Campus Recreation COVID-19 Updates

As we continue to track the progression of COVID-19 in the Bay Area, the COVID-19 Task-force is reviewing public health issues and related policy that impacts the campus community.   Please visit COVID-19 News and Resources website for more information.


April 6, 2021

On April 7th, 2021 the Joseph L. Alito Recreation Center will open to all students.  Capacity limits will increase to 25%.  See our COVID-19 related protocol below. Students will need to sign their facility waiver, show their daily green checkmark and check into the facility with the Campus Rec App.  Students are also asked to use hand sanitizer upon entry and throughout their visit.  A facial covering worn properly is required at all times and we ask that you maintain appropriate physical distancing. When using cardio equipment, members will need to keep it intensity appropriate to wearing a mask. Basketball hoop use is limited to non-contact shooting drills with 2 - 3 people.  At this time, pick-up games are not allowed.  For the pool area, students must wear a facial covering unless swimming or eating.  

Thank you for keeping our community safe.  

Campus Recreation.


As of March 15th, 2021, The Joseph L. Alioto Recreation Center will allow on-campus resident students to use the facility indoors while maintaining the 10% capacity limit.  

The following is available for on-campus resident students with proper registration and check-in. See our COVID-19 Related protocol here.

  • Cardio Equipment
  • Weight Equipment
  • Fitness Classes
  • 1 x 1 Badminton, Pickleball and Table Tennis
  • 1 person shooting on a basketball hoop (Individual drills and shooting)

The Aquatic area is also open for residential students, reservations are not required, but all students are asked to continue following our Campus-Wide Health & Safety Protocol. See our COVID-19 Related Pool Area Policies here

  • Diving board is open for use. 
  • Pool furniture is available for use by members 
  • The pool patio is available for use by members. 

Students and Employees entering the facility will be asked to be prepared to show the “Safe” checkmark via the Daily Health Screening, check-in with the Campus Rec App and use hand sanitizer upon entering and throughout their visit.  They are expected to follow all Joseph L. Alioto policies and the Campus-Wide Health & Safety Protocols

Visit our Calendar for updates on Hours of Operation:

  • Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00pm, pool open 12:00-7:00pm
  • Fri 10:00am -7:00pm, pool open 12:00 - 7:00pm
  • Sat & Sun 11:00am - 3:00pm


Virtual Fitness Classes Available for the SMC Community

The 2020 Recreation Movement is about staying active together, even when we’re apart. Sign up here with your SMC email