Fitness Center Policies and Procedures
Under 18 Liability Waiver
Fitness Center Admittance
- Verification of eligibility to use Wellness and Recreation facilities and/or participate in Wellness and Recreation programs is required.
- The Fitness Center reserves the right to refuse admittance to any individual if he/she poses a potential threat to physical property, patrons, or staff.
- Members must present a valid Regis or state issued ID upon entering the facility.
One & Done rule
- A member may forget his or her ID one time per semester and still be admitted to the facility. If a patron attempts to enter the Fitness Center a second time without their ID in the same semester he or she will be asked to return with their ID or pay the $5.00 guest fee.
- Patrons utilizing their “one & done” must sign the Forgotten ID log upon entering the facility.
- Attempts to use another individual's ID to gain access to the Campus Recreation center & the loaning of an individual’s ID for this purpose is a violation of Regis University’s Student Code of Conduct. Consequences of this action may result in the confiscation of ID(s), suspension of Fitness Center access, and referral to the University Student Conduct office.
Dedication to a Safe Environment
- The goal of Wellness and Recreation (W&R) staff is to ensure all patrons have a safe environment in which to recreate. Risk management is a part of our program which has to be implemented on a daily basis to ensure the safety of our patrons and staff.
- In keeping with the mission statement and related goals for creating a welcoming, safe, and fun environment, patrons will not be allowed to express verbal or written profanity while in the Fitness Center or participating in Wellness and Recreation programs.
- The following policies and procedures are designed for the protection of our members, employees and facilities. Please observe all posted signs and directions given by W&R staff. The staff will gladly explain the rationale behind Fitness Center policies and procedures. Violations may result in removal from the facility and/or loss of W&R privileges.
- Wellness and Recreation reserves the right to refuse access or service to any individual who refuses to follow the policies and procedures detailed in this document and/or is deemed a detriment to patrons/staff or physical property within the Fitness Center.
- Fitness Center patrons are reminded that the Regis Student Code of Conduct is applicable in all Wellness and Recreation facilities and programs. Failure to comply will result in referral to the Student Conduct Office.
Health and Safety Disclaimer
- The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) guidelines for healthy aerobic activity recommends that individuals should perform cardiovascular exercise 3-5 days per week maintaining appropriate exercise intensity for 30-45 minutes also including gradual warm up and cool down periods lasting approximately 5-10 minutes each. Additionally, ACSM recommends that individuals engage in strength training 2-3 days per week.
- Wellness and Recreation reserves the right address over exercising issues with a patron(s) if there is probable cause for concern.
Fitness Center Dress Code – In keeping with the mission statement and related goals for creating a welcoming, safe, and fun environment, and to address sanitary concerns, Wellness and Recreation adheres to the following dress code stipulations.
- Top – t-shirt or full tank top
- Tops that cover the torso are required in all areas of the Fitness Center. Tank tops are allowed if there is no excessive chest or back exposure.
- Prohibited tops – Bare midriff shirts, tank tops, or cut-off t-shirts with the sleeve opening extending further than the elbow.
- Bottom – athletic shorts or pants
- Shorts must have a minimum 2 inch inseam.
- Prohibited bottoms – non-athletic pants (jeans, khakis etc.), excessive zippers or buttons.
- Shoes – Non-marking athletic shoes are required to be worn at all times.
- Exception: Patrons may participate in specific Group Exercise classes barefoot (i.e. Yoga) as stipulated in the Group Exercise policies.
- Prohibited shoes - opened toes shoes (sandals, flip flops, etc.)