Pocatello Community Recreation Center COVID-19 Modifications

COVID-19 Protocol (Stage 3)

February 2, 2021

The governor has moved the State of Idaho to Stage 3.  

Facility patrons and program participants are required to wear a cloth facial covering or mask while entering and moving about, as well as while staging in various facility areas prior to classes.  NOTE:  Participants will be allowed to remove masks during classes and activities requiring physical exertions (i.e. cardio vascular/weight training, dance/exercise classes).

If the following protocols and guidelines affect you and you would like to discuss your membership options, please call the front desk at 208-232-3901 ext. 4.  Bank drafting accounts will continue to draft until you notify us of something different.  Cancellations must be received by the 24th of the month to stop your draft for the following month.

Facility Guidelines

Overall Facility

  • Occupancy will be based on Stage 3 protocols.
  • Entry to the facility may be delayed to maintain appropriate occupancies.
  • Paid daily users and punch cards will be accepted on a space-available basis at the discretion of the front desk staff, keeping in mind the overall facility capacity and social-distancing requirements.

Weight Room/Stretch Room

  • Users must disinfect each piece of equipment after use.
  • Please practice social distancing.
  • Weight belts and punching bag gloves are not available at this time, so bring your own.

Locker Rooms

  • Showers will be available but please practice social distancing/mask wearing when appropriate.

Dry Sauna and Eucalyptus Room

  • Limited to one (1) patron or one (1) same-family unit at a time (15-minute time limit).
  • Please disinfect your area after use.

Steam Room

  • Steam room closed until further notice.

Pool

  • CRC Facility Members Only—no guests permitted until further notice.
  • Member-only family swims are permitted.
  • Public Swim cancelled until further notice.
  • No lifeguard will be on duty—members swim at own risk.
  • Lap swimming: three (3) lanes available all day with one (1) swimmer or same-family unit per lane
    • 30-minute time limit will be instituted if other lap swimmers are waiting.

Hot Tub

  • Limited to one (1) patron or one (1) same-family unit at a time (15-minute time limit).
  • Please disinfect your area after use.

Multipurpose Gym (Basketball Courts)

  • Basketball courts are open when classes are not being held.
  • Paid daily users will be accepted on a space-available basis at the discretion of the front desk staff, keeping in mind the overall facility capacity and social-distancing requirements.

Racquetball Courts 

  • Only open to those in the same household.
  • Maximum of two (2) patrons per court.

Fitness Classes/Aquacise

  • Aquacise classes are limited to ten (10) participants on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Bring your own noodles and weights if desired.
  • Fitness classes (gym only) limited to a maximum of 15 participants.
  • Yoga/fitness mats not available—participants must bring their own.
  • Floor marked for appropriate spacing.
  • Instructor will facilitate social distancing and disinfect after each class.

Swim Lessons & Private Lessons 

  • Private lessons have resumed.
  • Group lessons are unavailable at this time.

All are encouraged to take the following Enhanced Hygiene Measures in their daily lives and while using the Community Recreation Center to help prevent the spread of germs:

  • Stay home if you are sick.
  • Wear a mask.
  • Wash with soap and water and/or sanitize your hands often.
  • Avoid touching your eyes/nose/mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing—NOT your hands—and dispose of used tissues in a wastebasket.
  • Use an elbow or shoulder for coughing/sneezing if no tissue is available.

Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes should consider staying home.

We reserve the right to close areas due to overcrowding and inability to maintain appropriate social distancing.  Thank you in advance for your understanding.