** The Kern Center will reopen Monday, July 6 for MSOE students, faculty and staff.**

The Kern Center will reopen with limited capacity the week of July 6 for 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.  

Hours (July 6-10):

Monday, July 6: 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Tuesday, July 7: 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
Wednesday, July 8: 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Thursday, July 9: 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
Friday, July 10: 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Closed: July 11-14 to analyze facility usage from the previous week and to make any needed adjustments.   

** Beginning July 15, the Kern Center will be open Monday to all MSOE students, faculty and staff with a valid MSOE ID.**

Hours (Beginning July 15):

Monday – Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

Kern Center staff anticipates re-opening to all community members on Aug. 1, assuming the City of Milwaukee has entered Phase 5 of its “Moving Milwaukee Forward” orders. 

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: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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.