Rutgers Gymnastics has a new home with the completion of the training and competition areas at the Livingston Recreation Center.
The Livingston Recreation Center offers a number of options for physical activity for both students and faculty/staff. The indoor facility consists of a multi-court basketball area with a synthetic Mondo floor (which can be converted to one indoor soccer area, five volleyball courts, or a combination of basketball, floor hockey, and volleyball), locker rooms for both men and women with saunas in each, a mirrored Multi-Purpose room for classes or practice, conference room, and offices.
A 3,000 sq. ft. Fitness Center offers a variety of cardiovascular equipment (bikes, rowers, treadmills, etc.), as well as assorted weight machines (Paramount and Nautilus) and free weights. Classes are offered during the academic year in aerobics/step, weight training, martial arts, tennis, and other activities.
The training area is set up with two uneven bars, four beams, and a full-size floor for practice.
The gymnasium, which has served as a recreation facility for several years, has undergone an internal facelift to accommodate a new, 6,000 square foot gymnastics practice facility with state-of-the-art training equipment, including a brand-new tumbling pit. The new facility will allow the Knights to train to their full potential, as well as help attract some of the top gymnastics recruits in the country.