Fitness and Wellness at Yale

It’s often hard to find enough time to take care of yourself on top of all of your work and research. Luckily, Yale’s Sports and Recreation has you covered, making it easy to fit in that workout.

Payne-Whitney Gym

Payne-Whitney Gymnasium (PWG) offers a variety of fitness spaces and classes to members of the Yale Community, including a suspended track, basketball and volleyball courts, squash courts, a practice lap pool, a fencing room, the Israel Fitness Center, and a sauna. Students can also register for a number of fitness classes. Lockers are available to rent for 4-12 months at a fee ranging from $28-$96 respectively.

N.B.: PWG is closed until further notice.

Yale Sports G&P Intramurals

The Graduate and Professional Intramural Program offers opportunities for Yale Graduate and Professional Students to meet one another and to compete and exercise in a safe and friendly environment. Programs include Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, and Ultimate Frisbee!

Yale Outdoor Education Center

Location: 291 Upper Pattagansett Rd., E. Lyme, 06333

The Yale Outdoor Education Center (OEC) is available to anyone with a valid Yale ID. At the OEC, you can rent cabins, canoes and row boats, or just take a cool dip on a hot summer day. Open June through Labor Day, the OEC is located about 50 minutes away in East Lyme, CT.

N.B.: Closed for the 2020 Season.

Yale Well

Yale Well is a new initiative intended to foster a supportive environment that advances students’ well-being, in all its dimensions, through innovative programs, opportunities for self-discovery and growth, and the cultivation of a compassionate campus culture.