2015-16 catalog

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The Bern Schwartz Fitness and Athletic Center

The Bern Schwartz Fitness and Athletic Center has quickly become the place to be since reopening in September 2010. The new 11,500 sq. ft. fitness center boasts over 50 pieces of cardio equipment, 15 selectorized weight machines and a multi-purpose room housing everything from a broad offerings of physical education classes, Bryn Mawr Fit Club classes and strength and conditioning sessions for student athletes. The fitness center has over 100 different workout options, free weights, indoor cycling bicycles, ergs, and cardiovascular and strength training machines.

The Class of 1958 Gymnasium is home to the College’s intercollegiate badminton, basketball and volleyball programs and hosts two regulation sized basketball and volleyball courts. In addition, the building includes a state-of-the art eight lane swimming pool, athletic training room, locker rooms, a conference smart room and the Department of Athletics & Physical Education offices. The fitness center is located on the second floor directly up the circular staircase as you enter the Bern Schwartz Fitness and Athletic Center. For more information please consult www.brynmawr.edu/athletics/facilities/.

The outdoor athletics and recreation facilities includes; Applebee Field, Shillingford Field, seven tennis courts, a recreational and club sport field at the Graduate School of Social Work, and an outdoor track and field practice area. The Applebee Field named for Constance M. K. Applebee, the first director of physical education at the College and credited for bringing field hockey to the United States, was renovated in August 2012. The field was converted from natural grass to a synthetic field, and expanded to meet NCAA requirements for lacrosse, soccer and field hockey.