Carmichael Complex



Carmichael Gymnasium

Carmichael Gymnasium is an integral part of the complex, and the facility that is most identifiable with the NC State community. In fact, when referring to Carmichael Complex, patrons typically say that they are "heading to the Gym." It was built in 1961 to provide facilities for physical education as well as recreation for NC state students and faculty/staff. An extension was opened on 1987 to create a total of 345,329 square feet of recreational space.

Features include:

  • Five cardio and weight training rooms
  • 11 Multi-purpose Sport Courts
  • Indoor Track
  • 18 Racquetball Courts
  • Two Fitness Studios
  • Squash Courts
  • Steam and Sauna Room
  • Table Tennis Tables
  • Indoor Climbing Wall
  • Gymnastics Training Area
  • Four Outdoor Basketball Courts
  • 12 Outdoor Tennis Courts

Carmichael Recreation Center

The Carmichael Recreation Center is located at the south end of the Carmichael Complex. It offers three stories of fitness, cardio, and leisure space. It features a Port City Java, four fitness studios and over 10,000 square feet of cardio and weight training equipment.
Features include:
  • 10,000 sq. ft. Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Adventures Equipment Rental Center
  • Fitness Suite
  • Four Fitness Studios
  • Fitness Assessment Room
  • Plasma Screen TV's and Cardio Theatre
  • Stretching Area
  • Hands-free Water Refilling Stations 

Aquatic Center

The Aquatic Center encompasses both a 25-yard and 50-meter Olympic sized pool, as well as a diving well, sun deck, full wet classroom and outdoor patio. A chair lift for assisting non-ambulatory patients is located on the deck of both the 25-yard and the 50-meter pools.