Facility Operations

Important Notice

The Fitness & Wellness Center is operating with some restrictions in place. Please review the current operational guidelines below.  A valid Kalamazoo College ID is required for access.

The Fitness & Wellness Center is currently operating with some restrictions in place.  Our initial opening phase was designed to be the most restrictive phase and will allow us to implement necessary College, State and local health guidelines required for operation. Please refer to the current operating protocol and frequently asked questions below. 

Spaces open during summer 2022

  • Fitness floor (cardiovascular and strength equipment)
  • Fitness floor restrooms
  • Main floor all gender restrooms
  • Locker rooms (you must bring your own towels)
  • Markin indoor tennis courts
  • Multi-purpose rooms 134 & 145
  • Dance Studio room 209
  • Racquetball courts
  • Squash court

Frequently Asked Questions

Who has access to the Fitness & Wellness Center during summer 2022?

Access to the Fitness & Wellness Center will be limited to current students, faculty, and staff with valid Kalamazoo College IDs.  A valid Kalamazoo College ID and completion of the daily health screening will be required for access.

The Fitness & Wellness Center expanded access for vaccinated emeriti and retirees on Monday, April 18.  Emeriti and retirees who wish to use the Fitness & Wellness Center must provide proof of vaccination, including booster(s), if eligible, by completing this form

Fitness & Wellness Center access will continue to be paused for spouses and domestic partners.  At this time we do not have the ID systems in place to provide and manage access.  When we are able to expand access to spouses and domestic partners it will be communicated through the Hornet Hive. More information will be communicated through the Hornet Hive.

What will the hours of operation be during summer 2022?

Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Monday-Thursday, 4-6 p.m.
Closed on weekends

The Fitness & Wellness Center may be required to close at any time due to COVID-19 related situations, Kalamazoo College requirements, or State of Michigan executive orders. Any changes to hours of operation will be communicated through the Hornet Hive and posted on our website.

Please take the following steps when coming to the Fitness & Wellness Center:

  1. Face masks are optional at this time. Members of the community should feel comfortable continuing to wear masks anywhere and anytime, if they prefer to do so.
  2. The main entrance will be card swipe only.  You must have a valid Kalamazoo College ID to enter.
  3. You will swipe your ID at the welcome desk.  An employee will verify the name on your ID.

Closed amenities, programs and spaces during summer 2022 include:

  • Faculty/staff chair massage through Kalamazoo Athletic Wellness suspended
  • Faculty/staff fitness room
  • Sports injury walk-in clinic suspended
  • Towel service