Warrior Recreation Center wows

Warrior Recreation Center wows


>>Narrator Kelly Simek, University of Hawaii
student: Campus life on the University of Hawaii at Manoa received a serious upgrade
in 2014 with the opening of the Warrior Recreation Center.>>Matthew Nagata, UH Manoa student and Campus
Board member: A student driven, student funded project so the students have a place on upper
campus they can, you know, play basketball, workout, do cardio, have classes, things like
that.>>Malia Del Castillo, UH Manoa student: I
think it is in the perfect spot on campus, like right at the heart of the school, beautiful
scenery everywhere and it’s right next to Campus Center, which is like the hot spot
for all of the students to go to.>>Narrator: The student run, multiple million
dollar, two-story, state-of-the-art facility features a wide array of cardiovascular and
weight training equipment, indoor jogging track, free workout classes and trainers,
locker rooms, showers and multipurpose courts for basketball and volleyball.>>Jonathon Rawson, UH Manoa student: There’s
everything you know, even if you, you know, we have the track too I got to warm up on
today, play volleyball, play basketball, every kind of equipment you want, you know, it’s
all right here.>>Kiana Krzyska, UH Manoa student: There
is a lot of variety. I did not expect this rock wall to be here. It’s pretty cool.>>Stacey Nguyen, UH Manoa student: It’s pretty,
it’s big and they have a lot of great activities for all students.>>Nathan Castro, UH Manoa student: It’s awesome.
It’s pretty beautiful actually if you think about it. I am glad it’s here.>>Narrator: Every fee-paying student with
a current UH Manoa ID can walk in and utilize the high tech equipment like the latest in
treadmill technology outfitted with USB ports, iPhone docks and cable TV. And exercise machines
that adjust to the user’s body frame. There are also four Olympic weightlifting platforms,
more than 100 pieces of cardio equipment and much more in the 66,000 square foot facility.>>Castro: A lot of times, when it gets crowded,
it doesn’t seem crowded, because of there is so much space.>>Kimberly Kaneshiro, UH Manoa student: It’s
big. There are lots of machines, lots of free classes. You don’t have to wait.>>Del Castillo: Having the rec center right
here, it just creates an overall better ambience on campus and more positive, upbeat energy.>>Narrator: The Warrior Recreation Center
is the newest addition the Campus Center complex, already the gathering place on campus since
it is home to bookstore, dining hall and many student services and facilities. The complex
faces a large courtyard with lots of benches and places to relax, all shaded by a massive
monkeypod tree.>>Nguyen: It’s just a great place for people
to hang out and meet up, eat, get Starbucks or Jamba Juice, relax or come during their
breaks.>>Rawson: Now it is open, it’s more space
to study, you can take a nap, good for campus life, for sure.>>Del Castillo: It’s kind of like promoting
a healthier campus too, for the students to come here, not only get their, fulfill their
eating, food needs, social needs, but also their health needs and physical needs.

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