About the Herbert Wellness Center

Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center
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.


Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, some of the spaces inside the Herbert Wellness Center have been repurposed to provide for social distancing guidelines.

Indoor Facility

  • 18,000 sq. ft. Norman C. Parsons, Jr. Fitness Room full of well-maintained cardio and weight equipment
  • Large gymnasium (Main Gym) with three full basketball courts that can also be converted to volleyball or badminton courts
  • Smaller gymnasium (Centre Court) 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 (FitBerry) 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 (Club Norm)
  • 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
  • Functional training studio (Storm Zone) with a sled push and a tire flip machine

Outdoor Facility

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