This new building at the heart of the Santa Monica College campus serves as a focal point for the physical activities of the student population. The facility includes a new fitness center, weight room, dance studios, locker rooms, group exercise space, and classrooms, along with athletic department offices and a new campus central plant. An existing gymnasium in the adjacent building has been renovated and connected to extend the programmatic functionality of this facility. Designed to LEED? Silver standards, the project incorporates sustainable measures including natural lighting and ventilation and solar-heated hot water, promoting environmental wellbeing for students and visitors.