Fitness and Athletics Center Information 

Tropical Storm Florence Hours

Thursday (9/13) — Sunday (9/16) | All FAC closed, EXCEPT TRACK

12-Week Block Hours (September 17 - December 15)
Exam Week and Holiday Hours to come

Monday - Sunday: 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
  Monday - Thursday: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  Saturday: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  NOTE: No evening hours on Friday
Monday - Thursday: 11:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.  
Friday: 11:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.  
Saturday: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  


All FAC patrons are required to present a valid SBC issued ID card upon signing in at the front desk.

Fitness and Athletics Center: Authorized Users and Guest Policy


Authorized FAC Users Description Required Forms ID Requirement
Sweet Briar Students Currently enrolled in classes None Sweet Briar College ID
Sweet Briar Faculty/Staff Currently employed by the College None Sweet Briar College ID
Faculty/Staff Spouses/Partners   FAC Facility Use Pass FAC Use Pass
Faculty/Staff Dependents

Dependents must reside with Faculty/Staff member and must be age 24 or younger

FAC Facility Use Pass FAC Use Pass  
Sweet Briar College Alumnae SBC Graduate FAC Facility Use Pass FAC Use Pass  
Alumnae Spouse/Partners/Dependents Dependents must reside with alumnae and must be age 24 or
FAC Facility Use Pass FAC Use Pass  
VCCA Artist in Residence None Valid VCCA Pass
Amherst County Residents Residents of Amherst County (16 years and older) Amherst Community Program Application FAC Use Pass  

Authorized FAC Users: All College Employees and Students may obtain their SBC ID from the Office of Campus Safety. Spouses/Partners, Dependents and Alumnae are required to submit a Facility Use Pass Application to the Facilities Coordinator prior to obtaining a FAC Use Pass. Facility Use Pass Applications are available at the front desk in the FAC lobby and online. Dependents age 16 and younger must be accompanied at all times by an Authorized FAC User. 

Guest Policy: Authorized FAC Users may each bring one guest per visit. Each guest must be accompanied by the sponsoring Authorized FAC User at all times during the visit – no exceptions. Guest passes are $5.00 and can be purchased at the front desk of the FAC.

Pool Use Policy: Swimming is only permitted under the supervision of a certified lifeguard. Prothro Natatorium is primarily a fitness swimming facility and priority for space will be given to lap swimmers. Sweet Briar household members of faculty and staff under the age of 16, must be directly supervised by an adult or guardian 18 years of age or older. Children of alumnae are guests and must be accompanied and supervised by their alumnae parents at all times. Children in diapers must wear an approved swimming diaper to enter the pool. The Sweet Briar aquatics staff has complete authority to enforce the rules at their discretion to ensure the safety of pool users, this includes clearing the facility when thunder and lightning are present. Sweet Briar reserves the right to change pool hours and/or facility availability to meet programming and staffing needs. Every effort will be made to give advance notice of changes. SBC students are allowed to bring one or more guests at no charge. 

Please note: policy is subject to change.

Last Updated: September 15, 2018