Fitness Center Rules

The use of the fitness center is a privilege for UMES Faculty, Staff & Students.  The rules are to ensure your SAFETY and a productive, enjoyable workout environment.

  • Proof of Student ID, a scheduled appointment, and appropriate exercise attire is required to use fitness facility.
  • Multiple appointments per day is prohibited.
  • Please be respectful and courteous of others.
  • No Personal Training in the fitness center.
  • No swearing or abusive language.
  • Wear proper attire. “No Jeans or Jean shorts,” no sandals, no slides, no Crocs, no Uggs, no Yeezy slides or slip-ons.
  • No jackets, coats, shirts, keys or bags on the fitness floor.
  • Please dress appropriately. “No underwear display.”
  • Pick up your towels, water bottles, newspapers etc.
  • No loud music from personal Bluetooth speakers in the fitness center. Only personal headphones or earbuds.
  • No basketballs on the fitness floor.
  • Do not hold up equipment.
  • Allow others to work in, or take turns.
  • During peak hours limit your time on treadmills, cross trainers, row machines, stationary bikes, etc. to 20-30 minutes.
  • Wipe down equipment after each use.
  • Re-rack dumbbells and Olympic plates after each use.
  • Please do not drop free-weights.
  • Please do not drop dumbbells.
  • Do not put dumbbells on benches.
  • No food or beverages on fitness floor. (except water)
  • Female students must wear supportive tops.

Tawes Health and Wellness Center and staff are not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please leave all personal valuables in a safe place.

The Health & Wellness Center has a ZERO TOLERANCE in issues involving sexual harassments, derogatory remarks to anyone including, but not limited to, the faculty, staff personnel, and students.

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