Campus Recreation COVID-19 Policies and Procedures FAQ

Will the Student Recreation Center be Open in Fall 2020?

The Student Recreation Center will reopen Monday, August 24th until Friday, November 20th.

What hours will the Student Recreation Center be Open?

The Student Recreation Center will be open Monday – Thursday 7am- 8pm, Friday 7am – 5pm, Sunday 11:30am – 7pm. The Recreation Center will be closed on Saturday.

Will the Climbing Wall be Open?

The Climbing Wall will be Open Monday to Thursday 3:30pm – 7:30pm.

What precautions has the Recreation Center taken regarding COVID-19?

All equipment has been spread out according to CDC Guidelines. Cardio equipment that did not require electricity (Ellipticals, Bikes & Arc Trainers) has been moved to the MAC Court and spread 8 feet apart. Treadmills are spaced 6 feet apart and will be facing the windows. Selectorized strength equipment has been spread out 8 feet apart on the first and second floor. Additional Signage has been placed around the building to remind patrons to maintain physical distancing.

What sanitizing protocols have been taken?

EIGHT Additional ERC Wipes Stations have been placed throughout the building for patrons to use before/after they use equipment. Additional Purell Stations have also been installed for hand sanitizing.

How many people will be allowed to be in the Student Recreation Center at one time?

There will be 100 reservations open for patrons to reserve on our facility reservation system. Group exercise and climbing wall reservations will be under a separate tab on IMLeagues.

What is the Facility Reservation System?

Patrons must register for a timeslot on IMLeagues to use the facility. Reservations will be 75 minutes for facility usage and 30 minutes for climbing wall usage. Patrons will be able to register for a timeslot 24 hours in advance and reservations will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.

Will the Basketball Courts be open for Open Rec?

Basketball Courts will NOT be open for OPEN REC but can be utilized for group exercise or other individual exercise. Courts have been sectioned off in 10 by 10 squares in order to provide proper distancing.

Will there be Intramurals during the Fall 2020 Semester?

Intramurals will be conducted virtually during the Fall 2020 Semester. This will be done through Esports (Madden, 2K, Rocket League and Fifa), Fantasy Football and NFL Pick Em’. Patrons should check IMLeagues for all information regarding registration, start dates and cost.

Will the Student Recreation Center still be conducting PIAA S.T.A.R.T. Classes?

S.T.A.R.T Classes will still be held but will be done virtually. Classes will be held for students interested in becoming a certified basketball, football or soccer official. Registration for these classes will begin on 8/24 and will end on 9/14.

Will there be Sport Clubs during the Fall 2020 Semester?

No, all Sport Clubs have been cancelled for the Fall 2020 Semester. We are continuing to evaluate the situation and talk with university officials regarding when we will be able to resume.

Are face coverings required?

Patrons using the Student Recreation Center must properly wear face coverings and maintain six feet of distance from others. As long as physical distancing can be maintained at all times, patrons may lower their face covering only when the level of exertion makes wearing a face covering difficult.

Will any area’s in the Student Recreation Center be Closed?

Locker rooms will only be available for restroom usage. Showers and lockers will be closed. Studio C and one Racquetball court will be offline for Fall semester.


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