Overview Located in the Webster Center, Staake Gymnasium is home to the Babson men's and women's basketball and women's volleyball programs. Named after Babson Athletics Hall of Fame member and former Dean of Students and Vice President of Student Affairs Paul C. Staake, this beautiful facility features six baskets, bleacher seating for 650 people, and a traditional hardwood floor that can be divided into two full-sized basketball courts. A mezzanine area overlooking the court is available for filming and radio broadcasts, while a professional-style scorers' table seats up to 12 during basketball games. The facility also features a wireless internet connection.
Hours of Operation Staake Gymnasium is open during the Webster Center's general hours, although availability is subject to change.
Directions & Parking Staake Gymnasium is on the ground floor of the Webster Center, which is located near the northwest corner of the Babson campus. From the main entrance, follow College Drive to the second stop sign. Turn left at the stop sign and bear left toward the Webster Center when the road splits. Visitor and student parking is available on the garage roof on your right. More visitor parking is available beyond the Webster Center on your left. For directions to campus, click here.
Seating & Tickets The bleachers at Staake Gymnasium seat up to 650 people, while additional standing room areas and alternate seating options can accommodate up to 1500 total spectators. Areas for handicap seating are also available near each entrance. There are no admission fees for Babson's regular season contests in Staake Gymnasium, although admission fees will apply for NEWMAC and NCAA Tournament games. Those fees will be advertised on the front page of the athletics site when applicable.