DVIDS – News – Select Fitness Centers open earlier for Active Duty PT, DoD cardholders

The Jordan Fitness Center and Newman Fitness Center have reopened for all authorized Department of Defense ID cardholders starting Aug 3. Active duty personnel have a designated time of 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. for physical training with limited capacity. The fitness centers are open to other DoD cardholders from 11:30 a.m to 8 p.m.

With the gyms opening back up, Soldiers can exercise as a unit and build cohesion, said Lt. Col. Chad Moniz, the Army Field Support Battalion commander.

In order to protect patrons, social distancing and extra cleaning procedures have been implemented in the fitness centers.

Maj. Barry Farmer, executive officer of AFSBN, said people should not be hesitant to work out at the gym during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“You should be aware of the situation and the environment that we’re living in,” said Farmer, in reference to adjusting to COVID-19 precautions. “If it requires you

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