Steinberg Wellness Center
The Steinberg Wellness Center, formally known as the Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center (WRAC), is a 2,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Brooklyn, New York. It was built in 2006 and is home to the LIU Sharks Men's and Women's Basketball, Women's Volleyball, Women's Fencing, Women's Swimming & Diving and Women's Water Polo teams . LIU previously played their home games at the Schwartz Athletic Center. . Following President David Steinberg's retirement in Spring 2013, the WRAC was renamed the Steinberg Wellness Center to honor his 27-year tenure as President.
|Owner||Long Island University|
|Operator||Long Island University|
|Broke ground||October 2004|
|Opened||January 26, 2006|
|Construction cost||$45 million|
($55.9 million in 2018 dollars)
|Project manager||rcRussell Construction Management Services, LLC.|
|Structural engineer||Thornton Tomasetti|
|LIU Sharks (NCAA)|
LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds (NCAA)
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The team, after all, has a 27-game winning street at its current home, the Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center on Ashland Place.