Athletics Facilities

For a complete listing of student-athlete resources, please select this link for the Student-Athlete Resource Guide (SARG) and other important resources:

For Athletics Complex Information call extension 5250

Who May Use Facilities:
Only Middlebury College students, faculty, staff, and alumni ID card holders may use the athletic facilities.  Middlebury College Courtesy Card holders may only use the athletic facilities (no guests). Guests may accompany ID card holders on a one-on-one basis only.

Children, age 15 and younger, of faculty and staff must be accompanied and supervised by an ID card holder and may use the facility during off-peak times only. (Peak times are Monday-Friday, 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) Children of faculty and staff age 16 and older may use the facility during off-peak times by showing their parent's College ID and proof of their own identity to the monitor at the front desk. They may not bring guests.

When classes are in session, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, the use of the facilities is for Middlebury College students, faculty, and staff ID card holders only. No alumni, guests, or faculty/staff children may use the facilities during these hours.

Peterson Family Athletics Complex
Nelson Recreation Center, Pepin Gymnasium, Squash Center, Fitness Center, and the Natatorium

Note:  Construction on the field house will continue through the fall of 2014 and will likely be completed in late January 2015.  Entrances to the Peterson Family Athletic Complex and other facilities will change when the new facility opens in January.

General hours of operation when College is in session are available on-line at

Specific weekly and daily schedules are posted weekly on the College's Web site and in each area. Facility use may be pre-empted for varsity team practices during fall/spring inclement weather. There are limited hours during College exam periods and recesses.

Chip Kenyon '85 Arena
Tentative availability of ice in the Arena: (Early October – Last day of class before Spring Break - Official hours to be posted in late September)

Parking: Parking at the Peterson Family Athletic Complex will be limited in 2014-15. Students are not allowed to park at the Athletics Complex.  Faculty and staff are encouraged to walk to the athletic facilities. There will be limited faculty, staff and guest parking in front of and behind Nelson Arena.  All students as well as faculty, staff and guests who are unable to find parking at the athletic facilities may park behind Mahaney Center for the Arts.

Entrance to Facilities: During construction, enter indoor athletics facilities through the rear door located near the Fitness Center (signs will direct you to the proper door.)

Monitors: Student and adult monitors supervise the use of the facilities. They have been instructed not to admit anyone without an ID card except a guest accompanying an ID card holder or an official guest of the College. Please report any problems to the monitors and cooperate with their requests.

Court Reservations: Only students, faculty, and staff with active MiddCards may reserve Fletcher tennis and squash courts. These reservations may be made in person or by telephone through the monitor at the front desk at ext. 5250. Reservations may not be made more than 24 hours in advance. Your ID card number and the name of your partner(s) must be given to the receptionist.

Locker and Equipment Issue: Locks and lockers are available to students (no fee), faculty, and staff (a fee of $10 per academic year) at the equipment room located in the lower level of Kenyon Arena. Open: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location of Additional Athletics Facilities

  • Outdoor tennis courts, south of Proctor Hall
  • Dragone Track, Kohn Field (All-weather field), South Street Soccer field (All-weather soccer field), Youngman Field at Alumni Stadium (All-weather field)
  • Platform Tennis Courts, behind Nelson Recreation Center
  • Lang playing fields, located east of Alumni Stadium
  • Baseball (Forbes Field) and softball diamonds, across South Street adjacent to Porter Hospital
  • Ralph Myhre Golf Course, route 30, adjacent to Kirk Alumni Center
  • John "Red" Kelly Cross-Country Trail, circling the golf course
  • Middlebury College Snow Bowl, Route 125, near Bread Loaf Campus
  • Carroll and Jane Rikert Ski Touring Center, Bread Loaf Campus

Anyone found abusing or using the facilities without authorization will be restricted from further use of the facilities.