Open Gym

Open Gyms Available on First-Come, First Served Basis

We offer open gyms for basketball, pickleball, badminton, and volleyball. Fitness members enjoy free access to any scheduled open gym, age dependent. Open gym is first come, first serve and will close once capacities have been met. All open gym participants must have a fitness membership, an open gym membership, a 5 visit pass or purchase a daily pass. Adult 5 visit passes can be purchased online here.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Kristina McGrath at


Youth open gym

Ages 11-18

Adult volleyball open gym

Ages 18+

Pickleball open gym

Ages 14+

Middle school basketball open gym

Ages 11-14

High School basketball open gym

Ages 14-18

Family basketball open gym

Children of all ages, must be with a paying adult. 

Badminton open gym

Ages 14+

Adult basketball open gym

Ages 18+

*Proof of proper age is required.       


General Open Gym Guidelines

  1. All members, guests and visitors must check in at the Main Service Desk or with the Open Gym Attendant upon each arrival.
  2. All participants must present a membership ID card or a daily drop-in receipt before participating in open gym.
  3. Participants must meet specific open gym age requirements.  Proof of age may be requested.
  4. Open gym is available on a first come, first serve basis. Open gym will close once capacities have been met.
  5. Participants must wear appropriate exercise attire. A shirt must be worn at all times, gym shoes/athletic shoes are also required. The clothing must be for exercise purposes. Failure to dress properly will result in denial to participate.
  6. Except for capped water bottles, eating or drinking is prohibited in the gym.
  7. Please dispose of all trash in the proper receptacles.
  8. Participants should report any equipment malfunctions, personal injuries and specific concerns immediately to the staff member on duty.
  9. Participants may not slam dunk or touch the basketball rims.
  10. If assistance is needed with our equipment, please ask our staff. Participants may not attempt to alter basketball hoops or the heights of volleyball and badminton nets.
  11. Disrupting or interfering with the game of another participant is not allowed. Respect the rights of others by using courteous and appropriate behavior.
  12. Individuals or outside organizations are not permitted to hold team practices, one on one practices/coaching sessions, or conduct drills during open gym times. Coaching is prohibited.
  13. If there are players waiting to play, then the winning group will “stay” and the losing group will sit. Winning teams may not play more than 2 consecutive games. In the case that a team wins 2 consecutive games, 2 new teams will take the court.
  14. The Fort Hill Activity Center is not responsible for any lost or stolen items. We recommend using the hallway lockers to secure personal belongings.
  15. Profane language, arguing, and abuse of equipment is strictly prohibited.
  16. If any participant violates any rule or regulation they will be subject to the following procedure:
    • Verbal Warning - participant will be informed by the service staff of the violation
    • If a second warning is necessary, privileges may be revoked

Basketball Guidelines:

  • Games will be played to 11.
  • Each basket counts as 1.
  • Staff reserves the right to split full court games into half court games.
  • If players are waiting, winning teams may not play more than two consecutive games 

Volleyball Guidelines:

  • Games are rally score to 25.
  • A team must win by two.
  • If there are extra players, you must be willing to add players to your team.
  • If you have more than 6 on a team, player rotates in at service line.
  • If players are waiting, winning teams may not play more than two consecutive games

Badminton Guidelines:

  • Games are rally score to 21.
  • A team must win by two.
  • If players are waiting, winning teams may not play more than two consecutive games.

Pickleball Guidelines:

  • Games will be played to 11.
  • A team must win by two.
  • Players line up paddles to determine who has next game.
  • If players are waiting, winning teams may not play more than two consecutive games.

Open Gym Fees

(included with fitness memberships)
Resident Nonresident
Daily $5 $7.50
5 Visit Punch Card (Best Value)* $22.50 $33.75
Annual - Individual $150 $225
Annual - Senior/Student/Military $120 $180

*Expires 6 months after purchase

Senior Member

Must be a minimum of 60 years of age.

Student Member

Must be 7-23 years of age and provide proof of full-time student status.

Military Member

Must be an enlisted individual, in a branch of the armed forces who can provide proof of active status.

5 Visit Punch Passes will expire 6 months from the date of purchase.

Gymnastics Parent Tot Playtime: Fridays 12:00-1:00 pm

Experience the fun of the Fort Hill Activity Center's gymnastics room for one hour of unstructured gym time. Designed for children ages 2 through 6. Children must be accompanied and assisted by a guardian. Pre-registration required and closes at 11:00 am on the day of the playtime. Admission fee is charged per visit and can be purchased at the Customer Service desk at the Fort Hill Activity Center.

$8 Resident / $12 Nonresident

Gymnastics Family Open Gym 

Family Open Gym Saturdays from 2:30-4:00 pm.

Fort Hill Gymnastics Open Gym - Come experience the Fort Hill Gymnastics facility as a family!

Admission fee will be charged per visit. Instruction not provided during open gym. Parents and Guardians are free. Minimum child age 4 years old / Maximum child age 14.
Children ages 4 - 5 must be within arms reach of an adult in the gymnastics room.
Children ages 6 to 11 must have an adult in the Fort Hill Activity Center building during open gym.
Children under 11 must be walked to the gymnastics room and picked up from the gymnastics supervisor at the end of open gym.

Online waiver required

$10 Resident/ $14 Non-Resident