Admission to Campus Events


Most on-campus activities are free to students (unless it is a conference tournament) with a student ID.

Recreational Facilities

Students are encouraged to utilize the recreational facilities at University of Saint Mary when they are not being utilized for academic or athletic purposes.  Among the facilities at University of Saint Mary are a swimming pool, racquetball courts, an indoor jogging track, and a fitness room.  Schedules for the use of these facilities are posted in the Ryan Sports Center, on eSpire, and/or campus bulletin boards.  The swimming pool schedule will vary each semester, please contact the aquatics instructor, ext. 6622, for more information.  Use of the athletic fields, including baseball, football, soccer, and softball, and Ryan Sports Center is permissible only with the approval of the athletic director. 

Genesis Fitness and Wellness

All students currently enrolled full-time at the University of Saint Mary for the academic year will have full access to Genesis Fitness and Wellness facility located at 3400 South Fourth Street, Leavenworth, free of charge with the presentation of a current year USM ID. 

Ryan Sports Center and McGilley Field House

Ryan Sports Center is a multi-purpose athletic facility.  Ryan contains basketball and volleyball courts, a running track, and racquetball courts.  In addition, there is a training room and locker rooms that are utilized by the Spire student-athletes.  Ryan Sports Center houses some of the offices of athletic department staff members and serves as both the practice and game facility for the volleyball and basketball teams.  McGilley Field House has three regulation-sized basketball courts also lined for tennis, volleyball, and futsal.  Also within the field house is the varsity weight room and full service athletic training room. 

Both facilities are available for general activities for students, faculty, staff, and Sisters of Charity when academic and athletic activities are not scheduled or otherwise restricted.  Students are allowed access to Ryan once their student identification card has been coded in the Student Life office.  Hours and regulations for Ryan Sports Center and McGilley Field House are posted in the facility. 

Usage Policy for McGilley Field House/Ryan Sports Center

Any member of the University of Saint Mary community may use these facilities and may host a maximum of two (2) guests to use the McGilley Field House/Ryan Sports Center.  Use of the Ryan Sports Center basketball courts is allowed by permission only.  Any guest must be accompanied by the host at all times while using the facilities.  Absent permission of the university, persons other than members of the Saint Mary community and their guests trespassing on private property and will be asked to vacate the facilities and the university campus. 

Revised:  08/05/2014