Markin Center

The Markin Family Student Recreation Center is one of the main hubs for student traffic on Bradley’s campus, averaging over 1,100 students on a daily basis. At 130,000 square feet, the Markin Center boasts three levels that include a 46-foot rock climbing wall, an indoor pool, four full-size basketball courts, 1/8 mile indoor track and three multi-purpose rooms. Located in the main lobby of Markin, Jerry’s Juice Bar is a nutritional pre- or post-workout dining option that offers smoothies, protein shakes, bagel sandwiches and an assortment of fresh snacks and salads. The Markin Center is also home to the offices of Campus Recreation and Athletic Facilities, Bradley Health Services, Counseling Services and the Wellness office. In addition, Markin serves as the monthly host to Late Night BU, a campus wide late-night entertainment event that averages over 1,100 attendees (over 20 percent of the student body).

Hours of Operation

May 13th - Aug 22nd
Monday - Friday: 10 am - 7 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm
Campus Recreation Office
Monday - Friday: 8 am - 5 pm
Climbing Wall Pool

1st level

  • 25-yard, 6-lane pool
  • 3 basketball/volleyball courts (high school length)
  • Performance basketball/volleyball court with seating for 300+ (collegiate length)
  • Multi-activity court
  • Control desk
  • Bradley Health Services
  • Campus Recreation offices

2nd level

  • 1/8 mile indoor track
  • 2 racquetball courts
  • 2,900 sq. ft. dance studio/group fitness room
  • 175+ pieces of strength and cardio equipment
  • Cycle room
  • Functional training zone

Lower level