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All visitors over the age of 12 must be vaccinated against COVID-19 to access the University of Guelph campus. Visitors should attest to their vaccination status through the U of G's COVID-19 Daily Screening Tool. Visitors with a medical exemption must have a negative antigen test result from within the last 72 hours before coming to our spaces.  Gryphon Athletics Centre Screening & Vaccination Policies > gryphons.ca/covid19 

Limited Recreation is available to current UofG Students & Athletics Members. 

 

View the weekly Recreation Calendar by hovering over the Sports & Clubs menu item above, then click on the Recreation column heading.  This schedule is updated weekly every Tuesday.     

Non-Members must purchase an Athletics Base Membership prior to purchasing the NRG Pass.  Not a member yet? Purchase your Base Membership now.    Faculty/Staff/Retirees can purchase the Subsidized Base Membership here.  You are an Athletics Member if you are currently registered as a 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.  

Pre-Booking/Reserving your time slot is NO LONGER REQUIRED (other than Squash Court & Rec Swims).  Please review below Policies & Protocols

  • Daily Access Pass available to purchase at Client Services 
  • View weekly Recreation Calendar, hover over the Sports & Clubs menu item above, then click on the Recreation column heading.

Table Tennis

Table Tennis takes pace in Studio Room 3202 in the Guelph Gryphons Athletic Centre. 

Table Tennis

Table Tennis takes pace in Studio Room 3202 in the Guelph Gryphons Athletic Centre. 

Badminton

Badminton takes place is the West Gym, located in the Guelph Gryphons Athletic Centre. 

Squash

The Squash Courts are located in the West Gym. Squash requires a prior booking. Reserve Your Squash Court Here

Table Tennis
Badminton
Squash
Racquet sports provide a fun experience for individuals of all abilities.

 

Badminton Protocols

  • Pre-Booking/Reserving your time slot is NO LONGER REQUIRED (other than for Squash Courts & Rec Swims) 
  • 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
  • Everyone must obey physical distancing guidelines while in the facility
  • Face masks must be worn while in the facility.  
  • Bandanas and scarves are not acceptable face coverings. 
  • Face masks may only be removed during physical activity, but must be worn by players on the bench
  • Four players maximum per net at a time 
  • Racquet Rentals available at Client Services for a fee 
  • Squash Safety Glasses are strongly recommended & available at Client Services
  • Clean Athletic Footwear required

Squash Protocols 

  • We have 5 squash courts available for use
  • Squash courts are located on the North and South ends of the West Gym
  • Racquet Rentals available at Client Services for a fee 
  • Squash safety glasses are strongly recommended and are available at no charge from Client Services.
  • Clean athletic footwear is required.
  • All Squash Courts must be reserved in advance.
  • Bookings can only be made for yourself.  Booking for others is NOT Permitted.
  • Bookings available to reserve 7 days in advance, on the hour.
  • Time slots will be available to reserve up until 1 hour before the desired start time.
  • Individuals may book a maximum of 3 slots for the week.
  • Individuals may only book 1 court per day.
  • Clients should cancel reservations on their own and can do so without penalty up to 1 hour before the booked time.
  • If you are more than 10 minutes late for a reserved court, you will forfeit your reservation.
  • 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.
 
Pickleball - currently NOT available
  • Four players maximum per net at a time
  • Clients may only pre-book one slot per activity per day.  
Table Tennis Protocols - currently not available
  • Table tennis tables only available during scheduled times in room 3205
  • Tables can be set for full play, or angled to accommodate single player practice skill
  • Paddles & balls available to borrow from Client Services

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.

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. Change rooms 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.

 

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