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Alumni Gymnasium Renovation

Alumni Gymnasium Fitness Center


Type Of Project:


Athletics Renovation

Construction Cost:



Start of Construction:


April 2005



November 2005 - August 2006



LaVallee/Brensinger Architects

Construction Manager:


North Branch Construction, Inc.

The renovation of Alumni Gymnasium entailed the following work:

  • Installation of a dehumidification system for the Karl Michael Pool
  • Reconfiguration of some of the pool seating and coaching staff offices into a dividable 1,800 square-foot multi-purpose space, overlooking the Karl Michael Pool
  • Installation of a four-stop elevator making all levels of Alumni Gym handicap accessible
  • Creation of a 14,000 square-foot state-of-the-art fitness center for all Dartmouth students, staff, and community
  • Installation of a new air conditioning system throughout all of Alumni Gym and the Manley Building
  • Reconstruction of the roof over Alumni Gym and Manley
  • Reconfiguration of the main entranceway into Alumni Gym from Wheelock Street to provide for ADA accessibility
  • Creation of a new equipment distribution room and office along the corridor connecting Alumni Gym with the Berry Gym
  • Fire sprinkler system throughout all of Alumni Gym and Manley
  • Creation of three multi-purpose rooms in Manley. The two large rooms (3,500 square feet each) are equipped with an operable division wall to allow programming of five separate multi-purpose spaces in Manley.

Work was completed in August 2006, with the pool having been finished in November 2005, and the Fitness Center in April 2006.


Last Updated: 11/5/08