Paterson Field House

The Paterson Recreation Complex is closed until January 2023. Reopening details will post November 2022.


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!

Phone: 413–236–1670

Running Club meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  
Complete the Running Club Interest Form for more information.

 Fitness and Athletics Calendar from Paterson Field House



Fieldhouse Availability Update

  • Paterson Recreation Complex including the Fitness Center and Gymnasium will be closed until January 2023.  
  • 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 Indoor Spaces are closed until January 2023.  However, the Gene Dellea Turf Field and the Paul E. Raverta Tennis Complex are available for rental. 

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  January 2023.





Services & Features

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  • 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. 


    Here are a few of the Trips from 2021-2022

    Email for more details

    • Central Rock Gym Bouldering Trip
    • Cheshire Lake Kayaking Trip
    • Jiminy Peak Ski & Snowboard Trip
    • Monument Mountain Hike
    • Snowshoeing on the BCC Campus
    • Zoar Outdoor White Water Rafting Trip
    • Zoar Outdoor Ziplining Trip
  • 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 & Fitness Classes

    Fall 2022 Running Series

    We are excited to have a Fall Running Series in 2022.  We will meet once weekly for a moderate two to five mile run.  Runners are encouraged to go at their own pace.  We are highlighting three races we hope students (and faculty/staff) in our running group join.  The goal of the running series is to get our the runners of BCC to know each other and create and encouraging community.  

    Dates and times of weekly runs is TBD.

    Highlighted Races for the Falling Running Series: 
    September 11th - Glen Meadows 5K/10K/15K – Adams, MA
    September 25th – Crossings 5K Challenge – Colonie, NY (52 minutes from BCC)
    October 15th – Harvest Run 5K – BCC 
    *Runners are responsible for their own travel and race fees.  If you need assistance with either of these contact Paterson, at 

  • 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

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

    Berkshire Mountain Pickleball has two of the courts reserved 9:00am-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.

    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 2023.