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Campus Recreation

Activity Area Rules

The following rules and etiquette guidelines can help you prevent injury, enjoy your experience, and protect yourself and others.

  • As of Monday, October 18th, Campus Recreation will no longer be providing disposable face coverings. Patrons should bring their own.

  • Face coverings are required in Campus Rec facilities except in our pools or when performing activity characterized as high intensity.
  • A physical CarolinaCard is required to access Campus Recreation facilities
  • Staff and student employee direction/guidance must be followed at all times.
  • Maintain at least 6 feet of physical distance (10-12 feet when possible) from all patrons, student employees and staff.
  • Patrons should disinfect any equipment before and after use. Sanitization stations will be available throughout the facility.
  • Reduced capacity may be enforced for our spaces and activities.
  • Utilize red floor-marked boxes for personal work-out space where appropriate.
  • Please wipe all touched surfaces before and after use with disinfectant.
  • Appropriate athletic attire is required in Campus Recreation Weight Rooms.  Closed-toe, athletic footwear is required. Clothing or items that may damage equipment, must not be worn. 
  • Patrons should use extreme caution to avoid potential injuries to themselves or others.
  • All weight training should be performed in a controlled, safe manner. Dropping, slamming, or bouncing of weights is prohibited.
  • Use of equipment other than its designed function is prohibited. 
  • Clips are required on plate loaded barbells.
  • All equipment must be returned to appropriate racks when finished. 
  • The use of chalk is prohibited.
  • Weights and bars should not lean up against mirrors.
  • Users should report any injury or facility equipment irregularity to the staff member on duty. Patrons are responsible for checking equipment prior to each use.
  • Improper behavior is prohibited and subject to immediate disciplinary actions. 
  • Facility is not responsible for lost/stolen items
  • Intermittent clean-up may occur at any time during operations for safety/sanitary reasons.
  • Patrons unfamiliar with the operation of any of the exercise machines should contact the staff member on duty for assistance.
  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older to use the weight and fitness rooms.
  • You must have access to Campus Recreation facilities to participate in open rec basketball.
  • Please refer to face covering guidance above.
  • No outside balls are permitted.
  • Basketballs will be provided by Campus Recreation.
  • Shirts and athletic shoes are required.
  • Please follow posted direction on indoor track.
  • Joggers - Outside Lane.
  • Walkers - Inside Lane.
  • Spectating or loitering on the track is prohibited.
  • Spiked shoes prohibited.
  • Stretching is not allowed on the track.
  • Facility is not responsible for lost/stolen items.
  • Face coverings
    • Please follow Face Covering Guidance above.
  • Pool Usage
    • Swimming lanes are first come, first served.
    • Face coverings are required until in the water and prepared to swim.
  • Personal Items
    • UofSC Campus Recreation staff are not responsible for items left within pool deck areas during or between reservations.
  • Access
    • All access to the outdoor pool must be through the WFC front entrance. You may not enter through any outdoor gate.
    • To exit the outdoor pool, you may leave through a gate.

Lost and Found

Lost and found items may be claimed at the front desk of the STWFC or Blatt PEC.


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