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University of Connecticut

Student Recreation Center

Project Description

Moody Nolan, in association with JCJ Architecture, designed a new facility to include; activity spaces for cardiovascular and strength training facilities, racquetball courts, basketball courts, a running track, multipurpose sports areas, and an aquatics center. The facility includes a swimming pool, sauna and whirlpool. In addition, there is a wellness center, 57’ climbing/bouldering wall, indoor and outdoor spaces for club sports, and flexible spaces for events and activities for use by the students and the UCONN community.

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Design Features

The new facility, located on Hillside Road, in the center of campus, creates a new “main street” of student-focused sites and services. The premier building consists of approximately 190,000 sq. ft. of space on three floors. The project is targeting a certification of LEED Gold.