Francis Olympic Field and Bushyhead Track

Fisheye view of Athletes on field

The home to the WashU varsity football, soccer and track and field teams, Francis Olympic Field and Bushyhead Track are located just outside the entrance to the Gary M. Sumers Recreation Center along Forsyth Blvd.

Facility Access

Francis Olympic Field and Bushyhead Track are available for drop-in use by members of the WashU campus community including students, staff, faculty and contracted employees during hours listed below.

  • Participants will access the field via the Sumers Rec Center main entrance.

  • Anyone entering the facility must have a WashU ID and proof of completing the University’s daily COVID-19 self screening. 

  • No off-campus visitors will be permitted.


The track and field are closed whenever an athletic department practice or competition is occurring. Otherwise, the track and field are available during daylight operating hours of the Sumers Recreation Center, which is typically Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm.