Tiernan Field House

Welcome to the Sallie Tiernan Field House website! We are the fitness and wellness center on Scripps College campus and are excited to provide you resources, programs and services for your well-being.


The Tiernan Field House strives to provide high quality services, equipment, and programming in a safe and enjoyable environment. The student centered staff promotes a broad variety of fitness, health, and wellness educational activities to meet the needs of the diverse population of the Scripps Community.

We are committed to fostering a learning environment and a lifetime appreciation of being fit through a healthy lifestyle.

Read more about our strategic planning here: Goals & Objectives



Building & Pool Hours

Our student-led facility is open during the academic year with adjusted summer hours. Our pool hours are based on lifeguard availability.

Summer Building and Pool Hours

Academic Year Building and Pool Hours



Facility Access, Daily Fees & Membership

The Tiernan Field House building and pool are open to the Scripps Community (Scripps, W.M. Keck Science Department, and Denison Library; spouse/partner and dependent children), Harvey Mudd students, faculty, staff; Claremont McKenna students, faculty, and staff, Claremont Consortium during the academic year. The Claremont College community may purchase day user fee or memberships. This applies to all students, faculty, staff of Pitzer, Pomona, CGU, and KGI. See for price rates.

See Facility Access, Daily Fees & Membership for fee structure and availability.




We are a student-led facility….Join our team! Every year, we employ:

  • TFH Coordinators
  • Customer Service Associates
  • Peer Health Educators
  • Lifeguard
  • Head Lifeguard
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Bike Techs
  • Bike Shop Managers

“Working at TFH is this great opportunity to become an advocate for health on campus and gain the tools necessary to be a helping hand to your peers.” –Vaishali Ravi ’15, Peer Health Educator

Employment Opportunities/TFH Employment Questionnaire /Claremont Connect/ Human Resources



Programs and Services

We offer a variety of programs and services to meet the fitness, health, and wellness needs of the Scripps Community. Come check out a health and wellness workshop, use our soccer field, or participate in a group fitness class!

See our specialty health and wellness program calendar here.

Learn more about our wellness fair here.





Our pool is open for lap swimming, lounging, Masters swim programs, and reserved for CMS Athletic use.

Pool Hours/ Policies & Procedures / Lifeguard Certification Course /   Master Swim


Bike Shop

Our bike shop provides day rentals, semester loans, and technical services to promote a bike culture and contribute to sustainable initiatives on our campus.

Bike Shop Hours/ Day Rental/ Semester Loans/ Fix It Your Self


Alumnae Field

Alumnae Field is an additional outdoor space for TFH. This space can be reserved for events such as soccer, lacrosse, Frisbee and other social activities.

Facility Reservations/ Policies and Procedures



Tiernan Field House is dedicated to supporting the College’s green initiatives. Learn more here!