Loyola University Maryland

Department of Recreational Sports

About the Facility

Quick FAC Facts

  • Aquatic Center: 10 lane, 25-yard swim course, shallow lane, and diving well; on-deck sauna and hot tub.
  • 6,000 Square Foot Fitness Center: Treadmills, bikes, ellipticals, stair climbers, free weights, selectorized weight circuit, and stretching area.
  • Two-Court Gymnasium: Used for club sports, intramural sports, and informal recreation.
  • Multi-Activity Court: Features a sport court surface ideal for indoor soccer, volleyball, and inline sports. Primarily used for club sports, intramural sports, and informal recreation.
  • Equipment Room: Available to all members with a valid Loyola ID/membership card and guests. General recreation equipment check-out, locker, and towel service.
  • Office Suites: Three office suites may be found in various locations in the FAC. The general office suite is behind the welcome desk. Fitness & Wellness is on the second floor next to the atrium. Competitive Sports and Outdoor Programs is located on the second floor at the end of the racquetball court hallway. 
  • Indoor Rock Climbing Wall: A 30 foot high climbing wall and bouldering area designed for all skill levels; instructional classes available.
  • Locker Rooms: Spacious locker rooms with showers, lockers, restroom facilities, suit-drying machine. Day use lockers are available at no additional charge. Locker rentals are also available through member services.
  • Elevated Walking/Jogging Track: 10 laps equates to a mile.
  • Two Group Exercise Studios: Specialized wood flooring softens the impact for a variety of drop-in group exercise classes throughout the academic year.
  • Outdoor Adventure Center: Offers expansive resource library, gear rental and meeting location.
  • Classroom: A high-tech classroom that has computer access, as well as a projector, screen, and DVD.
  • Conference Room: Located in the Outdoor and Competitive Sports office suite.
  • Two Racquetball and Two Squash Courts: These glass walled courts are designed for heavy use and have professional playing characteristics.
  • Rowing Room: Over 15 erg machines available to our members for use outside of the Varsity Rowing practice schedule. 
  • Outdoor Grass Field: Adjacent to the facility and is primarily used for intramural and club sport activities.
  • Functional Fitness Area:  Turf and rubber surface for stretching, plyometrics, ab exercies, battle ropes, rowing machine, and medicine balls. Also includes the Queenax Functional Fitness Machine for a variety of TRX exercises.) 
  • All Gender Restroom: Located next to the pool and includes showers, lockers, and restroom facilities.