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COVID-19 Guidelines & Safety Procedures

Our Commitments to Your Safety

Members coming to use the Clark Sports Center will be required to complete a health screening upon entering, wear a face covering at all times and practice social distancing.

Our staff will be taking an active role in cleaning, monitoring capacity and maintaining social distancing guidelines. Your health and safety is our top priority and with continued guidance from the CDC and NYSDOH we will determine the safest course of action for everyone entering and using our facility.

Requirements for Your Safety

  • A face mask or covering is required throughout the facility. It must cover your mouth and nose at all times.
  • Maintain a minimal distance of 6 feet between yourself and others.
  • Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the facility.
  • Reservations required. Login credentials are required to make a reservation. If you do not have login credentials set up, please email Membership Director, Kathy Graham. Click here for more information about online reservations.
  • Adult members (18+ and out of high school) only.
  • A temperature check and completing a health screening questionnaire are required at every visit
  • At your first visit, members will be required to sign a COVID Waiver (PDF, 44KB).
  • Please do not enter if you have any of the following symptoms: Fever, Chills, Cough, Fatigue, Difficulty Breathing, Shortness of Breath, Muscle/Body Aches, Headache, New Loss of Taste or Smell, Sore Throat, Congestion, Runny Nose, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea
  • Scheduled cleaning in each area
  • Follow proper entry and exit procedures throughout the building

Aquatics Center Guidelines

  • Adult members (18+ and out of high school) only.
  • Reservations required. Login credentials are required to make a reservation. If you do not have login credentials set up, please email Membership Director, Kathy Graham. Click here for more information about online reservations.
  • Enter the pool area through the Administration hallway
  • Please do not arrive more than 10 minutes early prior to your reservation
  • Wait for a staff member to assist you
  • Practice social distancing
  • Masks must be worn on the pool deck
  • Take off shoes on the pool deck
  • Jog belts are available and cleaned after each use. No other equipment provided
  • Locker rooms and balcony are closed
  • Changing out of swimming attire on the pool deck is prohibited
  • Towel service no longer provided
  • Keep your belongings in the basket in the space provided
  • Exit the pool area through the Aquatic Activity Room
  • Schedule is subject to change

Bowling Alley Guidelines

  • Adult members (18+ and out of high school) only
  • Reservations required. Login credentials are required to make a reservation. If you do not have login credentials set up, please email Membership Director, Kathy Graham. Click here for more information about online reservations.
  • Bowling is free at this time.
  • Please do not arrive more than 10 minutes early prior to your reservation
  • The Bowling Alley will operate with every other lane available – 4 lanes, with a limit of 4 people on a lane.
  • Bowlers will get a glove so they can determine what weight ball they want and if their fingers fit. The glove will then be thrown away.
  • They will get shoes and a scoresheet and then they must stay in their own lane area.
  • When finished, they will return the shoes and balls to specified return areas for cleaning. The shoes will be disinfected and taken out of service for 48 hours.
  • The Bowling Alley staff will clean the score table, chairs, and ball return area during the cleaning time block after every reservation.
  • During the night and cleaning breaks the maintenance staff will use the electrostatic sprayer in this area.
  • Locker rooms are closed.

Fitness Center Guidelines

  • Adult members (18+ and out of high school) only
  • Reservations required. Login credentials are required to make a reservation. If you do not have login credentials set up, please email Membership Director, Kathy Graham. Click here for more information about online reservations.
  • Time blocks are separated by cleaning blocks and the Fitness Center staff will do the cleaning. Members will also clean the equipment they have touched like they are normally required. During the cleaning breaks and at night electrostatic sprayers will be used
  • Please do not arrive more than 10 minutes early prior to your reservation
  • The equipment in the Fitness Center, both downstairs and upstairs, has been rearranged, closed off, or removed in order to assure there will be 6 feet between participants
  • The free weight/lifting area is closed
  • Rowers have been removed because of the amount of air/wind movement they create but they have been placed in a couple of the group fitness studios
  • A limited amount of equipment from the Escape rig is available to use in specified workout areas
  • New Fitness Center members can schedule an optional Fitness Center Orientation at the Fitness Center Desk
  • Participants must wear appropriate clothing, footwear and mask at all times
  • Participants must wipe off equipment after use
  • Towel service is no longer available
  • Locker rooms are closed

Tennis Center Guidelines

  • Court reservations are required and are open to adult members (18+ and out of high school) only. Login credentials are required to make a reservation. If you do not have login credentials set up, please email Membership Director, Kathy Graham. Click here for more information about online reservations.
  • In order to allow time for more players we ask that you do not sign up for 2 consecutive time periods. At the end of the first time block you can check and see if the next block is available and reserve it at that time.
  • Available time slots can be found on the Tennis Center Schedule.
  • Please do not arrive more than 10 minutes early prior to your reservation.
  • Courts 1 & 3 will be used during limited hours.
  • Temperature checks and the COVID questionnaire will be done at the courts. Masks are required during check-in, but not during play.
  • A staff member will be present to do the tests and manage the players.
  • The staff person will also clean anything the players have touched.
  • The outdoor water fountain is unavailable. Please bring your own water bottle.
  • The tennis courts are available now until November 1, during limited hours.
  • The Clark Sports Center has 4 Acrylic Coated Asphalt Courts. Members may play at no charge.
  • Please observe our lightning policy. When you hear the lightning detector siren sound for 15 seconds and amber lights illuminate and rotate, all participants on the fields, tennis courts and ropes course must seek shelter immediately. When the danger has passed, the “all clear” signal is three 5 second alerts on the siren and the lights will shut off.
  • Locker rooms are closed.