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Paterson Field House

 

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Due to safety precautions related to COVID-19,  the Paterson Recreation Complex is CLOSED until at least June 1, 2021.

Mission

Paterson Recreation's mission is to enrich the experience of students at Berkshire Community College through safe and always-improving facilities and programs. Serving and engaging students, faculty, staff, and the greater Berkshire community, Paterson Recreation provides opportunities to learn and reinforce healthy behaviors, build relationships, develop leadership skills, and pursue goals. 

Paterson Fieldhouse maintains a fitness center, basketball court, turf field, two grass soccer fields, three adult outdoor tennis courts, two youth tennis courts, and an outdoor pool that is open during the summer. Day lockers are available for for all users.

Contact Us

Questions or concerns? Reach out and contact us!

Email: paterson@berkshirecc.edu
Phone: 413–236–1670

Next Big Thing

Adventure Program: Jiminy Peak Ski & Snowboard Trip
FREE for students, faculty, staff
Tuesday, February 23rd 3:00pm
Registration is Closed

This Spring BCC is offering 60 Live Online Fitness Classes each week:

  • Online Yoga with Cierra Thompson Thursday's at 5:00pm

    Yoga with BCC Student Cierra Thompson is here every Thursday at 5:00pm starting February 4th.  Here is a link to the class. For more information on the class scroll down to the 'Fitness' section on this page.  

    Disclaimer: Participation in this Yoga class is voluntary.  Physical activity programs may result in injury, and by participating, you assume the risk of injury that may result from your participation. Paterson Recreation strongly recommends that you participate from a space that is suitable for this activity. For example, make sure that you have moved nearby furniture and other potential hazards. Paterson Recreation recommends using a mat or, if you don’t have one, a carpeted area. Participants are encouraged to stop if they experience pain or injury and should seek appropriate medical advice or care as needed. Paterson Recreation strongly recommends that each participant have an annual physical examination and follow the advice of your health care provider before participating

  • Online Fitness Classes by Berkshire Fitness & Wellness and Cutting Edge Fitness

    BCC has partnered with Berkshire Fitness & Wellness and Cutting Edge Fitness this semester to offer the BCC Community more online fitness classes that are FREE to BCC students, faculty, and staff. 

    Scroll down to the Fitness section of this page to check out the full schedule of our online fitness classes as well as the class descriptions.  Classes begin February 1st. 

     

  • Free 3-month Membership to Berkshire Fitness & Wellness

    Berkshire Fitness & Wellness is offering a tremendous opportunity to BCC students, faculty, and staff.  A free 3-month membership is available to their Fitness Center.  Just email paterson@berkshirecc.edu for more information.  

    Berkshire Fitness & Wellness hours are as follows: 

    Monday - Friday 4:30 AM - 9:00 PM
    Saturday 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
    Sunday 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM

 Fitness and Athletics Calendar from Paterson Field House

 

COVID 19 Update

  • Paterson Recreation Complex including the Fitness Center, Gymnasium, and Turf Field will be closed until at least June 1, 2021.  
  • The Paterson Recreation Pool status for summer 2021 is not yet decided.
  • Additional closure dates are possible. Updates will be posted here as they are available. 
  • Community members will have their memberships extended once Paterson reopens, so they do not lose any days for which they have paid.

Membership & Rates

  • BCC Students, Faculty & Staff: FREE!
  • Day Pass: $7
  • Standard Monthly Rate: $30
  • Standard Yearly Rate: $275
  • Seniors/Alumni/Local First Responders:
    Monthly Rate: $25 / Yearly Rate: $225
  • Summer Pool Membership: $80

Rentals & Reservations

Paterson Recreation Facilities are closed until June 2021.  Rental inquiries after June 1, 2021 can be submitted by using the form below. 

For information about renting or reserving the Gene Dellea Turf Field, the basketball court, the grass soccer fields, the outdoor pool, or tennis courts, please complete this form and a member of the Paterson Recreation team will reach out to you within one business day.

All facilities are open to the public during normal Paterson operating hours when their use does not interfere with college activities.

Operational Hours

Facility will be closed until at least June 1, 2021.

 

 

 

 

Services & Features

  • Adventure Program

    Adventure has a great slate of events for the Spring 2021 semester. 
    Please reach out to paterson@berkshirecc.edu if you have any questions.

    Paterson Recreation's Adventure program provides programs, events, and equipment to get Paterson Recreation users into the outdoors.  Unless noted all Adventure programs are FREE and open to any BCC Students, Faculty, Staff, Paterson users, and BCC Alumni and their families. If events fill priority will always go first to BCC students.  Also if any event requires equipment that you don't have reach out and we may be able to provide it. 

    Adventure Special Events - Spring 2021

    January 26th 3:30pm - Snowshoe at BCC

    February 3rd 3:00pm-9:00pm - Jiminy Peak Twilight Skiing & Snowboarding

    February 9th 3:30pm - Snowshoe at BCC

    February 23rd 3:00pm-9:00pm - Jiminy Peak Twilight Skiing & Snowboarding

    April - Kayak Trip 
    Check back in March for more details

    Adventure Hiking Series - Spring 2021

    Email paterson@berkshirecc.edu for more details

    March 10th 4:00pm - BCC Campus

    March 25th 4:00pm - Laura's Tower

    April 6th 4:00pm - Brother's Trail at Yukon Ridge

    April 21st 4:00pm - Basin Pond

  • Fit3D Body Scan

    The Fit3D Body Scan will be available again once Paterson Recreation is able to reopen.   

    The Fit3D allows you to obtain a full 3D image of your body from a 40-second scan. This scan provides information about your body measurements, weight, posture, composition, and wellness, and delivers the data to you through a private account. Record multiple scans over time and track your fitness progress!

  • Fitness Classes
    All Spring 2021 Fitness Classes are Live Virtual Offerings
    Classes begin February 1st

    Disclaimer: Participation in any of these online fitness classes is voluntary. Physical activity programs may result in injury, and by participating, you assume the risk of injury that may result from your participation. Paterson Recreation strongly recommends that you participate from a space that is suitable for this activity. For example, make sure that you have moved nearby furniture and other potential hazards. Paterson Recreation recommends using a mat or, if you don’t have one, a carpeted area. Participants are encouraged to stop if they experience pain or injury and should seek appropriate medical advice or care as needed. Paterson Recreation strongly recommends that each participant have an annual physical examination and follow the advice of your health care provider before participating.

    Classes led by BCC Students
    Yoga - Thursday 5:00pm

    Instructor: Cierra Thompson, BCC Students
    Class Link
    Description: Come breathe, stretch, and energize yourself for the week ahead.  Foundational yoga postures are practiced to align, strengthen and promote flexibility in the body. Breathing techniques and meditation are also integrated. You can expect an emphasis on simplicity, repetition, and ease of movement.

    50 Classes available from Berkshire Fitness & Wellness

    To receive a link to all of these Berkshire Fitness & Wellness classes please email paterson@berkshirecc.edu to receive a waiver.  Once the waiver is printed, signed, and emailed back you will receive a link.

     

    Abs & Back – Sunday 9:00am
    Barre Brawl - Monday 5:30pm, Wednesday Noon, Friday 6:00am

    Intervals of Kickboxing and Barre

    Barre Fusion – Thursday 8:30am

    Class that combines elements of ballet, Pilates, yoga and light weight training using your own bodyweight as resistance while challenging the core, stability and balance.  Helps to reinforce strength and muscle tone. 

    BollyX - Tuesday 9:30am, Friday 10:00am, Sunday 10:30am

    Bollywood inspired Dance Fitness program.  High Caloric burn!

    Boot Camp - Tuesday 5:30am, Wednesday 5:30am, Friday 5:30am  

    Jump, squat, shoot, run, crunch and pump.  Always a combination of cardio, weights and ab work, always different and a challenge!

    Kickbox/Kick Interval - Tuesday 10:00am, Tuesday 4:30pm, Thursday 6:00am, Friday 5:00pm

    Punch, crunch and kick way into shape!  .Kick Interval has weights included in between cardio sessions.

    Kicklates – Monday 8:45am
    PILATES – Tuesday 6:00pm

    Elongation can lead to functional movement along with creating a long and lean body.  Focus is on the core.

    R.I.P.P.E.D – Monday 4:30pm, Tuesday 6:00am, Thursday 5:30pm, Friday Noon
    Sculpt - Monday 6:00am, Tuesday 8:30am, Tuesday 5:30pm, Thursday Noon

    Weight training class that will shape your body from head to toe.  Great class to increase your metabolism. 

    Spinning – Monday 6:00am, Wednesday 6:00am, Friday 6:00am, Saturday 9:00am, Sunday 9:30am

    Get ready to sweat it!  Enjoy the ride to music and burn calories.  Remember it’s always at your own pace!

    Step and Strength - Wednesday 4:30pm, Saturday 7:00am, Saturday 9:00am, Sunday 8:00am

    Step aerobics with weights

    Strong – Monday Noon, Tuesday 4:30pm, Wednesday 6:00am, Friday 5:00pm

    This program was written by Zumba so you know the music is pumping.  It is a synchronized workout to the music.  This class will take your fitness routine to the next level!

    Tai Chi - Tuesday 11:00am, (YoChi) Thursday 11:15am

    An ancient Chinese discipline of meditative movements practiced as a system of exercises.

    Weights – Saturday 9:30am
    Yoga – Tuesday 11:30am, Wednesday 8:30am, Thursday 3:15pm, Saturday 8:00am

    Great way to incorporate cardio, strength and flexibility all in one, not to mention the stress release that’s included. 

    Zumba – Monday 9:30am, Wednesday 9:30am, (Kick Zumba) Thursday 9:30am, Friday 8:30am, Friday 9:30am, Saturday 10:00am, Sunday 7:30am, Sunday 9:30am

    Latin fitness dance class that is fun and energizing.  In the circuit is with weights.  Zumba Step includes the Step platform.

    9 Classes available from Cutting Edge Fitness

    *Please note, specifically for Cutting Edge classes (this does NOT apply to Yoga with Cierra nor classes from Berkshire Fitness & Wellness) participants may only take two 30 minute classes, or one 45-minute to an hour long class per week.
    To receive a link to all of these Cutting Edge Fitness Classes please complete this waiver.  
     

    Edge Body Bootcamp - Tuesday 5:30pm, Friday 6:00am

    Instructor: Aimee Sinopoli of Cutting Edge Fitness
    Length: 55 minutes
    Class Link will be emailed after completing this Waiver and emailing it to paterson@berkshirecc.edu
    Description: Be prepared for anything!! This cardiovascular challenge can combine, multi-impacted moves, boxing, jump rope, medicine ball drills and more!
    It’s important to mix up your cardio exercises with strengthening poses and techniques. With this class, you can do both. Various cardio segments are included to mix things up along with resistance strength training. It’s a full-body workout that checks all the boxes!
    Leave it to the instructor to surprise, energize and challenge your endurance!

    Enhance Your Fitness (Active Agers) - Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00am

    Instructor: Aimee Sinopoli of Cutting Edge Fitness
    Length: 45 minutes
    Class Link will be emailed after completing this Waiver and emailing it to paterson@berkshirecc.edu 
    Description: Our group exercise program is designed for our active agers that uses simple, easy-to-learn movements that motivates individuals to stay active throughout their life. Each class session includes cardiovascular, strength training, balance and flexibility exercises and the fostering of strong social relationships between participants. 

     Oh My Core - Tuesday 6:00am

    Instructor: Aimee Sinopoli of Cutting Edge Fitness
    Length: 30 minutes
    Class Link will be emailed after completing this Waiver and emailing it to paterson@berkshirecc.edu
    Description: Our 30 minute Oh My CORE workouts are packed with effective abdominal and core moves from start to finish! You will strengthen your abs, trim your waistline, and truly improve your overall core function. The exercises included are standing waistline moves, plank work training, and various effective sit-up variations all targeting the core area. Oh My CORE attacks your midsection from all angles to get you real results faster!

    PLYOGA - Monday 5:30pm & Thursday 6:30am

    Instructor: Aimee Sinopoli of Cutting Edge Fitness
    Length: 30 minutes
    Class Link will be emailed after completing this Waiver and emailing it to paterson@berkshirecc.edu  
    Description: PLYOGA is a 4 part fitness system that utilizes the centered and balanced principles of Yoga as an active recovery for a segmented class in Plyometric interval movements. Starting with a ballistic warm-up, transitioning into our interval segment, getting briefly CRAZY in our 3rd segment, and then yoga perfection! You will use every movement and core plane evenly in PLYOGA.

     PLYOGA Mashup Bootcamp - Saturday 8:00am

    Instructor: Aimee Sinopoli of Cutting Edge Fitness
    Length: 50 minutes
    Class Link will be emailed after completing this Waiver and emailing it to paterson@berkshirecc.edu  

  • Open Recreation

    Open Recreation offerings will be update once Paterson Recreation is able to re-open, but below are the programs that were offered prior to the COVID-19 closure.

    Open Recreation are activities that are free and open to all on a first come, first serve basis. We would love to see you drop in!

    Martial Arts Club
    Open Recreation Pickleball - led by Pat Mele
    Open Recreation Badminton
  • Tennis Complex

    Both adult and youth courts are currently closed for the winter, the courts will reopen once the weather permits.

    In recognition of his leadership and love of the game, the tennis facilities at BCC were dedicated in honor of the college's 6th president, Dr. Paul E. Raverta. The complex boasts three standard adult courts and two "10 and Under" courts for children.

    The Paul E. Raverta Tennis Complex, which is open to the public, was made possible by the Berkshire Bank Foundation, Berkshire Bank Foundation—Legacy Region, Petricca Industries, USTA Western Mass, USTA New England, and USTA National.

Health/Fitness Requirement for Students

In these extraordinary times, we have made the difficult decision to waive Forum and the Heath Fitness requirements for students graduating through Spring 2021.