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Fitness Floor

  • All users must wipe down the equipment with a Gym Wipe after each use. Gym Wipes are available in
    multiple areas of the facility and when used appropriately will help to maintain a clean and hygienic facility for all members. Appropriate athletic attire is recommended. Generally, this consists of athletic pants or shorts, and a t-shirt, sweatshirt or tank top.
  • Jeans, dress pants and skirts are allowed on the track and on non-seated cardiovascular equipment
    ONLY. Patrons may be asked to pull up longer skirts to prevent tripping or a trapping hazard.
  • When using any equipment that requires contact with the user’s torso, such as a weight bench,
    recumbent bike, or mat, a barrier (i.e. t-shirt or towel) must be placed between the patron and the
    equipment.
  • Non-marking, closed-toed athletic shoes are required. FiveFingers shoes are allowed. Moccasins, cleats,
    stocking feet, sandals, and flip-flops, open-toed or open-heeled shoes of any kind are NOT allowed.
  • Jewelry should not be worn or kept to a minimum to keep user from accidental entanglement.
  • FitRec Staff makes the final decision on inappropriate and unsafe attire, in order to maintain a clean and
    safe environment for our members/guests. Therefore users are to abide by all staff requests.
  • All equipment is to remain in the area determined by FitRec Staff. Do not move equipment from one location to another. Repeat violations may result in disciplinary action against the patron.
  • Personal Training is only allowed under the direction of a uniformed FitRec Personal Trainer.
  • Personal items such as backpacks, bags and purses must be kept in a locker. The use of a fanny pack or something that can be attached to the person for medical reasons is allowed, as long as it does not place the member, equipment, or other members in danger. The staff is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Lockers are available on the fitness floor or in the community locker rooms. The Assistant Director of Fitness & Wellness must approve any exceptions to this rule.
  • There is a 30-minute limit on all cardiovascular equipment when someone is waiting. During peak times equipment (i.e. dumbbells, weights, benches, etc.) should not be monopolized for personal use, at any time patrons may be asked to share with other users.
  • Members may not hold or reserve equipment with towels or personal belongings.
  • Personal radios are not allowed in the Health, Fitness & Recreation Center unless used with headphones.
  • Cell phones are allowed, but recording videos and taking pictures are not allowed. As a courtesy to other members and for your safety, keep phones silenced or on vibrate, refrain from loud phone conversations and keep them to a minimum. For a specific photo request to be considered, members must contact a staff member.
  • Beverages are only allowed in non-glass, closed, spill proof containers. No mixing is allowed in the building, except in the Atrium/café Area.
  • No food or chewing gum allowed.
  • No spitting allowed.
  • Small towels are available at the fitness desk; please return dirty towels to appropriate towel return bins after use.
  • Keep hands and feet clear of moving parts while using machines. Do not operate or attempt to repair machines with loose or damaged parts, report damage to FitRec Staff.
  • All equipment and spaces must be used in the manner for which it is designed. Do not attempt to modify equipment or space. Leaning against mirrors while performing exercises is NOT allowed.
  • Throwing objects, including balls, against the walls or mirrors is not allowed.
  • Standing on benches or equipment frames is prohibited.
  • Inverted training/hanging positions on the Synrgy360 is not allowed.
  • Use of the boxing heavy bags requires boxing gloves/hand wraps and shoes at all times. No sparring is allowed. Participants should wipe down the heavy bag after each use.
  • FitRec is not responsible for any personal fitness equipment brought into the facility, nor injury as a result of the use of personal fitness equipment.
  • Members may check out various fitness equipment at the Fitness Floor Desk on a first come, first served basis. Members must return the exact item checked out, in the same condition, at least 5 minutes prior to closing.
  • If you are unfamiliar with any equipment, please see a FitRec Fitness Floor Staff member for assistance.
  • Children ages 13, 14 & 15 are not allowed access to the 2nd Floor until completing an orientation sessions with a FitRec staff member and must be wearing designated FitRec wristband at all times. A parent/guardian/family member is required to stay in the building at all times. 13 year olds are allowed only during designated times.

Free Weight Area

  • Lifting chalk is only permitted in the free weight section of the Fitness Floor and will not be provided.
    Patrons are asked to clean up after themselves when using lifting chalk.
  • Powerlifting or Olympic lifts are not to be performed anywhere except the Olympic lifting platform.
  • Dropping weights is only allowed on the Olympic Platform. Weights may be dropped from thigh height or
    below if using the appropriate bumper weights. Dropping weights, from any height, in any other area is
    prohibited.
  • Do not prop weights up against the walls, mirrors or pillars.
  • Do not lift free weights near windows or mirrors. Leaning against mirrors while performing exercises is NOT allowed.
  • Free weights must be returned to their proper place after use. Repeat violations may result in a
    disciplinary action against the patron.
  • Collars must be used on all free bar lifts with plates.
  • Spotters are recommended on all lifts.
  • Top loading additional weight onto the weight stack machines is prohibited.
  • Please refrain from excessive noise while working out as to not disturb others in surrounding areas.
  • All equipment is to remain in the area determined by FitRec Staff. Do not move equipment from one location to another. Repeat violations may result in disciplinary action against the patron.

Track

  •  Track lanes are designated walk, jog, and run respectively.
  • Track direction changes daily; members must follow the current direction.
  • Sprinting and racing are not allowed for safety purposes. Track is for recreational use only.
  • Side-by-side walking or jogging is permissible if no other users are on track.
  • Strollers are not allowed on walking track, non-motorized assistive mobility devices (i.e. cane or walkers)
    are allowed as long as they fit within lane.
  • Use of other equipment while walking or running on the track will be limited to weight vests, small dumbbells and kettlebells not to exceed 30 lbs.
  • All other exercises (i.e. lunges, lateral walking, farmer’s walk, etc.) are NOT allowed on the track. These exercises can be performed in the Group Fitness Corridor.
  • Standing along windows of track to view courts is not allowed as it causes a blockage to the individuals on the track.

Group Fitness Studios

  • Participants are highly encouraged to arrive to class on time. Participants arriving more than five minutes
    after the scheduled class start time will be denied entry to class, due to the importance of a sufficient
    warm-up period.
  • It is highly recommended that participants stay for the entire Group Fitness class to ensure participation in the proper cool-down phase of class.
  • To respect other participants, refrain from private conversations during class. Cell phone or personal radio usage is prohibited during classes.
  • Non-class participants are NOT allowed to disturb classes while in session (i.e. entering studio during class, loud talking outside of studio, etc.).
  • Appropriate athletic attire is recommended. Generally, this consists of athletic pants or shorts, and a t-shirt, sweatshirt or tank top. Shorts must be long enough to cover the buttocks and groin area when exercising or moving
  • Soft-soled, closed-toe athletic shoes are required for all cardiovascular and resistance training classes.
  • Hard-soled, closed-toe athletic shoes or cycling shoes are recommended for all spinning classes. Shoe removal will only be allowed in a scheduled program and at the instructor’s discretion.
  • All equipment must remain in the studios and must be returned to its proper location after use. Equipment from other areas may not be brought into the studios unless approved by an instructor or Fit Rec staff member. All equipment should be used in the manner for which it is designed.
  • Personal items such as backpacks, bags and purses must be kept in a locker. The staff is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Lockers are available on the fitness floor or in the community locker rooms.
  • To enter a class, participants must wait outside the studio until the instructor allows everyone inside. Participants may not save spaces in line for friends.
  • New spinning participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes early to learn proper bike set-up.
  • Spin shoes are only allowed in the Spin Studio and not on the fitness floor.
  • Throwing objects, including balls, against the walls or mirrors is not allowed. Leaning against mirrors while performing exercises is NOT allowed.
  • Minimum class participation age is 16, unless 13, 14, or 15 year old has completed a HFRC orientation session with a FitRec staff member. 13, 14, or 15 year old must be wearing FitRec wristband. 13 year olds are allowed only at designated times. No participation allowed for any persons 12 years old and younger, unless enrolled in an instructional program designed for kids.
  • Studio A, when not scheduled for a program may be used by members on a first come, first served basis.