Rooftop Fields Complex
Opened in the spring of 2014, this state-of-the-art complex has been hailed as a premier facility in the nation, winning many design and building awards. It is home to the intercollegiate softball team as well as serve as a practice and competition site for the various WPI varsity and club sports. The one-story structure features a regulation softball field (dirt infield with synthetic turf outfield) along with a regulation soccer/lacrosse field on top of a 500 car parking garage. The complex has competition level field lighting for evening use.
March 2014: Silver Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Massachusetts,
honoring outstanding professional design excellence
November 2016: The American Institute of Architects, Central Massachusetts “Excellence in Architecture”
Directions to the Park Avenue Garage
(at the corner of Park Avenue and Salisbury Streets)
GPS Address: 151 Salisbury Street Worcester
From the East
Take Mass. Turnpike (1-90) to Exit 11A (I-495). Proceed north to Exit 25B (I-290), then west into Worcester. Take Exit 18 (Lincoln Sq., Rte. 9), turn right at end of ramp, then an immediate right before next traffic light. At next light, proceed straight through, bearing to the right on Salisbury St. Follow Salisbury St. Take left into the Higgins House parking lot and follow to the WPI Parking Garage.
From the North
Take I-495 South to I-290. Follow directions from East.
From the South and West
Take Mass. Turnpike (I-90) to Exit 10 (Auburn). Proceed east on I-290 into Worcester. Take Exit 17 (Lincoln Sq., Rte. 9), turn left at end of ramp, take a right at the second light onto Lincoln St. Bear left at the next light onto Salisbury St. Follow Salisbury St. Take left into the Higgins House parking lot and follow to the WPI Parking Garage.