Miami University opens $25M Athletic Performance Center

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Miami University opens new Athletic Performance Center

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

To cap off national signing day Wednesday, Miami University celebrated the opening of its $25 million Athletic Performance Center.

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In addition to space reserved for specialists from Mercy Health, the 56,400-square-foot facility has a new locker room, weight room, players’ lounge, coaches’ offices and meeting space.

The project’s cost of just over $25 million was all donor funded, according to university officials.

The facility adds new facilities for Miami’s football team, including offices, meeting areas, locker rooms and laundry and equipment spaces.

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Also included is a new Mercy Health Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Center that includes a hydrotherapy suite, exam rooms and treatment and rehabilitation machines.

The Athletic Performance Center’s weight room will be shared by the football team with women’s field hockey, softball and women’s tennis.

The facility is designed to meet LEED principles, with heating and cooling partly supplied by 80 geothermal wells, according to the university.

The Athletic Performance Center serves as an addition to the Dauch Indoor Sports Center and sits at the north end of Yager Stadium playing field.