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This page contains information about program modifications for the fall semester. If you have any specific questions that are not answered on this page, contact us at 336-278-7529 or recwell@elon.edu.

Experiential Learning & Outdoor Adventures

Elon Challenge

  • Adhere to all Elon Challenge and Experiential Campus facility modifications
  • Add language to the waiver and pre-program emails to ensure participants who are symptomatic do not participate
  • Offer a virtual option for groups

Elon Outdoors

  • Trips will follow Student Life travel guidelines
  • Suspend use of shared equipment
  • Limit number of participants in tents to as few as possible
  • Clean and disinfect all equipment between each use
  • Limit capacity for S’mores with Outdoors on the Beck Pool Patio to 10 participants, require staff and participants to wear a face covering unless eating, distribute pre-packaged s’mores packets, and clean and disinfect marshmallow skewers between each usage

Equipment Rental and Resource Center

  • Create a low-touch process for equipment rental pick-up/return and bike shop
  • Clean and disinfect all equipment between each use

Fitness Programs

Group Exercise and Personal Training

  • All group exercise classes are free for the fall semester
  • All classes/sessions are outdoors or virtual until fitness centers reopen
  • Face coverings required by instructors/trainers and participants whenever physical distancing cannot be maintained
  • Suspend use of sharing equipment during a class/session
  • Clean and disinfect all equipment before and after each class/session

Sport Programs

Club Sports (High Risk)

High-risk clubs are sports with intense physical activity and that inherently involves contact and/or is played in spaces where physical distancing is not possible. Clubs in this category are baseball, basketball, field hockey, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, racquetball, rugby, soccer, softball, squash, ultimate, and volleyball. Modifications for high-risk clubs include:

  • No competition or off-campus travel
  • All practice plans are approved by the Assistant Director for Sport Programs and must occur outdoors
  • Practice numbers cannot exceed space capacities or national governing body roster limits (whichever is lower)
  • Complete a symptom check prior to each practice
  • All facility policies, including face coverings, must be adhered to at all times
  • Clean shared equipment before and after use
  • No new clubs will be considered if they would be classified as high-risk

Club Sports (Low Risk)

Low-risk clubs are sports that are smaller, do not involve high contact or close physical proximity, and/or can be easily modified without disrupting the integrity of the activity. Clubs in this category are climbing, esports, equestrian (IDA and IHSA), fencing, fishing, golf, swimming, table tennis, and tennis. Modifications for low-risk clubs include:

  • Competition is permitted if approved by the Assistant Director for Sport Programs and adheres to COVID-19 policies for both the hosting club and any visiting institutions
  • Travel must adhere to Student Life travel policies
  • All practice plans are approved by the Assistant Director for Sport Programs and must occur outdoors
  • Practice numbers cannot exceed space capacities or national governing body roster limits (whichever is lower)
  • Complete a symptom check prior to each practice
  • All facility policies, including face coverings, must be adhered to at all times
  • Clean shared equipment before and after use
  • Prospective clubs will only be considered if practice space can be guaranteed in a RecWell facility

Intramural Sports

  • Only non-officiated or self-officiated sports will be offered – all in-person events will be staffed, but staff will not come onto the playing surface unless to respond to an emergency
  • Offer virtual sports/leagues

Student Wellness Programs

Modifications to Student Wellness Programs include:

  • Cancel the fall wellness fair – replace with smaller events throughout the fall semester
  • Redesign HealthEU from a large in-person event to a video that is shown in orientation groups then debriefed by OLs utilizing a provided facilitation guide
  • Increase substance education programming and resources, with messaging consistent with Ready & Resilient considerations
  • Alcohol Discussion Workshops will be held 1on1, in small in-person group, or virtually
  • Implement the online version of Alcohol eCheckup to Go
  • Provide options for virtual health and wellness presentations
  • Develop personal hygiene SPARKS events and resources, and incorporate COVID-19 related content into existing events and resources, such as sexual/relationship health, substance education, bystander intervention, relaxation and stress management, etc.