Expansion Project History

Start date of June 2013 – Completed August 2014

  • Expand current field complex on River Road and Gourrier Avenue
  • Move and replace four lighted softball fields and four lighted multi-purpose fields
  • Expand fields to include fields that encompass four softball fields in a wagon wheel configuration

Phase I-B: Challenge Course

Start date of June 2013 – Completed August 2013

  • New Challenge Course across from the current Student Recreation Complex

Phase II: Parking Addition & New Tennis Courts

Start date of September 2013 – Completed August 2014

  • Add 344 parking spaces and 9 new tennis courts at current Student Recreation Complex

Phase III: SRC Expansion & Redesign

Start date of November 2014 – Anticipated Completion Summer 2017

  • Update current indoor swimming pool – Complete
  • Gut and redesign locker rooms
  • Move administration offices to the front of the facility to better serve students
  • Expand 13,000 sq. ft. of cardio/weight space to 40,431 sq. ft.
  • Add to current facility:
    • Approximately 1/3 mile indoor jogging trail
    • Turfed CrossFit training slope
    • 35 ft. climbing wall
    • Outdoor pool area with LSU logo shaped lazy river and 8 lane lap pool
    • Additional three courts which will increase court space from 5 to 8, including multi-purpose courts
    • Fitness Assessment Center