Knott Athletic Recreation Convocation Complex
We strive to meet the recreational needs of everyone who comes through our doors. If you want to walk the track, swim laps, play racquetball, shoot hoops, or work out in the weight room or cardio room, the ARCC is the place for you!
The ARCC is a 105,000 square foot facility used for fitness and recreation, intercollegiate athletics, and entertainment and cultural events.
Knott Arena, which features a main arena/convocation center with a seating capacity of 3,500 for basketball and up to 5,000 for other events.
The John J. Dillon Field House, located inside the ARCC, has four multipurpose basketball, tennis, and volleyball courts and is surrounded by a jogging track.
In addition to the Arena and Field House, the facility contains:
- Swimming Pool (25-meter)
- PNC Fitness Center (4800 sq. ft.)
- Racquetball/Wallyball Court
- Group Exercise Studio
- Spin Studio
- Locker Rooms
- Seminar and Conference Rooms
ARCC Notes and Closings
Sunday, December 15 -ARCC & Pool closed, Break hours
Saturday, December 21-Tuesday, January 1 -Christmas Break
Inclement Weather Policy
When Mount St. Mary's University is closed, the ARCC and all its programs are canceled.
If Frederick County School are on a delay due to inclement weather, all morning aquatic classes will be canceled.
If Frederick County School declare an early dismissal due to inclement weather, all afternoon and evening aquatic classes will be canceled.
If Frederick County School are closed due to inclement weather, all aquatic classes will be canceled.
If the university is not declared closed, but there is inclement weather, call (301) 447-7424 for the latest update on the ARCC hours.