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Kimball Union Academy is home to excellent athletic facilities. Nestled in the heart of the Upper Valley, our village campus is the ideal training center for athletes of nearly any discipline.

For rental information or to learn more about our facilities, please email Athletic Director, Mike Doherty (preferred) or call (603) 469-2142.

Located in the heart of Kimball Union’s campus, Akerstrom Arena is part of the Whittemore Athletic Center. The center consists of 5 athlete changing rooms, 2 referee rooms, a full-size Olympic ice rink, bench seats for up to 250 spectators, plus standing room for an additional 100 people. Ice is available at the beginning of November and is equipped with a state-of-the-art refrigeration system. This versatile arena accommodates a variety of different athletic events including figure skating, hockey, and broomball during the winter months. Beginning in March, the facility is transformed into an indoor playing field and is ideal for lacrosse, baseball, soccer, and softball. In addition, the space serves as an ideal location for conventions, fairs, or other corporate events. Please inquire for details.

"The Barn", located behind Whittemore Athletic Center, is one of the premier indoor playing surfaces in Northern New England. Field dimensions are 80 x 50 yards, surrounded by wall-to-wall protective netting. The facility is built with high-quality turf that allows student-athletes to train year-round and pursue their passion, even during the winter months. The Barn is home to Lightning Soccer Club, a premier youth soccer club serving over 60 towns in the Upper Valley of New Hampshire and Vermont. It is also available to other youth organizations at various times throughout the year.

The iconic Alumni Gym is home to the Kimball Union basketball teams and workout facility. The Silver Gym was the Academy’s first athletic building, with the basketball court coming several decades later. The cozy facility brings feelings of nostalgia and is home to future Division I players and basketball enthusiasts alike.

Located in the historic Alumni Gym, the Fitness Center serves the KUA community at large as well as strength and fitness afternoon activities and athletic teams' training needs.

The tennis courts at Kimball Union are classic Har-Tru tennis courts, available weather permitting.


Kimball Union Academy

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Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the country's oldest private boarding high schools. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse and global group of day and boarding students. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire, in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.