Joseph L. Alioto Recreation Center

The Joseph L. Alioto Recreation center is a key component of the campus, striving to create an inclusive environment that engages all students. All SMC students who are currently enrolled in class have access to the facility, and it only takes a few minutes to register- Simply visit the front desk to learn more!

NOTICE: Autobelays are currently out for the annual safety inspection.  They will return soon.

Hours of Operation

Jan Term Jan 6 - 31, 2020

Mon - Thur | 6:00am - 10:00pm

Fri | 6:00am - 8:00pm

Sat & Sun | 10:00am - 8:00pm

Limited hours Jan 20 | 10:00am - 10:00pm

*Pool closed weekends during winter months | Jan & Feb

Spring Break Feb 1 - 9, 2020

Feb 1, 2, 8th & 9th| 10:00am- 6:00pm

Feb 3 - 7 | 7:00am - 7:00pm


Spring Semester: Feb 10 - May 17, 2020

Mon - Thur | 6:00am - 11:00pm

*Pool Closed at 9:00pm

Fri | 6:00am - 8:00pm

*Pool Closed at 8:00pm

Sat & Sun | 10:00am - 8:00pm

*Pool Closed on weekends until March 1st & reopens on weekends starting March 7th, 2020. 10am -8pm


Now offering Personal Training for SMC Students

Click here to view more information.


Incoming SMC Students

Sign your waiver now.  Don't wait until you arrive to campus. Use your SMC credentials to log in and fill out this waiver online. 

Under the age of 18?

Make sure to have your parent or guardian sign your paper waiver and send to Jay:

Fall Semester: Sept 3 - Oct 23, 2019

Mon - Thur 6:00am - 11:00pm

Fri 6:00am - 10:00pm

Sat & Sun 10:00am - 10:00pm

*Pool Closed Daily at 9pm


SMC Faculty & Staff Memberships

Current SMC Faculty and Staff have the opportunity to opt into a payroll deduction for a membership to the Joseph L. Alioto Recreation Center for $20/month ($10 per pay period). Visit Human Resources office with this form and fill out your facility waiver here. SMC ID card required to enter the facility.  

SMC Volunteers & Adjunct Faculty must aquire authorization code from HR in order to purchase though online portal.

Affiliate Memberships 

Affiliate Memberships for the Fall Semester now available.  Please visit this site for the most updated information.

Locker Rentals

Lockers are now available for rent on a yearly or semsesterly basis for current SMC Students, Faculty & Staff. Please click here to find all of the information!

Recreation Services

  • 60,000-square-foot recreation facility
  • 13,800-square-foot fitness area with state-of-the-art equipment
  • Double gymnasium and single gymnasium (basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer and badminton)
  • Functional Training room
  • Group exercise room
  • Spin room
  • Swimming pool
  • Hydrotherapy spa
  • Day-use locker room (designated locker rooms for staff and faculty)
  • Climbing wall
  • Central location of club sports and intramural sports

Joseph L. Alioto Recreation Center Policies & Procedures

Email us if you have any questions:

The recreation center that gives Saint Mary's College students a place to exercise and hang out has opened its doors (READ MORE). A pool, climbing wall, three indoor courts for basketball, soccer and volleyball, a fitness center, and rooms for yoga, dance and spinning classes the new recreation center has plenty to offer for its college community. From providing more than 150 on-campus student jobsto a myriad of ways to exercise and gather, the Center has something for everyone.

NOTICE: Aquatic area policies have been updated.  All facility policies can be found here. Swim attire policy will be stricly enforced and all samples of approved attire can be found here. 

Facility Rentals: If you are interested in renting a part of the facility, please fill out this form.



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