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Paterson Field House

The Paterson Recreation Complex is closed until June 1, 2022. Reopening details will post May 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

Next Big Thing

Saturday, December 11th 1:00pm
BCC Club Basketball at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 Fitness and Athletics Calendar from Paterson Field House

Fieldhouse Availability Update

  • Paterson Recreation Complex including the Fitness Center and Gymnasium will be closed until June 1, 2022.  
  • 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 June 2022.  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  June 1, 2022.





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. 

    Monday, December 13th 3:00pm-10:00pm - Jiminy Peak Twilight Ski & Snowboard
    First 25 students to register are FREE
    To register please sign up here

    Saturday, September 11th 10:45am - Bouldering (like Rock Climbing) at Central Rock Gym
    Email for more details

    Sunday, September 19th 8:15am - Zip Lining at Zoar Outdoor
    Email for more details

    Adventure Hiking Series - Fall 2021

    Email for more details

    Tuesday, September 14th Noon - BCC Campus Hike

    Friday, September 24th Noon - BCC Campus Hike
    *POSTPONED until Friday, October 1st at 1:45pm

    Monday, September 27th Noon - Monument Mountain Hike, Great Barrington, MA
    *Those needing a ride from BCC should meet at 11:15am

    Monday, October 18th 3:30pm - The Cobbles, Cheshire, MA
    *Those needing a ride from BCC should meet at 2:50pm


  • 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
    Fall 2021 Fitness
    Berkshire Fitness & Wellness Partnership

    Paterson Recreation has partnered with Berkshire Fitness & Wellness to offer 40+ FREE online fitness classes to the BCC Community each week.  To receive a link to the classes all you must do is submit the Berkshire Fitness & Wellness waiver.  

    Here is the complete class schedule.  

    Email to receive the waiver.

    Disclaimer: Participation in this 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

  • 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.