One huge draw for living in the Collegedale & Ooltewah community is Hulsey Wellness Center at Southern Adventist University & its' surroundings.  One of the best kept secrets - it is a hidden diamond for sport, exercise, and outdoor enthusiasts.  Not only open to the students & staff, it is open & welcomes the surrounding community to participate in healthier lifestyles.

Its' multi-million dollar indoor facilities include:  2 swimming pools, raquetball courts, an indoor track & weight room, a huge rock-climbing wall, & a gymnasium with trampolines & equipment for acrobatic training.  It also has a large gym used for basketball, volleyball, & badminton.

Its' outdoor facilities include:  a track for walking, running, & jogging -- tennis courts, baseball & football fields, an 18 hole frisbee golf course, and more.  Not far away one can walk or ride mountain bikes on the Biology trail system which has been further developed with a climbing & zipline tower & challenge course.  Walking distance from the center also is the Goliath Wall Ampitheater & Student Park Cave where bouldering, rock-climbing, & caving may be done.

Hulsey Wellness Center Website

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