The stadiums, fields and arenas that make up the sports venues on the UCLA campus have an equally impressive reputation.
Home to both men’s and women’s basketball, Pauley Pavilion regularly packs in 13,800 boisterous Bruins’ fans. The arena was dedicated in 1965, renovated in 2012, and accommodates three full-sized basketball courts. Fun fact — the building is also where Mary Lou Retton became an Olympic gold medalist
It’s named after the legendary basketball coach, John Wooden. The 95,000 square foot recreation center is the main building for intramural athletics at UCLA. The facility, which boasts three basketball courts and two volleyball courts, has hosted UCLA's women's volleyball, women's basketball, gymnastics and men's volleyball events.
The first large-scale outdoor tennis stadium to open in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, LATC is a world-class facility that has hosted ATP events and UCLA and collegiate championships. LATC features eight lighted, hard-surface courts, a 5,800-permanent seat grandstand and three main courts.
Drake Stadium is the home of UCLA's track and field, and soccer teams. The stadium became the official home of Bruin track and field in 1969, while soccer made the move to Drake Stadium in 2000. In 1973, it was officially named Drake Stadium in honor of a legend at UCLA, Elvin C. "Ducky" Drake, who had been associated with UCLA as a student-athlete, track coach and athletic trainer for over 60 years.The stadium provides seating for 11,700 spectators.
Six non-lighted tennis courts make up another facility where the UCLA tennis team competes. The Sycamore Tennis Courts are located on the western edge of the campus, north of the Southern Regional Library and south of Hitch Residential Suites. They are one of 22 facilities that make up the Jackie Robinson Athletics and Recreation Complex.
Recently re-opened after a multi-million renovation, the 8-acre Intramural Field at UCLA is home to intramural and club sports for the campus. The artificial turf field is projected to save over six million gallons of water a year.
The Sunset Canyon Recreation Center is a park-like facility on the campus located off the Northwest side of DeNeve Drive. It plays host to several recreational sports, including swimming, tennis and volleyball, and serves as a secondary pool for the UCLA men's and women's water polo teams. The center also features 10 lighted regulation tennis courts.
Opened in 1932 as the Men’s Gym on the campus of UCLA, this multi-purpose facility is now called the Student Activities Center. The SAC gymnasium hosted the Bruins men's basketball teams until Pauley Pavilion was built. Find the SAC situated east of the Wooden Center and north of the Ackerman Union.
Collins Court is one of three gyms inside the famed John Wooden Center, and is used by the university’s basketball, volleyball and gymnastics teams. A finished wood, 22,000 square foot floor and tightly packed bleachers create a more intimate and intense environment for women’s volleyball, which captured the 2011 national championship here.
The Spieker Aquatics Center opened on Sept. 26, 2009 and is the home of the UCLA varsity men's and women's water polo, swimming and diving teams. The main pool, Dirks Pool, is a 52-meter by 25-yard, all-deep water pool with a bulkhead. The centers ‘Wall of Champions’ celebrates UCLA national championship teams and individuals, record-holders and Olympians.
The Student Activities Center Pool is an eight lane, 33-yard, outdoor pool with depths ranging from 4 feet to 12 feet. It is one of six pools on campus accommodating recreational and intramural swimmers. The SAC Pool was the home of Bruins’ swim team until the new Spieker Aquatics Center opened in 2009.