Varsity basketball court with bleachers open

Pool at  Paulson Center

Stairs down to lower atheltic facilities

The Paulson Center has two levels dedicated to sports and recreation, which include a pool, a four-court basketball area with seating, cardio and weightlifting equipment, martial arts rooms and squash courts.

Please note: the Jogging Track and Stretching Area will be opening soon.

NYU Athletics, Intramurals, and Recreation

NYU Athletics, Intramurals, and Recreation fosters an important and integral part of the NYU experience. Our NCAA Division III varsity teams, club sports, intramurals, and recreational programs meet the needs of our diverse community and help develop attributes of leadership, initiative, and a passion for working cooperatively.


  • Students currently enrolled or living in NYU Housing: Free
  • Employees, Alumni, Friends of NYU, and Family: Purchase membership

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Fall Hours:

August 28–December 15

Mon–Fri: 6:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
Sat: 8:00 a.m.– 8:00 p.m.
Sun: 8:00 a.m.– 10:00 p.m.

Pool-specific Hours:


 6:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m.
 4:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m.
 6:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m.
 8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m.
Sun:  8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Full list of athletics facility hours »




Recommended Access:
Enter at the corner of Bleecker St. and Greene St. (NW corner) and check in before entering the facilities.