Physical Education

Division of Student Services

Aubrey R. Watzek Sports Center Facilities

weightlifting image The emphasis of sports programs at Reed lies in encouraging students to become participants rather than spectators. The Watzek Sports Center houses two gyms, an indoor pool, squash and racquetball courts, locker rooms with saunas, a weight room, a martial arts room, and a dance studio.

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Usage of Sports Facilities

The Reed College Sports Center and all facilities including athletic fields, tennis courts and basketball courts can be utilized by alumni, current staff, faculty and students and other individuals that have received prior authorization from the Director of Physical Education and Athletics.  Other general public access and usage to the center and these facilities is not allowed.

Other sports facilities include tennis courts, a trail for jogging and walking, and fields for soccer, rugby, ultimate frisbee, and softball. The college owns a ski cabin on Mt. Hood and river kayaks, sea kayaks, canoes, and other technical gear, with six vans to transport students to college events. Students can check out outdoor recreation equipment at the Outdoor Co-op.

Contact Physical Education

Sports Center "Cage"

Michael Lombardo


Will Symms

Assistant Director

Todd McCormack

Administrative Assistant

Pool hours

Call the Cage for Accurate Hours 503/777-7285

*Pool hours may vary depending on Lifeguard availability and unforeseen circumstances. 

Sports Center Hours During Academic Sessions (Sept-April)

Monday-Thursday 7am-10pm

Friday 7am-9pm

Saturday 10am-6pm

Sunday 12pm-6pm

*Hours may vary during fall/winter/spring breaks