Recreation Center Rules, Guidelines and Policies
Facility Use Rules
- Everyone must check in at the Control Desk.
- The facility doors will be locked 15 minutes prior to closing.
- Boots or muddy shoes are not allowed in the facility. Clean court shoes must be worn at all times.
- This facility is a family-friendly environment. We ask that you dress appropriately at all times and avoid the use of foul language. (At staff's discretion.)
- Smoking and tobacco products are not allowed in or around the facility.
- Report any damaged or broken equipment to staff.
- Hanging on rims or nets is strictly prohibited. Violators will be asked to leave the facility.
- Youth under eight are required to go to the Kid's Zone unless they are under constant supervision by someone 12 years of age or older. Youth under eight are not to be in common areas (lobby, gymnasium and concession area) unattended.
- Only youth 16 years old or older are allowed on the 2nd floor. Youth in seventh grade through age 15 must be accompanied by the parent or guardian and wear a green wristband to use the Cardio Area. Parents and/or guardians are allowed on 2nd floor track with kids in strollers; all others are required to use the field house track or Kid's Zone.
- Campbell County Parks and Recreation facilities are considered family oriented facilities. Obscene language, gestures, inappropriate displays of affection and participants under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be tolerated.
- Consumption of snacks will be allowed in designated areas only including the front lobby and concession area. Cake, ice cream, cupcakes, pizzas, party subs and any other similar foods consumed by a group are only permitted with a party room rental. Only water, sport drinks, pop and coffee/tea in an enclosed container are allowed past the Control Desk.
- Glass containers of any kind are prohibited in the facility.
- Meeting rooms may not be used to conduct any activity, program or other event for profit by any business or person.
- Only employees of the Campbell County Recreation Center are authorized to provide training, instruction or lessons on premises owned by Campbell County Parks and Recreation.
- Campbell County Parks and Recreation (CCPR) reserves the right to use photographs, videotaped images, quotes/comments, name for publicity and educational purposes in any and all publications and media without limit or reservation.
- Bicycles, roller blades, skateboards, scooters or pets (trained assist animals excluded) are not permitted inside the recreation facility.
- Softballs, baseballs and frisbees are not permitted in the Field House or Recreation Center.
- The use of Campbell County Parks and Recreation facilities is a privilege and participants are expected to be good citizens and respect the rights of others. Individuals who engage in unacceptable or irresponsible behavior may have their access to facilities revoked or modified indefinitely.
CCPR will issue a full refund for the following:
• A class, program, or trip is canceled by the department due to insufficient enrollment.
• A medical reason/note is provided by a doctor prior to the start of the class, program, trip or pass.
• Refunds will be in the form of a check or to the credit card used.
CCPR will issue a partial refund for the following:
• A medical/note is provided by a doctor during the class, program or pass. Passes include memberships, tanning passes and punch cards. A $5 administrative fee will be deducted from the refund.
• A request is made after the first meeting of the class or program and prior to the second meeting. A $5 administrative fee will be deducted from the refund.
• A request by the parent or participant is made at least one day prior to the start of the program, class or trip. A $5 administrative fee will be deducted from the refund.
• No Refunds will be issued after the completion of a full session, program, trip or a pass that has expired.
• No Refunds on 15% Pass Sales.
• Refunds will be in the form of a check or to the credit card used. All refunds for cash or check transaction will be refunded by the C. C. Treasurer’s office and will be mailed the following Friday.
NOTE: Partial refunds will be pro-rated by the amount of time remaining for the class, program, pass or punch card. Punch cards expire one year from date of issue.
Exceptions – Same day refunds will be issued back in the form of original payment.
The department will no longer apply credits to account.
Locker Room Rules
The Recreation Center provides three locker rooms. There is a Family Changing Room for parents with children of the opposite gender that are under the age of 8. Men's and Women's Locker Rooms are also available. In each of those locker rooms, day-use lockers are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. You must provide your own lock. All items in a day-use locker must be removed when you leave the facility. Personal locks may not be left on day-use lockers overnight. Any remaining locks will be cut off and the contents of the locker will be removed and stored at the Control Desk for no more than 30 days.
Please be aware that children four years of age and older must use the same gender locker room. A family changing room is available if the child is accompanied by an opposite gender adult.
Free Weight Area Guidelines
- Anyone 16 years of age and older may use the free weight area without supervision.
- Youth from seventh grade through 15 years of age must be accompanied by the parent or guardian and wear a green wristband to use the free weight area.
- Youth younger than seventh grade are not allowed to use or be in the free weight area.
- It is recommended that everyone lift with a partner. Lifting alone is strongly discouraged.
- Clean workout clothes (including shirt) and proper gym shoes are required.
- Bench Press, incline press, decline press and squats are not to be attempted without spotters.
- Do not drop weights after completing a lift. All weights must be put away before leaving weight area.
- It is strongly recommended that you wipe down equipment before and after each use.
Anyone violating the guidelines of the free weight area will no longer be allowed to use the free weights.
Cybex Weights & Cardio Area Guidelines
- Youth 16 years old and older can use the Cybex Weights and Cardio Areas on the 2nd floor. Youth seventh grade through 15 years of age must be accompanied by the parent or guardian and wear a green wristband to use the Cardio Area.
- All equipment is available on a first come, first serve basis.
- Patrons are asked to adhere to a 1 hour time limit on all equipment.
- It is strongly recommended that you wipe down your equipment before and after each use.
- Misuse of any machine or violation of any of these policies may result in suspension or an indefinite dismissal from use of the facility.
- The Department's Cardio & Cybex Areas feature Treadmills, Stairmasters, Elliptical Trainers, Life-cycles, Recumbent Bikes, Stationary Bikes, Rowing Machines, a NuStep and 12 single station cybex machines.
- Strollers are allowed on the Field House track, in the front row of the cardio area and on both ends of cardio equipment. However, car seats are prohibited.
Group Exercise / Spinning Room Guidelines
- Please secure personal belongings in a locker or cubby.
- Shirts, shorts and non-marking athletic shoes must be worn at all times during classes.
- Tobacco/Drugs/Alcohol will not be tolerated anywhere in the facility.
- Food (including gum) or drink is not allowed (water bottles are encouraged).
- Patrons are expected to maintain proper hygiene while using the aerobic rooms.
- Courtesy to others and appropriate language is expected.
- Patrons must be at least 14 years of age to attend a class, 10-13 year olds must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
- Children and/or babies are not allowed to observe or sit in the back of the room.
- All classes are first come, first serve. There are a limited number of spaces dependent upon the type of equipment used in each class.
- Please report any injuries or equipment malfunctions to the instructor.
- All equipment must remain in group exercise rooms.
- It is strongly recommended that you wipe down equipment before and after each use.
- Dance groups, for rehearsal purposes only, may use the Group Exercise Room 1 (if available) during regular business hours. These groups may use the facility with a drop-in fee or pass and must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older if younger than age 14. Some restrictions apply.
Sauna & Steam Rooms Rules
- All users must be 16 years of age or older.
- Dry Sauna is co-ed. Appropriate attire must be worn at all times.
- Under no circumstances should users wear excess clothing such as a rubberized suit or plastic clothing.
- Pregnant women cannot use the sauna.
- Elderly participants, and/or participants with respiratory or cardiopulmonary problems, should not use the sauna or steam room without prior medical approval from their doctor.
- Do not use steam room or sauna while under the influence of alcohol, anticoagulants, antihistamines, vasoconstrictors, vasodilators, stimulants, hypnotics, or tranquilizers.
- Remove all jewelry before using the sauna or steam room.
- Do not exercise in steam room or sauna.
- Following vigorous exercise, allow a cool-down time before entering sauna or steam room and reduce your session time.
- A time limit of 15 minutes must be observed due to the fatiguing effects of prolonged use of the sauna and steam room. Long exposures may result in nausea, dizziness or fainting.
- Use of steam room, sauna, and hot tub increases pulse rate, body temperature and could affect changes in blood pressure. Please be aware that this affects people differently and take appropriate precautions.
- Upon experiencing any nausea, dizziness, hot flashes or cold chills, headaches, or other discomfort, leave the sauna or steam room immediately.
- After using the sauna or steam room, participants must shower prior to entering the pool or hot tub.
- The dry sauna is available only during pool open hours.
Hot Tub Rules
- All users must be 16 years of age or older. You may be asked to show proof of age.
- Hot tub capacity is 25 participants.
- Showering is required before entering hot tub. Clean swim attire must be worn at all times.
- Elderly participants, and/or participants with respiratory or cardiopulmonary problems, should not use the hot tub without prior medical approval from their doctor.
- Any participant having a skin disease, nasal or ear discharge, communicable diseases, or who is wearing any kind of bandage will not be permitted in the hot tub.
- Participants having any considerable areas of exposed sub-skin tissue, open blisters, cuts, sunburn, etc., are warned that these are likely to become infected.
- Pregnant women should use precautions when using the hot tub. We advise that you only sit on the side of the hot tub.
- The hot tub is available only during pool open hours.
Leisure / Lap Pool Rules
- Children under the age of 5 must be accompanied in the water by an adult at all times. Children between the ages of 5 and 7 years old must have an adult on the pool deck at all times.
- Proper swimming attire must be worn at all times. (No cut-offs)
- Changing of clothes must occur in locker rooms and is not permitted on the pool deck.
- All participants must shower prior to entering the pool.
- If the need to share lanes during lap swim, please circle swim.
- Snorkels are only allowed during lap swim hours.
Life Jacket Rules
Campbell County Parks and Recreation only allows US Coast Guard Approved life jackets. If you have a non-approved life jacket, we can provide life jackets for you. Water wings are strictly prohibited.
- When a child is wearing a life jacket, the non-life jacket user must be within an arm's length away from the child while in the lazy river or lap pool.
- Make sure life jackets are worn the correct way and size. If you need assistance, please ask a supervisor for help.
Lily Pad Rules
- Participants using lily pads may not run across pads or monkey bar across.
- Children may be assisted across the lily pads.
- If children are wearing a life jacket, they must be assisted across lily pads.
Blue Slide Rules
- All riders must be 48" inches tall to ride the slide.
- Must go down feet first, with legs crossed and hands across chest.
- Single rider only.
- If you are elderly and/or with respiratory or cardiopulmonary problems or pregnant, you should not use the water slide.
- There is a 300 pound max weight on the slide.
Green Slide Rules
- All riders must be 48" inches tall to ride the slide.
- You may ride down the slide in double or single tubes.
- If you are elderly and/or with respiratory or cardiopulmonary problems, or pregnant, you should not use the water slide.
- There is a 600 pound max weight for double riders and a 300 pound max weight for single riders.
Tobacco-Free Buildings and Grounds Policy
Campbell County Parks and Recreation is committed to the quality of life for all residents and seeks to protect their health and welfare. Therefore, we believe:
- Tobacco product use in the proximity of children, youth and adults engaging in or watching recreational activities is unhealthy and detrimental to the health of others.
- As parents, leaders, coaches, and officials we are role models and the use of tobacco products around youth has a negative effect on their lifestyle choices.
- Tobacco products, once consumed in public spaces, are often discarded on the ground entrances and in the buildings that diminish the aesthetics and appeal of the departments recreational facilities.
- No person shall smoke or use any tobacco products at the following facilities, including immediate grounds and parking lots: Campbell County Recreation Center, Rockpile Community Center, Campbell County Ice Arena, WPA Building and Wright Recreation Center.
- The facilities, including immediate grounds of the following, shall be designated as smoke free; Bicentennial Park at 300 Warlow Drive and the Wright Ballfields at 1201 E Elkhorn Drive. The smoke free areas will include the softball and Babe Ruth fields, playgrounds, soccer fields, and tennis courts at Bicentennial Park and the softball / little league complex in Wright. This smoking policy does not include the parking lots.