Winter 2023

When will the Recreation Center Open and who are eligible users?

Please see Hours of Operation for PEAR facility open hours.

The Rec Center will be open for use by the approved on-campus community. This includes students/faculty/staff/faculty emeriti/retirees and affiliates with a valid Carleton One Card, who have provided proof of vaccination/booster (No I.D.–No entry). For the winter break period faculty and staff can bring family members to use The Rec.

Affiliate Cards:

Discover information on the Affiliate Card process.

Submit the Affiliate ID Request form to get started. Employees and alums can log into this form anytime to see their affiliate(s) status and the next step to obtain the card.

During our terms we are not open guests, community members, or children.

What are the expectations of all users?

The following expectations are currently in effect.

Building Entry/Expectations :

  • To gain entry into the Rec Center:
    • Use OneCard scanner at the interior entrance, and front desk. 
  • Hand sanitizing is recommended on the way in and the way out…SANITIZE IN, SANITIZE OUT.
  • Wipe down equipment BOTH before and after use.

What will be the hours of operation for the Rec. Center?

When will Rec. Classes and Personal Training services be available?

The MindBodySpirit website is updated with the Summer activity offerings. Summer activities begin June 13 and will run through Sept. 9 The plans are to offer a variety of in-person, live virtual, and pre-recorded weekly bonus workouts!

Will there be lap swim times and who are eligible users?

There will be no lap swim hours over spring break.

Cowling Pool Lap Swim

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday, Noon – 1 p.m.
  • Monday/Wednesday, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

West Pool Lap Swim

  • Monday/Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Will the Cowling Indoor Tennis court be available and who are eligible users?

The Cowling Tennis court will be available during open hours Fall term by reservation only. All approved on campus community members are eligible to utilize this space. (students/faculty/staff/retirees/faculty emeriti and affiliates. You may make a same-day reservation to use the court by calling the Rec Center front desk at x4487.

Cowling Gym will be CLOSED over the Summer.

Will locker rooms be accessible?

Locker rooms, showers, towels and all restrooms are available.

Do you have to make a reservation to work out in the Fitness Center?

No reservations for Fitness Center cardio/weights equipment are required.