Nannerl Overholser Keohane Sports Center

The Nannerl O. Keohane Sports Center, named after Wellesley's former president, makes it possible for the entire college community to engage in physical activity year round. Classes for all indoor sports, aquatics, fitness, martial arts, and dance are conducted in the Keohane Sports Center. The facility includes an eight-lane competition swimming pool; badminton, squash, and racquetball courts; two weight rooms; exercise/dance/yoga studios; volleyball courts; and an athletic training area. The Field House has a basketball/volleyball arena; indoor tennis courts; a 200-meter track, a spinning room, and a cardiovascular machine area. Included in the cardiovascular area are 39 new pieces of cardio/strength training equipment. Treadmills include a virtual-reality interface with iPod support.

The outdoor sports facilities include a state-of-the-art turf field for lacrosse and field hockey; an eight-lane track; a grass soccer playing field; an award-winning softball venue; and a recreation field. Outdoor water sports focus around the boathouse on Lake Waban, where the canoes, sailboats, kayaks, and crew shells are kept. Wellesley also maintains a nine-hole golf course, Nehoiden Golf Club, which is the oldest nine-hole course in New England.


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