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Spring/Summer Updates

Updated May 24, 2021

Campus fitness and recreation facilities will be open in accordance with the Utah Phased Health Guidelines for Gyms and Fitness Centers (v. 4.9) and any additional direction from BYU Risk Management.

Reopening Under Moderate Risk /Orange Guidelines

Implemented Monday, May 24, 2021.

Select campus fitness and recreation facilities will be open in accordance with Utah Phased Health Guidelines for Gyms and Fitness Centers and any additional direction from BYU Risk Management.

The following facilities will be OPEN to the campus community* with the hours, Monday-Saturday, 6:00 am-9:45 pm:

  • Student Fitness Center
  • Women's Fitness Center
  • Pool
  • Racquetball Courts
  • Indoor tennis courts
  • Outdoor tennis courts
  • SFH track
  • SFH West & Center court
  • RB gymnasiums
  • SFH faculty/staff weight room

Capacities for these areas will depend on health department guidelines, available staffing, and sanitization requirements.
*Facility use will be limited to:

  • Students
    • Students who are enrolled in Fall classes can still use facilities after purchasing a wristband at the Info Desk, RB 112.
  • Employees/retirees
  • Dependent spouses
  • Dependent children
  • No guest or other facility use passes will be made available.

Facilities CLOSED to the campus community:

  • RB turf field
  • Indoor Practice Facility
  • North University and Helaman Fields
  • SFH East court

Employee Procedures

  • COVID symptom checking before every shift
  • A log will be kept and available for inspection by the health department
  • Employees will wear a mask if not vaccinated
  • Plexiglass dividers installed at transaction locations
  • Touchless check-in implemented
  • Employee equipment and space sanitized regularly
  • Gloves and cleaning supplies available
  • Monitor recreational areas and equipment for cleaning
  • Building Care will conduct additional regular cleaning

Patron Safety

  • Student Fitness Center
    • Symptom checking through Healthy Together Passport before entering
    • Users BYU ID recorded for contact tracing
    • 70-person capacity on a first-come, first-serve basis
    • Mask required for entry and wherever physical distancing cannot be maintained
    • Touchless check-in required to establish eligibility
    • The waiting line to enter will be physically spaced more than six feet apart
    • Signs posted requiring patrons to clean equipment before use and maintain a proper distance
    • Cleaning and hand sanitizing supplies available with staff regularly checking equipment
    • Some equipment may not be available or may be moved to create spacing
  • Women's Fitness Center
    • Symptom checking through Healthy Together Passport before entering
    • Users BYU ID recorded for contact tracing
    • First-come, first-serve basis
    • Masks required for entry if not vaccinated
    • Touchless check-in required to establish eligibility
    • Signs posted requiring patrons to clean equipment before use and maintain a proper distance
    • Cleaning and hand sanitizing supplies available with staff regularly checking equipment
    • Some equipment may not be available or may be moved to create spacing
  • Outdoor Tennis/Pickleball Courts
    • Symptom checking throughout Healthy Together Passport before entering
    • Users BYU ID recorded for contact tracing (QR Code)
    • Masks required for entry if not vaccinated
    • No shared equipment
  • Indoor Track closed
  • Racquetball Courts
    • Symptom checking throughout Healthy Together Passport before entering
    • Users BYU ID recorded for contact tracing (QR Code)
    • Masks required for entry if not vaccinated
    • No shared equipment
  • Intramurals TEAM SPORTS CANCELED. Individual sports ONLY.
    • Symptom checking through Healthy Together Passport before participation
    • Users BYU ID recorded for contact tracing
    • Masks required for entry if participant is not vaccinated
    • No sharing of equipment/water bottles