520. Athletic or Physical Education

Definition

A room or area used by students, staff, or the public for athletic or physical education activities.

Description

Includes gymnasia, basketball courts, handball courts, squash courts, wrestling rooms, weight or exercise rooms, racquetball courts, indoor swimming pools, indoor putting areas, indoor ice rinks, indoor tracks, indoor stadium fields, and field houses. This category includes rooms used to teach dancing and bowling only if they are part of the physical education instructional program. Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2006). Postsecondary Education Facilities