Department of Recreation Changes
New and renewal memberships begins in April. All current members of the Fitness Center will receive renewal information by mail.
The Recreation Fee is free to Penn faculty and staff. This includes access to the basketball courts, swimming pools, Ringe Squash Courts, and locker facilities.
The Fitness Center Fee includes use of Cardiovascular, Selectorized and Free weights in Gimbel and Hutchinson Gyms.
Payroll Deduction is available to Penn faculty and staff as payment for an annual Fitness Center fee. The annual membership period is from September 1 - August 31.
Gimbel Gym Transition/Construction of the David S. Pottruck Health and Fitness Center
Gimbel Gym will be closed during the summers of 2001 and 2002. The closure is to do re-piping of the Sheerr Pool and to transition parts of Gimbel Gym to be used during the academic year.
Gimbel Gym will be closed this summer from May 22- September 5. Hutchinson Gymnasium will be available for recreational activities this summer.
In the Fall of 2001 Gimbel Gym will reopen for the academic year. The facility will have the following transitional changes:
Pottruck Health and Fitness Center Program Element
A more detailed description of the program element (including a level-by-level description) is available at www.upenn.edu/recreation.
--Department of Recreation
Almanac, Vol. 47, No. 31, April 24, 2001