Day: August 12, 2021

SDC, Gates Tennis Center, Tech Trails adjust facility guidelines

In keeping with recently updated university guidelines, the Michigan Tech Student Development Complex (SDC) and Gates Tennis Center are adjusting facility guidelines. Michigan Tech announced a move to Health and Safety Level Two effective Sunday, Aug 15, 2021.

At Health and Safety Level Two:

  • Face-to-face instruction.
  • Face coverings are required indoors* for vaccinated and unvaccinated, consistent with CDC recommendations.
  • Follow recommendations from your healthcare provider or the Health Department for testing.
  • Contact tracing is through the Health Department.
  • Employee presence on campus falls under normal operations.
  • Campus buildings operate as usual.
  • Common areas are open.
  • Group gathering sizes are consistent with current State rules.
  • Visitors are permitted.

*Face coverings are required upon entry regardless of vaccination status but may be removed during exercise/physical activity in the Student Development Complex and Gates Tennis Center. Please reference and adhere to all posted signage for specific arenas inside the Student Development Complex. 

We encourage all patrons to please continue frequent handwashing (especially before and after meals), hand sanitization, and receive a COVID-19 vaccination.

The SDC is open to Michigan Tech students, members, and action pass holders. General membership sales resumed on July 1, but day passes and action passes are not being sold at this time. Details regarding membership rates, open recreation schedules, facility rules, and requirements for entry can be found at Fall semester building hours begin August 30 and go through December 16, with reduced hours during Thanksgiving break.

A variety of recreation programs and events will be open to the community and offered throughout the Fall semester. Schedules and registration details are continually being updated at Options include, but are not limited to, Aquatics, HuskiesFit Group Fitness Classes, Sports Clinics and Lessons, the Outdoor Adventure Program, and the Shooting Range. 

Building hours will be in place through December 16. Please view each facility page for its open recreation schedule, rules, and requirements for entry: Fitness Center, Pool, Multipurpose Room/Track/Racquetball Courts, Climbing Wall, Gates Tennis Center, and the OAP Rental Center