Goolrick Hall

Managed by UMW Athletics, Goolrick Hall offers a main gymnasium, auxiliary gymnasium, pool, and dance studios. These spaces are available for recreational use when not being used for physical education classes, intercollegiate and sport club practices and competitions, exercise classes, intramural games, or other scheduled events. For comments concerning Goolrick Hall, please contact Rod Wood, Director of Athletic Facilities.

Goolrick Hall Regular Semester Hours

  • Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Basketball Courts


Goolrick Hall Main Gymnasium

  • Regular Semester Class Times
    Monday and Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    Tuesday and Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Approximate Athletic Team Practice Times Monday through Friday
    5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (August to October 15)
    3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (October 15 to November 15)
    3:00 to 8:00 p.m. (November 15 through February)

Goolrick Hall Auxiliary Gymnasium Class Times

  • Monday and Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to Noon
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to Noon


Goolrick Hall Pool

Goolrick Pool

This is a six lane swimming pool that is open to students, faculty and staff for open rec swim during the hours listed below. To use the pool, please enter the Fitness Center and hand your EagleONE ID to the front desk staff member. For questions concerning the pool hours or working as a lifeguard, please contact Abby Brethauer at

Spring 2017 Swimming Pool Hours

Monday & Wednesday: 8-9am, 12-2pm, 8-9pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 11am-1pm, 8-9pm
Friday: 8-9am, 12-2pm
Saturday: 12-2pm
Sunday: 2-4pm

Adjusted Pool Hours
Wed 1/18 – No 8-9pm swim (JM Swim Meet)
Thurs 1/19 – No 8-9pm swim (UMW Swim Meet)
Sat 1/28 – No 12-2pm swim (UMW Swim Meet)
Sun 1/29 – Limited space (Discover SCUBA Event)
Sat 3/4 – Sun 3/12 – Closed for Spring Break
Sun 4/2 – Rec Swim 3-4pm only  (Event 1-3pm)
Sat 4/8 – No 12-2 swim (Special Olympics meet)

Goolrick Hall Dance Studios


The dance studios in Goolrick Hall are managed by the UMW Theater and Dance department. If you would like to make a reservation in these studios, please contact Gregg Stull at If you’re attending a group fitness class in either of the dance studios, please do not wear the same shoes in the studio as you wore outside. All shoes must be clean of dirt and debris. We thank you for following the “No Street Shoe” rule!



Goolrick Hall

Goolrick Hall is located on the Route 1 side of campus along with the Anderson Center and the Fitness Center. To do recreational activities in Goolrick Hall, you must give your EagleONE ID to the Fitness Center front desk staff. If you are passing through the Fitness Center to get to Goolrick, please have your EagleONE ID out and kindly show it to the front desk staff member.