Recreation, Intramurals & Fitness

RIF Logo Morehouse College
Office of Student Services
830 Westview Drive
Atlanta, Georgia  30314-3773
Phone (470) 639 - 0651
Fax (404) 614 - 8546

 Morehouse College has long recognized that a quality education includes both the classroom and co-curricular opportunities. The college has endorsed the concept of a healthy mind in a healthy body through the funding of Samuel H. Archer Hall Recreation and Fitness Center. Archer Hall is a 53,808 sq. ft. facility that houses a swimming pool, television lounge, all day MTV UTM video and news programming, game room, locker rooms, gymnasium, and conference rooms. It also houses the following offices: Student Government Association, Office of Student Life & Planning, Maroon Tiger news publication, and Torch yearbook.

Here, fitness, wellness, intramural as well as recreational programs and activities are provided for the students, alumni, faculty, staff, their spouses and children. The facility provides a unique environment for students to interact with other members of the larger Morehouse College community.

Mission:  The mission of Recreation, Intramurals & Fitness (RIF) is to be a student-centered comprehensive department that strives to provide learning, recreational, and social opportunities for students, faculty and staff.  RIF promotes a well balanced healthy lifestyle through recreational sports, educational seminars, and fitness activities for the Morehouse community.

Archer Hall Recreation Center Hours of Operation:

Monday – Thursday  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Pool Hours for Recreational Swimming

Monday – Thursday 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday CLOSED


Note: Hours of Operation are subject to change on holidays, special events, and during the summer semester. In addition, the weight room, game room, cardio room, and gymnasium will close THIRTY minutes before the building closes.