Hardhats sit on a table in the HPER Center ahead of student tours of Wittenberg University's new facility, The Steemer, on May 1, 2019. The Steemer is Wittenberg's new 125,000 square-foot multi-use athletic facility featuring an indoor track, and turf field upon opening in October 2019.

Wittenberg Director of Athletics Gary Williams, explains changes happening within the HPERC Center, during a student tour of the The Steemer on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. The HPERC Center will receive new lighting, paint, and ceilings over the summer.

Wittenberg Athletic Director Gary Williams explains the purpose of the connector building between The Steemer and the HPERC Center during a student tour of the new facility on May 1, 2019. The Connector sits between The Steemer and HPER Center, and features a new weight room, visitor locker rooms, and office spaces for coaches. 

Wittenberg Athletic Director Gary Williams points out various features of The Steemer to a student tour group on May 1, 2019. The Steemer is the centerpiece of Wittenberg University's Health, Wellness and Athletics Restoration Initiative, and will feature an indoor track and turf field when it opens on October 25, 2019.

Students are shown the interior of The Steemer during a tour of the new facility with Athletic Director Gary Williams on May 1, 2019. The Steemer is the centerpiece of Wittenberg University's Health, Wellness and Athletics Restoration Initiative, and will feature an indoor track and turf field when it opens on October 25, 2019. 

Wittenberg Athletic Director Gary Williams demonstrates how high the radiant heating system within The Steemer will reach while touring the facility on May 1, 2019. According to Williams, the system allows Wittenberg to heat The Steemer without needing to run noisy fans in the ceiling, as the system heats the floor up to eight feet above the ground.

Wittenberg Athletic Director Gary Williams points out the indoor track lighting system within The Steemer to a student tour on May 1, 2019.  The lighting system provides extra illumination onto track's lanes for high-speed finish line cameras and photographers during indoor meets in The Steemer.

Two Wittenberg Students head towards the exit of The Steemer following a tour of the new facility with Athletic Director Gary Williams on May 1, 2019. The Steemer is the centerpiece of Wittenberg University's Health, Wellness and Athletics Restoration Initiative, and will feature an indoor track and turf field when it opens on October 25, 2019.

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