Woodward Athletic Center

Architectural design for new university sports and fitness center containing athletic department offices

The new Woodward Athletic Center at Westfield State University was designed by Cambridge Seven Associates to provide a consolidated home for the University's Movement Science, Sport and Leisure Studies Department, the Athletics Department and the varsity basketball court. The 80,000-square-foot building includes a 36,000-square-foot field house with two practice courts, one varsity court, a 165-meter competition track, and seating for 1,000 spectators; aerobics and weight conditioning areas; locker rooms; offices; labs and classrooms; lobby, reception and concession space; and a "Wall of Fame" displaying the rich history of Westfield State University athletics.

Athletic Business Architectural Showcase: Woodward Center

Athletic Business

Athletic Business Magazine profiled the Woodward Athletic Center designed by Cambridge Seven Associates for Westfield State University. Designed from the inside out to minimize circulation and maximize program space, the center consolidates activities formerly scattered around campus. The new facility …

Woodward Athletic Center: Athletics Plus Academics

Recreation Magazine

Recreation Magazine discusses the new 80,000 square foot Woodward Athletic Center designed by Cambridge Seven Associates for Westfield State University. This expansive 36,000-square-foot field house contains one varsity and two practice basketball courts; a varsity volleyball court; four-lane, NCAA-regulation competition …