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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2003-2005 General Information Student Life and Services Athletic and Recreation Programs and Facilites  

Athletic and Recreation Programs and Facilities

The Golden Dome Athletic Center at 42 Warren Street is the location for both the athletic and recreation departments.The Golden Dome Athletic Center houses an eight-lane, 25-yard swimming pool, four racquetball courts, five outdoor, lighted tennis courts, two gymnasiums-a recreation gym (contains two basketball or two regulation volleyball courts) and the Arena Gym (which seats 1,200 for athletic contests)-men`s and women`s locker rooms, and a modern, up-to-date fitness center that contains a free weight and Nautilus room, a multipurpose aerobics/exercise room, and an executive fitness room that contains all the electronic workout machines such as step masters, a setup mill, bikes, treadmills, Nordic Tracks, and other state-of-the-art fitness machines.

Alumni Field, with lighted athletic recreation fields, a regulation soccer field, an all-weather track, and baseball and softball fields, is located next door to the Golden Dome Athletic Center.

A varied intercollegiate athletic NCAA Division III (men`s volleyball in Division I) program that features varsitycompetition in men`s and women`s baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball is offered at Rutgers-Newark. The Rutgers-Newark Scarlet Raiders provide lots of excitement for their spectators within the nationally renowned New Jersey Athletic Conference.

The recreation department provides a multitude of activities for the Rutgers-Newark community and offers some 35 to 45 noncredit activity classes in aquatics, martial arts, fitness, team and individual sports, and racquet sports each term. The recreation department also offers a complete intramural schedule, adventure recreation trips, club sports, special events, and community programs.

All of these facilities are available for recreational use by students, faculty, staff, and recreation members. For more information, call 973/353-5924 (recreation) or 5474 (athletics).

For additional information, contact RU-info at 732/932-info (4636) or
Comments and corrections to: Campus Information Services.

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