Fitness Center Guidelines

Admittance to the Fitness Center (FC) is by WarriorOne card only. Students and other individuals without cards will not be admitted.

Basic Admission Philosophy and Waiver Policy

The Lewis-Clark State College Fitness Center (the "FC") was constructed to serve as a recreational facility for the benefit of Lewis-Clark State College students, faculty, and staff. Equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, it is designed to serve the needs of Physical Education students, athletes, and the campus community in general.

It is not intended to serve the needs of the general public as the community is well served with commercial recreational fitness establishments and LC State is cognizant of the need to avoid competition with private vendors in this arena. Due to issues of liability for injury, children under the age of 18 will not be allowed access to the facility except for scheduled classes and as registered LC State students. Certain other past and present members of the campus community may be provided access via paid membership as provided in the Admission Policy Statement, below. All authorized users are required to complete a Fitness Center Waiver (form available on WarriorWeb as well as at the FC) prior to using the facility. The Waiver is available on WarriorWeb and at the Fitness Center. All non-student or non-faculty/staff patrons who are required to pay for a membership as outlined below, will fill out the waiver form at the time of membership payment at the information desk in the Student Union Building/Center for Student Leadership.  These hard copies will be scanned and emailed to [email protected].

Admission Policy Statement

The following potential users have been identified for consideration for admission to the FC. Where admission is denied, a brief justification is provided.  [Note: All individuals in any of the categories listed below are required to sign a Fitness Center Waiver, found on the WarriorWeb, prior to using the facility.]

Full-time students - Admission granted without charge for all full-time students who have an active Student ID Card.

Part-time students - Admission granted without charge for part-time students registered for one or more credits with an active Student ID Card. Students attending non-credit courses are not eligible.

Summer School students - Summer School students attending for credit will be granted admission to the FC, with a Student ID Card. Students who attended in the Fall/Spring or Spring only will have access to the FC throughout the summer.

Full-time faculty and staff - Admission granted without charge for all faculty and staff who have an active employee identification card.

Part-time faculty and staff - Admission granted without charge for part-time faculty and staff who have an active employee identification card. This benefit is also provided to irregular help staff during the term of their employment.

Faculty/Staff emeritus - Admission granted without charge for all faculty and staff who have an
active employee identification card through emeritus status. Spouses are eligible to purchase
membership to the FC. A one-year membership may be purchased for $100.

Alumni- (FC definition) Students who have graduated from or have completed at least 24 credits at LC State are eligible to purchase a membership to the FC. A one-year membership may be purchased for $100. Spouses of alumni can also purchase a one-year membership for $100.

Spouses of students, faculty, staff, and retirees- Spouses of students, faculty, staff, and retirees are eligible to purchase membership to the FC. A one-year membership may be purchased for $100.

College affiliates - Employees of College affiliates (e.g., Sodexo) are eligible to purchase membership to the FC. A one-year membership may be purchased for $100.

General Public and Friends of the College - The General Public, Donors, Foundation Board Members and other friends of the College are not eligible to use the FC. If access were provided to college donors it would potentially jeopardize the tax deductibility of their contributions.


All policies subject to posted amendments.

Assumption of risk
Participation in the FC is voluntary. Each individual participant or spectator acknowledges the risk and hazards directly or indirectly involved in participation and use. These risks include, but are not limited to the risk of serious bodily injury as well as death. Should an accident, injury or related incident occur, contact the FC staff immediately.

Cardio & Weight Machines

  • At peak times, limit use to 30 minutes or less.
  • Wipe down equipment after use (spray cleaner on rag, not equipment).
  • Television stations in the cardio cinema are changed upon request by the FC staff only. Provided that others are not watching the current program.

Occasional short closures of the facility or specific space may occur due to maintenance schedules, special programs, safety issues or other unforeseen circumstances.

Please check the website for up-to-date schedules.

All patrons must swipe campus ID card in at the FC entrance prior to accessing the facility. Patrons shall respect the rights of others and display acceptable and appropriate behavior while using the FC. This includes but is not limited to inappropriate or profane language, inappropriate contact, and inappropriate gestures.

Dress Code
Exercise attire and footwear are required. Shoes must be non-marking, closed toe, and closed heel
(no sandals, flip-flops, or boots). Footwear must be clean (not muddy or dirty). Tops/shirts are
required to ensure patrons safety and provide a clean environment. Shorts must be below

Drink and Food
No food or drinks are allowed in the FC. Exception for plain bottled water only.

Free Weights

  • Lifting belts and spotters are recommended for heavy lifts.
  • FC staff are not allowed to spot.
  • Allow others to work through.
  • Re-rack weights and dumbbells.
  • Secure weights with safety locks and pins.
  • Do not drop weights and dumbbells: exception for bumper plates only.
  • Altering equipment from original design is prohibited.
  • Equipment must be wiped down after each use.

Personal Items
All personal belongings should be locked and secured at all times. Loose items such as clothes, backpacks, etc., must be stored appropriately and kept off activity floors. Open lockers are available. Contact the Intramural desk for information. The FC is not responsible for lost or stolen property.

Personal photography or videotaping is not allowed. Please contact Athletics for more information.

Recording images either by photography, video or digitally without knowledge of the individual being recorded is prohibited.

Private Use
FC facilities may not be used for private or commercial purposes unless such activities are approved by Athletics. Examples of prohibited activities include but are not limited to: personal training, private instruction, sales, advertising and related promotional activities.

Policy Violations
Misuse or abuse of membership and/or facilities or violating FC policies may lead to temporary or permanent loss of access privileges. The offending party may be removed from the facility. LC State reserves the right to suspend and individual temporarily or permanently, for failure to comply with policies.

Campus policy prohibits the use of tobacco on campus, this includes cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and chewing tobacco.