Pratt Recreation Center

The Pratt Fitness and Recreation Center—an $18.5 million Jeanette and Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. center—boasts a 77,000-square-foot facility containing a modern 3,000-seat gymnasium with three full-size basketball, volleyball and badminton courts; an elevated Mondo-X indoor jogging track; an eight-lane competitive-size swimming pool; a weight and fitness room; racquetball courts and locker rooms. It also features a state-of-the-art Human Performance Lab and “smart classrooms” equipped with fiber-optic Internet access for use by the LIU Post Health and Physical Education programs.


Interested in working at the Pratt Fitness and Recreation Center? For an application, click here.

Check out our Recreational Sports and Intramural Leagues/Tournaments.


Monday through Thursday
6:45 am – 12:00 Midnight

6:45 am – 9:00 pm

Thanksgiving Week:
Closed at 5:00 pm on Wednesday November 26th
Closed Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday November 27 – 30.
Will Re-Open Monday December 1st normal schedule.


Daily Swim
Monday to Friday: 7–9 a.m.; 6–9 p.m.

Lunch Swim: 
Monday, Wednesday and Friday:  12:45-1:45pm
Saturday and Sunday: 1–5 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Phone: 516-299-3608

*Since the Pratt Recreation Center is a facility for our students, hours are subject to change in accordance with the academic calendar, student activities and special events.