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Policies & Procedures

Personal Training & Instruction
Personal training and instruction is limited to Campus Recreation staff. Instruction for pay or trade by outside entities is strictly prohibited and could jeopardize membership privileges for all parties involved.


Bags/Personal Items

Please store all personal items in a locker. Day lockers are available throughout the facility and in both locker rooms. Any unattended items will be collected and considered lost if they are not stored in a locker.


Lost & Found

We will maintain lost and found collections in the facility. All items deemed high value items are called in to the University Police Department (UPD) and reported immediately (items include laptops, cell phones, cameras, wallets, etc). Additionally, all items valued at over $20 dollars if not redeemed are turned over to UPD nightly. ID cards will be turned over to the Campus Card office within 1 business day. Residence Hall keys will be turned into the Risk Management Clerk at (631) 632- 6750 to determine the owner. Items, regardless of value, are logged into the lost and found book located at the information desk. Any items unclaimed beyond 30 days will be discarded. Clothing will be donated.

LOST/ABANDONED STUDENT IDENTIFICATION CARD POLICY PROCEDURE. The student is contacted via phone. If the call is unanswered, a voicemail shall be left and a follow-up email will be sent to the individual. The voicemail and follow-up email shall indicate the location of the identification card and that the student has 24 hours to pick up the card before being sent to the Campus Card Office. Main Campus Administration Building, Room 254. In the event efforts to contact the individual have failed, the unclaimed identification card will be returned to the Campus Card Office after 24 hours since the initial contact attempt.


Removal from Facility or Program

Recreation Staff reserve the right to eject anyone whose behavior is unruly or illegal in nature. Membership privileges will be revoked without a refund and the individual(s) will be escorted from the facility. UPD may be contacted. Any Community Standards violations will be reported. 


Food & Drink

Food and gum are prohibited in the Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center. Water is the only acceptable beverage in the facility. Any sport drinks, soda, and non-water beverages are not acceptable. Glass bottles are not allowed in the Recreation Center and all bottles must be resealable.


Bicycles & Other Wheeled Vehicles

Campus Recreation supports the use of alternative transportation; however, wheeled vehicles (e.g., bicycles, skates, skateboards, and scooters) are not permitted in the Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center. Bicycles may be parked in the appropriate racks near the entrance to the building at the owner's risk. Bicycles and scooters locked to fences, handrails, trees, or signs risk being removed.


Visitors

We are extremely diligent about keeping our members and staff safe. All visitors must check in at the front desk. In order for a visitor to use the Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center, a Guest Pass must be purchased. Any individual entering the facility must provide photo ID or a Stony Brook University ID card. If at any time you notice an outsider/non-member of the University who makes you feel uncomfortable or whom you feel could endanger our members, notify a supervisor or  professional staff member.


Cardiovascular Area

For your safety and comfort, there is a workout limit of 30 minutes during peak times. Hand weights and dumbbells are not permitted on cardiovascular equipment. Proper exercise attire is required. Shirts are required at all times. Cut-offs or altered shirts are prohibited. Closed-toe shoes must be worn at all times. No sandals, clogs, dress shoes, or boots permitted. Wipe down the equipment after each use. Personal and/or instructional training other than that scheduled through Campus Recreation is prohibited. Bags of any kind or any loose personal items should be secured in the lockers located throughout the building. Wear the safety lanyard when using the treadmills. Report injuries and/or equipment concerns immediately to a staff member.


Equipment Issue Area

For your safety and comfort, a Stony Brook University ID card is required to check-out equipment. Patrons are responsible for all items issued to them. All issued equipment must be returned 15 minutes prior to closing. Issued items may be used in the intended areas only. Payment is required for any lost, stolen or damaged equipment. Individuals who do not return equipment may face facility suspension until items are returned or paid for.


Jogging Track

For your safety and comfort, please travel in posted direction. Joggers use inner lanes. Walkers use outer lanes. Standing/spectating in any of the track lanes is prohibited. Bags of or personal items should be secured in the daily lockers located throughout the building. Report injuries and/or equipment concerns immediately to a staff member.


Multi-Activity Court

For your safety and comfort, hanging on rims, nets or dasher boards is prohibited. Proper exercise attire and non-marking athletic footwear is required. Unsportsmanlike conduct is prohibited. Bags or any personal items should be secured in the daily lockers located throughout the building. Report injuries and/or equipment concerns immediately to a staff member.


Wellness Studio

For your safety and comfort, wipe off all equipment when you are finished. Fitness equipment should be used only for its intended purpose. Do not remove equipment from activity rooms. Personal hand weights are not permitted. Using a towel during exercises on mats is recommended. Shirts required at all times. Bags or personal items should be secured in the daily lockers located throughout the building or cubbies located in studios.


Weight Room

For your safety and comfort, all equipment must remain in weight room. Re-rack dumbbells, free weights, and plates after use. Collars are required on all barbell lifts. Chalk is not allowed. Olympic Platforms are the only areas where weights may be dropped to the floor. Rubber coated bumper plates must be used on platforms. Standing or placing feet on benches or equipment frames is not permitted. Be courteous allow others to use equipment/station while you are between sets. Wipe down the equipment after each use. If you are unsure how to use a machine, seek assistance from a staff member. Proper exercise attire is required at all times: cut-offs or altered shirts, jeans, belts, khakis or clothing that may damage upholstery prohibited. Closed-toe shoes must be worn at all times. No sandals, clogs, dress shoes or boots permitted. Bags or other personal items should be secured in the daily lockers located throughout the building. Report injuries and/or equipment concerns immediately to a staff member.


Gymnasium

For your safety and comfort, hanging on rims or nets is prohibited. Proper exercise attire and non-marking athletic footwear is required. Unsportsmanlike conduct is prohibited. Bags or personal items should be secured in the daily lockers located throughout the building. Report injuries and/or equipment concerns immediately to a staff member.


Locker Room

For your safety and comfort, provide your own lock, secure your belongings, and do not leave personal items in an unsecured locker. Lockers are available for daily use only (no overnight storage is permitted). Locks must be removed 15 minutes prior to closing. Locks are available for purchase in the lobby for $5 cash. Personal locks left overnight will be removed. Hair dying or bleaching is not permitted in the locker room. Photography and videotaping is strictly prohibited. If this room is in need of custodial services, please advise a staff member.


Abandoned Property

In accordance with New York State Law, items left behind with a value of $20 or more will be brought to the Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center Administration Office and may be turned over to UPD. The staff will make attempts to contact individuals who left items behind and make arrangements for pickup.


Storing Personal Belongings

Lockers are for daily use only. Storage of belongings for students and/or student Recreation Center employees is strictly prohibited and will result in disciplinary action.

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