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Recreation and Fitness Center

The 57,000-square-foot Recreation and Fitness Center opened in August 2010. This state-of-the-art facility features a first-class, fully equipped weight room and fitness center, an impressive 37-foot-high rock climbing wall, an elevated indoor jogging track surrounding the facility and a state-of-the-art 1,100-purple-seat, NCAA-regulation arena that serves as the home of Mountain Lions basketball. The center also boasts the Balance Café, a healthy food and juice bar, multipurpose classrooms for yoga, dance and aerobics, office space and locker rooms for the athletic department and wide expanses of windows to enjoy the surrounding mountain-landscape views. YHC was awarded LEED Certification for the Recreation and Fitness Center by the Green Building Certification Institute.According to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) project directory, YHC's Recreation Center is only the second higher educational recreation facility in Georgia to achieve this certification.


DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

  • From Atlanta:  Take I-75 North to exit 268.  Follow I-575 N (Hwy 5/US 76/Hwy 515) through Jasper, Ellijay, Blue Ridge, and Blairsville to Young Harris. YHC will be on the right. (easiest way)
  • From I-85 North:  Take I-985/Hwy 365, left on Hwy 52 to US 129 North to Cleveland, Hwy 75 North through Helen, US 76 West through Hiawassee to Young Harris. YHC will be on the left.
  • From GA 400 North: continue to the end, go straight ahead on two-lane county road (Longbranch Rd.) and right on Hwy 52/115 to Cleveland, Hwy 75 North through Helen, US 76 West through Hiawassee to Young Harris. YHC will be on the left.

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