UMass Recreation Center, Amherst, Massachusetts

Key Details

Size: 120,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $38 million
Architect: Sasaki Associates
Owner: UMass Building Authority

This new, three-level, 120,000-square-foot recreation center has a unique roof structure that consists of three 15-foot triangular-tube steel trusses spanning 120 feet.

The center includes more than an acre of weight and fitness area covering two of the building’s three floors. It also features associated locker and toilet facilities, new administration offices, a three-court gymnasium, three multipurpose rooms, a juice bar, and a lounge space.