Middlebury’s well‑maintained playing fields and
outstanding athletic facilities rank among the best in the country.
The College boasts an 18-hole golf course and 3.5-kilometer Red
Kelly cross‑country and jogging trail on campus. The nearby
mountain campus includes the Middlebury Snow Bowl for alpine skiing
and Carroll and Jane Rikert Ski Touring Center for nordic
The 3,500-seat Alumni Stadium/Youngman Field football and
lacrosse complex and the Allan Dragone all-weather outdoor track
are the top facilities of their kind. Kohn Field, a
state-of-the-art field hockey and women’s lacrosse field,
along with a pair of diamonds with Green Mountain views add
to the school’s impressive facilities.
Indoor facilities include the Chip Kenyon ‘85 2,200-seat
ice hockey arena and an Olympic-size natatorium, giving Middlebury
two of the finest facilities of their kind. Opening in late 2014, a
new field house will give the school 110,000 square feet of indoor
space, featuring a six-lane track with a Field Turf surface inside.
Part of the project included a state-of-the-art squash center,
which opened in October of 2013.
The Duke Nelson Recreational Center houses tennis courts and a
climbing wall, while Pepin Gymnasium is home to the basketball
teams and the women’s volleyball team. Middlebury also boasts
an amazing 10,500-square-foot split-level fitness center, offering
views of the Green Mountains.