About the Herbert Wellness Center

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Designed to be one of the finest centers in the nation for recreational sports, fitness, and wellness education programs, the Herbert Wellness Center affirms the University of Miami’s commitment to a well-rounded educational environment.
The Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center is a premier fitness, recreation, and wellness facility that opened in January 1996.

Indoor Facility

  • 18,000 sq. ft. fitness room full of well-maintained cardio and weight equipment
  • Large gymnasium with three full basketball courts that can also be converted to volleyball or badminton courts
  • Smaller gymnasium with rounded walls equipped to play indoor soccer, floor hockey, basketball, volleyball, or badminton
  • Jogging/walking track (11 laps to a mile)
  • Indoor 25-yard, 6-lane lap swimming pool with room for water exercise classes
  • Spa and two saunas
  • Racquetball and squash courts (call 305-284-3261 for a reservation)
  • Juice bar with healthy food choices and delicious smoothies (‘Cane Express and Dining Dollars accepted)
  • Fitness lab (home to the CV Wellness and CHAMP programs)
  • Instructional kitchen (cooking classes offered regularly)
  • Studio Cycling room
  • 2 Classrooms and a Conference room
  • 4 Multi-purpose rooms for group exercise, martial arts, and more
  • Pilates studio featuring five reformer racks
  • William Butler Atrium
  • CaneNet Wireless Access
  • Locker rooms and showers

Outdoor Facility

  • 4 Basketball courts that can be easily converted to volleyball courts
  • 6 Tennis courts
  • 5 Intramural playing fields


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