The Heins Gymnasium is located downstairs in Dempsey Student Center and is for the use of current students and the faculty and staff of the college.
The Flyers Men’s Basketball team and the Lady Flyers Volleyball teams practice in the gymnasium and the volleyball games are held here. Many physical education classes are conducted in the facility.
Who is Heins?
James E. “Buddy” Heins served as a member of the college’s Foundation Board where he provided generous support and thoughtful leadership.
Heins was an outstanding athlete during his college years at the University of North Carolina.
His life has exemplified the pursuit of excellence and a devotion to public service.
Dedicated on June 10, 2005, the Dempsey Student Center gymnasium was named in Heins’ honor, recognizing his service to Sandhills Community College, its students and the community it serves.