Mildred S. Howard Gymnasium

Mildred Howard Gymnasium Located in the Kendall Sports & Dance Complex, the Mildred S. Howard Gymnasium is home to the Mount Holyoke basketball and volleyball teams. Named after Mildred S. Howard, the facility features a traditional hardwood floor and bleacher seating for 250 people. The versatile space includes one competition basketball court that can be divided into two short courts for a total of six hoops. It can be configured to one main court or two tournament courts for volleyball and can also be converted to six badminton courts. The facility is wired for internet access and includes a professional scorers table that seats up to 12 people.

Hours of Operation:

The Mildred S. Howard Gymnasium is open during Kendall's general hours, although availability is subject to change. Priority is given to varsity and club teams (contests/practices), physical education classes and other special events. For permission to use the facility, please contact Associate Athletics Director Bardee Sadlier (413-538-2849).

Directions and Parking:

The Mildred Howard Gymnasium is on the second floor of the Kendall Sports & Dance Complex, which is located near the northeast corner of the Mount Holyoke campus. There is plenty of free, on-campus parking available to visitors of the facility. From Route 116, turn onto Dunlap Place. The Kendall Sports & Dance Complex parking lot is at the end of Dunlap Place. To avoid a ticket, be sure to park in lined parking spaces. Additional parking is available within walking distance of the venue.

Seating and Tickets:

The bleachers at the Mildred Howard Gymnasium seat up to 250 people, while additional standing room areas and alternate seating options can accommodate up 400 total spectators. Areas for handicap seating are available near each entrance. Admission fees for regular season and NEWMAC Tournament contests vary by sport and are listed below. Ticket prices for ECAC and NCAA Tournament contests will be advertised on the athletics website when applicable.

Volleyball

  • Mount Holyoke students/faculty/staff – free with Mount Holyoke ID Card
  • Adults (18+) - $3.00
  • Other students - $1.00 with ID Card
  • Children under 12 – free
  • Fall Sports Family Pass* - $20.00

Basketball

  • Mount Holyoke students/faculty/staff – free with Mount Holyoke ID Card
  • Adults (18+) - $3.00
  • Other students - $1.00 with ID Card
  • Children under 12 – free
  • Winter Sports Family Pass* - $20.00

*Permits access to all Mount Holyoke athletic events during the winter season (basketball, swimming and diving, squash). ECAC Tournament contests, NCAA Tournament contests and NCAA Championship meets not included.