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FitRec Summer 2021 Workout Reservations

It is important for your health to keep moving. For ideas, exercises and tips, check out our How to Keep Moving series.

Effective June 1, 2021 – Summer Workout Reservations for Full-Time Students, Part-Time Students and BU Faculty/Staff

Ready for a workout? Cardio machines, weights, stretching and lap swimming are all available for your use at FitRec. All you need to do is reserve your day and time using our online system. Then, at your allotted time, come to FitRec with:

  1. Your BUID
  2. A green badge on your BU Healthway app approving you to come to campus that day
  3. A clean face mask, which must be worn at all times in the facility. You are encouraged to bring a clean mask to replace your workout mask when you’re done too.
  4. A water bottle
  5. Dressed to work out
  6. A confirmed reservation, which is required for entry

Workout reservation sessions are in 90 minute blocks. After your workout you will exit the building so FitRec staff can sanitize the facility before the next workout session.

Please note:

  • Access for currently enrolled part time students within the testing protocol will be available for a $5 per day pass. Fee will be collected at time of reservation on online reservation system.
  • Access for BU Faculty/Staff within the testing protocol will be available for a $7 per day pass. Fee will be collected at time of reservation on online reservation system.
  • One reservation per day per person.
  • You may reserve up to 3 days from the date of booking.
  • Refunds will be honored for cancellation requests submitted 24 hours prior to reservation
  • Please only book slots that you will attend. No-shows will be tracked and may result in access limitations.
  • You may arrive at any time during your 90-minute session. For entry, bring with you proof of your green badge on Healthway, your BUID, a 2-3 ply face covering, a water bottle and be dressed to work out.
  • Showers, lockers (including day lockers) and cubbies are not available. Water fountains will be turned off, but water fillers will remain on. Come ready to participate in your activity and do not bring other personal items with you.
  • Swimmers will use on-deck showers prior to and after pool use
  • Please review all usage guidelines here

    Review workout reservation instructions

    Request to cancel a workout reservation

    Access Information

    Full-Time Student      No charge for Summer Workout Reservation
    Access Details
    • Graduating full-time students will have access to make reservations through May 31
    • Continuing full-time students (full-time in spring 2021 and registered full-time for fall 2021) will have reservation access throughout this summer
    • Summer-only students must be registered for a minimum of 12 credits combined across both Summer Session 1 and Summer Session 2 in order to have access to reservations

     

    Part-Time Student      $5 for Summer Workout Reservation
    Access Details
    • FitRec receives affiliation data from central University systems (Registrar, Human Resources, etc.)
    • If you are faculty/staff at Boston University, this status takes precedence over all other affiliations regardless whether you are also enrolled as a student
    • If you believe you are a part-time student but the system tells you that you lack appropriate permissions to make a reservation, please first check with your registrar/program contact to determine your official status
    • If available, please secure documentation of your part-time student status from your registrar/program contact, etc.
    • After confirming your status/securing documentation, please contact fitrec@bu.edu with documentation or with any questions

    Faculty/Staff      $7 for Summer Workout Reservation
    Access Details
    • FitRec receives affiliation data from central University systems (Registrar, Human Resources, etc.)
    • If you are faculty/staff at Boston University, this status takes precedence over all other affiliations regardless whether you are also enrolled as a student
    • If you believe you are a Faculty/Staff but the system tells you that you lack appropriate permissions to make a reservation, please contact Boston University Human Resources to determine your official status
    • If available, please secure documentation of your Faculty/Staff status from Boston University Human Resources
    • After confirming your status/securing documentation, please contact fitrec@bu.edu with documentation or with any questions

    What can I do at FitRec?

    Cardio machines (treadmills, ellipiticals, stair climbers, stationary bikes), free weights, solectorized weight equipment, stretching and lap swimming are all available for your use at FitRec.

    Are there some things not available?

    Equipment

    Equipment such as heavy bags are not currently available.

    Closed Venues, Programs and Activities

    Some PERD and FitRec programs, events, venues and activities are suspended until further notice, including: The Dance Theater and FitRec rentals/events, the Sailing Pavilion, Outdoor Programs, the Climbing Wall, Youth and Family Programs, Adult Recreational Instruction (Noncredit), FitPass, Membership Programs, and Locker and Towel Service.

    Facility Space, Meeting and Event Requests

    Due to existing programming and occupancy limits, FitRec is currently not able to accommodate space, meeting or event requests from other external groups or University departments, schools, colleges or groups.

     

    Helpful Links

    How to Register for a Workout Session at FitRec

    Contacts – for specific questions about a program or refund

    Private Lessons and Personal Training

    FitRec Use FAQs

    Aquatics FAQs

    Children’s Programming FAQs

    Dance FAQs

    Emergency Medical Services Program FAQs

    Fitness/FitPass FAQs

    FitTreks Outdoor Programs FAQs

    Membership/Locker/Towel FAQs

    Tennis FAQs

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