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Client University of Toledo
Location Toledo, Ohio
Cost 12 million
Completed 01/01/1990
Role Project programmed and designed by David Greusel, FAIA, and David Bock, AIA, while associated with another firm.
Architect of Record The Collaborative Inc.
Description

USA Today touted the Student Recreation Center at the University of Toledo as one of the best in the country. The 149,000-square-foot facility features an indoor 300 meter track, three pools, free weights, exercise equipment, golf simulator, rock climbing wall, and basketball, racquetball and squash courts. It was also the first Student Recreation Center in the nation to have a water slide.

The facility includes a large multi-sport gymnasium with 5 full basketball courts, 3 racquetball courts, one with a glass wall. The aquatic center features a 25 yard by 25 meter lap pool, leisure pool, and diving well. A variety of group exercise classes are offered in the aerobics room with a floating hard wood floor, including turbo kick, step, yoga, tai chi, and more.

The fully equipped wellness center provides fitness information, fitness testing, cardiovascular machines, life cycles, rowers, elliptical trainers, treadmills, recumbent bikes, upright bikes, and more. A complete weight training area with resistance machines and a wide variety of cable resistance machines including a free weight room that features 2,900 square feet of equipment is also part of the center. *Project programmed and designed by David Greusel, FAIA, and David Bock, AIA, while associated with another firm David Greusel role: lead project designer David Bock role: design support Completion: 1990 Cost: $12 million Area: 149,000 sq. ft. Architect of record: The Collaborative Inc. Contact: Jeff Witt, Director of Recreation RC2111, University of Toledo Toledo, OH 43606 Phone: 419-530-3701 Jeffery.witt@utoledo.edu

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