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January 3, 2018

UMass makes the Recreation Center official

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(Matthew Harrison/Collegian)

On Thursday Dec. 3, University of Massachusetts officials, including Chancellor Robert C. Holub, will hold an official opening ceremony for the University’s new $50 million Recreation Center.

The opening ceremony is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. and will be held at the Recreation Center on 161 Commonwealth Ave. across from the Mullins Center. 

Among the University’s officials scheduled to attend the event will be UMass President Jack Wilson, UMass Trustee Henry Thomas III, UMass Building Authority member Robert Sheridan, Athletic Director John McCutcheon, Associate Dean for undergraduate programs at the Isenberg School of Management Carol Barr.

The three-level, 120,000-square-foot Recreation Center features weight and fitness equipment, a three-court gymnasium, a wellness center, an elevated jogging track, three multi-purpose rooms, locker and shower facilities, space for intramural sports and club offices for skiing, baseball, cycling, crew, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, volleyball, rugby and wrestling.

Additionally the exercise areas are equipped with 25 flat-panel televisions and electronic message boards, which display daily activity and exercise schedules for students.

The opening ceremony come one month after the University opened the Recreation Center Oct. 30 to undergraduate students, who have free membership.

– Collegian News Staff

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