Notice: All holiday and weather hour updates will be regularly posted here. Please refer to this page for all of the most up-to-date operating hour information.

Academic Year Hours

Yates Field House operates on Academic Year Hours from late August through mid-May. The Fall 2019 Academic Year Hours will be in effect starting August 27, 2018.

Mon-Thurs: 6:00am-Midnight
Fri: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sat & Sun: 9:00am-10:00pm

Mon-Fri: 8:00am-6:00pm
Sat: 9:00am-1:00pm
Sun: Closed

Mon-Thurs: 6:30am-10:00pm
Fri: 6:30am-9:00pm
Sat & Sun: 9:00am-9:00pm
*Please note that the McCarthy pool hosts swim lessons, swim meets, and Club and Varsity Swim Team practices. To see a schedule of pool and lane closures, view the Full Pool Schedule.

Summer and Winter Hours

Yates Field House operates on Summer Hours from mid-May through late August and Winter Hours from mid-December through mid-January. Additional closings and abbreviated hours occur surrounding university-recognized holidays.

Yates Maintenance Closing

Please note that every August, Yates Field House closes for up to two weeks to complete maintenance projects, facility updates, and general cleaning and refreshing of the facility. The dates of the August Maintenance Closing will be communicated at the beginning of the summer via emails, website announcements, and facility signage.

Weather Scenarios & Operational Status

The operational status of Yates Field House is determined by the overall status of the university as announced by DEMOC on the Georgetown University Operational Status webpage.  The list below describes the Yates status scenarios pending DEMOC announcements.

Status "Open"

We're open. Everything normal. 

Status "Open with liberal leave & instructional continuity" 

  • Field House open normal hours 
  • LRED classes held unless notified otherwise by the instructor
  • Group Fitness ON as scheduled
  • Intramurals ON as scheduled 

Status "Open with delayed arrival, Instructional continuity and liberal leave" 

  • Field House opens when the campus opens 
  • LRED, Group Fitness, & Intramurals that take place after opening will be held 

Status "Closed with Instructional Continuity: Essential services for campus residents"

  • Field House opens at Noon 
  • LRED, Group Fitness – canceled 
  • Check Yates website for Intramural updates 
  • Check Yates website for potential closing time changes 

Status "Closed with instruction suspended: essential services for campus residents"

  • If students are on a Holiday break, Yates is closed 
  • If students are at campus: 
    • Field House opens at noon 
    • LRED, Group Fitness – canceled 
    • Check Yates website for intramural update 
    • Check Yates website for potential closing time changes 

Status "Early departure and Instructional continuity: essential services for campus residents"

  • Field House will close early, check Yates website for closing time 
  • Any LRED, Group Fitness & Intramural activities scheduled after the "designated departure time" are canceled.