Hours are subject to change based on College holidays, breaks, or athletic and special events. 


Dow Center Spring Break Hours 


The Dow Weight Room will be closed from 3/6 - 3/11 for flooring installation. The Washington Gardner Fitness Center is open to Albion College students, faculty and staff Monday - Friday from 10:00am - 7:00pm.

Saturday, 3/3 & Sunday, 3/4 

12:00pm - 4:00pm

Monday, 3/5 - Friday 3/9

10:00am - 7:00pm

Saturday, 3/10

12:00pm - 4:00pm 

Sunday, 3/11

6:00pm - 12:00am


The pool is closed for the break.

Normal hours resume on Monday, 3/12.

Attention New Hours of Operation for the Dow Center, effective Monday, February 26.


Dow Recreation and Wellness Center

Monday - Thursday 6:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Friday 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 p.m - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Ungrodt Tennis Center

Monday - Thursday 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Dean Aquatic Center

Monday - Friday (Afternoon) 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday (Evenings) 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.


The boathouse will be open if the temperature is above 60 degrees but can be closed due to the weather. It will close for the season on October 15. 

Day Hours
Friday 3:00 - 6:00pm
Saturday 12:00 - 4:00pm
Sunday 12:00 - 4:00pm


Cardio Room

Dow Cardio RoomA cardiovascular fitness room was added to the Dow Recreation and Wellness Center in 2009. The room houses exercise bikes, elliptical trainers, treadmills, and StairMaster machines.

Three wall-mounted televisions are available for bike and elliptical users and each treadmill has a TV mounted above its display panel. Windows giving users a view of campus and of the activity in the Dow brighten the space.

Additional cardiovascular equipment is available on the second level of the Ungrodt Tennis Center

Reserve Facilities

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Weight Room Rules and Regulations

The following guidelines should be honored at all times in the weight room:

  • You must be 16 years of age to use this room or be under the direct supervision of an adult.
  • Proper exercise attire (shirt and shorts) and athletic shoes required.
  • No food or drink allowed in the weight room (a plastic water bottle with a lid is acceptable).
  • Always remove weights from bars and return all weights to proper racks, return additional machine weights and bench/incline pins to standard position.
  • When using the free weights, always use spotters.
  • Do not drop bars or lean plates against equipment.
  • Do not alter or abuse machines and free weight area with reckless technique or improper use.
  • Do not lean against or put your hands on the mirrors.
  • Horseplay or unsafe activity is not acceptable behavior in the weight room.
  • No tobacco products allowed in the weight room.
  • This is a classroom for physical education during the academic year; the weight room will be closed during class time.
  • We encourage you bring your own towel to wipe the machines after use; we will not provide towels for personal use. The machines will be cleaned daily by Dow Center personnel.
  • See the Dow Center personnel for stereo station change.
  • Volume level of the stereo has been determined by the manufacturer and will not be increased to protect the function of the speakers.
  • Personal CD players and Walkmans are encouraged; any larger devices will not be permissible.
  • The use of profanity will not be tolerated.
  • Do not prop open doors to the weight room.

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