Daily Facility Update – July 24

Friday, July 24 Ritchie Center Facility Updates Painting and drywall work continues on the lower level of the Ritchie Center through this week. Much progress has been made and crews continue to work around the clock to complete the painting of the facility. Joy Burns Arena locker rooms still need to complete painting, as the … Continue reading

Daily Facility Update – July 15

Wednesday, July 15 Ritchie Center Facility Updates As of today there have been no changes to the larger updates we posted yesterday regarding locker room and Joy Burns Arena spaces. We anticipate these schedules will continue to move forward. Jim Montgomery’s Hockey Camp beginning next Monday, July 20 will hold their camp check-in at the … Continue reading

Congratulations to Hilltopper Carter Griffin!

Representing Team USA Swimming, Hilltopper Carter Griffin qualified second with a personal best time in the 200 Back this morning in Toronto at the Pan American Games. Finals will be broadcast live online, as well as air on delay on ESPN or ESPN2 this evening.

Daily Facility Update – July 14

Tuesday, July 14 Ritchie Center Facility Updates In the Gold Club Locker Rooms, the drywall will be finished and painting is anticipated to be completed by next Tuesday. At that point, there will still be no carpet in the locker rooms and we anticipate that it will take about four weeks for the carpet to … Continue reading

Daily Facility Update – July 13

Monday, July 13 Ritchie Center Facility Updates The elevator pit cleaning that was scheduled for today has been rescheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, July 14. During the elevator put cleaning, different elevators around the Ritchie Center will be offline at different times throughout the day. Water mitigation was completed this last weeked, so all Ritchie Center … Continue reading

Weekend Open Lap Swimming

Due to the TOPS Zone 2 Swim Meet this weekend, El Pomar will have limited lap lanes available. Open lap swimming will be available during the following times, so please plan accordingly. Friday, July 10 5 – 6 a.m. – 2 long course lap lanes 6 – 9 a.m. – 1 long course lap lane … Continue reading

Daily Facility Update – Week of July 6

As repairs from the June 24th flood continue around the Ritchie Center, our contractors have made great progress toward restoring affected areas of the facility.  Our construction schedule remains fluid as often the contractors are able to address areas ahead of schedule and/or find additional items that need addressing. In an attempt to provide the most … Continue reading

Ritchie Center Facility Update – July 2

Due to the June 24 severe storm, the Daniel L. Ritchie Center for Sports & Wellness has undergone immediate maintenance to repair damage caused by the flooding. The Coors Fitness Center’s Gold locker rooms will be undergoing maintenance beginning Thursday, July 2, at 7:30 p.m. through Friday, July 3, around 4 p.m. During this time, the … Continue reading


On the evening of June 24, 2015, the Ritchie Center was closed due to flooding from the severe storm. The flooding impacted the game level of the facility with water entering Joy Burns Arena, Magness Arena, Hamilton Gymnasium and associated support spaces. The flooding caused enough damage that some venues will be closed. Estimated closure … Continue reading