Live a little! Join the thousands of fans and students who work out, chill out and celebrate at our recreation facilities.

a group of college students plays volleyball on courts near the dormsFrom a setting that reminds you of Walden Pond to large athletic venues, we offer recreation facilities for your next conference or event. Your guests can work out, chill out and cheer on their favorite sports teams at these venues located on or near campus.

Cannon Athletic Complex

Wingate University’s Cannon Athletic Complex is a 35,000-square-foot recreation and athletic facility, featuring:

  • Cuddy Arena, a 2,500-seat basketball arena
  • Olympic-size indoor swimming pool
  • Racquetball courts

University Lake and Picnic Pavilion

Located near campus, the University Lake offers your guests a fishing dock on the lake and an open area for games.

The picnic pavilion beside the lake offers a covered picnic area with tables, fireplace and seating for approximately 100 guests. Restroom facilities and water are not currently available.

Irwin Belk Stadium

The Irwin Belk Stadium is designed to give fans the ultimate game-day experience. Our football stadium seats 4,000 and includes:

  • Concession areas
  • Conference rooms
  • Press box
  • Radio broadcast areas
  • VIP seating
  • Weight room

Contact Us

To learn more about conference recreation facilities at Wingate University, please email Michael Reynolds.