Pickle Research Campus (PRC)
J. Neils Thompson Commons Rec center
Braker Lane & Burnet Road
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- Gymnasium for volleyball, basketball, indoor soccer and aerobics
- Weight/conditioning room
- Table tennis
- Outdoor soccer
Namesake & History
J. Neils Thompson
October 14, 1912 - September 25, 1998
J. Neils Thompson was a member of the civil engineering faculty at The University for 50 years, and served as director of the Research Facility from 1946 to 1977. He also served as chairman of the UT Austin's Men's Athletics Council, president of the Southwest Athletic Conference and president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
The Recreation Area in the J. Neils Thompson Commons Building at the Pickle Research Campus
Located at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus, the Recreation Area is located in the J. Neils Thompson Commons Building named for the co-founder of the research facility. Recreational Sports facilities include a gymnasium for volleyball, basketball or aerobics, a weight training/conditioning room, table tennis and an outdoor soccer field.