State University of New York (SUNY) Cortland Student Life Center
State University of New York (SUNY) Cortland Student Life CenterCortland, NY 2016
The two-story State University of New York (SUNY) Cortland Student Life Center is divided into three primary sections — recreation, dining and outdoor adventures — with a common lobby and entrances on both sides connecting the three functions.
The signature feature of the new facility is the three-lane, fifth-mile suspended jogging track, which includes a 20-inch grade change to mimic hills. The ADA-accessible track runs the perimeter of the facility and offers exterior views in all four directions and interior views into every major space of the building, including a glass tunnel through the pool area.
The facility includes many themed specialty-fitness areas. A group cycling room features an interactive lighting system, sound system and a 124-inch flat screen. A combatives room is equipped with heavy bags, a speed bag, TRX mounts and floor pads for martial arts programming. A two-story climbing wall is located at the termination of the main concourse.
The recreational pool has six lanes for lap swimming, an area for water basketball and volleyball, a bubble seat, a resistance walk and a 25-person hot tub. The facility is designed to reduce energy consumption through rooftop solar panels, a green roof, oversized fans and more, and is pending LEED-Gold certification.
Project DetailsArchitect: NELSON (formerly H2L2)
Architect: Hastings+Chivetta Architects
Construction Cost: $44 million
Square Feet: 148,000
Occupancy: February 2015
Building Systems - Skylights: Structures Unlimited Inc.
Fitness Center - Climbing Walls: Nicros Inc. Climbing Wall Systems
Fitness Center - Flooring, Aerobics: Horner Flooring Company
Fitness Center - Flooring, Fitness Center: Horner Flooring Company
Fitness Center - Free-Weight Equipment: Horner Flooring Company
Gymnasium/Field House/Arena - Basketball Backboards/Supports: Jaypro Sports
Gymnasium/Field House/Arena - Divider Curtains: Draper Inc.
Gymnasium/Field House/Arena - Lighting: Nulite
Gymnasium/Field House/Arena - Scoreboards/Timing Systems: Fair-Play Scoreboards
Gymnasium/Field House/Arena - Scorers Tables: Fair-Play Scoreboards
Gymnasium/Field House/Arena - Volleyball Nets and Standards: Draper Inc.
Indoor Soccer/Inline Rinks - Dashers: Sport Systems Unlimited Corp.
Indoor Sports Surfaces - Basketball: Robbins Sports Surfaces
Indoor Sports Surfaces - Multipurpose: Robbins Sports Surfaces
Indoor Sports Surfaces - Track: Champion Flooring
Indoor Sports Surfaces - Volleyball: Robbins Sports Surfaces
Laundry - Dryers: Maytag Commercial Laundry
Laundry - Washers: Maytag Commercial Laundry
Locker/Shower - Flooring: Dal-Tile Corp.
Locker/Shower - Lockers: Columbia Lockers
Locker/Shower - Shower/Toilet Partitions: General Partitions Mfg. Co.
Pools - Bulkheads: Paddock Pool Equipment Co.
Pools - Chemical Control Systems: Accu-Tab Chlorination System
Pools - Cleaners/Vacuums: Recreonics Inc.
Pools - Deck/Basin Surface: Keystone Tile
Pools - Dehumidifiers: Dectron Inc.
Pools - Filtration Systems: Paddock Pool Equipment Co.
Pools - Gutters: Paddock Pool Equipment Co.
Pools - Ladders/Grab Bars: Paragon Aquatics
Pools - Lane Markers: Recreonics Inc.
Pools - Lighting: SPI Lighting Inc.
Pools - Sanitization Systems: Accu-Tab Chlorination System
Pools - Water Play Features: Paragon Aquatics
Portable Backstops: Porter Athletic