The St. Thomas athletic facilities are among the best in the country, taking a significant leap forward in 2010 with the opening of Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex.  The ARC (as it is known) is home to Tommie varsity, intramural and recreational sports.

Anderson Field House
The field house houses a 200-meter, six-lane indoor track. In addition four basketball courts, four volleyball courts or four tennis courts are optional within the infield.

  • 200m Mondo Super X Olympic caliber track surface
  • Spikable Mondo court surface for high jump
  • 10-foot by 16-foot video display
  • 3 in-ground concrete throwing circles
  • Retractible ceiling mounted throwing cage with adjustable doors
  • Elavated timing/ filming platform
  • 2 horizontal sand pits
  • 2 pole vault configurations

O'Shaughnessy Stadium
O'Shaughnessy Stadium plays host to numerous collegiate and high school track events each year and is known as a premier site for competitive track and field.

This 5,000-seat outdoor stadium, built in 1947, is the arena for St. Thomas football and track events. The all-weather, Olympic-caliber track has eight lanes and was resurfaced in 2004. A state-of-the-art FieldTurf synthetic surface was installed in 2004. 

Adjacent to the stadium is the North Athletic Field throwing area cage and sector.  

  • Video board (mini-jumbo-tron) installed this fall.
  • Live and replay track video during competition with 
        complete results display. 

Weight Room
The ARC's world-class weight training facility is staffed with full time strength coach Ty Stenzel who works closely with the track staff to structure training programs specific to each event group and objective. 

On the west side of the roomare lifting platforms as well as versatile and functional squat cages where most of the athletic teams train.  On the east two-thirds of the room are lines of Life Fitness weight equipment; the FreeMotion line and Life Fitness signature series.  There is also a dumbbell area and ample floor space for other exerciss and kettle bell work.

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