All users must first check in at the control desk and either scan their current Cedarville University ID card or present their valid pass and take a Fitness Center towel. Each user should have a towel with them at all times in the weight room.
Users of the free weight room must be at least 16 years old.
Users must return their towels to the control desk to claim their pass after their workout.
Clothing must be appropriate and modest. This includes gym style clothing and gym shoes.
Street shoes, dress shoes, boots, flip flops, or any open-toed shoes are not allowed.
Belts or any other metal objects on clothing is prohibited.
Personal belongings, book bags, gym bags, etc., should not be brought into the free weight room but should be placed on a coat rack or in a locker.
Food, gum, or drinks (other than bottled water) is NOT permitted in the free weight room.
Inexperienced lifters can obtain guidance from the weight room supervisor (during slower times with less than eight lifters in the room).
It is strongly recommended that those using the weight room do so while a supervisor is on duty or with at least one other lifter close by in the weight room area.
Spotters should always be used when lifting weights overhead on on any of the benches.
It is highly recommended to use collars on the bars.
Lifters are required to control the weights at all times and not drop weights or dumbbells to the floor.
Individuals must put all bars, plates, dumbbells, collars, etc., in their proper place after use.
Machines, benches, and other furniture are not to be moved except by Fitness Center staff.
No chalk allowed in the weight room.
Music is NOT to be played in the free weight room except through personal iPods or other MP3 players.
Questions should be directed to the student on duty or the Rec Center supervisor.