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Richie Regan Recreation and Athletic Center

A student-oriented, multipurpose facility that serves the recreation, physical education and intercollegiate needs of the University community, the Recreation Center contains the Richard and Sheila Regan Field House, an eight-lane, 25-yard pool, a fitness/weight training room, a dance studio, racquetball courts, saunas and locker rooms. Adjacent to the University Recreation center, Walsh Gymnasium, a 2,000-seat arena built in 1939 and named for Newark Arch-bishop Thomas Walsh, is the site of practice and competition for many intercollegiate teams. The new state-of-the-art WSOU facility also is located here. Outdoor facilities include Owen T. Carroll Field and Ivy Hill Park, 19 acres of practice and intramural fields adjacent to the campus.

The Richie Regan Recreation and Athletic Center was completed in 1987 and encircles Walsh Gymnasium. The gymnasium provides seating for 3,400 spectators in the main arena, and also houses the studios of WSOU (the University radio station). The Recreation Center contains the Richard and Sheila Regan Fieldhouse, 25-meter pool, four-lane running track, five-lane straightaway, weight room, wrestling room, long jump pit amdrunway, multipurpose courts, squash and racquetball courts, a multipurpose room with exercise areas, expanded locker room facilities, and the offices of the Department of Athletics.

Academic School Year Hours

Field House & Fitness Center

Monday - Friday:
 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.


Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.; 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.; 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Summer Hours

Field House & Fitness Center
Monday - Thursday: 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Summer Pool Hours
Weekdays - 8:30 a.m. -10 a.m. and 11 a.m. -1 p.m.
CLOSED weekends


Facilities may be closed or reservations canceled if conditions warrant such action. Open recreation hours may occasionally be disrupted by scheduled activities. Changes on the schedule will be posted at the front desk as well as on the appropriate boards around the facility. If you have any further questions, please call the front desk at (973) 761-9730.

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