Recreation Services

Workout Rules

General Workout Rules

– Users participate at their own risk.

– Prior to participation, you will be invited to attend an orientation on the equipment, its proper use, and the risks of injury associated with improper use.

– Please do not attempt to use a piece of equipment if you do not know how to use it properly.

– Use equipment for its intended purpose only.

– No horseplay, including loud and/or offensive language.

– Food, tobacco, glass bottles, and cans are not allowed on the fitness center floor.

– Water in a plastic container is the only beverage allowed on the fitness center floor.

– Show respect for the facility and equipment.

– Fitness Center is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

– Keep feet off the walls and AVOID leaning against or touching the mirrors.

– Pick up after yourself (magazine inserts, chewing gum, empty water bottles, weights, etc.).

– Wipe down cardio and weight room equipment after use.

– Paper towels are available to wipe down the equipment.

– Report damaged equipment to staff. Please do not use!

– Do not spit in the facility.

– Understand that if you do not abide by these rules, you may be expelled from the facility.

Cardiovascular Area Rules

-During busy times, please observe the 30-minute time limit on all cardiovascular equipment.

-Please use the paper towels and cleaner provided to wipe machine after each use.

-Be aware that the equipment might shut off automatically in the event of a power outage.

Free Weight Rules

– Chalk powder is not allowed at Baker Fitness Center


– Use collars on free weight lifts.

– Observe weight room etiquette:

– Allow others to “work in” between sets.

– Return weights to the tree or rack that you found them.

– Do not set weights against the wall or other equipment.

– Offer to spot if you see the need.

– Ask for a spotter if you need one.