Sweeney Field at Saint Joseph's University

Campus Recreation

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Club Sports

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Group Fitness

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About Campus Recreation


Campus Recreation serves the students, faculty, staff and community of Saint Joseph’s University.  Our goal is to enhance the campus experience by providing recreational opportunities for everyone. We work to reinforce the educational mission of Saint Joseph’s University (which emphasizes the development of the total person – Spirit, Mind, and Body) by promoting and advancing healthy lifestyle choices through participation opportunities, educational experiences, and support services.

Group Fitness on Campus

Associations and Accolades


Saint Joseph's is a proud member of the NIRSA (National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association) which is the leading resource for professional and student development, education, and research in collegiate recreational sports.

The National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association is committed to be recognized internationally as the leader in recreation within higher education, dedicated to excellence in student and professional development, education, research, and standards. NIRSA’s commitment, creativity, and strategic partnerships are consistently demonstrated through outstanding programs, facilities, and services.

Saint Joseph’s University has earned silver status as a member of the Exercise is Medicine On Campus program sponsored by the American College of Sports Medicine.

Fall Hours

Recreation Center
Weekdays: 7am-10pm
Weekends: 10am-6pm
Weekdays: 7am-11am & 2pm-6pm
Weekends: 12pm-5pm
Tennis Courts
Monday-Sunday: dawn to dusk

Esport Lab (Merion Hall, room 175)
Daily: 1pm-8pm


Winter Break Hours (effective Dec 18-Jan 17)
Closed: December 24-January 2
Closed: January 17

Recreation Center
Weekends: 12pm-5pm
Weekdays: 9am-5pm
Closed: December 18-January 17

Campus Health and Safety Guidance
At this time, reservations are not required to access the facility, but all patrons must wear a mask indoors at all times.