Activities Center

Relax & Unwind
Recreational Opportunities

The Virgil Henson Activities Center (VHAC) provides a wide variety of recreational opportunities for students, faculty and staff, families and community members. The facility includes a recreational pool, weight room, bowling center, racquetball courts (including a wallyball court), an all-purpose gymnasium, game room, TV lounge, other all-purpose rooms.

students playing air hockey


VHAC Facilities

Recreational Pool — Bring the kids for a day at the recreation pool equipped with a water slide, lazy river and vortex pool.

Weight Room —women’s locker rooms keeps the whole family in shape.

Bowling Lanes — Make it a date night or game night with buddies in the eight-lane bowling alley, complete with automatic scoring system and the option for lunar bowling.

Climbing Tower — Climbers can give the 40 foot tall climbing tower fashioned after the Light House structure in Palo Duro Canyon a try. The tower has paths for amateurs and experts, so everyone with an adventurous spirit can give it a try. 

All Purpose Room — Runners and walkers will cover lots of ground on the suspended track while enjoying the benefits of being indoors and away from the elements. Basketball teams form quickly, but no need to worry, four regulation-size courts can accommodate up to eight pick-up teams.

Additional Information

The VHAC is also home to Kids Kollege, the University’s child care center, as well as Student Medical Services. For more information about the Activities Center or membership, call 806-651-2323. 

Information about the Activities Center or memberships can be obtained at the VHAC Member Services desk or by contacting 806-651-2323.

The general public is welcome to use the Virgil Henson Activities Center by purchasing a guest pass at the VHAC Member Services Desk. Guest passes can be used for the day issued and are non-transferable. All guests are subject to the same VHAC policies and procedures as our members.

All adult guests (16 years or older) MUST have a government issued picture ID in order to use the recreational facilities. All guests are required to sign in at the time of purchase at the VHAC Member Services Desk. Please refer to VHAC’s policies and procedures for more details.