Harrington Auditorium


Harrington Auditorium


Harrington is home to the men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball teams. The facility seats 3,000. Built in 1968, the building is now connected to the Sports & Recreation Complex creating greater capacity for WPI to host conferences, robotics competitions, career fairs, admissions open houses, and alumni events. The venerable arena has also been the home of the MIAA Boys and Girls Central Mass Basketball semifinals and championships for decades.

Additional Features

Playing Surface Hardwood
Size Regulation
Seating 3000
Scoreboard Yes with video


  • State of the art video board
  • Sound booth
  • Half-auditorium style seating

Directions & Parking

Park Avenue Parking Garage at WPI GPS directions: 161 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA From I-290 Eastbound: Take Exit 17 (sign says Route 9), go up the exit ramp, take a left onto Belmont Street. Go 1/4 of a mile straight through Lincoln Square. Belmont Street becomes Highland Street. Turn right onto Grove Street and follow to first light. Take left onto Salisbury Street. WPI Park Avenue Parking Garage entrance is up on the left.  From I-290 Westbound: Take Exit 18 (sign says Route 9), go down the exit ramp. Take a right onto Lincoln Street, then an immediate right onto Concord Street. At second light, Concord Street becomes Salisbury Street. WPI Park Avenue Parking Garage entrance is up on the left.