Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center
Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center
Recreation Center: OPEN: Reservation only
Cardio and Strength: OPEN: Now you can reserve 7 days a week, 1 time per day.
Pool: OPEN: Reserve 7 days a week, 1 time per day.
Group Fitness: OPEN: Virtual and some in-person options
Climbing Wall: OPEN: will close for the Summer starting May 9th
Bouldering Cave: OPEN: will close for the Summer starting May 9th
Lawn Game Rentals:
- Rec Center hours will be abbreviated May 14 –28.
- Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.- 7 p.m.
- Sat: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Sun: Closed
- The Rec Center will be closed May 29 through reopening. Reopening date TBA.
- Intramural Kickball sign-ups are live. Any JHU student can sign up on IM Leagues
- Check out our current in-person and virtual group fitness class offerings. View our virtual fitness class calendar.
COVID-19 Facility Updates
- Everyone must re-register on the new New JHU Rec Center Member Portal. or the Rec App prior to accessing the Rec Center on Monday, February 22nd.
- Reservations for workouts can be made on the new Rec App found on the Apple App Store and on Google Play Store.
- Please check out are Rec FAQs page to find out more about our new policies and procedures.
- All Climbing Facilities will remain closed. Anticipated reopening last week of March.
- Fitness Classes will remain virtual. Anticipated reopening for small group in-person classes beginning of March,
- Intramurals anticipated reopening with outside programming is the end of February beginning of March.
- Club Sports anticipated reopening with outside programming is March.
- Experiential Education will have virtual workshops throughout the semester with anticipating offering outdoor local trips March.
- Locker rooms and towel service are suspended for Spring 2021.
Ralph S. O’Connor Center for Recreation and Well-Being Project Information
- For more information on the Recreation and Well-Being Project please visit the Facilities and Real Estate website.
- Robert Scott Court 1: Effective Monday, February 24, 2020 Court 1 will be closed indefinitely for the construction project.
- Racquetball and Squash Courts: Are closed.
Our Commitment to Hopkins Well-being
Health, wellness, fitness, and community — these are the guiding principles of the programs offered through the Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center. Our staff is here to engage you in experiences to improve your well-being, ranging from yoga classes to help build inner strength and reduce stress to exciting outdoor trips and courses that encourage and develop leadership, teamwork, environmental stewardship, character development, and transferable life skills.
Whether it’s quenching your thirst for competition or providing an opportunity to build friendships with others who love the game, we offer extensive club and intramural programs year-round. Looking to improve your fitness level or struggling to navigate your personal workout routine? Consider our fitness programs, including our personal training or group fitness classes as a fun and social change of pace.
Explore our website or visit us on the Homewood campus to learn about the myriad offerings available. We look forward to becoming a vital part of your Johns Hopkins experience!
News & Announcements
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Training, Certification & Continuing Education
The Rec serves many functions for students on the Homewood campus. It is a source of self-care and stress-relief, a hangout spot with friends, and a place of work for many.