San Marcos Activity Center will reopen Monday with COVID protocols


The San Marcos Activity Center will reopen to the public on March 1, with COVID-19 safety protocols in place.

The Activity Center’s gymnasium, swimming pool and other recreation rooms will reopen on the same modified schedule used in late 2020. Guests will be admitted at 25% capacity in each area of ​​the facility.

Hours of operation will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. with a one-hour closing from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. for sanitizing and cleaning. Saturday will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a one-hour closure from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. for disinfection and cleaning as well. They will remain closed on Thursdays.

Reservations will be compulsory for all visitors to the activity center and will be made in one-hour time slots. Reservations can be made once per day per area; multiple areas can be booked on the same day. For example, a visitor can book the cardio room from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m., the gymnasium from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and then the weight room from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

If you cannot meet the scheduled time, residents are asked to cancel their reservation so that others can have access to this time slot.

To make a workout reservation, visit To reserve a pool lane, visit To book a time to exercise with Total Wellness, visit To reserve a time to play pickleball, visit

Visitors to the activity center must wear a mask, wash their hands upon arrival, maintain a social distance of 6 feet from other attendees, and use designated floor markers for check-in.

To learn more about the guidelines and to visit the activity center, please visit

Since the COVID-19 testing facilities reopened after last week’s winter weather event, a decision on whether to reopen the rest of the city’s facilities to the public will be made on March 1, after evaluating this week’s COVID data on Hays County.


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