Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center


Ralph S. O’Connor Recreation Center

Changes in Hours of Operation


Monday, July 30th – Weds, August 29th- The climbing facilities will be closed

Tuesday, August 28th– The Recreation Center will be closing at 6:30 p.m. due to an First Year Orientation Event.

Wednesday, August 29th- The Recreation Center will be closed all day due to staff training and Freshman Convocation


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!


Upcoming Events

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News & Announcements

  • Summer 2018 Special Group Fitness Classes

    The summer schedule ends on August 3rd, but we still have some fun fitness options to ride you over until the fall schedule begins! Read more…

  • Self Care During Finals

    With finals quickly approaching, it is important to encourage your Blue Jay to make time to practice self-care. Personal well-being is often sacrificed to get in more hours of studying.


  • Download the “JH Rec” App

    With the “JH Rec” app, you can find the latest group class schedule, sign up for group classes up to 24-hours in advance, and stay up to date on the latest Recreation news and events! Download the app today from the Apple Store and Google Play Store.

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