August 23 - December 20, 2021
Cary Street Gym

Sept 13: Due to ongoing issues with non-compliance of the mask policy, we are temporarily suspending basketball at all facilities. Currently, Intramural and Sport Club basketball activities will be allowed to continue. Thank you for your understanding as we prioritize the health and safety of our members.

Day Time
Monday - Friday         5:45 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. 
Saturday8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m 
Sunday9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m 
Cary Street Gym Aquatic Center 
Monday - Friday         5:45 - 9:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m..
Saturday8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. 
Sunday  9:00 a.m.-  11:00 p.m.

Family Swim Hours 

Monday - Friday 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sundays all hours of operation
Cary Street Gym Climbing Wall

The Bouldering Area is open during gym open hours. 

Roped Climbing Hours
Monday - Thursday    12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
Friday12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

MCV Campus Recreation Center
Monday - Thursday 5:45 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday5:45 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

MCV Campus Aquatic Center 

The Aquatic Center will be closed starting September 9 for structural repairs. We do not have an estimated end date, but once it is confirmed, we will post that information. 

Monday - Friday 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday    CLOSED

Outing Rental Center

Please note the Outing Rental Center will be closed Monday, September 6 and Friday, October 22

Monday- Friday11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday  CLOSED

Thalhimer Tennis Center

No Bubble Hours August 23 to approximately October 15

Monday/Wednesday/Friday         6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday/Thursday7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday   CLOSED

CLOSED FOR BUBBLE INSTALLATION - approximately October 18 to October 22

Bubble Hours - approximately October 25 to December 20

Monday/Wednesday/Friday6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday/Thursday7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Sunday12:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Cary Street Field
The field will be open for intramural and club sports. As schedules vary by day, a sign will be placed outside the field entrance to indicate if any part of the field, or outdoor basketball court is available for use. We encourage you to drop by if you'd like to use the facility, weekdays after 4:00 p.m.

Cary Street Gym Membership Office

Located at the Service Desk


  • Monday through Friday              7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
  • Saturday                                  10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Sunday                                    CLOSED

 MCV Campus Recreation Center Membership Office is permanently closed. 

Virginia Commonwealth University
Division of Student Affairs
101 S. Linden St.
Richmond, VA 23284

(804) 827-1100

About Recreation and Well-Being

VCU Recreation and Well-Being advances student success by empowering the VCU community to prioritize well-being, connect with others, and learn through play.

Page last updated 07/27/2021

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