New KSC Protocols

KSC Protocols, Spring 2021

The KSC is open only for current on-campus students. In this phase of reopening, the KSC will not be available to Wellesley Faculty, Staff, or Union Employees. The building will also be closed to ALL our outside memberships (alumni, professor emeriti, family, children) and all outside rental groups.

Masks Required

All users in all areas of the KSC will be required to wear a face mask at all times.

Reservations Required
To access the Fitness Center, Pool or Boathouse users must reserve a time via R&R (link available in September).

Traffic Flow 
All users must enter through the main front doors, unless they need an accessible entrance. Card access will be available for approved students at the accessible door on the Ground Level entrance (nearest to the Davis Parking Garage). All users must exit through the mudroom doors, located next to the entrance to Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse. Traffic pattern signage and social distancing signage reminders will be present throughout the building, please follow all one-way directions and signs.

Front Desk
One window for front desk operations will be open with a plexi-window barrier. The front desk staff will be used to monitor adherence to the KSC regulations and assist with any questions. There will be no equipment check out, towel check out, or tennis reservations.

Locker Rooms
Locker rooms will be closed. Swipe access for all users will be turned off. All belongings must be brought with each user to the location where they are working out. There will be clearly marked areas in each location for bags, shoes and other belongings to be placed.

There will be two bathrooms available for use. The Friends of Athletics Lounge bathrooms (located on the first floor) and the second floor bathrooms (located by the dance studios). Signage will indicate occupancy limitations. Users are reminded to not loiter in these spaces.

Meeting Areas
There will be no areas for congregating available. This includes the Friends of Athletics Lounge, Front Entrance Lobby and the Trophy room. The following areas will be closed and will be marked accordingly:

  • Spin Studio
  • Dance Studios
  • Multipurpose Gym (PE classes and practices only)
  • Fieldhouse (PE classes and practices only)
  • Climbing Wall
  • Hall of Fame Room
  • Varsity Weight Room
  • Squash Courts
  • All team meeting rooms and classrooms
  • The Erg Room