Broward Outdoor Recreation Facility Policies

Broward Outdoor Recreation Complex Policies

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General Policies

  1. In accordance with the University's Tobacco-Free policy, the use of any tobacco products is prohibited.
  2. Food and drinks are not allowed on any of the playing surfaces, with the exception of non-glass bottles containing only water. Coolers will be subject to inspection at any time.
  3. Mopeds, bicycles (except BMX), and electric scooters are not allowed inside the complex.
  4. Skateboards and rollerblades are only allowed in the skate park area and the roller hockey rink.  BMX bikes are only allowed in the skate park area
  5. Pets, with the exception of service animals, are not allowed.
  6. Photographic devices may not be used in the restrooms.
  7. Personal radios are not allowed in the Broward Outdoor Recreation Complex area unless used with headphones.
  8. Warming up or playing outside the designated area is not allowed.
  9. Disorderly conduct, abuse of the facility, equipment, or staff and/or disregard for the complex policies will result in immediate dismissal from the facility. Additional sanctions may include: disciplinary action, reimbursement for damages, and/or potential suspension from the facilities and programs.
  10. A user asked to leave by the staff will not be refunded any paid charges.
  11. Warning: Use of Broward Outdoor Recreation Complex may expose the user to serious injury or death, including, but not limited to, broken bones or paralysis. Use of Broward Outdoor Recreation Complex is at your own risk. Know your own abilities and limitations.

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Guest and Spectator Policies

  1. Persons wishing to be a guest must purchase a $10 single use guest pass for access to the Broward Outdoor Recreation Complex.
  2. All guests must be sponsored and accompanied by a University of Florida student, faculty, or staff.
  3. Guests must be at least 18 years old.
  4. To gain access to the Broward Outdoor Recreation Complex, guests must check-in with a single use guest pass, and an accompanying sponsor.
  5. Sponsors are responsible for the conduct and actions of their guests.
  6. Guests are not eligible to check out equipment, reserve courts, participate in intramural sports, and/or sport clubs.
  7. Individuals seeking access to the recreation and fitness centers may not solicit members to sponsor them as a guest.
  8. Recreational Sports reserves the right to refuse access to any guest.
  9. Spectators will only be allowed during intramural and special events.
    1. Spectators must check in at the gatehouse and be accompanied by an authorized user.
    2. Spectators are not allowed in the activity areas.
    3. Spectators must leave immediately following the contest.

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Roller Rink

  1. A helmet is required during open skate.
  2. Hockey equipment is not allowed on the rink during open skate.
  3. A helmet, elbow pads, gloves designed for hockey and knee and shin protection designed for hockey are required during all roller hockey activities.
  4. Goalie equipment is required for a player in the goalie box.
  5. This includes: Blocker glove, leg guards, helmet with strap, full face mask with chin cup, chest protector, catching glove and padded hockey pants.
  6. Internal mouth protection and protective cup or pelvic protector are recommended.
  7. Headphones are only permitted during open skate.
  8. Individuals who are not wearing the required equipment will be required to leave the rink.
  9. The roller hockey rink will have separate designated times for rink soccer and free skate. Both activities will not be allowed simultaneously
    1. If the SCHEDULED activity has no users, the alternate activity may take place until participants who desire the SCHEDULED activity request to use the facility.

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Basketball Courts

  1. Dunking is allowed.
  2. Hanging on the rim is not allowed.

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Skate Park

  1. Skateboarders and BMX riders are required to properly wear a helmet at all times.
  2. Inline skaters are required to properly wear a helmet, kneepads and wrist guards at all times.
  3. Headphones are not allowed.
  4. Individuals who are not wearing the required equipment will be required to leave the skate park.
  5. No riding against traffic on pipes or rails.
  6. Do not proceed down ramp until it is clear of other riders.
  7. Modifications to the existing features and/or additions of ramps, jumps, or obstacles are not allowed. .
  8. The skate park will have separate designated times for skateboarders and BMX riders. Both activities will not be allowed simultaneously.
    1. If the SCHEDULED activity has no users, the alternate activity may take place until participants who desire the SCHEDULED activity request to use the facility.

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Equipment Checkout

  1. Only University of Florida students, faculty, staff or their spouses/partners may checkout equipment.
  2. To check in/out equipment for outdoor use you must present your Gator 1 Card.
  3. All equipment must be returned by closing time on the same day it is checked out.
  4. If the equipment is not returned by closing time, it will be considered lost or stolen and the individual will be charged the retail replacement cost.
    1. Abusive use of equipment will not be tolerated. Users will be charged retail replacement cost for damaged equipment.
  5. Equipment is checked out on a first come, first served basis and may not be reserved.

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