** The Kern Center is open to MSOE students, faculty and staff.**

The Kern Center is open with limited capacity to current MSOE students, faculty and staff, and they must use their MSOE ID card to self-swipe at the front desk to gain access into the workout areas. No guest passes will be issued. Only the weight room area near the main entrance, the cardio ellipse and the track workout spaces will be open. All users are expected to maintain social distance and abide by Kern Center guidelines and restrictions

Academic School-Year Hours*


Monday through Thursday: 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
*subject to change

Kern Center staff anticipates re-opening to all community members once the City of Milwaukee has entered Phase 5 of its “Moving Milwaukee Forward” orders. More information will be shared as that date approaches.

Finals Week Hours


Monday through Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Vacation Period / Summer Hours**


Monday through Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

* Schedule is subject to change. Please call (414) 277-2850 for daily information and changes.
** Vacation Period is defined as dates between academic quarters and traditional holiday periods that the building is open with altered hours.

Ice Arena hours vary. Please call (414) 277-2301 for open ice hours.

Note: Seasonal changes in the operating hours may occur from time to time. Occasionally, the facility or certain areas in the facility will be closed due to maintenance. Formal organized recreational/fitness activities and special events will be held in the facility at various times throughout the day. These activities may necessitate having to close all or a portion of a specific area. When possible prior notice of these changes/closures will be given via facility signage.