FRC staff is working hard to maintain a safe environment in which to exercise. Below are the requirements and protocols implemented:

Entrance Requirements

Access to the FRC is granted to those who:

  • Are wearing a University of Maine System-approved face covering
  • Are not experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms
  • Have not been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 in the past 14 days
  • Have not travelled to a location that requires quarantine upon return to Maine in the past 14 days

While at the FRC, face coverings must be worn at all times, and must cover the nose and mouth.


The following areas and programs are available/operational:

  • Strength room/equipment
  • Cardio equipment (on court 3)
  • Track (for walking only)
  • Pool (beginning April 5, 2021. Click here for details.)
  • Group Fitness
  • Personal Training
  • Courts for Tennis, Pickleball, and Basketball (shooting only, no games)
  • Mainely Outdoors gear rental
  • Red Cross courses
  • Intramural Sports
  • Memership sales

The following areas/programs are not available/operational:

  • Locker rooms
  • After School Program
  • Cradles and Crayons
  • Guest/Day Passes


Extra staff are employed solely to clean and disinfect equipent and touch surfaces. Members should clean equipment as usual, and FRC staff will further disinfect items after use. Below are the protocols for different items:

  • Strength/cardio equipment – cleaned after each use. A red/green tag system indicates whether a particular piece is available for use. When finished with a piece of equipment, members should clean as usual, and flip the card to red. This will alert FRC staff that it needs to be disinfected. Once done, the card will be returned to green and available for use.
  • Balls/Bands/Etc. – cleaned after each use. Available equipment is kept at the back of court 4, and may be taken freely by members. Once done, equipment should returned to the disinfecting station to be addressed by FRC staff.
  • Touch surfaces (front desk, door handles, bathrooms, etc.) – disinfected every 2 hours

Contact Us

UMF Fitness & Recreation Center
University of Maine at Farmington
152 Quebec Street
Farmington, ME 04938
tel 207-778-7495
fax 207-778-7202