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The Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex

Our newly renovated athletics and recreational facilities will serve both the championship dreams and wellness goals of the entire Holy Cross student body. These plans are buoyed by a $32.5 million commitment from John Luth ’74 and Joanne Chouinard-Luth, D.M.D.

Location: Current facility locations
Design firm: Sasaki Associates, Inc.

Hart Center

Ceremonial Beam Signing & Groundbreaking: April 30, 2016 (see photos »)
Anticipated opening: Summer 2018
Total cost: $95 million

The newly renovated, expanded Hart Center will provide our student-athletes with facilities consistent with those offered by other Division I athletic programs.

Features include:

  • 64,000 square foot indoor practice facility (with 100 yards of turf for use by all field sports)
  • Auxiliary gymnasium for basketball team practice and volleyball practice/competition
  • 3,000 square feet of new space for sports medicine
  • 9,500 square feet of new space for strength and conditioning training and equipment
  • Additional locker rooms for varsity teams
  • Offices for all programs
  • New meeting rooms/recruiting space
  • Offices for all athletic administrators and athletic support services
  • Exterior plaza for events

Field House

Groundbreaking: TBD
Anticipated opening: TBD
Total cost: TBD

A renovated Field House will become a top-flight recreation and wellness complex for the entire campus community, featuring:

  • Basketball courts
  • Multiple exercise studios
  • Weight training rooms
  • New shower and locker space
  • Centers for a wide assortment of health, wellness and fitness programming

For more information on how to support the project, contact:
Email Phil Gibson '95, director, Office of Leadership Giving, or call (508) 793-2667. 

Construction updates

Building the Game-Changer

Members of the men's and women's basketball teams step into the remodeled Hart Center basketball court for the first time, and then put the court to use.

Facility News

Building the Game-Changer »

Jan 23, 2017

Once upon a time, a creaky barn sat atop Mount St. James. Today, in the barn’s place, looms a $95 million athletic complex in progress. 

Playing It Forward »

Oct 13, 2015

A record-breaking commitment from alumnus John E. Luth ’74 and his wife, Joanne Chouinard-Luth, D.M.D., will dramatically expand and enhance the College’s indoor athletics and recreational facilities. 


Historic Beam Signing

View Architectural Concepts

Live Webcam

Get a bird’s-eye view of the Hart Center construction site via our webcam. The camera provides live, streaming video 24/7.

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