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Campus Recreation

Half Acre Rec and Wellness Center

Dept. 3604

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5586

Fax: (307) 766-6720

Email: rec@uwyo.edu

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Current Operations

The safety of our patrons, staff, and campus community is the top priority at the University of Wyoming and Campus Recreation. Each of us plays an important role in keeping the use of Half Acre a safe experience for everyone.

With the easing of State and University health orders, as of Monday May 24th, 2021 you can expect the following changes at Half Acre:

  1. Masks are not required in Half Acre; however, the University of Wyoming recommends masks and social distancing for those who have not been vaccinated.

  2. Showers and towel service are now available for all users. The steam rooms and hot tub will remain offline.

  3. All day-use lockers are available for use on all 3 floors.

  4. More than 1 patron will be allowed per box/piece of equipment; with spotting permitted.

  5. All members of the UW community including students, faculty and staff, Board Retired members, spouses, Cooperating Agency members, appointed employees, dependents and guests are welcome back to Half Acre!

  6. Cleaning protocols and procedures will remain in place with patrons cleaning all equipment before and after each use.

Facility Hours

Hours May 17 - August 21, 2021:

Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday, CLOSED

 

Patron Protocols

  • If you're not feeling well or have any symptoms related to COVID-19, please stay home.

  • Masks are not required; however, the university recommends masks and distancing for those who have not been vaccinated for COVID-19.

  • Utilize hand sanitizer and wash your hands often during your workout.

  • Patrons are asked to clean equipment before and after each use.

  • Patrons are asked to re-rack their own weights after cleaning.  Equipment no longer needs to remain in the yellow squares.

  • Complete full set on machine/equipment before moving on to subsequent machine, minimizing the number of uses per piece of equipment which will aid in staff cleaning procedures.

What's Currently Available

  • Infield Weightlifting Area

  • Historic Gym Cardio Area, Circuit Weight Machines

  • Track, Cardio Machines, Light Weights

  • Climbing Wall (bouldering only)

  • Racquetball (1 player)

  • Table Tennis (2 players)

  • Pickleball (2 players)

  • Badminton (2 players)

  • Drop in basketball shoot around (one person per half court)

  • Outdoor Program Rental Equipment and Bike/Ski Tuning Area by appointment

  • Some Wellness Center Programs by appointment and via Zoom

  • Rec Sports Office

  • Personal Training via Zoom

  • Athletic Training Telehealth Appointments

  • Group Exercise Classes

  • Swimming Pool 

  • Day use lockers on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Showers

  • Towel Service

What's Currently Unavailable

  • Steam Rooms

  • Spa

  • Cash Payments

     

Contact Us

Campus Recreation

Half Acre Rec and Wellness Center

Dept. 3604

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5586

Fax: (307) 766-6720

Email: rec@uwyo.edu

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