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Informal Recreation Policies

Participants are expected to follow all UREC Policies and University Policies.

COURTYARDS (EAST & WEST)

  • Priority is given to those prior approved reservations; all other use is on a first come basis. If you have a confirmed reservation, please check in at the Welcome Center in the front of the building (Entrance H).
  • Drop-in use is intended for JMU students, faculty, and staff. Unauthorized use or activity is strictly prohibited.
  • Alcohol, skateboards, tobacco products, glass, open flames, and pets are not permitted inside at this facility.
  • Alcohol is only permitted for ABC licensed events
  • Use of the grill is by reservation only.
  • Dispose of all trash before leaving the courtyard and return any equipment to its original location.
  • Additional lawn games are available for check-out at the UREC Equipment Center.

MULTI-ACTIVITY CENTERS & SPORTS FORUMS

  • Closed-toe, non-marking athletic shoes must be worn at all times.
  • Hats are not permitted for safety reasons. Shirts must be worn at all times.
  • Keep the floor clear. Personal belongings must be kept in cubbies or lockers.
  • Dunking is permitted. No hanging on rims/nets.
  • While full-court games are in progress, spectators or those waiting to play may not shoot at the other basket.
  • During pick-up games, a team with two straight wins must release the court for two new teams to play when others are waiting. Games should be scored by 2’s and 3’s and conclude when a team reaches 22.
  • No spitting, intentionally creating health hazards, profane language, or physical altercations.
  • Only water or sport drinks in re-sealable sports bottles are permitted.  Food and other beverages must be consumed in the Atrium.
  • No chewing gum.

RACQUETBALL COURTS

  • Please check in at the Equipment Center prior to using courts.
  • Closed-toe, non-marking athletic shoes must be worn at all times.
  • The use of protective eyewear, racquet wrist straps and bumper guards is strongly recommended for racquet sport players.
  • Please refrain from marking the walls with shoes and/or racquets.
  • If assistance is needed with wallyball or other equipment, please contact UREC staff.
  • Please leave the court promptly at the conclusion of your reservation time.
  • Only water or sport drinks in re-sealable sports bottles are permitted. Food and other beverages must be consumed in the Atrium.
  • No chewing gum.

SQUASH COURT

  • Please check in at the Equipment Center prior to using courts.
  • Closed-toe, non-marking athletic shoes must be worn at all times.
  • The use of protective eyewear, racquet wrist straps and bumper guards is strongly recommended for racquet sport players.
  • Please refrain from marking the walls with shoes and/or racquets.
  • If assistance is needed, please contact UREC staff.
  • Please leave the court promptly at the conclusion of your reservation time.
  • Only water or sport drinks in re-sealable sports bottles are permitted. Food and other beverages must be consumed in the Atrium.
  • No chewing gum.

TRACKS

Walking Track Distance: 9.75 laps per mile
Running Track Distance: 6 laps per mile

  • Travel in direction indicated on overhead sign.
  • Closed-toe athletic shoes must be worn at all times.
  • Keep the floor clear. Personal belongings must be kept in lockers.
  • Slower joggers/walkers please stay to the inside and allow for passing on the outside.
  • Spectators may not stand or block lanes during regular operations.
  • Only water or sport drinks in re-sealable sports bottles are permitted.  Food and other beverages must be consumed in the Atrium.
  • No chewing gum.