James Barnhardt Student Activity Center/Halton Arena (9,105)

(Home of the 49ers Men's and Women's Basketball and Volleyball Programs)

Opened: 1996

Completed in 1996, the James H. Barnhardt Student Activity Center/Halton Arena contains the playing arena for the 49ers men's and women's basketball and volleyball programs. In addition the facility includes locker rooms, coaches' offices and 49ers athletic department administrative offices.


  • Contains state-of-art Men's and Women's Basketball and Volleyball locker rooms on the Arena floor level.
  • The Dr. David S. Johnston Sports Medicine Athletic Training Room is on the Arena floor level adjacent to the basketball and volleyball locker rooms. The training room affords the 49ers student-athletes the very best care possible with regard to athletic-related injuries.
  • Houses the Athletic Administration Offices (Director of Athletics, Seniors Women's Administrator, Compliance Director, Athletic Business Office and the Athletic Foundation Offices) on the third floor of the Barnhardt Student-Activity Center
  • Coaches offices for men's and women's tennis are on the third floor of the Barnhardt Student Activity Center
  • Hospitality Salons used for various university functions including the 49ers Club Men's Basketball Pregame and halftime receptions are located on the third floor adjacent to the Athletic Administration Offices .
  • Food Court located on the first floor of the Barnhardt Student Activity Center (which contains Burger King, Pizza Hut and several other restaurants). The food court is open during the fall and spring semesters. The restaurants in the food court are used as the concession stands during the various athletic events in Halton Arena.
  • Connected to the Barnhart Student-Activity Center is the clock tower. At the base of the clock tower is the 49ers athletic ticket office. The ticket office is open from 8 am to 5 pm Monday-Friday as well as for every athletic and university ticketed event in Halton Arena.
  • The 49ers have enhanced the fan experience with a video scoreboard that was installed in January, 2006. For the 2008-09 season, the 49ers have installed digital video boards along press row and the scorers tables.
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