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Open Recreation

Schedules may change.

Ice Rink 

Recreational Skating / Open Skate Hours

Only applicable to SUNY Geneseo students, staff, and faculty
Users must sign in at the table at the arena main entrance before proceeding downstairs to the rink.
You will need your own skates, wear a mask at all times and there is no hockey equipment allowed (sticks/pucks).

The last day of Rec Skate will be Thursday, March 10, 2022

  • Monday - Friday: 12:30p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
  • Saturdays and Sundays: 6:30 p.m. - 7:50 p.m.


Alumni Pool (Merritt Athletic Center)



LAP SWIM (Policies will be reevaluated at the end of September)

  • Open to SUNY Geneseo students, faculty & staff ONLY  
  • Masks MUST be worn at all times in the pool facility and locker rooms besides when in the water swimming
  • No reservations required
  • Enter & exit through locker rooms or lower-level pool doors
  • Must present SUNY Geneseo ID to the lifeguard on duty upon entering the pool area


Monday-Friday 12:00-1:30pm

Monday-Friday 3:00-6:00 pm (ONLY THROUGH Sept. 17)
*Beginning Sept. 8, Lap swim will run 3:00-5:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays*

Saturday-Sunday 2:00-4:00 pm



Swim Lessons will be available at Alumni Pool beginning on Sept. 8. Register early as space is limited. Spots will be filled on a first-come first-serve basis. 

Swim Lessons Registration Form (PDF)


Workout Center

For a full list of hours, fees, classes, and facilities, visit the Workout Center page.

The Work Out Center is officially reopening on Monday, October 5th! The facilities will be limited to reservation only, and the Policies and Procedures are listed below. 

1. The hours of the Workout Center will be Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. beginning on Monday, October 5. 
2. Workouts will be 45 minutes in duration starting at the top of each hour, leaving 15 minutes for staff to perform additional cleaning of equipment. 
3. Students are encouraged to reserve a time on the Google Sheet at least 24 hours in advance.
4. Reservations will be limited to the mandated reduced occupancy of 30 students.
5. Drop in workouts will be allowed IF the total number of students is below 30 in the facility.
6. Access to the facility will be at the main entrance of the workout center, while exit will be at the back side door. Signage is posted for your information. 
7. Masks must be worn at all times in the building, including during the workout.
8. Maintain social distancing. Directional signage and grids have been placed on the floor to assist.
9. Please clean equipment before and after use, including, but not limited to; treadmills, nautilus, free weights and bars. 
10. One bag permitted per person.
11. Clean, dry shoes are required.
12. Locker rooms are closed. Public restrooms are available for use.
13. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation reserves the right to REMOVE or DENY access to the Workout Center for any individual who does not follow the above procedures.
14. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation reserves the right to CLOSE the Workout Center if the above policies are not followed. 

15. The Work Out Center is free of charge to any faculty, staff, or student for the Fall 2020 semester. 
16. You must open the Reservations Sheet with your Geneseo Google account in order to edit it. 

Attached are the links to the Work Out Center Reservation Google Sheet for the Week of 10/5 and the Reservation Instructions Google Doc. Please read all of the Policies, Procedures, and Instructions before making reservations. 

Reservation Instructions:

Every Monday, the Reservation Link will be posted for the upcoming week, so you are always able to make reservations a week in advance. 
Please direct all questions to or!


Reservations Week of 5/10:

The last day the WOC will be open is Thursday, May 20. 

Reservations Week of 5/17:



Bike Program

For information about borrowing a bicycle from the MacVittie College Union, visit Student Life's Services and Forms page.