Haas Pavilion

Basketball, Gym
U C Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720


  • Home of "The Bench," a student section infamous for its "(Un)official Guide to Heckling." Get ready for some witty chants.
  • Home to Bear Trax
  • Also home to Bear Trax after school tennis program. 415-.902-9966, Site Director Thomas White.
  • Haas Pavilion is home to Mens & Womens Gymnastics, Womens Volleyball, and Mens and Womens Basketball. It is also home to The Bench - Cals loud and raucous student section at Basketball games.
  • Rock Chalk blows.
  • Originally built in 1933 as the Men's Gym and renamed Harmon Gym in 1959, the renovated arena was refurbished, renamed Walter A. Haas, Jr. Pavilion, and reopened in 1999.
  • Yell "Go, Bears!" during a sporting event; sing "grrrr rawr" along with the fight song.
  • Most games you can sneak down from the cheap seats
  • Should go without saying, but: Don't wear red.
  • Water fountains on the court level are original to Harmon Gym
  • This is where you see the Cal Bears compete. Buy your tickets!
  • Go Mother-Father Bears! :)
  • Go Bears! The band rocks!
  • Love you Jorge and Harper.
  • When coming to the YTA/BEARTRAX after school program (www.beartraxblog.blogspot.com) starts here (Team Meeting Room 4:00 pm)
  • Had courtside seats behind the Cal team at the Cal-UCLA Women's BB game.
  • Rock Chalk Suckers!
  • Check out the awards!
  • Avoid the bathroom lines at the restrooms near the stairs by going to the porta potties at the top of the hill.

Nearby places

2367 Telegraph Ave (at Durant Ave)
2181 Shattuck Ave (at Allston Way)
2301 Bancroft Way (btwn Dana & Ellsworth Streets)