Opened in 2013, the WPI Sports & Recreation Center is a 140,000 square foot state-of-the-art, recreational, educational, and environmentally friendly facility. It contains a four-court gymnasium, a 35-meter stretch pool, a two floor fitness center, an indoor jogging track, rowing tanks, racquetball and squash courts, dance studios, and offices and meeting spaces for the coaches and staff of the Department of Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics. The Sports & Recreation Center is the training and fitness facility for all varsity and club sports; competition site for intercollegiate wrestling and various intramural activities; primary location for physical education courses; and home for major university events including open houses, career fairs, robotics competitions and alumni events.
(at the corner of Park Avenue and Salisbury Streets)
GPS Address: 151 Salisbury Street Worcester
From the East
Take Mass. Turnpike (1-90) to Exit 11A (I-495). Proceed north to Exit 25B (I-290), then west into Worcester. Take Exit 18 (Lincoln Sq., Rte. 9), turn right at end of ramp, then an immediate right before next traffic light. At next light, proceed straight through, bearing to the right on Salisbury St. Follow Salisbury St. Take left into the Higgins House parking lot and follow to the WPI Parking Garage.
From the North
Take I-495 South to I-290. Follow directions from East.
From the South and West
Take Mass. Turnpike (I-90) to Exit 10 (Auburn). Proceed east on I-290 into Worcester. Take Exit 17 (Lincoln Sq., Rte. 9), turn left at end of ramp, take a right at the second light onto Lincoln St. Bear left at the next light onto Salisbury St. Follow Salisbury St. Take left into the Higgins House parking lot and follow to the WPI Parking Garage.