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Gym Sports

Sports currently NOT available: Volleyball 

All recreation must be reserved in advance.   After reviewing below Policies & Protocols, please proceed to reserve your time slot @ gryphons.ca/reservations 
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  • Recreation 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.
  • Daily Access Pass currently not available 

Rec Basketball

Shooting and skill development only

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.

 

Recreation 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 > uoguel.ph/COVID19screening or access to the facility will be denied
  • If you experience any symptoms on the screening form or do not feel well, please stay home
  • Recreation Members will enter through the Larry Pearson entrance
  • Everyone must check-in at Client Services (or with Rink Attendant/Field House Info Desk) upon arrival
  • While change rooms are closed, Client Services will provide you with a bin to hold personal belongings
  • Everyone must obey physical distancing guidelines while in the facility
  • Face coverings must be worn while in the facility
  • Face coverings may only be removed during physical activity, but must be worn by players on the bench

Basketball Protocols

  • Basketball time is for shooting and skill development only
  • Maximum of 2 people per net
  • NO 1-on-1 games

Track Protocols

  • Track is only open during scheduled times
  • Only clean, indoor shoes permitted on the track
  • Spiked shoes not permitted
  • Please follow posted daily directional and lane signage
  • For running and sprinting options, refer to the Rec Track times in the Field House
UPDATES  
Internal protocols & opening procedures can be found on our COVID-19 website (gryphons-covid-19.ca)
For University of Guelph COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus closures, cancellations or other notices, visit uoguelph.ca.
To learn more about Provincial guidelines, please visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/covid-19-response-framework-keeping-ontario-safe-and-open#restrict   
 

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Facility Guidelines

Athletics is committed to providing a safe, inviting recreation experience for the University of Guelph community. Please assist us by adhering to the following guidelines.

  1. Individuals must be 12 years or older to participate in NRG Classes and 16 years or older to use the Fitness Centre.
  2. Persons 15 years of age and under participating in Recreation activities must be accompanied by a paying parent or guardian at all times.
  3. Athletic clothing appropriate to the activity must be worn.
  4. Clean athletic footwear with non-marking soles must be worn on all surfaces.
  5. Programming space is to be shared appropriately with all participants.
  6. Food or glass bottles are not permitted in the gymnasiums or program rooms.
  7. Inappropriate behavior such as swearing, physical or verbal abuse will not be tolerated and may result in loss of building access privileges and/or immediate removal from facility.
  8. All programming ends 30 minutes prior to the building closing. All equipment must be returned at this time.
  9. When Change rooms are available, they will be inspected by a Client Services Representative upon building closure.
  10. Failure to follow these guidelines may result in removal from facility and/or loss of access privileges.

Please forward any comments or suggestions to Client Services 519-824-4120 ext. 56253. 

Equipment Rental

A selection of equipment is available for loan to U of G Students/Athletics Members during Recreation times. Fees may apply for some items, visit Equipment Lending for details.

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 have purchased an Athletics Base Membership.

 
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