Gymnasium and Fitness FAQS

Q: Do I need to wear a mask to the facility?

A: Masks or face coverings must be worn by everyone, unless they are using fitness equipment. Only gymnasts may remove masks (with their coaches permission) when using apparatus and performing high-level skills on all events.

Q: What protocols are in place when entering a Parks & Recreation facility.

A: Arlington County has specific guidelines in place based on the Forward Virginia plan. 

Q: Is the fitness equipment safe to use?

A: Arlington County cannot disinfect all surfaces and furnishings to completely stop the spread of COVID-19.

  • Equipment has been moved or powered off to keep the correct distancing. Do not turn on a powered off machine or move equipment.
  •  Clean the equipment before and after use. Cleaner is available in the centers.

Q: Are locker rooms, showers and saunas open?

A: Locker rooms and showers are open. Saunas are closed. Restrooms are available, however, capacities should be observed.

Q: Will towels be available?

A: No, towel service has been discontinued.

View Gymnasium and Fitness Center Guidelines.