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Member Policies

 

Mission Statement & Values

Mission Statement:

Aztec Recreation provides high quality programs, services and facilities that inspire active, healthy living and enhance the SDSU experience.

Values:

These values serve to guide individual and organizational behavior in Aztec Recreation:

  • Safety
  • Respect
  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Service
  • Wellness
  • Excellence

The Associated Students of San Diego State University (A.S./SDSU) is responsible for the management of Aztec Recreation; with policy direction from the A.S. Council and the A.S. Recreation and Wellness Commission.

 


COVID-19 Policies


GENERAL

  1. Please do not visit Aztec Recreation facilities if you have any concerns about exposure or if you are experiencing any symptoms of illness such as fever, cough, shortness of breath or loss of taste or smell.
  2. Guest visits are temporarily suspended. Day passes are available for those with an SDSU Red I.D. Day passes (along with reservation) may be purchased by phone or in person up to 24 hours in advance or at least one hour prior to desired reservation time block, space permitting. Day passes may be purchased at the ARC Express or Aquaplex for any of the ARC OUTDOORS destinations.
  3. Reservations are required for all visits and are available only for Aztec Recreation members:
    1. Members may enter at any point during their reservation block, except for Group Fitness classes. Do not enter Group Fitness classes more than 10 minutes after the start time.
    2. Members may arrive 10 minutes prior to the start of their reservation to check in.
    3. Members must exit at the end of their reservation block. This allows for regular cleaning and disinfecting.
    4. Reservations will close once the maximum occupancy limits are reached or 60 minutes before the start time of the reservation, whichever comes first. No additional users may reserve or enter the activity space during the specified time.
    5. Members may book one (1) reservation per facility per day, and may have up to three (3) reservations booked at one time. Reservation times will open 48 hours in advance.
    6. If unable to attend, members are responsible for cancelling their reservation at least 120 minutes (2 hours) prior to the start time. Aztec Recreation reserves the right to suspend membership privileges for multiple missed reservations.
    7. Aztec Recreation facilities, activities and programs will adhere to reduced building and area capacities. A facility reservation does not guarantee access to all areas in the facility. Each area has a designated queuing line and area entry is managed by Aztec Recreation staff. Be safe and respect physical distancing.
  4. Aztec Recreation members must complete a health screening before entering the facility:
    1. Temperature checks of participants prior to entry will be required.
    2. Have you had a fever in the last 24 hours?
    3. Have you experienced a cough in the last 2 weeks?
    4. Have you noticed any shortness of breath?
    5. Have you experienced any loss of taste and/or smell?
  5. Facial coverings are required at all times except while lap swimming or entering the water for water based Group Fitness classes. Face coverings must completely cover the nose and mouth.
  6. Aztec Recreation members must adhere to social distancing guidelines and respect a safe distance from other members and Aztec Recreation staff. Members are expected to refrain from handshaking, elbow bumps and unnecessary contact.
  7. Limit personal belongings to necessary items. Limited cubby space is available and lockers are currently unavailable.
  8. Members are expected to disinfect equipment before and after each use. If unable to clean a piece of equipment after use, place a “Ready to Clean” Tag on the equipment, and recreation staff will disinfect the equipment. Tags are located at cleaning stations throughout the facility.
  9. Equipment checkout and shower towel check out services are suspended at this time. Please bring a workout towel.
  10. Visa and Mastercard are accepted as forms of payment. No cash payments accepted at this time.
  11. Moving equipment is prohibited. Equipment is spaced throughout locations to adhere to state and local physical distancing guidelines.
  12. Aztec Recreation members are expected to respect closure signs throughout facilities. This includes, but is not limited to drinking fountains, locker rooms, and equipment. These closures are in effect to allow for deep cleaning and disinfection, proper physical distancing and reduced touch points.
  13. Small shared equipment items such as foam rollers, bands, medicine balls, and mats are currently unavailable.
  14. No spotting permitted.
  15. Fans will not be available in activity spaces. Air turbulence reduction is indicated in COVID-19 guidance.
  16. Restrooms and Locker Rooms:
    1. Restrooms are open.
    2. Indoor showers are currently closed.
    3. Saunas are closed.
    4. Lockers are temporarily unavailable.
    5. Hair dryers and air hand dryers are not available for use.
  17. Aztec Recreation/Associated Students staff have the authority to interpret all policies and reserve the right to refuse service to members for non-compliance of any policies listed above.
  18. All Aztec Recreation policies are subject to change. COVID-19 policies override other Aztec Recreation policies.


Group Fitness Classes

  1. Reservations are required for Group Fitness class participation and are available only for Aztec Recreation members.
  2. Group Fitness reservations enable access to the class only. A reservation for a group fitness class does not grant access to participate in other facility spaces during the class time. 
  3. Facial coverings are required at all times except when entering the water for water based classes. Facial coverings must completely cover the nose and mouth.
  4. No items will be shared by participants during classes. Please bring a personal yoga mat to yoga classes. Members are expected to disinfect equipment before and after use.
  5. Cones or floor markers will designate a specific location for each class participant. Participants are expected to remain in their designated area and maintain a physical distance of at least six (6) feet from others at all times.
  6. Instructors will not be providing hands-on corrections to exercise technique.


Aquaplex

  1. Facial coverings are required at all times except while lap swimming. Facial coverings must completely cover the nose and mouth.
  2. The pool is open for lap swim only.
  3. One person per lane.
  4. Reservations are required for all visits and are available only for Aztec Recreation members. Please see reservation details under COVID-19 General policy number 3.
  5. The Spa is unavailable at this time.
  6. Lounges and float lounging, water basketball, open dive and the water inflatable will not be available.
  7. During this time, swim lessons, birthday parties and group events are not available.
  8. No equipment check out will be available  (e.g. kickboards, swim buoys, floats, basketball).
  9. Aquaplex restrooms will remain open, while lockers and indoor showers are closed.
  10. Deck showers are available for use.


Tennis

  1. Facial coverings are required at all times. Facial coverings must completely cover the nose and mouth.
  2. Tennis courts will be open for singles only.
  3. Tennis Equipment check out is suspended at this time.
  4. Reservations are required for all visits and are available only for Aztec Recreation members. Please see reservation details under COVID-19 General policy number 3.

 

General

    1. PERSONAL RISK: All patrons participate at their own risk. Please consult a physician or health care professional prior to utilizing the recreation facilities or starting an exercise program. If you experience faintness, dizziness, pain or shortness of breath at any time while exercising you should stop immediately.
    2. PROGRAMMING: Aztec Recreation shall host many A.S. recreation-based programs including but not limited to: intramural sports, sport club practices and competitions, credit and non-credit classes, special events, informal recreation, group exercise classes, indoor rock-climbing and bouldering, Aztec Adventures activities and other fitness/wellness based activities. A.S also reserves the right to host special events in the recreation facilities or rent spaces for programs such as camps, clinics, and student engagement activities.
    3. ACTIVITY USE: Activities in the recreation facilities shall be compatible with the designated purpose/design of the facility. Unsafe activities or those that are deemed incompatible with the designated purpose or design are prohibited.
    4. MAINTENANCE CLOSURES: A.S. reserves the right to periodically close all, or some portion, of its facilities for necessary maintenance and repairs. Refunds will not be provided during these maintenance closure periods.
    5. PARKING: All parking on campus requires a permit. Additional information about parking may be found at Map & Parking
    6. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA): Aztec Recreation complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and related state laws. Accordingly, Aztec Recreation does not discriminate against individuals with disabilities and will take all steps necessary to provide our members with disabilities full and equal enjoyment of our facilities and services, so long as the modifications do not create an undue business hardship. If you have a disability that requires an accommodation or modification of services or equipment in order to achieve full and equal enjoyment of our facilities, please notify Aztec Recreation staff so that we may assist you.
    7. SURVEILLANCE: All Aztec Recreation facilities are under 24/7 video surveillance.
    8. RIGHT TO PRIVACY: Aztec Recreation conducts periodic facility inspections, including locker areas. Some inspections may occur in collaboration with the SDSU University Police department, and/or may involve the use of canine units. Aztec Recreation holds the right to search any bag (i.e. gym bag, backpack, etc.), personal belongings, and/or locker if deemed necessary and/or with reasonable suspicion.
      Aztec Recreation reserves the right to place video surveillance cameras in our facilities where necessary and appropriate. Aztec Recreation respects the right to privacy of the University community members and balances the right to privacy versus the safety needs of the campus community. Aztec Recreation utilizes cameras for recording public areas for the purposes of enhancing public safety, monitoring restricted areas or equipment, to discourage theft and other criminal activities, and for preventing, investigating, and resolving incidents. Copies of information obtained by security camera recordings will only be released to law enforcement personnel upon authorization.
    9. TELEPHONE: A courtesy phone, for on-campus calls, is located adjacent to the climbing wall. Cell phone conversations are permitted, provided voice level is not disruptive. No photos or videos may be taken in Aztec Recreation facilities.
    10. INJURIES: Any injury sustained while participating in Aztec Recreation facilities or programs should be reported to a staff member immediately.
    11. AZTEC RECREATION CENTER DIGITAL DISPLAY POLICY:
      Purpose:
      The primary intent for the digital displays located within the Aztec Recreation facilities is to promote recreation, fitness and wellness-related content for programs and events held in Aztec Recreation facilities. The following information outlines the Recreation and Wellness Commission guidelines for all images to be submitted for promotional purposes within Aztec Recreation facilities.
      Submitter must represent one of the following:
      • SDSU Recognized Student Organizations
      • University Departments or Programs
      • Associated Students Departments or Programs
      Specifications
      • Image must be PNG or JPG and RGB color mode
      • Image size must be: 1080 pixels high x 1920 pixels wide x 96 pixels per inch
      • Digital image must contain the following event information:
        • Sponsoring organization/department
        • Event date/time/location
        • Contact information (website URL, phone number, email address, social media handle), so person viewing the image can get more information if necessary
      • Less is more. Please refrain from heavy text and instead focus on visual content and driving viewers to website/social for more info. Digital displays are viewed from afar and slides will be shown for only 10-15 seconds in rotation.

      No corporate advertisements or advertisements not related to the primary intent of the digital displays are permitted on the Aztec Recreation digital displays. Please also refrain from adding logos for non-campus brands to your slides. Approvals are granted as space (content volume) allows.
      Please send submissions to aztecrec@sdsu.edu. Requests must be submitted 5 business days prior to display start date. Artwork shall not be displayed longer than two (2) weeks. Aztec Recreation reserves the right to decline any digital image submissions due to inappropriate content or if the file does meet the image specifications.
    12. AZTEC RECREATION CENTER PRINTED DISPLAY POLICY:
      Purpose:
      The primary intent for the display placards located within Aztec Recreation facilities is to promote recreation, fitness, and wellness-related content for programs and events held in Aztec Recreation facilities. The following information outlines the Recreation and Wellness Commission guidelines for all printed images to be submitted for promotional purposes within Aztec Recreation facilities.
      Submitter must represent one of the following:
      • SDSU Recognized Student Organizations
      • University Departments or Programs
      • Associated Students Departments or Programs
      Specifications
      • Appropriate image sizes are 8.5” x 11” and 22” x 28”.

      No corporate advertisements or advertisements not related to the primary intent of the placards are permitted in the Aztec Recreation facilities. Please also refrain from adding logos for non-campus brands to your images.
      Please send submissions to aztecrec@sdsu.edu. Requests must be submitted at least 5 business days prior to start date. Artwork shall not be displayed longer than two (2) weeks. Aztec Recreation reserves the right to decline any printed image submissions due to inappropriate content or if the file does meet the image specifications.
    13. Policies are subject to change without notice.

 

Entrance Policies

  1. ELIGIBILITY: Anyone 18 years of age or older is eligible to purchase an Aztec Recreation membership or day pass including SDSU students, faculty, staff and alumni as well as non-SDSU affiliated community members. Enrolled SDSU students under the age of 18 may also purchase a membership. *Individuals under the age of 18 may participate in programs at the Aquaplex, Aztec Lanes, Racquetball and Tennis with adult supervision. Details are available at each location.
  2. MEMBERSHIP PRIVILEGES: The benefits of Aztec Recreation Membership include:
    1. Entry into the ARC
    2. Entry into Aztec Aquaplex
    3. Entry into ARC Express
    4. Access to racquetball/wallyball courts in Peterson Gym
    5. Climbing wall orientation/climbing shoes/climbing during open hours
    6. Participation in Group Fitness classes
    7. Intramural sports participation
    8. Free bowling (maximum three games per day); additional fee for shoe rental
    9. Reduced prices on: 
      1. non-credit Rec classes 
      2. special events & challenge activities 
      3. MBAC non-credit classes
    10. One complimentary "guest" visit per semester
  3. INCLUSIVE RECREATION: Aztec Recreation supports a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, religion (to include religious dress practice and religious grooming practice), color, sex (to include breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, military status, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or any other protected group.
    In keeping with the University's policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of gender identity and gender expression, Aztec Recreation supports and values an individual's right to access and utilize recreation facilities, restrooms, locker rooms, programs, and services in accordance with an individual's gender identity and gender expression.
  4. BIOMETRIC HAND READER: Aztec Recreation utilizes hand geometry technology that verifies the measurements of the unique size and shape of your fingers and hand against the same image when you joined. More than 90 different measurements are made such as, length, width, thickness and surface area. No fingerprints or palm prints are taken. Because your hand is your ID card, the hand reader(s) allows members to access the facilities without the hassle of an ID card. You have the convenience of entering in seconds without worrying about keeping track of a photo ID card.
  5. DAY PASS: Non-members, at least 18 years of age, may purchase a day-pass for the Aztec Recreation Center, Racquetball, ARC Express, or Aquaplex. Participants must present a valid photo identification card and sign a waiver of liability. Day-passes include same-day entry to ARC, Aquaplex, ARC Express, and/or Racquetball.
  6. COMPLIMENTARY PASSES: Free passes (Guest, Visitor, VIP or Trial) can be redeemed at the Member Services desk. Participants must complete/sign a waiver of liability and present a valid photo identification card.
  7. TOURS: Visitors may request tours. Tour visitors are prohibited from working out, utilizing the equipment, and taking photographs.
  8. MEMBERSHIP FEES: The majority of the funding for Aztec Recreation operations comes from membership dues. No state dollars or tax money is collected to maintain and/or operate programs and services. Please see the front desk or web site for current fees and information.
  9. SPECTATOR FEE: Spectators are required to purchase a day pass.
  10. ENTRY: All Aztec Recreation members and guests will enter and exit through the turnstiles inside the front doors at the main entrance. All other doors are alarmed; passing through any alarmed door(s) is prohibited except during emergency evacuations. Sneaking a non-member into the facility or double-handing a non-member into any facility at the biometric hand reader is a violation and will result in suspension.
  11. MEMBER-IN-GOOD-STANDING: In order to maintain eligibility for all the benefits of membership, members must remain in good standing. A member in good standing is a person:
    1. Whose account is up-to-date
    2. Whose membership is paid in full
    3. Who is not serving a suspension for violating any conduct or sportsmanship policy
    4. Who is abiding by all Aztec Recreation policies
  12. MEMBERS NOT IN GOOD STANDING: A member not in good standing is one whose payment account (EFT, checking account, credit card, etc.) is invalid or has non-sufficient funds. A member with non-sufficient funds will be ineligible for all of privileges and benefits. In addition, a "member not in good standing" is also one who has violated any policy or whose privileges have been temporarily suspended.
  13. CANCELLATION OF ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER (EFT) MEMBERSHIP: After completing the 4-month minimum obligation, members must complete a cancellation form, via internet, before the 24th of the month to terminate membership and stop all future billing. No refunds shall be issued if members fail to utilize/visit facilities and do not complete a cancellation form on or prior to the 24th of the month.
  14. REFUNDS: Refunds shall be granted for activities/events that are cancelled. To apply for a refund, members should complete a refund request form and submit to the Member Services Manager.

 

Conduct

  1. GENERAL STANDARDS OF CONDUCT: Aztec Recreation is a program of Associated Students of SDSU. Participation in Aztec Recreation facilities and programs is a privilege. Members and guests are expected to conduct themselves in a manner compatible with SDSU's function as an educational institution and to act courteously, respectfully and safely at all times. Individuals who engage in behavior inconsistent with program policies and expectations may have their access permanently revoked or modified indefinitely.
  2. STANDARDS OF STUDENT CONDUCT: In addition to Aztec Recreation policies, all SDSU students are expected to abide by the Standards of Student Conduct, Article 2, Section 41301. Standards of Student Conduct violations will be referred to the SDSU Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities.
  3. DISORDERLY AND UNSAFE CONDUCT:  Conduct including, but not limited to, destruction of property; vandalism; spitting on the floors, walls or drinking fountains; use of profanity or derogatory language; lewd or indecent behavior; dropping weights; attempting to sneak into the facility; or actions that contribute to an unwelcoming or unsafe environment, such as yelling, taunting, talking trash, bullying, threats, pushing, fighting, physical abuse; or withholding or falsifying information are prohibited.
  4. FIGHTING: Any member or guest who, in the judgment of an Aztec Recreation employee, engages in a fight, attempts to fight, or instigates a fight or altercation shall have their privileges suspended or revoked. Privileges include entrance into all Aztec Recreation facilities, Intramural Sports eligibility, Sport Club eligibility, and program participation.
  5. ALCOHOL AND DRUGS: Aztec Recreation facilities and programs are alcohol, drug and narcotics free. This includes members, their sponsored guests and/or spectators. Members may be held responsible for the conduct of their sponsored guests. Anyone possessing or suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or other substance shall be asked to leave the facility and may be subject to suspension and/or termination of membership.
  6. WEAPONS: Aztec Recreation facilities and programs are weapons free. This includes, but is not limited to: firearms or guns, replicas, ammunition, explosives, fireworks, knives, other weapons, or dangerous chemicals.
  7. LOST/STOLEN ITEMS: Aztec Recreation is not responsible for stolen items. Even when locked, valuables should not be left inside a locker. Members are encouraged to contact University Police at 619-594-1991 to report stolen items.
  8. REFUSAL OF SERVICE: Aztec Recreation/Associated Students staff have the authority to interpret all policies and reserve the right to refuse service to members and/or guests if their conduct necessitates such action. Members may also be responsible for the conduct of sponsored guests.
  9. DISCIPLINE: Members involved in an incident regarding a possible policy violation may have their membership inactivated indefinitely while further information is gathered. Results of the follow up will determine subsequent disciplinary action. Disciplinary action resulting from investigation of an incident is determined on a case-by-case basis and could range from no action to a permanent membership or facility ban.

    In addition to consequences related to membership status issued by Aztec Recreation/Associated Students, incidents involving student Standards of Conduct violations will be forwarded SDSU's Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities for investigation. Disciplinary action from the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities is determined on a case-by-case basis and could range from no action to expulsion from the California State University system.

    All SDSU student participants are subject to the possibility of official SDSU Judicial Proceedings and consequences from University Police Department officials if they threaten and/or abuse staff, another member and/or guest or engage in illegal activity in any Aztec Recreation facilities and/or programs. Non-SDSU student members are subject to the possibility of consequences from the University Police Department and/or San Diego Law Enforcement officials if they threaten and/or abuse staff, another member and/or guest or engage in illegal activity in any Aztec Recreation facilities and/or programs.
  10. APPEAL: Members may appeal disciplinary action taken by the Aztec Recreation/Associated Students staff. A valid appeal must show either a misapplication or a misinterpretation of the guidelines, rules or policy. All program participants, members and guests are expected to read, know, understand and abide by the rules and regulations of the programs. Ignorance of the rules is not an excuse or a valid reason for a dispute. Only valid appeals by members will be considered. Appeals from guests will not be entertained.
  11. APPEAL PROCESS: A written appeal of a decision must be submitted within one week (7 days) of notification of the disciplinary decision. Appeal letters should be sent to the A.S. Aztec Recreation Director. SDSU student appeals will be forwarded to the A.S. Recreation & Wellness Commission for review and a hearing if required. An appeal from a non-SDSU student member will be reviewed by the Aztec Recreation Management Team in consultation with Associated Students Risk Management. The Management Team has the authority to uphold the original decision, reduce or increase the disciplinary action. The decision of the Management Team is final.
  12. HEARINGS: If an appeal by an SDSU student member is determined to be valid, an appeal hearing will be scheduled. The appeal is the responsibility of the A.S. Recreation & Wellness Commission. The Commission shall host an appeal hearing at the next appropriate meeting time. Hearing procedures include:
    1. Appellants writing an appeal outlining their disagreement or erroneous action;
    2. An appeal hearing shall include a written account of the incident from staff and/or participant, followed by verbal statements and ending with questions from the board.
    3. The Recreation & Wellness Commission shall decide on the merits of the appeal and decide if the existing sanctions are appropriate or should be enhanced or eliminated. The decision of the Recreation & Wellness Commission is final.
  13. REPEAT OFFENSES AFTER REINSTATEMENT: Aztec Recreation/Associated Students is committed to ensuring a safe and welcoming environment for our members. Consequently, members who have subsequent conduct issues after reinstatement from a prior membership suspension, regardless of length of time from the reinstatement, may be subject to an immediate and permanent termination of membership.
  14. MEMBERSHIP RATE AFTER MEMBERSHIP SUSPENSION: Any Aztec Recreation member who has had their membership suspended due to conduct issues, but is eligible for reinstatement, will be charged the current monthly rate for the appropriate membership category, regardless of what their rate was at the time of the suspension.

 

Attire

  1. CLOTHING: Appropriate clothing must be worn at all times throughout the recreation facilities. Exercise attire is required in all activity spaces. Shirts, tanks or sport tops are required. Bottoms covering the buttocks are required. Clothes with zippers, buttons, rivets or any other feature that may damage equipment are prohibited. Clothing displaying profane or offensive material is prohibited.
    • TOPS:
      Acceptable: T-shirt, sweatshirt, tank top, sport top
      Prohibited: Bare chest
    • BOTTOMS:
      Acceptable: Exercise pants, shorts (reasonable length)
      Prohibited: Slacks, cut offs, jeans, cargo pants
  2. FOOTWEAR: For safety and hygiene purposes, footwear must be worn at all times in the recreation facilities. Closed-toe and closed-heeled athletic footwear is required in activity areas. Footwear shall be non-marking and free of mud and other debris. Patrons may not participate in socks only or bare feet.
    • Acceptable: Athletic shoes (closed-toe and closed heel), 5-finger shoes
      Prohibited: All other shoes; cleats, slippers, dress shoes, sandals, and boots
    Bare feet are only allowed in locker room areas.
    Aztec Recreation staff reserves the right to determine the appropriateness of attire.

 

Equipment

  1. SPORTS EQUIPMENT: Equipment (volleyball, soccer ball, basketball, foam rollers, jump ropes, racquets, etc.) may be checked-out through Member Services at no charge using a member scan code. Participants will be assessed the full replacement cost of any item(s) damaged or not returned. Failure to pay may result in membership suspension.
  2. TOWELS: Members are encouraged to bring their own towel to Aztec Recreation facilities,:
    1. Shower towels service is available at the Aztec Recreation Center Member Services desk with a member scan code.
    2. Shower towels are for use within the Aztec Recreation Center. Return shower towels prior to exiting the facility.
    3. Members who do not properly check-in shower towels will be assessed a replacement fee.

    All members using weight training and cardio equipment are strongly encouraged to carry a towel to wipe and dry the machines and upholstery after using it. Gym wipes and sanitation spray bottles are available for member use and are located in the Aztec Recreation Center and ARC Express.

 

Facility Usage

  1. REFRESHMENTS: Due to the high volume of members, all food, drink, candy, and/or other snack item(s) must be consumed in designated areas. Chewing gum is prohibited.
  2. WATER BOTTLES: Non-breakable, leak-proof drinking containers, which hold water, are allowable. Glass containers are strictly prohibited.
  3. SMOKING: SDSU is a completely smoke-free campus. Smoking is not permitted in or outside any buildings, including grass area, Aztec Recreation facilities, auxiliary buildings, or parking areas.
  4. PERSONAL PROPERTY: Personal belongings (gym bag, book bag, back pack, duffel bag, purse, clothing, shoes, and/or other possessions) should be properly stored in a locker or cubby. Members and guests are responsible for the security of their personal property. It is highly recommended that individuals not bring valuable items.
  5. AUDIO: The use of the ARC's group exercise music systems is prohibited. Personal use of boom box systems, noise-makers, musical instruments and/or amplified sound is prohibited.
  6. VIDEO: Without prior approval, the use of any apparatus that takes still or moving pictures including photo/video cameras and phones is prohibited inside Aztec Recreation facilities.
  7. ANIMALS/PETS: Except for service animals, animals are not permitted.
  8. SALES/ADVERTISING: Unless approved, no sales brochures, advertising (flyers, posters, signs, displays, banners, etc.) or promotional activities of any kind is allowed.
  9. SOLICITATION: Solicitation or tabling is prohibited. Soliciting members for use of their guest pass is prohibited and will be reported to University Police Department.
  10. SAUNA USE: All activities inside the sauna shall be compatible with the designated purpose/design of the area with the safety of the member supported at all times (i.e.: activities such as working out, shaving, sleeping, in the sauna are prohibited).
  11. COMPUTERS: ARC members utilizing the computers in the lobby/hallway are required to use them in an appropriate way; members found viewing indecent web sites or pornographic/sexually explicit web sites and/or downloading pictures onto the screen will lose their membership privileges. No eating or drinking while using the computers.
  12. SLEEPING: Sleeping and/or lying down in Aztec Recreation facilities are prohibited and may result in loss of membership privileges.
  13. CLUBS, GROUPS OR TEAMS: Large groups (five or more participants) of students, club, athletic or sport club teams must make prior arrangements to work out or practice as a group. Non-approved groups cannot monopolize an area. It is unacceptable for a group of five or more participants to create a team or group workout environment where other members might be turned away from any machine, group of machines, exercise room or specific area.
  14. GROUP FITNESS: For safety reasons, Aztec Recreation may deny participation to patrons who do not follow ARC guidelines, who arrive 10 minutes after the start of class, or who arrive after class has reached maximum capacity.
  15. CYCLING BIKES: Group Cycling bikes are first come - first serve. It is prohibited to reserve a bike by placing an item of clothing or personal item on the bike in an attempt to reserve its use - such items will be considered lost and found and removed.
  16. BICYCLES, ROLLERBLADES, ROLLER SKATES, SKATEBOARDS and SCOOTERS: Bicycles, skateboards and similar wheeled devices must remain outside. Numerous lockable bike and skateboard rack(s) are available near facilities.
  17. VENDING/CATERING/CONCESSIONS: Aztec Shops, Inc. controls the sale of food, concessions, beverage and resale merchandise on campus. Therefore, NO outside catering or vending is permitted. Contact Aztec Shops at 619-594-7501 for more information.
  18. LOST AND FOUND: All items found shall go to the Member Services desk. Items will be logged and stored for a short time until forwarded to a local charity. Unfortunately, A.S. cannot be responsible for lost items. It is strongly suggested that members and guests not bring valuable items. Members or guests should inquire, in-person, with the Member Services desk if they believe they have lost something. Staff will not confirm the status of a possible lost and found item over the telephone.

 

Reservation Procedures

  1. FACILITY RESERVATIONS: Groups or individuals wishing to rent Aztec Recreation facilities may do so by completing a Facility Request form at least 10 working days prior to the activity. Rates vary based on facility, dates, and times requested.
  2. RESPONSIBILITY: Reservations and scheduling of the facility must be in agreement with outlined policies. These policies have been established to minimize conflicts and ensure quality recreational opportunities.
  3. ACTIVITY USE: All activities shall be compatible with the designated purpose/design of the facility; unsafe activities or those that are incompatible with the designated purpose or design are prohibited. Activities shall be suitable to the respective area with the safety of the member supported at all times.
  4. PRIORITY USE: Aztec Recreation shall schedule a variety of recreation-based activities in sufficient quantity and quality to maximize the facility. The priority usage shall be to support recreation services to members. Occasionally, University activities may take precedence over regularly scheduled recreation programs.
  5. PERSONAL/MONETARY GAIN: Private instruction for profit runs in competition with sponsored classes and programs. Commercial groups and individuals are prohibited from using Aztec Recreation facilities for personal gain or to sponsor events and/or activities. Unauthorized or profit-making ventures, meetings, teaching, coaching, personal training or instruction is also prohibited. It is inappropriate for facility participants or employees to receive personal financial compensation using university facilities and/or equipment.
  6. PERSONAL TRAINING: All non-authorized personal training is prohibited. All individuals perceived as personal trainers will be asked to desist training behavior immediately; continued perception of personal training will result in loss of membership privileges. Personal trainers must sign a working agreement.

 

Lockers

  1. All lockers are the property of Associated Students of SDSU and Aztec Recreation. Lockers are subject to search if deemed necessary and/or with reasonable suspicion.
  2. Lockers may only be used for legitimate purposes involving exercise, sports, and fitness. Use of any locker for inappropriate or unlawful purposes is prohibited and subject to search and forfeiture of items found.
  3. Flammable materials, dangerous chemicals, explosives or weapons of any kind are strictly prohibited inside the lockers.
  4. Perishable items, illegal or controlled substances, such as drugs or alcohol, are strictly prohibited inside the lockers.
  5. Aztec Recreation conducts periodic facility inspections, including locker areas. Some inspections may occur in collaboration with the SDSU University Police department, and/or may involve the use of canine units. Aztec Recreation holds the right to search any bag (i.e. gym bag, backpack, etc.), personal belongings, and/or locker if deemed necessary and/or with reasonable suspicion.
  6. Aztec Recreation is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged personal property.
  7. Please be considerate of your neighbors. Unlaundered clothing, worn protective gear, leaking oil bottles and other similar items that create unpleasant odors and messes, or that leak to other lockers are prohibited. Aztec Recreation reserves the right to cut the locks of such locker, remove the contents and dispose of as deemed necessary.
  8. Aztec Recreation reserves the right to cut day-use locks and remove locker contents if left after hours. Since some contents, such as personal hygiene products or underclothes cannot be received by the lost and found, they will be discarded. After 10 days, items are donated to charity.
  9. Aztec Recreation reserves the right to terminate your locker agreement at any time for any campus security violations, student misconduct, and/or member misconduct.

 

Open Recreation

  1. Basketball games are played to 11. Three pointers count as two and two pointers count as one point.
  2. Volleyball games are played to 15. Rally scoring will be used for all games.
  3. Indoor soccer games are played to 3 goals.
  4. All games are played with a 15-minute time limit.
  5. Winning teams continue playing for a maximum of three games.
  6. The winning team and the team that has "next" are required to have all five (5) team members ready to play at game time.
  7. Failure to be ready to play will result in forfeiting the turn and placement at the end of the rotation.
  8. A team is not permitted to have "next" on more than one court.
  9. Participants sign up on the white board. Sign ups are limited to one spot per person.
  10. Participants must use their actual name.
  11. Participants may re-sign-up ONLY after the game is complete.
  12. Participants in games will call fouls, violations, and out of bounds. Please be respectful of all calls made.
  13. Players may continue to use one basket until eight or more want to play a full-court game.

 

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