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Fitness Centers

*Due to Covid-19, temporary changes have been made to our fitness center operations. Please visit our Covid-19 Updates website for the most current rules & procedures.


Summer 2021 Hours:

University Fitness Center will be closed from Friday, May 14th – Sunday, June 6th. Our Summer hours will officially start on Monday, June 7th- Sunday, August 22nd. 

Our Summer hours of operation will be: Monday- Thursday 7AM-7PM for the Davis Center only. We will be closed on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

There are five fitness centers on campus for use by Villanova students, faculty and staff. The fitness centers are located:

  • on the 3rd floor of the Davis Center for Athletics and Fitness (Main Campus)
  • in the basement of Stanford Hall (South Campus)
  • in the basement of Farley Hall (West Campus)
  • on the 1st floor of Arch Hall (Main Campus)
  • on the 1st floor of Canon Hall (Main Campus)

Please note: Users must have a valid University issued ID in order to enter the Fitness Centers.

Individuals who have access to the Fitness Centers include:

  • Current Students
  • Current faculty and staff members
  • Retirees of the University


Friends of Villanova Hours for the Davis Center

- Monday-Thursday, 7-11am and 8pm-midnight

- Fridays, 7-11am

- Saturdays, 10am-6pm

- Sundays, 10am-midnight

*No restrictions during holiday breaks or finals week. 

*FOV access to the Davis Fitness Center, Jake Nevin Fieldhouse, Villanova Stadium, and Pavilion Pool only. For the safety and security of our students, the University does not give Friends of Villanova access into residence halls and therefore Stanford, Farley, Arch and Cannon fitness center locations will not be available to Friends of Villanova.


Contact Us

Contact us

For information on Fitness Centers, Intramural & Club Sports please contact:

Fitness and Recreation

Gina Palermo
Coordinator of Fitness and Recreation
Office: (610) 519-6561

Club Sports

Ashley Montecchio Vero
Coordinator of Club Sports and Recreation
Office: (610) 519-6387

Aquatics and Intramurals

Michael Hay
Aquatics, Intramural, and Recreation Coordinator
Office: (610) 519-6573

Director of Recreation

Lisa Harris
Associate Athletics Director, Recreation
Office: (610) 519-6560


Office of Intramurals & Recreation
Located on the 3rd Floor of the Davis Center for Athletics and Fitness

Farley Fitness Center: 610-519-7871 

Stanford Fitness Center: 610-519-7734

Davis Center: 610-519-3539

Arch Hall: 610-519-4658

Canon Hall: 610-519-4659

Mailing Address:
800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085
Fax: 610-519-3538

Partner of Villanova Recreation