UCLA officially announced today its plan to construct a new football facility west of Spaulding Field. Projected to cost $50 million, the project will provide new locker rooms, training areas, offices, and meeting, video and equipment rooms.
The project would help put the Bruins on pace with many other programs in the Pac-12 and across the country. UCLA will launch a fundraising campaign to cover the costs.
“There is so much history here and so many incredible players and moments to celebrate,” head coach Jim Mora said in a statement. “I love the challenge to get after this, and I know our donors will step up. … We talk about family within our program, and now, we need the entire UCLA family to join us on this endeavor.”
The football team’s current training areas in the Acosta Athletic Training Center may be converted for use by multiple sports. Changes could be made to the strength and conditioning area, tutoring space and dining hall. Continue reading