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Facility Policies

GIAC PoliciesFitness Center/Strength and Conditioning PoliciesAlumni Field House Policies

Fall 2022 Athletic Facility Use Details

  • All participants must follow the college's pillars for COVID-19 safety:

    • Daily symptom checks

    • Social distancing

    • All areas are mask friendly

    • Wash hands with soap for 20 seconds often

    • Keep a contact journal (less than 6 feet for 10 consecutive minutes)

  • Reservations not currently required to use the Tellem Fitness Center.

Facility Reservations

  • Athletic facilities are available by request with an  EMS reservation. 

  • All facilities are available around the varsity sport practices and competitions. 

  • The facilities will be approved in the following priority order: major campus events, varsity events and practices, physical education classes, club teams, and then all general requests. 

  • Reservations may change at any time, including with minimal notice. 

  • All questions and inquiries may be  directed to Megan Tustin.

Gardner Center Policies 

  • Per COVID-19 Policy guidelines, usage of the Gardner Center athletic facilities (Tellem Fitness Center, Gooding Arena, and GIAC Squash Courts) is currently available to Haverford College and Bryn Mawr College students, faculty and staff. 

  • Anyone entering the Gardner Center facilities must show a college-issued ID card.

  • A limited amount of equipment is available at the information desk. All equipment must be signed in/out by the monitor on duty. Monitors will hold the user’s ID card while the equipment is signed out.

  • General locker rooms are available on the main floor of the Gardner Center. Individuals must supply their own locks and empty the locker by the end of the day. A limited number of overnight lockers are available for full-time use for those members of the Haverford College community (faculty/staff) who can demonstrate a need for a locker and who do not live on campus. Please contact Megan Tustin with inquiries about locker availability.

Fitness Center/Strength and Conditioning Policies

The Arn '76 and Nancy Tellem Fitness Center will be re-opening its doors to alumni and family of Haverford College employees. For card access to the facilities, please fill out this form here. 

Use of the Tellem Fitness Center is a privilege. Please help us maintain the current nature of the facility. Respect the room and its users.

 Please direct any questions to Fitness Center Director/Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, Nicky Miranda at


Alumni Field House Policies 

  • Reservations for the Alumni Field House are available through EMS. Please do not book the entire field house without prior approvals. Groups wishing to use all tennis courts can book each individual court. 

  • Absolutely no food, smoking, gum, or drinks, except water, are allowed in the Field House

  • Track spikes are not permitted on the tennis court surface

  • Vehicles should park in the South Parking Lot ONLY

  • A Haverford issued ID must be used to enter the building

  • All Haverford College equipment should be returned where you found it

  • All floor tape used on the track or tennis court surface, must be approved by Megan Tustin, prior to use

  • Only Indoor shots are permitted in the Field House. Steel shots, discus, and javelin are not permitted

  • No one is permitted to use the Field House during practice times. Please refer to EMS for availability.

  • All outside groups and individuals must contact Director of Athletic Facilities, Megan Tustin to reserve a time to use the facility. Without the approval of the Director of Athletic Facilities, all groups or individuals not affiliated with Haverford College, are not permitted in the Field House

    • Please note that external rentals are not permitted during the academic year. Break periods are approved on a case by case basis. For winter and spring break requests, please contact Megan Tustin. For summer requests, please contact

    • All external rentals are subject to fees, requirements, and additional staff coverage.