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Campus Venues

Paul Wright Gymnasium and Athletic Fields

Welcome to Paul Wright Gymnasium

Located at the northern end of campus, Paul Wright Gymnasium sits at 7,723 feet above sea level, making it the highest collegiate gym in the world. In addition to its impressive elevation, Paul Wright Gymnasium is also home to Western’s Aquatics Center which includes an indoor pool and hot tub. The Gym also includes a wrestling room, locker rooms, meeting spaces and two multipurpose gyms suitable for basketball, track and field, volleyball and everything in between.

Athletic Fields & Courts

Western sports several multifaceted fields located around our spacious campus, including our Mountaineer Bowl complete with a regulation football field and a 400 meter rubberized track. Our numerous practice fields such as our Rugby field and indoor courts are more than accommodating for our guest athletes of all ages and disciplines.

Aquatics Center


  • Six lane lap pool
  • Diving board
  • Hot tub
  • Rope swing


  • Maximum capacity: 40 guests


Features: Smart classrooms are equipped with:

  • Projector & screen
  • Laptop connectivity


  • 40-100 guests

*All campus venues are available for both day-use and group events.

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