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Bellomy Field is for use of current Santa Clara University students, faculty, staff, and pre-approved scheduled rentals. A current/valid SCU ID is required for those on the field; all others are trespassing. Santa Clara Police Department will be called. 

Priority of field spaces go to scheduled events and activities. Field lights are only turned on for scheduled athletic and recreation programs. See outdoor display for current schedule use and available open recreation times.

 

To protect the facility and increase safety:

The following items are prohibited on Bellomy Field:

  • Food and beverages
  • Animals (dogs, etc.)
  • Chewing gum
  • Chairs
  • Tobacco products (smoking)
  • Bicycles & skateboards
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Any pointed or sharp object
  • Motorized vehicles/scooters*
  • Golfing

*Persons with disabilities may utilize mobility aids or service dogs on the field

To help protect your field, please close the entrance gate behind you.

The field is closed during severe inclement weather and scheduled field maintenance. See outdoor display for current maintenance schedule.

To inquire about reserving the field for your student group, please email campusrec@scu.edu, or see the Facility Reservations guidelines (the facility is unable to be rented to outside groups). 

 

  • Priority for use of the Degheri Tennis Center goes to scheduled events and activities. All events and activities must be scheduled through the Athletic Department by calling (408) 554-4063. If an event or activity is in session, please do not disturb participants. Inquire at the Display Cases for when they will be finished. 
  • Courts are limited to tennis use only and during posted hours. The Degheri Tennis Center must be vacated by posted closing time.
  • Santa Clara University Men's and Women's Tennis teams have priority for practices and matches.
  • Recreational use should be limited to courts 7, 8, and 9 unless being used by other recreational users.
  • Only athletic non-marking footwear is permitted on courts (i.e. no cleats, running shoes or non-tennis shoes).
  • No bicycles, skateboards or roller blades are permitted on the courts.
  • To protect the rights of eligible users:
    • Court use is limited to current students, faculty, staff, retirees, spouses, and alumni with a valid ACCESS card or VIP ACCESS Card. Malley Center Members need to see the Malley Center Front Desk to be issued a VIP ACCESS card your Malley Center Membership card does not swipe at the gate. 
    • No guest/s are allowed on the courts only current members noted above.
    • The entry gate to the tennis courts should not be propped open or opened for ineligible users at any time.
  • A variety of sports equipment is available for complimentary checkout:
    • Badminton racquets and shuttlecocks
    • Men’s and women’s basketballs
    • One outdoor basketball
    • Indoor and outdoor volleyballs
    • Soccer balls
    • Footballs
    • Tennis racquets and balls
    • Frisbees
    • Table tennis paddles and balls
    • Jump ropes
  • To check out equipment, a valid ACCESS card, ID or Malley Center Membership card is needed. When equipment is checked in, the patron’s ACCESS/Malley Center Membership card is returned to them.
  • A patron may only provide his/her personal ACCESS/Malley Center Membership card or ID to check out equipment. The card must have a name for us to identify them. The Malley Center Front Desk Staff is responsible for verifying that the card’s photo matches the patron.
  • If a patron uses someone else’s membership card in an attempt to check out equipment, the card is to be retained by the Campus Recreation Staff and held until the proper owner retrieves it. If the card is not retrieved, it will be returned to the ACCESS Card Office.
  • Guests are not permitted to check out equipment. Sponsoring members must check out all needed equipment.
  • After checking out equipment, the patron has until the end of the business day to return the equipment.
  • For all damaged, lost, or stolen equipment that is not returned, a replacement charge will be collected; charges vary depending on equipment.
  • A fine invoice will be filled out and responsible parties will have seven days to pay the fee to avoid losing access to the Malley Center.
  • Patrons who return equipment in this period will have fees waived.
  • To pay, stop by the Malley Center Front Desk during business hours and let them know you have a charge to pay or equipment to return. Fine invoices are located in Will Call under the person’s last name at the Front Desk.
  • Campus Recreation accepts cash, check, Visa, or MasterCard for payment.
  • Participants and guests must abide by all posted and written policies as well as comply with request made by Campus Recreation Staff members.
  • Patrons exhibiting abusive behavior, either verbally or physically, toward another patron or Campus Recreation Staff will be asked to leave the facility immediately. Patrons may be suspended from using recreation facilities for his/her abusive behavior. If a patron refuses to leave the facility upon request of a Campus Recreation Staff member, Campus Safety will be contacted to remove the patron.
  • Campus Recreation Staff reserves the right to refuse service to any participant.
  • The athletic and campus recreation facilities are subject to 24-hour surveillance. The video is randomly monitored by Campus Recreation Staff and Campus Safety.
  • All members that sustain a head injury and are transported during their use of athletic and campus recreation facilities and programs are required to submit a doctor’s note to return to using the athletic and campus recreation facilities and programs.
  • Santa Clara University and Campus Recreation are not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged items.
  • All items left within recreational facilities will be collected and held for up to two weeks. Items left after two weeks will be donated to a local charitable organization.
  • Food, drinks, and gum are not allowed in the recreational facilities.
  • Patrons are responsible for removing their trash from activity spaces and using the trash bins in the main hallway to recycle, compost or throw away the trash accordingly.
  • Enclosed water bottles with water only are allowed in activity areas; however no glass containers are allowed.
  • No alcohol products of any kind are allowed in any recreational facilities. Patrons suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be asked to leave the particular facility immediately.
  • Bicycles are not allowed within the recreational facilities. Bicycles must be locked up outside in the designated areas. Patrons with roller blades or skateboards cannot use them in the recreational facilities.
  • The Malley Center Front Desk staff cannot store personal items behind the front desk.
  • Participants should attend to matters of personal hygiene as well as cleanliness of workout wear.
  • Non-marking, closed toe athletic shoes must be worn in all activity spaces. Any patron wearing shoes that mark the court floors will be asked to change shoes before he/she may continue participation. Patrons may not participate in socks or bare feet (except while in a fitness class as directed by the instructor).
  • Activity spaces must be kept clear of personal items. Backpacks and gear bags should be stored in lockers or cubbyholes within activity spaces. Bags lying on the floor within activity spaces will be moved into cubbyholes.
  • Patrons using personal stereos must have headphones. Groups that have reserved the Multipurpose Room may play their own personal stereo without headphones.
  • No pets are allowed in recreational facilities except for appropriately labeled guide dogs assisting disabled persons.
  • Due to limited space for flyers we only accept one flyer from all SCU Sponsored Events for posting. If approved it will be posted in the Campus Events board.
  • All photography, videotaping, etc. within recreation facilities must be pre-approved by the Director of Recreation. Photography or videotaping for commercial purposes must be approved by the Office of Marketing and Communication.
  • Fitness classes outside those offered by Campus Recreation can only be demonstration-style classes lasting 20 minutes, no more, and the classes must be conducted by a nationally certified fitness instructor. Campus Recreation must have their certification on-file 48 hours before the event.
  • There is an $8 per guest per visit per day. All guest passes are non-refundable. Please see the Malley Center Front Desk for the daily rates. We accept cash, check, Visa or MasterCard for payment of all guest passes.
  • Guests are welcome to use the Malley Center and the Sullivan Aquatic Center. Note: Bellomy Field and the Degheri Tennis Courts are not available to guests.
  • Guests must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Guests and their sponsoring member must register with the Malley Center Front Desk Staff upon entry into the facility. Guests must present a government issued photo ID with proof of age upon request.
  • The sponsoring member must accompany their guest for the duration of their use of the facilities.
  • Guests are not eligible to enroll or participant in any Campus Recreation programs. Exception during the summer break only - guest/s may purchase a drop in, punch card or unlimited pass to attend fitness classes (in addition to their guest fee). See the Fitness page for more information about the fitness pass options.
  • Guests are not allowed to bring their children. Multiple visit guest passes (valid for four visits) are available at the Malley Center Front Desk for $30. Multiple Visit passes are non-refundable, non-transferable, and Campus Recreation is not responsible for lost or stolen cards. The multiple visit pass holder must show government issued photo ID when he/she uses the multiple visit pass and must come in with his/her sponsoring member.
  • Guests are not permitted to check out equipment from the Malley Center Front Desk. The sponsoring member must check out equipment.
  • Guests of Conference Services staying on campus may elect to purchase a weekly pass for all their participants (over the age of 18) through Conference Services. Conference groups that only have a few individuals interested may have those individuals purchase day or weekly passes at the Malley Center Front Desk. The Malley Center Front Desk cannot charge Conference Services, and these passes must be paid for at the time of signing up and the group must be on the list of summer conference groups on campus through Conference Services. All other groups must contact campusrec@scu.edu to see if they are eligible for access as guests. 
  • Guests need to show Photo ID when they first sign up and each time they use their multi-visit pass.
  • Campus Recreation Staff cannot sponsor the general public. All guests must have a current member that they know as their sponsor.

New for Winter 2017 - due to lower attendance in a majority of the fitness classes, we will allow paid guests to purchase a pass and attend fitness classes. This is subject to change based on attendance. Guest can not attend classes preview weeks.

Scheduled events and activities have priority for use of one or more of the courts in the gymnasium. This does not include drop in hours. All events outside of scheduled activities are first come first serve. All events and activities must be scheduled through the Director of Recreation. If an event or activity is in session, please do not disturb participants. Inquire at the Front Desk or online at scu.edu/recreation for the event end time. Weekly schedules are posted outside the Gymnasium.

In addition to the General Facility Policies, the Gymnasium policies are:

To protect the facility and equipment:

  • Hanging from the basketball rims or nets is not permitted.
  • Gymnasium use for informal recreation is limited to basketball, volleyball, and badminton.  Volleyballs and basketballs are always available and badminton can be set-up as requested.
  • Non-marking closed-toe athletic shoes must be worn on the courts.

Informal Basketball Guidelines

  • Losing team players yield the court to those waiting to play and may not participate until all individuals waiting have played.
  • Games are played to 11 points, with the winner winning by two.
  • Half court games are 3-on-3 and full court games 5-on-5 when individuals are waiting.
  • Disagreements are decided by a shot from the top of the key.

 

Informal Volleyball Guidelines

  • Losing team players yield court to those waiting to play and may not participate until all individuals waiting have played.
  • Games are played to 15 points, with the winner winning by two.
  • Games are 6-on-6 when individuals are waiting.

 

Informal Badminton Guidelines

  • Losing team players yield court to those waiting to play and may not participate until all individuals waiting have played.
  • Games are played to 21 points, the winner winning by two.
  • At 29 all, the team scoring the 30th point wins.

 

Drop in Guidelines:

  • Volleyball and Badminton have scheduled drop in hours where they will have priority unless there is another scheduled activity on the assigned court.
  • During those scheduled drop in hours, the nets will stay up for the entire length of time they are scheduled, even if no one is currently playing.
  • When the time ends, the nets will be taken down if there are scheduled activities.
    • If there are no scheduled activities, they may remain up only if there are no other players waiting to use the courts.
  • Drop in hours are subject to change based on campus recreation and other universities groups scheduled activities.

 

Academic Drop in Hours:

  • Badminton
    • Tuesdays 1:00pm-4:00pm Court 3
    • Wednesdays 1:00pm-4:00pm Court 3
    • Fridays 6:00pm-Closing Court 3
  • Volleyball
    • Mondays 1:00pm - 4:00pm Court 3
    • Thursdays 2:00pm-5:00pm Court 3
    • Fridays 2:30pm - 5:30pm Court 3

General Locker Room

  • Suit Mate is to be used for wet bathing suits only, not for drenched workout apparel. Dry all bathing suits prior to storing in lockers.
  • Lockers are subject to inspection at any time. For example, lockers may be inspected for:
  • Odors
  • Physical damage or defaced lockers
  • Suspected illegal, illicit, harmful, offensive, or inappropriate contents
  • Risk to the general welfare of the university
  • Lockers are to be kept clean and sanitized by the user. Campus Recreation reserves the right to clean and sanitize individual lockers as needed. If lockers are going to be cleaned by Campus Recreation staff, users will be notified in advance. Fees may be assessed for locker damage caused by abuse or neglect.
  • Unclean or wet items should not be left in lockers overnight. Do not leave unlaundered items in the locker that may create an odor. This is intended to help maintain a clean, healthy, and odor-free environment in the locker rooms.
  • Lockers should be locked while unattended to prevent theft.
  • Members may not share lockers. Lockers are rented as a secure location to store a patron’s personal belongings. Sharing this space compromises that security by allowing another person access to the locker combination.
  • Campus Recreation reserves the right to revoke a locker rental should a patron fail to maintain his or her assigned locker and any contents in a sanitary condition. At least one warning will be issued before rental is revoked.
  • Notify front desk staff of any issues or concerns
  • Use of cell phones and other recording devices are strictly prohibited.  

 

Towel Service

  • Users may purchase a towel service for the current academic year for a $15.00 fee. This fee is prorated twice during the year.
  • The towel is exchanged for a clean one or a towel card as needed.
  • Users must have a towel or a towel card in order to receive a clean towel.
  • If a towel or towel card is lost, a replacement towel card must be purchased to continue service.
  • Annually the towel service expires the first Monday of fall quarter.
  • The towel service is non-refundable.

 

Day Use Locker Service

  • Participants may bring their own locks and secure their items for single day-use.  Items may only be kept in the locker during Pat Malley Fitness and Recreation Center business hours.  
  • Both locker room areas have day-use lockers for patrons to use.
  • Campus Recreation staff will remove any items left in the day-use lockers after the closing of the facility and store the belongings for two weeks.  Items left after two weeks will be donated to a charitable organization.

 

General Lockers

  • A limited number of lockers are available for rent annually.
  • The sign up for the locker lottery begins mid-August.  To sign up for the locker lottery stop by the Malley Center Front Desk during business hours.
  • All general lockers expire and must be cleared by the first Friday of the fall academic quarter.
  • Locker lottery winners will be notified via email the second Monday of the fall quarter and will have one week to purchase their locker. Alternates will be notified if any lockers are remaining the third Monday of the quarter.
  • There is a $60.00 fee for use of the locker for the academic year. This fee is pro-rated throughout the year as lockers become available.

 

Faculty/Staff Locker Room

  • A private faculty/staff locker room is available in both the men’s and women’s locker rooms.
  • Entrance into the faculty/staff locker room is controlled by combination lock. The combination may be obtained at the Malley Center Front Desk.
  • Day use lockers are available within the faculty/staff locker room, as well as a limited number of rental lockers that may be reserved for the academic year to a nominal fee.
  • Faculty/staff may keep their same locker for consecutive academic years if they are using it and the facility.
  • All faculty/staff no longer interested in retaining their locker or leaving the university must have all items removed by the first Friday of the fall academic quarter or before they leave the university.
  • All holders of faculty/staff lockers will receive emails about the renewal process to retain their lockers mid-August.
  • Information regarding the availability of faculty/staff lockers may be obtained at the Front Desk.

 

Annual Locker Refunds

  • If you leave the University during your locker term or decide you no longer wish to have a locker we will prorate your refund based on the time the refund was requested and the amount left in the agreement.
  • To request a refund for your locker rental complete the Refund Request Form. You can either submit this form to the Malley Center Front Desk Staff or e-mail it to campusrec@scu.edu.
  • Refund checks will arrive within 4 - 6 weeks to the mailing address provided on the Refund Request Form.

 

Santa Clara University and Campus Recreation are not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged items.

 

  • Minor children (under 18 years of age) of students, faculty, staff and alumni members may enter the facilities free of charge.
  • Adult children (over 18 years of age) of students, faculty, staff and alumni maybe sponsored as a guest for a nominal fee. For more information see Guest Passes
  • For all minor children a Minor Registration Form must be completed by the parent or legal guardian annually.
  • A parent or legal guardian must accompany their minor/child/children under the age of 18 at all times within recreation facilities.
  • Minor children under the age of 16 are not permitted to use the Malley Center Weight Room. 
  • No minor children of guest are allowed to use the facilities.

Priority for use of the Multipurpose Room goes to scheduled events and activities. All events and activities must be scheduled through the Director of Recreation. If an event or activity is in session, please do not disturb participants. Inquire at the Front Desk or online at www.scu.edu/recreation for the event end time.  Weekly schedules are posted outside the Multipurpose Room.

 

In addition to the general policies, the Multipurpose Room policies are:

 

To Protect the Facility and the Equipment:

  • No ball sports are permitted in the Multipurpose Room.
  • Program specific equipment should be stored at the conclusion of each activity.
  • Equipment in the Multipurpose Room Storage is for use by Campus Recreation Fitness classes only. This includes the stereo. Groups using the space for dance rehearsals, etc. will need to bring their own personal stereos.
  • Stretching mats cannot leave the Multipurpose Room.
  • Stretching mats are for individual use only – do not group together for sparring, gymnastics, or any other activities.

 

As a Courtesy to Others:

  • Patrons are expected to clean stretching mats after each use.
  • Please turn off cell phones and pagers when attending any of our fitness classes.

In addition to the general policies, the Sauna Policies are: 

  • No one under the age of 18.
  • Please shower before entering.
  • Limit use to a maximum of 15 minutes.
  • Do not use if you feel faint or dizzy.
  • No eating or glass containers.
  • Please do not pour anything on the heating element.
  • Please no aromatic products.
  • Do not dry clothing on the heating elements.
  • Do not tamper with the heating element or thermostat.

Notify the Front Desk if the Sauna is not functioning.

Week One of each quarter: Spirit Clubs and Athletic events may request to schedule.

Week Two & throughout each quarter: CSL registered student organizations may request practice space & event space via e-mail to campusrec@scu.edu & cc: Director of Recreation, Janice DeMonsi,jdemonsi@scu.edu. Look at the Google calendar for the facility you want to reserve to see what times are open before requesting. Practice requests that are submitted week two of the quarter will begin that week. Events that will occur week one or two of the quarter can be requested at the end of the previous quarter to allow for the 7-14 days to schedule the event or must be 7-14 days from the date requesting.

CF's, RLC's, Law School or MBA organizations can request through our facility request form available at the Malley Center Front Desk or by clicking here.

Non- SCU Instructors

Non-affiliated individuals whom are instructing RSO's will not be granted access to the Malley Center automatically. The names need to be emailed to campusrec@scu.edu & cc: JDeMonsi@scu.edu in order for a guest pass to be created. Names may only be submitted by Center for Student Leadership staff – no request from students will be honored. Only two passes per quarter provided for instructors to attend the reserved group/s times. Otherwise the club will need to sponsor individuals as guests and pay the $8.00 guest fee per guest per day. All Campus Recreation facilities have restricted access and are only for current SCU students, faculty and staff. For more information about guest passes click here.

After Hours Availability

  • Events should be scheduled during regular facility operating hours.
  • There is a limited opportunity for events to occur outside of regular hours. Availability is based on overwhelming need and the demonstrated inability for the event to occur during regular hours.
  • After hours use is also possible for events reaching a large portion of the campus population that are sponsored for the express purpose of providing positive alternatives to unhealthy leisure pursuits.
  • After hours use requires additional supervision and increased supervision cost. The host sponsoring organization is responsible for this cost.

In addition to the General Facility Policies, the Aquatic Center Policies are:

  • Each patron must be a member of the Malley Center and/or paid guest. Follow the link for more information about the Guest Pass Policies.
  • Patrons must enter the pool area through the Malley Center.
  • The pool area is open only for use during schedule hours and when guarded by the Campus Recreation Lifeguard Staff.
  • No food, drinks, or glass containers are allowed in the pool area other than water in resealable plastic containers.
  • A moderate to conservative cut bathing suit must be worn. No jean shorts, cut-offs, or street clothes.
  • Please shower before entering the pool.
  • No suntan oil is allowed on the deck or in the pool.
  • Running, rough play (dunking, splashing, etc.), and ball throwing is prohibited.
  • Diving, flips, cartwheels, handstands, and backwards/spinning jumps from the side of the pool are prohibited.
    • Diving includes water polo team
  • Do not hang on lane lines. Do not sit on the disabled lift unless you require it to enter the pool.
  • Kick boards and pull buoys are for lap swimmers only.
  • Patrons with a cold, virus, communicable disease, open wounds, or ear or nasal discharge are not allowed in the pool.
  • Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian at all times in the pool and pool area.
    • The lifeguard may request a swim test for children wanting to swim in the deep water.
    • Infants are required to wear plastic pants or swim diapers in the pool.
    • Pool toys such as noodles and diving rings are allowed under adult supervision and at the discretion of the lifeguard staff. Other toys may be allowed if deemed safe and appropriate.
  • Flotation devices are not permitted unless they are Coast Guard Approved Personal Flotation Devices.
  • Free swim patrons must give priority to lap swimmers.
  • Pool Ratio: one lifeguard per 25 swimmers; 50 people in the water two lifeguards need to be on the stand; maximum 75 people in the pool area. 
  • Pool availability is subject to weather and maintenance conditions.

Memberships

  • Use of the Pat Malley Fitness and Recreation Center, Degheri Tennis Center, and Sullivan Aquatic Center is provided free of charge to current students, faculty, staff, and retirees with a valid ACCESS card.
  • Spouses of students, faculty, staff, and retirees may obtain a Malley Center Membership card free of charge by registering at the Malley Center Front Desk during business hours.
  • Alumni are eligible to purchase a membership for a quarterly, monthly, or annual fee.
  • Spouses of alumni may purchase a membership provided their spouse is a member.
  • The general public is not eligible for membership.

ID policy

  • Participants gain entry into all facilities used by Campus Recreation, including the Pat Malley Fitness and Recreation Center, Degheri Tennis Center, and Sullivan Aquatic Center by using their ACCESS card, VIP ACCESS, or Malley Center Membership card.
  • Any attempt to gain or provide unauthorized entry into athletic and recreation facilities may result in suspension of privileges.
  • All ACCESS, VIP ACCESS, and Malley Center Membership cards are non-transferable.
  • Members who forget their valid ACCESS or Malley Center Membership card may check-in to the facilities by presenting a valid form of photo ID to the Campus Recreation Staff. All members will be permitted to enter the building with an alternative photo ID once per quarter. After the first “look up” participants who fail to bring a valid ACCESS or Malley Center Membership card will be required to purchase a guest pass or return to the facility with their card.
  • Lost or stolen Malley Center Membership cards can be replaced for a nominal fee.
  • Campus Recreation Staff reserves the right to perform random identification checks at all our facilities to ensure the safety and security of all our patrons.

Guests

  • Guests are welcome to use the Malley Center and the Sullivan Aquatic Center.  Bellomy Field or the Tennis center is not available to guests.
  • There is a nominal fee per guest per visit per day.  All guest passes are non-refundable.
  • Guests must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Guests and their sponsoring member must register with the Campus Recreation staff upon entry into the facilities. Guests must present a government issued photo ID with proof of age upon request.
  • Sponsoring members must accompany their guest for the duration of their use of the facilities.
  • Guests are not eligible to enroll/participate in any Campus Recreation programs. Exception  is during summer break only – guests may purchase a fitness pass in addition to their guest fee.
  • Guests are not allowed to bring their children.
  • Multiple visit guest passes (valid for four visits) are available at the Malley Center Front Desk for a nominal fee. The guest passes are non-refundable, non-transferable, and Campus Recreation is not responsible for lost or stolen cards. The guest must show government issued photo ID when he/she uses the guest pass and still must come in with his/her sponsoring member.
  • Guests are not permitted to check out equipment from the Malley Center Front Desk.
  • Guests of Conference Services staying on campus may elect to purchase a weekly pass for all their participants through Conference Services. Groups that only have a few individuals interested may have those individuals purchase day or weekly passes at the Malley Center Front Desk. These passes must be paid for at the time of signing up & the group must be on the list of summer conference groups on campus.

The Campus Recreation Staff cannot sponsor the general public.

All guests must have a current member that they know as their sponsor.

Minors

  • Minor children (under 18 years of age) of students, faculty, staff, and alumni may enter the facility free of charge.
  • Children (over 18 years of age) of students, faculty, staff, and alumni may be sponsored as a guest for the nominal guest fee.
  • For all minor children a Minor Registration Form must be completed by the parent or legal guardian annually.
  • A parent or legal guardian must accompany their minor/child/children under the age of 18 at all times within recreation facilities. Minor children under the age of 16 are not permitted to use the Malley Center Weight Room.

In addition to the general policies, the Weight Room Policies are:

For hygiene and cleanliness:

  • Please wipe down all equipment after use to reduce the risk of dangerous infections. Paper towels, maintenance towels and spray bottles with disinfectant are provided. The maintenance towels in the weight room are for cleaning only. Do not use them as workout towels.
  • Apparel that covers the trunk is required.
  • The use of chalk is not permitted.

Protect the Equipment:

  • It is important that all participants maintain control of their weights at all times. Weights are not to be dropped or thrown.
  • Patrons that use the platform for dead lifts should drop the weights from their waist and not from any higher. The platform is the only location in the weight room for dead lifting or other lifting with Olympic bars.
  • Heavy dumbbells, slam balls and the battle rope must be used on the rubber floor area only.
  • No stepping on upholstery. Please use the Plyo boxes for all step ups.
  • Do not throw medicine balls or slam balls against the walls or windows.

Increase Safety:

  • Safety collars must be used on Olympic bars and curl bars at all times.
  • Weight belts and spotters are recommended for all heavy lifting exercises.
  • Participants are not to interfere or distract other individuals during their workout.
  • All equipment must be used for its designed function. Please do not stack equipment on top of other equipment.
  • Weight Room use is restricted to use by individuals 16 years of age and older.

Be Courteous to Others:

  • All weight plates should be removed from equipment and returned to the appropriate rack after each use.
  • All equipment must remain in the weight room and not to be taken to the patio or other areas of the facility.
  • Participants are advised to vacate machines between sets to allow others to workout in between sets.
  • All cardiovascular machine use is limited to 30 minutes, including warm-up and cool down, when others are waiting.  
  • Cell phones are not allowed in the Weight Room. If you need to make a call, please step out to the hallway or Weight Room patio.

Personal Training is NOT Allowed

  • Weight Room Attendants are not personal trainers and can only show patrons how to use the equipment; they cannot provide advice on exercise programs.
  • Personal training sessions cannot be conducted in any recreation facility.

updated: 3-17-16