College Celebrates Groundbreaking of its Kinesiology & Wellness Building
More than 175 students, Cañada College and District employees, design build partners and community members joined to celebrate the groundbreaking of Cañada’s new Kinesiology & Wellness Building on December 5. Speakers during the program included Board President Mohr, Chancellor Galatolo, President Moore, Cañada College Athletics Director Mike Garcia, Classified President Jeanne Stalker and Academic Senate Vice President Diane Tedone-Goldstone. Following the program was the ceremonial groundbreaking and a reception where guests had an opportunity to explore renderings of the new building.
The new Kinesiology and Wellness Building will be a two story, 83,000 square foot structure, that will include modern classrooms for instructional and wellness courses, an extensive area for fitness equipment, a gymnasium, locker and shower facilities and public spaces. New instructional and competition swimming pools will be a welcoming addition to the facility and is aimed to host swim classes and meets. The classrooms will provide state-of-the-art settings for dance, Pilates, indoor cycling and other fitness and wellness activities. The contemporary roof top is primed for a running track, sport courts and yoga area.
Photos from the event can be found here. For more information on current and upcoming improvements on campus, please visit our Capital Improvements website.