While academics are the first order of business at the acclaimed Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School, social development and personal growth are important to the overall education of their nearly 3,000 students. With 102 clubs and activities that involve nearly the entire student body, there was tough competition CAPACITY2,518COST PER SQ FT$163.00CITATIONSports Stadiums/Athletic Facilities CitationFEATURED IN2014 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYSports Stadiums/Athletic Facilities space.
The new, state-of-the-art facility, designed to house multiple activities at once, meets the district's goal to foster this overwhelming student interest in outside activities. The lower level of the fieldhouse includes a 200-meter track, four basketball courts, four volleyball courts, 16 badminton courts, long jump, high jump, discus, pole vault, a 30,000-square-foot synthetic turf auxiliary gym, wrestling room, dance studio, trainer's room, public changing rooms and coach's offices. In addition to these spaces, the upper level houses a cheerleading studio, additional classroom space, a 9,000-square-foot fitness facility that overlooks the field house and the newly located athletic director’s office suite, making this facility the athletic hub of campus.
This healthy, energy-efficient learning environment is LEED registered with a certification goal of Gold.