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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.”


Inclement Weather Notification

When Fairfield University’s regular operations are shortened, delayed, or canceled, the RecPlex facility and Aquatics Center will follow suit.

When the University is closed or delayed due to inclement weather, the RecPlex will be open at 10 a.m. for on-campus residents only.

The pool opening is based on the availability of lifeguards.

To check the operational status of the RecPlex, or for more information during weather events, please call 203-254-4141.

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 14, 2020)

Days of the Week Hours
Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.


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