Concise Encyclopedia of Tufts HistorySauer, Anne
Chase Gymnasium, 1996
Chase Gymnasium, located in building, was built in 1996 to provide space for intramural athletics.
Chase Gym was built when the former intramural gym was converted into a fitness center in 1993, leaving students participating in intramural and club athletics with no place to play. The gym was constructed to provide space for basketball and volleyball, as well as dance and aerobics.
The gym is named in honor of Cheryl Chase, J1975, who donated funds for the project.
Source: TA Winter 1997
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