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Hockaday's athletics facilties rival those of many colleges and universities and attest to Hockaday's recognition of the value and importance of athletics in the overall education of young women today.
Penson Gym and a smaller gymnasium house three full basketball courts convertible either to four full volleyball courts and a full game court, or to an indoor tennis court. Facilities also include:
- Two racquetball courts
- Climbing wall
- Gymnastics area
- Dance studio
There are five fields that can be used for soccer and field hockey; a softball complex; an all-weather track; and 65 acres of open space.
A six-lane 25-yard heated swimming pool is used by all students throughout the year in the development of basic swimming skills, advanced life-saving skills, and various aquatic games. It is also where our interscholastic teams practice. The pool is open to faculty, staff, and students during non-academic hours. An outdoor swimming pool is located adjacent to the Boarding Department.
The campus boasts 10 tennis courts and a tennis center which provides spectator viewing for 90.
The Wellness Center is a fully equipped athletic training area; an aerobics/dance facility; and a 4,000 square foot fitness center, which gives the school community a place to use specialized equipment and take classes in exercise and fitness to establish healthy habits of wellness for a lifetime.
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