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Parks and Recreation

Fitness Center Rules

  • All tennis and fitness patrons must check-in at the front desk
  • Children under age 13 are not permitted in the fitness center or free weight area. This includes strollers, baby carriers, and children sitting inside the fitness room while a parent or guardian exercises.
  • You must wear at all times rubber-soled shoes that cover the entire foot. For health and safety reasons, you may not wear sandals, work boots, or flip-flop type shoes.
  • Wear a shirt at all times. Bathing suits, jeans, and dress clothes are not permitted.
  • We do not allow food in the facility. We do allow closed, plastic beverage containers.
  • Be mindful of others. Share equipment.
  • Do not yell or use profanity.
  • We recommend using a spotter when lifting weights. The fitness room is not always supervised and you are exercising at your own risk.
  • Metro Parks is not responsible for personal belongings lost or stolen in the facility.
  • Please report any equipment problems to the front desk or fitness center attendant.
  • Headphones must be used with all personal music devices.
  • No spitting.
  • Practice good personal hygiene.
  • Be sure to fully insert pins in machine weight stacks.
  • Return weights to designated areas after use.
  • Wipe machines and equipment after use.
  • Avoid slamming and dropping of weights. It is costly and might cause injury.
  • Use equipment for its intended purpose.
  • No talking on cell phones.
  • Centennial Sportsplex staff are the only personal trainers permitted.

Parks Department Recommendations

  • Consult your physician before you begin any exercise or fitness program.
  • Drink plenty of water before, during, and after your exercise session.
  • If you experience any pain, discomfort or dizziness, stop exercising immediately and notify a staff member.

Cardio Area Rules

  • Limit use of cardio equipment to 30 minutes when others are waiting for machines.
  • Wipe equipment after use.

Locker Room Rules

  • Place all personal belongings in lockers. Do not leave valuables out and unattended.
  • Place used towels in the appropriate bins.
  • Do not use cell phones in the locker rooms.

Track Rules

  • Track Direction:
    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday – Clockwise
    • Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday – Counterclockwise
  • Inside lanes 'slow.' This includes walkers and any exercise moving continuously around the track.
  • Outside lanes 'fast.' This Includes joggers and runners.
  • Pass safely and courteously. When passing participants, give enough distance before merging back into the lane.
  • Be considerate of walkers and runners.
  • No standing, horseplay, or taking up multiple lanes. Leave room for passing.
  • No food permitted., We do allow closed plastic beverage containers.
  • You must use headphones with all personal music devices.
  • Food and drinks are not allowed on the track, except for water.
  • You must wear at all times rubber-soled shoes that cover the entire foot. For health and safety reasons, you may not wear sandals, work boots, or flip-flop type shoes.
  • Wear a shirt at all times.