Frank E. Gannett Memorial Field House

Frank E. Gannett Memorial Field House, located on the North end of campus, houses most of our indoor athletic facilities. 

Nelson Gymnasium holds a standing capacity of one thousand and is where basketball and gymnastics have their home events. There are locker room facilities located here along with a bowling alley and an archery range. 

The Athletic Training Room is located off the gymnasium floor, which is staffed by a full-time Athletic Trainer.  The training room is equipped with modalities and therapeutic equipment that can be utilized by the student-athletes for injury rehabilitation. Offices of the Athletic Director, Lori Frey, Athletic Recruiting Coordinator, Shelly Novak, and Sports Information Director, Beth Weixel, are also located in the Field House.

Nelson Gymnasium

Generally, these facilities are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Physical education classes and intercollegiate teams have priority and the facilities are not open when either group is using them. You may call in advance to check availability of the facilities during the day. Regular evening hours are available as indicated, but a guard must be on duty. Facility rules are posted at each location. 

The gymnasium is utilized for basketball, volleyball, indoor field hockey, and includes a softball batting cage.

Bowling Alley

The bowling alley is open in the evening during open gym hours. It is located in the field house. There are two lanes available, equipped with bowling shoes and bowling balls. A guard must be on duty.

Archery Range

The archery range is open once a week for members of the archery club. The range is also utilized for physical education activity courses.

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Field House Hours
Sept 15 - October 30 

  • Sunday 7pm-9pm
  • Wednesday 7pm-9pm                  

Fitness Center                                                     

The New Fitness Center is now located at the old gym

Membership and Orientation Hours

  • Mon:  9am-1pm, 6pm-9pm
  • Tues: 9am-11am, 12pm-2pm, 6pm-9pm
  • Wed: 9am-1pm, 3pm-5pm, 6pm-9pm
  • Thurs: 9am-11am, 1pm-3pm, 6pm-9pm
  • Fri:    9am-1pm
  • Sat:   2pm-6pm
  • Sun:  5pm-9pm        

Closed: November 26 at 2pm - December 1

Closed: December 7 and 8

There is No Access to the Penn Hall Pool to Wilson Students at this time


Additional Recreation Opportunities

Disc Golf - Discs available at the Fitness Center
Tennis Courts- Sign out the key at the switchboard
Outdoor Basketball Hoops- Sign out the key at the switchboard

Field House - The Field House is available for use 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday

Contact Information

Lori Frey
Director of Intercollegiate Athletics
Wilson College
1015 Philadelphia Avenue
Chambersburg, PA 17201