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Jamesville – DeWitt High School Fitness Center
Is open Monday – Friday during the school year 3:00pm to 5:00pm for supervised students and staff.
 
Protocols for Staff
  1. No student or staff member can use the fitness center unless it is opened and directly supervised by a member of the Fitness Center Management Team. (TRAINED SUPERVISOR, COACH, PE TEACHER)
  2. All member of the Fitness Center Management Team must go through a training session that will orient them to the use of all equipment and the protocols for use of the room.
  3. In order to open the fitness center the person in charge must be CPR/AED certified.
  4. All users of the fitness center must go through an orientation session given by a member of the management team before using the facility. This orientation will cover the use of the equipment and the rules for use of the room.
  5. Strictly enforce all rules for use of the room.
  6. Communicate to the Director of PE any students asked to leave the center for repeated abuse of the rules.
  7. Supervisors upon closing the room after each use must:
    1. Turn off and lock up the stereo system
    2. Turn off the TV and lock up the remote control unit
    3. Wipe down all equipment that has been used
    4. Make sure all free weights have been returned to the weight trees
    5. Make sure the room is clean
    6. Fill out a maintenance work order for any equipment in need of repair and send it to the Dir. of PE
    7. Turn out all lights
    8. Lock all doors
  8. Coaches that want to bring entire teams into the center should arrange the time in advance with the supervisor that is working that day.
  9. When the spray bottle is empty refill it with one inch of cleaner from the cabinet and the rest with water.
Rules for Users of the Fitness Center
  1. All first-time users must go through an orientation session given by a member of the Fitness Center Management Team.
  2. All users must take care of the equipment. Abusers will be warned then banned from use if the behavior is repeated.
  3. All users must wear proper attire: sneakers, sweats or gym shorts without rear pockets or belts tee shirts or sweat shirts without large exposed zippers (rear pockets can contain items that tear the upholstery as can belt buckles and large zippers).
  4. No gym bags or knapsacks can come into the fitness center (often used to steal equipment).
  5. All athletic equipment should be left outside (baseball bats, lacrosse sticks, football helmets, etc).
  6. Users cannot carry pencils, pens, or any item that can tear upholstery.
  7. No horseplay or loitering. Users must be there for a fitness workout.
  8. Music and TV sound must be kept at a reasonable level.
  9. There is a 30 minute limit on use of the aerobic machines if someone else is signed up for use of the machine.
  10. After use each person is responsible for wiping down the machine with the paper towels and antiseptic provided in the wall dispensers.
  11. The adjoining Wellness Computer Lab/PE Storage Room must be kept locked and is off limits unless a physical education or health education teacher is present.
  12. Plastic bottles containing water with capped tops are permitted but no other beverages other than water are permitted. No food of any kind.
  13. No balls of any kind including medicine balls should be thrown in the fitness center. Medicine balls can be used in the hallway OR outside of the center.
EXPECTATIONS WHILE USING THE FITNESS CENTER
  1. KEEP THE FACILITY CLEAN AND ORDERLY
    1. RACK THE WEIGHTS WHEN DONE BY COLOR AND SIZE
    2. WIPE DOWN THE MACHINES WITH TOWLES AND ANTISEPTIC
    3. WEAR PROPER ATTIRE
      1. CLEAN SNEAKERS – IF YOU ARE COMING IN FROM OUTSIDE CHANGE YOUR SHOES IF DIRTY.
      2. PROPER SHORTS OR SWEATPANTS – WITHOUT REAR POCKETS OR BELTS.  SHARP OBJECTS IN POCKETS WILL TEAR THE LEATHER ON THE MACHINES.
  2. SUPERVISION AND ORIENTATION
    1. ALL FIRST TIME USERS MUST GO THROUGH AN ORIENTATION SESSION
    2. THE ROOM IS OPEN TO ALL SUPERVISED JD STUDENTS AND STAFF.  NO ONE SHOULD EVER BE EXERICISING IN THE ROOM ALONE.
  3. USERS ARE HERE FOR A FITNESS WORK OUT.
    1. NO HORSEPLAY OR LOITERING
    2. MUSIC/TV IS AT A REASONABLE LEVEL
    3. 30 MINUTE LIMIT ON AEROBIC MACHINES WHEN OTHER PEOPLE ARE WAITING.
 
YOGA MATS
  1. KEEP THE YOGA MATS CLEAN AND ORDERLY
  2. ROLL UP THE MATS AND PUT THEM AWAY WHEN YOU ARE DONE
  3. NO SHOES ALLOWED ON THE MATS
RACK FREE WEIGHTS BY  SIZE AND COLOR

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Dr. Peter Smith, Superintendent

P.O. Box 606
DeWitt, NY 13214

Phone: (315) 445-8300
www.jamesvilledewitt.org


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