Kiewit Fitness Center

THE KFC | The Kiewit Fitness Center

The Kiewit Fitness Center at Creighton University

The Kiewit Fitness Center is available by reservation only. Please watch the video below for reservation policy details and instructions. 

Additionally, please review the amended facility information below:

In addition to following public health and University guidance regarding protective equipment, physical distancing, cleaning and capacity limitations, the Recreation and Wellness will take additional measures to limit exposure to the COVID-19 virus in our facilities, including:

  • Providing facility access via appointments, each preceded by a thorough cleaning
  • Requiring that all patrons wear masks while inside the recreation facilities
  • Adjusting the physical location of machines and equipment to promote distancing
  • Setting density restrictions of no more than 50 patrons within indoor facilities
  • Visibly marking workout areas to show the appropriate physical distancing
  • Adding signage to remind members to use hand sanitizer upon entry and exit
  • Adding signage to remind members to wipe down equipment before and after use
  • Training student staff on new cleaning protocols, which include: 
    • Wiping down equipment whenever a patron fails to after use
    • Educating patrons on additional cleaning expectations
    • Cleaning high-touch points multiple times per day
    • Cleaning and disinfecting all equipment before each reservation block

Access to the KFC will be provided via a reservation system. Timeslots will be offered every 90 minutes. Patrons will have 75 minutes to complete their workouts and exit the facility. Staff will clean and reset all equipment at the end of the 75-minute window and prepare for the next time block.

Patrons may sign up for timeslots at recreation.creighton.edu two days in advance.

Service Adjustments

  • Locker rooms will be closed during Phase One. Patrons will have access to individual restrooms for changing. All patrons are encouraged to arrive to the facility in workout clothes.
  • Day-use lockers will not be available.
  • Cubbies will be made available in the fitness center.
  • Showers and saunas will not be available.
  • Towel service will not be available.
  • The equipment desk will not be open. A limited amount of equipment will be placed on the fitness floor for individual use.
  • Water fountains will be turned off, but bottle-filling stations will remain in use.

Equipment Adjustments

  • Several cardio machines will be moved to the basketball courts.
  • Free-weights and benches will be moved to the basketball courts.
  • Some equipment in the Fitness Forum will be moved to promote physical distancing.

Policy Adjustments

  • Spotting will not be allowed during Phase One.
  • Competitive pick-up sports will not be permitted.
  • Basketball courts will be limited to two patrons per half court.
  • Racquetball courts will be limited to two patrons per court.
  • The Group Fitness room will not be available for general use.

The Kiewit Fitness Center, located on the west side of campus, features:

  • A 6,200 square foot weight/cardio room
  • A 3,300 square foot multi-purpose room
  • Men’s and women’s locker rooms with saunas
  • Racquetball, and squash courts
  • Basketball, volleyball, tennis and badminton courts
  • A three-lane running track (6.5 laps/mile)
  • KettlebellsBattle Ropes and Resistance Bands from Kettlebell Kings.