Cañada College Kinesiology and Wellness Building

Redwood City, CA | sports/recreation | community/education

This new Kinesiology and Wellness Building provides a modern, architecturally dramatic, fully accessible facility for students and the local community.

Site Plan

Home to the Athletics, Kinesiology, and Dance Department, the new, LEED Gold-certified building includes classrooms for wellness activities, a fitness area, a competition basketball gymnasium, an instructional aquatics pool, and a competition pool with spectator areas. Classrooms offer state-of-the-art settings for dance, Pilates, indoor cycling, and other fitness and wellness activities. The gym, furnished with retractable bleachers, hosts volleyball and basketball classes as well as intercollegiate athletic events. In addition, the facility provides the community with a public membership enterprise fitness facility with pool access. From the activated roof’s running track and yoga space, users can experience panoramic bay views.


ENR National, Best of the Best Projects Award, Excellence in Safety, 2021

AIA East Bay, Merit Award, 2021

ENR California Regional Best Projects Award of Merit, Higher Education/Research – Northern California, 2021

ENR California Regional Best Projects Award of Merit, Excellence in Safety – Northern California, 2021

Silicon Valley Business Journal, Structures Award, Public/Civic Project, 2021

Community College Facility Coalition Award of Merit, CCFC Professional Design Awards Program, 2018

Project Stats
  • Client

    San Mateo County Community College District

  • Size

    115,000 sf

  • LEED Certification

    Gold Targeted


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