Harrington Rugby Pitch

Hartwell-Rogers Field
Overview Features Directions & Parking  

Overview
Located in the Lower Fields section of campus, Harrington Rugby Pitch is the home of Babson's men's and women's club rugby programs. In 2002, the field was named after the late Charlie Harrington '83, who was one of the founding members of the Babson United Rugby Club. Field use by permit only.

Features
Harrington Rugby Pitch boasts a beautifully maintained natural grass surface. The playing field itself is 100 yards long and 70 yards wide, with ample additional space surrounding the field for spectators. The venue also features a state-of-the-art electronic LED scoreboard, which was dedicated to the team's longtime faculty advisor - Professor John D. McKenzie Jr. - in 2003.

Directions & Parking
The Harrington Rugby Pitch is located just off Rt. 135 next to the Olin School of Engineering.

From the Babson campus:

  • Take a left of out the main gate onto Forest Street
  • Take a left at the four-way stop at the intersection of Forest Street and Wellesley Avenue
  • At the next stop sign, turn left at the rotary (3/4 of the way around) onto Rt. 135 East
  • Proceed approximately 1/2 mile and turn left into the Olin College of Engineering entrance
  • If you reach a stop light, you have gone too far

There are two parking lots available at Harrington Rugby Pitch. The first is located behind the first base dugout of the adjoining baseball field and is on your left as you drive into the Olin College entrance. The second can be reached by following the service road around the outfield wall of the baseball field. The lot is located beyond the north end of the pitch.

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