The Athletic and Convocation Center, opened in 1998, honors Milton’s tradition of excellence in athletics. The Fitzgibbons Convocation Center (south field house) includes three basketball courts, convocation capacity for the School and an indoor track. The north field house includes a hockey rink or, when the rink is de-iced, three tennis courts or space for indoor practice of field sports. The second floor features the Esther and Herbert G. Stokinger ’24 Fitness Center, coaches’ offices and training rooms.
The Caroline Saltonstall Building includes the business office and alumni offices, as well as the K–8 admission office, Lower School academic space, the K–8 library and the Caroline Saltonstall Gymnasium. The building stands on the original Milton Academy Girls’ School campus.
Milton Academy received its first three squash courts in 1964. They were given in memory of Ralph B. Williams III ’51 and Albert C. Williams ’60 by their parents, Ralph B. Williams ’26 and Peggy C. Williams, and by other members of the Williams family and friends. The courts were built in the Wigglesworth Cage, which had been used in the early spring for indoor baseball practice. In 1984, four more courts were added and in the prayer offered at their dedication on March 3 by the Rev. Craig W. Casey, husband of Sally Williams Casey (sister of Ralph and Bert Williams), it was hoped that the squash courts would be places where the spirit of true sportsmanship would be fostered. In 1995, the three original courts were converted to international size and rededicated on October 14. In the summer of 2000, the four remaining North American courts were converted to international size. We now have seven international courts, the perfect number for interscholastic competition.
The Robert Saltonstall Gymnasium was once the major boys’ gymnasium at Milton. Today, students are drawn to the H. Adams Carter ’32 Climbing Wall, where they can learn to rock climb. Art students work in the sculpture, ceramics and woodworking rooms here, as well.