Enid Performing Arts & Athletics Center
Enid, Oklahoma
The 100,000+ square-foot Performing Arts & Athletic Center will provide a new home for several athletic programs as well as the music department ,the drama/digital media departments and will provide additional classroom space for the growing Enid High School. The athletic programs which will call the facility home consist of the basketball, volleyball, wrestling and spirit squads. The building will feature varsity and junior varsity basketball and volleyball locker rooms. The wrestling program will bring the high school wrestling team to the campus and provide a practice area for three wrestling mats while the arena will provide the competition area for visiting teams. The arena will have 2000+ seats and provide two concessions spaces and a multi-purpose room overlooking the arena that can serve a variety of functions. The spirit rooms are also located off of the arena on the concourse level. The plans currently allow for scoreboards and video boards in the arena as well as media and scoring tables on the floor. The music department will provide upgraded facilities for the award winning band, orchestra and choir programs. Featuring individual and ensemble practice rooms, department offices and state of the art equipment storage capabilities the new facility offers a necessary upgrade for one of the top music programs in the state. The drama and digital media departments will feature a black box theater, scene shop, drama classrooms, dressing rooms, media control booths and video editing bays. The design will also incorporate an outdoor courtyard that will serve multiple functions including additional work space for the scene shop, outdoor lunch tables and benches, and outdoor performance area that can also double as an outdoor classroom and provide an additional space for the art department to work outdoors.