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.

Take a virtual tour of our sports facilities including McArthur Physical Education Center—home to our NCAA Division II volleyball and basketball teams—and our baseball and softball fields, tennis courts and Wallace Boathouse!

Swimming pool

Students sitting by the pool

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

South Field

Men's rugby team playing on South Field

Located along Boca Ciega Bay, South Field, or Kappa Field, hosts club rugby matches and offers plenty of room for recreation.

Volleyball courts

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

GO Pavilion

The 10,000-square-foot open-air pavilion takes advantage of Florida’s mild climate to host pick-up and intramural basketball games, concerts and festivals year-round.

Fitness center

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

Find free weights, cardio machines, a dance room and group fitness classes such swing dancing, mixed martial arts and Pilates in the heart of campus.

Johnson Athletic Field

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.