Cadet Field House

Summary

Cadet Field House
Cadet Field House Ice Arena USAFA Colorado Springs.jpg
A picture of the Cadet Ice Arena within the Cadet Field House
Cadet Field House is located in Colorado
Cadet Field House
Cadet Field House
The arena within Colorado
Address2168 Field House Drive,
Colorado Springs, Colorado,
United States
Coordinates39°00′50″N 104°53′00″W / 39.014°N 104.8833°W / 39.014; -104.8833Coordinates: 39°00′50″N 104°53′00″W / 39.014°N 104.8833°W / 39.014; -104.8833
Main venueClune Arena
Capacity: 5,858
Other sports facilities
OwnerU.S. Air Force Academy
OperatorU.S. Air Force Academy
Construction
Opened1968
Construction cost$5.6 million

The Cadet Field House is an indoor sports complex at the United States Air Force Academy. The multi-purpose facility was built in 1968.[1]

Facilities

The Cadet Field House has several different facilities.[2]

  • The Clune Arena, a 6,002-seat basketball arena named after long-time USAFA Director of Athletics Colonel John J. Clune
  • The Cadet Ice Arena, a 2,502-seat ice hockey rink
  • A 268 metres (0.167 mi) six-lane indoor track with seating for 925 spectators
  • An AstroTurf playing field that is 97 yards (89 m) long
  • A 2,309-square-foot (214.5 m2) training room

Location

The Cadet Field House is located across the street from the Cadet Gymnasium.[2] The two buildings are connected by an underground tunnel.

Trophies

The Cadet Field House houses the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy in those years when Air Force is in possession of it.

Cadet Ice Arena

The Cadet Ice Arena is a 2,502-seat hockey rink in the sports complex on the grounds of the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is located at 2168 Field House Drive, and is home to the Academy's Falcon ice hockey team. It was built in 1968, and is part of the Cadet Field House. The team now competes in Atlantic Hockey along with Army and others in the conference.[2]

Clune Arena

The 2011 Warrior Games closing ceremony at Clune Arena

The Clune Arena is a basketball arena in the sports complex. The Clune Arena was named after long-time USAFA Director of Athletics, Colonel John J. Clune and seats 5,858 people.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Facilities". Air Force Academy Athletics. Retrieved 2021-11-18.
  2. ^ a b c d "Air Force Academy - Facilities". Archived from the original on June 25, 2009.

External links

  • Athletic facilities of the Academy (archive)
  • Cadet Ice Arena info sheet
  • Clune Arena home page