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Recreation & Wellbeing updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19) – March 16

Update: 3:15 p.m., 3/16/20 – In light of Alameda County’s announcement, and in support of the campus’ efforts, advising county residents to shelter in place, we will be extending the previously announced Recreation & Wellbeing closure of facilities, programs and services through Tuesday, April 7, in compliance with this order.

Message sent from Brigitte Lossing, Director of Recreation & Wellbeing, to participants on March 16, 2020

Dear Recreation & Wellbeing members, participants, parents, and families,

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, Recreation & Wellbeing apologizes for this late notice concerning continued access to our facilities, programs, and services.

Effective Monday, March 16 at 6 p.m., Recreation & Wellbeing will CLOSE all facilities, programs, and services through Tuesday, April 7 (updated as of 3:15 p.m.).

We will continue to assess the situation during this period and provide updates with regards to future programming and availability as they become available.

This decision is in support of the campus’s efforts to limit the opportunity of community transmission of COVID-19.

If you have any items stored in a locker at the RSF or Hearst Gym, they may be retrieved on:

  • Monday, March 16: until 6 p.m.(Hearst Gym until 2 p.m.)
  • Tuesday, March 17: 7–9 a.m. (RSF only)

We encourage all members of the campus community to support each other during this time. Recreation & Wellbeing leadership is meeting regularly to address and enact response efforts and remains available to answer questions and assist individuals, as needed.

For additional information, please visit the University Health Services web pages, which contains an FAQ, and video with basic information about the virus. Also, be sure to follow the latest campus developments at Berkeley News.

Please be safe and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Thank you for your support.

Brigitte Lossing
Director, Recreational Sports

For details from previous updates, see below:

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