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Membership & Locker Rates/Policies - Student Fitness and Recreation Center Policies

Please review our General Facility Use and Membership Policies.

Weight Rooms

  • Patrons must be at least 12 years of age to use the fitness equipment. A parent/guardian must accompany dependents 12-13 years of age.
  • Appropriate athletic attire is required at all times. Non-athletic shorts/pants, muscle shirts, cropped tops, open-toed shoes, and street shoes are prohibited.
  • Personal training by outside trainers is not permitted.
  • Olympic-sized bars may only be used at the corresponding bench or power rack.
  • Power lifting or Olympic lifting is prohibited.
  • Slamming or dropping of weights is not permitted.
  • Spotters are recommended.
  • All dumbbells and weights must be re-racked after use.
  • All free weights must be kept in free weight area.
  • Use of collars is mandatory.
  • The use of chalk is prohibited.
  • Between sets, please rest OFF the machines.
  • Clean the equipment (after each set) with designated cleaning solution, and allow others to use the equipment while you rest.
  • Food is not allowed. Drinks in closed containers are allowed in fitness areas.
  • Report all injuries and maintenance concerns to the Operations Manager or operations staff.

Boxing Area

  • Must use handwraps AND gloves when striking the bag (available for check-out at the Equipment Issue room
  • If kicking the bag, shoes must be removed
  • Only socks or bare feet are acceptable
  • Wipe down boxing area including mats and heavy bag after use
  • No sparring of any kind
  • Keep heavy bag under control.  Avoid needless, excessive swinging of the bag
  • DO NOT hang from the heavy bag

Circuit Area

  • Move from lower numbers to higher numbers
  • Perform only one set per machine. No multiple sets.
  • Always rest OFF the machines.
  • Be sanitary: soak a towel with cleaning solution and carry it with you so you can clean each machine immediately after each use.

Cardio Areas

  • Clean each machine with sanitizer spray immediately after use
  • If you need assistance with equipment our staff are available to help you
  • Workout clothing including shirts and closed-toed shoes required
  • Backpacks and other personal gear must be stored in lockers or cubbies and may not be left on the floor
  • No food or open containers in activity areas
  • Please be respectful of all participants, staff and equipment.

Multipurpose Rooms/ Function Areas

  • For your health and safety, please spray/wipe your mat before and after class.
  • Be courteous of others
  • Please re-rack all equipment to correct locations after use.
  • Do not remove equipment from the current area; please do not move equipment from one area to another.
  • Between sets please rest OFF the machines. Please clean the equipment between sets with designated solution and allow others to use the equipment while you rest.
  • For safety, closed-heel, and closed-toe athletic footwear is required. Please wear appropriate workout attire. Items such as jeans, rivets, zippers, and belts can damage the equipment.
  • We recommend using a spotter.
  • Please set down weights and dumbbells properly, dropping them damages the floor and weights.
  • For safety reasons use weight collars at all times.
  • Weights should not be used to elevate, prop, or incline equipment.
  • Please do not use chalk.
  • Use only spill proof drinking containers.
  • For assistance please contact the nearest Fitness Attendant or other Campus Recreation staff member.

Locker Rooms

  • If you are bringing a child with you who is of the opposite gender and 3+ years old, please use the Family/Assisted locker room located in the pool access hallway.
  • Please do not leave belongings unattended or unlocked (even UNDER the benches).  Day use lockers are available (they’re the ones without combination locks), and free locks are available at the Equipment Issue Room. Or, you may “check” any/all your items at the EIR.
  • Please refrain from using cell phones.
  • Instead of hanging your bathing suit on the outside of your locker, please use the suit spinner and then hang it inside your locker.  If it is hung out then it will be placed in the lost and found.

Indoor Track

  • Walk in the inside lane, and jog/run in outside lanes.
  • Running Direction: Mon., Wed., and Fri. clockwise; Tues., Thurs., Sat. and Sun. counter-clockwise

Basketball/Multi-Activity Courts

  • All games are self-monitored.  Good sportsmanship and proper conduct are expected at all times. The use of offensive language and profanity is not permitted.
  • Grabbing or hanging on the net or rim is prohibited.
  • Soccer, football, floor hockey, and all other activities are to be played on the multi-activity court located in the back of the Rec Center.
  • Appropriate attire, such as T-shirts, and soft-soled non-marking athletic shoes are required. Pinnies are available at the front desk.
  • Scheduled activities may take priority over open recreation. Any changes in the schedule will be posted on our website.
  • The losing team rotates off the court. Winning teams may stay on the court for no more than two consecutive games.
  • Soccer games may be played for 20 minutes.
  • Volleyball games are played to 15 points.
  • Basketball games are played to 11 points. Basketball games must win by at least two points. If necessary free throws may be used to determine team make up.

Racquetball Courts

  • If you make a reservation and then decide not to play, please call 581-1082 to cancel your reservation. It’s only fair to other members to release your reservation if you’re not going to use it.
  • If you do not have a reservation but a reservable court is empty when you arrive, you are welcome to use it under the following conditions:
    • In Court 1 or 3, if it is :15 or more past the hour, you may play until the reserving party arrives.
    • In Court 2, if it is :45 or more past the hour, you may play until the reserving party arrives.
    • When the reserving party arrives, please vacate the courts immediately and politely.
  • Remember, if you approach the racquetball courts from the front of the building, Court 2 is the first court you’ll come to, not Court 1.
    Make sure you use the correct court!
  • If you move the wall, please make sure the door is closed and you fully clamp teh wall in place.
  • Please wear appropriate non-marking court shoes

Tennis Courts

  • Courts 1-3 may be reserved by calling the Recreation Center at 581-1082. If you make a reservation and then decide not to play, please call 581-1082 to cancel your reservation. It’s only fair to other members to release your reservation if you’re not going to use it.
  • If you do not have a reservation but a reservable court is empty when you arrive, you are welcome to use it under the following conditions:
    • In Court 1 or 3, if it is :15 or more past the hour, you may play until the reserving party arrives.
    • In Court 2, if it is :45 or more past the hour, you may play until the reserving party arrives.
    • When the reserving party arrives, please vacate the courts immediately and politely.
  • Please wear appropriate non-marking court shoes.
  • Open from dawn – 10 pm
  • Leave skateboards, nikes and inline skates outside of the courts
  • Bring only water and sports drinks into court area; no food.
  • Limit play to 1 hour if others are waiting.
  • Be aware the court surface is slippery when wet or dirty.
 


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Orono, Maine 04469
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