Campus Rec Covid-19 Updates

Campus Recreation will continue to update this page (updated 8/28/2020) to help answer many of your questions.  If you have a question not answered below please email us at campusrec@temple.edu

General Questions

Facilities

  • Will Campus Recreation Facilities be open for the Fall?
    • Yes, as of August 31st the following facilities will be available for reservations:
      • IBC Student Recreation 1st and 2nd Floor
      • Pearson and McGonigle Hall 3rd Floor Courts which are reimagined as a cardio space
      • Tennis Courts
      • Aramark STAR Outdoor Track (no reservation needed)
      • Geasey Outdoor Turf Field
  • Reservations?
    • Yes in order to adhere to University, City of Philadelphia, State of Pennsylvania and Center for Disease Control guidelines we will have limited availability in the facilities.  Patrons WILL NOT be able to enter a Campus Recreation facility without a reservation.  For more information on how the process will work and the weekly timeline please visit our How to Reserve Your Workout Time page.
  • Is the track and other outdoor facilities on Campus open?
  • Are lockers available for usage?
    • Due to COVID-19, Campus Recreation will not have day-use lockers available for the start of the Fall 2020 semester.  Locker rentals opportunities will be reevaluated as the semester progresses.  Please check on our Locker page for updated information.
  • What facilities are open and what are their hours of operation?

Membership

  • Will faculty and staff permitted to utilize Campus Recreation facilities during the Fall 2020 semester?
    • Due to limited capacity, from August 24th - October 1st all Campus Recreation facilities on Main Campus will be student only.  Please view our Membership page for more information.
  • My Payroll Deduction was paused, what can I do to restart it?
    • Correct, in March we paused all Payroll Deductions.  We will reinstate payroll deduction membership when the facilities become available to facult and staff.  Please view our Membership page for more information. 
  • As an alumni can I utilize the facilities this Fall?
    • Campus Recreation has made the very difficult decision to not allow alumni access to our facilities for the fall 2020 semester.  As we navigate our return to campus plans to allow the use of Campus Recreation facilities while complying with local and state guidelines it is clear that we must restrict membership to allow our current student population priority access.  Our hope is that we are able to invite all of our Alumni back as soon as possible!  
  • Can I bring a guest with me to workout?
    • Campus Recreation has made the very difficult decision to not allow guest access to our facilities for the fall 2020 semester.  As we navigate our return to campus plans to allow the use of Campus Recreation facilities while complying with local and state guidelines it is clear that we must restrict membership to allow our current student population priority access.  Our hope is that we are able to allow patrons to bring guests with them.  

Programs

  • Will there be Intramural this Fall?
    • In person Intramural leagues will not be occurring during the Fall 2020 semester.  We will instead be offering virtual leagues, tournaments and special events.  For more information visit our Intramurals page. 
  • Are Sport Clubs active during Fall 2020?
    • All Sport Club activities, including practices and games, were suspended until January 1, 2021.  However Sport Clubs will be active in the virtual environment with fitness training, member development and organizational develop.  If you are interested in a club or to stay up to date on what they are doing visit our Sport Club page.
    • If you are interested in joining a Sport Club visit our Interested in Joining a Sport Club page for contact information.
  • Are there still Group Fitness sessions being offered?
  • What is Campus Recreation doing since facility usage is limited?
    • We will offering a large amount of Virtual Programming options throughout the semester.  Continue to check our Virtual Programming page and our social media channels for the most up to date information!
  • Can I still do Personal Training?
    • Due to COVID-19, Personal Training has been suspended for the Fall semester.  If you have questions please contact Kourtney Clark, Fitness Coordinator, at kourtney.clark@temple.edu

IM Leagues

  • What is IM Leagues?
    • IM Leagues is a platform Campus Recreation has utilized for a couple of years to run our intramural leagues.  For Fall 2020 we will have activated two additional portals in IM Leagues.  One will allow participants to register for Group Fitness sessions, which will be virtual.  The second will allow participants to register for blocks to utilize fitness equipment.  
  • How do I use it?
  • Who should I contact if I am having difficulty with IM Leagues?

I still have questions, how can I get them answered?

  • Please use the Feedback form on the right side of this page or email us at campusrec@temple.edu with any questions you may have and we will gladly get back to you with answers.