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Fitness Center General Policies

Everyone MUST check in and have their SUNY Canton ID card scanned before using the Fitness Center.  Everyone must complete the necessary screening paperwork and orientation before becoming a member.

  1. Guests of members and visiting non-members may purchase a daily pass at the rate of $5.00 per day.  Day pass users MUST sign a waiver.
  2. You must be at least 14 years old to use the Fitness Center. 
  3. APPROPIATE ATTIRE must be worn:
  1. Bring your own towel with you for your personal use.  However, the Fitness Center will supply towels for cleaning the equipment. 
  2. NO food, beverage, gum, or tobacco is permitted.  Water in a plastic bottle is the only exception! 
  3. NO horseplay, yelling, spitting, offensive language, or loitering. 
  4. Individuals or groups are not permitted to dominate any area of the Fitness Center. 
  5. Show respect and courtesy toward Fitness Complex staff, equipment, and other members at all times. 
  6. Inappropriate conduct or misuse of equipment is at the discretion of the Fitness Center Director and/or on-duty supervisor and may result in a loss of membership privileges.  
  7. Coaches will also be informed regarding student-athletes who abuse Fitness Center policy. 
  8. Equipment is to be used for its intended purpose only.  Please report any injuries or equipment malfunctions to the Fitness Center staff immediately.
  9. For your safety, please warm up and cool down sufficiently.
  10. Persons with open wounds or communicable diseases are not permitted to use the Fitness Center.  Inform the Fitness Center staff if you develop a communicable disease. 
  11. Personal belongings should be left in the locker room or behind the front desk.  The Fitness Center is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  12. LOCKERS - Daily use lockers are available on a first come, first serve basis. You must provide your own lock.  Locks must be removed each day.  Daily use locks left on lockers will be CUT OFF and contents discarded. You will not be refunded for the lock.  Management is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.  You may rent a locker for one year for $60.00 if you have purchased a year membership.

Free Weight Area Policies

  1. Do not drop or throw weights.
  2. Do not step, stand, or rest bars or dumbbells on upholstered benches.
  3. Use proper form and technique.  Due to the high risk of injury, the Fitness Center recommends you utilize a spotter when training with free weights.
  4. Use safety stops at all times.
  5. Remove plates from bars when finished.
  6. Return all plates, dumbbells, and accessories to the appropriate racks when finished.
  7. Wipe off the equipment when you are finished.

Cardiovascular Equipment Area Policies

  1. Wear clean shoes ALWAYS.  Dirt and debris on the equipment cause unnecessary wear and tear.
  2. Limit your workout time to 30 minutes on cardiovascular equipment during peak times.
  3. Use the signup sheets when equipment is occupied so members can use the equipment on a first come, first served basis.
  4. Start treadmills before stepping on the belt.  Stand on the side platforms, start treadmill, then step on carefully.
  5. Return treadmills to slow speed and 0% grade before stopping them when you are finished.
  6. Wipe off controls, seats, and handles when you are finished.

Resistance Circuit Policies

  1. Raise and lower plates carefully.  Plates should not be dropped or clank together.
  2. Use the proper settings for your height to maximize effectiveness and minimize your risk of injury.
  3. Do not rest on equipment between sets.  Allow others to work in with you.
  4. Wipe off the equipment when you are finished.


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