Named for lead donors Jim (’77) and Sue Bakke. It features spaces to support wellbeing, a recreational pool, 8 courts, ice rink, a climbing & bouldering wall, sports simulators, studios, an indoor jogging track, a rooftop fitness area, and over 29,000 square feet of fitness space.
Named in honor of the late Ab Nicholas, his wife Nancy, and their family, the Nick is home to 30,000 square feet of fitness space, 8 courts, 5 studios, an Olympic size pool, and more.
2001 Observatory Drive
The Near West Fields, a turf complex on the west side of campus, are open daily. Fields are closed on home football game days and will close for the season at the end of November, weather dependent.
Near East Fields
1926 Observatory Drive
Located in front of Dejope Residence Hall.
Cole Recreation Area
Sand volleyball, tennis, and basketball courts on Observatory Drive, near Cole Residence Hall and across the street from Steenbock Memorial Library.
University Bay Fields
Located on the far west side of campus, north of the UW Hospital and northwest of the Nielsen Tennis Stadium.