Syracuse University Buildings:

Ensley Athletic Center

Ensley Athletic Center
Ensley Athletic Center, SU Photo & Imaging RS 454380

Announced: February 26, 2013
Ground Broken: September 16, 2013
Construction Began: Spring 2014
Building Occupied: December 2014
Dedicated: November 14, 2015
Named for: Clifford J. Ensley '69, '70, G'71, three-sport letterwinner (football, wrestling and lacrosse), and founder and CEO of Leisure Merchandising Corporation
Funding: Major gifts from Ensley and former Syracuse Board of Trustees Chairman Richard L. Thompson '67 and his wife, Jean '66
Location: Colvin Avenue; part of Lampe Athletics Complex
Space: 87,000 square feet


The Ensley Athletic Center is an indoor practice facility designed for the football team as the primary tenant, but for use by all athletic programs including lacrosse and soccer. The facility also includes a 7,600 square-foot entry pavilion which houses meeting space and restrooms.

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