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HGC Construction has been selected as the General Contractor for Centre College’s new $50 million initiative devoted to wellness and athletic excellence. This initiative will reinvigorate recruitment efforts, attracting a diverse group of prospective students and scholar-athletes. This will be the largest, most comprehensive construction project to date at the college and will create a 135,000-square-foot facility that will benefit the entire campus community in Danville, KY.

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Sutcliffe Hall, the hub of athletics and fitness at Centre, was renovated in 2005 and since then the College’s wellness opportunities and athletics programs have achieved significant growth which includes the launch of 3 new intercollegiate sports.

images courtesy of MSA Design and Centre College

The new spaces for wellness and athletic excellence will include:

  • An aquatic center housing a 50-meter pool
  • An indoor track and turf infield
  • A 5,000 square foot, state-of-the-art strength and performance center
  • A nutrition center
  • Office space
  • Locker rooms
  • An enhanced Hall of Fame
  • New hospitality and engagement areas
  • Multi-purpose spaces

The almost 100-year-old Farris Stadium will also undergo a transformation, and Boles Natatorium will be replaced by the new aquatics center.

Check out another recent aquatics project.

“The Initiative for Wellness and Athletic Excellence represents a transformational moment for Centre College and will have a profound impact on our ability to offer a deeply holistic academic experience, elevating our mission to develop mind, body, and spirit. It also reflects Centre’s commitment to invest in facilities and programs that enhance student success, hone leadership skills, and prepare graduates for lives of impact,” said President Milton Moreland.

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