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Facility Accessibility

bridgewater college campus map

JOPSON FIELD- FOOTBALL (#42 on Campus Map)

For the home bleacher area, accessible parking is available in Yount parking lot (P2 on campus map) and along East College Street near Yount lot. Campus police & safety will be located at the entrace to Yount lot to assist with parking.

Access the stadium through Yount Lot. Wheelchair accessible seating is available at the top of the main bleachers- enter via the left-hand side ramp.

wheelchair sign at the jopson field bleachers

side view of wheelchair accessible area at Jopson

To access the Mapp tailgate area (#41 on campus map) or for visitors requiring accessible access to visitor seating, enter via Mapp Lane off of Riverside Drive. The visitor seating area can be accessed via the track- campus police & safety or a game manager will assist you to the visiting area.

To access the home seating area from Mapp Field, notify campus police & safety or a game manager, who will escort you to the elevator in Nininger Hall (#39 on campus map) to get to Bowman Plaza (#3 on campus map) and the home seating.

To get from the top of the main bleacher area and Bowman Plaza to field level/Mapp tailgating area, notify campus police & safety or a game manager, who will escort you through Nininger Hall to an elevator at the far end of the hallway.

For any media and press box staff in need of accomodations, an elevator is available by the left-hand side entrance to the main bleachers. Please feel free to call the athletic office in advance at 540-828-5476 if you need elevator access to the Jopson press box.

elevator to jopson press box


Home and visitor fans can access the main bleachers and wheelchair accessible seating area via Yount lot (P2 on campus map) and Bowman Plaza (#3 on campus map).

For field level access at non-football events, enter Mapp Lane via Riverside Drive and access the field via the track adjacent to Mapp Field (#41 on campus map).


Reserved accessible parking is available in Yount Lot (P2 on campus map) two hours prior to game time. There is a permanent accessible parking spot, and others are marked with temporary signage for basketball games.

accessible parking in Yount Lot

Follow the sidewalk from Yount parking lot to the front entrance of Nininger Hall.

sidewalk leading to Nininger Hall and pool

There are eight wheelchair accessible spots located at court level on the home seating side (opposite the team benches, on the right-hand side when entering Nininger from the front entrance).

photo of wheelchair accessible spots in bleachers

Bathrooms are located on the left-hand side when entering the front of Nininger Hall, and near the swimming pool, which is down the right-hand side hallway when entering the front of the building.


Park in the commuter lot (P3 on campus map).

For baseball, follow the sidewalk to the concrete accessible seating area on the third base side, next to the home dugout.

concrete seating area at baseball

For softball, follow paved Hatcher Drive to the field.

road leading to softball field

There is ample wheelchair accessible seating at Fulk Field. A ramp is available to the main bleacher area which includes two accessible seating spaces, and the areas behind the backstop next to both dugouts are also paved.

ramp to softball seating

accessible seating area in softball bleachers

paved seating areas at softball


One accessible parking spot is reserved next to the concessions stand, or parking is available in the commuter lot (P3 on campus map).

accessible parking spot by soccer field

Follow the sidewalk ramp by the concessions building to the spectator area.

paved ramp to soccer field seating

MAPP COURTS- TENNIS (#41 on Campus Map)

Accessible parking is available via Mapp Lane behind Nininger, next to the tennis courts. Please feel free to call the athletic office in advance at 540-828-5476 to ensure that spots are reserved. At certain times, parking may also be available at the Mapp Field tailgate area adjacent to the tennis courts.

parking spots behind mapp tennis courts

To access the restrooms from the Mapp Tennis Courts, enter Nininger Hall via the ramp by the loading dock. Head down the hallway in the direction of the tennis courts, take the elevator on the right-hand side, and accessible restrooms are available in the second floor hallway.

ramp leading into nininger hall