Horner Health and Recreation Center

Horner Health and Recreation Center

The Horner Health and Recreation Center supports the Hanover community’s pursuit of recreational and intercollegiate sports, physical fitness and state-of-the-art athletic training program. Opened in 1995, the Horner Center is named in honor of Dr. John Horner, President of Hanover College from 1958-1987 and his wife, Anne.

The Horner Center contains instructional facilities for the Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology program, practice and performance areas for the College’s intercollegiate sports teams and general recreation and fitness areas. The facility features a performance gymnasium, multi-sports forum, weight room, running track, racquetball courts, classrooms, locker rooms and other related features.

Collier Arena seats 2,000 spectators for Hanover’s varsity basketball and volleyball contests. The arena can seat up to 3,000 for commencement, convocations, concerts and other community events.

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Struck Gymnasium features three basketball courts and accommodates a wide range of activities such as tennis, volleyball and badminton. The space also includes indoor hitting cages for softball, baseball and golf.

Adjacent facilities include the three-lane Mitchell Running Track, three racquetball courts, a squash court and a 6,000-square-foot fitness center. The fitness center contains more than 75 pieces of weight-lifting equipment and aerobic exercise machines.

Horner Center is closed to the general public at this time. Hanover ID cards are required for entry.

Regular Hours

Monday – Thursday6 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
SundayNoon – 9 p.m.

Summer Hours

Monday – Thursday6 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday6 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
SundayNoon – 6 p.m.

For more information about the Horner Center, please contact Molly Jones at jonesm@hanover.edu or (812) 866-7386.