Facilities & Maps
Athletic success is a hallmark of St. Thomas, and student participation in varsity, intramural and informal recreational sports has contributed greatly to the St. Thomas experience for many generations of Tommies. Amenities include:
180,000 square feet
2,000-seat basketball and volleyball arena
Aquatic center containing an eight-lane swimming pool, diving area, and spectator seating
Field house with 200-meter, six-lane track.
Beneath the field house are locker rooms, meeting rooms, training rooms and other support facilities.
Located on St. Paul's south campus, the McCarthy Gymnasium is open to students, faculty/staff, and neighbors with gym memberships. Amenities include:
- two regulation-size basketball courts
- three racquetball courts
- weight-training, aerobics areas
- get directions to McCarthy Gymnasium
- view hours and additional information about the facility
This 5,000-seat outdoor stadium, built in 1947, is the venue for St. Thomas football and track events. The all-weather, track has eight lanes. Palmer Field is a FieldTurf synthetic surface named to honor the gift of former Tommie football player Bill Palmer and his family.
Adjacent to the stadium is the North Athletic Field featuring Koch Diamond, with a 250-seat collegiate baseball diamond and a throwing venue for track & field.
Saint Thomas Ice Arena
University of Saint Thomas Home Games
$7 - Adult Admission (Ages 18-61)
$4 - Student & Senior Admission (Ages 5-17) & (Ages 62+)
$3 - UST Students (with School ID)
Free - Children (4 & under)
Gates open one hour before face-off.
Passes accepted for University of Saint Thomas Regular Season Games:
MIAC Conference Pass, Saint Thomas Ice Arena UST Season Pass, Saint Thomas Ice Arena VIP Pass.
All other passes are NOT accepted and spectators must purchase a ticket for admittance.
Saint Thomas Academy and the University of St. Thomas entered a partnership in 2003 and built the 1,000-seat ice hockey arena on the STA campus in Mendota Heights, about 10 miles south of UST's St. Paul campus.
The facility, which sits on the north side of Interstate 494, is located on the south side of Mendota Heights Road, one mile east of Highway 55, across from the STA football and baseball fields. It's about five miles south of the Mendota Bridge. It's also one mile west of Dodd Road and Highway 149, which can be accessed from I-494.
To reach the arena from Interstate 35E, take 494 east, then take the first exit (149/Dodd Road). At the top of the cloverleaf exit turn right to the north. At the second stoplight (Mendota Heights Road) turn left and travel one mile to the arena on the left.
Arena Contact Information:
On the web: http://www.saintthomasicearena.com/
South Field is located just west of the intersection of Cretin and Grand Avenues, just south of the Anderson Parking Facility. The former grass field was converted to a state-of-the-art Field Turf surface in summer 2013. The site is the home field for St. Thomas women's and men's soccer in the fall, and softball in the spring. The field is just steps south of McCarthy Gym. McCarthy includes soccer and softball locker rooms as well as an athletics training room.
For a campus map of UST, click here (South Field is No. 72 at bottom right):