Rec Center Reopening

Great news! The recreation center is open. We are using a phased approach to reopen our facilities that complies with state recommendations and adheres to strict safety protocols. We have been working diligently to prepare the rec center for social distancing and have developed safety protocols so that our reopening is done in a way that will keep our patrons, staff, and community members as safe as possible.

What You Need to Know Before You Return to the Rec Center

  • If you are sick or have any COVID-19 symptoms (cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell), please do not enter the building.
  • Masks are required to be worn in the building at all times except when working out.
  • Cash payments will not be accepted. Credit card payment only.
  • Fingerprint check-in is no longer available. Please see guest services for a membership card if you do not have one.
  • Drinking fountains will not be available so please bring a water bottle and use the bottle filler in the cardio room.
  • A limited number of lockers will be available to allow for social distancing. When possible, travel light and carry items with you to avoid using a locker.
  • Stay at least 6 feet away from other patrons and staff.
  • Wipe down equipment before and after each use with the disinfecting wipes provided at our sanitation stations located throughout the facility.
  • No one under the age of 11 is allowed in any fitness area. Youth ages 11-14 years old are allowed in the fitness area if they have completed the Junior Trainers program.
  • Please limit your workout to one hour in each area.
  • Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly for at least 20 seconds with soap and water or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol if soap and water is not accessible.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Cough or sneeze into a tissue or your sleeve or arm, not into your hands.
  • If you are at higher risk for severe illness, you should avoid visiting fitness facilities. People at higher risk for severe illness include adults 65 or older and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions.
  • A limited number of lockers will be available so please limit the items you bring with you.

Phases and Amenities Opening in Phase 1 

  • Cardio room
  • Weight room
  • Fitness classes
  • Locker rooms (limited number of lockers available)
  • Gymnasium (click here for info about drop-in sports hours)
  • The senior center will reopen during later phases

Steps We’ve Taken to Ensure the Safety of Patrons and Staff

Cleaning and Sanitizing

  • Hand sanitizer located throughout facilities
  • Relocated fitness machines to provide better spacing/distancing
  • Considering reopening north entrance during peak times to accommodate a larger volume of patrons and maximize flow and distancing
  • Initiate heightened deep cleaning procedures
  • Reduce facility hours to accommodate more cleaning
  • Close areas where spacing is difficult to manage
  • Sneeze guards installed at Guest Services workstations
  • Maintain appropriate cleaning and sanitization of common high-touch surfaces such as equipment, counter tops, buttons, doorknobs, railings, etc.

Accommodations

  • Foot door openers installed on public doors
  • Touch free self check-in
  • High touch group activities suspended
  • Program postponements and cancellations
  • Modified operations with current member and District resident only access
  • Equipment distancing
  • Staff and patron personal protection requirements
  • KidZone, Senior Center, gymnasium, racquetball court, activity pool amenities to remain closed

General Facility Rules

  • For your well-being and the well-being of others, if you’re sick or have any COVID-19 symptoms (cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell) please stay home and take care of yourself.
  • Masks are required to be worn in the building at all times except when working out.
  • Cash and check payments will not be accepted.
  • Fingerprint check-in is no longer available. Please see guest services for a membership card.
  • Stay at least 6 feet away from other patrons and staff.
  • Wipe down equipment with sanitizing wipes before and after each use
  • Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly for at least 20 seconds with soap and water or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol if soap and water is not accessible.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Cough or sneeze into a tissue or your sleeve or arm - not into your hands.
  • After leaving the rec center, use hand sanitizer. When you get home, wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • If you are at higher risk for severe illness, you should avoid visiting fitness facilities. People at higher risk for severe illness include adults 65 or older and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions.

Social Distancing and Safety in Fitness Areas

  • Please adhere to social distancing limits of no less than 6 feet at all times.
  • No congregating in one area. If a machine is being used, please move on to another machine or space.
  • Please follow all time limit guidelines. No exceptions will be made.
  • No one under the age of 11 is allowed in any fitness area. Youth ages 11-14 years old are allowed in the fitness area if they have completed the Junior Trainers program.
  • Do not move any fitness equipment. Each piece has been placed to meet social distancing guidelines.
  • Re-rack all weights to the proper storage rack.
  • Only one person at a time in the stretching area.
  • Wipe down equipment with sanitizing wipes before and after each use.
  • Please limit your workout to one hour in each area
  • We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone at any time
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