Open Hours and Contact

On Saturday, May 26, our extended hours pilot program is concluding. We loved seeing you during our extended hours! Our next step is to evaluate the success of this pilot program. Starting Saturday, June 2, we will return to our regular weekend hours.

Take a tour of Bard Athletic Center and become a member today.

For information regarding services, programs, and fees, call BAC at 212-304-7010 or the Office of Housing Services at 212-305-HELP (4357), option 2.

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 Medical Irving Center-designated holidays.


 Bard Athletic Center Hours  

Pool Hours



6 a.m.–10 p.m.


6:15 a.m.–9 a.m.  
12–3 p.m.
5–8 p.m.



7 a.m.–8 p.m.


7–9 a.m.
12–3 p.m.
5–8 p.m.




10 a.m.–5 p.m.


12 p.m.–8 p.m.

11 a.m.–1 p.m.

2 p.m.–4 p.m.

12 p.m.–4 p.m.

Bard Athletic Center, Basement Levels 2 and 3
50 Haven Ave
New York, NY 10032
United States


Meet Our Team

  • George Torres

    Athletic Coordinator, Bard Athletic Center

    • 212-304-7010

    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
    • Lifeguard
    • Personal Trainer
    • CPR AED First Responder
    George Torres
  • Nicole Bagnarol

    Athletic Resource Provider, Bard Athletic Center

    • 212-304-7010

    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.

    Nicole Bagnarol
  • Rodolfo Delacruz

    Athletic Resource Provider/Head Lifeguard, Bard Athletic Center

    • 212-304-7010

    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)
    Rodolfo Delacruz
  • Amadis Gonzales

    Front Desk/Lifeguard, Bard Athletic Center

    • 212-304-7010

    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
    Amadis Gonzales