Whether it is the varsity student-athlete, the intramurals participant or looking for a workout, members of the Bucknell community benefit from a wide array of first-class athletics facilities. The Kenneth Langone Athletics & Recreation Center, Sojka Pavilion, Kinney Natatorium, Krebs Family Fitness Center and the Wiegand Family Squash Center are the centerpieces of the sparkling new indoor facility, nicely complementing the renovated Davis Gym and Gerhard Fieldhouse, all of which lie under the same roof.

Outdoor facilities we have the Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium, Holmes StadiumEmmitt FieldGraham Field, Depew Field, Golf Course & Club, Tennis Courts and the Boathouse.

KLARC Information


KLARC Hours this week

Monday          6 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Tuesday          6 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Wednesday    6 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Thursday        6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday              6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday         7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday            9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

KLARC Winter Break Hours (pdf)
Kinney Natorium Hours (pdf)

Amenities

  • KLARC was dedicated April 25, 2003
  • $27 million dollars spent to face-lift existing venues and to create new venues
  • Construction began May 2001- addition of new space & renovations of the existing gymnasium
  • 130,850 new program area square footage
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Policies and Forms

To ensure a safe, positive, and clean environment for all of our Bucknell KLARC members, the Office of Recreation Services asks that all of our patrons follow the Usage Guidelines and Policies for our facilities. The guidelines discuss procedures for proper attire, equipment requests, maintenance and care, facility etiquette, and reporting procedures.
If you wish to view the KLARC policies in their entirety, click on the document links below.

Facilities


West Fields Complex

Emmitt Field at Holmes Stadium

Emmitt Field at Holmes Stadium is one of the newest facilities for the Bucknell Department of Athletics and Recreation, and it provides the Bison men's and women's soccer programs with one of the finest soccer-only venues in the country. The natural grass pitch was was completed in 2005 with the remainder of the stadium and grandstand finished in 2007.

Emmitt Field at Holmes Stadium
Sojka Pavilion

Sojka Pavilion

In January of 2003, Bucknell's new 4,000 seat basketball venue, the Sojka Pavilion was opened. Home to the varsity basketball programs, Sojka may play host to intramural championships during the coming year.

Sojka Pavilion
Kinney Natatorium

Kinney Natatorium

The Kinney Natatorium, 50-meter x 25-yard, houses the Swimming, Diving and Water Polo programs for both men and women. It features two movable bulkheads that allow team practices and recreational swimming to occur simultaneously. The state-of-the-art facility is designed to provide a venue capable of attracting events for crowds of students and community fans, seating for up to 500 spectators.

Kinney Natatorium Hours

Kinney Natatorium
Krebs Family Fitness Center

Krebs Family Fitness Center

The Krebs Family Fitness Center contains state-of-the art cardiovascular and strength training equipment. Featuring over 50 pieces of cardiovascular equipment, pin-select resistance machines, Hammer strength and free weights. The facility is open to all students, faculty and staff.

Berger Family Weight Room

Berger Family Weight Room

The Berger Family Weight Room, sits on the former site of Freas-Rooke Pool, and is used for instructional free-weight training and varsity workouts

Davis Gym

Davis Gym

In early 2003, with the opening of the Sojka Pavilion, Davis Gym became the permanent home of the Bucknell volleyball program and a new facility for recreational use.

Davis Gym
Gerhard Fieldhouse

Gerhard Fieldhouse

The Gerhard Fieldhouse features 3 indoor basketball/tennis/volleyball courts, racquetball and squash courts, indoor tennis courts, wrestling room, climbing wall, aerobics/dance studio, as well as a six-lane 200-meter indoor track and field facilities.

Gerhard Fieldhouse
Boathouse

Climbing Wall

Designed and constructed by the Bucknell Outing Club, the Climbing Wall features over 1200 square feet of indoor climbing. Located in the southwest corner of Gerhard Fieldhouse, "the wall" measures 22' tall and 32' wide and features a wide array of bouldering and lead routes.

Erg Room

Bucknell's two-level ergometer room was constructed in the former bleacher seating area adjacent to the Berger Family Weight Room, inside the Kenneth Langone Athletics and Recreation Center in 2011. The two-level facility includes space for more than 40 ergometers on the lower level and additional fitness equipment on the upper level  

Ergometer Room
Tennis courts

Tennis Courts

Located behind Gerhard Fieldhouse, the varsity tennis courts are the competition venue for the Bison men's and women's tennis teams. There are a total of 10 courts available for competition.

Varsity Tennis Courts

Graham Field at Holmes Stadium

Bucknell dedicated a new synthetic turf field for its field hockey and women's lacrosse teams. Named in honor of lead donor William Graham '62, the artificial turf facility, Graham Field, located at the West Fields complex, provides a state-of-the-art playing surface. 

Graham Field at Holmes Stadium
Baseball Field

Depew Field

Depew Field and the neighboring Becker Field, home of the Bison softball team, have undergone major renovations in recent years. In the fall of 2009, synthetic FieldTurf was installed at Depew Field. The new playing surface features the latest in-filled, grass-like artificial turf, manufactured by FieldTurf and designed to meet baseball specifications. 

Depew Field
Golf Course

Golf Course

The Bucknell Golf Club, which opened in 1930, is located on the west side of Route 15, adjacent to the West Fields complex on Smoketown Road. The 18-hole course is open to the public.

Golf Club
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