PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS CENTER
Ahsen Bilen, Director
The sports programs, activities and facilities of the University are
expanding constantly to keep pace with the growing needs of the
large student body. The facilities include three gymnasiums, three
outdoor tennis courts, two indoor tennis courts, several outdoor
volleyball and basketball courts, four mini football fields, several
aerobic/step studios, fitness/conditioning room and multi-purpose
rooms, a regulation size grass football field on Main
Campus. In addition, a modern seven thousand square meter multi-purpose
sports complex (with a large state of the art fitness center,
basketball, volleyball, three squash courts, aerobic/step
and program studios and an indoor running-walking track) on Main
Campus is used by hundreds of students every day.
Furthermore, a 25 m long and 2.10 m deep semi-Olympic indoor swimming pool was added to the facilities.
On-campus activities like courses, training sessions, tournaments or
competitions are available in the following sports: Aerobic/step, aikido,
American football, badminton, ballroom dancing, basketball, fencing, fitboxing,
fitness/conditioning, football (soccer), soccer), horse riding, ice hokey,
kendo, orienteering, squash, swimming, table tennis,
taekwondo, tennis, Turkish folk dancing, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, wing tsun, yoga, and others. The students
can also take many of the sports courses mentioned above as elective-credit courses
every semester (see for details).