High-Level Venues & Equipment Bring Out Your Best
The quality of our athletic facilities helps elevate our programs and athletes to even greater achievement. From one of the best aquatics centers in New England to our excellent ice rink, nine playing fields, home courts, and rowing site on the Housatonic River, you will have everything you need to compete at a high level.
Higgins Aquatic Center
William W. Higgins ’53 Aquatic Center is an eight-lane, 25-yard competitive swim and dive pool. The state-of-the-art facility is one of the finest aquatic sports venues in New England.
The O’Neill Arena, named in honor of Trustee Emeritus John D. O'Neill ’57, P ’89, boasts the best ice in the region.
Pigott Arena, nestled in the original Alumni Memorial Gymnasium, is the home court for our Varsity Basketball teams and Varsity Volleyball team.
Saxe-Castellini Squash Pavilion
With enclosed, interlined bleachers for spectators, the Saxe-Castellini Squash Pavilion boasts five renovated practice courts, each with an installed game-tech monitoring system to track matches point-by-point.
Sheehy Family Field
The Sheehy Family Field is an advanced turf field that services our field hockey and lacrosse teams.
Fay Vincent, Sr. Field
The well-conditioned grass field is one of the oldest continuous playing fields in the state and boasts a natural spectator venue.
The Softball Field is a state-of-the-art facility with field irrigation and an appended enclosed batting cage.
The multi-purpose floor possesses three basketball courts to serve our teams throughout the winter season as well as indoor training space for lacrosse, field hockey, baseball, and softball. The facility also has a retractable batting cage.
The eight tennis courts on the southern side of Canterbury’s campus provide a beautiful backdrop for the Saints tennis teams at the varsity and sub-varsity level to practice and compete.
This space comfortably fits two full mats on the upper-level of the Field House. With an attached entrance to the Weight Room, it has the capacity to host wrestling practice while teams can use the open indoor area for practice and dynamic stretches.
The Ade Family Weight Room and Fitness Center
Located on the second level of the Field House, the Weight Room is a state-of-the-art facility with four power stations, 12 aerobic machines, two sets of 12- to 100-pound dumbbells, assorted benches, and eight cable training machines.
The Sheehan Field offers an outfield fence, a recently conditioned clay infield, and a freshly sodded infield turf with irrigation. It also features home and visitor bullpens and a 75-foot batting cage.