Campus Recreation

Unleash an active lifestyle

We want to ensure you’re as healthy in body as in mind. There’s no shortage of ways for you to get fit or stay in shape. We offer outstanding campus facilities with a broad range of intramural sports, fitness classes, sports clubs, outdoor trips and recreation events. Current students and staff can click below to check out the McGee Center calendar, sign up for a fitness class or intramural team, learn more about the facility or get a guess pass.

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The two-story McGee Center opened in 2017. Amenities include:

  • A multipurpose activity court
  • A suspended running track
  • Areas for weight and cardio training
  • Racquetball courts
  • Spacious locker rooms
  • Two basketball courts
  • Two fitness studios

Wingate University students, faculty and staff can use the McGee Center at no charge. A WU ID card is required to enter. There is a fee for an optional towel service and to work with a personal fitness trainer.

McGee Center Hours

*spring 2019

Monday - Thursday 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Friday 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday Noon to 11 p.m.

Swim open hours

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

*All hours are subject to change due to holidays and university events.


Racquetball Courts

Racquetball courts

Cycle studio

Weight room


Wingate Dance Team

The dance team performs at traditional campus events and during halftime of home basketball games. Tryouts and practices are part of participating on the Wingate University Dance Team.  An interest meeting is held early in the fall.

Wingate Racquetball Club

This new club seeks to encourage the campus community to play (or learn to play) racquetball. We plan on competing in the near future.

Wingate Skateboarding Club

The Wingate Skateboarding club is a social club for anyone interested in skateboarding. We visit local skate parks and skate around campus.

Wingate Ultimate Frisbee

Wingate University Ultimate Frisbee is a competitive, co-ed traveling ultimate frisbee team. Even if you’ve never heard of the sport, we encourage you to come check it out. It’s quite a unique sport for all types of people!

Wingate Rugby Football

Wingate Rugby Football competes against clubs from other schools in the area. We practice two times a week and compete anywhere from 5-10 matches per year.