Facilities

  Harold Alfond Athletic Center

The Harold Alfond Athletic Center is the centerpiece of the Thomas College campus and has a large presence when entering the campus. This athletic complex was designed with the intention of functioning as a recreation center for the student population and a state of the art indoor training facility for Thomas College's athletic teams. There are three regulation tennis courts, which is a Mondo rubberized composite floor.

 

Size: 36,313 Square Feet

Cost: $4.7 Million

Construction Completed: 2006

Built By: Sheridan Construction

 

Amenities:

Multi-sport, three-court surface

Jogging track

Fitness center with weight room and cardio room

Multipurpose room

Plyometrics room

Locker rooms

Administrative offices

Equipment storage


 

Larry Mahaney Gymnasium

 

The playing and practice facility for men’s and women’s basketball. This is a finished wood floor surface with six sections of bleachers surrounding the court, when opened extended 20 feet onto the floor. Scoreboards are located on east and west walls of the gymnasium. This gymnasium is also available for the use of volleyball.

 

Size: Bleachers closed – 80’ x 115’/ Bleachers extended – 60’ x 115’

Construction Completed: About 1971

Seating Capacity: About 600 people

 

Amenities:

Scoreboards

Bleachers

Double Door Exits

Six basketball hoops


 

Bernatchez (Red) and Smith (Black) Turf Fields

 

The new turf fields are adjacent to each other in the complex, and the primary tenants are men and women's soccer, men and women's lacrosse, and field hockey squads. The fields are known on campus as the "black" and "red" fields, for the color of the 12-foot border surrounding each field.

 

First Events:  Smith Field: Thomas vs. USM Men’s Soccer September 18th, 2012

Bernatchez Field: Thomas vs. Daniel Webster Field Hockey September 17th, 2012

Size: 235 yards each (475 x 130 yards combined)

Cost: $4.5 Million

Construction Completed: 2012

Built By: Smith Field – Signature Turf

Bernatchez Field – Power Blade HP

Type of Turf: Smith Field – Field Turf

Bernatchez Field – Victory Turf

Capacity: Approximately 500

 

Amenities:

Scoreboards

2 Storage buildings

Promenade

Fencing

Walkways

Parking

Portable bleachers


H. Allen Ryan Field

H. Allen Ryan Field is the playing and practice facility for the baseball program, which consists of a grass infield and outfield with an in ground irrigation system. It meets NCAA standards with team dugouts and permanent fencing. The scoreboard is located in left field. And three batting cages and one bullpen are located off of left field.

 

First Event: Thomas vs. UMPI (Doubleheader) April 10th, 1999

Size: About 127’3 ¾” (1st base to 3rd base) x 155’6” (Home plate to outfield)

Built By: T.H. Martin & Sons / Playing Field of Maine

Construction Completed: 1999

Seating Capacity: Portable Bleachers

 

Amenities:

Irrigation system

Permanent fencing

Scoreboard

Team dugouts

Portable bleachers

Batting cages

Bullpen


Softball Field

 

The softball field is the playing and practice facility for the softball program, which is a skinned infield and grass outfield. It meets NCAA standards for playing specifications with team dugouts and permanent fencing. A bullpen is located off each dugout, along with press box and concession area.

 

First Event: Thomas vs. MMA April 10th, 1999

Size: Approximately 200 Feet (Home plate to corner outfield fences)

210 feet (Home plate to centerfield)

Construction Completed: 1999

Built By: T.H. Martin & Sons / Playing Field of Maine

Seating Capacity: 250

 

Amenities:

Permanent fencing

Team dugouts

Scoreboard

Press box

Storage area

Concessions area

Bathroom Facility

Permanent seating

Bullpen



Alumni Field

 

The Alumni field serves as an alternative grass practice field for men and women’s soccer as well as men and women’s lacrosse. This is a grass playing field with in ground irrigation system. A scoreboard is located on bench area.

 

Size: 120 yds. x 75 yds.

Construction Completed: 1999

Seating Capacity:  80 during soccer season

40 during women’s lacrosse season

 

Amenities:

8x8 storage shed

Portable bleachers

Irrigation system

Scoreboard


 

Field Hockey Field

This is an alternative grass practice field for field hockey, and also serves as a practice field for men and women’s lacrosse. This is a grass-playing surface with in ground irrigation system. During field hockey season the grass is maintained at below an inch and for games at ½ inch.

 

Size: 100 yds. x 60 yds.

Construction Completed: 1999

Seating Capacity: Approximately 40

 

Amenities:

Irrigation system

Scoreboard

8x8 Storage shed

Portable bleachers