Athletic Facilities

Opened fall 2016, the Centennial Center seamlessly integrates athletics, academics and the social dimensions of life, ensuring Walker’s facilities reflect the caliber and innovation of the School’s academics and other programs. The Centennial Center is the capstone project of Walker’s Centennial Campaign, which began in 2011. 

The Centennial Center

  • Integrates and modernizes facilities to reflect the way girls learn and live
  • Expands and enhances social spaces for engaging with the Walker’s community and the community at large
  • Builds on Walker’s rich history in the arts to offer more music, theater, dance and visual arts experiences
  • Increases recognition of Walker’s as one of the country’s finest all girls college preparatory schools based on academics, programs, and facilities
  • Attracts and retains highly-qualified scholar athletes and coaches

Facilities At a Glance

  • Eight-lane pool
  • Double gymnasium
  • Four squash courts
  • Two dance studios
  • Three natural grass soccer fields
  • Two softball fields
  • Two synthetic field hockey fields
  • Two synthetic lacrosse fields
  • Seven tennis courts
  • Fitness center
  • Student social center and community gathering spaces throughout
  • Expanded health and wellness center
Aquatic Center
Aquatic Center

Walker’s Aquatic Center is home to an eight-lane, 25-yard pool. The pool depth and gutter system make it one of the fastest pools in New England.

Centennial Center Gym
Double gymnasium

Walker’s double gymnasium hosts basketball and volleyball games, as well as community events such as pep rallies and celebrations.

Squash pavilion
Squash Pavilion

Walker’s squash pavilion features four courts and The Harriet Blees Dewey ’60, P’86 Squash Gallery.

Dance Studio
Dance Studios

Walker’s state-of-the-art dance suite in the Centennial Center includes two dance studios with sprung floors, ample natural light and sweeping views of Talcott Mountain.

Field and Courts
Fields and Courts

Walker’s athletic fields and courts include three natural grass soccer fields, two softball fields, two synthetic fields for field hockey and lacrosse, and seven tennis courts.

Team Room
Team Room

Inspired by a collegiate style, Walker’s locker rooms are the hub for team camaraderie.

Fitness Center
Fitness Center

Available to all Walker’s students and faculty, the fitness center has modern cross training equipment and sweeping views of Talcott Mountain.

Health Center
Health Center

The Joyce K. McIntyre Health Center is named in honor of Joyce McIntyre, B.S., R.N., C.N.C., who has been helping to heal and nurture Walker’s girls since 1984. The Health Center has four overnight rooms, two treatment rooms, health classroom and a kitchen.