Website_Ministry_Header_Weight_Room.png

Policies & Procedures

  • All policies and procedures must be followed or use will be revoked.  
  • The Weight Room is open to all adults, members and non-members.
  • You must have a key card to enter. Loaner key cards are available at the front desk in the main Lobby Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. If you plan to use the facilities at other times, please apply for your own key card.
  • You must sign in at the Weight Room door.
  • The Weight Room is open whenever the building is open, usually:
    • Weekdays: 8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    • Saturdays: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Water is the only food or drink allowed in the Weight Room. Gum, chewing tobacco, and chalk are not allowed in the facility.
  • Personal items, including backpacks, purses, and basketballs are not allowed in the Weight Room. Unattended personal items will be taken to the Sports Ministry office.
  • Athletic apparel including shirts, shorts or pants, and closed toe/closed heel shoes are required to be worn in the Weight Room. Jeans or other studded clothing are not allowed.
  • Weight belts may not be worn while leaning against or lying on the exercise machines or benches.
  • Maintain control of your weights at all times. They may not be dropped or thrown.
  • Return weights to the appropriate storage racks after use. Weights may not be left on the floor or stacked against equipment after use.
  • Vacate machines in between sets. It is our policy to allow others to “work in” with you if you are performing more than one set on an exercise machine.
  • Wipe down your exercise equipment after use with supplies that are located in the room. Ask for assistance if you can not locate them.
  • Safety collars must be used on Olympic bars at all times. Please use a spotter when necessary.
  • No exercises may be done while standing on the exercise benches.
  • Keep walkways open. Avoid working out directly in front of weight racks.
  • Weights may not be removed from the weight room.
  • The Sports Ministry personal trainer has priority on all equipment while on duty and is the only person authorized to do personal training.
  • The “Buddy System” must be used in the free weight area.
  • Be courteous to others in the weight room.