Payne Whitney Gym

We are happy to announce that Payne Whitney Gym will re-open, for in-residence graduate and undergraduate students, on Monday, February 15!

The hours of operation will be: 

Monday – Thursday, 8am - 1pm and 3pm - 9pm

Friday, 8am – 1pm and 3pm - 8pm

Saturday and Sunday 10am – 2pm.

*All hours of operation are subject to change.

The following areas of the gym will be open for use, by reservation only:

(New This Semester) Israel Fitness Center, weight Side: Maximum of 15 patrons per time slot.

Israel Fitness Center, cardio Side:  Maximum of 15 patrons per time slot. 

Third Floor Practice Pool:  Maximum of 10 swimmers per time slot. 1 swimmer per lane.

  • All time slots begin on the hour
  • Maximum of 45 minutes per workout
  • Patrons will not be allowed to combine weight and cardio workouts in the same time slot
  • All users must present their Yale ID at the lobby desk before entering

Special COVID Guidelines:  The following guidelines will be in effect at all times, while using the gym:

  • Social Distancing (6 feet) must be maintained at all times in all areas of the facility.
  • Face coverings must be worn at all times and can only be removed in pool area while swimming.
  • Members will be expected to follow all direction of staff members and signage, regarding proper usage and cleaning of equipment in fitness center, as well as observing proper traffic patterns and directional signage throughout all areas of the facility.
  • Anyone not following PWG guidelines will be asked to leave.

Reservations will go live Monday, February 8th at 9am. Please remember that only in-residence graduate and undergraduate students may reserve workout times. Visit to make a reservation.

We look forward to seeing you soon.


Team PWG