Funded entirely through private donations, the Davis Center for Athletics and Fitness is a three-story, 55,000 square foot structure located on Ithan Avenue in front of the Pavilion. It includes a lobby atrium that highlights the long and proud history of Villanova men's and women's basketball complete with photos and memorabilia. The first two floors house office space for the men's and women's basketball programs, a practice court for each team, locker rooms, state of the art weight room, cinema and sports medicine area.
The third floor of the Davis Center for Athletics and Fitness is devoted to entirely to recreation and is open to all segments of the Villanova community. With windows showcasing the university's main campus, the area features 40 cardio machines, strength and conditioning equipment and free weights. There is also a cardio room and meeting room utilized by the recreation department.
The Davis Center is environmentally friendly with energy-saving motion sensor lights and ecologically-sound storm water management. Additionally, over 250 new trees have been planted around the facility.