Oklahoma City University, Health, Convocation and Wellness Center

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  • FIRM

    Beck Design

  • CLIENT

    Oklahoma City University

  • AREA

    132,793 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $8,000,000.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    1/2000

This 4,000-seat facility accommodates recreation, intramural, fitness programs, intercollegiate competitions, performances, convocations, conferences and outreach activities.

The center houses a comprehensive health facility with three basketball courts, locker rooms, a fitness center, indoor jogging track and lounge. Outdoor facilities include sand volleyball ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$60.24FEATURED IN2000 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYSpecialized and six tennis courts.

Adding this facility was the top priority in the university’s master plan.

Phase I included: multipurpose arena; exercise/fitness center; Hall of Fame/VIP reception area; three basketball courts; multiuse recreational space; volleyball court; nutri-bar; badminton courts; kitchen; indoor jogging track; concession; varsity and visitor locker rooms; coaches’ locker room; officials’ dressing room.

Phase II completed the center and allowed the offering of at least two new degree programs. It included: indoor pool; racquetball and squash courts; dressing/locker rooms; comprehensive fitness center; conference room; expanded health bar; student health center; student lounge/study area; aerobics rooms; administrative offices.

Photographer: ©Donald K. Beck Jr.