Aztec Recreation Center
The Aztec Recreation Center (ARC) is an 80,000 sq ft fitness facility and home office to Aztec Recreation, a program of Associated Students of San Diego State University.
The Aztec Recreation Center has four multi-purpose gymnasiums that are available for ARC members to play basketball, soccer and volleyball. Members play in Intramural Leagues on these courts and Aztec Recreation rents the courts for private events.
Courts 2, 3 and 4 are set-up for basketball daily. Court 1 rotates between Soccer (Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday) and Volleyball (Monday, Wednesday & Friday). Please check out the ARC Courts page for court closures.
7,000 square feet and over 90 pieces of equipment. Bring your own headset and tune in to Cardio Theater on one of the many TV’s in the room. Brands include Woodway Treadmills and Precor EFX and elliptical trainers.
- Stair climbers/steppers
- Rowing machines
- Elliptical trainers
- Upright bicycles
- Recumbent bicycles
The Fitness Room is where you will find our Paramount, Life Fitness, Cybex and Icarian selectorized weight machines. This 8,000 square foot room also features a wide variety of non-traditional fitness tools as well stretching mats, abdominal rollers, physioballs, medicine balls, foam rolls, stability balls, BOSU® balls, and TRX Suspension Bars. TRX Straps are available to borrow at the ARC front desk.
Group Fitness Studio
The ARC Group Fitness Studio features numerous classes included in Aztec Recreation membership. The 3,976 sq ft. studio offers a suspended hard wood floor and we have yoga mats and props, Pilates balls, stability balls, jelly bells, physio balls, and lots of other great equipment so you don’t need to bring anything to enjoy a Group Fitness class.
Multi-Purpose Room has 24 Spinning® bikes and we host several classes each week which are included in Aztec Recreation membership. Members also have access to speed bags and heavy bags in the Multi-Purpose Room when Spinning® classes are not in session.
In the weight room you will find the highest quality strength training machines including Hammer-Strength and tons of free weights in over 8,000 square feet of space. Floor supervisors are on staff to assist you with the equipment, or answer any questions you may have.