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Fall 2020 Updates

This page will contain all modifications and updates in procedures to Recreation facilties and programs.  Check back here frequently for updates or our FAQ page for common questions!

Users can speed up entrance at their first visit by completing all waivers through our online portal: https://recreation.cwu.edu/

Changes occuring in Fall 2020

  • All users of Recreation facilities will be required to: 
    • Complete the daily CWU health check
    • Wear a facial covering when in the facility
    • Clean equipment before and after usage
  • Membership/Access limited to Students, Faculty, Staff.
    • RecWell membership will not be offered while the facility is operating at reduced capacity in order to avoid impacting student use
    • Spouse/Partner, Dependent, Alumni membership and Guest passes anticipated to resume in January 2021
    • No family hours during the fall quarter
    • No guest passes
  • Water stations are limited to bottle filling only; users of the facility should bring their own bottle
  • Spotting is not permitted; lift weights accordingly
  • No group/partner lifting regardless of housing situation; only one person per machine/zone
  • Indoor track will be closed to accomodate equipment spacing
  • Equipment checkout from the membership desk is only providing pickleball, table tennis, and badminton equipment
  • Locker service suspended until at least January 2021
  • Showers and changing facilities are not be available; arrive at the facility in our workout attire and bring minimal possessions.
  • Basketball and Volleyball will not be offered on the gym courts
  • Gym courts will be utlized as follows:
    • Court A: pickleball, table tennis, and badminton
    • Court B: cardio equipment
    • Court C: functional training space
    • Court D: group fitness classes
  • Cardio and strength equipment will be spaced for physical distancing throughout the facility
  • The climbing wall is open for bouldering, no ropes or harnesses will be used
    • No street shoes on the wall.  Rental shoes will be provided free of charge. 
    • No youth climb or family hours
  • Current Facility Status
    • Recreation Center
      • Currently open using standard operating hours of 6am-10pm Mon-Fri and 10am-8pm Sat-Sun.
    • Recreation Sports Complex
      • Closed: Reopening on 9/9/2020
    • Recreation Swim Hours
      • Closed: No current plans to reopen
    • Challenge Course
      • Closed: Anticipated reopening on 3/1/2021
    • Alder Field Complex
      • Fields 1&2 are Closed, Field 3 is available for individual use
      • Anticipated reopening for program use on 9/9/2020
    • Lister Tennis Courts
      • Open with recomendation to follow posted guidelines and while wearing a facial covering
  • Program Status
    • Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals
      • Gear Rental currently available
      • Trip Program anticipated to resume January 2021 with limits on capacity
    • Climbing Wall
      • Currently open. Bouldering only and no street shoes on the wall.  Limit of 4 in the wall area at one time.
    • Group Fitness
      • Resumes 9/9/2020
        • Virtual classes and in-person classes
    • Sport Clubs
      • Antcipated to resume in Fall quarter with travel and competition limitations
    • Intramural Sports & Special Events
      • Anticipated to resume in Fall quarter with activity and team size limitations
    • Personal Training
      • Resumes 9/9/2020 with group size limitations
    • Challenge Course
      • Anticipated to reopen on 3/1/2021

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