Date: Friday, July 20, 2018 12:00 am
Categories: Events*
The Down Syndrome World Swimming Championships (DSWSC) will be hosted in Truro/Colchester from July 20 - 26, and will feature over 200 swimmers representing approximately 25 Countries over this international competition. If you are a participant or supporter, click here for more information.

Locker Rooms

For the privacy of our patrons, the use of cell phones, cameras, and recording devices is strictly prohibited in all locker rooms

  • All personal items should be stored in a secured locker
  • Lockers are available for day use only unless reserved annually at our Welcome Desk (subject to availability)
  • Unauthorized locks may be cut and items removed nightly
  • Equipment such as hand dryers and bathing suit dryers should be used for their intended purposes only
  • Please report equipment malfunction or damage to Welcome Desk
  • Please be mindful of others; the RECC is a “scent aware” facility
  • Outdoor footwear is not permitted in the Fitness Centre or on the pool deck
  • No food or drink, with the exception of water bottles, is permitted in the Fitness Centre or on the pool deck
  • Please turn in any found items at the Welcome Desk
  • Proper swim attire is required in the pool. Cut off shorts, underwear, and loose fitting clothing are not permitted
  • Anyone not toilet trained must wear water resistant swimwear. Cloth or disposable diapers are not permitted
THE RECC WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN PERSONAL ITEMS

PLEASE NOTE:
  • Preschool males (5 yrs & under) are permitted in the female locker room when accompanied by their female parent/guardian
  • Preschool females (5 yrs & under) are permitted in the male locker room when accompanied by their male parent/guardian
  • Parents accompanying their opposite gender children 6 yrs and older MUST use the Family Locker Room
  • The Family Locker Room is primarily for parents with young children

Athletic Development Centre

** A VALID MEMBERSHIP, DAY PASS, OR RESERVATION IS REQUIRED FOR USE OF THIS AREA

  • Youth under 16 are not permitted in the ADC unless accompanied by a fitness trainer/coach or with written approval from the Fitness Manager (orientation or proof of equipment knowledge is required)
PLEASE NOTE:
  • All RECC members are permitted access to the ADC unless RECC programming or private bookings are scheduled
  • Non-Members may use the ADC with the purchase of a day pass
  • All Drop-In Users and Members must read the RECC General Liability Waiver and sign the drop in sheet located in the ADC
  • Ensure proper safety techniques are employed when using equipment
  • Weights are to be returned to the rack after use
  • Do not drop the weights
  • Spray and wipe equipment when finished
  • Appropriate attire is required (shirts are mandatory at all times)
  • No outside footwear, sandals or bare feet
  • Foul language is not permitted
  • Food is not permitted
  • Improper use of equipment and/or damage may result in removal of privileges
  • Please turn in any found items to the Welcome Desk
THE RECC WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN PERSONAL ITEMS

Climbing Wall

** A VALID MEMBERSHIP, DAY PASS, OR A RESERVATION IS REQUIRED FOR USE OF THIS AREA
Please check in with Climbing Wall Staff¬ before climbing; NO exceptions

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Youth 18 and under must have a parent/legal guardian read and complete a liability waiver prior to ANY climbing
  • Youth 15 and under must have a parent/legal guardian present to be allowed in the climbing area unless registered for a youth program
  • Children 3 and under may NOT use the Auto Belay
  • Only Auto-Belay is available during regular climbing hours; otherwise climber must have partner with B4U climb certification, or purchase of “Hire-A- Belayer”
  • Staff¬ reserve the right to limit/restrict the number of persons in the climbing zone
  • Appropriate shoes and clothing must be worn; Outside shoes and bare feet are not permitted
  • Shirts must be worn at all times
  • Individuals not following guidelines may lose Climbing Wall privileges
  • Parents/guardians are responsible to enforce appropriate behaviour and ensure their children’s safety
  • No food or drink, with the exception of water bottles, is allowed in the climbing zone
  • Patrons who are suspected to be under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs will be prohibited from entering the climbing zone
  • All equipment must be returned to proper storage following use
  • Please turn in any found items at the Welcome Desk
** ALL CLIMBERS MUST USE CLIMBING EQUIPMENT & PRACTICES APPROVED BY THE CLIMBING WALL STAFF
THE RECC WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN PERSONAL ITEMS

Arena & Dressing Rooms

** ALL YOUTH AGES 15 AND UNDER ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE ADULT SUPERVISION DURING DRESSING ROOM USE
** NO REGULAR FOOTWEAR ON THE ICE SURFACE; SKATES MANDATORY

ARENA (SKATING)

  • Helmets are recommended for all ages
  • Youth 12 and under MUST wear a helmet on the ice (complimentary helmets available)
  • Youth 7-14 are only permitted on the ice with parental supervision unless registered with a supervised youth program
  • Youth 6 and under must have a parent/guardian within arms’ length at all times while skating
  • No one permitted on ice during resurfacing; Zamboni doors must be closed before anyone may return to the ice
  • Use of skate aids is permitted, but no chairs may be used on the ice
ARENA DRESSING ROOMS
  • Organizations and groups renting ice will be held responsible for their members and guests
  • Users will be held responsible for any stolen items and/or damage to the dressing rooms
  • Dressing room door must be locked when leaving the room unattended
  • Only authorized groups will be allowed dressing room access
  • Any individual found in a dressing room who is not associated with that group will be trespassing
  • Users are responsible for light cleaning of the dressing room before leaving, including all tape, garbage, and showers
  • Smoking, chewing tobacco, hookahs, and e-cigarettes are prohibited in all areas of RECC property
  • Chewing and spitting sunflower seeds is prohibited in the RECC
  • No outside alcoholic beverages are permitted to be brought into the facility
  • Please turn in any found items at the Welcome Desk
INDIVIDUALS NOT FOLLOWING THESE GUIDELINES MAY LOSE THEIR ARENA PRIVILEGES
THE RECC WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN PERSONAL ITEMS

Child-Minding

** THERE IS A 1.5 HOUR TIME LIMIT PER VISIT
Pre-Registration is required 24 hours in advance for babies ages 6 weeks to 1 year

RECOMMENDED MINIMUM AGE: 6 weeks; MAXIMUM AGE: 12 years
MAXIMUM CAPACITY: 6 children for 1 staff; 12 children for 2 staff

  • Pre-registration time slots are available during scheduled times for children under 12 months of age;
  • Registration is available at the Welcome Desk 24 hours in advance
PARENTS/GUARDIANS MUST SIGN EACH CHILD IN UPON ENTRANCE TO THE CHILD-MINDING SPACE
  • All payments for Child-Minding services must be made at the Welcome Desk prior to entry
  • Child Enrollment forms must be completed prior to use of Child-Minding services
  • Allergies or medical conditions must be clearly outlined on the enrollment form
  • All parents must present a ticket to the Child-Minding Associate
  • When pre-registered, there is a 15 minute grace period for arrivals; late arrivals will be considered a “no-show” after 15 minutes and the remainder of the time slot will be given to the next waiting parent
  • Children displaying signs of sickness (i.e. coughing, diarrhea, vomiting, unexplained rash, runny nose) will not be admitted to the Child-Minding space
  • Parents/Guardians must indicate which area of the RECC they will be using and remain onsite at all times
  • Parents/Guardians will be notified to come immediately if a child is in distress for more than 10 minutes
  • Snacks are permitted, but are only to be eaten in the designated eating area
  • Glass containers are not permitted in the Child-Minding space
  • RECC will post notices and alert patrons at the Welcome Desk when Child-Minding services are full to capacity
  • Child-Minding services will not be o¬ffered on holidays
PARENTS/GUARDIANS MUST SIGN EACH CHILD OUT UPON EXITING THE CHILD-MINDING SPACE

Sauna

** FOR USE BY PERSONS AGED 14 AND OLDER; NO EXCEPTIONS!
** This Is A DRY Sauna. Please DO NOT Put Water On The Rocks.

  • This is a co-ed sauna; Appropriate clothing must be worn at all times
  • Please shower before using the pool after sauna use
Consult a physician before using sauna if you have/suspect any of the following health concerns:
- high or low blood pressure
- pregnancy
- heart disease
- diabetes
- use of prescription or recreational drugs
- other medical conditions
  • Exit the sauna immediately if feeling faint or dizzy AND alert pool staff¬
  • Drink water to hydrate before, during, and after sauna use
  • Please turn in any found items at the Welcome Desk
THE RECC WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN PERSONAL ITEMS
SAUNA TEMPERATURES WILL NOT EXCEED 90°C
SAUNA TIMER AND TEMPERATURE ARE CONTROLLED AND MONITORED BY LIFEGUARD STAFF

Swimming Pool

** ALL PATRONS MUST SHOWER THOROUGHLY BEFORE ENTERING THE POOL
** NO RUNNING ON DECK; NO ELECTRONICS (CAMERA, PHONE, ETC) ON DECK

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Children 11 and under must have an adult remain onsite within close proximity to the pool
  • Children 7 and under must have an adult within arm’s length at all times while in the pool
  • Lifeguards are Pool Authorities; follow their directions at all times
  • Only one person permitted on the diving board or slide at a time
  • Slide users must be 48” tall
  • Feet first at all times on the slide
  • Diving is permitted o¬ the pool deck in the deep end of the competitive pool only
  • No use of a lifejacket on the big diving board
  • No running on diving boards
  • No swimming under or hanging on the diving boards when they are in use
  • Maximum of 4 persons in one lane for lane swimming
  • No roughhousing
  • Please turn in any found items at the Welcome Desk
THE RECC WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN PERSONAL ITEMS

Turf-Fit Zone

** A VALID MEMBERSHIP, ACCESS PASS, OR RESERVATION IS REQUIRED FOR USE OF THIS AREA
Exclusive use of the Turf-Fit Zone and equipment requires a reservation
Please contact our Welcome Desk to reserve the Turf-Fit Zone
**CLEATS AND OUTSIDE FOOTWEAR ARE NOT PERMITTED ON THE TURF OR TRACK

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Youth age 13-15 may access the Turf-Fit Zone once successfully completing a Fit Start Orientation
  • Youth age 12 and under are only permitted in the Turf-Fit Zone with parental/coach supervision
  • Youth under the age of 12 ARE NOT permitted on the Turf-Fit Zone unless registered with a supervised youth program
  • Please be mindful of Track/TFZ program schedule prior to use
  • Please give right of way to Track users while using and exiting the turf area
  • Proper safety techniques must be employed when using equipment
  • Equipment must be returned to proper location after use
  • Improper use of equipment and/or damage may result in loss of privileges
  • Foul language is not permitted
THE RECC WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN PERSONAL ITEMS

Track/Arena

** PLEASE DO NOT LEAN ON THE RAIL OR OBSTRUCT THE WALKING/RUNNING LANES

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Youth 13 and older may use the track independently
  • Youth 12 and under must have adult supervision at all times
We ask everyone to follow these basic etiquette guidelines:
  • Be mindful of the Arena/Track schedule and Track directional signage
  • Glass containers are not permitted in any area of the Arena/Track
  • Parents/guardians are responsible to enforce appropriate behaviour and ensure their children’s safety
  • Be courteous to other users and visitors and responsive to Arena/Track policies
  • Wait for a stoppage in play before exiting or entering the bowl seating during events
  • Indoor shoes are required for Walking Track usage
  • Cleats are not permitted on the Track
  • No outside equipment is permitted on the Track (i.e. skipping ropes, weights, stability balls, etc.)
  • Please turn in any found items at the Welcome Desk
THE RECC WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN PERSONAL ITEMS

Fitness Centre

** ALL USERS MUST CHECK IN PRIOR TO ENTRY
** A class pass is required for group fitness program participation

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Patrons 16 and older may work out independently; a complimentary Fit Start Orientation is strongly encouraged
  • Youth 13-15 may work out independently once they have successfully completed a complimentary Fit Start Orientation (conditions apply)
  • Youth age 12 may work out with a parent once they have both successfully completed a complimentary Fit Start Orientation
  • Children under 12 ARE NOT permitted in the Fitness Centre on Group Exercise Studio unless registered for a supervised youth program
  • Youth 14 and older may attend all group exercise classes on their own
  • Youth age 13 may attend yoga, spin, boot-camp, and Zumba if accompanied by an adult
  • Personal items are not to be stored in the Fitness Centre; Please use designated cubbies or locker rooms
  • Appropriate attire is required; no bra tops, no cut-o¬ffs
  • Outside footwear, sandals, and bare feet are not permitted in the Fitness Centre or on the Track
  • Foul language is not permitted
  • Food is not permitted in the Fitness Centre
  • Proper safety techniques must be employed when using equipment
  • Weights are to be returned to rack after usage
  • Set weights down gently; Do not drop weights intentionally
  • All equipment and weights are to be sprayed and wiped down following use
  • Improper use of equipment may result in loss of privilege
  • Please turn in any found items at the Welcome Desk
  • CAMERA USE PROHIBITED
  • PHONE CALLS ARE NOT TO BE MADE OR TAKEN IN THE FITNESS CENTRE; Please step outside
THE RECC WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN PERSONAL ITEMS

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