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The best – and most active – way to get to FitRec is to walk or ride your bike!

Ample bike parking is available directly in front of FitRec.

We also recommend public transportation.

Parking in the City of Boston, and on the Boston University campus, is very limited. For information on rates and availability, please contact Boston University Parking & Transportation Services at 617-353-2160 (Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm).

If you do need to drive, here are some nearby parking options:

 

Street Parking

City of Boston metered parking is available along Commonwealth Avenue.

Town of Brookline street parking is available according to hours posted on street signs.

 

Permit Parking

On non-event dates, Lot A will be available to BU employees with valid Green and Red permits or with Medical Campus daytime permits (Gold Stickers) on a space-available basis. Evening permits for the Charles River Campus and the Medical Campus will both be honored after 4 pm.

Non-Permit Parking

On non-event dates, the Agganis Arena parking garage (Lot A) will be available to Fitness & Recreation Center members and visitors for $2/hr up to 3 hours, or a maximum of $17/day.

Bring your parking ticket with you into the Fitness & Recreation Center. Ticket validator located inside of the turnstiles. Insert your parking ticket at the validator to receive $2/hr parking for the first 3 hours of your visit. Please see the Front Desk staff if any questions or issues arise. Then take your ticket with you for use at Parking Pay Stations located within the garage.

 

Alumni Parking

If you’re an alum and plan to visit FitRec, you may request in advance to receive a 50% discount validation from posted daily parking rates for use at select BU garages and lots. Learn more here.

 

Agganis Arena Lot (Lot A/C2)

925 Commonwealth Avenue

Open Monday – Sunday, 7 am – 11 pm

Non-event days: $3 per ½ hour; $17 max; $12 flat rate after 3 pm. Saturday & Sunday: $12 flat rate. Open to public.

Event days: Rates and availability will vary. View the Agganis Arena event calendar here.

Please note: On non-event days between 6 pm and 11 pm, Agganis Arena parking patrons may be asked to pay the maximum rate UPON ENTRY. Upon leaving, please be sure to ask the parking attendant for a refund on any unused parking hours.

 

Langsam Garage (Lot B)

278 Babcock Street

Open Monday – Sunday, 7 am – 11 pm

Non-event days: $3 per ½ hour; $17 max; $12 flat rate after 3 pm. Saturday & Sunday: $12 flat rate. Open to public.

Event days: Rates and availability will vary. View the Agganis Arena event calendar here, and the BU Athletics calendar here.

 

Starting September 1, 2021, parking rates at Agganis Arena and Langsam Garage will be as follows:

Daily Rates
1/2 hour or less $5
1 hour or less $8
1 1/2 hours or less $12
2 hours or less $15
2 1/2 hours or less $17
3 hours or less $20
3 1/2 hours or less $25
Maximum Daily Rate $25
Evening (after 3pm) and Weekend Rates
1/2 hour or less $3
1 hour or less $6
1 1/2 hours or less $9
2 hours or less $12
Maximum Daily Rate $12

 

Essex Street Garage (Lot F)

143 Essex Street

Special Rates for FitRec patrons may be available on days when Agganis Arena and Langsam have event rates in effect. Please contact Boston University Parking & Transportation Services Department for rate information.

 

Dummer Street Garage

131 Dummer Street, Brookline, MA

$3 per hour

This garage is not operated by Boston University, and space is extremely limited.

 

Agganis Arena Parking

Monday – Friday

5:45 am – 11 pm

Saturday Sunday

7 am – 11 pm

Agganis Arena Parking Garage (Lot A) and the surface just outside the Parking Garage (Lot C-2). Please note: the time listed below is the event start time, parking restrictions in the garage will begin 3-4 hours prior to the event start time.

 

See all upcoming events at Agganis Arena here. Under "Exceptions" below are dates when parking will be impacted.

Exceptions

Tuesday, October 12

Tuesday, October 19

Wednesday, October 20

Sunday, October 24

Wednesday, October 27

Saturday, November 20

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