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UTC ARC - Aquatic and Recreation Center

UTC ARC (Aquatic and Recreation Center)


The Aquatic and Recreation Center (called the "ARC") is a state of the art indoor fitness and recreation facility.  It is the home of the local UTC undergraduate campus' recreation for its current students, faculty, staff and alumni.  The ARC is located directly across from The McKenzie Arena at East 4th Street and Mable.

We are pleased that UTC has offered discounted membership rates for our UT Medical and PA Students rotating from Memphis, as well as to our UTHSC College of Medicine - Chattanooga Residents, Fellows, Faculty, and Staff.  Please complete the registration form if you want to initiate an ARC membership at UTC. Please note that access to the ARC is not available to visiting medical students from outside the UT system.

Rates for our Students,  Residents, and Fellows are $20 per month plus a one-time $20 registration fee.  Spouse memberships are also available if you are interested. If you have questions about the ARC, please contact UTC Campus Recreation at 423.425.4213 or email  

1st Floor

    • 4,000 sq ft exercise space for any and all workouts
    • Small group fitness studio
    • Personal training studio
    • Spin room
    • 1,400 sq ft suite for UTC Outdoors
    • 43' 7" indoor rock climbing tower
    • 13 foot boulder and training wall

2nd Floor (Main Floor)

    • Multi-sport courts for basketball, volleyball, badminton, and indoor soccer
    • Men's and women's locker rooms with day and semester lockers, as well as showers
    • Lobby seating area with Wi-Fi access
    • Equipment check out
    • Natatorium that is fully ADA compliant
    • 5 lap lanes ranging from 3' 6" and 10' depths
    • Lazy river with kayak plunge pool
    • 25 person cool water spa
    • 30 person hot water spa
    • Water basketball and water volleyball courts
    • Zero depth entry
    • 2 story tall, 156' long water slide

3rd Floor

    • 1/8 mile indoor track with 360 view of the community
    • Large group fitness studio
    • Equipment on the track that can accommodate a total body workout

For more information about the ARC visit:

Direct contact information for the UTC Campus Recreation is 423.425.4213 or email  

May 24, 2024