The University of Arizona revealed the details and renderings of five facility projects on Saturday.
Let’s take a look through them.*
Arizona Stadium — East Phase 1
Phase one of the Arizona Stadium remodel includes a renovation of the lower east side, Zona Zoo concourse, and gate entry. New restroom and concession facilities are being addressed along with an upgrade to access points on the east and southeast side. The project is expected to be completed by Sept. 1.
The Hillenbrand Softball stadium will see renovations to the seating areas and press box. Renovations will start after the completion of the 2018 season with a goal of being completed in January 2019.
Indoor Sports Center
The construction of the Indoor Sports Center will start in April with a goal of being completed in December 2018. Located on the previous site of Sancet Stadium adjacent to National Championship Dr., the structure will house a full-width, 90-yard field and a 10-yard end zone. The space will be climate controlled making it a resource for training and conditioning amongst other opportunities.
Hillenbrand Aquatic Center
The Hillenbrand Aquatic Center project is expected to commence on April 1 with a goal of being completed by Jan. 1, 2019. This project includes the rebuilding and expansion of the 50-meter pool to 65 meters, including the old diving well. The number of 25-yard short course lanes will increase from 18 to 22. The pump and plumbing infrastructure will also be replaced and significantly upgraded.
McKale Center locker rooms
Men’s golf, soccer, men’s tennis and women’s track and field and cross country will see new locker rooms, while women’s swimming and diving and men’s track and field and cross country will see their locker rooms remodeled. This project will begin on March 26 with a completion goal of Aug. 15
*all information provided by UA’s press release