Recreational Facilities

George W. Stannard Gymnasium

Home to the College’s women’s volleyball and basketball teams, as well as the Hornet men’s basketball program, this 1,500-seat facility host more than 30 home athletic contests a year and a number of campus and community functions, including the Hornet and Lady Hornet Basketball Camps. Open to the public by membership or by group reservations through the conference office when the SHAPE facility is open.

Rita L. Bole Gymnasium

The Bole Gym is the site of several classes within Lyndon’s Physical Education Teacher Certification curriculum and the College’s highly popular intramural athletic program. Open to the public by membership or by group reservations through the conference office when the SHAPE facility is open.

Gravity Well Climbing Center

The Gravity Well is a new indoor rock climbing center that gives climbers of all abilities a sheltered experience when the weather outside gets nasty—or anytime. Check out our inset crack systems, Heuco Holes, layback corners, and whatever else our wall staff can come up with to get your pump on. Instruction offered. There is no charge for Lyndon students, faculty, and staff. Public cost is $7 per person per evening. Memberships are available.

Racquetball Court

Open to the public by membership when the SHAPE facility is open.

Outdoor Facilities

Varsity Athletic Field

Home to our men’s lacrosse and soccer programs, as well as the women’s soccer team. The Varsity athletics field hosts some intramural athletics, community recreation activities, the Vermont Voltage Soccer camp, and the annual commencement exercise.

Intramural and Practice Field

This newly reconditioned multi-purpose playing field is used for Lyndon’s men’s and women’s rugby team, various team practices, and the intramural athletic program.

Outdoor Basketball Court

Located next to the Intramural and Practice Field. Open to the public.

Skip Pound Baseball/Softball Complex

Opened in 1997, the Skip Pound Complex has played host to seven conference championships in softball and two national championship tournament participants. In addition to hosting Lyndon’s baseball and softball programs, the facility serves as home field to several youth baseball/softball teams in the area and the former Vermont State Champion American Legion baseball program.

Dudley Bell Tennis Center

With four well-maintained courts and adjacent tennis museum, the Bell Tennis Center is the premier facility of its kind in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. Home to both Lyndon’s tennis program, the center is also the summer home of the Northeast Kingdom Spinners, Vermont Slice, and NEK Expros tennis teams.

Cross Country Courses

The cross country courses at Lyndon have been home to 14 conference championships, seven regional titles, five national championship-meet contenders, and a two-time women’s national champion. The course is designed in a true cross country terrain style, with surfaces of packed dirt, grass, or pine needles. It has been rated by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics as a 4.5 on a 5-point scale where a rating of 5 is considered the most difficult and challenging.

Skate Park

The College’s brand new skate park was manufactured and designed by American Ramp Company—the world’s largest skate park provider, with over 1400 parks in place around the globe. Lyndon’s park features bank ramps, quarter pipes, grind rails, grind ledges, grind boxes, stairs, wedges and flats, a spine, a pyramid section, and a planter. Open to the public from dawn to dusk.

18 Hole Disk Golf Course

Winding through the woods and open fields of our 195-acre campus, the disc golf course offers challenges for all levels of play. With a growing population of throwers both on campus and visiting from around the community, there’s no shortage of players to learn from or throw with. With our new concrete tee-pads—a first for any course in Vermont—we have been stepping up our game in this fast growing sport. Download a map of the course. Open to the public from dawn to dusk.

Ropes Challenge Courses

The Lyndon Adventure Program runs both a low and high ropes courses on campus, pushing people through the complexities of having fun, maximizing “edge work,” improving interpersonal skills, and pushing personal limits. Young and old have come and gotten harnessed up to give it a go. Group rates available.


Kevin Pezanowski, Director of Intramurals