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ARC Courts Rules

Gym Rules

  • Participants may not shoot around on an active court.
  • Dunking is permitted at the ARC; however, hanging on rims or nets is PROHIBITED.
  • The throwing, kicking, etc. of balls into the walls, bleachers and ceilings is not permitted.
  • Shirts must be worn at all times.
  • Closed toed shoes must be worn at all times. Only non-marking athletic shoes are allowed in the ARC Courts.
  • 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.
  • Volleyball standards and Soccer goals may be handled only by ARC Facility Supervisors on duty.
  • No food or drink (other than plastic water bottles) is allowed.
  • Do not spit on the floors, walls, in the garbage cans or in the drinking fountain. A spittoon is available adjacent to the water fountains.
  • Aztec Recreation facilities and programs are alcohol, drug, tobacco and narcotics free. Anyone possessing or suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or another substance shall be asked to leave.
  • Use of obscenity, lewd, obscene or indecent behavior, insulting language, fighting, aggressive/threatening behavior, and swearing are prohibited. Harassment, taunting, bullying and/or hazing of other members or staff are prohibited.
  • The use of any equipment that takes still or moving pictures including video tape recorders, smart phones and movie cameras are prohibited inside Aztec Recreation facilities.
  • Aztec Recreation is not responsible for stolen items. Members are encouraged to contact University Police at 594-1991 to report stolen items.
  • Aztec Recreation reserves the right to change or amend these policies as deemed necessary for the safety and functionality of the facility, program or activity. Compliance with Aztec Recreation staff is expected at all times. Failure to comply with staff and interpreted policies may result in suspension or termination of membership. Aztec Recreation reserves the right to refuse service.

Open Rec Rules

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


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