UMass Boston


Beacon Fitness Center

(Summer Hours) effective Tuesday, 5/28/24: 

  • Monday and Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday - Thursday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday Closed

BFC closes at 6:30 pm on May 17th 
All Areas Closed May 18 - 27, June 19, July 4, 5, August 24 - Sept 3

Doors lock 30 minutes prior to closing

Facility Occupancy Tracker

Looking to avoid the crowds? Check out the Live Facility Occupancy Tracker!

Academic Hours

  • Monday - Friday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Our campus offers a range of facilities designed to meet the diverse needs and interests of our students, faculty, and staff. 

We are dedicated to providing a vibrant and inclusive environment that promotes physical well-being, fosters sportsmanship, and encourages a balanced and active lifestyle.

Beacon Fitness Center

Equipped with fitness equipment from top brands like Precor and Matrix, our center caters to both beginners and seasoned fitness enthusiasts. You'll find a wide range of cardiovascular equipment, including treadmills, ellipticals, and rowing machines, alongside Paramount and Hammer strength equipment for strength training. 

As a member of UMass Boston's community, the Beacon Fitness Center is open to full-time and part-time students, faculty, staff, adjunct faculty, and recreation members. Enjoy the convenience of locker rooms complete with bathrooms and showers, ensuring a comfortable workout experience. Come visit the Fitness Center located on the 1st Floor of the McCormack Building.

Multipurpose Studio

Elevate your fitness at the Beacon Fitness Center with our diverse range of group fitness classes. From Zumba and yoga to abs workouts and Pilates, join our invigorating sessions led by experienced instructors, and experience the power of group exercise in achieving your wellness goals.

Racquet Sports

The Fitness Center offers one racquetball court that can be converted into a squash court as well. All racquetball participants must wear eye protection. 

Cycling Studio

Court 2 within the Fitness Center is now home to our cycling classes. More information and classes are posted on our group fitness page.

Clark Athletic Center

The Center is a versatile recreation space for students at the heart of our campus. It features three basketball courts catering to various activities like volleyball and badminton. Additionally, there's an ice rink for those seeking a cool and exhilarating experience. Conveniently located next to our softball field and residence halls, the Clark Athletic Center offers something for everyone, making it the perfect place to unwind and have fun. Come join us in celebrating the spirit of recreation and community in this vibrant space! Check out the times those activities are available.