North Dome

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(574) 631-0837 // View on Campus Map - Access at Gate 2 of Joyce Center

North Dome to reopen on August 30

RecSports is eager to announce that the North Dome will reopen for the Notre Dame community of August 30. Click here for more info on RecSports’ resumption of standard operations.

Updated waivers for 2021 – 2022 year

All users of RecSports facilities will need to sign onto recregister.nd.edu to sign and acknowledge the updated facility use waiver in order to swipe into and have access to our facilities. Upon logging into RecRegister for the first time as of August 1, the Adult Facility Access Waiver will pop up. Additionally, participants will also need to sign the Climbing & Bouldering Wall waiver. This will enable you to climb, shall you want to utilize the Climbing & Bouldering Wall during the 2021 – 2022 year. To complete the waivers:

  1. Read through the Adult Facility Use waiver and scroll to the bottom.
  2. If you agree to the terms of the waiver, click the gray box to digitally sign the waiver.
  3. Sign the waiver in the box.
  4. Click Save.
  5. Click Sign Now.
  6. Once you hit Sign Now, the Climbing & Bouldering Wall waiver will pop up. Repeat steps 1 – 5 for the Climbing & Bouldering Wall waiver.

If a waiver is not completed, the user will not have access. We encourage all of our users to complete the waiver prior to visiting our facilities to help us limit long lines for entry.


North Dome Hours: August 30 – December 16

  North Dome Hours
Monday – Friday 4:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Noon – 11:00 p.m.

Upcoming Modified Hours & Closures

September 11 ND Home Football Game – RecSports facilities CLOSED
September 18 ND Home Football Game – RecSports facilities CLOSED
October 2 ND Home Football Game – RecSports facilities CLOSED
October 15 – 24 Fall Break – Modified Hours
October 30 ND Home Football Game – RecSports facilities CLOSED
November 6 ND Home Football Game – RecSports facilities CLOSED
November 20 ND Home Football Game – RecSports facilities CLOSED
November 24 – 28 Thanksgiving Break – Modified Hours

Open Recreation

In an ongoing effort to meet the needs of the Notre Dame community, RecSports offers drop-in recreation to give priority to those wishing to play specific sports. During drop-in recreation, activities aren’t setup by default. If your group would like to request a setup, please visit the North Dome Front Desk and request your desired activity. Drop-in recreation is available for:

  • Badminton
  • Pickleball
  • Volleyball

Additionally, basketball and table tennis are always available at the North Dome.