Hemenway News Update

See below for some recent news from Hemenway and the Athletic Department. Also note the upcoming online reservation system for Hemenway squash courts, an initiative the Student Government is proud to have brought you in conjunction with the HLS Squash Club!


  • Blodgett Pool will be closed for recreational swim on  Saturday, October 24th. It will be open Sunday, October 25th from 12-6pm.
  • Please contact George at macmast@fas.harvard.edu with any questions.
  • The Murr Center will be closed on Saturday, October 24th for the home football game.
  • For current facility hours and special closings for October & November please go to http://recreation.gocrimson.com/recreation/hours
  • SQUASH RESERVATIONS: In the beginning of November we are implementing a new online reservation system for squash at Hemenway Gymnasium. Additional information about the new system will be available soon.


  • Fall Group Exercise Classes are now in session at the MAC and Hemenway Gymnasium. Both schedules are now available online at http://recreation.gocrimson.com/fitness/schedules
    • Please note the following dates when GX classes will not be held in November:

      • MAC: No classes Wednesday, 11/11 or Wednesday 11/25-Sunday 11/29.
      • HEMENWAY: No classes Wednesday, 11/11 or Thursday, 11/26-Sunday, 11/29.
      • HEMENWAY: On Wednesday, 11/25 only morning classes including 7:00 IC, 7:15am Mat Pilates & 8:30am Vinyasa Yoga will be held at Hemenway. All GX classes beginning after 11:00am are canceled.

  • Thriller Dance Workshop: Have you always wanted to learn the famous dance moves from Michael Jackson’s Thriller Video?
    Join in the fun on Wednesday, October 28th in the MAC Mezzanine from 4:30-5:25pm.  Please register at the front desk of the MAC or Hemenway  by Wednesday, October 28th. Space is limited so sign up early! There is a $5.00 registration fee per person. Please contact Cristina Hoff at hemfit@fas.harvard.edu with any additional questions.
  • Strength Training Orientations: Looking for an efficient workout? Sign up for a Strength Training Orientation! A Personal Trainer will lead each 45-minute group session will teach you how to use the weight machines in the express circuit, along with basic use of cardio machines. Each participant will receive a strength worksheet. There is a $5.00 fee for the orientation and pre-registration is required. Sign up at the front desk at least 24 hours in advance. Orientations with less than 3 participants enrolled with be canceled due to low enrollment.
  • Upcoming Strength Training Orientations at Hemenway
  • Wednesday, November 4th: 12:00-12:45pm
  • Tuesday, Novembr 10th 5:30-6:15pm
    Please contact Kerry Smith at ptrainer@fas.harvard.edu with any questions.
    Upcoming Strength Training Orientations at the MAC
  • Wednesday, November 4th 5:00-5:45pm
  • Tuesday, November 10th 12:30-1:15pm
  • Please contact Kate Doherty at fitness@fas.harvard.edu with any questions.
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1 Comment

  1. Jessica

    November 4, 2009 @ 4:20 pm


    I am upset that the gym closes early on Friday and Saturday. I want to go work out at 10 PM and the gym is closed early. Can you guys tell the school to open the gym up later again? Thanks.

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