Recreation Services provides exercise-centered experiences that encourage lifelong healthy habits and positive use of leisure time, along with numerous employment opportunities for students to develop transferable skills. The department’s programs foster improved physical, social, and emotional health within a safe environment and in a respectful atmosphere for participants of all ability levels.

McGuaghey Cup (150x180)

the McGaughey Cup Challenge!

This trophy cup goes to the Class of 2019 Commons which has accumulated the highest number of points during the year-long intramural sports competition.

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Intramural Sports

Want to keep playing a sport you loved in high school, but don’t want to compete at an intercollegiate level? There’s likely an intramural sport waiting for you. Events range from two-day competitions to four-week structured leagues in various sports and divisions of play.

Learn more about intramural sports

Individual and Group Fitness

Keep your body moving with a variety of programs and instruction designed to motivate and educate. Programs at the fitness center include group classes which incorporate cardio and strength training. Or you can hire our personal trainer for customized instruction.

Learn more about individual and group fitness

Climbing Wall

Are you a first-time or novice climber? Join us for an experimental climbing experience.

Learn about the climbing wall
small lessons


Lafayette Swim facilities include a six lane, 25-yard racing pool, and separate diving well. The facility also includes locker rooms with saunas. The Lafayette pool offers memberships, swim lessons, lifeguard training, and more.

Learn more about our aquatics offerings

Sports Clubs

If you want a step-up in terms of competition, join a student-run sports club that practices, competes, or performs.

Learn more about Sports Clubs at Lafayette College

Hours of Operation (Academic Year)

Recreation Center:
Effective the 1st day of classes
Monday through Friday: 6:00 a.m.- Midnight
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-Midnight

Swimming Pool:
Monday-Wednesday: Noon-3:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday: 12:30 pm to 3:30 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: Noon-3:00 p.m. only
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: Noon-4:00 p.m.

Rock Climbing Wall:
Monday and Thursday : 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Click the following link to see more facility hours including breaks and holidays:
Facility Hours Website

Contact Us

Recreation Services
134 Kirby Sports Center
Easton, PA 18042
Reception Desk: (610) 330-5770
Fitness Center: (610) 330-5990