Opened in October 2005, the Douglas B. Gardner '83 Integrated Athletic Center is an aesthetically pleasing 100,000-square-foot complex that encourages and enhances athletic participation with state-of-the-art fitness, exercise, and training facilities. The GIAC is the home of the Arn '76 and Nancy Tellem Fitness Center, the Calvin Gooding '84 Arena, the Thomas Glasser '82 Hall of Achievement, the Swan Multipurpose Room and much, much more.
The GIAC, the first green building at Haverford College, signified a new era in sustainable construction for the Quaker institution. It is one of a handful of LEED gold-certified collegiate athletic facilities.
Designed by the internationally acclaimed architectural firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, the Gardner Center is a memorial to three former Haverford College student-athletes and loyal alumni - Douglas B. Gardner '83 (men's basketball), Thomas B. Glasser '82 (men’s track & field), and Calvin Gooding '84 (men's basketball) - who died tragically on September 11, 2001 in New York City.