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Policies and Procedures

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For Your Safety & Comfort

 

Mutual Respect

We foster and healthy and fun environment that welcomes people of all ages, races, cultures, and identities.  Likewise, we support the exercise goals of people who have varying fitness levels and abilities.   We ask that all members, class participants, and visitors remain considerate at all times. 

 

Fitness Center Staff & Instructors

Please respect the guidance of staff and instructors, who are working to maintain a safe and orderly environment.   Instructors are given final judgement for the appropriateness of apparel worn inside the Center, and during classes.  

 

Face Masks/Coverings

Fall 2022 Semester:  As of August 1, 2022, face masks will not be required inside the Fitness Center.   Please observe signage and/or staff announcements, as this policy is subject to change.

 

Review the Guidelines

Please read the below policies, which are intended to provide consistent guidelines for anyone who uses the Fitness Center. 

 

Clothing should be comfortable and conducive to exercise, and not restrict your movement

    * Upper body

  • Acceptable: Athletic shirts with short- or long- sleeves (T-shirts) and sweatshirts.
  • Unacceptable: Cut off sleeves on shirts, muscle shirts, tank tops, halter tops, sports bras, half-shirts, rubber/plastic suits or anything revealing the abdomen.

    * Lower body

  • Acceptable: Athletic shorts, sweats, running tights, track suits, and warm-ups.
  • Unacceptable: cutoff shorts, casual pants and shorts, jeans, street clothes, slacks, belts or clothes with exposed rivets or zippers.
  • Athletic shoes must be worn to exercise. Proper shoes help prevent foot and leg problems and make exercise more fun. We also recommend wearing cotton athletic socks.
  • Acceptable: Fully enclosed athletic shoes, cross trainers, tennis shoes, aerobic shoes, walking shoes, hiking shoes/boots or jogging/running shoes.
  • Unacceptable: Open toe or heel shoes, sandals, thongs, work boots, dance slippers,aqua-shoes, heels, work boots, penny loafers or shoes with cleats.
  • Only bottled water or clear plastic containers with water are allowed to be carried in the Fitness Center.
  • Sport or protein drinks must be in clear containers and must remain on the counter.
  • No food (including gum) is allowed in the Fitness Center and Group Exercise floor.
  • Please use towel or gym wipes to clean exercise equipment after use.
  • Students are expected to maintain proper hygiene while using the Fitness or Group Exercise Center.
  • Not provided, please bring your own
  • Lockers are available for day use only in the Fitness Center. Please do not change clothes in the restrooms.    
  • We are not responsible for personal items brought into the Fitness or Group Exercise Center. Use the lockers in the Fitness Center to store any valuables/personal items.
  • All members must present their Phoenix College ID card to gain access to the Fitness and Group Exercise Center. ID cards are collected for check-in and returned when you checkout.
  • If you do not have your ID card, you will not be allowed to use the facility.

If you are interested in having a friend use the facility, passes are available for a fee of $20.00. Please see the instructor on duty in the Fitness Center to obtain an 8 visit pass and to fill out the necessary paperwork.

  • It is important that you ask for directions or a demonstration before using new equipment in the Fitness and Group Exercise Center.
  • When using the Free Weights, use collars on all weights. If you need a “spotter” ask an instructor for assistance.
  • Please report any equipment that is malfunctioning or broken to the instructor.