Coming Soon/Program Updates:

Follow Me to the Rec App

We are excited to provide the Follow Me to the Rec app available now for download in the Apple App Store and on Google Play Store.  Key features of the app include:

  • Facility Access: Reserve and Cancel Workout Time Slots
  • Live Facility Counts
  • Digital ID: barcode scanning for contactless entry if you forget your JHU ID
  • Sign-up for push notifications (facility and class cancelations, program announcements, etc.)
  • Group Fitness Class Registration

JHU Rec Center Member Web Portal

Check out our New JHU Rec Center Member Portal. Upon reopening, everyone must fill out the Rec Membership and Waiver paperwork through this portal in order to have an active membership.
The portal will allow members to initiate and renew their JHU Rec membership, update your member profile, view the Rec Calendar, reserve spots in fitness classes and workout time slots.

Virtual Group Fitness Classes

The Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center is hosting free virtual group fitness classes. Please check out the group fitness class schedule for more information.

Virtual Group Fitness Schedule

Facility Updates

COVID-19 Facility Closures and Updates

  • We are currently preparing for reopening the Rec facilities in the first weeks of February.  Please check out are Rec FAQs page to find out more about our new policies and procedures.
  • All Recreation Facilities and Fields will be closed until further notice.
  • Please consult the University Website for resources and the most up to date information.
  • All Climbing Facilities will be closed until further notice.
  • All In-Person Fitness Classes are canceled until further notice.
  • All Intramural and Club Sports are canceled until further notice.
  • All Experiential Education in person activities are canceled until further notice.

Ralph S. O’Connor Center for Recreation and Well-Being Project Information

Current Facility Closures and Changes for Expansion

  • Robert Scott Court 1: Effective Monday, February 24, 2020 Court 1 will be closed indefinitely for the construction project.
  • Indoor Track: Effective, Monday, March 2, the east end of the track will be closed as part of the construction process. This closure is anticipated to last for two weeks. The remainder of the track will be available.
  • Racquetball and Squash Courts: Effective Monday, January 27, 2020, one court is open when not in use for programming. Please see the Interactive Facility Schedule for open times.

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!