General Lab Information

Personal and group recreation for the Brookhaven Lab community

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Pool programs, hours, and fees

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Weight Room

Weight room access, hours, and fees

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BERA clubs, activities, and sports teams

About BERA

Brookhaven Lab encourages you to take advantage of its on-site recreation facilities and participate in sponsored social, cultural, and athletic activities. These programs are administered by the Quality of Life Office through the Brookhaven Employees' Recreation Association (BERA). All employees are automatically members of BERA and can vote in the election of board members.

The recreation facilities at Brookhaven are as varied as the activities they support. They include the swimming pool and gymnasium on Center Street; the recreation park with ball fields and picnic facilities at Fifth Street and Brookhaven Avenue; the tennis courts on Bell Avenue; and the recreation building on York Lane. Details

The BERA store is now online! Browse a variety of Brookhaven Lab-branded products from the comfort of your home, office, or anywhere else. Get the added convenience of delivery to your doorstep. Explore a wide range of products and enjoy a seamless shopping experience online.

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BERA Executive Board

Affiliate Members

BERA Administrative Manual (PDF) Guide to starting new BERA activities (PDF)