Mountaineer Field House

The Campus Recreation department and the Mountaineer Field House aim to inspire fitness, wellness, overall student development and commitment to excellence by providing high quality athletic, educational and recreational opportunities for the Western State Colorado University community. The 65,000-square-foot Field House is LEED-Gold certified. As a student-fee-financed facility, we welcome all student use, including but not limited to academic classes, Club Sports, Intramural Sports, Mountain Sports, NCAA Sports and open recreation time. We are also open to the community and alumni as a whole!

Academic Year Facility Hours

Monday - Thursday     6:00am - 10:00pm

​ Friday                          6:00am - 9:00pm

 Saturday - Sunday      12:00pm - 9:00pm

*Climbing Wall Hours are separate from Facility hours. Please check our Climbing Wall page

 Summer 2016 Facility Hours

Monday - Friday     6:00am - 7:00pm

             Saturday - Sunday   12:00pm - 4:00pm           

*Climbing Wall Hours are separate from Facility hours. Please check our Climbing Wall page                   

Important Summer Dates and Closures

May 6        Spring Semester Group Exercise Classes End

May 9-11  CLOSED (MFH Deep Clean)

May 30  CLOSED (Memorial Day)

May 31      Summer Group Exercise Classes Begin

July 1-5      CLOSED (Independence Day)


The Mountaineer Field House offers the following departments, programs and amenities:

• Athletic Strength and Conditioning Room
• Athletic Training Room
• Batting Cage and Golf Cage
• Climbing Wall and Bouldering Wall
• Club Sports
• Fitness Center
• High Altitude Performance Lab (HAP Lab) and new RESS classroom
• Indoor, 200-meter Track
• In-ground Trampoline and Foam Pit
• Intramural Sports
• Mountain Sports
• Multipurpose courts (3) for basketball, volleyball, pickle ball and more
• New Athletic office suite, housing football, track, cross-country, women’s soccer and diving
• Throwing cage and jump pit for field events