This project is a new 208,000 square foot 3 story multi-purpose 3,500 seat athletic and events center that includes a convocation center, student recreation center, athletic competition and practice spaces, athletic support spaces, and programmed recreation facilities. The center will include NCAA Division 1 multi-sport player facilities, basketball, volleyball, and racquetball facilities, team and officials’ locker rooms, film, weight, training and equipment rooms. Athletic facilities include coach’s offices, fencing room, 320,000-gallon competition indoor swimming pool with diving well and 156 spectator seats, hydrotherapy room, 10,000 square foot indoor turf area, athletic department offices, concession stands, team store, and academic support facilities. Recreation facilities include group exercise classrooms, weight and cardio fitness areas, running/ walking track, racquetball/squash courts, two court gymnasium, lobby, and locker rooms. A new outdoor soccer/lacrosse field with stadium seating for 851 spectators is adjacent to the new center.
The new Athletic Wellness and Events Center is in the construction phase and is scheduled for completion in November 2017, with the new soccer field completed in spring 2018.
Cambridge is providing full construction program management services including preconstruction, construction, and closeout.