Episcopal High School Field House

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Focusing on the Spirit, Mind, & Body, the facility will provide athletes with a state-of-the-arts weight training environment, designed both to strengthen teams for competition and encourage a lifetime of wellness.

The building will offer the space and resources to provide improved opportunities to educate and train both students and athletes. Programmed spaces includes weightlifting stations, workout areas, a nutrition station, and a turf functional training area. Prominently sited at the north end of the track, the glass and steel façade provides a views to the field while in-turn showcases the component of a well-balanced education. This main 2 story volume encloses a multifunctional fitness space that will include; lifting platforms, cardio machines, medicine ball walls, turfed agility training area, and outdoor fitness decks while the main roof continues out along the south façade to provide shading for the terraced spectators plaza. Supporting the 10,000 square feet of fitness program; large team locker rooms, coaches offices, a conference room, public event restrooms, concession stand and multifunctional classrooms. In addition to student functions, the classrooms will provide space for alumni events, with operable walls that will open the space out to the terraced plaza with views of the field and campus.