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SHAC Policies

Phone: (567) 661-7975

FITNESS CENTER GUESTS- Over 18 years old
If a fitness center patron is bringing in a guest that is over the age of 18 years old, the guest must pay $5.00 per visit and sign the Guest Release and Indemnification Agreement.

FITNESS CENTER GUESTS- MINORS between 9-17 years old
A minor is considered anyone between the ages of 9-17. If a fitness center patron is bringing in a guest that is a minor, the fitness center patron will need to fill out the Release and Indemnification Agreement for Minors and pay $5.00 for the minor.

**A Family Pass Holder cannot bring in a minor that is not part of their family pass because only legal parents/guardians of the minor can sign the release form for them.

FITNESS CENTER AGE LIMIT
No one under the age of 9 is allowed into the fitness center, even if they are accompanied by an adult.

WEIGHT MACHINE RESTRICTIONS
No one under the age of 16 is allowed on any of the weight and strength training equipment. They have access to the cardio equipment and other amenities only.

LOCKERS
Lockers are available for use on a DAILY basis. Locks left on overnight are subject to be removed. Owens is not responsible for any items in unsecured lockers.

Please be respectful of the following regulations:

  • Only use the equipment for its intended use.
  • Dunking or hanging from the basketball rims or nets is prohibited.
  • Shoes and shirts are required at all times.
  • Clean athletic shoes are required for exercise use.
  • Do not smoke, drink, or eat in the facility. However, water is permitted.
  • Vulgar language is not permitted.
  • Limit time on the cardiovascular equipment to 30 minutes.
  • Do not spit in the facility, including water fountains.
  • Personal items such as bags, clothing, etc. should be placed in a locker or in a bench cubbyhole. Do not place personal items on the gym floor or track.
  • Be considerate of others using equipment and try not to alter their efforts.
  • All weight room policies must be strictly observed and followed.
  • Any individual that discriminates against another person will be immediately removed from the facility. They will not be permitted to return until all parties have met with the SHAC supervisor.

Disciplinary Consequences

Members who violate any of the above regulations are subject to the following consequences:

  • 1st Offense - Verbal Warning
  • 2nd Offense - Meeting with SHAC Supervisor
  • 3rd Offense - Expulsion from SHAC for one month or the rest of the semester, whichever is longer.

USE OF ANOTHER STUDENT'S OWENS ID TO GAIN ENTRANCE INTO THE SHAC IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. VIOLATION OF THIS RULE WILL RESULT IN AUTOMATIC EXPULSION FROM THE SHAC FOR THE REST OF THE SEMESTER.

The SHAC Supervisor reserves the right to permanently remove an individual from the facility if he/she believes the violation warrants such action.

Membership

Owens Faculty, Staff & Students Free
Owens Alumni
With purchase of an Alumni Association membership, which is $20 per year
Free
Full-time employee Family Pass
Spouse and children ages 9-22
A parent must accompany children ages 9-17
Free
Guests
Limit of 1 guest a day per member
$5.00

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