Hours, Rates & Membership

OEC Brochure

Download the brochure for membership application and information.


Membership includes unlimited daily use of the Outdoor Center and rental privileges. 

Season Pass Rates 2019 (June 14 through Sept 2)

  Individual family*
Yale Student $80 $130
Yale Affiliate $120 $180

*parents and dependent children only

Memberships may be purchased at the OEC Office (Room 521, Payne Whitney Gym) or by mailing this application to: 

Yale Outdoor Center 

PO Box 208216

New Haven, CT 06520

Day Use Fees (Now accepting credit/debit cards at the Center!)

Persons age 6 and older                     $10
Children age 5 and under                 Free

(New July 2018: Debit/credit cards accepted at OEC East Lyme! Cash/checks also accepted.) 



Grounds Open Daily: 

9:30 a.m. - Sunset (5:30 p.m. Sun) Except Monday

Monday: 1:00 p.m. - Sunset

Waterfront Hours: 

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Except Monday

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (5:30 p.m. weekends) 

Monday: 1:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m.