Sports & Recreation Center

Venue

Sports & Recreation Center

Overview

WPI Sports & Recreation Center is a 140,000 square foot recreational, educational, and environmentally friendly facility.  It contains a pool, a fitness center, a four-court gymnasium, an indoor running track, rowing tanks, racquetball and squash courts, dance studios, and offices and meeting spaces for the coaches and staff of the Department of Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics. The Sports & Recreation Center is home to the wrestling team as well as the practice facility for men's and women's rowing and varsity team training.

Additional Features

Playing Surface Various
Size 140,000 sq. ft.
Seating Varies depending on sport
Scoreboard Yes

Features

  • Four side courts (two mondo) with a regulation size full court
  • Partitions to divide open space into four parts
  • Jogging track
  • 10 lane - 25 yard pool
  • Separate diving well with video
  • Seating for 350 for swimming and diving events
  • State-of-the-art weight room
  • Rowing tanks
  • Racquetball/Squash courts
  • Multi-function robot pit

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.

 
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