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Fall Updates

Updated November 9, 2020

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, Oct. 19, 2020.

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 limited hours, Monday-Saturday, 8:00 am-6:00 pm:

  • Student Fitness Center
  • Pool
  • Racquetball Courts

Capacities for these areas will depend on health department guidelines, available staffing, and sanitization requirements.

*Facility use will be limited to:

  • Currently enrolled Fall students
  • Faculty, staff, and administrative employees
  • Retirees
  • Dependent spouses only

No guest or other facility use passes will be made available.

Facilities CLOSED to the campus community:

  • Indoor tennis courts
  • Outdoor tennis courts
  • SFH east, center, west courts
  • SFH faculty/staff weight room
  • SFH Indoor Track
  • Women’s Fitness Center
  • RB gymnasiums
  • RB turf field
  • Indoor Practice Facility
  • North University and Helaman Fields

Employee Procedures

  • COVID symptom checking before every shift
  • A log will be kept and available for inspection by health department
  • Employees will wear mask
  • 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
    • 45-person capacity on first come first served basis
    • Mask required for entry and wherever physical distancing cannot be maintained
    • Touchless check-in required to establish eligibility
    • Waiting line to enter will be physically spaced more than six feet apart
    • Signs posted requiring patrons to clean equipment before use and maintain 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 closed
  • 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 and where ever physical distancing cannot be maintained
    • 2 person court capacity (one vs. one games only)
    • 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
    • Mask required wherever physical distancing cannot be maintained
    • No sharing of equipment/water bottles
    • No spectators will be allowed at activities