Patten Gymnasium

2407 Sheridan RoadEvanston, IL 60208Phone: 847-491-4099Fax: 847-491-1406

The current Patten Gym was built in 1939/1940 and replaced the original Patten Gym built in 1909. The first NCAA Men's Basketball tournament was held in the original Patten Gym in 1939.

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Patten Gymnasium | Northwestern University

Facility Hours

Winter Quarter 2015

General (January 5th - March 18th)
Monday - Thursday 2:00pm -11:00pm
Friday 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 10:00am -10:00pm
Special Closings
Jan. 19th (MLK Day) Closed

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  • 3 hardwood multipurpose courts for basketball and volleyball
  • 4500-square-foot Olympic free weight room
  • 800-square-foot leg weight room
  • Men's and women's locker rooms with showers
  • Indoor lounge with vending machines


  • Flex Leg Press
  • Body Master Equipment
  • Dip Bar
  • Flex Rower, selectorized
  • Lifecycles, upright
  • Nautilus selectorized weight training machines
  • Pull-up bar
  • Roman Chair
  • Incline sit-up benches
  • Universal selectorized weight training machines
  • Free Weights