Life at Fermilab

Fermilab has a lot to offer for the Fermilab Community living both on and offsite such as an onsite gym, recreation classes, a daycare, English Classes and more!


Stay up to date on Campus Access and Experience events, activities and announcements:

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Due to COVID-19, not all amenities are available at this time. Please note, some of the links may require a services password, VPN access or should be accessed from onsite.

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Local Resources

Events and Activities

Fermilab Community Events

Visit the Community Events and Activities page to see a full list of  upcoming events and activities.

Fermilab Recreation Phased Re-Entry Plan Effective April 4

For information on the gym opening, clubs and leagues and other activities, see the Fermilab Recreation Phased Re-Entry Plan. A Recreation Waiver is required for all Fermilab Recreation Activities, see instructions here.


Fermilab Families

Fermilab is a great place for families! Fermilab has an onsite daycare, Playgroup, community of families and educational opportunities and events for families. There are also maybe local offsite opportunities for families as well. Join the Fermilab Families listserv to hear about families friendly events and to connect with other parents at Fermilab.



Fermilab offers a wide variety of recreation and fitness programs that encourage employees, users, visitors and contractors to live balanced and healthy lives.


Visit the Recreation website for more information





Users Center and Frontier Pub

The Users Center has been called “The Living Room of the Lab”. It is located in Fermilab Village. Inside you will find friends, fun and food.

The Frontier Pub at the Fermilab Users Center is an onsite dining area for Fermilab badge holders and their guests. This cozy gathering space serves up food, drinks and a variety of events from bands and trivia to game and movie nights. Visit the Frontier’s Pub website for more information and follow them on Facebook.