PWG Fall 2022 COVID Guidelines

Below are the COVID Guidelines for the Payne Whitney Gymnasium (PWG) for Fall 2022. Members who do not comply with the information below, signage posted throughout the facility or staff instruction will be asked to leave the facility and may be subject to membership suspension and University sanctions. Guidelines are subject to change without notice.  


PWG Access & Vaccination Requirement - Updated October 16th

COVID Vaccinations & BoostersCurrently, PWG Membership is open to Yale students, faculty, staff, alumni, retirees, and non-Yale community and individuals within their households who are compliant with the university’s vaccination and, when relevant, visitors policies.  

Unvaccinated individuals are not permitted to enter PWG. All PWG members who are eligible to receive their COVID Vaccination Booster must do so in order to maintain their membership. 

Member Access - To access PWG members are required to present their Yale ID, Mobile App barcode or Yale Rec Key Tag at the Welcome Desk. There are no exceptions to this policy.  Click Here for more information on PWG Memberships.

Guest Passes - Current PWG members can sponsor another individual for a one-time pass to PWG.  Guests must comply with University Visitor and Vaccination policy. Click Here for more information on PWG Guest Passes.


Face Coverings & Masks - Updated August 19th 

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Social Distancing - Updated January 6th 

As all members are vaccinated, they may fully engage in all activities. Social distancing should be maitained whenever possible. 


Wiping Down Equipment  -Updated January 6th

Members should wipe all shared objects and key equipment touch points with disinfectant wipes before and after use.