Policies

  1. Mercer students and full time, benefit eligible faculty and staff, are allowed to use the Fitness Center.  All users are required to have a current Mercer Bear Card (I.D.). Spouses, and dependents (ages 16-26) of full time, benefit eligible faculty and staff, may use the Fitness Center with a University issued membership card.  Part - time faculty and staff, as well as spouses of students, may purchase a membership for a cost of $144.00 per year.  Guests are NOT allowed in the Fitness Center.
  2. Food and beverages are not allowed in the workout area. Water is allowed only in plastic, resealable containers.
  3. Shirts and appropriate footwear must be worn at all times. Open-toed shoes of any kind and cut-offs are not allowed.
  4. Profane or indecent language and/or behavior are not allowed. Any conduct deemed offensive, potentially harmful, dangerous or abusive will not be tolerated.
  5. Participants are expected to use equipment properly for its intended purpose.
  6. Participants should not occupy a weight station for an extended period of time. Users should allow those waiting for machines to work into their rotation.
  7. Users are required to have a towel at all times and wipe down equipment after use.
  8. All equipment and weights must be returned to the proper storage racks. Do not drop weights or prop weights up against walls, pillars or benches.
  9. All weight room equipment must remain in the weight room.
  10. All participants must be at least 16 years of age.
  11. The Fitness Center is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  12. The Fitness Center is operated on an open-recreation concept. Therefore, team/group workouts are not permitted.
  13. Personal trainers not employed by the University are not permitted to work in the Fitness Center.
  14. Participants must respect the authority of the Fitness Center staff members and follow their instructions accordingly.
  15. Failure to abide by any of the Fitness Center rules may result in loss of facility use privileges.