Geasey Outdoor Field Complex

Due to COVID-19 the Campus Recreation facilities will have a staged reopening. This facility is open as of August 24, 2020 and you will be required to make a reservation to utilize the space.   Reservations are available for Geasey Turf and the tennis courts via the link or below for additional information.  For information on how to reserve your spot at other open rec facilities on the main campus go to the How to Reserve Your Fitness Time page.  For the most current information regarding Campus Recreation check back to the Campus Rec COVID-19 Updates page or our social media platforms.

Questions or concerns please contact, campusrec@temple.edu

General Policies for Outdoor Spaces

  • Reservation requests are handled on a first come-first serve basis, and you will be placed on the first available field/court based on the existing schedule at the time of your request.  
  • A confirmation email will be sent to patrons to confirm reservation location and time.
    • You will be contacted by a Campus Recreation representative to discuss and confirm your reservation.
  • Reservations may only be made, and utilized, by matriculated Temple students, as well as active Temple Faculty & Staff.  
  • Please remember to bring your Temple Owlcard with you to show staff when you arrive as part of our check-in process.  
  • Please arrive promptly at your reservation start time and check in with Campus Rec staff at area entrance.  Your reservation block is only good for the duration of your request, and will not be adjusted due to a late arrival.
  • Please adhere to the university’s guidance on their 4-Pillars of Public Health for COVID-19 prior to coming to your reservation.
    • Face Coverings - Please ensure you are wearing a mask at all times while within an indoor fitness facility.  
      • Face masks are required even while exercising if you can’t maintain 6’ of social distancing.  Please refer to the university protocol document on TUPortal for detailed information on this protocol: Use of Masks or Face Coverings During Exercise.
    • Physical Distancing - Please ensure you are maintaining at least 6 feet of distance between yourself and others within the fitness center.
    • Hand Hygiene - Hand sanitizer, restrooms and locker rooms are all available options for patrons to keep hands clean during your reservation/workout.
    • Personal Health Monitoring - Please be sure to monitor your own health prior to coming to any recreation facility.  If you don’t feel well - please stay home.
  • Please be respectful of our reservation blocking system.  Your adherence to your reservation end time is greatly appreciated in order to prep the area for the following reservation block.
  • Reservation cancellations can be made at any time and for any reason, including weather.  There are no back-up rain locations for outdoor reservations.  Our staff will work with you to reschedule your reservation.
  • Max participants have been set in your reserved space in order to adhere to regulations.  Any additional participants arriving with your group that exceeds the group max will not be permitted access.
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  • Hand sanitizer will be available on site.  Restroom use will be directed to Pearson/McGonigle Halls.

Activity Policies for Outdoor Spaces

  • Please ensure you are utilizing your reserved space based on the approved request intention you submitted.  Accommodations may be made as long as your adjusted activity aligns with our guidelines. 
  • Engaging in an activity involves close contact and physical activity with another person is strictly prohibited.  The following is a list of approved activities:
    • Baseball/Softball catch
    • Football Catch
    • Frisbee Catch
    • Soccer (Passing/Dribbling)
    • Workout/Exercise Routine
    • Lacrosse Catch

 

Geasey Turf Complex

Location:  15th Street and Polett Walk

Geasey Turf Complex is a 147,000 sqaure foot lighted, mutli-sport turf field.  Geasey Turf is utilized by Intramurals and Sport Clubs.  Click here for information on reserving time at Geasey Turf.

Tennis Courts

Location: 15th and Norris Streets

There are seven fully lighted outdoor courts located at 15th and Norris Streets.  Outdoor courts 1 and 2 are available for recreational use all day.  Equipment rental is unavailable for Fall 2020.  Click here for information on reserving a Tennis Court.

Sand Volleyball Court

Location: 15th and Norris Streets

CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19

The sand volleyball court at 15th and Norris Streets is available for use Monday through Sunday by reservation on a first-come, first-served basis from 9:00 a.m. through dusk (inclement weather and special events will determine use). Equipment rental is unavailable for Fall 2020.  Use of the Sand Volleyball Court can be requested by students and student groups via the Facility Request Form located to the right.  

For questions on any outdoor facilities please contact Chris Hopkins, Associate Director for Facilities, at chopkins@temple.edu  

Events

There are no events scheduled at this time.