Vincent T. Lombardi Memorial Center
TBA, Assistant Athletic Director/Facilities and Event Management
Lombardi Center Director
Completed in 1976, the Vincent T. Lombardi Memorial Center is a multifaceted athletic complex serving the Fordham University community. It is located adjacent to the Rose Hill Gymnasium and McGinley Center. The entrance is a memorial exhibit of Fordham alumnus Vincent T. Lombardi and the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame members.
The following facilities are found within the Lombardi Center: a field house with a 200-meters, four lane track; basketball, tennis and volleyball courts; an eight-lane, 38-meter pool and diving well; 4 renovated international sized squash courts, weight room, cardio-fitness area with exercise cycles, elliptical machines, and treadmills; men’s and women’s locker rooms with Finnish saunas; and an athletic equipment issue counter where balls and racquets are available for use.
All full-time undergraduate students are entitled to membership and use of the Lombardi Center as their tuition fees cover the cost. Paid yearly memberships are available to all students, staff, and alumni of the Fordham University community. Membership information and applications are available at the Lombardi Center office, or call (718) 817-4263 to have membership information and an application mailed to you.
GUESTS: Fordham University students who are not members of the Lombardi Center may pay a $4.00 daily guest fee with a valid University ID upon entrance to the center. Non-students affiliated with the University may pay a daily entrance fee of $8.00 upon entrance. There is a two-guest limit for all Lombardi Center Members.
INTRAMURAL SPORTS: The intramural sports program provides the opportunity for recreation, fun, and competition between students, faculty, staff and alumni in a variety of athletic activities. Intramurals are offered for the following sports: flag football, soccer, volleyball, dodgeball, basketball, softball, and baseball. Teams or individuals may compete in the men’s, women’s, or co-ed divisions. Sign-ups are held in the Lombardi Center office. In addition to the full-season sports, there are special events held throughout the year. Call the Coordinator of Intramurals and Club Sports at (718) 817-4263 for more information.
LIFETIME SPORTS PROGRAM: The Lombardi Center provides non-credit instructional recreational courses to develop new and untried skills. The main objective is to offer the Fordham community the opportunity to develop and enhance leisure and recreational activities that can last a lifetime. Courses that are often provided are aerobics, yoga, martial arts and golf. Please refer to the lifetime sports course listing each semester for times and fees. Call 718-817-4263 for more information.
CLUB SPORTS: Competitive and recreational non-varsity sports teams are available at Fordham through the Lombardi Center. All club sports teams must follow specific guidelines that are administered through the Coordinator of Club Sports, the Club President, and the Constitution. The current club sports include: Men’s Crew, Dance Team (Ram Rhythm), Men’s & Women’s Lacrosse, Men’s & Women’s Rugby, Tae Kwon Do, Sailing, Baseball and Men’s & Women’s Ultimate Frisbee. Club Sport teams represent Fordham University in intercollegiate competitions and its membership consist of full-time undergraduate students eligible to represent Fordham University. If you are interested in joining a club sport or if you are interested in getting one started, call the Coordinator of Intramurals and Club Sports at (718) 817-4263 or stop by the Lombardi Center office.
Lombardi Center Facility Hours
Academic Year: Monday-Friday: 6:00 A.M. to 12:00 A.M. Weekends: 9:00 A.M. to 9:30 P.M.
Summer: Monday-Sunday: 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Lombardi Center Office Hours
Academic Year: Monday-Friday: 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Summer: Monday-Friday 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. (The office is closed on Fridays from July 4th weekend through the second weekend in August).
Reviewed August 2013.