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After Hours Use

Use of the fitness center after hours is not permitted without the written consent from a professional staff member of the facility.

Age Limit

Children under the age of 16 may not use the fitness center unless a special event is going on that allows for them to be there.

Animals

Animals are not allowed in the building unless they are assisting patrons with disabilities.

Cardio Floor Etiquette

When using the cardio equipment, patrons must be dressed in workout attire, water must be kept in non-breakable containers, and personal belongings must be secured in a locker at all times. Use of the cardio machines is limited to 30 minutes when others are waiting. Patrons are expected to wipe down the equipment after each use with the paper towels and disinfectant spray that is located throughout the facility.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Campus Recreation is committed to continuously improving our facilities, programs, and policies to provide a safe and welcoming space for everyone. We dedicate ourselves to engaging in intentional education, outreach, and collaboration in support of equity, diversity, and inclusion which enhances the social, mental, and physical well-being of the entire CC community.

We celebrate and affirm individuals of every race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds, abilities, and skill levels.

Please explore this section of our site to see the various ways that Campus Recreation strives to fulfill our commitment to inclusion. If you do not see something that fits your needs or if you have further suggestions for how we can make Campus Rec safer and/or more inclusive and accessible, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

Adaptable Facility Equipment

Campus Recreation is committed to creating and providing safe and welcoming spaces for everyone in our community.

  • ADA accessible lockers
  • ADA accessible showers
  • ADA accessible restroom stalls
  • ADA accessible ramps, doors, and elevators
  • ADA accessible benches in locker rooms
  • ADA accessible signage
Adaptive Fitness Equipment and Programs

Campus Recreation continues to improve facilities and programs to enhance accessibility for all patrons. In addition to compliance with all ADA regulations, we also provide the following:

  • Recumbent bikes
  • Kettle bells with handles
  • Pal portable aquatic lift
  • Scifit double arm upper body ergometer
  • Skating aides in the ice rink
  • Fitness classes for different skill levels
Gender Inclusive Locker Rooms

Patrons are encouraged to use the locker room that most closely aligns with their gender identity.

  • Female and male identifying student locker rooms
  • Female and male identifying staff and faculty locker rooms
  • Female and male identifying athletics staff locker rooms
  • Gender inclusive locker room
Inclusivity Initiatives
  • “Every Body Welcome” sticker that incorporates colors from the Pride Flag and Trans Flag along with different body shapes and abilities.
  • Fit 4 Life fitness group for older retirees and their dependents that focuses on functional movements.
  • Non-gendered attire policy
  • Virtual Fitness Resources site for users to have access to fitness videos when they cannot or choose not to access the fitness center.
  • Club sport grants and/or subsidies available to low income club sport participants to assist with club fees and travel expenses.
  • Club sport participants are encouraged to participate in the gender-specific club that affirms their personal gender identity.
  • Intramural programming, when there are gender-specific rules or player ratio requirements, the participant’s gender identity will be applied.

Day-Use Lockers

There are 1/3-sized lockers near the main entrance and 1/2-sized lockers in all fitness center locker rooms that are available for day-use and are free of charge. The locks must be provided by the user and overnight storage is not permitted. Any lock that is left overnight will be cut off and the locker contents will be removed. Alumni who purchase a membership will be offered a full-sized locker to use as long as they are current on their membership dues. Finally, full-sized lockers are available to rent on a monthly, semester, or yearly basis to all employees and their dependents. Please contact the Assistant Director, Fitness Center for details.

Dependents

Dependents of CC employees are welcome to use the fitness center. Eligible dependents include the followings: legal spouse, domestic partner, and/or children (age 16 and older). Dependents must obtain a valid Gold Card from the Worner Campus desk to gain access to the facility.

Drugs/Alcohol

Neither drugs and/or alcohol is permitted in the fitness center. Patrons who are under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs while using the fitness center may have their facility access privileges suspended or revoked.

Emergency Exits/Unauthorized Usage

Emergency exits are to be used for emergencies only. Anyone who arranges for the unauthorized access to the fitness center may have their facility access privileges suspended or revoked. Examples of unauthorized access include but are not limited to: opening exit or other secure doors, providing false identification/information to gain access to the facility, or giving your Gold Card to someone else to use in your absence.

Equipment Rental

Limited athletic equipment is available at the north reception desk for check out, free of charge. A Gold Card or another photo I.D. card will be held in exchange until the equipment is returned.

Food and Beverages

Neither food nor beverages are not permitted in the fitness center. Only water in non-breakable containers is allowed in the facility.

Overexercisers

Campus Recreation programs, services and staff support intelligent and safe exercise through quality instruction, appropriate duration, intensity and frequency of exercise, and variety in methods and equipment. Compulsive exercise occurs when an individual engages in physical activity at such a frequency and duration that it becomes unsafe and unhealthy. Those who overexercise face increased physical and psychological risks. The staff in the fitness center enter will work within the department and with other campus departments as necessary, to provide support for overexercisers so that they may continue participating at the facility safely. Action will be taken on a case-by-case basis, to include calling on medical professional when appropriate.

Personal Belongings

All personal belongings to include bags, backpacks, jacktets, etc. must be secured in a locker and are not allowed in the exercise areas. Colorado College is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Personal Trainers

The use of contracted personal trainers is not allowed in the facility.

Skateboards/Bicycles/Scooters/Hoverboards

Skateboards, bicycles, and/or scooters are to be stored in their designated areas near the reception desks and are not be used or carried through the facility. U-locks are available at the north reception desk for check out to secure bicycles to the racks outside the fitness center. Hoverboards are not permitted to be brought into the facility.

Squash/Racquetball/Tennis Court Usage

Use of the squash, racquetball, and/or tennis courts is on a first-come, first-served basis. Patrons must provide their own equipment and observe the same hours as the fitness center. Limited equipment is available to rent at the front desk.

Strength Floor Etiquette

When using the strength equipment, patrons must be dressed in workout attire, water must be kept in non-breakable containers, and personal belongings must be secured in a locker at all times. Dumbbells, fixed barbells, and metal plates should not be dropped at any time and must be re-racked after use. Only the bumper plates are permitted to be dropped on the platforms. If chalk is used, it is the responsibility of the patron to clean up after themselves. Strength or fitness equipment may not be removed from the facility.

Use of Facility

Use of the fitness center is a privilege granted to members of the Colorado College community. It is expected that all patrons treat the facility, equipment, staff, and other patrons in a respectful manner at all times. Abusive or inappropriate behavior and/or language will not be tolerated and may be grounds for the suspension or revocation of facility access privileges.

Workout Attire

Workout attire should be worn when using the facility. Clothing may not display any offensive language and/or symbols. Athletic shoes are preferred when using the equipment or utilizing the rec gym. Neither open-toed shoes nor sandals are permitted to be worn while working out. 

Report an issue - Last updated: 10/19/2021

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CHRIS STARR
Director of Recreation & Fitness Center
719-389-6767


WES KOSEL

Assistant Director - Fitness Center
719-389-6112
wkosel@coloradocollege.edu

CHRISTINA LORETE
Campus Rec Athletic Trainer
719-389-6891
clorete@coloradocollege.edu


ADAM F. PRESS FITNESS CENTER
North Desk
719-389-6315
South Desk
719-389-6335