"Charles E. Smith Athletic Center has served as the home of the Department of Athletics and Recreation for 30 years. A three-level building covering a full city block, Charles E. Smith Athletic Center serves the University as well as the neighboring Foggy Bottom community.
Sports - Facilities, Sports - Basketball
Recreational activities can be found in the main arena and either of the two auxiliary gymnasiums, which are available for basketball, volleyball, badminton, indoor soccer and a variety of other activities.
The aquatically-minded will enjoy the eight-lane, 25-yard pool which is also the home of the Colonial swimming, diving and water polo teams. In addition to recreational swimming, the pool is used for scuba-diving classes and inner tube water polo as well as special events like the occasional "dive-in" movie.
Six racquetball courts, two squash courts and two outdoor tennis courts across the street provide an outlet for the racquet-sport enthusiasts on campus.
Popular artists such as Elvis Costello, the B-52s, 10,000 Maniacs, Toad the Wet Sprocket, the Beach Boys and Midnight Oil have performed at Smith Center as well as comedians George Carlin, Bill Cosby, Dana Carvey and David Spade."