Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center


Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center

Changes in Hours of Operation


  • June 12th at 2:00pm The basketball courts and the squash/ racket ball courts will be closed due to the Staff and Retiree Recognition Dinner and will re-open Thursday, June 14th at 3:00pm
  • June 13th at 4:00pm The entire Rec Center will close due to the Staff and Retiree Recognition Dinner and will re-open Thursday, June 14th at 6:00am

The summer hours for the Climbing Wall and Bouldering Cave start June 4th and go through July 29th.


July 4th the entire Recreation Center will be closed due to the holiday
Mon, July 30th – Weds, August 29th- The climbing facilities will be closed


Our Commitment to Hopkins Wellbeing

Health, wellness, fitness & 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 negotiate your own 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!


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