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Rec Sports Facility Policies
Updated 8/27/14

Rec Sports Facility Policies

General Building

  1. Regardless of the activity, all participants must realize that they are assuming risks when they voluntarily take part in informal or programmed recreational activities. Each participant also has a responsibility to use prudent and ordinary care in his/her actions.  
  2. Members must present a valid Purdue or Member ID to gain access into DRS facilities/programs.
  3. Any violation of Purdue ID policies will be handled in accordance with university protocol.
  4. Cameras and video equipment are not allowed in DRS facilities without prior approval.
  5. Abusive/misuse of equipment is prohibited.
  6. Headphones must be used while listening to personal music.
  7. Physical abuse or use of vulgar, profane, or abusive language is prohibited.
  8. Drinks must be kept in a sealed container. Glass containers are prohibited. Please inform DRS staff of any spills.
  9. Food is not allowed in any activity space without prior approval.
  10. Alcohol, tobacco products, illegal drugs, firearms, and other weapons are strictly prohibited in DRS facilities.
  11. Use of the facilities under the influence of alcohol or drugs is also prohibited.
  12. Individuals 15 years of age and younger must be supervised by and in the company of a parent/guardian/adult chaperone at all times, except when participating in a structured DRS program/service.
  13. Pets other than service animals are not allowed in the facilities.
  14. Organized/group activities should be approved in advance by DRS schedulers or will be subject to the discretion of the on-duty manager.
  15. Use of facilities for paid instructional or coaching purposes is prohibited.
  16. DRS is not responsible for any lost or stolen property. Please secure all belongings in a locked locker.
  17. For the safety and security of members and guests, spectators for informal activities are not allowed. Spectating for special events must be arranged in advance.
  18. Sparring that involves blows to the head is strictly prohibited.
  19. Swords, nun-chucks, and similar martial art weapons are prohibited.
  20. Equipment is not to be removed from spaces to be used in other spaces.
  21. Items are not permitted on any railing including: fitness equipment, cell phones and other personal items.
  22. Copyrighted movies and instructional videos are not permitted.
  23. All members and guests are expected to abide by the decisions of the Recreational Sports Staff.

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Age Policies Chart

Hours that dependents are eligible to enter Rec Sports facilities is limited generally by the membership acquired for the dependent.

Ages
Can (Must be accompanied by an adult)
Cannot
0–5
  • Use the pool. Must wear a swim diaper if they are not potty trained.
  • Use climbing wall (five and older). Must meet harness fitting requirements.
  • Use bouldering wall.

 

  • Use fitness equipment unless in a structured DRS program.
  • Use the spa or sauna.
  • Use opposite gender locker rooms. Family and multi gender locker rooms are available.
  • Use climbing wall (four and under).
  • Become belay certified at climbing wall.
6–13
  • Use the spa.
  • Use the pool. Must wear a swim diaper if they are not potty trained.
  • Use climbing wall. Must meet harness fitting requirements.
  • Use bouldering wall.
  • Use fitness equipment unless in a structured DRS program.
  • Use opposite gender locker rooms. Family and multi gender locker rooms are available.
  • Become belay certified at the climbing wall.
14–15
  • Be on fitness equipment and lift weights.
  • Use climbing wall and bouldering wall.
  • Use opposite gender locker rooms. Family and multi gender locker rooms are available.
  • Become belay certified at the climbing wall.
16 & above
  • Use the facility without being accompanied by an adult.
  • Can be on fitness equipment and lift weights.
  • Can become belay certified at the climbing wall.
  • Use opposite gender locker rooms. Family and multi gender locker rooms are available.

Parents must be present at time of guest pass purchase to sign waiver for patrons under 18 years old.

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Aquatics

Health & Safety

  1. All persons shall take a cleansing shower before using the pool. A bather leaving the pool to use the toilet shall take another cleansing shower before returning to the pool enclosure.
  2. Anyone who has or has had diarrhea in the past two (2) weeks shall not use the pool.
  3. Anyone who has an area of exposed sub epidermal tissue, open blisters, cuts, etc., is advised not to use the pool.
  4. Band-Aids and bandages are prohibited in pools and spas.
  5. Spitting, spouting of water, blowing the nose and similar behavior in the pool is prohibited.
  6. No running or rough play is permitted in the pool, on the runways, on diving boards, on floats, on platforms, in dressing rooms, or in showers.
  7. Street clothes are not allowed in the pool.
  8. All diaper aged children shall use plastic pants with tight fitting elastic at the legs and waist, or swim diapers.
  9. Do not change diapers at poolside.

General Facility

  1. A Division of Recreational Sports lifeguard must be present before entering the water.
  2. Lifeguards have the responsibility to enforce regulations and have the authority to remove anyone for unsafe or inappropriate behavior.
  3. Proper swim wear is required.  Only clean, appropriate attire designed for swimming is allowed.  Street clothes, underwear, thongs, see-through swim wear and cotton clothing are prohibited.
  4. Emergency signal: 1 long whistle blow = exit pools immediately and follow aquatic staff instructions.
  5. Individuals 15 years of age and younger must be supervised by and in the company of a parent/guardian/adult chaperone at all times, except when participating in a structured DRS program/service.
  6. Proficient swimming ability is required in deep water areas-you may be asked by a lifeguard to show an ability to swim before using a pool or pool equipment.
  7. Children age 5 or under, or any non-swimmer who may also be wearing an approved flotation device must be directly supervised in the water by and adult/guardian [age 18yr.] and within arm’s reach at all times.
  8. Lifeguards have the discretionary authority to require a parent or guardian to be in the water with a child over 5 years old whom they judge a weak or non-swimmer.
  9. For your safety, only U.S. Coast Guard approved flotation devices and the Kiefer Swim ‘N Play Trainer is allowed.  All other flotation devices are prohibited.  Use of water toys is restricted to those furnished by the University.
  10. All training and fitness equipment are to be used in the manner for which it was designed.  They are not to be used as flotation devices.  Non-swimmers are prohibited from using training and fitness equipment in water above their head. 
  11. Kickboards and pull buoys are available to use for workouts.
  12. No personal displays of affection in pool areas. 
  13. No diving in shallow areas and where marked ‘NO DIVING’.
  14. Glass, food, beverages, gum or tobacco products are prohibited.
  15. Water and sports drinks in sealed plastic containers are allowed on deck.
  16. Do not hang on or swim across lane or life lines.
  17. The stairs are for entering and exiting the pool, please do not block the stairways
  18. Hyperventilation or the holding of one’s breath underwater for an extended period of time can be extremely dangerous and therefore is prohibited.
  19. Lap swimmers may be required to circle swim when lane use exceeds two persons.
  20. Patrons must be prepared to present proper Purdue University identification.  Guests must be a daily pass holder or a member of a rental group with a scheduled pool time.
  21. The Aquatic facilities may be closed or have restricted use due to competitive events, special events, or rentals.
  22. Patrons under the influence of alcohol or other drugs that alter awareness are restricted from the building.
  23. Swimming or diving instruction may be provided solely by Division of Recreational Sports staff or approved groups.

Competition Pool

  1. Water temperature: 79–80 degrees
  2. Depth: 4.5ft.–9ft.
  3. Recreation Use:  Lap & Open Swimming
  4. Maximum Capacity: 600
  5. Use of the starting platforms is restricted to approved groups under direct supervision for organized competitive practice or competition.
  6. Only authorized personnel are permitted on the bulkhead when it is positioned in the center of the pool.
  7. Do not swim underneath bulkheads
  8. All general facility rules apply

Diving Pool

  1. Water temperature: 86–87 degrees
  2. Depth: 14ft.–17ft.
  3. Recreation Use: Lap Swim, Open Recreational Diving & Aerobics Classes
  4. Maximum Capacity: 281
  5. Only the 1m diving boards and 1m platform are available for recreational use. Use of diving towers above 1m is restricted to authorized collegiate divers or approved groups under direct supervision of certified diving coaches or instructors.
  6. When diving boards and diving towers are in use-swimming or recreational activity is only allowed in designated areas [marked with lane/life lines].
  7. Goggles and other eyewear may not be worn while using the diving boards or 1m platform.
  8. Springboard fulcrum must not be moved from forward-most position.
  9. All jumps and dives must be in a straight forward direction.
  10. Inwards, reverse dives, handstands, and seat drops are not permitted.
  11. Only one person on a diving board at a time.
  12. Only one bounce per jump or dive is allowed.
  13. Swim directly to the nearest stair or ladder on the side your board is located after each entry.
  14. Do not jump or dive until the person before you exits the diving area.
  15. Diving pool stairs are for entry and exit only.
  16. All general facility rules apply.

Recreation Pool

  1. Water temperature: 86–87 degrees
  2. Depth: 1ft.–4ft.
  3. Recreation Use: Lap Swim & Open Recreation
  4. Maximum Capacity:
    • Vortex: 32
    • Lap area: 105
    • General recreation area: 53
    • Bubble bench area: 14
  5. You must demonstrate proficient swimming ability or be a minimum of 48” all to use the vortex area.
  6. Hanging or grabbing onto basketball goals or volleyball net is prohibited.
  7. Standing, walking on or jumping to or from wall peninsula areas is prohibited.
  8. All general facility rules apply.

Recreation Pool Patio

  1. Patio will be available – weather permitting.
  2. Drinks must be kept in a sealed container. Glass containers are prohibited.
  3. Food is allowed. Please dispose of your trash in proper receptacle.
  4. Patrons MUST shower before entering the pool.
  5. Unauthorized access to the facilities is strictly prohibited.
  6. All general facility and pool rules apply.

Spa Pools

  • Temperature: 104 degrees
  • Depth: 3 ft.
  • Recreation Use: Leisure recreation
  • Maximum Capacity: Aquatic Center=16 & Rec. Pool=26
  • Individuals five and under cannot use the spa. An adult in the spa must accompany children six–15 years of age.
  • Use of the spa is limited to 15 minutes.  It is advised that time is limited to 10 minutes or less for young children.  Use of the spa begins with any part of the body entering the water and/or sitting on the edge of the spa.
  • Exposure greater than fifteen (15) minutes may result in drowsiness, nausea or fainting.
  • Allow at least a 15 minute cool down before reusing the spa.
  • Pregnant women, small children, or persons with heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, or low blood pressure should not enter the spa except under the advice of a physician.
  • Avoid use while under the influence of alcohol, tranquilizers, or other drugs that cause drowsiness or raise or lower blood pressure.
  • All general facility rules apply.

Accessibility

  • The Aquatic facilities are ADA compliant with hydraulic lifts and or a portable lift for easy entry to the pools and spa.
  • All eligible people with a disability are invited to participate in recreational sports programs.  We will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your needs.  If you have a disability and have questions about access to our facilities, please call: 765.494.3110.
  • Aquatic staff will provide assistance

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Challenge Play Rules

Badminton

The system governing challenge play begins when all priority courts are occupied by singles or doubles players who are present and ready to play. Challenge play ends when one or more courts are not occupied.

  1. First Come, First Served:
    The first player(s) waiting at one of the courts will automatically have the next game. It is the responsibility of the waiting player(s) to register a challenge.
  2. Games to 21:
    At the time of the challenge, the players on that court will finish the game/match they are on. At the conclusion of the game/match underway, the challengers take the court and games to 21 become the rule of play. The first player/team to 21 is the winner and has the right to retain the court. At the completion of the set the losing player or doubles players will give up the court and the challenging player(s) will take their place.
  3. Three Wins Only:
    After a singles player or doubles team wins three sets in a row they must rotate out.

Basketball

The system of governing challenge full court basketball play begins automatically when the basketball court becomes occupied by two teams of five participants present and ready for play (gym shoes) who have made the challenge.

  1. First come, First Served:
    The first five waiting at the court will automatically have the next game. If less than five are waiting to play, members from the losing team or from another court’s losing team or those waiting, may play. When the challenge system is in effect and a participating team’s number of players drops below five, the remaining members may continue to play to the end of the 15-basket game with or without adding members to their team.
  2. No Half Court:
    No half court basketball if 10 participants are present and indicate they want to play full court.
  3. Games to 15 Only:
    At the time of challenge, the two teams of five participants on the court will begin a game of fifteen baskets. The first team to score fifteen baskets is the winner. At the completion of the 15-basket game, the losing team will give up the court and the challenging five will take their place. If, at the end of the game, one or more members of the winning team are unable to continue play, the remaining member(s) of the winning team, to hold the court, must fill their vacancies only from the members of the losing team. If they are unable to fill their vacancies from the members of the losing team, and there are two complete teams of five participants waiting and ready to play in the challenge order, the first two teams waiting have the right to the court.
  4. Three Wins Only:
    After a team wins three games in a row they must rotate out.

The intent of the system governing challenge full court basketball is to promote equal participation. It is hoped that the players will display their maturity in following the rules provided. Violation of the above system/procedures will result in disciplinary action.

Racquetball

The system governing challenge play begins when all Racquetball designated courts and all Open Courts are occupied by singles or doubles players who are present and ready to play. Challenge can occur when there are two players ready to play and Challenge play ends when one or more courts are not occupied.

  1. First Come, First Served
  2. The first player(s) waiting at one of the courts will automatically have the next game. It is the responsibility of the waiting player(s) to register a challenge
  3. Games to 15, Best of 3
  4. At the time of challenge, the players on that court will finish the game/match they are on. At the conclusion of the game/match underway, the challengers take the court and games to 15 become the rule of play. The first player/team to win best of 3 games is the winner and has the right to retain the court. Player/team must win by two points, or first reach 18.
  5. Three Wins Only
  6. After a player/team wins three matches in a row they must rotate out.

Squash

The system governing challenge play begins when all Squash designated courts and all Open [squash conversion] Courts are occupied by singles or doubles players who are present and ready to play. Challenge can occur when there are two players ready to play and Challenge play ends when one or more courts are not occupied.

  1. First Come, First Served
  2. The first player(s) waiting at one of the courts will automatically have the next game. It is the responsibility of the waiting player(s) to register a challenge
  3. Games to 15, Best of 3
  4. At the time of challenge, the players on that court will finish the game/match they are on. At the conclusion of the game/match underway, the challengers take the court and games to 15 become the rule of play. The first player/team to win best of 3 games is the winner and has the right to retain the court. Player/team must win by two points, or first reach 18.
  5. Three Wins Only
  6. After a player/team wins three matches in a row they must rotate out.

Volleyball

The system governing challenge play begins when all priority courts are occupied by volleyball players/games. Challenge play ends when one or more courts are not occupied.

  1. First Come, First Served:
    The first player(s) waiting at one of the courts will automatically have the next game. It is the responsibility of the waiting player(s) to register a challenge.
  2. Games to 25:
    At the time of the challenge, the players on that court will finish the game/match they are on. At the conclusion of the game/match underway, the challengers take the court and games to 25 become the rule of play. The first player/team to 25 is the winner and has the right to retain the court. At the completion of the game the losing team will give up the court and the challenging team will take their place.
  3. Three Wins Only:
    After a team wins three games in a row they must rotate out.

Wallyball

The system governing challenge play begins when all walleyball designated courts and all Open (squash convertible) Courts are occupied by singles or doubles players who are present and ready to play. Challenge can occur when there are two players ready to play and Challenge play ends when one or more courts are not occupied.

  1. First Come, First Served
  2. The first player(s) waiting at one of the courts will automatically have the next game. It is the responsibility of the waiting player(s) to register a challenge
  3. Best of 3
  4. At the time of challenge, the players on that court will finish the game/match they are on. At the conclusion of the game/match underway, the challengers take the court and games of challenge become the rule of play. The first and second games are played to 25 and the third is played to 15. The first player/team to win best of 3 games is the winner and has the right to retain the court. Player/team must win by two points, or first reach 30 in the first and second games and 18 in the third game.
  5. Three Wins Only
  6. After a player/team wins three matches in a row they must rotate out.

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General Policies

  • Individuals 15 years of age and younger must be supervised by and in the company of a parent/guardian/adult chaperone at all times, except when participating in a structured DRS program/service.
  • Caution must be exercised when supervising children participating in DRS activities, ensuring that activities are age and skill appropriate, and safe relative to other activities and users within specific spaces.
  • NOTE: DRS staff may restrict activity for any individual for safety considerations.
  • Families are encouraged to use the family changing rooms on level 1. Please note that children may not enter the opposite genders locker room.

Fitness Spaces

  • 14–15 year olds are permitted to use the fitness equipment when supervised and in the company of a parent or guardian.
  • Individuals 13 years and younger must be in a structured DRS program to use any fitness equipment.

Sauna Precaution

  • Individuals five and under cannot use the sauna.

Pool

  • Proficient swimming ability is required in deep water areas-you may be asked by a lifeguard to show an ability to swim before using a pool or pool equipment.
  • Children age 5 or under, or any non-swimmer who may also be wearing an approved flotation device must be directly supervised in the water by and adult/guardian [age 18yr.] and within arm’s reach at all times.
  • Lifeguards have the discretionary authority to require a parent or guardian to be in the water with a child over 5 years old whom they judge a weak or non-swimmer.

Recreation Pool

  • You must demonstrate proficient swimming ability or be a minimum of 48” tall to use the vortex area.

SPA

  • Individuals five and under cannot use the spa.
  • An adult in the spa must accompany children 5–15 years of age.
  • Use of the spa is limited to 15 minutes. It is advised that time is limited to 10 minutes or less for young children. Use of the spa begins with any part of the body entering the water and/or sitting on the edge of the spa.

Climbing/Bouldering

  • Individuals four and under may not participate at the Climbing Wall unless in a structured DRS program.
  • Individuals 15 years and younger must be supervised by and in the company of a parent/guardian/adult chaperone at all times.
  • Participants must be 16 years old and older in order to take part in all workshops or be eligible to take a belay competency exam.

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Climbing & Bouldering Wall

General Climbing & Bouldering Wall Access

  1. Individuals 15 years and younger must be supervised by and in the company of a parent/guardian/adult chaperone at all times.
  2. Individuals four and under may not participate at the Climbing Wall unless in a structured DRS program.
  3. Participants must be 16 years old and older in order to take part in all workshops or be eligible to take a belay competency exam.
  4. Guests are ineligible to participate in all Climbing Wall Workshops.
  5. Climbers interested in lead climbing and belaying must schedule a test with Assistant Director for Climbing and Challenge Education.
  6. Loose chalk is prohibited. Please use a chalk ball.
  7. Personal belongings are not permitted on the bouldering or climbing landing surface.
  8. Participants may not move or tighten hand holds. Please inform facility staff of any loose holds.
  9. Do not walk or climb underneath other climbers or in front of belayers.
  10. Inform staff and other climbers of any situation seen as unsafe or not in accordance with the safety policies. All climbers are asked to assist and encourage less experienced climbers. All accidents or equipment damage must be reported immediately.

Bouldering Wall

  1. Bouldering is available during all building operational hours.
  2. Climbing on top of the bouldering wall is not permitted.
  3. Spotting while bouldering is strongly recommended.
  4. Inform staff and other climbers of any situation seen as unsafe or not in accordance with the safety policies. All climbers are asked to assist and encourage less experienced climbers. All accidents or equipment damage must be reported immediately.

Climbing Wall

  1. Participants must check-in at the Climbing Wall Desk prior to climbing.
  2. Participants must pass a belay competency exam prior to being permitted to belay. Belayers must wear their appropriate belay tag at all times. Transfer of belay tags is prohibited.
  3. Only UIAA approved climbing equipment may be used. All climbers who choose to use their own equipment must have a signed Personal Equipment Release on file.
  4. Helmet use is recommended. Helmets are available for rent at the Climbing Wall Desk. All climbers who choose not to wear a helmet must have a signed Helmet Release on file.
  5. Bouldering on the Climbing Wall is not allowed.

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Clothing

  1. Shirt is required and must cover the entire torso-stomach, rib cage and chest.
  2. Closed toed activity appropriate footwear is required. Shoes must have a heel or heel strap. Socks and back-less shoes will not be allowed. Please make sure shoes are free of debris before entering the facility.
  3. Clothing deemed potentially damaging to the equipment, by DRS Staff, is prohibited.
  4. Exceptions to these clothing policies are allowed in pools, sauna, dance studios, and combative rooms.

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Combative Room

  1. Feet and hands must be covered when striking bags.
  2. Sparring that involves blows to the head is strictly prohibited.
  3. Swords, nun-chucks and similar martial art weapons are prohibited.
  4. Copyrighted movies and instructional videos are not permitted.

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Fitness Neighborhoods

General

  1. Mixing powered drinks in the fitness center is prohibited.
  2. 14–15 year olds are permitted to use the fitness equipment when supervised and in the company of a parent or guardian.
  3. Recreational Sports Staff are available to show you how to use the equipment.
  4. All members are expected to abide by the decisions of the Recreational Sports Staff.
  5. Equipment is not to be removed from spaces to be used in other spaces.
  6. Climbing on top of fitness equipment, hanging upside down, or performing acrobatic moves is prohibited.
  7. Wipe sweat off equipment, after it has been used , with provided rag and disinfectant spray.
  8. Please limit your time on cardio machines to 30 minutes during peak hours or when others are waiting.

Free Weights, Variable Resistance, Functional Equipment and Fitness Mezzanine

  1. Always return equipment to its proper location and always re-rack your weights.
  2. Allow others to work in with you while doing multiple sets.
  3. Weight clips are required on all barbell and curl bar exercises.
  4. Throwing functional equipment is strictly prohibited.
  5. Do not use functional equipment near the railings.
  6. On the Fitness Mezzanine, equipment including Dynamax Balls and kettlebells may only be used during structure DRS classes.

Olympic Platforms

  1. Compressed chalk is allowed on the lifting platforms. Loose chalk is prohibited. Please clean up chalk residue using the brushes and rags provided.
  2. When performing lifts on the platforms, the barbell and bumper plates must be returned to the ground in a controlled manner. Please do not slam or drop your weights.
  3. Bumper plates must remain on the lifting platforms.
  4. The only approved accommodating resistance is resistance bands on the power rack band pegs. All other physical alterations or additions to weight equipment (including chains) is prohibited.
  5. Spotters are strongly recommended. Please ask a Fitness Consultant for assistance if needed.

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Gymnasiums

  1. No hanging from the nets or rims.
  2. Soccer, hockey, and sports that use hard balls (baseball, softball, lacrosse, etc) are prohibited.
  3. Patrons are not to move equipment (i.e., volleyball and badminton standards). Contact a DRS staff member to request set-up modifications.
  4. Any fluid on the court must be dried immediately. If you do not have the means to dry the fluid, ask a supervisor for help.

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Locker Rooms

Men’s & Women’s Locker Rooms

  1. Regardless of age, individuals are not allowed in the opposite gender locker rooms. Family & Multi Gender locker rooms are available and include lockers, infant changing tables and private restrooms, and showers.
  2. Due to photographic/video capabilities, cell phones use is prohibited in the locker rooms and restrooms.
  3. Only place swimsuits in the water extractors.
  4. Items may not be left overnight in day use lockers. Contents of such lockers will be removed by DRS Staff at the end of the business day.

Family & Multi-Gender Locker Room

  1. The changing of clothes is restricted to the changing rooms only. Do not change in the public locker space.
  2. Due to photographic/video capabilities, cell phones use is prohibited in the locker rooms and restrooms.
  3. Only place swimsuits in the water extractors.
  4. Items may not be left overnight in day use lockers. Contents of such lockers will be removed by DRS Staff at the end of the business day.

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Membership

Multipurpose Rooms

Multipurpose Rooms 1, 2, 6, 7 & Boilermaker Room

  1. Non marking shoes only are permitted on wood floor.
  2. Activity that would damage floor or finish is prohibited.
  3. Copyrighted movies and instructional videos are not permitted.
  4. Personal music is permitted.
    • Genre & volume must be family appropriate.

Multipurpose Rooms 3 & 4

  1. Non marking shoes only are permitted on floor.
  2. Activity that would damage floor or finish is prohibited.
  3. Shoes are not permitted on mats.
  4. Mats must be cleaned after use.
  5. Copyrighted movies and instructional videos are not permitted.
  6. Personal music is permitted.
    • Genre & volume must be family appropriate.

Multipurpose Room 5

  1. Non marking shoes only are permitted on wood floor.
  2. Activity that would damage floor or finish is prohibited.
  3. Table Tennis tables are not to be moved or collapsed without the assistance of a DRS staff member.
  4. Personal music is permitted.
    • Genre & volume must be family appropriate.

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Multi-Activity Court (MAC)

  1. Court Priorities:
    • Wednesdays, 5pm–7:30pm: In-line hockey.
    • Fridays, 3pm–5pm: In-line hockey.
    • Sundays, 11:30am–1:30pm: In-line hockey.
    • Soccer is priority all other times.
      • Soccer may assume the court at the top of the hour, with no less than 8 players.
  2. No sitting on the dasher boards.
  3. Indoor balls only. Hard balls are prohibited.
  4. Skate wheels should be indoor wheels or thoroughly cleaned before using the MAC.
  5. The DRS strongly recommends that all skaters wear helmets. Additionally hockey goalkeepers, should wear masks, and pads. (Equipment is available for checkout at the Equipment Center.)

Soccer & In-line Hockey Challenge Play

The system governing challenge play begins when the MAC is occupied and players (of the same sport) are present and ready to play. Challenge can occur when there are 4 players ready to play and Challenge play ends when the MAC is unoccupied or teams drop below 4 players.

  1. First Come, First Served
    The first team waiting at one of the courts will automatically have the next game. It is the responsibility of the waiting team to register a challenge.
  2. 20 Minute Games
    At the time of challenge, the players on that court will finish the game they are on. At the conclusion of the game underway, or after 20 minutes (whichever is less time) the challengers take the court and 20 minute games become the rule of play.
  3. Three Wins Only
    After a team wins three games in a row they must rotate out.

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Photography & Filming

To respect the privacy and security of students and members who utilize the CoRec, Boilermaker Aquatic Center and TREC facilities, the Division of Recreational Sports permits closely monitored still and video photography. Campus Recreation also supports and recognizes the need of students who require filming as part of their academic coursework.

The polices stated in this document address filming and photography for non-commercial use by individuals who are members of the CoRec and of the media. A Photo Request Form must be completed and submitted to the Assistant Director of Operations and Facilities Management within 48 hours of the requested filming.

These polices include photography and filming in all Campus Recreation facilities including:

  • CoRec
  • Intramural Fields
  • TREC
  • Miscellaneous areas located on Purdue University Campus where the Division of Recreational Sports events and programming occur.

Purdue University Division of Recreational Sports reserves the right to withhold or withdraw permission to photograph or to reproduce photographs of its facilities, members or those employed by the division. Taking photos or video without the consent of the individual or without prior approval is cause for immediate removal and possible suspension from Recreational Sport’s facilities and spaces.

Academic access is defined as photography or videography obtained for use or reproduction for academic coursework, class projects or for University promotions and information. Any person wanting to take photos or videos must submit a Photo Request Form to the Assistant Director of Operations and Facilities Management no later than 48 hours in advance of filming.

General Policies

  • In order to respect the privacy of all CoRec members, still and video photography will be closely monitored in the CoRec, Boilermaker Aquatic Center and TREC. If a student employee or staff suspects the use of inappropriate shots, that student or staff has a right to enforce standard removal policies (including looking at footage and requesting inappropriate/unapproved footage to be deleted).
  • Photography, filming and cellular telephone usage or any other type of electronic device is strictly prohibited in the CoRec, Boilermaker Aquatic Center and TREC locker rooms or restroom facilities.
  • All photography and filming must take place during normal operating hours and must not conflict or interfere with normal use of programming and services by patrons. For Group Fitness or Aquatic events, photographers must arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the event and must inform the appropriate staff member of the exact details of the shoot. Any participant who does not wish to be photographed must have the ability to actively participate in programming without being photographed.
  • Photos taken during tours or "memorable photos" will not require a prior approval as long as the photo is of a specific thing (ex: climbing wall, basketball courts) and there are no patrons in the photo. A "memorable photo" is either a photo with something in the background or a photo of your friend participating in a certain activity.

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Racquetball/Squash/Wallyball Courts

  1. Court Priorities:
    • Courts 1–2: Racquetball
    • Courts 9–10: Wallyball
    • Courts 15–16: Squash
  2. Reservations are available for Open Courts only, otherwise courts are available first come, first served
    • Open Courts are Courts 3–8, 11–14
  3. Protective eyewear is highly recommended for racquetball, squash and handball.
  4. Sports that use hard balls (baseball, softball, lacrosse, etc) are prohibited.
  5. Sports using a soft ball such as tennis are permitted.

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Rental & Reservation

Saunas

Sauna Precautions

  1. Individuals age five and under as well as individuals with medical conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, respiratory problems, and pregnancy should not use the sauna.
  2. Allow at least 10 minutes after exercising to cool down before entering the sauna.
  3. Recommended maximum use is 10 minutes per sitting.
  4. Drink water prior, during, and after use.
  5. Upon experiencing any nausea, dizziness, hot flashes, cold chills, headaches, or other discomfort, leave the sauna at once.
  6. Avoid the consumption food or alcoholic beverages before using the sauna.

Co-Ed Sauna

  1. Clean swimsuit-like attire must be worn and participants are required to bring a towel to sit on when using the sauna.
  2. Under no circumstances should users wear excess clothing such as a sweat suit or rubberized suit while in the sauna.
  3. Remove all jewelry before using the sauna.
  4. Food and drink, except water, is prohibited.
  5. Tampering with sauna controls is prohibited.
  6. After using the sauna, participants must shower prior to entering the pool or whirlpool.
  7. Sexual behavior is prohibited.

Men’s & Women’s Locker Room Sauna

  1. At least a towel must be worn in the sauna at all times.
  2. Under no circumstances should users wear excess clothing such as a sweat suit or rubberized suit while in the sauna.
  3. Remove all jewelry before using the sauna.
  4. Food and drink, except water, is prohibited.
  5. Tampering with sauna controls is prohibited.
  6. After using the sauna, participants must shower prior to entering the pool or whirlpool.
  7. Sexual behavior is prohibited.

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Turf Recreation and Exercise Center (TREC)

  • Any activity other than soccer or non-contact football must be approved by Rec Sport Staff prior to play.
  • Hitting or throwing balls into the net or curtain is not permitted, unless it is part of the normal course of play.
    • Golf  is not permitted.
  • Participants are not permitted to be on the concrete, along the perimeter of the turf.
  • Hanging on goals and nets is not permitted.
  • Goals are not to be moved without the assistance of Rec Sport Staff.
  • Cleats and turf shoes are permitted, however they must be soft tip or molded cleats only.
  • Gum is not permitted on the field.

TREC Soccer Challenge Play

The system governing challenge play begins when the TREC is occupied and players (of the same sport) are present and ready to play. Challenge play can occur when there are six players ready to play and Challenge play ends when the field is unoccupied or teams drop below six players.

  1. First Come, First Served:
    The first team waiting at one of the fields will automatically have the next game. It is the responsibility of the waiting team to register a challenge.
  2. Three Wins Only:
    After a team wins three games in a row they must rotate out
  3. Two Goals or seven minutes:
    At the time of challenge, the players on that field will finish the game they are on. At the conclusion of the game underway, or after two goals or seven minutes (whichever is less time) the challengers take the field and two goals or seven minute games become the rule of play. If, at the end of the game, one or more members of the winning team are unable to continue play, the remaining member(s) of the winning team, to hold the field, must fill their vacancies. If they are unable to fill their vacancies and two complete teams of six players are waiting and ready to play in the challenge order, the first two teams waiting have the right to the field.

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Tracks

Atrium Track Policy

  1. Atrium Track Distance: 9.5 laps equals 1 mile.
  2. Follow the digital track directional signage, located on the Feature gym wall. Track direction changes each Monday morning
  3. Walkers and slower moving traffic should keep to the inside lane (no more than two people wide). Faster moving traffic should pass on the outside.
  4. Weight lifting exercises are not permitted on the track.

Upper Track Policy

  1. Upper Track Distance: 10.25 laps equals 1 mile.
  2. Follow the track directional signage. Track direction signs are located at each entrance to the track.
  3. Walkers and slower moving traffic should keep to the inside lane. Faster moving traffic should pass on the outside.
  4. Weight lifting exercises are not permitted on the track.

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