Frequently Asked Questions

When will the GAC be open?

The Goergen Athletic Center, tennis courts, recreation courts, indoor track, field house, Leibner-Cooper Room, Fitness center, and aquatic center (pool) are all open.

What should I bring to the gym?

UR ID, Phone, water and any recreation equipment you want to use. Pack light! A limited number of day use lockers will be available.

When will the pool open?

The pool is open.

What are the hours of operation?

Who will be able to use the GAC?

All full-time undergraduate, graduate students and R Club Members are able to use the GAC. Guests of students and R Club members are able to use the facility. Questions regarding R Club memberships can be sent to



Tell me about using Fitness Center. As a starting point:

  • Plan your workout to make your time in the Fitness Center efficient.
  • Bring your own water.
  • Only bring to the fitness center what you need for your workout. No chalk is permitted.
  • You will be required to clean the equipment you use before and after use.

Can I play a game of basketball?

Yes, there are several courts and baskets available.

What about tennis?

The indoor and outdoor tennis courts will be available for singles and doubles play.

Can I play badminton?

Yes, all rec courts can be set up for singles and doubles badminton.

Are the racquetball and squash courts open?

Racquetball and squash courts are available. Please bring your own equipment, including eye protection. Central issue has a limited supply of racquetball and squash equipment.

Can I play volleyball?

Volleyball is permissible.

Can I play soccer?

Soccer is permissible.

Can I rent out equipment?

The equipment loaning program will permit limited equipment loaning. It is recommended that you bring your own equipment to use in the GAC.


Will locker rooms be available?

Use of the locker rooms will be permitted. Showers are available.

Can I bring a guest?

Yes, guests are allowed. The cost is $5 for guests of students and $10 for guests of R Club members.

What are the cleaning plans for the Fitness Center?

All students, faculty, and staff R Club members will be required to clean equipment before and after they use it. Fitness Center staff will clean equipment each morning and throughout the day.

I’m an R Club member how can I get information about my membership or locker rental?

Please write directly to R Club at for more information.