Recreation Facilities

Keep active, stay fit

With 361 days of sunshine per year, our setting pretty much guarantees year-round outdoor living. From wakeboarding to long boarding, Zumba to weight training, our students stay fit by staying active. Join them.

Students sitting by the pool

Open six hours each day, our outdoor pool offers six 25-yard swimming lanes and a 12-foot deep tank.

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Men's rugby team playing on South Field

Located on Boca Ciega Bay, South Beach has an outdoor pavilion, full size soccer/rugby field and a 100-yard white sand beach.

Additional facilities include McArthur Gymnasium, home to several varsity squads including women’s indoor volleyball and men’s and women’s basketball, a baseball stadium, a softball stadiumtennis courts and the Waterfront‘s Wallace Boathouse for boating, sailing, kayaking, wakeboarding and paddleboarding.
Eckerd College Tritons sand volleyball team playing in a match

Two sand volleyball courts with easily-adjusted nets for women’s or men’s play and built-in lines make for the perfect spot for pick-up games and our women’s NCAA Division II home games.

GO Pavilion

The 10,000-square-foot open-air GO Pavilion takes advantage of Florida’s mild climate to host concerts and sporting events year-round.

Henry Ashworth '16 lifting weights in the gym with his mentor, Dr. Joseph Larkin

Find free weights, weight and cardio machines, a dance room and group fitness classes – swing dancing, mixed martial arts, Pilates – in the Fitness Center.

Men's soccer team playing in a game against Clearwater

North Field hosts varsity soccer games, as well as intramural flag-football, soccer, and kickball and the club rugby, lacrosse and soccer teams.