Recreation & Athletic Facilities

Schools and universities provide spaces for exercise, fitness and recreation programs.

Highlights

Orange Beach City Schools
Orange Beach Complex

Orange Beach (Alabama) district gets approval to build $46 million athletic complex

Oct. 19, 2023
The city of Orange Beach seceded from the Baldwin County school system and formed its own district in 2022.
Des Moines Public Schools
Des Moines Stadium

Stadium shared by Drake University and Des Moines (Iowa) district has opened

Oct. 12, 2023
The 4,000-seat Mediacom Stadium is a home field for high school football and college soccer.
Northwestern University

Northwestern University's plan for new football stadium suffers a setback

Oct. 12, 2023
The city of Evanston's Land Use Commission has rejected a part of the proposal that would allow the university to host up to 6 concerts a year at the new facility.
Michigan State University
Msu Rec

Michigan State University breaks ground on $200 million recreation center

Sept. 9, 2023
The 293,000-square-foot facility is scheduled to open on the East Lansing campus in 2026.
Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw Rec Ctr

Kennesaw State University updates recreation center on its campus in Marietta, Georgia

Aug. 30, 2023
The center was closed for 10 months for the $7.4 million renovation.
University of Cincinnati
U Cincy Practice Facility

University of Cincinnati set to build indoor practice facility for football

May 12, 2023
The project will give the university's football program a year-round, permanent, all-weather home.
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Newport High Ky

Newport (Ky.) district begins work to replace 86-year-old stadium

May 10, 2023
Newport High School has been unable to host football games at the stadium since it failed an inspection in 2022.
Penn State Athletics
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Penn State trustees approve first phase of $700 million stadium upgrade

May 7, 2023
The renovations at Beaver Stadium in University Park are expected to be completed by 2027.
Jefferson County Public Schools
jeff county ky

Jefferson County (Ky.) district plans athletic facility upgrades at 21 high schools

May 2, 2023
Admitting its facilities have suffered from neglect, the Louisville-based school system says it will install turf fields at the 21 schools.