Bartley FAQs

What is the BC?

BC is short for the Bartley Center and is used to refer to the David M. Bartley Center for Athletics and Recreation.

What does it cost to use the gym?

There is no cost for students enrolled in "credit courses" who present a validated HCC ID for use of the Bartley Center. However, the cost for others depends on how you are affiliated with the College. Alumni, non-credit students, college employees, visitors, and others of the general public all pay different rates.

Bartley Center Membership Fees 

How do I access the BC?

A valid HCC ID (or approved BC ID/document) is required to access the gym each semester including the summer session. Groups and visitors who have access must pay fee or have permission for use of the gym.

When is the gym open?

There are three indoor venues in the Bartley Center that are open at various times throughout the day. The Center is open at 6 a.m. Monday – Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday. Consult the weekly facilities schedule on the HCC website for a listing of times and events.

Where do I go to become a member?

Memberships may be purchased in the Account Services office in the Frost Building.

Do you have personal trainers?

We employ a staff of personal trainers that you may hire to help you with your exercise routine in conjunction with Community Services.

Where is the gym located?

The Main entrance to the BC is in the M-lot parking lot in the north end of the Campus.

Is there a fee for parking?

Parking is free. Stickers are required for students and staff to park.

Are children allowed in the gym?

Children under the age of 16 may use the gym in group activities with proper adult supervision. Children cannot access the Fitness and Wellness Room.

How may I obtain a copy of the weekly schedule?

The department posts weekly schedule on bulletin boards in the BC and around the campus.

How can I find out about Open Gym?

You may check the department's website, stop by the Bartley Center and pick up a Schedule, or call the Bartley Center at 413.552.2160.

What varsity sports are offered at Holyoke Community College?

A range of sports are offered at HCC for men and women. HCC sponsors the following sports: Baseball, Men's and Women's Basketball, Men's and Women's Golf, Men's and Women's Soccer, Men's and Women's Cross Country, Men's and Women's Track & Field, and Women's Volleyball. The best source of information on these sports is the HCC website.


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