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Summer brings special hours, events for Emory fitness centers

Emory Report | May 12, 2015

With the end of the academic year, Emory's fitness and activity centers are transitioning to summer hours. Here is a summary of times, availability and special events.

Woodruff P.E. Center

Summer hours for the Woodruff Physical Education Center began May 4 and will continue through Aug. 23.

Building hours

Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Summer open swim hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

There will be some exceptions to the hours and facility space due to special events. These include the Special Olympics of Georgia to be held May 29-31, when only the fourth floor will be open, and the Carol Tate International Swim Meet on June 5-7. There will be no evening open swim hour on June 5 and the pool will be closed June 6-7.

The track will be closed on Tuesday nights through June 16 due to open meets for the Atlanta Track Club.

Student Activity and Academic Center

Summer hours begin May 12 and run through Aug. 21.

Facility hours

Monday though Friday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

SAAC pool hours

Monday through Friday, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The SAAC pool has a slate of family activities planned throughout the summer beginning May 20 with a welcome event for summer members. Other special events include holiday parties for Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day; free guest day; movies at the "dive-in"; Melon Day and more.

Blomeyer Health Fitness Center

With membership for faculty and staff, the Blomeyer Center continues its regular hours throughout the summer.

Facility hours

Monday through Thursday, 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Friday, 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The center offers a number of special events and opportunities during May.

  • For National Employee Health & Fitness Month, the center has special fitness activities, vendors, health screenings and other events scheduled May 11 through May 22. The enrollment fee for new member sign-ups will be dropped during these two weeks only.
  • Member Appreciation Day is May 27. Members can enjoy a healthy snack and bring a guest for free that day.