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Facility Friday: Dixie State HPC, Arkansas Baseball and More

Dixie State University's new Human Performance Center [Image courtesy Dixie State University].
Dixie State University's new Human Performance Center [Image courtesy Dixie State University].

Dixie State University in St. George, Utah, recently cut the ribbon for its brand new Human Performance Center. The $60 million, 155,000-square-foot project, is the new home of the school’s recreation and intramural programs, and includes such amenities as courts for basketball and pickleball, a 65-foot rock climbing wall, an indoor track that connects to an open-air rooftop, an Olympic-sized swimming pool with moveable bulkheads, and academic space for the Health and Human Performance Department. Dixie State worked with Layton Construction, MHTN Architects and Hastings+Chivetta for the facility’s design services.

Dixie State University Human Performance Center ribbon cutting [Image courtesy Dixie State University]Dixie State University Human Performance Center ribbon cutting [Image courtesy Dixie State University]

Jacksonville University announced plans this week for a new basketball performance center. The 26,000-square-foot facility will house both the men’s and women’s basketball programs, and feature such amenities as a weight room, coaches’ offices, a training room, and a court and a half of playing surfaces. Construction is expected to begin in spring of 2020, and be completed by summer of 2021. — JUDolphins.com

The city of Belmont, Calif., approved conceptual designs for a new community center. The 42,000-square-foot facility includes a 10,000-square-foot gym, an outdoor pool, child care and play facilities, and outdoor facilities such as basketball courts, softball and soccer fields. — SMDailyJournal.com

The University of Arkansas announced that it had received a $5 million donation from the J.B. and Jonelle Hunt Family to help fund construction of a new Baseball Development Center. The 49,000-square-foot space will include improved and expanded locker room facilities, a team meeting room, strength and conditioning space, a training room, a nutrition center, a pitching and development lab and an in-venue batting tunnel. The facility is currently scheduled for completion in spring of 2021. — ArkansasRazorbacks.com  

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