Camps and Conferences

Wingate University's venues and facilities are available to outside groups for meetings, camps and conferences. Here are some of the facilities available. For more information or to book a facility, please email Gary Bodford or call 704-233-8255.



George A. Batte, Jr. Fine Arts Center: McGee Theatre seats 554. The center also includes the 176-seat Plyler-Griffin Recital Hall and C. Douglas Helms Art Gallery. Rental policies and procedure information
Reservation Form

Austin Auditorium: Seats 999 and includes a custom-built 30-stop Holtkamp organ.
Reservation Form

Dickson Palmer Student Center: Includes Ames Turnout meeting and recreation area, campus book store and fitness center Rental policies and procedure information
Reservation Form


LaVerne Banquet Hall: Seats up to 350. Full catering is available. Elegant meeting space for receptions and formal dinners

Klondike: Indoor and patio dining for small groups. Located at the Jefferson Clubhouse adjacent to the outdoor swimming pool


Charles A. Cannon Athletic Complex: Contains Cuddy Arena, a 2,500-seat basketball arena, an Olympic-size swimming pool, racquetball courts, a physical fitness laboratory and classrooms.

University Lake and Picnic Pavilion: Located near campus, covered picnic area with tables, fireplace and seating for about 100. There is a fishing dock on the lake and open area for games. No restroom facilities or water available.

Irwin Belk Stadium: Seats 4,000 fans. Concession areas, radio broadcast areas, press box, VIP seating, weight room and conference rooms

Plyler Athletic Field: Includes the Ron Christopher Baseball Stadium, field house and concession stand.

Soccer fields and club house

Softball field and club house


Located throughout campus in various classroom buildings including Alumni Hall, Burris Hall, the Library, Burnside Dalton Fine Arts Center, Charles A. Cannon Hall and Bridges Hall

Wingate University's Matthews Campus, 110 Matthews Station, also has classrooms available for meetings. Schedule by calling 704-849-2132