Fitness & Aquatic Centre Reservations

Last updated on: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 1:15 PM

Thank you in advance for your assistance with maintaining a safe and healthy environment for all of our members and staff.  Please be reminded of the following important protocols:

  1. Stay home if you are experiencing any symptoms of illness, even mild ones.
  2. Wear a mask.  The University requires masks 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.
  3. Practice physical distancing (2 metres) from others at all times.
  4. Wash or sanitize hands frequently.

SFU continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, with more information available at sfu.ca/covid19.

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

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 already have a valid SFU Lorne Davies Complex Membership, 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 Spring 2021.

 

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

Check-In Procedures:

  • Check-in begins 15 minutes before and ends 30 minutes after the session start time.
  • To check-in, enter the Lorne Davies Complex via the main entrance doors on the 100 Level (by the Rec Sports Office and Pool).
  • Present your SFU ID or Photo ID to a Check-in Attendant.
  • A health screening questionnaire & temperature reading will be facilitated by a Check-in Attendant.  Upon successful completion, a wristband will be provided to each member to secure around their wrist before leaving the check-in desk.  If you do not successfully complete the health screening questionnaire or temperature reading, access to the facility will be denied.
  • Proceed to the Aquatics Centre where the staff member will check your wristband and verify your reserved time-slot.

 

Additional Safety Measures at the Aquatics Centre:

  • Plexiglas has been installed at all help desks.
  • There is a designated waiting area upon arrival to ensure physical distancing.
  • Single member per lane. Please swim directly in middle of the lane to avoid getting too close to other swimmers in adjacent lanes.
  • Each member will be provided with one plastic folding chair to put their belongings on.
  • Each member will be provided their own spray bottle and are asked to clean their chair before and after use.
  • Staff are responsible for:

            -          Disinfecting spray bottles in between each session.

            -      Deep cleaning all available equipment in between each session.

  • Change-rooms and showers remain CLOSED. Please come prepared for your swim (bring your own towel, goggles, swim cap and pre-filled water bottle).
  • Lockers remain unavailable.
  • Washrooms within the Lorne Davies Complex are open for use.
  • Members are encouraged to bring their own pre-filled water bottle.  Contactless refill stations are available.
  • Upon completion of their swim, members are to exit the Aquatics Centre through the north-east glass doors on the pool deck.

Fitness Centre

Check-In Procedures
  • Check-in begins 15 minutes before and ends 30 minutes after the session start time.
  • To check-in, enter the Lorne Davies Complex via the main entrance doors on the 100 Level (by the Rec Sports Office and Pool).
  • Present your SFU ID or Photo ID to a Check-in Attendant.
  • A health screening questionnaire & temperature reading will be facilitated by a Check-in Attendant.  Upon successful completion, a wristband will be provided to each member to secure around their wrist before leaving the check-in desk.  If you do not successfully complete the health screening questionnaire or temperature reading, access to the facility will be denied.
  • Proceed to the Fitness Centre where a staff member will check your wristband and verify your reserved time-slot. 

 

Additional Safety Measures at the Fitness Centre:

  • Plexiglas has been installed at all help desks.
  • Select equipment has been made unavailable to help ensure physical distancing requirements.
  • Equipment lending has been suspended (bands, rollers, etc are unavailable)
  • Work-outs are to be done individually. No spotting or working out in groups.
  • Each member will be provided their own spray bottle and are asked to clean all touch points on machines and weights before and after use.
  • Staff are responsible for:

            -    Continuous cleaning of Fitness Centre equipment during each session

            -    Disinfecting spray bottles between each session

            -    Deep cleaning all available equipment in between each workout session

  • Change-rooms and showers remain CLOSED. Please come prepared for your work-out.
  • Lockers are unavailable.
  • Washrooms within the Lorne Davies Complex are open for use.
  • Members are encouraged to bring their own pre-filled water bottle.  Contactless refill stations are available.
  • Upon completion of their work-out, members are to 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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