STANFORD, CALIF. – Stanford University will unveil its new Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center (AOERC) on Friday November 1 with a grand opening ceremony at 11 a.m. The doors will open for Stanford community members at noon.
Located on Roble Field at 285 Santa Teresa Street on the Stanford campus, the facility provides an additional 75,000 square feet of indoor recreation-based facilities and a new 50 meter outdoor pool to the university.
Features include a state-of-the-art climbing wall, three all-purpose indoor courts for basketball, volleyball and badminton, three exercise studios, academic classrooms, a 14,000 sq. foot fitness center and dedicated space for sports medicine and cycling programs.
The swimming pool will be named for the Avery family and will offer recreational and instructional swimming. Men’s and women’s locker rooms and showers are available.
The Outdoor Education Center houses the student-run adventure program and outdoor equipment rental. In the 3,000 square foot space there exists is a lounge, library, collaborative working area, classroom, student officer working area, trip registration, rental desk, and retail shop.
The ceremony will include a ribbon cutting and comments from key stakeholders before being opened for community use.