In a continued effort to promote wellness and active living across our campuses, Recreation Serviceshttp://umanitoba.ca/community/sport-recreation/recreation-services/membership-rates#um-students has been working hard behind the scenes to ensure we are meeting and exceeding government regulations through the ongoing and safe re-opening of our Sport and Recreation Facilities.
From September 8, UM students will have access to the Active Living Centre at the Fort Garry campus and the Joe Doupe Recreation Centre at the Bannatyne campus.
NEW waiver/agreement - In order to book a workout or group fitness class online, you must first complete a Gym Waiver/Agreement that outlines the assumption of risk (including risk due to COVID-19), release of liability, waiver of claims and indemnity agreement.
If you are 18 years of age or older, you will do this by logging in to your Aurora accounthttps://aurora.umanitoba.ca/banprod/twbkwbis.P_WWWLogin and following the pathway outlined below:
Enrollment & Academic Records > Declarations > Gym waiver/agreement
If you are under 18 years of age, a parent or legal guardian must sign your Gym Waiver/Agreement. Please visit our website to download and print the formhttp://umanitoba.ca/sites/default/files/2020-09/assumption-of-risk-release-of-liability-waiver-of-claims-and-indemnity-agreement-sept-2020_0.pdf. The fully completed form must be emailed to email@example.com:firstname.lastname@example.org to be processed.
Once your completed Gym Waiver/Agreement has been received, either online (if over 18) or by email (if under 18), please allow at least two business days for Recreation Services to activate your account. Once your account has been activated you will be able to start booking your workouts online.
Please note that in order to prepare for Fall Term, student gym access will not be available from September 1 to September 7.
Booking your workouts - In order to maintain physical distance regulations and accommodate cleaning protocols, both the Active Living Centre and Joe Doupe Recreation Centre will be operating at limited capacity. All workouts will be available in 90-minute blocks and you will be able to book your spot up to two days in advance starting 7:00 AM on September 8th.
Step 1: Make sure you have completed your waiver/agreement.
Step 2: Login to our online registration systemhttps://sportandrec.umanitoba.ca/UOFM/public using your U of M student email.
**If you create a new account you will not be able to book workout times.**
Step 3: Book your workout or group fitness class in advance online.
Watch the tutorial videohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9eraDGohRQ&feature=youtu.be to learn how to book your workout or group fitness class.
Statement of Inclusivity - At the University of Manitoba, we are committed to equity of access and opportunity for all members, UM students, faculty and staff. We welcome you to a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone—from all backgrounds and perspectives—is respected, valued, and can enjoy an exceptional experience.
Please be reminded that the Sport and Recreation Facilities promote the UM’s respectful work and learning environment and that all users of our facilities are required to adhere to the Sport and Recreation Facilities Code of Conducthttp://umanitoba.ca/sites/default/files/2020-02/Facilities%20Code%20of%20Conduct%20Feb%202020.pdf. Breaches of this Code of Conduct may result in cancellation of facility use privileges.
* Masks are required while waiting in lines, in the stairwells, while spotting, and whenever less than 6ft apart. * You must bring a mask up to the workout floor with you. * Masks will not be provided at the facility and entry to the building will be denied if you do not have a mask. * Working out in pairs, 'working in', sharing equipment - even if from the same household - is not permitted. These safety measures are in place to keep you and our staff safe.
Beginning September 14, hours of operation will be:
Monday - Friday 6:00a.m.-10:00p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8:00a.m.-8:00p.m. The Joyce Fromson Pool is scheduled to open in October, however gymnasiums are not available until further notice.
For further details and information, please visit the Recreation Services websitehttp://umanitoba.ca/community/sport-recreation/recreation-services/membership-rates#um-students.
We are looking forward to seeing you back and wish you the very best for the 2020-21 school year.
Recreation Services University of Manitoba