Named one of the “Coolest College Recreation Centers in America” by Men’s Health, the Recreation and Wellness Center provides state-of-the-art fitness for Auburn students. With everything from two 50-foot climbing towers to a 1/3-mile corkscrew track, the Recreation and Wellness Center is the perfect place for students to unwind from the stresses of college. Auburn is a small, friendly university town in the rolling hills of east central Alabama, with a population around 60,000. It is conveniently located along Interstate 85, 100 miles southwest of Atlanta. To the south, Alabama’s Gulf Shores and to the North, the Appalachians Mountains are but a few hours away. Chewacla State Park located just 3 miles south of town boasts 30 miles of biking/hiking trails and a small lake that accommodates fishing and kayaking. Columbus GA, only 30 miles to the Southeast is home to the longest urban whitewater kayak/rafting in the world. Auburn, AL is the proud home of Auburn University serving approximately 25,000 students. Our students can choose from more than 140-degree options in 13 schools and colleges at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels. The city of Auburn is a great col...lege town and one of the top 10 cities in the US for small businesses, according to Forbes. Auburn is close to the beach and mountains. It is centrally located near Atlanta, Birmingham, and Montgomery. Auburn is easily accessible and loved by many. There are also outstanding golf courses, including a Robert Trent Jones Golf Course. Auburn city schools are some of the best in the state and the city of Auburn is considered a great place to raise a family.