Facilities and Hours

Hours of Operation

Effective for the Spring 2017 Semester

SLUruba outdoor recreation facilities

Students affectionately refer to Simon Recreation Center's outdoor pools and sand volleyball court as "SLUruba."

Simon Recreation Center

Sunday, 10 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Friday, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Closed Good Friday (April 14) and Easter Sunday (April 16)

Indoor Pool Hours

Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Monday 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Wednesday 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

  • Pool closed Mon–Fri 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. for SLU Swim Team and 9 p.m. on Mon and Thurs for Water Polo Club
  • Lap lanes closed on Tues and Thurs, 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. for SLU Swim Team

Outdoor Pools and Sand Volleyball

Daily, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. until the weather cools
The Department of Campus Recreation reserves the right to close the outdoor pools during inclement weather conditions or during times of low usage.

Salus Fitness Center

Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Closed Saturday and Sunday
Closed Good Friday (April 14)

Medical Center Recreation Complex

Monday through Friday, sunrise to 2:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, sunrise to sunset 

To reserve campus recreation space for an event, fill out the facility reservation request form. Requests must be received at least 10 business days before the event.

Facility Descriptions

Simon Recreation Center

The Simon Recreation Center is a 120,000-square-foot hub of all fitness and wellness on campus. It features a pool, whirlpool, sports courts, a bouldering wall, fitness center, spinning studio, indoor track, locker rooms and lounge areas and juice bar, among other amenities.

Simon Rec Center Floor Plan

Outdoor Recreation Area

The outdoor recreation adjacent to Simon Recreation Center, known on campus as SLUruba, includes two pools, lounge chairs, a sand volleyball court and a barbecue grill. It is open daily beginning in early spring and remains open into the fall, as long as Simon Recreation members continue to use the space.

Please note that the grill is only available through the facility reservation form.

Outdoor Fields

Campus Recreation maintains four outdoor fields for drop-in recreation, intramural sports and club sports. Field reservations are made through the facility reservation form

Salus Fitness Center

The fitness facility in the lower level of Salus Center features treadmills, elliptical trainers, stationary bikes and stair-climbing machines. The fitness center also includes limited free-weights and selectorized strength systems.

On-site locker rooms and towel service also are available.

The Salus Fitness Center is open to members of the Simon Recreation Center.

Medical Center Recreational Complex

The Medical Center Recreational Complex features a natural grass soccer field and an eight-lane track. In addition to club sports and drop-in recreation, the facility hosts SLU's track and field team — the largest NCAA Division I sports team at the University.

Located just east of the Hickory garages, near the Allied Health Professions Building at SLU's Medical Center, the complex is open to community drop-in use.