Getting Rec Ready: Fall 2021 Campus Recreation Access

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We are delighted to welcome you to Yates Field House and Kehoe Field beginning Monday, August 23, 2021! With our opening in just a few short days, we want to provide you with a few important updates for what you can expect when visiting.

Can I access Yates Field House or Kehoe Field?

Active, Degree-Seeking Students 

All active, degree-seeking students, which includes students in the School of Medicine, will have automatic access to Yates and Kehoe.

Students in Certificate Programs

Students in certificate programs interested in access to Yates Field House and Kehoe Field must complete a student verification card at the Front Desk in Yates to have the fee billed to their student account. The fee to access Yates Field House and Kehoe Field is $222.60 per semester, and the student verification card must be completed every semester.

Georgetown Faculty/Staff

All Faculty/Staff memberships and add-ons active as of March 15, 2020 were suspended during our closure, and will automatically be reactivated for Fall 2021. General access to our locker rooms and showers will continue to be free for all Bike to Work members. All membership fees that were in place in March 2020 will be honored, and will not increase this fall.

Automatic credit card payments for those with current faculty/staff memberships will begin on Wednesday, September 1. University payroll deductions will begin on Friday, September 10, and Medstar payroll deductions will begin on Friday, September 17. If you wish to cancel your membership, please send us an email by 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 26, 2021 to avoid being charged.

Back by popular demand! Those who wish to change their payments from credit card to payroll deduction may do so in the Membership Office beginning on Monday, August 30, 2021.

“Friends of Georgetown”, Alumni, Spouse, and Dependent Memberships

All “Friends of Georgetown”, Alumni, Spouse, and Dependent memberships have been suspended until we are able to serve them again. We hope that we will be permitted to welcome a broader population back in 2022. Swim lessons, Racquet Sports lessons, Personal Training, and Health & Wellness Coaching will not be available to those without a Faculty/Staff or Student membership this fall.

We are continuing to offer time slots for rental locker pickups. If you would like to collect your locker belongings, please fill out our Rental Locker Pickup Form:

All are welcome to visit our archive of pre-recorded Group Fitness classes at! DC residents can find local pools at and local tennis courts at

How do I access Yates Field House and Kehoe Field?

Students, faculty, and staff with valid memberships can access Yates Field House and Kehoe Field at any time during our open hours. Simply present your GoCard at the Yates Field House Front Desk or swipe it in the card reader at the main entrance to Kehoe Field to enter. Reservations will not be required for access to our facility or field. 

What will be available?

All areas of Yates Field House and Kehoe Field will be available during the fall, with the exception of the saunas in our locker rooms and Studio B. Locker rentals and towel service will be available for purchase beginning on Monday, August 30, 2021 in the Yates Membership Office. 

We will be offering free in-person Group Fitness classes to current student members for the duration of the Fall 2021 semester. Those interested in participating must register separately for each class they wish to attend throughout the week on the IMLeagues Group Fitness page.

A variety of free and fee-based Intramurals events will be offered throughout the semester and can be registered for on the IMLeagues Intramurals page.

Racquet sports lessons, private swim lessons, personal training, and health & wellness coaching will also be available, and all information including pricing can be viewed under the Programs tab on our website.

Fall 2021 Public Health Guidelines Reminder

Everyone is required to wear a mask (well fitted, covering the nose and the mouth) while inside Yates Field House, with limited exceptions described in the COVID-19 Mask Guidelines. If you are not vaccinated, please wear a well-fitted mask at all times while on Kehoe Field.

For more information, we encourage you to review Georgetown’s Every Hoya Everywhere page and COVID-19 Resource Center. We will continue to monitor public health conditions on campus and in DC and may tighten or loosen restrictions based on COVID-19 disease activity. 

Stay up to date on Campus Recreation happenings!

Follow us on social media (@GUCampusRec) for a first look at upcoming programs and events.

To see the most up-to-date information regarding Campus Recreation hours, access, and more, please visit our website. Students with additional questions can email

We look forward to welcoming you to Yates and Kehoe on August 23, whether for the first time or as a seasoned visitor!

Hoya Saxa,
The Campus Recreation Team