Activity center

San Marcos Activity Center to reopen Monday with COVID protocols

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

The activity center gymnasium, swimming pool and other recreation rooms will reopen on the same modified schedule as used at the end of 2020. Guests will be admitted at 25% of capacity in each area of ​​the facility.

The opening hours will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. with a one-hour closure from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. for disinfection 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 Thursday.

Reservations will be required for all visitors to the activity center and will be made in one hour increments. Reservations can be made once per day per zone; several zones can be reserved on the same day. For example, a visitor could 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 make it at the scheduled time, residents are asked to cancel their reservation so that others can access that time slot.

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

Visitors to the activity center should wear a mask, wash their hands upon arrival, maintain a social distance of 6 feet from other participants and use the 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 to reopen the rest of the city’s facilities to the public will be made on March 1, following the assessment. of Hays County COVID data from this week.