Athletics and Recreation

Beacon Fitness Center

Congrats BFC seniors '15!

The University of Massachusetts Boston's Beacon Fitness Center is dedicated to the students, alumni, staff, and faculty of UMass Boston. Here you will find a friendly, healthy environment for everybody from the beginning exerciser to the well-conditioned athlete. Our staff is trained to provide basic instruction and help you no matter what your workout needs are. If you prefer the structure of a group exercise class, check out the schedule link below. Our classes include Zumba®, yoga, core training, and circuit. 

The Beacon Fitness Center is located in the McCormack Hall on the first floor. For more information, follow the links below or call 617.287.6786.

  Hours of Operation***
Monday–Thursday 6 a.m.–9 p.m.
Friday 6 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday CLOSED
Doors lock 30 min prior to closing, NO entry after that time.

***The Beacon Fitness Center will be closed/hours adjusted on the following dates:***

Memorial Day: Monday, May 25

The Beacon Fitness Center will also close for all university-dictated closings due to weather or other emergencies. For more questions, call 617.287.6786 during operating hours.


Contact us.

Reserving Space

Student Clubs can reserve the group exercise room for club-related activity. Restrictions apply. For more information, follow the link here. Read More 

Mental Health Resources

Follow the link for anonymous, online emotional, and mental health resources Read More 

Nutrition Counseling

Karen Jew, MS, RD, LDN Regional Nutrition Manager from Sodexo will be providing “FREE” nutrition counseling to UMass Boston students once a month at University Health Services Department of General Medicine. Danielle will be available by appointment. To schedule an appointment please call UHS at 617-287-5660,