Jenison


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The Michigan State gymnastics team has competed in all of its home matches in historic Jenison Field House since the inception of the sport at MSU during the 1972. Built in 1940, Jenison was the home of Spartan basketball until 1989 and is where Magic Johnson helped lead Michigan State to its NCAA Championship in 1979.

Jenison, which is currently the home to the main Spartan athletic department administrative offices, as well as MSU volleyball, women's gymnastics, wrestling and men's and women's track and field. The building underwent a major renovation project in 2001, and also houses locker rooms for baseball, women's crew, field hockey, soccer and softball.

For gymnastics, the competition arena runs East and West to accommodate 5,017 fans. Seating is available on all two sides of the event setting, while fans can also utilize the second level of seating in the Field House to view the competition.

Members of the MSU gymnastics team benefit from a spacious practice facility, located on the third floor of Jenison Field House. The spacious area allows for multiple practice apparatus and room for an athletic training location inside the practice facility. Also on the third floor is the newly renovated locker room. The team area includes individual lockers for each gymnast, bathroom and shower facilities, as well as a computer work station.

Directions

From Capital City Airport: Turn right (west) onto Grand River Avenue to Waverly Road and turn left (south). Follow Waverly to I-496 East. Follow I-496 East to Trowbridge Road exit. Turn left (north) at first traffic light, which is Harrison Road. Turn right (east) on Kalamazoo Street. Jenison Field House will be on the left.

From the South (Jackson): Take US 127 North to Trowbridge Road exit. Turn left (north) at first traffic light, which is Harrison Road. Turn right (east) on Kalamazoo Street. Jenison Field House will be on the left.

From the North (St. Johns): Take US 127 South to Trowbridge Road exit. Turn left (north) at first traffic light, which is Harrison Road. Turn right (east) on Kalamazoo Street. Jenison Field House will be on the left.

From the East (Detroit): I-96 West to US 127 (Exit 106) North to Trowbridge Road exit. Turn left (north) at first traffic light, which is Harrison Road. Turn right (east) on Kalamazoo Street. Jenison Field House will be on the left.

From the West (Grand Rapids): I-96 East to I-496 East (Exit 95) to Trowbridge Road exit. Turn left (north) at first traffic light, which is Harrison Road. Turn right (east) on Kalamazoo Street. Jenison Field House will be on the left.

From the Southwest (Charlotte): I-69 North to I-96 East to US 127 North to Trowbridge Road exit. Turn left (north) at first traffic light, which is Harrison Road. Turn right (east) on Kalamazoo Street. Jenison Field House will be on the left.

From the Northeast (Flint): I-69 South to US 127 South to Trowbridge Road exit. Turn left (north) at first traffic light, which is Harrison Road. Turn right (east) on Kalamazoo Street. Jenison Field House will be on the left.