Babson College Unveils Plans from Cambridge Seven for New Recreation and Athletics Center
BOSTON, MA Babson College began construction on a modern, multi-use recreation and athletic center designed by Cambridge Seven Associates.
The new Babson Recreation and Athletic Center will double the size of Babson's current facilities and support a range of campus activities, including fitness and recreation, varsity athletics, and large campus-wide programs and events.
"As our community prepares to celebrate Babson's first 100 years of excellence and leadership in entrepreneurship education, I am delighted to break ground on a facility that will truly transform student life on our campus for generations to come," said Babson College President Kerry Healey.
The 75,000-square-foot addition to the existing Webster Center will feature a large, two-story fitness and recreation area housing state-of-the-art cardio equipment and a weight room, multipurpose studio spaces for yoga, dance and aerobics, dedicated varsity locker rooms, an expanded sports medicine area, advanced strength, cardio, and condition areas for varsity teams, three courts for recreational sports, improved locker facilities for all students, and a large, flexible space to host major college events.
A groundbreaking ceremony took place and construction is expected to be complete by Fall 2019.