Lockridge Arena

Lockridge Arena is located inside the Student Recreation Center and serves as the home for the Oredigger men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball teams. The 3,000-seat arena contains three full basketball and volleyball courts with the bleachers retracted. Locker rooms for all three teams are located just off the court along with a training room, study and lounge area, and film review room.

John and Erika Lockridge

John and Erika Lockridge

The arena is named for Mines alumnus John Lockridge. Lockridge was a star varsity basketball player, who graduated from Mines in 1952. In 2002, John and his wife, Erika, established the Blaster Endowed Scholarship to support non-resident basketball students at Mines.

Lockridge Arena is a frequently-used events venue at Mines. Convocation, Commencement, career fairs, lectures and student research and senior project symposia are held in Lockridge.

Oredigger Athletics

Oredigger Athletics

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Lockridge Arena

1651 Elm Street
Golden, CO 80401

Street Address

Student Recreation Center
1651 Elm Street
Golden, CO 80401