Recreation Center

Building and General Use

All authorized users entering after 12:00pm on a weekday or anytime on the weekend must present a Hawkeye ID or photo identification card at the front desk.

Activities conducted in the Health Education and Services Center such as physical fitness and exercise activities, weight training, and the like involve inherent risks, dangers, and hazards. Participation or observation of all Health Education and Services Center programs is strictly voluntary.

Participants are encouraged to have a physical examination prior to participating in any activity, particularly if they have any health problems or concerns due to injury, illness, age, or a history of heart disease or high blood pressure, respiratory problems, skeletal or muscular injuries or ailments, or are significantly above their recommended weight based on a standard weight chart. Participants are expected to maintain their own medical and health coverage.

Hawkeye is not responsible in any way for accidents or injuries.

All members should inspect and familiarize themselves with the Health Education and Services Center facility and equipment before participating in any activity.

If a member is uncertain or unfamiliar with any activity or equipment, he or she should contact a Health Education and Services Center staff member for orientation.

Violations of the Health Education and Services Center policies, Hawkeye Student Conduct policies, or the Employee Manual may lead to removal from the facility or loss of privileges and will be reported to the Dean of Students.

Members must adhere to the following policies in order to use the Health Education and Services Center:

  • Health Education and Services Center Waiver and Release of Liability Form must be signed before using the facility.

  • Spirited participation is encouraged; however, please refrain from inappropriate behavior and the use of profanity, as determined by Health Education and Services Center staff.

  • Members may be billed for late, damaged or lost college equipment utilized by them.

  • Entry to and exit from the facility must be done at the front desk only. Other exits should be used for emergencies only.

  • Members attempting to help non-members illegally or improperly enter the facilities will have their membership suspended or revoked.

  • Health Education and Services Center events, credit classes, and club sports have priority scheduling over open gym hours.

  • The main floor and recreational areas are available on a first come, first served basis, as determined by Health Education and Services Center staff.

  • Animals are not permitted in facilities except trained service animals.

  • Only non-alcoholic beverages in closed, re-sealable plastic containers are allowed in activity areas. Food must be contained to the lounge area unless permitted otherwise.

  • Appropriate, clean, closed-toe, non-marking, athletic shoes are required in all activity areas. No street shoes allowed. Flip Flops and Crocs are not allowed. Vibram shoes are allowed on the track but not in the weight room.

  • Proper attire, including shirts and shoes, are required at all times.

  • Tobacco is prohibited.

  • Bicycles, skateboards, unicycles, and in-line skates are prohibited.

  • Hanging from basketball rims or nets is prohibited.

  • Using cameras, cell phones, or any other electronic devices in the men’s and women’s locker rooms and rest rooms is strictly prohibited.

  • Neither the Health Education and Services Center nor its staff is responsible for lost or stolen items.

  • All members may use day-use lockers, but contents and locks must be removed on a daily basis.

    Locks will be cut and lockers will be cleared at the end of each day, unless rented for the semester.

    Members should report missing items to the facility supervisor as soon as the items are noticed missing.

  • Spitting is prohibited unless done in spitting receptacles. Members found spitting may have their membership suspended or revoked.

  • All Health Education and Services Center members are expected to be responsible, courteous, and safety-conscious at all times. Any member who is found guilty of stealing or damaging property, is verbally or physically abusive toward another person at the Health Education and Services Center, or whose presence is determined by Health Education and Services Center administration to be detrimental to the best interests of the facility, may have his or her membership suspended or revoked.

  • All accidents and incidents occurring in the facility, no matter how minor, should be reported to Health Education and Services Center staff as soon as possible.

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Finals Week Hours
December 14–19

Dec 18 6:00am–1:30pm
Dec 19 6:00am–5:30pm

Winter Break Hours
December 20–January 11

Dec 20 8:00am–12:00pm
Dec 21 12:00–3:00pm
Dec 22 6:00am–5:30pm
Dec 23 6:00am–4:30pm
Dec 24–31 Closed
Jan 1 Closed
Jan 2 6:00am–5:30pm
Jan 3 8:00am–12:00pm
Jan 4 12:00–3:00pm
Jan 5–9 6:00am–5:30pm
Jan 10 8:00am–12:00pm
Jan 11 12:00–3:00pm

Regular Hours—Spring 2015

Mon-Thur 5:30am-9:00pm
Friday 5:30am-6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am-12:00pm
Sunday 12:00-3:00pm
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