To contact a member of the Facilities staff, please call the Facilities Customer Service Center.
Telephone: (617) 373-2754


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Northeastern’s Athletic Facilities


Mission Statement

It is the goal of the athletic facilities department to provide safe, properly maintained and up to date facilities that meet Conference, NCAA, National and International Federation rules and regulations for the use of intercollegiate athletics, intramural, club sports and University sanctioned events. It is through these goals that we hope to enhance the student-athlete experience and provide a place for fair and equitable competition within the philosophy and guidelines of the University Athletic Program. The Athletic Facilities Department is committed to supporting the “Department of Athletics and Recreation mission of providing a comprehensive, high-quality intercollegiate athletics and campus recreation program, which offers inspiring athletic, educational and personal development opportunities through its core values of leadership, critical thinking, the concept of “coach as educator,” appreciation of difference, and community service.”

Further, the athletic facilities department will provide a friendly, helpful, service oriented environment for all users of the facilities and exemplify the University philosophy of “Best in Class”.


George J. & Hope M. Matthews Arena, Boston, MA
Matthews Arena, Formerly known as the Boston Arena, is the oldest operating ice arena in North America. The one time home of the Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics and New England Whalers, is now the home of the Northeastern Huskies. Although mainly an athletic venue, it has hosted commencements, numerous concerts, shows, and Presidential addresses. The arena has gone through a number of renovations and enhancements over the years, most recently a 12 million dollar face lift improving the locker rooms, office space, seating and overall façade.


Edward S. Parsons Field and Friedman Baseball Diamond, Brookline, MA
Parsons Field is the home of the men’s and women’s soccer program as well as the varsity baseball team. In addition to varsity sports it hosts numerous club and intramural activities for the university community. The field is also enjoyed by Town of Brookline teams, including the high school’s varsity football and baseball squads as well as various summer leagues. The field features a state of the art Field Turf surface and is recently undergoing a major renovation to the baseball stadium.


Cabot Athletic Center/Bernard & Jolane Solomon Court/Barletta Natatorium, Boston, MA
The Godfrey Lowell Cabot Athletic Center sits on the former site of the Huntington Avenue Grounds, where the first World Series was played in 1903 between the Boston Americans and the Pittsburgh Nationals. The Cabot Center’s Solomon Court is home to the women’s basketball and volleyball teams as well as the practice facility for the men’s program. The center also houses the main athletic offices as well as all of the support services. In addition the adjoining Barletta Natatorium is the home pool for the women’s swimming and diving program.


Dedham Athletic Field/Bernard & Jolane Solomon Track & Field, Dedham, MA
Opened in 1986, the Solomon Track & Field is home to one of the region’s most successful collegiate track programs. With its location in Dedham, Mass., the Solomon Track & Field is easy access from the main campus and all compass points within the metropolitan area, allowing it to serve the greater Boston and New England collegiate track fraternity. The track features an eight-lane, Action Track 200 running surface and accompanying field event facilities. In addition the facility has recently added a state of the art Astro 12 field hockey surface which is a “non-filled”, watered, artificial surface, that meets Level I (global) (Global – FIH Competition) FIH performance requirements for synthetic field. [Adopted: July 22, 1992, Revised: May 13, 1997; May 23, 2001; January 28, 2003]


Ernest Henderson Boathouse, Brighton, MA
The Henderson Boathouse on the banks of the Charles River, is one of the finest crew houses in the world. It was designed by renowned architect Graham Gund who preserved the Victorian feel of the riverscape with a blend of the past and present, while endowing the five bay facility with the latest in modern technology. It has recently under gone a major renovation, replacing much of the infrastructure including new state of the art work out space, new locker rooms and a new dock and ramp system. The twin tower feature and sloped roofs and porches, make it one of the prettiest boathouses on the river.