Construction Timeline



*The project schedule is subject to change. Updates will be provided in a timely manner.

Phase 1 - Equipment Relocation to the back of the building
During Phase 1, which will take place from June 2019 to July 2019, the existing 50,000 GSF of the facility that will remain open for use during construction will be prepared. A new entrance will be created in the middle of the west side of the existing building. A fire separation wall will be constructed between the front 1/3 of the building and the remainder of the building. Minor, temporary renovations will be completed to the back 2/3 of the building to accommodate temporary functions. All equipment and offices will be moved from the front 1/3 of the building.

Timing: Fall 2019/Spring 2020

Phase I will prepare the existing 48,000 GSF of the facility that will remain open for use during construction.

  • Site work in parking lot 8
  • Modify an entry to the basketball courts
  • Create a new entrance to the facility to be used during demolition and new construction
  • Utility tie in work
  • Relocate free weight equipment and group exercise space to Courts 1 and 3
  • Construct a separation wall between the section to remain and the section to be demolished



Phase 2 - Equipment Relocation to the back of the building
During Phase 2, which will take place from late July/early August to Fall 2019, the front 1/3 of the building, 25,000 GSF, will be demolished. The remainder of the building will remain in use.

Timing: Scheduled to begin Spring Semester 2020

  • A portion of the existing facility will be torn down to make room for the two-story expansion/new construction
  • The remainder of the ARC will be open and operational during the expansion phase
  • Free weight room equipment, spin bikes and group exercise classes will be moved to courts 1 and 3 for use during the expansion phase
  • The existing cardio room, fitness equipment across from the cardio room, climbing wall, locker rooms, restrooms, and basketball courts 2 and 4 will remain open and operational during the expansion phase



Phase III – Expansion / New Construction

Phase 3 - Equipment Relocation to the back of the building
During Phase 3, which will take place from Fall 2019 to late Spring 2021, construction of about 93,000 GSF of the facility will replace the original 1/3 of the building.

Timing: SCHEDULED TO BEGIN SPRING 2020 AND COMPLETE FALL 2021

New construction of about 90,000 GSF will result in:

  • New weight and cardio spaces
  • 5 new fitness studios
  • New locker rooms and restrooms
  • Indoor track
  • Wellness programming space
  • Healthy eatery
  • Social and study space
  • New meeting rooms
  • Renovated courtyard



Phase IV – Renovation + Multi Activity Court

Phase 4 - Equipment Relocation to the back of the building
During Phase 4, which will take place from Spring 2021 to Fall 2021, renovation the back 2/3 of the existing building will be completed. Also a new Multi Activity Court will constructed at the rear of the existing building.

Timing: SCHEDULED TO BEGIN FALL 2021 AND COMPLETE SPRING 2022

  • The expansion/new construction space will open for members
  • The space that was open during the expansion phase will be renovated and will include:
    • Increase from 4 to 6 courts plus a Multi-Activity Court (MAC) to support intramural sport leagues, adaptive sports programming, club sports and drop-in recreation activities such as basketball, indoor soccer, volleyball, fitness classes, special events and student club and organization activities
    • New restrooms
    • Outdoor program office
    • Meeting room