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MTU SDC closes until March 30

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Student Development Complex, Gates Tennis Center and Systems Control Nordic Waxing Center at the Recreation Trails closed at 3 p.m. Monday because of the coronavirus pandemic.

A university press release said the closings came after Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer ordered a closure of gymansiums, recreation centers, fitness centers, indoor exercise facilities, indoor sports facilities and exercise studios.

The SDC closures include the multipurpose room, fitness center, fitness studios, swimming pool, MacInnes Student Ice Arena, racquetball courts, locker rooms and saunas.

The release said the SDC’s academic and business offices, including the ticket office, common areas, labs and research areas remain open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Michigan Tech trails also remain open. The OAP rental center and Systems Control Nordic Waxing Center remain closed.

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