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To comply with the President’s new Covid restrictions in mitigating the risk of increased cases there will be no use of the Recreation Center for physical activity including cardio, weight room, and track, no indoor group fitness classes, intramurals, or meetings.

The Recreation Center is open solely for academic classes and COVID-19 testing.

Hours have been adjusted

Friday, May 7 – 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, May 8 & 9 – FACILITY IS CLOSED
Monday, May 10 - 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
Tuesday, May 11 - 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
Wednesday, May 12 – 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday, May 13 - TENTATIVE - 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday, May 14 - TENTATIVE - 6 a.m.-8 p.m.

Only students and employee members of the Recreation Center participating in the College’s Covid-19 testing protocol are eligible to access the facility for work out purposes. Individuals must show the current testing band to enter the facility.

Academic Year Hours - (All Areas Except Pool)

Monday-Wednesday: 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
Thursday & Friday: 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Pool Hours - Due to pool renovation work, the pool is closed until the start of that 2021-22 academic year.

Recreation Center/Spaulding Gymnasium - Facility Use Guidelines (Covid-19)

In order to protect the health and well-being of the KSC community, please be aware of the following steps Recreational Sports has implemented and the steps that all users of the facility for workout purposes must follow:

The Recreation Center will open for workout purposes at exactly 6 a.m. on weekdays and 8 a.m. on weekends (when applicable). This allows our staff time to prepare the facility for participants entering for health screening and temperature checks prior to their workouts.

KSC Owl card (students or employee members) and current testing wristband is required.

Face covering (masks with ear loops) required at all times while in the facility even when actively exercising.

Mask must cover mouth/nose at all times. Failure to abide by policy may result in a suspension of privileges.

If you are sick or have any COVID-19 symptoms, stay home. If anyone in your household is sick, stay home as well.

Anyone who has any of the following characteristics are NOT allowed to enter the facility:

  • Have returned from travel to NY, NJ, CT, MA or overseas within the last 14 days;
  • Have had a fever of 100°F or greater in the last 2 days;
  • Have a cough, difficulty breathing, sore throat, or loss of taste or smell;
  • Had contact with a person known to be infected with COVID-19 within the previous 14 days

Maintain 10 feet distancing for all physical activity (6 feet all other times).

Limit your workout time; one-hour time limit in the BodyWorks fitness areas during peak hours of 4-8 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Wipe down facility equipment before and after use.

Check out equipment is not available.

Practice appropriate and frequent hand washing before, during and after workouts.

Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when need to sneeze or cough; dispose of the tissue; wash your face/hands before touching any equipment or returning to your activity.

Store belongings in a cubby locker or leave at home.

Please bring your own reusable water bottle.

No Guest policy has been implemented this year.

Keep in mind that Recreational Sports has the right to refuse service to anyone that has COVID-19 symptoms or fails to follow facility guidelines.

ID and Membership Cards

Owl ID Cards or Membership Cards must be presented to the front desk staff each visit and pool passes or membership cards to the lifeguards each visit to the pool.

The Keene State College Recreation Center and Pool are open to KSC full-time and part-time students and Recreation Center membership holders (faculty, staff, and Continuing Education students only this year) and to restricted membership holders with the Walking Track/Group Fitness or the Pool memberships. Individuals can sign up for a membership at the front desk of the Recreation Center.

More information about memberships can be found on the Membership web page.

No guest passes or child passes will be available this year due to Covid-19 precautions.

Contact Recreational Sports

Lynne Andrews
Director of Recreational Sports
Front Desk: 603.358.2826