Helpful Information & Holiday Hours
STWFC will have
altered hours starting Monday, November 23 to Sunday, January 10, 2021
Early Bird members will have
full-time access to STWFC from Nov. 20 - Jan. 10.
Blatt PEC will
be closed for recreational purposes starting Friday, November 20 to Sunday, January 10, 2021
Please see our Hours & Schedules , or Memberships & Services for updates on what we have to offer throughout our facilities and programs.
Be a Considerate Gamecock
We need your help in keeping everyone healthy and safe. In accordance with UofSC,
local, state, and fitness industry guidelines, Campus Recreation has made the following
changes to promote safety during this unprecedented time. Reservations Required
Reservations for the STWFC and Blatt PEC weight rooms and all Group X classes are
made through IMLeagues.com . Know Before You Go
All Campus Recreation users agree to the following when using our facilities:
Wear face coverings:
Face coverings are required while moving throughout Campus Recreation facilities*
Users are required to wear face coverings during exercise,
however; face coverings may be pulled down or removed while swimming, participating in cardio
activities, or while performing (or recovering from) strenuous exercise that causes
respiratory distress. Users should strive to remain physically distant from others
while mask is removed.
Research from the American Council on Exercise has determined most people can exercise
safely with a cloth face covering, provided that they do not have a pre-existing lung
or cardiovascular issues and are monitoring their body’s reaction to the workout.
Present a valid CarolinaCard for entry
Verbally affirm the following statements
I am not, nor do not supsect that I may be, infected with the COVID-19 virus.
I have not had close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or
contact with someone who is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19
I am not currently experiencing any COVID-19 consistent symptoms:
Shortness of breath
Loss of smell
Loss of taste
Contact the Coronavirus Phone Bank at 803-576-8511 if you have any of the symptoms,
or have recently been exposed to someone who has tested positive or is showing these
Frequently Asked Questions
Expand all Why do I need my CarolinaCard?
We are requiring
all patrons to present and scan their CarolinaCard for entry to provide a touch free access into
Why can't I play basketball/open rec?
Re-opening guidelines issued by the state of South Carolina caution
against close contact sporting activities as well as discouraging shared equipment, especially if difficult to clean.
Why can't I bring a guest?
To optimize mitigation strategies,
UofSC is currently restricting visitation for individuals outside UofSC.
Campus Rec in the News
Campus Rec Magazine - Fitness Floor Safety Protocols
At the University of South Carolina, Michael Lagomarsine, the assistant director of
Fitness, shared his team’s top three cleanliness and fitness floor safety protocols
Gyms, students adapt to new normal to follow COVID guidelines
Gyms and fitness centers in Columbia have changed their approach to follow new COVID-19
protocols but are still ensuring students and residents can continue to train.
Group X fitness classes aim to provide safe, challenging exercise environment
Now that classes have begun and students are back on campus, Group X is providing
structure to students’ personal fitness efforts.
Club and Intramural Sports adapting to COVID-19 | News 4
Club and Intramural sports are looking a little different this year, News 4 Reporter
Bryce Glenn will tell you about it.