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Operational Information 

  • Facility will close an hour early for deep clean each night
  • Fans will not be operated 
  • Limited cash transactions will be accepted

We are currently operating in Phase 3 of our COVID Operations Plan.  The following capacity limits will be set:

  • Will operate at 30% capacity for patrons; staff will monitor
    • Cardio Strength Main floor - 40
    • Cardio Strength Upstairs - 13
    • Track - 15 
    • Upstairs Hallway - 12 
    • Locker Room - 6
    • Climb Wall - 8 
    • Racquetball Court - 4 
    • Court 1-15
    • Court 2 -15
    • MAC Court -15
    • Studios  
      • 109 - 6
      • 112 - 15
      • 113 - 9
  • DakotaDome Pool  
    • Masks required to enter building/pool/locker room (Mask may be removed when swimming.)
    •  Lap Swim Only.  No open swim until further notice
    • No open swim available until further notice.
      • Capacity - 1 swimmer/lane but can allow 2/lane based on the following:
        • If all lanes are full and the patron would like, he/she can ask the swimmers if anyone would be willing to share a lane.
        • The swimmer has the right to deny the request.
        • The patron may also ask the lifeguard to help facilitate their request
    • Swim Lessons-Private Swim lessons will be offered
    • Dakota Dome staff sanitizes/cleans every morning (once a day)
    • High touch points in Pool area
      • Entire Locker Rooms
    • Hand-Sanitizer station located in the pool on South wall as well as in the Dome at top of each stairwell
    • Bleachers will remain in pool - patrons asked to respect social distancing
    • One parent/guardian may accompany the child to lessons and be allowed to stay on deck but social distance.
    • Equipment will be allowed to be used by patrons for lap swim and for swim lessons
  • Wellness Center Staff

  • Will wear face coverings.
  • Will be actively monitoring social distancing and capacity throughout facility
  • Will follow a cleaning schedule where they will be cleaning equipment every hour throughout the day

Entry

  • Masks are required to enter and exit the facility, in the locker room, and in transition to/from and while waiting to participate in activities in the various spaces in the facility.

  • All members must follow CDC guidelines for washing hands and for self evaluation for illness

  • CDC lists the following symptoms for self-evaluation of illness. Members and Wellness Center staff are asked to stay home if they have any of the following symptoms.
    • Cough, fever/chills, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea
  • All members and students must follow entrance arrows, stop at the hand sanitization and enter through turnstile #1.

  • Members using the cardio/weight areas and attending Group Fitness will pick up a towel and spray bottle 

  • General information

  • Plexiglass has been installed in the office suite, front desk, and other desks for added safety
  • Members can bring in equipment such as (Mat, Weight-Belt, Weight-straps)
  • Follow arrows for direction flow 

Beyond Check-in

  • All members/students

  • Are encouraged to clean equipment before and after each use
  • Are encouraged to maintain six feet of distance at all times
  • Are asked to refrain from using the facility if they are ill or show any signs & symptoms in reference to the CDC guidelines for monitoring for COVID illness
  • Exit

    • Place soiled towel in dirty bin and return spray bottle to return table
    • Members/Students must exit following arrows
    • Exit turnstile #3
  • Programming Areas

  • Group Fitness

  • Floor spaces have been delineated in the group fitness studios to provide for social distance
  • Fans will NOT be used in classes
  • Must use reservation system for all group fitness class
  • In addition to classes at the Wellness Center, Virtual class options will be offered with a paid membership
  • Personal Training

  • Trainer will be required to maintain social distance of 6 feet with client
  • Hands on adjustments and corrections are prohibited at this time
  • Use one piece of equipment at a time (avoid supersetting in two stations)
  • Trainer is will wear face coverings
  • Trainer must wipe down all equipment as used during training session
  • Intramurals

    • Flag Football
    • Volleyball
    • Dodgeball
    • Pickleball
    • Basketball
    • Soccer
    • Softball

Locker Room

  • Available at 30% capacity - 6 patrons
  • Showers will be available but NO shower towel check-out service 
  • Minimal equipment will be available for check-out, please ask the front desk
  • Spotting in the free weight area will be permitted at your own risk

  • If you have a concern regarding another person in building please report it to staff

Cleaning Protocol / Sanitization

  • The Wellness Center staff will follow a cleaning schedule throughout the day where they will clean every hour and actively clean throughout facility as patrons use equipment

  • All Members will be given a disinfectant spray bottle/towel and will be encouraged to spray their machine/equipment before and after use
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be available throughout the facility
  • The facility will close one hour early each night for deep clean.