Paterson Field House | Pittsfield Gym

Welcome to Paterson, a Pittsfield gym, open to Berkshire Community College (BCC) students, employees and the Berkshire community.

Current Field House Hours of Operation:

  • Monday – Friday: 5:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Saturday – Sunday: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Pittsfield Gym and Field House

Paterson Recreation's mission is to enrich the experience of students at BCC 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 Field House 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 all users.

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Operational Hours

  • Monday – Friday: 5:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Saturday – Sunday: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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Open Gyms:

Note: Changes to hours of operation will be posted here as they are available.

  • Monday, September 4th - Labor Day 6:00am-6:00pm
  • Monday, October 9th - Indigenous People's Day 6:00am-6:00pm
  • Friday, November 10th - Veteran's Day (Observed) 6:00am-6:00pm
  • Thursday, November 23rd - Thanksgiving Day CLOSED
  • Friday, November 24th - Thanksgiving 6:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday, December 24th - Christmas Eve CLOSED
  • Monday , December 25th - Christmas CLOSED
  • Monday, January 1st - New Year's Day CLOSED

Membership and Rates

  • BCC Students, Faculty, Staff, and Professor Emerita: FREE!
  • Day Pass: $7
  • All members must be at least 16 years old
    • Members 16-18 years old must have parental consent waiver signed.
    • People under 16 years of age are permitted for pool use or as part of events.

Community Members

  • Monthly: $23
  • 3 Month: $64
  • 6 Month: $115
  • Annual: $230

BCC Alumni

  • Monthly: $18
  • 3 Month: $50
  • 6 Month: $90
  • Annual: $180

Military and First Responders*

  • Monthly: $18
  • 3 Month: $50
  • 6 Month: $90
  • Annual: $180


  • Monthly: $18
  • 3 Month: $50
  • 6 Month: $90
  • Annual: $180

*Military and First Responders just need to show an ID
**Seniors are 60+ years young

Membership Forms

Rentals and Reservations

All inquiries regarding rental of any of the Paterson Recreation Complex spaces should complete this form:


After completing the form a member of the Paterson Recreation team will reach out to you within one business day.

Rental spaces include:

  • Gene Dellea Turf Field
  • Paterson Field House Basketball Court
  • Grass Soccer Fields
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Tennis Courts

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

Services and Features

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  • BCC Strength and Conditioning (S&C) Program

    The BCC S&C program provides high school athletes the opportunity to engage in a positive summer activity, with the goal of making them more successful in their sport, development, work ethic, and training knowledge. The S&C program will also familiarize students with the BCC campus. There is no cost for this program. (Athletes must provide their own transportation.)

    S&C Coach Bio:

    Michael Carnevale is the Fitness Center Coordinator at Berkshire Community College. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from Westfield State University and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He has published and presented research at the American College of Sports Medicine World Conference in Denver Colorado (2017).

    Michael has experience leading strength and conditioning programs with high school, college, and professional athletes. He also spent three years working at Williamstown Physical Therapy working with both general population and Williams College athletes.

    Michael played baseball for Pittsfield High and joined the Under Armour national team at the Pittsburgh Pirates Spring training facility.


    • 2 days a week, July 6 – Aug. 24
      • Tuesdays 10 a.m. – noon
      • Thursdays 10 a.m. – noon
    • Day 1 Focus:
      • Speed, Agility, Combine Training
    • Day 2 Focus:
      • Strength, Power
    • Athletes must provide their own transportation. Only students under the age of 16 are permitted in the Paterson Recreation Facility for the S&C Program. Athletes 16+ who would like to use the facility at other hours may purchase a monthly membership for $18.

    Program Registration Form

  • Adventure Program

    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.

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  • Tennis Complex

    The Paul E. Raverta Tennis Complex is open from dawn until dusk each day.

    Berkshire Mountain Pickleball has two of the courts reserved 9 am-Noon on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

    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. Two of the adult tennis courts are lined for pickleball as well.

    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.

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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 2023.

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