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Knott Athletic Recreation Convocation Complex (ARCC)


The ARCC is a 105,000 square foot facility used for fitness and recreation, intercollegiate athletics, and entertainment and cultural events.

Facilities Include

Knott Arena, which features a main arena/convocation center with a seating capacity of 3,121 for basketball games and up to 3,900 for other events.

The John J. Dillon Field House, located inside the ARCC, has four multipurpose basketball, tennis, and volleyball courts and is surrounded by a jogging track.

In addition to the Arena and Field House, the ARCC facility contains:

  • Swimming Pool (25-meter)
  • PNC Fitness Center (4800 sq. ft.)
  • Racquetball/Wallyball Court
  • Group Exercise Studio
  • Spin Studio
  • Locker Rooms
  • Saunas
  • A Seminar and Conference Room
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road | Emmitsburg, MD 21727
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