North Dakota State University’s new Wallman Wellness Center is a spacious, 73,000-square-foot facility that emphasizes added capacity with an architectural character that reflects the university’s most valuable resource—its people.
The expanded facility blends seamlessly with the existing wellness center and features an array of amenities, ASSOCIATED FIRMEAPC Architects EngineersCOST PER SQ FT$116.00FEATURED IN2008 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYRenovation a three-story climbing pinnacle with a separate top-rope climbing and bouldering wall, expanded cardio areas, new circuit and free-weight space, as well as new group exercise rooms for aerobics, martial arts and spinning.
A three-court gymnasium accommodates intramurals, basketball, volleyball and badminton, and a multi-activity court (MAC) houses indoor soccer, inline hockey, basketball and tennis. Four racquetball courts, observation lounges, newly expanded and modernized locker rooms, and an elevated walk/run track situated on the mezzanine level round out the facility’s added features.
There also are larger childcare facilities, administration space, a logo shop, fitness testing, health education and massage rooms.