Fall Semester Schedule

Tuesday, September 3 - Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Recreation Center  |  Boyden Gymnasium |  Pools
Boyden Handball/Squash Courts  |  Mullins Tennis Courts

Recreation facilities are for use by students, faculty/staff, associates & alumni with valid UCard with recreation membership.

Schedule subject to change without notice.

Fall membership session Saturday, August 31, 2019 - Friday, January 3, 2020
Tuesday, October 15 - Monday schedule
Wednesday, November 13 - Monday schedule
Friday, November 22 - Recreation Center closes at 6pm
Final exam schedule (Thursday, December 12 - Thursday, December 19) - TBA

Recreation Center

Monday - Thursday 6:00am - midnight
Friday 6:00am - 10:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 10:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 11:00pm

Activity areas close 15 minutes prior to facility closing time. All areas, including locker rooms, shall be vacated by closing time.

Basketball has priority on all gymnasium courts during peak hours Monday-Friday 2:00-9:30pm except when Campus Recreation programs are scheduled. During specified hours for badminton & volleyball, courts will be set up if badminton and volleyball participants are present and ready to play. Badminton and volleyball can also be set up during non-peak hours if court space is available.

Monday - Friday 11:30am - 1:30pm, Saturday 11:00am - 2:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Tuesday 9:30pm - 11:45pm, Thursday 9:15pm - 11:45pm, Saturday 7:00pm - 9:45pm, Sunday 8:15pm - 10:45pm

Boyden Gymnasium

Monday - Thursday 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Friday & Saturday 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Sunday 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Boyden courts are available for recreation unless intramural activities are scheduled.
Activities permitted in Boyden gymnasium are basketball, volleyball, badminton and soccer (during designated times only).

Priority scheduling during open recreation (unless intramural activities are scheduled):
Basketball (courts 1-3), Volleyball (courts 4 & 5), Badminton (court 6)
Soccer is designated during these times on courts 4 & 5: Friday 7:30pm - close, Saturday 6:00pm - 7:30pm, Sunday 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Soccer goals not provided in Boyden gymnasium; players should bring cones for goals.

September 16 - November 1
Intramural volleyball on courts 4 & 5 Monday - Thursday 6:30 - 9:30pm
Other intramural activities as scheduled during the semester.

Additional programming in Boyden gymnasium includes intramural sports (priority over recreation), club sports and varsity practice.


Totman pool is closed indefinitely. A number of factors, including age, condition of the pool and maintenance costs, necessitated the decision to close the pool.

Programming in the pools includes varsity, sports medicine, recreation, clubs, scuba, swim lessons and rentals.


Closed Saturday, October 5 - club swim meet
Closed Saturday, October 19 & 26 & November 2 - varsity swim meets

Monday - Friday 11:00am - 12:30pm Lap
Friday 6:30pm - 8:00pm Lap 
Tuesday & Thursday 7:45pm - 9:30pm Lap/Open
Saturday & Sunday 1:00pm - 4:00pm Lap/Open

Boyden Counter
Monday - Friday 11:00am - 12:45pm
Friday 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Monday & Wednesday 5:00pm - 7:30pm (Curry Hicks pool open)
Tuesday & Thursday 7:45pm - 9:45pm
Saturday & Sunday 1:00pm - 5:30pm (Curry Hicks pool open 2:00pm-5:00pm)

Boyden towel counter hours subject to staff availability.

Curry Hicks

Monday 8:30am - 2:00pm Lap & 5:00pm - 7:00pm Lap
Tuesday & Thursday 9:00am - 12:00pm Lap
Wednesday 7:00am - 2:00pm Lap & 5:00pm - 7:00pm Lap

Friday 7:00am - 2:00pm Lap
Saturday & Sunday 2:00pm - 5:00pm Lap/Open/Family

Patrons age 6-17 permitted during family swim time only.

Boyden Handball/Squash Courts

Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 10:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 11:00am - 9:00pm 

Reservations not required, first-come, first-served

Mullins Tennis Courts

Monday - Friday 9:00am - dusk
Saturday 10:00am - dusk
Sunday 12:00pm - dusk

Reservations not required, first-come, first-served

Courts open weather permitting after November 1

Club tennis practice courts 1-6 - Mondays & Thursdays 4-6pm, Fridays 3-5pm & Sundays 12-2:30pm
Courts 7-10 available for open recreation during club practice.

Courts are for use by UMass students, faculty/staff, associates & alumni with valid UCard with recreation membership.

Courts are for tennis only and available first-come, first-served (weather permitting). Activities/equipment prohibited includes skateboarding, rollerblading, bicycling, hockey, soccer, strollers and scooters.