At CMU-SV, we are committed to providing a healthy, productive environment in order for you to excel at your studies. On this page you can find basic information about health and wellness while on or near campus.

Are there sports or exercise facilities on campus?

Tennis Courts – Behind Bldg 20 
Tennis courts are used on a first-come, first-served basis. To get the code to unlock the door, email facilities@sv.cmu.edu.

Basketball Gym  – at the corner of Bushnel & Severyns
Contact 650-603-9717

Hours: Monday–Friday
11:00am - 1:30pm
4:00pm - 7:00pm

Students are welcome to use the facilities any open hours. Basketballs are provided. Bring clean, indoor sneakers to change into for use on the courts. Dirty outdoor sneakers damage the courts and are not allowed. You will be required to sign-in at the clipboard on the counter at entrance) when you first use the facility. After that… sign-in is not required.

Chase Park - on the corner of Girard and Dailey Roads, this park features BBQ grills, vollebyall nets, basketball court, horseshoe rings and baseball field. For reservations, call 650-604-1286.

Swimming Pool - at Wescoat and corner of Bailey Road
Hours for Adult lap swimming are M,W,F 10am -1 pm, 3-6pm and T,TH - 10am - 1pm, 4-7pm. Unlimited usage to members. Single Membership Fees are: 3 Months $100 or 12 months $350. Non-Member/Guest Entrance Fee is $5. For more information, call 650-603-8025.

  • 25 Meter heated outdoor swimming pool
  • Fitness and exercise equipment
  • Locker rooms with showers and saunas
  • Picnic area with wood gazebo
  • Volleyball setup

What local medical facilities do students have access to?

Using Student Medical Insurance

CMU offers students the opportunity to purchase medical, dental and vision coverage through Aetna. Beginning in the 2015 academic year, all full-time Silicon Valley students will be required to carry insurance either through the university or a comparable plan (via family, spouse or employer). Each student's insurance plan will indicate what doctors and facilities they will be able to access.

What are other leisure activities available near campus?

NASA Exploration Center - The NASA Ames Exploration Center, where visitors can experience NASA technology and missions first hand, recently added a number of fresh and exciting exhibits open to the public at no charge. Located at the main gate to NASA Ames at Moffett Field just off US 101, the NASA Exploration Center has welcomed more than 150,000 visitors in its first year and has inspired tens of thousands of schoolchildren to become the next generation of space explorers. The facility is open to the public FREE of charge. For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/home/exploration.html or call  650-604-6274.

Stevens Creek Trail-  Stevens Creek Trail is currently open from Shoreline at Mountain View to Yuba Drive. The trail provides users multiple experiences through woodlands, tidal marshes and city neighborhood parks. The trail is open from dawn to dusk.  For more information, visit the Stevens Creek Trail website.

Bicycling in Silicon Valley - For beginner and experienced bicyclists, the Silicon Valley area has an abundance of resources for your bicycling needs.