COVID-19 Information

All Recreational Sports facilities are CLOSED through August 2, 2020. 

Facilities are scheduled to reopen with limited operations on August 3, 2020. 

Please visit our Facility Reopening page for updates and important information regarding facility layouts, procedures, and new policies. 

Visit our Member Relief page for important updates to Rec Sports memberships as we prepare to reopen. 

Information related to COVID-19 and our operations

Facilities

Programs - Virtual Programming

Member Services 

Stay Updated

Facility Cleanliness

Our priority is the health, wellness, and safety of our community. 

Our adjustments and decisions are made with our students and members in mind. Additionally, we are a department primarily operated by students and we anticipate upcoming disruptions to our staffing through the remainder of the spring. 

Further resources are available through the university's One VCU: Responsible Together which can also be accessed through the VCU Homepagethe VCU Alert page, and Division of Student Affairs COVID-19 Student FAQs

We will continue to update our community as we receive more information and we appreciate your diligence in protecting both yourself and our community!

 Facilities

In order to best serve our community, all VCU Rec Sports facilities will be closed until further notice. This includes

  • Cary Street Gym
  • Cary Street Gym Aquatic Center
  • Cary Street Field
  • Cary Street Gym Climbing Wall
  • Outing Rental Center
  • Thalhimer Tennis Center
  • MCV Campus Recreation Center
  • MCV Campus Aquatic Center
  Programs

Rec Sports has launched and is expanding our Virtual Programming. All programs are free and available to anyone with an internet connection. Join us for live virtual fitness classes taught by Rec Sports instructors, online eSports tournaments, outdoor adventure virtual programs, parent and child activities, and informal recreation activities.   

All physical programs and services are canceled for the remainder of the spring semester. 

For further information, please contact our staff, listed below. 

 Member Services

As we prepare for reopening, our Member Services information has been updated. You can find out more information about your membership category on our Member Relief page. 

For any other questions about membership, please contact rsmemberships@vcu.edu 

 Stay Up to Date

We will continue to communicate updates related to changes in facility hours, programming, and services on our website as well as our social media:

Further resources are available through the university's One VCU: Responsible Together which can also be accessed through the VCU HomepageVCU Alert page, and Division of Student Affairs COVID-19 Student FAQs.

 Facility cleanliness

What is VCU Rec Sports doing?

  • Increasing cleaning efforts on high touch surfaces such as door handles, drinking fountains, and fitness equipment

  • Disinfecting open recreation equipment, such as basketballs, when equipment is returned

  • Diligently working to ensure hand sanitizer and wipe stations remained stocked

  • Disabling turnstile hand keys at all facilities. All patrons should check-in at the front desk

  • Regularly cleaning hampers and other storage bins where used towels are placed

What can you do as a member?

  • You can use gym wipes before and after your use of equipment

  • Wash your hands throughout your workout

  • Cover your coughs and sneezes

  • Use hand sanitizer stations and report empty wipe stations to our staff 

We will continue to update our community as we receive more information and we appreciate your diligence in protecting both yourself and our community!

Virginia Commonwealth University
Division of Student Affairs
101 S. Linden St.
Richmond, VA 23220

(804) 827-1100
recsports@vcu.edu

About Recreational Sports

VCU Recreational Sports offers a diversity of programmed and informal recreational, fitness and sports activities for the VCU community.

Page last updated 08/14/2018

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