Track  & Field Complex


The Track & Field Complex includes a state-of-the-art synthetic field and high performance track.  This is a shared use facility overseen by the Department of Campus Recreation and the Athletics Department.

The facility is available for open recreation outside of scheduled academic classes, athletics practice and facility rentals.  

Special circumstances such as athletic events, private reservations and University special events may restrict access to recreational users of the facility.   The Department of Campus Recreation will make every effort to inform facility users of these events prior to the event date.



  1. In order to use the Track & Field Complex, you must be a current FAU Student, Faculty or Staff member or obtain a Facility Use Permit from the Department of Campus Recreation.
  2. FAU Owl cards may be verified at anytime by Campus Recreation staff, Athletics Department staff, FAU PD and/or other University officials. 
  3. Unauthorized use of the facility is prohibited and considered trespassing.
  4. Bikes, pets, skateboards, rollerblades, golfing, glass products, sharp objects, smoking, smokeless tobacco, gum chewing, sunflower seeds are not permitted in the complex. Bikes must be placed is designated racks.
  5. Vehicle traffic other than Gators/golf carts designed for maintenance are prohibited.
  6. Any person engaging in disorderly or unsportsmanlike conduct shall be removed by Campus Recreation staff, Athletic staff, FAU PD and/or other University officials.
  7. Facility is to be used for its design.  Activities deemed dangerous, improper or violate the designated/intended use are prohibited. 
  8. Appropriate attire is mandatory at all times. Pants/shorts and closed-toe shoes are required during activity.
  9. Goals, steeple chase hurdles and other equipment may not be moved without permission of staff. 
  10. Please be courteous and place trash in appropriate containers.
  11. Track will be reserved for athletic practices and competition daily.  Facility will be closed for FAU community use during these designated times.
  12. Walkers & joggers must use lanes 5 - 8 only.  Lanes 1 - 4 reserved for competitive use.
  13. Spikes/cleats are prohibited on the track surface at all times.
  14. Running shoes are required on the track surface.
  15. Spitting on the track is prohibited.
  16. Moving track equipment is prohibited.
  17. Metal cleats or any spikes/cleats longer than ¾ inch are prohibited on the turf field.
  18. Throwing areas and field event pits/equipment are off limits at all times.
  19. Any misuse or vandalism of the Track & Field Complex or equipment should be reported immediately to Campus Recreation personnel or called in to FAU PD at (561) 297-3500.
  20. Users are responsible for their own safety while using the Track & Field Complex and assume all risks associated with outdoor recreation activities.



 Last Modified 1/28/15