foot facility that was built by, and currently operates on, student activity fees and is staffed by ETSU student workers. Opened as the Center for Physical Activity in April 2002, the building was later renamed for Mr. Basler in October 2006. Mr. Basler has been a generous contributor to the ETSU as well as the Campus Recreation program over the years. The Basler Challenge Course located adjacent to the CPA was made possible by a donation from Mr. Basler.

In 2011 plans were made for an expansion of the CPA and in August 2013 the project was completed.  The CPA expansion includes a volleyball/indoor soccer/basketball court, a martial arts studio, a yoga studio, a change room, an extra 4,000 square foot area for the weight room, and a cycling studio. 

CLICK HERE: For a video tour of the CPA.

Basler Center for Physical Activity Facilities:

  • 19,000 square foot weight room & cardio room
  • 1/8 mile indoor track
  • Aerobic studio
  • Indoor Cycling studio
  • Martial arts training studio
  • Yoga studio
  • 4 Basketball/Volleyball courts
  • 2 Racquetball/Squash courts
  • Indoor climbing and bouldering wall
  • 8 Lane Indoor swimming pool
  • Multipurpose Room for meeting, events, & used for Table Tennis
  • Locker rooms
  • Change room for families & individual private use
  • Casual Care Center for child care service
  • Smoothie Bar

Outdoor Campus Recreation Facilities:

  • Basler Team Challenge & Aerial Adventure Course with Climbing, Rappelling, & Bouldering Tower
  • Intramural and Sport Club field at the CPA
  • Field Complex with 1 turf field, 1 grass field, & Field House
  • University Woods Trail System
  • 9 Hole Disc Golf Course
  • 6 Tennis Courts





climbing wall

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