Fitness & Aquatic Centre Reservations

Last updated on: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 9:24 AM

IMPORTANT CLOSURE UPDATE: December 1 - Power has been restored at the Lorne Davies Complex. All Fitness Centre & Aquatic Centre sessions will proceed as scheduled.

As per the Provincial Health Orders announced November 19th and effective until further notice, please be reminded of the following:  Masks are now required to be worn in all indoor common areas on SFU campuses.  This includes indoor common areas of the Lorne Davies Complex and in the Fitness Centre. 

Non-medical masks are most effective when used in combinaton with other COVID-19 prevention measures:

  • stay home if you are experiencing any symptoms of illness
  • wash or sanitize hands frequently
  • avoid touching your face
  • practice physical distancing (2 metres) from others at all times
  • always wear a mask when physical distancing is not possible

Thank you for your ongoing assistance with maintaining a safe and healthy environment for all of our members and staff. 

Please continue reading below for reservation instructions and what to expect when you arrive.

Register now for a workout or swim

Reservation Instructions

How to Reserve a Swim or Workout Time-Slot

Online reservations become available 48 hours before the designated time slot and close 15 minutes before the start time.

 

Step 1: Obtain the SFU Lorne Davies Complex Membership*

*IMPORTANT: SFU Lorne Davies Complex Membership is required as a one-time registration (not the same as the regular SFU Liability Waiver)

  • To reserve a time-slot in the Aquatics  or Fitness Centre, visit the SFU Rec Web Portal. Log-in using your SFU ID and password.
  • If you have already registered for the SFU Lorne Davies Complex Membership in Fall 2020, please skip to step 2 below. 
  • Click on the three black lines to the left of the SFU Recreation logo. Click "Memberships".
  • Click "SFU Lorne Davies Complex Membership". Select the 1 term option and click "Add to Cart".
  • Sign the updated Athletics and Recreation liability waiver. 
  • Click "Checkout" and complete the registration. You will see a green bar that says "Payment was Successful".
  • SFU Lornes Davies Complex Membership is valid for Fall 2020.

 

Step 2: Choose a time slot for your swim or work-out

  • Click on the three black lines to the left of the SFU recreation logo. Click "Programs & Certifications". 
  • Under "Classification" choose "Facility Access Reservations". 
  • Choose one of "Aquatic Lane Swim Reservations", "Aquatic Dive Tank Reservations", or "Fitness Centre Reservations" 
  • Find the date and time that you would like to reserve. Click "Register".
  • Complete COVID-19 health screening questions, then click "Add to Cart".
  • Click "Checkout" and complete the registration. You will see a green bar that says "Payment was Successful".
  • You will then be emailed a confirmation receipt for your booking. Please bring your student/staff ID card to your booking. 

 

How to Cancel a Reservation Online

Note: You may cancel online up to 30 minutes before your reserved timeslot. Three-strike policy in place for no-shows.  

  1. Visit the SFU Rec Web Portal and log-in. 
  2. Click on your profile photo on the top right hand corner and click "profile".
  3. Click "Programs" on the left hand side. 
  4. Find the reservation you wish to cancel and click the 3 red dots. 
  5. Click "Cancel Reservation".

What to Expect During Your Reservation

Aquatic Centre

  • Aquatics Centre session start-times are: 

            - Monday to Friday 11:30am; 12:30pm; 4:30pm; 5:30pm

  • Members may reserve 1-40 minute swim session per day. Aquatic online reservations become available 48 hours before the designated time slot and close 15 minutes before the start time. Please see below for reservation instructions. 
  • Please only arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled session. 
  • Enter the Lorne Davies Complex via the main entrance doors on the 8000 Level (by the Rec Sports Office and Pool).
  • Your SFU ID or Photo ID is required.
  • Masks are now required to be worn in all indoor common areas on SFU campuses.  This includes all indoor common areas of the Lorne Davies Complex and in the Fitness Centre.  
  • A health screening questionnaire & temperature reading will be facilitated by staff upon entry to the Lorne Davies Complex. 
  • Upon successful completion of the health screening, members will proceed to the Aquatic Centre.
  • Upon entry to the Aquatics Centre, a staff will greet each member and verify their reserved time-slot.
  • Maximum capacity for the Aquatics Centre will be capped at 9 (6 in main pool; 3 in dive tank).
  • Access is limited to registered members only – no spectators will be permitted. 
  • Plexiglas has been installed at all help desks.
  • Swimmers are to arrive swim ready. Please bring your own:

            - Towels

            - Goggles

            - Swim Cap

            - Water filled bottle

  • There will be a designated waiting area upon arrival to ensure physical distancing.
  • Single swimmer per lane, with swimmers asked to swim directly in middle of the lane to avoid getting too close to other swimmers in adjacent lanes.
  • Members will be provided with one plastic folding chair to put their belongings on. Members will spray and wipe their chair after each use.
  • Staff will be responsible for: 

            - All touchpoints around the pool after use

            - Ongoing cleaning of Aquatics Centre equipment through regularly scheduled shift

            - Deep clean of all available equipment in between swim sessions (15 minutes)

  • Washrooms within the Lorne Davies Complex will be open for use.
  • Members are encouraged to bring their own pre-filled water bottle.  Contactless refill stations will be available.
  • Change-rooms, showers and lockers remain closed. Please come prepared for your swim session. 
  • Upon completion of their swim session, members will exit through the north east glass doors on the pool deck.

Fitness Centre

  • Fitness Centre session start-times are:  

            - Monday to Friday 9:30am; 11:00am; 12:30pm; 2:00pm; 3:30pm; 5:00pm

  • Members may reserve 1-60 minute session per day.  Fitness Centre online reservations become available 48 hours before the designated time slot and close 15 minutes before the start time. Please see below for reservation instructions. 
  • Please only arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled session. 
  • Enter the Lorne Davies Complex via the main entrance doors on the 8000 Level (by the Rec Sports Office and pool).
  • Your SFU ID or Photo ID is required.
  • Masks are now required to be worn in all indoor common areas on SFU campuses.  This includes all indoor common areas of the Lorne Davies Complex and in the Fitness Centre.  
  • A health screening questionnaire & temperature reading will be facilitated by staff upon entry to the Lorne Davies Complex. 
  • Upon successful completion of the health screening, members will proceed to the Fitness Centre.
  • Upon entry to the Fitness Centre, a staff member will greet each member and verify their reserved time-slot.
  • Plexiglas has been installed at all help desks.
  • Maximum capacity for the Fitness Centre will be capped at 35 members per session.
  • Selected equipment will be unavailable to help ensure physical distance requirements. 
  • No equipment (bands, rollers, etc) will be lent out.
  • No spotting or working out in groups.
  • Each member will be provided their own disinfected spray bottle and should clean all touch points on machines they use before and after use.
  • Staff will be responsible for: 

            - All touchpoints of machines after use

            - Ongoing cleaning of Fitness Centre equipment through regularly scheduled shift

            - Deep clean of all available equipment in between workout sessions (30 minutes)

  • Washrooms within the Lorne Davies Complex will be open for use.
  • Members are encouraged to bring their own pre-filled water bottle.  Contactless refill stations will be available.
  • Change-rooms, showers and lockers remain closed. Please come prepared for your work-out session.
  • Upon completion of their work-out session, members are will exit the Fitness Centre through the west-most doors and exit the Lorne Davies Complex through the lower or upper level exit doors. 

Important Notes & Cancellation Policy

  • Accessing the Fitness Centre and Aquatic Centre requires registration before arrival. Drop-in activities are not available.
  • Due to limited capacity, current students, staff and faculty on campus can reserve only one time slot, per facility, per day.
  • If you cannot attend your registered facility access reservation, you may cancel online up to 30 minutes before your reserved time slot. 
  • To ensure fair usage opportunity for our community, SFU Recreation has a three-strike policy for no-show and double-booking infractions. If the three-strike limit is exceeded, accounts may be temporarily suspended from facility access reservations. 

 

Register now for a workout or swim

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