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Luth Athletic Complex and Recreation and Wellness Center

Our newly renovated athletics and recreational facilities will serve both the championship dreams and wellness goals of the entire Holy Cross student body. These dreams have become a reality through the extraordinary generosity of John Luth ’74 and Joanne Chouinard-Luth, D.M.D.

Recreation and Wellness Center

Location: Current Field House location
Design firm: Cannon Design
Groundbreaking: TBD - Contingent upon fundraising
Anticipated opening: TBD - Contingent upon fundraising
Total cost: $30 million

The highlight of the upper level of the three-story building will be a one-tenth mile suspended jogging track that looks out on the hills of Worcester. Both the second floor and upper level will house dedicated areas for weight training and cardio machines, along with shower and locker room spaces.

The building will also provide new space for our Public Safety Office, essential partners in providing for our community's well-being.

The recreation and wellness center will feature:

  • 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:
Greta Morgan, director of development, gmorgan@holycross.edu or call 508-793-3656.


Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex

Location: Current facility locations
Design firm: Sasaki Associates, Inc.
Ceremonial Beam Signing & Groundbreaking: April 30, 2016 (see photos »)
Dedicated: April 2018 (view the space » and see coverage » )
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
     

 

The Game Changer

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. 

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