The William H. Bell Center is the hub of Trinity University's athletic activity, featuring competition arenas and fitness facilities. Indoor and outdoor athletic facilities are open to all members of the Trinity community.
The Bell Center is a 185,215 square foot complex home to two performance gymnasiums, Hixon Natatorium, and various other facilities for physical fitness. The Bell Center serves as the core of Trinity University's athletic complex. It is available to all Trinity students, faculty, and staff with your Trinity ID.
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Home to varsity Basketball and Volleyball competitions, it can host up to 1800 fans.
Webster hosts mainly varsity and club sport practices and intramurals competition.
Hixon Natatorium hosts varsity Swimming and Diving competitions and practices, as well as Trinity University's aquatics department.
Locker rooms are available for all the varsity sports, coaches, and visiting teams. In addition to these locker rooms, there are classrooms and meeting rooms, as well as a training room on the bottom floor for athletes' injuries, rehabilitation or health needs. The training room is home to athletic trainers Marc Powell, Jaime Aguirre, and Frank Pena.
The aerobic fitness room houses Life Fitness (Elevation Series) and Woodway (Desmo) cardio equipment and Life Fitness strength training machines. On the bottom floor of the Bell Center, adjacent to the Training Room, there is a state of the art weight room.
The Bell Center has six racquetball courts and one squash court. There are racquetball and squash rackets as well as balls available at the control desk.
The dance studio is home to several physical education classes, including ballroom dance and country western dance, practices for the Ropers country western dance group and the Prowlers dance team, and various other uses.
The Jesse H. Jones Softball Field is located south of the Bell Center, behind the Delavan Tennis Stadium. In 2007, Trinity completed the Mabry Tennis Pavilion adjacent to the Softball field, which is used as a press box during both Softball and Tennis competitions.
The Paul McGinlay Soccer Field hosts all varsity Soccer games. Its outdoor seating, 70 foot lighting poles, and location on the southern most point of Trinity's campus creates a great atmoshphere for all the competitions.
The Trinity University Baseball Field hosts Trinity's varsity Baseball games and can seat up to 1000 people. Located just north of the Bell Center, it is nestled in Lower Campus alongside the Freshman Quad and outdoor pool.
The Trinity University Stadium hosts all varsity Football and Track and Field events. It boasts 3500 seats, an 8 lane track, and natural turf. Its location just west, behind the Bell Center, is a great spot for students on Lower Campus to attend to the game or watch from their balconies.
Facilities include the Butch Newman Tennis Center, the Al G. Hill Jr. Stadium, and the Pittman Tennis Courts.
The outdoor pool is situated on lower campus, west of the Bell Center, and on the border of upper campus, nestled next to a rock wall. Students can enjoy swimming laps in the 50-meter lanes, sunning on two decks or sitting in the shade. The outdoor pool closes for the winter, but reopens April 15th.
The IM Field hosts many club sport practices and competitions and intramural competitions. In 2007, the IM Field was resurfaced with field turf and is a great outdoor location for student recreation.
Submit the Facility Request Form to reserve an athletic facility.