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.

Robert Crown Center (RCC)

The RCC houses a 25-yard lap pool with 6 lanes, basketball court, indoor climbing wall and bouldering cave, equipment room, cardio machines, martial arts studio, sauna, locker rooms, and group exercise classes.

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.

MultiSport Center

The MultiSport Center has 4 deco turf indoor tennis courts, 1/8-mile track, and an updated fitness and weight room. There is also a court overlook lounge area and men's and women's locker rooms with showers. 

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 the Hub) and drop-in fitness classes. All offerings are free to students, faculty and staff with your Hampshire OneCard.

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

Robert Crown Center (RCC)

Main: 413.559.5470

Operational Hours
   Monday, Wednesday, Friday: Noon-11 p.m.
   Tuesday, Thursday: 1-11 p.m.
   Saturday and Sunday: 4-11 p.m.

Robert Crown Center Pool


4:30-5:30 p.m.; 8:30-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 4:30-5:30 p.m.; 8-9 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday Noon-1 p.m.; 4:30-5:30 p.m.; 8:30-9:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 4:30-6:00 p.m.


   Monday-Friday: 2:30-10:30 p.m.
   Saturday and Sunday: 2:30-10:30 p.m.

   Self-Identified Men Only
   Monday-Sunday: 2:30-3:00 p.m.

   Self-Identified Women Only
   Monday-Sunday: 3:00-3:30 p.m.; 7:30-8:00 p.m.

OPRA Equipment Room
   Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 2-4 p.m.

OPRA Bike Shop
   Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 2-4 p.m.

Climbing Wall
   Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 6:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

Multi-Sport Center/
Bay Road Tennis Club


The MultiSport Center, with 4 indoor tennis courts, an updated weight and fitness room, and 1/8-mile track, is open to students, faculty, and staff, as well as fee-paying members of the community.

The facility is free for students, faculty and staff. Hampshire OneCard required.

  • 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: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
   Friday-Sunday: 8:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Weight/Fitness Room Hours
   Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. 
   Saturday and Sunday: 1-6 p.m.


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