Spring 2021 Information

At Campus Recreation & Wellness, safety is always a top priority. This is especially true during the time of COVID-19. As we have prepared for this academic year, it has been our goal to continue providing access to recreational and educational facilities, programs, and services to keep members of the Elon University community safe, active, and well. The information in this section of our website details changes to fitness centersfacilities and programs, which are in alignment with Ready & Resilient guidelines, as well as a list of online wellness resources. You can also contact us at 336-278-7529 or recwell@elon.edu with any questions.

What’s the Same (or with minor modifications)

  • We continue to offer educational programs and resources to support health and well-being in the areas of substance education, sexual/relationship health, and the mind-body connection through our student wellness programs
  • Our personal trainers can help you achieve your fitness goals
  • S’mores with Outdoors is every Wednesday at 9:00pm
  • The Elon Challenge is open for reservations (and now has a virtual option!)
  • Elon Outdoors has an exciting trips schedule and equipment available for rent (including our bike rental program, which is now accepting applications for the spring semester)
  • The ELOA Resource Center in the Alumni Gym concourse is here to answer your questions about Elon Outdoors, the Elon Challenge, and to help you plan your own adventure
  • The driving range has its traditional hours of operation
  • We have sports and recreation equipment available to rent

What’s Different

  • Patrons and participants must wear a face covering in all Campus Recreation & Wellness in-person activities, indoors and outdoors
  • All facilities will close and programs will conclude no later than 10:00pm while the statewide curfew is in place
  • There is a reservation process to use any RecWell fitness center, as well as racquetball/squash courts
  • General showers and changing areas in the Koury Center locker rooms are closed; however, faculty/staff locker rooms are reopened – contact recwell@elon.edu to inquire about the locker/towel membership
  • Group exercise continues to offer a variety of class types, but the group exercise fee has been suspended this year – there is also a full list of on-demand classes on the new RecWell YouTube site
  • Intramural sports will focus on smaller team sports and singles/doubles events
  • Club sports practices will be modified for most teams, and travel is restricted based on Ready & Resilient essential travel policies
  • Student employee hiring is on its traditional early spring semester schedule, but will include both virtual and in-person components (depending on the position you are applying for)

What’s New

  • The SPARKS office has moved from the Moseley Center to Koury 146, just past the RecWell welcome desk – be sure to visit us during hours of operation for information on a variety of health and wellness topics and be on the lookout for us tabling all around campus
  • SPARKS peer educators have in-person and virtual programs to promote personal hygiene, as well as traditional programs and services around substance education, sexual/relationship health, and mental fitness
  • We have started Phoenix Free, a new program to support students in recovery in leading a sober and healthy lifestyle

What’s Missing

  • Beck Pool and the Station at Mill Point Pool are closed for the 2020-2021 academic year
  • The guest pass is suspended indefinitely in all RecWell facilities
  • Athletic training services are currently not available