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.

2018 August Maintenance Closure:
Saturday, August 4 - Sunday, August 19, 2018

As we have in the past, Yates has again partnered with the GU Law Center to provide fitness and aquatic services during this time. New this year, we are also partnering with the University of the District of Columbia to provide aquatic services.

Georgetown Law Fitness Center Information:

Georgetown Law Scott K. Ginsburg Sport & Fitness Center

600 New Jersey Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20001

Directions to law school fitness center Nearby on street-parking is available

Law school fitness center Hours of Operation

This location has both a fitness center and pool. Yates is covering the costs, so all that is required is to sign up for access below. To enter, please show your GoCard or Yates ID.

TO SIGN UP FOR ACCESS TO THIS FACILITY, PLEASE FILL OUT THIS FORM. Deadline to sign up is Wednesday, August 1, 2018.

University of the District of Columbia Aquatic Center Information:

University of the District of Columbia | Sports Complex/Natatorium

4200 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20008

Directions to UDC Enter facility on Yuma and 35th. On-campus garages and neighborhood on street-parking is available

UDC pool hours of operation Please note that this facility is not available on weekends

This location is for pool access only. Yates is covering the costs and no sign up is required. To enter, please show your GoCard or Yates ID.

If you are a D.C. resident, all indoor and outdoor pools within the city are free.

DC indoor pool locations

DC outdoor pool locations

This page will be updated throughout the summer with any new information on the August closure, and was last updated on June 13, 2018.

 

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 Spring 2018 Academic Year Hours are currently in effect.

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

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

POOL*
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.

2018 Summer Hours: Friday, May 11 - Sunday, August 26, 2018

MAIN FLOOR
Mon-Fri: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sat & Sun: 9:00am-10:00pm

MAIN OFFICE
Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm
Sat: 9:00am-1:00pm
Sun: Closed

POOL
Mon-Fri: 6:30am-9:00pm
Sat & Sun: 9:00am-9:00pm

 

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.

2018 August Maintenance Closure:
Saturday, August 4 - Sunday 19, 2018

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.

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