Recreation and Intramurals

The Athletic Center which includes a regulation size gymnasium, an overhead track and two weight rooms is open more than 80 hours/week.  The gym is staffed by a CPR certified student during all open hours.  The athletic center is open to all members of the Lasell community throughout the year and a schedule of "open" gym time is posted in the athletic center.

Aerobics classes are offered 4-6 times per week during the school year. These classes are open to all members of the Lasell Community and are held in the dance studio of the athletic center. The classes  include Pilates, cardio kickboxing,  step aerobics and muscle conditioning.  Class schedules are posted in the Athletic Center.

All members of the Lasell Community have access to free canoe and kayak rentals, Monday - Friday, at Charles River Canoe and Kayak in Waltham. The rental location is 211 Moody Street; Waltham, MA. A valid Lasell ID can be used to rent canoes or kayaks at this location. For more information or to inquire about weekend rentals contact the athletic department at 617-243-2147. Students can also receive a 20% discount by presenting their student identification at the Riverside Boathouse on Commonwealth Avenue, near the Marriott.

All members of the Lasell Community have free access to cross country skiing in the winter.  A valid Lasell ID is good for a ski pass at the Weston Ski Track located a few miles from the Lasell Campus.  For more information, contact the athletic department at 617-243-2147.


The athletic department sponsors intramural events throughout the year.  Flag football is offered in the fall, basketball in the winter and wiffle ball in the spring.  Signs are posted in the athletic center and around campus regarding information for these events.  For more information, contact the athletic department at 617-243-2188.

Student Profile

Katie RathbunHospitality Management, Class of 2016"I wanted a small school with small class sizes where the teacher knew my name."  

News Highlight

Lasell Offers Condolences to Family of Alumna Killed in Mississippi  Friday, August 26, 2016Lasell officials have offered condolences to the family of Lasell alumna Sister Paula Merrill ’78 of Holmes County, Mississippi who was found dead in her home, along with Sister Margaret Held, on Thursday morning. Both were members of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth order.

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