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University of Chicago Department of Athletics & Recreation

Facilities & Hours Overview



University of Chicago students, faculty and community members have access to an impressive array of fitness facilities, programs and services through Athletics & Recreation. On average, more than 4,565 students work out in our facilities each month. You can access one of our fitness facilities, enjoy one of our 28 fitness classes each quarter, or make an appointment with a personal trainer.

Please see the facility links below for more information, schedules and photos.


Fitness Options

FitChicago offers 14 fitness programs that are free to students, with diverse offerings such as Zumba, yoga, pilates and cardio kickboxing. Learn more about Fitness Classes and Personal Training offerings.


Facilities and Hours

Ratner Athletics Center
Regular Hours

Monday-Thursday: 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday: 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Myers-McLoraine Pool
Regular Hours

Monday-Friday: 6 AM - 9 AM; 11:30 AM - 2 PM; 6 PM - 9 PM*
Saturday-Sunday: 8 AM - 12 PM; 3 PM - 6 PM*

* Family swim on Friday evenings plus Saturday and Sunday afternoon. The pool closes at 8:45 pm on Fridays.

Click here for pool closings

Henry Crown Field House
Regular Hours

Monday-Thursday: 7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM