O"Connor Sports Center Offers Classes, Fitness, and Fun for General Public, Too

August 16, 2012

Xavier University’s O'Connor Sports Center is located in Evanston along Victory Parkway between the soccer and baseball fields. Memberships are available to faculty, staff, alumni and community members. It is a family-friendly location to schedule family get-togethers and parties. http://www.xavier.edu/recreational-sports/oconnor-sports-center/

The O'Connor Sports Center reopens Monday, Aug. 20 from 5:45 am – 8 pm. Regular hours resume on Tuesday, Aug. 21: Monday-Thursday, 5:45 a.m.-11:00 p.m.; Friday, 5:45 a.m.-7:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

All Xavier students registered for classes have access to the O'Connor Sports Center free of charge by presenting their valid All Card as they enter the facility. Membership is also open to the general public. Rates are $425 per year for a single membership or $500 per year for a family membership and are discounted for Xavier faculty/staff, alumni and senior citizens. As O’Connor is a primarily student facility, it is subject to closings and schedules that revolve around the University calendar. Personal trainers and group exercise classes like yoga, Zumba, spinning, Total Body Conditioning, and water aerobics are available. The fall Group Exercise Session begins on Tuesday, August 21st and classes are free until Saturday, August 25th. All Group Exercise fees and schedules are posted on the website.

The O’Connor Sports Center features a 6-lane, 25-meter indoor pool, three-court gymnasium, Hammer Strength room, Nautilus equipment, cardiovascular room, multi-purpose room, fitness studio, two racquetball courts and shower/locker rooms. Recreational Sports Department facilities are available for rental by student groups, members and outside groups. For details about O’Connor, contact Leslie Dulle at 513-745-3209. For Schmidt Fieldhouse, Corcoran Soccer Field, Hayden Baseball Field, Armory, Tennis Courts, Sand Volleyball Courts, Park Field, call Glenn Arnold at 513-745-3671.