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Code of Conduct 

The following Code of Conduct applies to all who use Massey Sport and Recreation and must be adhered to at all times. Failure to comply may result in the suspension or loss of membership/access to the facilities.


  1. Users must have a valid Massey University or membership pass to enter the facilities.
  2. Members may NOT loan their ID card to another user for entry into the facilities. This action will result in the member card being confiscated and membership cancelled.
  3. All non-members MUST pay a casual entry fee, as well as filling out the appropriate paperwork before entering any of the facilities. The casual entry fee is valid for the day it is issued and it is not transferable. Entry to facilities must be through the main access doors.
  4. Child access: Children under 15 years of age may not use the Fitness Centres.
  5. Photography: The taking of photographs inside any of the facilities, including the use of cameras on Smart Phones, is prohibited without the express permission of Management. All subjects must be aware and give their permission to be photographed and approve the intended use of any photos.
  6. Animals: Are not allowed in the building with the exception of those assisting individuals with disabilities.
  7. Bicycles, roller blades, and skate boards: Are not allowed in the building. Bicycles are not to be locked, chained, or attached in any way to the building structure or handrails. In such circumstances, security will be notified and bicycles will be removed. Bicycles can be parked and chained in the bicycle racks outside the front entrance of the Recreation Centre or Sport & Rugby Institute.
  8. Fighting or Aggressive Behaviour: We have zero tolerance for violence or intimidation of any sort. Any physical abuse of any person or conduct which threatens or endangers the health and safety of any member of the University will result in immediate removal and disciplinary actions.
  9. Food and Drink: Will only be allowed in the lobby and hallways. All other areas are for exercise and recreational activity.
  10. Alcohol: Is not allowed in the facilities in an open or closed container. Possession of alcohol will result in the individual/s being asked to leave the building. Security and the police will be notified if the person/s refuse to remove themselves and the alcohol.
  11. Promotions and Displays: The building supervisor or manager is responsible for all posters, flyers, signs etc. You must get approval from the Team Leader Client Services or gym manager before posting anything on any of the Noticeboards. Displays may only be posted on approved bulletin boards. They may not be attached to the building walls (interior or exterior), doors, windows, rails, or any other painted surface. We retain the right to limit the number, location, and duration of posting.
  12. Theft: Theft should be reported immediately to reception staff who will file and incident report with security. Patrons are responsible for any equipment they may checked out from the front desk. In the event of theft or loss of equipment, the ID card of the responsible party will be held until the items are located or replaced.
  13. Personal property: We assume no responsibility for personal items. All patrons are encouraged to secure their own possessions.
  14. Vandalism: Vandalism is interpreted as the wilful or malicious destruction or defacement of University property. We have zero tolerance to any damage caused by vandalism.
  15. Sexual discrimination: We support the University sexual discrimination policies and procedures.

Fitness Centre

  1. Users are responsible for their own safety and the safety of others. Please act responsibly.
  2. Shirt and athletic shoes must be worn at all times. Jeans are not permitted.
  3. Use sweat towels to keep equipment dry. Wipe equipment after use using the sanitiser and paper towels provided.
  4. Slamming or dropping weight stacks or free weights is prohibited.
  5. Spotters are strongly recommended for all free weight workouts.
  6. Participants must use collars on all Olympic and curl bars.
  7. For the safety and wellbeing of other members, it is expected that all gym equipment, including weight plates, be put away after use. A tidy gym is a safe gym.
  8. Leave bags and coats in the changing rooms or on storage shelves.
  9. There is a 20 minute limit on all cardiovascular machines when we are busy or there are people waiting for machines.
  10. The use of chalk within the Sport & Rugby Institute Fitness Centre is prohibited. Members that wish to use chalk must only do so in the downstairs heavy weights room. It is expected that every surface that comes into contact with the users' chalk is cleaned thoroughly after use. This includes all bars, plates, and floors. Failure to do so can result in chalk being prohibited within the entire facility.
  11. All members must be aware that excessive noise will not be tolerated within the Sport & Rugby Institute. The Sport & Rugby Institute is a multi-purpose facility that hosts conferences concurrently. Members are asked to maintain an appropriate level of noise that will not interfere with other activities within the Sport & Rugby Institute. This includes, and is not limited to: loud playing of music within the Fitness Centre, the slamming and dropping or weights or equipment, and loud behaviour including shouting and yelling.

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