Skip to Content

Coronavirus: Get complete details about the university's response to COVID-19.

Campus Recreation

Activity Area Rules

The following rules and etiquette guidelines can help you prevent injury, enjoy your experience, and protect yourself and others.

  • Staff and student employee direction/guidance must be followed at all times.
  • Maintain at least 6 feet of physical distance (10-12 feet when possible) from all patrons, student employees and staff.
  • The only equipment permitted in the building are water bottles, swim googles/cap, bath and or sweat towel, and small personal fitness items (yoga mat, jump rope, weight belt, lifting straps, etc.)
  • Reduced capacity will be enforced in the majority of our spaces and for many activities.
  • Equipment must remain in place and should not be moved.
  • Utilize red floor-marked boxes for personal work-out space.
  • Patrons should disinfect any equipment before and after use. Sanitization stations will be available throughout the facility.
  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older to use the weight and fitness rooms. Anyone who is under 18 years of age is not allowed in the weight and fitness rooms.
  • Facility is not responsible for lost/stolen items.
  • Appropriate athletic attire is required in the Strength and Conditioning Room.  Closed-toe, athletic footwear is required to work-out. Jeans, pants with visible zippers, damaging buttons or anything that compromises the safety of the weight room is prohibited.
  • Intermittent clean-up may occur at any time during operations for safety/sanitary reasons.
  • Activity area closes 15 minutes before building closes.
  • Patrons should use extreme caution in lifting weights to avoid potential injuries to themselves or others.
  • All weight training should be performed in a controlled, safe manner. Dropping, slamming, or bouncing of weights (both with free weights or sectionalized weight training equipment) is prohibited.
  • Use of equipment other than its designed function is prohibited. 
  • Patrons unfamiliar with the operation of any of the exercise machines or weight equipment should contact the staff member on duty for assistance.
  • All equipment must remain in the area it was placed. Do not move benches or equipment from their designated place.
  • At this time patrons are prohibitted from spotting. Please update your workouts accordingly.
  • Weight collars (plate restraining devices) are required for the free weight area.
  • Weight belts may damage equipment, please remove or cover appropriately during use of equipment with pads.
  • DO NOT drop weight plates, weight stacks or dumbbells. Use a weight that you can safely lower to the floor.
  • All equipment must be returned to appropriate racks when finished. 
  • The use of chalk is prohibited.
  • Weights and bars of any kind should not lean up against the walls, pillars, equipment, or mirrors.
  • Users should immediately report any injury or facility equipment irregularity to the staff member on duty. Patrons are responsible for checking equipment prior to each use. Broken or damaged equipment must be reported immediately.
  • Please wipe all touched surfaces before and after use, with wipes or supplied disinfectant
  • Improper behavior is prohibited and subject to immediate disciplinary actions. Disregard for any rules/regulations, posted guidelines, or verbal directions provided by the attendant may result in expulsion from the facility and loss of facility privileges.
  • Joggers-Outside Lane
  • Walkers-Inside Lane
  • Spectating or loitering on the track is prohibited for safety reasons
  • Spiked shoes prohibited
  • Facility is not responsible for lost/stolen items.
  • The jogging/walking direction will be rotated daily. Please follow the posted direction
  • Stretching is allowed in designated areas only

Blatt PEC Lost and Found

Lost and found items are located at the equipment issue desk on the bottom floor, beside the indoor pool.


Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.

©