BROOKINGS – The Swiftel Center reopened its ticket office effective Monday, May 18. The main lobby entrance and ticket office are the only areas open to the public. All other areas of the Swiftel Center facility, including restrooms, will remain closed to the public.
The hours of operation for the Swiftel Center ticket office have been modified to Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The ticket office is closed on Fridays.
No more than 10 people will be permitted in the main lobby at a time. Guests will be required to follow the posted signage guidelines. Hand sanitizer stations will be readily available.
The Swiftel Center operations staff will clean and disinfect all touch surfaces after each guest. For safety, all furniture in the main lobby has been removed to limit touch points.
All other business outside of ticketing will be by approved appointment only. Guests, clients and employees should coordinate with the full-time Swiftel Center management team via telephone and online channels. The Swiftel Center website (www.swiftelcenter.com/covid19) will have the most up-to-date information regarding all event-related updates and status changes.
The City of Brookings staff is currently working on a plan which will incrementally reopen some City of Brookings facilities, events, and departments. Re-opening plans will include safety measures that follow CDC guidelines and requirements. The City of Brookings noted that each City department or facility may implement different reopening measures based on the nature of the operations each performs.
“The Swiftel Center is taking every reasonable precaution to promote a safe and healthy environment. Our focus is to ensure we meet our guests, clients and employees’ needs while doing our part to keep our guests, clients and employees as well as our communities safe. We encourage everyone to take reasonable precautions,” a press release from the Swiftel Center said.
“As a fan-first facility, we sincerely appreciate your support of the Swiftel Center and your understanding during this time. The health, welfare and safety of our guests as well as our clients and employees are our highest priority. We want to thank you for being such a valued supporter of the event and meeting industry.”
For more information on the Swiftel Center, visit www.swiftelcenter.com, call 692-7539 and follow the Swiftel Center on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.