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Facilities & Hours

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Hours may be subject to change without notice

Cabot Center Cabot Center

Cabot physical education Center

Facility Operating Hours    |    Pool Hours Open Swim hours

This athletic facility is located across the street from the Marino Recreation Center, and provide some extra amenities. These are:
  • 2 racquetball/wallyball courts
  • Indoor track
  • Indoor soccer field

Barletta Natatorium

A 25-yard indoor swimming pool with a diving section. The pool is used for recreational activities, classes and competitions. For more information, visit the Aquatics page.

Matthews Arena Matthews Arena

Matthews arena

Matthews Arena
Matthews Arena History    |    Open Skate Hours
  • Please be advised that only holders of a current valid Northeastern University ID Card with good standings are allowed access to the ice during open skate hours.
  • Open skate IS NOT open to the general public.
  • Faculty skate is NOT open skate for faculty/staff. It is a Faculty/Staff Ice Hockey League, not open to all.
  • Helmets are required.
  • The world's oldest ice hockey arena and one of the nation's exemplary athletic facilities is Matthews Arena, a repolished gem named for George J. Matthews, Class of '56, and his wife, the late Hope M. Matthews. The original home of the Boston Bruins, the Celtics and the Beanpot, the Arena has served as the center of Northeastern hockey since the program's inception for the 1929-30 season.

    The Campus Recreation department utilizes Matthews for its intramural hockey and broomball programs as well as some club sports. We also offer ice time for open skate: you must provide your own skates and no hockey equipment is allowed.

    Marino Center Marino Center

    Marino Recreation Center

    Studio A    |    Studio B    |    Sport Court    |    Court 2    |    Court 3    |    Facility Operating Hours    |    Video Tour
    The Marino Center, with its architecture and state-of -the-art fitness and recreation amenities, is an 81,000 square-foot building that was voted one of the top ten recreational facilities in the country. The center which opened in the Fall of 1996, is utilized for intramural and club sports, drop-in recreation, instructional programs, personal training and group fitness. The entire center serves the varied physical and recreational needs of our diverse population.

    1st Floor
    The spacious atrium gives students, faculty, and staff a relaxed place to socialize. Two cafe, food market, and ATM machines are available. The Campus Recreation Office is located on this floor, as well as the Women's and Men's locker rooms. Each house 400 lockers and a sauna.

    2nd Floor
    The fitness floor offers a variety of exercise equipment, including stairclimbers, treadmills, upright and recumbent exercise bikes, cross-country ski machines, rowing ergometers, elliptical climbers, and even a Treadwall that simuates rockclimbing. A 3,800-square-foot multipurpose room is used for aerobics classes and martial arts clubs. The gymnasium is comprised of three basketball courts that can also be used for volleyball, badminton, roller hockey, and futsal.

    3rd Floor
    A state-of-the-art resistance training area contains 42 free-weight stations and 40 pieces of selectorized weight machines. There is also a fully-equipped free weight room. A three-lane suspended track is available for either walking or jogging.

    Badger & Rosen Center Badger & Rosen Center

    SquashBusters Facility

    Multipurpose Room & Squash Courts    |    Facility Operating Hours    |    Video Tour


    The SquashBusters Facility offers
  • 8 state-of-the-art squash courts
  • Men's and Women's locker rooms (dry sauna in each)
  • Multipurpose Room
  • 52 Workout Stations
  • Spectacular view of the Boston skyline

  • Squash reservations are now available for two persons per court. One player should make the reservation as a host through the Atleto app

  • The reservation length is 55 minutes. Players must utilize the cleaning wipes provided to clean the door handles and high touch areas upon entering and exiting the court.
  • Please bring your own equipment; including protective eyewear and gum soled/white rubber soled sneakers.
  • Squash rackets, squash balls, and protective eyewear are available for purchase.
  • Guidelines for Squash Reservations and Court Etiquette

  • Squash Courts Reservation Hours
        * Monday-Friday from 6:05am-10:00am
        * Monday-Thursday from 5:00pm-10:00pm
        * Friday from 5:00pm-9:00pm

    atleto app

    Reservations will be made through the Atleto app. Download the free app via or
  • Follow the instructions on your phone

  • Joining Atleto:
  • After downloading the ‘Atleto’ Application, input: First name, Last name, Email, and Preferred Password. Please be sure to utilize your Northeastern email ( i.e. @northeastern.edu ) when creating your profile (if you use another type of email, your registration will not be accepted).
  • You will be prompted to add the activities of your interest. Feel free to add as many as you like, but please be sure to add ‘Fitness’.
  • Click ‘Groups’. You will be able to see all the groups at Northeastern University.
  • Choose Northeastern University (Open Group anyone with @northeastern.edu automatically receives access to reservations)
  • Click ‘Ask to Join’
  • Once you have made your account (@northeastern.edu) it will be active immediately and you will be able to make a reservation for a zone.

    Making a Reservation: Click here for a video tutorial
  • Please ensure you have an active Campus Recreation Membership prior to making a reservation
  • Log in to your ATLETO account
  • Navigate to the Me icon on the bottom right of screen
  • Select “My Bookings”
  • Select “Make a booking”
  • Choose the facility for which you would like to make a reservation (SquashBusters)
  • Choose your reservation and it will be saved into your bookings list in date order.
  • You may sign up for one reservation per day.
  • You can make a reservation on the same day, if there is a spot available.
  • A notification will be sent via a banner on your device 3 hours prior to your reservation to remind you of your scheduled time.
  • You can unregister by choosing ‘Cancel Booking’ (swiping left on your booking).