Fitness and Athletic Center
The 53,000 square-foot FAC offers racquetball and squash courts, a spinning room and a multi-purpose event space in the Upchurch Field House. Upchurch is equipped to accommodate all Sweet Briar’s varsity sports. The floor is lined for field hockey, lacrosse, tennis, and soccer and an indoor batting cage as well as an elevated running track are also located in the field house.
In addition to meeting the needs of the athletics department and serving as a wellness center for the entire Sweet Briar community, the FAC offers students a place to gather to study or watch TV in the Robertson Recreation Lounge, catch a film or lecture in the 1948 Theater, attend a class in the Wood Multi-Purpose Room or dine in the Houston Bistro. The Athletics Hall of Fame is located in Pottsie’s Lobby.