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Recreational Sports

Give Yourself a Sporting Chance

When studying at NYIT, remember there’s more to college life than textbooks, classrooms, and exams. Try playing on an intramural sports team or getting a good workout at our new fitness center. NYIT-Long Island’s (Old Westbury) recreational activities offer great ways to:

  • keep in shape
  • relieve stress
  • improve brain function
  • boost your energy
  • make new friends

Join the Team!

You don’t have to be a star athlete to join one of NYIT-Long Island’s (Old Westbury) many recreational sports teams. Our co-ed teams include:

  • 5 on 5 basketball
  • Bubble soccer
  • Dodgeball
  • Flag football
  • Kickball
  • Volleyball

Recreation Room

Stop by the Recreation Room on the second floor of the Student Activity Center to shoot pool or play ping pong—or just hang out and watch TV with friends on campus. Remember to bring your student ID to access the equipment. The recreation room is open daily from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Work Out on Your Own

NYIT Fitness Center

Our new Fitness Center is open to all students, faculty, and staff members. Work out on state-of-the-art exercise gear, take yoga classes, or play a few games of basketball. Equipment includes:

  • elliptical machines
  • jump ropes
  • LifeFitness treadmills
  • spin bikes
  • stability balls
  • Stairmaster
  • stationary upright and seated bikes
  • weight-lifting circuit training machines

Fitness Center Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday – Sunday: Closed

Fitness Center Summer Hours:
June 4 through August 23, 2018:

  • Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed
  • Closed on Monday, June 11
  • Closed on Wednesday, July 4

August 24 through September 4, 2018: Closed


Gymnasium Hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – noon (except during team practices)
  • Saturday – Sunday: Closed

Gymnasium Summer Hours:
June 4 through August 12, 2018:

  • Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed
  • Closed on Wednesday, July 4

August 13 through September 4, 2018: Closed


Recreation Room Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Tuesday rec room is closed from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. and reopens at 2 p.m.)
  • Friday – Sunday: Closed

Recreation Room Summer Hours:
June 4 through September 4, 2018: Closed

New York Sports Clubs

For $20 per month, New York Sports Clubs offers access to fitness centers that offer many services, including:

  • spin classes, yoga, and Zumba
  • state-of-the-art cardio equipment with personal TVs
  • free weight areas and extensive equipment
  • certified personal trainers
  • UXF Circuit and the UXF Training Zone programs
  • swimming pools and racquet courts
  • sauna, steam rooms, and lockers
  • babysitting services and children programs

Contact Us

Rob Isme
Recreational Supervisor
risme@nyit.edu
516.686.1209