Campus Recreation Facility Access, Programs, and Activities FAQ

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Frequently Asked Questions
  • Operating Status

    Yes. The Recreation Center and Alpine Field will be open for the Fall 2021 semester beginning Sunday, August 15th. Our fall semester hours of operation are modified to:

    • Recreation Center & Alpine Field

      • Monday - Thursday: 6:00am-10:00pm

      • Saturday: 10:00am-8:00pm

      • Sunday: 12:00pm-9:00pm

    We will be closed Labor Day and will have modified hours/closures Thanksgiving week. Please check our main webpage for updates on current hours.

  • Campus Recreation Facilities

    Yes, all Campus Recreation facilities will be open.

  • Programs and Services

    At this point, all programs and services are moving forward in a similar, yet modified format as last fall and spring. However, guidance from our UCCS leadership, State of Colorado, and El Paso County Public Health will assist us in determining health and safety concerns in order to offer these programs and services in the healthiest and safest environment.  Modifications to programs and services are to be expected.

  • Student Employees

    Yes, student employees will be hired to assist in providing program, service, and facility operations at Campus Recreation this semester.

  • Non-student Memberships

    Campus Recreation is currently welcoming currently enrolled students and all other membership types. To view all of the membership opportunities visit the membership webpage here

  • Locker Rentals

    Yes, we are offering long-term locker rentals and daily locker usage. Visit the Guest Services desk to inquire about obtaining a locker.

    Long-term locker rental pricing can be found here

  • Facility Capacity

    Yes. The capacity for the entire Recreation Center within the Gallogly Recreation and Wellness Center building will be in compliance with local, state, and federal guidelines/regulations. This capacity number will change as El Paso County enters different levels of the COVID-19 Dial. 

    You can view the real-time capacity of the Recreation Center here

  • Aquatics Center

    The pool will be available to use. We are happy to be able to reopen the Aquatics Center (pool and spa/hot tub) beginning Fall 2021. 

  • Fitness Center

    The fitness center floor is open for working out via utilizing machines, weights, and other equipment. Please note that some equipment may be offline to ensure our facility meets social distancing requirements.

  • Guests

    Facility Access Passes are available to anyone who holds a current UCCS or Campus Recreation ID Card. Passes grant facility and equipment access only. Facility Access Passes can only be purchased by guests if they are accompanied and sponsored by someone with a current membership (current student or member). 

    For more information on Access Passes visit this webpage

  • Future Closings

    This COVID-19 pandemic and its impact is constantly evolving. We are hopeful that we will not need to close our facilities due to the pandemic, and have adopted numerous protocols and procedures in order to create a safe and healthy environment for recreation participation. The State of Colorado Governor’s Office, El Paso County Health Department, or UCCS may mandate a closure, and in those situations we would need to respond appropriately.  

    In the situation of a widespread outbreak within our facilities, we may need to close our facilities for a brief period to perform a deep cleaning, but would reopen our facilities as soon as it would be responsibly safe to occur. Let’s all do our part in following our health and safety guidelines so that we can continue to enjoy our recreation!

  • Intramural Sports

    Intramural sports will be offered this Summer, but program protocols may look a little different than in previous seasons. We plan to offer opportunities in both an in-person and in a remote/virtual format. Stay tuned for more information.

  • Group Fitness Classes

    Yes. The Group Fitness team will be bringing you Group Fitness classes in a variety of formats. You can expect to find in-person classes, live classes, recorded classes, and even fitness videos on our IGTV. Follow us on Instagram @UCCSRec

  • Student Organization or Club Reservations

    While we do have a limited capacity number to abide by, we are willing to try to work with student clubs and organizations on their space needs on a case-by-case basis. Please reach out to TJ Peck at recres@uccs.edu for space reservation information.