Home of the oldest athletic department in the nation, Amherst College offers a wide range of fitness and wellness options for our entire community—from fitness classes to indoor and outdoor athletic facilities across campus, we provide opportunities for all students, faculty and staff to stay active.

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Athletics Main Site

One of the nation’s premier athletic programs, Amherst has 27 intercollegiate sports teams and several club athletic teams, as well as state-of-the art facilities for our entire community. Learn more at our official athletics website.

Fitness & Wellness

People working out outside Fitness and wellness opportunities are limited as we practice social distancing and promote outdoor activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. In-person outdoor Wellness Classes were offered during the fall of 2020 for Amherst College students, requiring sign-up and limiting class sizes to 9 participants. Recreational fitness opportunities are available based on facility hours and season.

Further information will be posted here for the spring 2021 semester and beyond. Also check the additional links below for further information on the Amherst Athletics site.

Outdoor Fitness Classes

Stay Fit with Coach Boyko Blog


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Wolff Fitness Center

The two-level, fully air-conditioned facility is complete with a full range of cardiovascular, strenght and free weight equipment. Visit the link below to learn more about steps we're taking to make the facility safe during COVID 19.

Contact Information

Join the Amherst Athletics Email List

A great way to keep up with your favorite Amherst teams is to join our email list. Let us know which team(s) you are interested in (please specify "men's" or "women's"), and we’ll email you press releases, game previews and feature stories as soon as they are posted to our Website.


To unsubscribe, simply send an email and let us know which lists you would like to be removed from.

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