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Paterson Field House

Vaccine clinics have concluded at Paterson Fieldhouse.

Paterson Fieldhouse parking lot will be closed on Saturday, June 26th.  Tennis Courts will remain open, however users will need to park in the BCC lot north of West Street.

The Paterson Recreation Complex is CLOSED until at least September 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 Hike
Father Loop at Alford Spring, Great Barrington
Monday, July 19th at 4:30pm
Email paterson@berkshirecc.edu to RSVP or for more information 

BCC PTA Program 10 Minute Movement Breaks

The second year students of the BCC PTA program have developed two videos to help our community move and stay healthy during the day. Check them out and remember to give yourself a break in the day!

 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

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  • Adventure Program

    Adventure hikes its way through Summer 2021. 
    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 - Summer 2021

    Wednesday, August 11th 4:30pm - Kayak Trip at Cheshire Reservoir
    Email paterson@berkshirecc.edu for more details

    August 14th 9:00am - Kayak Trip at Cheshire Reservoir
    Email paterson@berkshirecc.edu for more details 

    WELCOME WEEK
    Saturday, September 11th 9:30am - Bouldering (like Rock Climbing) at Central Rock Gym
    Email paterson@berkshirecc.edu for more details

    Sunday, September 19th 8:15am - Zip Lining at Zoar Outdoor
    Email paterson@berkshirecc.edu for more details

    Adventure Hiking Series - Summer 2021

    Email paterson@berkshirecc.edu for more details

    Friday, June 18th 10:00am - Spruce Hill Trail at Hoosac Range, North Adams

    Monday, July 19th 4:30pm - Father Loop at Alford Spring, Great Barrington

    Wednesday, July 28th 4:30pm - Brother's Trail at Yukon Ridge, Lenox

    Saturday, July 31st 9:00am - Brother's Trail at Yukon Ridge, Lenox

     

  • 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
    Summer 2021 Fitness
    Running Group June 2nd-August 25th

    Wednesday Noon-1:00pm
    Group will run between three to six miles each week somewhere between a 8:00 minute/mile to 9:30 minute/mile pace depending on the group's ability. 
    Each week we will meet at a new Pittsfield location.
    June 2nd - Meet a Brattle Brook Park 
    *Please note there will be NO RUNNING GROUP on June 30th or July 7th. 

    Stretch and Core

    Thursday Noon-12:30pm
    Instructor: Daryl Shreve
    Hop on Zoom for a quick thirty minute work out.  We'll get the blood moving with a brief warm-up, do a few plank exercises to strengthen our core, and close with a few nice stretches. 
    https://zoom.us/j/96382266788  
    *Please note there will be NO STRETCH AND CORE on July 1st or July 8th.

    Online Yoga 

    There are no current live offerings for Yoga this summer, but please check out these recordings of a couple of our Spring classes.

    Link to recording of the March 29th yoga class.

    Link to the recording of the April 19th yoga class.

    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

  • 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

    Paterson Fieldhouse parking lot will be closed on Saturday, June 26th.  Tennis Courts will remain open, however users will need to park in the BCC lot north of West Street.

    The Paul E. Raverta Tennis Complex is open. 

    Courts will be open from 6:00am until dusk each day.

    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.