Sports Center



The Sports Center will undergo a major remodel starting May 2016. Many areas around the Sports Center will be closed for multiple weeks and possible full facilty closures are immenent. Please check this document for weekly updates on construction status and projected time line.


Watzek Sports Center is the hub for athletics and fitness activity at Reed.

The center is open to all students, faculty, staff, and alumni and includes the following amenities:

  • two gyms
  • an indoor pool
  • squash and racquetball courts
  • a weight room
  • a martial arts room
  • dance studio
  • locker rooms with saunas

Towel service is provided and equipment such as squash racquets and basketballs can be checked out at the cage. Lockers, baskets, and locks are available for use and rental; inquire at the cage for rates.

Outdoor facilities include

  • tennis courts
  • basketball courts
  • a walking/jogging trail
  • fields for soccer, rugby, Ultimate Frisbee, baseball, and softball

*Sports Field usage is reserved for Reed College Athletics, Fitness and Outdoor Programs. The Director/Assistant Director of Athletics, Fitness and Outdoor Programs must authorize all other use of these facilities.

*All physical education classes are for currently enrolled students and have priority use of the facility. Current faculty, staff members, alumni and guests are not allowed to participate in Physical Education classes

Contact Athletics, Fitness, &
Outdoor Programs

Sports Center “Cage”

Michael Lombardo

Will Symms
Assistant Director

Todd McCormack
Administrative Assistant

Pool hours

Mon–Fri Mornings 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Mon–Thur Eve 4 p.m–9 p.m.

Friday Eve 4 p.m–8:45 p.m.

Saturday 11 a.m.-5:45 p.m.

Sunday 12 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Call the cage for accurate hours: 503/777-7285

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

Sports Center hours

Mon-Thur 7 a.m.-10 p.m.

Friday 7 a.m.-9 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sunday 12 p.m.-6 p.m.