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Davenport Gets a Move On. 

The process for using athletic facilities will be different this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Listed below is the new process that all participants must follow (Please note that the athletic facilities are only open to students at this time):

1. All participants using the Student Center or Farmers must sign up for a time slot prior to entering the facility using the following links:

Student Center: CLICK HERE

Please note ONLY Davenport University students are allowed use the athletic facilities.

2. Masks must be worn, covering both the nose and mouth, at all times when using athletic facilities (indoor and outdoor).

3. Social distancing standards of 12 feet must be followed at all times.

4. If using the main arena or aux gym the rule of 1 person per basketball hoop area will be enforced or one person to each half of a court in the aux gym.  Individual training only, no pick-up games are allowed.  

5. Upon entering the Student Center, use the upper level doors located next to the climbing center.  Upon entering the Farmers Insurance Athletic Complex, use the athlete entrance located to the south of the home bleachers.

6. Have your symptom checker already filled out and ready to present during check-in.

7. Have your ID ready to show during check in. 

8. Students will check in with the front desk attendant upon arrival by stating your name and showing them your Davenport University student ID. 

9. Please plan to arrive at your scheduled time to allow the group prior to you and our staff time to disinfect the facility between groups.

10. Please use the hand washing stations located in the weight room as well as hand sanitizing stations located throughout the buildings. We recommend washing your hands before and after any physical activity.

11. After you have completed your workout, if you are using any equipment, it is your responsibility to wipe down any equipment that you touch.

12. Upon exiting the building, if you are on the lower level of the Student Center we ask that you exit the doors on the lower level next to the athletic training room.  If you are on the upper level, please exit the doors located next to the climbing wall.  Upon exiting the building at Farmers use the door on the north side of the home bleachers. 

13. Showers and locker rooms will not be available.

14. Please plan to bring your own water bottle and sweat towel if needed.

If you have any questions while you are here, please feel free to ask any of our staff.

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The Student Center on Davenport’s W.A. Lettinga campus in Grand Rapids opened in October 2008. Since opening day, the Center has become the hub for social, recreational, and athletic action.

A few key activities and spaces in the Student Center are: 

  • Fitness center
  • Weight room
  • Auxiliary gym
  • Climbing center
  • Main arena
  • Turf field
  • Games area (Ping pong, pool, shuffle board, etc.)
  • Victory Cafe
  • Indoor track and more!

Home to our extremely successful athletics department and Panther athletes, the Panther Pride you'll find inside is contagious! It's time to shine with some healthy competitive spirit or just a sprint around the track. What are you waiting for?

Student Center Hours of Operation Open Close
Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM 9:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM 2:00 PM
Saturday  4:00 PM 9:00 PM
 Sunday 12:00 PM  9:00 PM
Adjusted Hours Open Close
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 8:00 AM 2:00 PM
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:00 AM  2:00 PM