Immaculata University Athletic Facilities

Immaculata University Athletic Facilities
Immaculata University required significant upgrades to its Alumnae Hall athletics and recreation facilities, as well as play fields to accommodate expanded programs including men’s Varsity programs, all very quickly.
"During the campus master planning process, it became clear that we needed to involve an expert to help us with the special requirements of sports and recreation facilities...I am so glad that you are helping us with this project."
--Patty Canterino,
Director of Athletics Immaculata University

In 2004, the Sisters of the Immaculate Conception accepted the findings of a viability study, and the critical decisions were made to make Immaculata College a university and to admit male undergraduates in the fall of 2005. Very suddenly, the university faced urgent facility needs for locker room space, athletic training, recreation and intramural facilities and practice and competition facilities for five new men’s varsity teams.

At the same time, an ambitious master plan for campus development was nearing completion. To address the very specific requirements for sports and recreation facilities in a limited time period, Immaculata selected SportsPLAN Studio to develop a program of space requirements and a master plan for new facilities on the west campus.

In less than twelve months, SportsPLAN Studio completed the master plan, and working with Archer and Buchanan, we completed the synthetic turf field, a track, a softball stadium and a lacrosse/soccer stadium. We completed the Baseball Stadium in 2010.


Feasibility Study
Master Planning
Design Consulting
Equipment Specifications
Operational Planning

Program Features

1,000-Seat Soccer, Lacrosse Stadium
Alumnae Hall Improvements
1,600-Seat Event Gymnasium
Fitness and Strength Training
400m track
New Softball Stadium
New Baseball Stadium
Athletic Practice Fields
Intramural Sports Fields
Project Planner: Pam Scott
Project Cost: Withheld by Owner
Owner Reference: Patty Canterino, A.D.
Architect of Record: RBDR Architects
Completion Dates: 2005 - Master Plan
Fall 2005 - Synthetic Turf
Spring 2006 - Softball Field
Fall 2006 - Soccer Stadium
Fall 2010 - Baseball Stadium
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