Fountain outside of Papadopolous Building

Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium

Expected to open in Fall 2017, the Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium will be a 123,055-square-foot facility that will include a 3,400-seat basketball arena and a 350-seat volleyball competition venue. The facility will replace Benjamin Johnson Arena and will serve as the home for women’s basketball, men’s basketball and volleyball. The facility will have a seating capacity for non-athletics functions, such as commencement and concerts, of 4,400.


Indoor Stadium Field Elecvation Indoor Stadium Night Elevation
Concourse Perspective Course View
Upper Level Perspective Arena

Quick Facts

  • Opening Fall 2017
  • 123,055-square-foot facility
  • 3,400-seat basketball arena for men's and women's games
  • 350-seat volleyball competition venue
  • 4,400-seat capacity for non-athletics events such as commencement or concerts
  • Will include:
    • home and visitor locker rooms for various sports
    • state-of-the-art training room with hydrotherapy 
    • coaches' offices
    • team meeting rooms
    • state-of-the-art broadcast media center
    • fan experience zones

Sustainable Construction Projects and Sustainability Information 

  • LED lighting 
  • Lighting occupancy sensors in most rooms to conserve electricity
  • Energy Star appliances
  • Low-consumption restroom fixtures
  • Hydration stations with water-bottle refilling capacity (reduces waste from plastic bottles)
  • Meeting or exceeding current energy code for wall and roof construction
  • Building orientation designed with solar orientation to minimize heat gain
  • Low-E insulated glazing
  • Incorporation of natural light into all spaces where feasible (also provides health benefits)
  • Low-VOC paints
  • Bike racks on site
  • Landscaping selected for region and with natural areas of sun and water considered (irrigation still required)


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