• Elam Center Hours of Operation
  • Elam Center Pool Hours of Operation

Elam Center

  • Elam Center Hours of Operation
  • Elam Center Pool Hours of Operation

The Elam Center

All formal and informal recreation in the Elam Center except for the swimming pool will be suspended in the Elam Center until further notice. Students will not have access to the Arena, the racquetball courts, and the Fieldhouse for recreational purposes.


The Elam Center Pool will be closed for maintenance beginning April 30th and will open at a date to be announced.


According to the most current COVID-19 guidelines for recreational facilities as set forth by the CDC and the Tennessee Pledge, the following pool services have been suspended:

  1. All guest privileges (NO GUESTS ALLOWED)
  2. Equipment check out (NO EQUIPMENT CHECK-OUT)
  3. The diving board/well

Other guides and provisions:

  1. Students should come dressed to swim. The locker rooms will be closed. Each participant will be assigned a section on the pool deck to place belongings.
  2. Social distancing should be practiced at all times while on the deck and in the pool.

For additional information please contact the Office of Campus Recreation at 731-881-7745.


The Kathleen and Tom Elam Center is the home of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Department of Health and Human Performance. The Elam Center is located on the west entrance of campus. The Elam Center offers seven basketball courts with volleyball & badminton option, six racquetball courts, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, an equipment check-out area (Rec Check), an interior jogging balcony and an aerobics room. The arena, which seats 4,800, is home to men's and women's basketball and various campus-wide student activities such as homecoming events, concerts, intramural sports, and programming associated with academic speakers, senior preview day, and freshmen welcome week. An adjoining facility, Skyhawk Field House, hosts Greek step shows, smaller concerts, intramural sports, and is the home court for women's volleyball. Intramural playing fields are located on the west side of the Elam Center. Other outside facilities include 16 tennis courts (six lighted) and a 1.5 mile fitness trail.


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