Borden Gym Gets a Pool


Borden Gym Gets a Pool


Phillips Academy




Construction on Borden Gym was started in 1900 and opened officially on March 22, 1902 with a basketball game against the Harvard Freshmen. It replaced the gym that had been in Bulfinch Hall, which was now to become a Dining Hall. In 1909 the students started a fund to build a pool, and by the end of 1911 the pool was open in a new wing. It has since held many events not the least of which was SAT Testing. The winter of 1945 and the pool has been open to the town people for about 5 years.


Phillips Academy -- Buildings

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"Borden Gym Gets a Pool," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #16274, (accessed September 26, 2017).