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Guelph Gryphons Fitness Centre

The Fitness Centre is currently closed until further notice due to the Province-wide Emergency Brake Shut down.   more details here.


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Fitness Centre

Face coverings must be worn into the Fitness Centre up until the point where your workout begins. 

Face Coverings

Face coverings must be worn into the Fitness Centre up until the point where your workout begins. 

New Entrance!

NRG Members will enter the building through the Garney Henley entrance off of East Ring Road. 

Sanitized Equipment

Members must wipe down all equipment after use

Deep Cleaning

In between workout blocks, the Fitness Centre is closed for 30 minutes of deep cleaning. 

Guelph Gryphons Fitness Centre...

All members must obey physical distance and guidelines while in the workout space


This is a reservable spot on our booking site and also a dedicated personal training space.


This is a reservable space, but also a dedicated personal training area.

Face Coverings
New Entrance!
Sanitized Equipment
Deep Cleaning
Guelph Gryphons Fitness Centre...
  • Fitness Centre workouts must be reserved in advance.   After reviewing below Policies & Protocols, please proceed to reserve your time slot at 
  • Mezzanine is now available (within the Fitness Centre) for workout blocks - details below 
  • Daily Access Pass currently not available 
  • Access to the Fitness Centre included within the NRG Pass (currently available to U of G Students & Athletics Members ONLY.  You are an Athletics Member if you are a registered full or part-time undergraduate or a full-time graduate student of the University of Guelph (Athletics Base Membership paid within your academic fees) or if you have purchased an Athletics Base Membership.

Enforced Booking Policies

  • All time slots must be reserved in advance for the purpose of contact tracing.
  • Bookings can only be made for yourself – booking for others is NOT Permitted.
  • Max one (1) time slot per day for Rec Swims, NRG Fitness classes, Fitness Centre.
  • No back to back bookings permitted in the same building.
  • Bookings available to reserve 7 days in advance, on the hour (means you don’t have to wake up at midnight to make your booking).
  • Time slots will be available to reserve up until 1 hour before the desired start time.
  • All members must have a booking to access our building and/or any of our spaces. 
  • Clients should cancel reservations on their own and can do so without penalty up to 1 hour before the booked time.
  • Reservations can be managed through the app, your email confirmation or by calling Client Services (519 824 4120 Ext. 56253).
  • Non-members will be denied access to reserved time slots.
  • All Clients must check in when they arrive prior to any booking.
  • Clients who register for a time and continuously do not show will have their memberships temporarily suspended.

Fitness Centre Protocols 

  • Everyone is required to complete the U of G COVID-19 Screening Form prior to every visit using the QR code or by visiting > or access to the facility will be denied
  • You will be asked to show us the "Green Check Mark" from your UofG confirmation screening that will arrive in your email.
  • If you experience any symptoms on the screening form or do not feel well, please stay home
  • Each Fitness Centre workout block is 50 minutes in length
  • The Fitness Centre will close for 10 minutes of cleaning after each workout block
  • NRG members will enter through the Garney Henley entrance
  • Everyone must check-in upon arrival
  • While change rooms are closed, we will provide you with a bin to hold personal belongings that will be stored in the Fitness Centre for the duration of your workout block
  • Late entries will only be permitted up until 15 minutes into each workout block
  • Walk-up NRG members will be accepted if space permits
  • Everyone must obey physical distancing guidelines while in the facility
  • Face coverings must be worn while entering the Fitness Centre and up until the point where your workout begins and during rest or walking between machines.
  • Individuals may choose to wear face coverings while working out
  • Everyone is expected to wipe all equipment after each use
  • Fitness Centre lendable equipment is currently restricted due to sanitizing purposes
  • Controlled access to the heavyweight area (black mats), with a limit of 8 people at any given time
  • After each workout block, individuals will exit directly through the back doors of the Fitness Centre/Building
  • The white staircase to the Fitness Centre is currently closed 
  • ‘Working in’ is prohibited

Mezzanine Workout Blocks NOW available (within the Fitness Centre)  

The Fitness Centre Mezzanine is normally a dedicated Personal Training space, but while in the 'Red - Control Zone' it will also be a bookable workout block (limited to availability, max five (5) members).  

  • This space is most suited to anyone looking for cardio machines and light weight/bodyweight workouts.
  • Mezzanine users will book using the 'Cardio/Bodyweight (Mezzanine)' link that sits within Fitness Centre bookings. 
  • Mezzanine workout blocks are 50 minutes in length and start on the hour.
  • Mezzanine users will enter through Garney Henley to check-in and have their membership and booking validated in order to receive a yellow tag.  Swipe reports will be used for contact tracing. 
  • Greeters will direct users to enter the Mezzanine through the staircase upon walking into the Fitness Centre.
  • Users must stay on the mezzanine for the entire 50 min workout block.  At the end of the workout block, users will exit the opposite staircase and go out through the back door.
Before booking your time slot, ensure you have read the below Policies & Protocols. Learn more about our new booking system here. 


Not a Member yet?  Visit Membership Services to purchase now.  The cost of NRG classes is included within the NRG Pass.  

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