Recreation and Events Center, California Polytechnic University

San Luis Obispo, CA | Sports & Recreation

This 105,000-square-foot multi-use complex of three buildings provides basketball/ volleyball courts, event seating for 4,000 spectators, exercise rooms, racquetball courts, sand volleyball courts, locker rooms, administrative offices and a 50-meter outdoor swimming pool. The recreation center is utilized by kinesiology, student recreation activities, intercollegiate and intramural spectator sports, as well as concerts and performances. The product of a unique collaboration between the departments of Physical Education and Recreation and the Student Events Council, the siting of each building reinforces campus open space and pedestrian axes.

Awards and Publications

National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association, Facility of Distinction Award, 1996, AIA, California Council, Honor Award, 1994, Athletic Business Magazine, Facility of Merit, 1994, Obispo Beautiful Association, Award of Commendation, 1993, Il Nuovo Club, March 1996, Contract Design, February 1996, Athletic Business, May 1995, Progressive Architecture, May 1994, Progressive Architecture, April 1990


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