In Glenville the new Waco Center is taking shape at Glenville State College.
The new $30-million facility will seat 3,000 fans and house Pioneer Basketball and Volleyball.
Glenville State said the arena will be state-of-the-art and feature technology the is second to none in Division Two athletics.
Basketball head coach Stephen Dye said the Waco Center should open in early January and has been an excellent recruiting tool.
"Just to have the nicest facilities, it's going to be able to attract people to come to a small town. We have great people already, and great fans. Now we're going to have a great facility, and that just makes the package stronger," said Dye.