UCLA Health Training Center

Currently under construction in El Segundo, the new complex is scheduled to open Summer of 2017 and will house the business and basketball operations as well as a full NBA training center with an exhibition court and arena seating.

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The new facility will be equipped with a top-of-the-line training room as well as multiple whirlpools, dual cryogenics chambers, a barber shop, and an indoor-outdoor lounge fully outfitted for a myriad of digital connections. In addition, the second floor will house offices for Business and Basketball Operations for Lakers and D-Fenders coaching, scouting, and administrative purposes.

We’re extremely pleased and excited about our new partnership with UCLA Health. Their innovative, forward-thinking, research-oriented medical team and facilities are unsurpassed, and their focus on not only treating, but preventing, injuries will translate into the ultimate goal of helping our players perform better on-court and to prolonging their professional careers. In addition, UCLA Health’s community relations and community commitment views and philosophies are so closely aligned to those of the Lakers that they make us perfect partners to further those goals and programs."
— Jeanie Buss, Lakers President and Co-Owner

Interior Amenities

Aside from the two courts and 750 capacity arena seating, the first floor offers amenities unparalleled across the game. An on-court smart board and video display uses state-of-the-art technology for strategic planning and playback. "The UCLA Health Training Center will be the greatest and most up-to-date training facility in the league, and will allow us the best opportunities to enhance our efforts in the areas of training, strength and conditioning, nutrition, and injury prevention and treatment,” said Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak.

UCLA Health Training Facility

The indoor-outdoor player lounge on the first floor.

  • 120,000
    total square-feet

    Part of Elevon Development Campus which will host hotels, restaurants, and shops

  • 180,000
    square-foot first floor

    Also includes a separate training area for the D-Fenders Development League team

  • 122,836
    square-foot of two courts

    Dual court gymnasium with on-court smart board and video displays for strategic planning

  • 750
    arena seating capacity

    Expandable and collapsable seating for use when the D-Fenders play their home games

What the Lakers Are Saying

President and Governor Jeanie Buss, Chief Operation Officer Tim Harris, and Head Coach Luke Walton discuss the process of finding and developing the facility and partnership with UCLA Health, and impact that it will have on the Lakers future.

UCLA Health has a long history of working to improve the health of Los Angeles, and we are excited about this partnership with the Lakers and the opportunity that it brings for continuing our community engagement mission in health and fitness for a diverse population"
— Johnese Spisso, M.P.A., president of UCLA Health, CEO of UCLA Hospital System, and associate vice chancellor of UCLA Health Sciences

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