Opening Fall 2022

The 70,000-square-foot structure will house a swimming and diving complex, dance studios, wrestling facilities, and the Athletics Hall of Honor. Situated near the Snyder Center, the new building is the latest step forward for the Campus Master Plan and corresponding Athletic Facilities Master Plan, which seeks to ensure Andover students have top-tier facilities for both interscholastic competition and general health and wellness.

Features

  • The new pool at the Pan Athletic Center will offer PA aquatics unique flexibility, functioning as the only full-size water polo course among New England high schools and offering our swimming teams thirteen practice lanes, more than twice the number currently available. For swimming competitions, the pool will be configured to create optimal racing conditions. And we will be able to offer all this programming while simultaneously running our diving and instructional swimming programs.
  • Expansive dance facilities include a performance space, practice studio, make-up and costume rooms, and a green room.
  • Dedicated Wrestling facilities will include an all-gender space including a coach’s office; a warm-up, weigh-in, and training area; and competition space with spectator seating.

Building construction is on track with the goal of opening for the fall 2022 academic year.

Construction Progress

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Design Renderings

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An exterior rendering of the building looking east.

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A state-of-the-art swimming and diving complex will be a cornerstone of the facility.

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A rendering of the large dance performance space inside the Pan Athletic Center.

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Dedicated Wrestling facilities will include an all-gender space including a coach’s office; a warm-up, weigh-in, and training area; and competition space with spectator seating.

The Pan Athletic Center is made possible thanks to leadership gifts to the Knowledge & Goodness campaign from Andover parents Zhang Xin and Pan Shiyi, P’17, ’19, and two anonymous donors. Their collective $25 million investment in the student experience launched the next phase of Andover’s Athletic Facilities Master Plan—and will have a profound impact on the Academy’s commitment to athletics and health and wellness.