Rec Sports COVID-19 Response & Updates

Rec Sports COVID-19 Information

Rec Sports is doing all things necesssary to keep our facility as clean and safe as possible for our patrons and staff

If you have general questions about COVID-19, including preventative actions and additional resources, visit the Katsafe COVID-19 website for more information.

  • Precautions We are Taking

    The following precautions have been taken in order to provide you with the safest and cleanest workout experience possible:

    • We are providing hand sanitizer and gym wipes.
    • We are operating under reduced hours to allow for increased cleaning and disinfecting.
    • All staff wear face masks, and plexiglass guards have been installed.
    • Various pieces of equipment have been marked unavailable due to distancing guidelines.
    • Gym Courts:
      • Courts 1 and 2 will be used as additional floor space for cardio equipment following CDC and the Governor’s guidelines.
      • Courts 3 and 4 will be used as a potential activity space.
      • Basketball goals have been raised to discourage team activities. Other activities will be reviewed on a case by case basis.
    • No guest or companion passes will be sold at this time.
    • Indoor track is limited to one lane for walking only.
  • What is Expected of You

    We ask that you continue to do your part to keep our Bearkat community healthy.

    Please review the Rec Sports COVID-19 Protocol prior to visiting the Rec Center.

    • Follow all Rec Sports Rules and Regulations
    • Stay at home if you are sick or show symptoms of COVID-19 including:
      • Cough
      • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
      • Chills
      • Repeated shaking with chills
      • Muscle pain
      • Headache
      • Sore Throat
      • Loss of taste or smell
      • Diarrhea
      • Feeling feverish have a temp greater than 100º F.
    • Wash and sanitize your hands frequently.
    • Practice physical distancing of at least 6 feet from others.
    • Clean exercise equipment before AND after use.
    • Face coverings are REQUIRED while moving throughout the facility. They are recommended, but not required when exercising. Spotters and those being spotted must wear masks.
    • Indoor track is limited to one lane for walking only.

Please review the Rec Sports COVID-19 Protocol prior to visiting the Rec Center.

Visit the Facility Hours Page for a complete list of Rec Sports Facility hours.

The Bouldering area and Outdoor Rental Center is open for select hours..

The RSC Pool is Closed.

Please check back frequently for updates.

Rec Sports continues to offer a variety of online activities, as well as some in-person activities.

Please visit the links below for each area’s offerings:


Contact Rec Sports

936.294.1985 | recsports@shsu.edu

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