Mason Complex Facilities and Information
DICKEY FITNESS PAVILION: Facility Rules / Hours of Operation
Use of the Facility
The use of the facility is restricted to the following people:
• Current students in possession of a valid AC ID
• Staff/faculty in possession of a valid AC ID
• No outside community members are allowed to use Mason Complex Facilities or Tennis Courts
To protect the safety of our patrons Austin College has established a number of general guidelines, rules and safety tips, and requires that you read over and sign prior to using the (DFP, Tennis Complex) facility.
A Liability Waiver and Assumption of Risk Form is available at the Athletic Office between 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-TH in the Mason Complex. Once you have read over and signed the form your access card will be activated (within 24 hrs), and you may begin using the facility during posted hours.
Please Note: Temporary Facility closure may occur due to scheduled NCAA Varsity Sport Practice and Austin College Events.
HUGHEY AND SID RICH GYMS
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
YOU MUST have your ID with you at all times when in the Mason Complex.
HANNAH NATATORIUM (LOCKER ROOMS):
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Locker room will be Daily use ONLY! Must remove all items each day from locker
HANNAH NATATORIUM (POOL):
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m
All Days: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m./until Dusk
APPLE STADIUM FITNESS TRACK HOURS WILL BE POSTED when construction is completed for Austin College community members ONLY!
All Facilities are closed when campus is closed!
No alcohol, smoking, or firearms are allowed at any Austin College Athletics venue related to competition.
No pets or animals are allowed at any Austin College Athletics venue. Only approved service animals are allowed and documentation should be available upon request.
Jerry E. Apple Stadium
Dedicated during Homecoming on October 21, 2000, the stadium seats 2,500 and enhances the west side of campus. Jerry and Joy Apple's generosity allowed the project to reach its completion.
Robert T. Mason Athletic/Recreation Complex
The Mason Complex is home to Sid Richardson Recreational Gymnasium, Hughey Gymnasium, Verde Dickey Fitness Pavilion, and Hannah Natatorium, as well as all coaching and athletics offices.
Hughey Gym, and Jim Rolfe Court, is the site of all home basketball and volleyball games. Intramural basketball and volleyball games are also played there as well as other events, including physical activity classes.
Hannah Natatorium is a multipurpose facility for use by the college community. It was the gift of David and Catherine Hannah of Houston. This competition-level pool with a seated balcony for spectators can by used for anything from water aerobics and safety training to a swim team competition. The natatorium contains a sauna bath, men’s and women’s dressing facilities and an office for the staff.
Sid Richardson Recreation Center
The Sid Richardson Recreation Center, a multipurpose recreational facility for all students, was made possible by a challenge grant from the Sid Richardson Foundation. Sid Richardson was a pioneer wildcatter and independent oilman who established the foundation which bears his name.
Renovated in 2007, Baker Field provides a great home to the 'Roo baseball team. The field is located just north of Apple Stadium.
Jordan Family Courts at the Russell Tennis Center
Built in 2007, Russell Tennis Center is located at the north end of campus. The original tennis center, constructed in 1974, was dedicated in conjunction with the 125th anniversary of Austin College and the first game on the court featured college trustee and actress Ginger Rogers. The facility was renovated in 2018-19.
Dr. Jack R. Pierce Memorial Soccer Complex
The Dr. Jack R. Pierce Memorial Soccer Complex is located at the northwest corner of campus, just north of Baker Field and directly south of Russell Tennis Center.
Williams Intramural Complex
The 138,000 Thomas R. Williams Intramural Complex accomodates lacrosse, soccer, flag football, softball, and ultimate frisbee competition. Two outdoor basketball courts and all playing fields have lighting available for night play. The Williams Intramural Complex was named by the Board of Trustees in memory of the father of Todd Williams, class of 1982, recognizes Todd and Abby Williams' generosity to the college.
Austin College softball games are played at Old Settlers Park.