Varsity Weight Room

Varsity Weight Room

The Fitness Center for Suffolk University

Suffolk revamped its second-floor varsity strength and conditioning facility and made it a state-of-the-art weight room exclusively for varsity athletes in the summer of 2016.

Located on the second-floor of the Ridgeway Building, the facility allows Suffolk to offer sport-specific programming for all 19 varsity teams.


The facility features two custom made Power Lift racks for a total of six complete racks as well as a variety of cable machines. The weight room also features two complete racks of dumbbells and other various machines for secondary leg and core exercises. 

Facility Hours:

  • CLOSED -- Will close at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 3 through mid-August due to construction of the Ridgeway Building

The Varsity Weight Room will be closed on all University acknowledge holidays.

· PPolicies & Procedures:

  • The Varsity Weight Room is for use by Suffolk Univesrity Varsity Student-Atheltes and Athletics Department Staff only. No guest or alumni privileges. 
  • No lifting without a Suffolk University coach or on-duty staff member present. 
  • Athlete attire and sneakers are required. Shirts must be worn. No hats. Street clothes and shoes are not permitted.
  • No profanity or foul language.
  • Cell phones are to be used for music only. Please avoid phone calls and conversations.
  • Re-rack weights and equipment to their proper place after use. Do not leave weights on the floor. Weights are not to be placed on the air/heat units.
  • Do not drop weights or dumbbells on the floor. 
  • Only water bottles and containers with lids (shakers, Naglene, etc.) are permitted in the facility. Food, cans, glass bottels and open containers of any kind are never permitted.
  • Show respect for facility and equipment at all times. Defacing facility or equipment will not be tolerated.
  • Personal items are to be in lockers while using the facility.
  • On-duty staff and Athletic Department Staff have the right to be suspended or ban use of facilities for failure to abide by varsity weight room policies. 

Athletics Staff reserves the right to revoke your fitness center privileges at any time. 


Ridgeway Building
Second Floor
148 Cambridge St.
Boston, MA 02114 

  • The Varsity Weight Room is located on the second floor of the Ridgeway Building

·         Columbus Day Weekend

Friday, October 7th – closing at 2:00 PM, reopen Tuesday, October 8th


·         Veteran’s Day

Closed Friday, November 11th, reopen Monday, November 14th


·         Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 22nd – closing at 2:00 PM, reopen Monday, November 28th


·         Fall Final Exams

Wednesday, December 14th – Thursday, December 22nd, 6:00 AM – 4:00 PM, no weekend hours


·         Winter Break

Closed Friday, December 23rd – Sunday, January 1st

Adjusted hours: Monday, January 2nd – Friday, January 13th, 6:00 AM – 4:00 PM, no weekend hours. Resume regular hours on Tuesday, January 17th.

Closed Monday, January 16th (Martin Luther King Day Observation)


·         President’ Day

Closed Monday, February 20th


·         Spring Break

Friday, March 10th – closing 2:00 PM, reopen Monday, March 20th


·         Patriot’s Day

Closed Monday, April 17th


·         Spring Final Exams

Thursday, May 4th – Wednesday, May 10th, 6:00 AM – 4:00 PM, no weekend hours


·         Summer Hours

Beginning Thursday, May 11th through August, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, no weekend hours

Closed for summer holiday observations