WWW Posting Date: 1/15/2002
Responsible Office: Student Affairs
Recreational Facilities/Intramural Programs operate under the direction of the Department of Recreation and Intramurals located in the Maxie Lambright Sports Center. This Department is responsible for the following facilities: the Maxie Lambright Sports Center, golf course, swimming pool, Hide-Away Park, soccer field, rugby field, and two softball fields.
Students may use these facilities upon presentation of a valid I.D. card. Faculty and staff may pay a quarterly or annual fee to use these facilities. Information concerning fees may be obtained from the Sports Center Office.
The Lambright Sports Center consists of six basketball courts, six volleyball courts, six badminton courts, two weight rooms, twelve racquetball courts, a jogging track, an apparatus room, two saunas, and two steam rooms. The Center is open daily for students and eligible faculty and staff members.
The Louisiana Tech Golf Course is located two miles west of the Tech campus on the Old Grambling Road. It is a beautifully designed par 36, 6,783 yard nine-hole course.
The olympic-sized swimming pool is located between Memorial Gymnasium and the Visual Arts Center. Constructed in the shape of a "T," the pool is heated and enclosed for year-round use.
Intramural programs are a vital part of extracurricular activity for our students. There are 26 intramural programs offered by the Department for both men and women, for a total of 52 programs. For a detailed listing of these activities, contact the Director at the Sports Center Office. In addition, the Department offers the highly successful Sports Club program involving a positive experience for large numbers of our students. At the present time, there are over 400 students involved in 11 different sport club programs. The Power Lifting Club and the Karate Club have achieved both state and national recognition. Also popular are the water ski, lacrosse, cycling, soccer, and rugby clubs, and spirit groups.