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 both students and the local community.

Site Plan

Home to the Athletics, Kinesiology, and Dance Department, the new 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.


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

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

Project Stats
  • Client

    San Mateo County Community College District

  • Size

    85,000 sf

  • LEED Certification

    Gold Targeted


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