Frequently Asked Questions
Paid community or employee memberships and students (taking classes on the Fairmont State Main Campus will be assessed a fee).
Yearly memberships are available, as well as daily guest passes for guests accompanied by valid members.
Your Falcon ID Card must be presented with each visit. No ID, No entry.
Proper athletic attire includes: athletics pants or shorts (denim, cargo pants, and other cotton pants with rivets or zippers or external snaps and buttons are prohibited), athletic shirts (muscle shirts and sports bras must be covered by t-shirts when in the weight room), and athletic, non-marking shoes.
Shirts, Shoes and Shorts/pants must be worn at all times. Patrons planning to swim, please come prepared with sandals or flip-flops to wear in the rest of the building.
Lockers are available for rent. Policies and Prices for locker rental are available at the Reception desk.
Visit our HOURS webpage at by CLICKING HERE.
or call the Reception Desk at 304-368-7222.
Yes, the Falcon Center has a Facebook Fan Page in which anyone can join. We encourage all Facebook users to become a “Fan” of the page to see the get the latest updates and events, pictures and news of the Falcon Center.
The Recreation Center consists of:
Call or stop by the Reception Desk for details.
All patrons are required to show their Falcon ID Card. Showing proper identification to the Entrance Attendant is the only acceptable method of proving your membership status. Students/Faculty/Staff & members who have lost their ID must get a replacement ID from ID services before they can use the facility.
*Hours subject to change
All Faculty/Staff may purchase a pass for themselves; a valid Fairmont State University I.D. must be shown
No, lockers are available for daily use and we provide locks for checkout at the reception desk. If using a daily locker, you may bring a lock but it must be taken off by the end of the day. If renting a locker for the semester (students) or a year (employees), we provide combination locks.
There are two types of towels offered in the Falcon Center: smaller hand towels for use in the fitness areas and larger shower towels issued at the Equipment Issue. Both types of towels are free of charge. All towels must be returned to the reception desk prior to leaving the facility.
Space may be reserved in various areas of the facility while keeping in mind that scheduled programs and the availability of drop-in recreation will always take precedence. Please contact the Cathy Basagic at 304-368-4090 for rental space of Facilities and to discuss arrangements.
Yes, and all of our basic classes are free to students and members! Classes are scheduled daily and include Spinning, Step, Cardio-Kickboxing, Pilates, ZUMBA and many others. Please refer to the current schedule for class times and descriptions. Other Instructional classes will be available throughout the semester so check the website for more information.
304-368-7222. To view the Staff Directory, CLICK HERE
A variety of equipment is available for free daily check out with ID card including basketballs, volleyballs, soccer balls, volleyballs, table tennis paddles.
Food and beverages purchased at the Nickel may be consumed in the Nickel area ONLY. Water in a plastic bottle with a lid is permitted throughout the recreation facility. No food or drink is permitted on the gym courts, aquatics area or fitness rooms.
Bicycles, skateboards, roller skates, in-line skates or pets are not permitted inside the Falcon Center. For your convenience, bicycle racks are available outside the facility, and skates should be stored in lockers. Only working companion animals are permitted in the building.
Any request to post signs in the Falcon Center must be directed to the Director for approval based upon content and message. No handwritten signs will be approved. Please have a copy of your produced sign with you when making your request.
Due to limited space for postings, only announcements related to recreation, wellness or athletics will be posted. Signs may not be posted on exterior doors or windows.
Soliciting is not permitted inside the Falcon Center. Organizations wishing to conduct promotional activities must schedule and pay for space by calling the Director of Falcon Center to conduct fundraising or promotional activities.
Approval must be obtained by Director of the Facility. Some groups may be offended by being filmed.
Our pool has a multi-use design incorporating four 25 yard lap lanes, areas for instruction and leisure swimming. Because this is not a competition pool, the water temperature will be a bit warmer, better suiting the variety of users. In addition, the aquatic center features a hot water spa and sauna.
As with all areas, the interests and needs of our members will drive the types of programs that we offer. We offer youth and adult Learn-To-Swim classes, water aerobics, and lifeguard training.
All students registered at Fairmont State University & Pierpont Technical Community College, who are assessed the recreational fee (or have at least 1 class on the main campus), are eligible to participate in intramural sport programs. Staff and faculty members are also eligible to participate in intramurals and must show a valid Falcon Center ID to enter the facility and verify eligibility.
There are no team or individual entry fees for any intramural activities.
You can either fill out a form located at the Intramural bulletin board on the first floor of the Falcon Center or attend an Intramural meeting (every Tuesday during the semester). Forms are also located on the Intramural web page.
The intramural schedule varies each semester. Intramural sports may include:
Only FSU & PCTC Students, Faculty and Staff may participate in the intramural sports programs. Facility members from the community are not eligible to participate in intramural sports.
Yes, the intramural program does have a Facebook page. To view the intramural Facebook page, please visit the intramural webpage for a link or CLICK HERE.
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