Winston-Salem State University
601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC 27110
UREC hosts two hard-wood basketball courts with courtside seating. Windows around the courts allow spectators to view games from all floors.
The Pit features two lighted outdoor basketball courts open from dawn until 11 p.m. every day. The courts are located outside of Whitaker Gym.
Whitaker Gym features two indoor hard-wood basketball courts with full bleacher seating. Originally constructed in 1953, Whitaker Gym is named after John Clarke Whitaker, a longtime WSSU Board of Trustee member.
UREC Court Guidelines
• Hanging from or grasping the basketball backboard, net or rim is not
• Dunking is not permitted
• Members or guest sponsors causing intentional damage to the
facility, equipment or any safety equipment are subject to
disciplinary action and will be held financially responsible.
• Food, gum, beverages, and glass items are prohibited (exception:
water in a re-sealable, non-glass container).
• Attire must be in accordance with the UREC policy. Tennis shoes
and basketball shoes are the only footwear allowed in the UREC gym.
• Personal belongings should be placed in a safe and secure place
and not left unattended on the floor.