Guidelines & Updates

Guidelines & Updates

Operation Hours

  • Monday-Thursday 5:00am-10:00pm
  • Friday 5:00am-8:00pm
  • Saturday 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday 8:00am-4:00pm

    Please note the pool areas close 30 minutes prior to facility. Please plan accordingly.

Effective 3/4/2022

The university and our facility are now operating on a FACE COVERING LEVEL YELLOW

Face coverings are OPTIONAL, with some exceptions, below are the two that apply directly to the Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center. For more information, please visit the university’s policy page.

  • All indoor GMU classes and labs
  • All indoor environments offering programs for minors between the ages of 2-5. Please note this includes special events, youth sport programs/rentals, Preschool and KidKare.

The Freedom Family appreciates the community’s support through one of the most challenging times in history. Thank you for your patience, understanding and loyalty as we worked together to offer a facility that was safe for the Freedom Family to continue to reach health and wellness goals.

      • Mason COVID Health✓™ required to be completed prior to each visit. It is simple and takes just two minutes each day to fill out, so let’s please all do our part to keep our campus healthy and safe.

Mask/Face Covering Policy

  • Cover both the mouth and the nose of the wearer
  • Face Coverings that feature an exhalation valve that allows for external air flow may not be worn
  • Neck Gaiters and Bandanas are also not permitted.
  • Fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face.
  • Be secured with ties or ear loops.
  • Be made of more than one layer of breathable fabric.
  • Be washable and dry able without damage or a change in shape.

What’s open and operating under standard procedures?

  • Locker rooms & sauna
  • Indoor track, strength & cardio fitness rooms
  • Basketball courts
    • Adult volleyball is back on the schedule on Monday and Wednesday nights from 6:00-8:00pm.
  • Racquetball courts
  • Group exercise classes
    • Reservation required for mind/body and spin classes.
  • Competition pool
    • No reservation required
  • Leisure pool & spa
    • Specific hours of operation

Group Exercise
Registration is not required for studio and aqua group exercise classes. Registration process will remain in place for Spin and Mind/Body classes.

  • Members are able to make reservations 48 hours in advance.
  • Daily admission account holders can reserve 23 hours in advance.
  • Daily, non members, can reserve one hour in advance with purchase of daily admission pass.
  • Classes may be held outdoors, weather permitting.
  • Yoga Classes: Bring your own mats and props.
  • Reservations can be made through our website or calling our front desk during operating hours. You will receive an email confirmation once you have completed the process.

Registration Link

Group Exercise Registration Process

KidKare is open with limited hours and availability. Children ages 3-12 must wear a mask.

Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 9:00am-12:00pm
Beginning 6/27:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday – 9:00am-12:00pm

Reservations are required, no exceptions! Reservation are available for active members, both online or at the front desk. Voicemails and emails will not be accepted for reservations.

KidKare Reservation Steps

Reservation Updates!

Active Daily Admission package holders may use KidKare with the same reservation options of online or at the front desk.

All children using KidKare must be registered in our system, this is new! Please check with the front desk staff if you have questions or need to register your child.

Kidkare Payment Options:

Either KidKare membership or KidKare hourly packages are required to use KidKare. Inquire at the front desk to add KidKare to your membership or purchase a KidKare hourly package.

Your KidKare package must have enough time left to cover your expected stay before you will be able to drop off your child.

KidKare Membership Information:

You must purchase a separate KidKare membership for each child that will be using the service.

Kidkare membership will allow up to 120 minutes each day per child and limited to a single visit a day. If your visit extends beyond 120 minutes a late charge may be assessed.

If you need to remove KidKare membership from your account please submit the request in writing by the 15th of the month to prevent charges for the following month.

KidKare Hourly Package Information:

A KidKare hourly package will cost $30, the package will contain 20 digital tickets each worth up to 30 minutes in KidKare. Physical tickets will not be used, all ticket use will be handled electronically.

KidKare hourly packages may be shared by members of the same family (for this purpose ‘family’ is defined those residing within the same household and have Freedom Center accounts that are linked).

Each ticket will allow a child up to 30 minutes in KidKare, with a maximum stay of 2 hours per day. For example, a stay of 70 minutes will count as 3 tickets. If your visit extends beyond 90 minutes an additional late charge may be assessed.

KidKare hourly packages will expire 6 months from date of purchase.

Reminders Prior to Arriving to KidKare

  • Children over the age of 2 must wear a mask
  • Registration can be made 24 hours in advance, and up to 1 hour before reservation time.
  • Limited space. 4:2 ratio in the nursery and 10:2 ratio in the activity room at any given time.
  • Toys and items from home are not allowed in KidKare
  • Label all bottles and cups clearly
  • No diaper bags or strollers. Send extra diaper, wipes and extra clothes in a large labeled zip lock bag.
  • No guardians beyond the KidKare supervisor desk.  Attendant will take children to the rooms.
  • Pick up will take place in the supervisor desk area

  • Our Address

    Mailing Address:
    10900 University Blvd.
    Manassas, VA 20110

    Physical Address:
    9100 Freedom Center Blvd.
    Manassas, VA 20110

    Click here for a map and directions

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