1974; renovated in 1995
Sparks Athletic Center is home to the Bearcat basketball, volleyball and swimming programs and provides workout facilities for the entire campus.
Sparks’ fitness room provides a workout facility for both Willamette athletes and the general campus community.
The swimming team and the campus community use the Sparks Center pool, which has six 25-yard lanes.
Students can take fitness classes in Sparks.
Students and the community enjoy a Polynesian feast before watching — or participating in — traditional dances at Willamette's annual lu‘au in Cone Field House.
The annual social powwow is a popular community event held in Cone Field House. Attendees can watch and participate in Native American dances, and enjoy Native food and artwork from local vendors.