Open Hours and Contact
All memberships end on June 30. We began selling new memberships the first week of August. On Monday, August 27, summer hours ended; we have returned to our regular hours of operation.
Our hours and scheduled activities are subject to change without prior notification, though we do our best to post information on our website when possible. BAC is closed on all Columbia University Irving Medical Center-designated holidays.
|Days||Bard Athletic Center Hours||Pool Hours|
|Monday–Thursday||6 a.m.–10 p.m.||6:15 a.m.–9 a.m.
|Friday||7 a.m.–8 p.m.||7 a.m.–9 a.m.
|Saturday–Sunday||8 a.m.–8 p.m.||8:15 a.m.–10 a.m.
11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Meet Our Team
Athletic Coordinator, Bard Athletic Center
George Torres brings more than two decades of devoted service, in various capacities, to Columbia University Medical Center. As athletic coordinator, he manages the Bard Athletic Center and oversees a staff that provides lifeguard and front-desk services to members.
- Pool Operator Certificate
- Personal Trainer
- CPR AED First Responder
Athletic Resource Provider, Bard Athletic Center
Nicole Bagnarol is responsible for greeting, directing and answering inquiries for members of the Bard Athletic Center. She will pursue a master’s degree at Columbia University in Public Health Policy and Management beginning in fall 2018. She graduated magna cum laude with a BA from the New School.
Athletic Resource Provider/Head Lifeguard, Bard Athletic Center
At Bard Athletic Center, Rodolfo Delacruz serves as both front-desk personnel and head lifeguard, providing excellent customer service to members, students, and faculty. He graduated from the New York City College of Technology, where he studied computer information systems.
- Biosafety for Bard Personnel
- Certified Pool/Spa Operator (CPO)
- Certified in First Aid, CPR, and Automated External Defibrillators (AED)
Front Desk/Lifeguard, Bard Athletic Center
Amadis Gonzales serves as a lifeguard and front-desk personnel for members of Bard Athletic Center. He loves being active and enjoys weight training, swimming, and basketball.
- Certified Pool/Spa Operator