The Herbert Wellness Center is a premier fitness, recreation, and wellness facility that opened in January 1996. Designed to be one of the finest centers in the nation for recreational sports, fitness, and wellness education programs, the Herbert Wellness Center affirms the University of Miami’s commitment to a well-rounded educational environment.

Take a 360° Tour


The Herbert Wellness Center consists of the following spaces:

  • 18,000 sq. ft. fitness room full of well-maintained cardio and weight equipment
  • Large gymnasium with three full basketball courts that can also be converted to volleyball or badminton courts
  • Smaller gymnasium with rounded walls equipped to play indoor soccer, floor hockey, basketball, volleyball, or badminton
  • Jogging/walking track (11 laps to a mile)
  • Pool designed for swimming laps and water aerobics
  • Spa and two saunas (great after a tough workout!)
  • Racquetball and squash courts (call 305-284-3261 for a reservation)
  • Juice bar with healthy food choices and delicious smoothies (‘Cane Express and Dining Dollars accepted)
  • Fitness lab (home to the CV Wellness and CHAMP programs)
  • Instructional kitchen (cooking classes offered regularly)
  • Studio Cycling room equipped with spinning bikes
  • 2 Classrooms and Conference room
  • 3 Multi-purpose rooms for group exercise, martial arts, and more
  • Pilates studio featuring five reformer racks
  • Cycling studio featuring 35 spinning bikes
  • William Butler Atrium (a place to hang out and relax)
  • Wireless ‘cloud’ for internet access (must have a ‘CaneNet account)
  • Locker rooms and showers


Outside the Herbert Wellness Center you will find:

  • Basketball courts that can be easily converted to volleyball courts
  • Tennis courts
  • Intramural building and lighted playing fields for intramural flag football, soccer, and other outdoor activities.

Facility Rental

Are you looking for a place to hold a meeting, have a tournament, or a special function? The Herbert Wellness Center regularly works with student organizations and University departments to host events. Different areas of the Herbert Wellness Center are available to rent for a nominal fee. For more information on availability, costs, and other related matters call 305-284-1763.