Hours of Operation

The hours listed bellow are for all the Recreation Center areas.  Any changes or closures will be posted to the Recenter Center homepage.

O’Connor Recreation Center Hours

Recreation Center

Fall & Spring Semester

Monday–Thursday 6 a.m.–Midnight
Friday 6 a.m.–10 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m.–10 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.–10 p.m.

Summer & Intersession

Monday–Friday 6 a.m.–10 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Spring Break

Monday–Friday 6 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Closings and Exceptions to the Standard Schedule

In addition to special holiday hours, the Recreation Center generally closes for three to four weeks throughout the year for general and routine maintenance. Typically, this occurs for one week in December, two in May (including commencement), and one in August. These closures are a part of the membership fee. 

Holiday hours include: 

  • Happy Holidays! The Recreation Center will close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 22nd and will reopen at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3 to limited hours. 
  • Recreation center will begin intersession hours on Mon, Jan 9th – Sun, Jan 29th 

Main Office

Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*Main Office will be closed on Monday, Jan 16th due to MLK Day

Pool Hours


Spring Break Hours of Operation: 3/17-3/26

Morning Swim 8-10 a.m. X X X 8-10 a.m. 7-9 a.m. 8-10 a.m. 7-9 a.m. X X
Afternoon Swim 11:15-2 p.m. 2-4 p.m.
Lap Swim
X X X X X X 2-4 p.m.
Lap Swim

Exceptions to Regular Hours of Operation

Date Reason Time
Fri, March 17th Spring Break Spring break Swim hours will begin
Sun, April 2nd LG in-service Rec swim closing @ 5pm
Sun, April 9th Lifeguard Staff Training Pool Close @ 4:00pm
Sat, May 6th External Event Pool will open at 4-6pm & No Women’s only Swim
Fri, May 18th Rec Center Closing for Cleaning/ Commencement Entire rec center closing @
5 p.m.

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Climbing Facilities Hours

Climbing Wall

Fall and Spring Semester

Monday, Wednesday, Friday Noon–1 p.m.
Tuesday–Thursday (Belay Class) 5–6 p.m.
Monday–Thursday 6–10 p.m.
Friday 4–8 p.m.
Saturday 3–5 p.m.

Intersession and Summer

Monday–Friday 6–10 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday (Belay Class) 5–6 p.m.

Bouldering Cave

Fall and Spring Semester

Monday–Thursday 6–10 p.m.
Friday 4–8 p.m.

Intersession and Summer

Monday–Friday 6–10 p.m.

Facility and Field Schedule

For a complete list of availability of Recreation Center facilities, view the complete PDF Document: Athletics and Recreation Facilities and Field Schedule.