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Recreation Services FAQ's

Please see below for Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 regarding recreation services.

Is the Bell Center’s fitness room open?

Yes. Complete hours can be found at www.drake.edu/recservices. Reservations will be taken online through the Rec Web Portal (rec.drake.edu) for the Roger Knapp Tennis Center and pool. Reservations are not required. A face covering is required at all times when inside Drake University buildings, including while working out. The only exceptions to the Face Coverings Policy for recreation facilities are while swimming and showering. Please see the University’s Face Coverings Policy for additional details.

Is the Bell Center's pool open?

Yes. Reservations are optional, but staff will limit the number of people in the pool at any given time to six individuals. 50-minute reservations will be taken online through the Rec Web Portal (rec.drake.edu). A maximum of 6 reservations will be allowed per hour.

Is the Fitness Studio open?

Yes, the Fitness Studio is open. A face covering is required at all times when inside Drake University buildings, including while working out in the Fitness Studio. Please see the University’s Face Coverings Policy for additional details.

Is Drake Rec Services offering group exercise?

Yes. Reservations for group exercise are required and made through IMLeagues. In-person classes are limited to 20 participants and one instructor.

On-Demand classes are available through the Drake Rec App.

A face covering is required at all times when inside Drake University buildings, including while working out during group exercise classes. Please see the University’s Face Coverings Policy for additional details.

Is the Bell Center gym open?

Yes, the Bell Center Gym is open. A face covering is required at all times when inside Drake University buildings, including while using the gym. Please see the University’s Face Coverings Policy for additional details.

Is Underground Fitness open?

Yes, Underground Fitness at the Olmsted Center is open. Hours are posted at www.drake.edu/recservices. A face covering is required at all times when inside Drake University buildings, including while working out at Underground Fitness. Please see the University’s Face Coverings Policy for additional details.

Are the racquetball courts open?

The Bell Center's racquetball courts are currently closed.

Where can I learn about intramural opportunities?

The complete Intramural schedule is available on the Drake Rec app.

Is Rec Services offering wellness consultations?

Yes. Wellness consultations, fitness testing, and body compositions will be available by reservation.