Lund Center Policies

Access to Lund Center:

Current Gustavus students and employees may use Lund Center and the fitness center during regular business hours free of charge. The fitness center is a controlled access facility. Users must bring their current Gustavus ID to enter the fitness center.

Employee spouses and partners, dependents (16 and older), and retired employees can use Lund Center and the fitness center for free in July and August by signing in at the fitness center desk and showing a picture ID. Dependents under the age of 16 can use Lund Center if they are accompanied by a parent or guardian who has access to the facility. However, dependents ages 13 and under and not allowed to use the weight room and cardio equipment.

At this time, guests are not allowed and there are no community memberships for Lund Center or the fitness center. Revised Lund Center policies will be coming out in September 2022.

Assumption of Risk:

Lund Center operates on an “exercise at your own risk” policy. The use of the facility and its programs is completely voluntary. Users utilizing the facility assumes the risk for any harm or injuries sustained. Neither Gustavus Adolphus College nor the Lund Center staff can assume any responsibilities for injuries incurred through participation in its programs and/or services in or outside the facility. However, all injuries should be reported to the fitness center desk or fitness center director so that an accident report can be completed. It is strongly advised that participants use caution and be aware of potential health risks associated with exercise and obtain a physical from a physician before beginning an exercise program.


It is recommended that Lund Center users not bring valuables into Lund Center. Gustavus Adolphus College is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged items. 

Lockers in and around the fitness center may be used daily and contents must be removed each day by the close of the facility. If items are left overnight, they will be removed from lockers and put in lost and found.

General Policies, Rules and Regulations

All users are expected to be responsible, courteous, and safety conscious at all times. Use of Lund Center is a privilege. Disorderly conduct, abuse or misuse of the facility or its equipment, or disregard for policies will not be tolerated and users may be subject to immediate removal and loss of facility privileges. 

Lund Center is a substance-free facility. Possession of alcohol, illegal drugs, and tobacco (this includes smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes) are not allowed.

All cardio, fitness and weight equipment must be used for their intended purpose. Weights and equipment must be used in their current location and may not be brought to other areas of the fitness center or other parts of Lund Center. 

Headphones must be used while listening to personal music. No portable speakers are allowed in Lund Center without prior approval from the Lund Center administrative staff. 

Once your workout is complete, please wipe off all equipment and, if necessary, return it to its correct space. Please dispose of sanitizing wipes in trash receptacles. 

Report any equipment that is broken or needs maintenance to the fitness center desk.

Attire and Footwear

The Lund Center Administrative staff reserves the right to determine the acceptability of all exercise attire. Failure to dress appropriately will result in denied access to the fitness center. 

Non-marking, soft soled, closed toe athletic shoes must be worn in the fitness center. Clean, dry shoes not used outdoors are encouraged. Shoes must be always worn in the fitness center, including the weight room.

Food and Drink

Food is not allowed at any time in the Fitness Center beyond the front desk unless otherwise authorized. Water and other drinks in securely closed containers may be used in the fitness center. Glass containers are always prohibited.

Equipment Check Out

Current students and employees can check out equipment with their Gustavus ID. It is the student or employee’s responsibility to keep track and return the equipment that was checked out. 

Any checked out equipment must be returned to the fitness center desk after use and must not be kept overnight. If not returned, the individual will not be allowed to access the facility until the equipment has been returned or the individual has met with the fitness center administrative staff.

Important Phone Numbers

507-933-6660 - Information Desk

507-933-6416 - Information Desk Supervisor—Kari Eckheart

507-933-7005 - Athletic Director—Tom Brown

507-933-7617 - Athletic Department Office

507-933-8493 - Intramural Director—Jared Phillips

507-933-7615 - Ice Arena Manager—Brett Petersen

507-933-7647 - Sports Information—CJ Siewert

507-933-8493 - Events Manager—Jared Phillips

507-933-7693 - Pool Manager—Alex Lindstrom

507-933-7619 - Intramurals - Laura Burnett-Kurie