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Inclement weather notification
When Fairfield University’s regular operations are delayed, shortened or suspended, the RecPlex facility and Aquatics Center will follow suit. In case of an emergency while the University is closed, please contact the Office of Public Safety at 203-254-4090. 

Aquatics Center Schedule

Pool opens 15 minutes after the RecPlex facility opening and closes 30 minutes prior to the facility closure.
Pool open swim schedule is subject to change based on University, Prep, high schools, and other swim programs.

We highly recommend patrons call the RecPlex to receive the most up to date information regarding pool hours.
Please call 203-254-4141.

RecPlex Facility Schedule

Summer Hours (effective May 09, 2019)

Days of the Week Hours
Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 9 p.m
Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


2019 4th of July Weekend and Annual Campus-Wide Power Shutdown Facility Hours

Date Hours
Thursday, July 4 closed
Friday, July 5 closed
Saturday, July 6 closed
Sunday, July 7 closed
Saturday, August 3 closed
Sunday, August 4 closed

**Subject to change**

Pool Hours: TBD

Call for pool hours at 203-254-4141.


University Community Membership

Membership in the RecPlex includes use of the facility and its basic functions* during normal hours of operation, except for special occasions when facility usage is restricted due to University events, programs, and maintenance, etc. Fitness classes or other special programs through Fairfield Fit are limited on the basis of availability. The University reserves the right to modify the hours of operation at any time.

Membership for all full-time undergraduate and graduate students is included in the tuition and membership registration is not necessary for undergrads nor grad students.

A graduate student may register a family member/s incurring the associated fees below:

  • Spouse - $115
  • 1 Child - $100
  • 2 Children - $175
  • 3 or more Children - $250


Children usage restrictions do apply. Please call 203-254-4141 for more information 



  • Cardio equipment
  • Strength and conditioning equipment
  • Fitness Classes

Appropriate workout clothing and footwear should be worn at all times.

Fitness classes are for students and members only. Sorry, but guests are not eligible to sign up or register for fitness classes.

Fairfield University or Fairfield Preparatory faculty, staff, and administrators, or part-time students, register to start your membership.

Fairfield University Retiree or University Alumni, Fairfield University Contract Employee, Prep Alumni, or Fairfield Preparatory Student register to start your membership. Incoming freshman are eligible for membership upon completion of their first day of the fall semester.


All on-campus parking arrangements must be made directly with the Department of Public Safety. Please contact their office at (203) 254-4000 x2745 for more information.

2018-2019 Membership Fees

Membership Type
University and Prep Faculty/Staff/Administrator and Retiree
University and Prep Faculty/Staff/Administrator Spouse and Retiree Spouse
Total for employee and spouse
University and Prep Faculty/Staff/Administrator Family
1 Child
$100 additional
2 Children
$175 additional
3 or more Children
$250 additional
University and Prep Alumni
University and Prep Alumni Spouse
Total alumni and spouse
University and Prep Alumni Family
1 Child
$100 additional
2 Children
$175 additional
3 or more Children
$250 additional

Part-Time Students
Prep Students
Daily Guest Pass

2018-2019 Locker Fees

You must be a RecPlex member to rent a locker. Locker rental subject to availability.

Locker Rental Full
Locker Rental Half

Summer Membership

Fairfield University’s Department of Recreation is offering summer memberships to the Town of Fairfield residents and the Town of Fairfield business owners.

Term of Membership: May 20, 2019 – August 18, 2019
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Membership Fees: Resident 18 years of age or older as of May 20, 2019 - $120
A parent or legal guardian must be a member to add child members under 18 - $55.00 per child
Visiting Student enrolled in summer courses at Fairfield University - $120.00 (students do not have to be Fairfield residents or show proof of residency)

Joining The RecPlex

Joining the RecPlex

RecPlex membership registration is ongoing. Only year long memberships are available. All memberships are based on the current fiscal year, beginning July 1st and ending on June 30th, the following year. All registration is completed online. If needed, staff help is availble in person, during regular business day hours. please call 203-254-4000 ext. 2049 to schedule an appointment.

Entrance to the building and use of its equipment and services is restricted to members only. Members must present their membership card (i.e., StagCard) at the reception desk. Individuals will not be admitted without their card.

Daily guest passes ($10.00 per visit) may only be purchased on site from the reception desk staff. All guests must present a picture ID. Guests are provided a wrist band, to be worn at all times within the facility.

A member must be present during the purchase and accompany the guest within the facility. Number of guests permitted for one member is three. An individual guest is limited to 10 times per year (July 1 - June 30).

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