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Facilities and Hours

Students have access to an array of facilities and equipment through OPRA. Whether borrowing a tent and camping supplies, a mountain bike, or using the indoor tennis courts and fitness room, it’s all free for students, faculty, and staff with your Hampshire OneCard.

Hours listed below are valid while Hampshire College classes are in session and are subject to change.

Robert Crown Center (RCC)

The Robert Crown Center (RCC) houses a 25-yard lap pool with six lanes, basketball court, indoor climbing wall and bouldering cave, equipment room, cardio machines, martial arts studio, sauna, locker rooms, and group exercise classes.

Please note: The bouldering cave will be closed for the fall 2020 semester due to COVID-19 health and safety concerns.

The second floor of the RCC provides an opportunity for students to play ping pong, pool, or foosball. Sofas and tables are available for those who want to study, read, or visit with friends while getting a bite to eat at the Bridge Café.

Phone: 413.559.5470

Operational Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 4-9 p.m.
  • Saturday / Sunday: 4-9 p.m.
  • 2nd floor sitting and game area is open Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. while the rest of the building is closed

Pool

Hampshire OneCard required.

  • Open Swim Hours: Saturday and Sunday 7:00p - 8:30 p.m.

Sauna

  • Monday-Friday: 4-9 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 4-9 p.m.

OPRA Equipment Room

  • Closed for the Fall 2020 semester

OPRA Bike Shop

Climbing Wall

  • Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

MultiSport Center - Home to the Bay Road Tennis Club

The MultiSport Center has four deco turf indoor tennis courts, an 1/8-mile track, and an updated fitness and weight room. There are also a court overlook lounge area and men’s and women’s locker rooms with showers. The facility is free for students, faculty and staff with Hampshire OneCard, and is open to fee-paying members of the community.

Weight and Fitness Center

The Weight and Fitness Center has been updated with an array of new circuit and strength equipment. OPRA offers an assortment of fitness classes (sign up on TheHub) and drop-in classes. All offerings are free to students, faculty, and staff with your Hampshire OneCard.

Phone: 413.559.5785

Tennis

  • Walk-on tennis court use is free for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Students may reserve tennis court for free.
  • Faculty and staff may reserve tennis court at the court rate. 

Building Hours (tennis and track)

  • Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m.- 9:30 p.m.
  • Friday-Sunday: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

Weight/Fitness Room Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 1-6 p.m.
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