Updated May 27

COVID-Related Policies

Entering the facility

  • Fitness center access is open to students/faculty/staff and members. Day passes are available.
  • Photo ID is required; members must sign in at the front desk.
  • Face coverings are required indoors in compliance with University of Maine System policy, regardless of vaccination status. Face coverings are required while working out, but are not required while swimming in the pool.

Fitness center (exercise rooms)

  • Due to social distancing requirements, all members must adhere to posted capacity limits. Current capacity limits are:
    • Weight room/exercise equipment room: Maximum 12 people at one time
    • Warm-up room (adjacent to exercise room): Maximum 6 people at one time
  • In light of our strict capacity limits, please be respectful of other members by limiting your workout time to around 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  • Please wash or sanitize your hands frequently.
  • Please clean the machines or weights before and after you use them.
  • Please do not move equipment or weights from where they have been placed.
  • Please come dressed to exercise; do not change your clothes in the bathroom.
  • In order to best promote the health and safety of all facility patrons and staff, new protocols have been implemented, including social distancing, re-spacing of fitness equipment, and expanded cleaning and disinfecting of equipment and surfaces.

Aquatics center

  • The aquatics center is currently open during limited hours.
  • Masks are not required while swimming; however, masks but be worn at all other times.
  • The locker rooms are available for use. Only three people are allowed in the locker room at one time.
  • Swim lanes must be reserved for a 55 minute  time slot. To make a reservation, please visit https://appt.link/umm-fitness-center/swimming-registration