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 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, 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 Hampshire OneCard holders.

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-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-Midnight
   Saturday, Sunday: 2 p.m.-Midnight

Robert Crown Center Pool

Wednesday, Friday Noon-1 p.m.
Monday-Friday 4:30-6:30 p.m. and 8:30-9:30 p.m.
Monday night kayaking in pool 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Weekends No weekend hours at this time


   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
   Monday, Wednesday, Friday: Noon-4 p.m.
   Tuesday, Thursday: Noon-2 p.m.

OPRA Bike Shop
   Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 2-4 p.m.

Climbing Wall
   Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 6-8 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 and full-time faculty and staff. Hampshire OneCard required.

Building Hours (tennis and track)
   Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
   Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

Weight/Fitness Room Hours
   Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. 
   Saturday and Sunday: 1-6 p.m.


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