News & Events

Wellness Committee

The Department of Recreation is proud to serve on the Fairfield University Wellness Committee Advisory Board. The committee seeks to develop initiatives to provide faculty/staff, and students with a means to pursue a healthy lifestyle. Current university departments involved are Recreation, The Office of The Dean of Students, Egan School of Nursing & Health Studies, The Office of Human Resources, Counseling and Psychological Services, and the Department of Public Safety.

Fairfield University is participating with the National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities (BHAC). “The National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities, a group of academic institutions across the U.S., large and small, public and private, is dedicated to crafting a comprehensive framework that enriches the health and wellness of students, faculty and staff.”


RecPlex Facility And Aquatics Center Schedule Reminder


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

Spring Semester Hours (effective January 21, 2019)

Days of the WeekHours
Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 11 p.m
Saturday 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.


2019 Easter Holiday and Commencement Facility Hours

Friday, April 19 closed
Saturday, April 20 closed
Sunday, April 21 closed
Saturday, May 18 closed
Sunday, May 19 closed

**Subject to change**

Pool Hours: TBD

Call for pool hours at 203-254-4141.

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