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Recreational Services
Kansas State University
101 Peters Rec Complex
1831 Olympic Drive
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6980
recservices@k-state.edu

Rules for Specific Areas

Spotting in Weight Room

Cardio deck policies 
  • No children under the age of 18 permitted.
  • Appropriate athletic clothing and closed-toed shoes must be worn.
  • Personal items must be stored in a locker.
  • Equipment may not be reserved in advance.
  • Equipment must be used for its intended purpose.
  • 30 minute time limit on equipment during peak hours.
  • Please clean and return all equipment after use.
  • Water must be in a sealable container; other drinks are not allowed.
  • Private instruction is strictly prohibited.

Climbing wall policies
  • Every person entering the climbing area must check in at the desk with current ID card/keytag and must have completed and signed the waiver. Youth age 17 & under must have parent/legal guardian consent. All climbers must be in compliance with facility membership or guest policies.
  • Climbers must pass a Belay Skills Check or attend and pass an Orientation & Belay Certification class before engaging in top rope climbing on the wall.
  • Belay Skills Checks must be renewed one year from original certification.
  • Climbers must be at least 16 years of age and certified to belay in order to be allowed to belay.   Youth ages 5-13 may climb only during designated family hours and must be accompanied and directly supervised by an adult. Youth must be able to fit into a harness to climb on the wall.
  • Roped climbing is only allowed during open and staffed facility hours.
  • Climbing is not allowed above the top rope anchors and is limited to climbing surfaces only.
  • A figure-8 follow through knot with appropriate tail length is the only climbing knot allowed and it must be tied directly into the harness at the appropriate attachment point.
  • Belayers must stand while belaying and must use only the endorsed belay method. (PBUS)
  • No food or beverages allowed on the climbing floor or bouldering pad surface.
  • Advanced instruction is only to be performed by KSU Climbing Staff.
  • Open wounds and/or blood must be covered
  • Respect your fellow climbers. Take turns on top ropes and respect the use of wall space per each rope.
  • Climbing equipment must be used per the manufacturer’s instructions and approved by the UIAA or CE.
  • KSU Climbing Facility ropes are the only ropes allowed for use. Ropes for lead climbing are available upon request for climbers who are approved to both climb and lead belay.
  • Belay devices must be attached to the harness by means of a locking carabiner.
  • Personal climbing equipment may be used upon approval by the KSU Climbing Staff.
  • Chalk may only be used in a chalk ball in a chalk bag. (i.e. no loose chalk)
  • Climbers must wear closed toed athletic shoes while on the climbing wall or boulder. Footwear with a bottom sole must always be worn on the climbing floor. (i.e. no bare feet)
  • Shirts must be worn at all times.
  • Socks must be worn at all times with rental shoes.
  • No large or dangly jewelry permitted while climbing. It is highly recommended to climb without rings.
  • No topping out (No climbing on top of the Boulder).
  • When bouldering on the wall, hands must not go higher than the bottom row of quickdraws.
  • When bouldering during non-open wall hours, a bouldering pass must be checked out and worn.
  • Using a spotter while bouldering is highly recommended.

Combatives room policies
  • No patrons under the age of 18 permitted.
  • Appropriate athletic clothing must be worn.
  • Only water permitted.
  • Personal items must be stored in a locker.
  • Equipment may not be reserved in advance.
  • No dumbbells or weight plates permitted.
  • Sparring and grappling are prohibited without permission form Rec Services Professional Staff.
  • Martial arts equipment is prohibited.
  • Equipment must be used for its intended purpose.
  • Mats shall not be rearranged or removed without permission.
  • Private instruction is strictly prohibited.
  • All equipment must stay in the combatives room.
  • Please clean and return all equipment after use.

Cycle studio policies
  • Appropriate athletic clothing and closed-toed shoes (five finger shoes are not allowed) must be worn.
  • Group Fitness Studios will be locked during non-group fitness times.
  • Arrive Early. Patrons arriving 10 minutes past the scheduled start time will be not be allowed entrance.
  • Water must be in a sealable container; other drinks are not allowed.
  • Food is prohibited.
  • Personal items must be stored in a locker or cubbie.
  • Only Rec Services staff is permitted to operate audio equipment and unlock equipment storage.
  • No patrons under the age of 18 permitted.
  • Do not touch mirrors.
  • All equipment must stay in group fitness rooms.
  • Please clean and return all equipment after use.
  • There must be two participants present to conduct a class.
  • Please contact Recreational Services staff should an injury or incident occur.
  • Changing bike pedals for clips is prohibited.
  • Bikes are available on a first come first serve basis; Equipment may not be reserved in advance.
  • Workout towels and water bottles are mandatory in the Cycling Studio. Towels can be checked out in the service area.

Group fitness policies
  • Appropriate athletic clothing and closed-toed shoes must be worn.
  • Group Fitness Studios will be locked during non-group fitness times.
  • Arrive Early. Patrons arriving 10 minutes past the scheduled start time will be not be allowed entrance.
  • Water must be in a sealable container; other drinks are not allowed.
  • Food is prohibited.
  • Personal items must be stored in a locker or cubbie.
  • Only Rec Services staff is permitted to operate audio equipment and unlock equipment storage.
  • No patrons under the age of 18 permitted.
  • Do not touch mirrors.
  • All equipment must stay in group fitness rooms.
  • Please clean and return all equipment after use.
  • There must be two participants present to conduct a class.
  • Please contact Recreational Services staff should an injury or incident occur.

MAC gym policies
  • Courts will be set up according to priority use schedule.
  • There will be no organized activities except those sponsored/approved by Recreational Services.
  • All setup equipment must be issued or approved by Rec Services Staff.
  • Please refer to Priority Use Schedule for daily activities.
  • Personal items must be stored in a locker.
  • Sports equipment can only be set up and broken down by Rec Services Staff.
  • Appropriate athletic clothing must be worn and closed-toed shoes must be worn.
  • Only water permitted.
  • Play is restricted to inside the dasher boards; no play in hallways.
  • Skates are not permitted in hallways.
  • Dunking and/or hanging on basketball rims are prohibited.
  • Helmets and pads are recommended for skating.
  • Private instruction is strictly prohibited.

Mind/body studio policies
  • Appropriate athletic clothing and closed-toed shoes must be worn.
  • Group Fitness Studios will be locked during non-group fitness times.
  • Arrive Early. Patrons arriving 10 minutes past the scheduled start time will be not be allowed entrance.
  • Water must be in a sealable container; other drinks are not allowed.
  • Food is prohibited.
  • Personal items must be stored in a locker or cubbie.
  • Only Rec Services staff is permitted to operate audio equipment and unlock equipment storage.
  • No patrons under the age of 18 permitted.
  • Do not touch mirrors.
  • All equipment must stay in group fitness rooms.
  • Please clean and return all equipment after use.
  • Personal mats are permitted and encouraged.
  • Please sanitize mats at the conclusion of class and return to designated storage.
  • There must be two participants present to conduct a class.
  • Please do not make loud noises as to interrupt or distract those around you.
  • Please contact Recreational Services staff should an injury or incident occur.

Personal training studio policies
  • No one will be permitted into the Personal Training Studio unless working with a Rec Services personal trainer.
  • Appropriate athletic clothing and closed-toed shoes must be worn.
  • Group Fitness Studios will be locked during non-group fitness times.
  • Arrive Early. Patrons arriving 10 minutes past the scheduled start time will be not be allowed entrance.
  • Water must be in a sealable container; other drinks are not allowed.
  • Food is prohibited.
  • Personal items must be stored in a locker or cubbie.
  • Only Rec Services staff is permitted to operate audio equipment and unlock equipment storage.
  • No patrons under the age of 18 permitted.
  • Do not touch mirrors.
  • All equipment must stay in group fitness rooms.
  • Please clean and return all equipment after use.
  • There must be two participants present to conduct a class.
  • Please contact Recreational Services staff should an injury or incident occur.

Weight room policies
    • No patrons under the age of 18 permitted.
    • Appropriate athletic clothing and closed-toed shoes must be worn.
    • Personal items must be stored in a locker.
    • Equipment may not be reserved in advance.
    • Collars are required on all bars.
    • Do not drop equipment.
    • Equipment must be used for its intended purpose.
    • Water must be in a sealable container; other drinks are not allowed.
    • Private instruction is strictly prohibited.
    • Allow others to work in between sets.
    • All equipment must stay in the weight room.
    • Please clean and return all equipment after use.

 

Thank you for observing these policies. Individuals not cooperating with established policies or staff instruction will be asked to leave and may have their privileges revoked. Staff has the authority to enforcement these policies.