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Kent State - Track Camps
Kent State - Track Camps

 

KENT STATE FIELD HOUSE

Kent State Field House was opened in 1990, is a $6.5 million state-of-the-art facility.

In May of 2014, Kent State University coaches and athletes joined various administrators and donors for a groundbreaking ceremony, celebrating the construction of a $4.5 million dollar addition to the current Field House.

The new building, which was added to the south side of the Field House, now provides locker rooms for field hockey, softball, women's soccer and men's and women's track & field athletes. The building also include coaches locker rooms, athletic training facilities and a new entryway into the Field House.

Currently, located inside the building is a six-lane 292-meter Mondotrack FTX surface track with eight lane straightaway, dual long jump pits, which includes a new elevated long-jump and triple jump runway and landing pit, dual high jump pits, dual pole vault pits, throwing areas including a new Thunder dome throwing cage. The infield of the track features a full-size artificial turf field.

Other features of the Field House include observation towers for filming and houses a 5,000 square foot weight-training complex used by Kent State student-athletes. Among the weight room features are 66 Eagle Cybex machines.

Due to its versatility, the Field House serves as a practice facility for Kent State field hockey, football, and soccer teams when inclement weather arises. A series of nets can be dropped from the ceiling to divide the field into separate practice areas for multiple users.

Directions From I-71 or I-77 or I-271 To I-480 East: I-480 becomes St. Rt.14. Stay on St. Rt. 14 into Streetsboro (Interstate map). Take St. Rt. 43 south from Streetsboro to Kent (5 miles). Stay on Rt. 43 to St. Rt. 59 (Haymaker Parkway). Turn left onto St. Rt. 59. Stay on St. Rt. 59 past campus to St. Rt. 261 (just over 2 miles). Turn right onto St. Rt. 261. At the 1st traffic light turn left. Diamond at Dix is on your left between Summit Road and Dix Stadium.

Directions From I-71 / I-77 To I-76 East To State Rt. 43 North: Follow St. Rt. 43 to St. Rt. 261 (less than 2 miles). Turn right onto St. Rt. 261. Turn right at 2nd traffic light onto Summit Road. Field House is on your left just past Dix Stadium.

Directions From I-76 West To State Rt. 43 North: Stay on St. Rt. 43 to St. Rt. 261 (less than 2 miles). Turn right onto St. Rt. 261. Turn right at 2nd traffic light onto Summit Road. Field House is on your left just past Dix Stadium.

Directions From State Rt. 59: Turn left onto St. Rt. 261. Follow  St. Rt. 261 to 1st traffic light. Turn left onto Summit Road. Field House is on your left just past Dix Stadium.

Directions From I-76 To State Rt. 43 North: Stay on St. Rt. 43 North to Kent (less than 2 miles) to the intersection with St Rt. 261. Turn right onto St. Rt. 261. Turn right at 2nd traffic light onto Summit Road. Field House is on your left just past Dix Stadium.

Directions From State Rt. 261 To Summit Road: Turn right onto Summit Road. Field House is on your left just past Dix Stadium.

Directions From Ohio Turnpike To Exit 187: Take St. Rt. 14 to Streetsboro (Interstate map). Take St. Rt. 43 south to Kent (5 miles). Stay on St. Rt. 43 to St. Rt. 59 (Haymaker Parkway). Turn left onto St. Rt. 59. Stay on St. Rt. 59 past campus to St. Rt. 261 (just over 2 miles). Turn right onto St. Rt. 261. At the 1st traffic light turn left onto Summit Road. Field House is on your left just past Dix Stadium.