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Project David Braley Athletics Centre Location Hamilton, ON Completion 2006 Size 12,080 m2 Client McMaster University Project Type Concept Share this project:

David Braley Athletics Centre

One of the largest post-secondary fitness facilities in Canada.

The David Braley Athletics Centre is a modernization and expansion to the McMaster University Athletic Recreation and Kinesiology Centre at McMaster University, which included a new 4,000-seat football stadium that replaced its older venue. The design process was a highly collaborative partnership between the design team (GEC and Garwood-Jones & Hanham), the University Facilities group and the Student Union (a major funding partner).

This multisport facility features a high-performance fitness centre, which accommodates a double gymnasium equipped with 1,200 retractable seats suitable for international competition in volleyball and basketball; a four-lane, 200-metre track; a four-lane, 60-metre sprint track; sports medicine facilities; a varsity athlete high-performance fitness assessment lab and training centre; multipurpose studios; varsity consultation rooms; trainers offices; and, varsity and special event lounges. The new facility provides 800 lockers for both men and women’s change rooms.

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