Policies & Procedures

Please see below for general policies regarding access, locker and equipment rentals, and facility usage.

Additional program policies are available on program specific pages as well.


  • In order to use the Campus Recreation Center, you must be a current member and possess a valid BuzzCard. A valid BuzzCard includes proper identification picture, name, and assigned access. Please refer to the full Campus Recreation Buzzcard Policy for more information.
  • Guest passes are REQUIRED for non-members wanting to use the facility. Current members can purchase a pass for a guest and must stay with the guest at all times. A member may sponsor two guests per day. Guests must present a photo-id to purchase a pass.
  • Persons age 18 or older who produce proof of current membership in a FINA/International Triathlon Union National Governing Body (e.g. USA Swimming or USA Triathlon) may purchase a daily pass to use the CRC.
  • All minors, 17 years or younger, must be accompanied by a current member at all times. There is no charge for bringing minors into the building, as long as the minor is of the same immediate family as the member.
  • All minors, 17 years or younger, are not permitted on the fitness floor.
  • All minors, 17 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • The CRC is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please be certain that your belongings are locked up while you use the facility to ensure safety.
  • There are locks on the first floor in the fitness center entrance. Please lock all items in day lockers, if you have not purchased a personal locker.
  • Patrons who forget their BuzzCard must stop by the Access desk at the CRC. CRC staff may permit access 2 times per semester by looking up the member to verify identity. On the 3rd and subsequent visits without their BuzzCard, the patron must pay the appropriate guest fee to access the facility to Member Services.

Locker Rentals

Expiration Information

  • All semester rentals (Fall, Spring, Summer) expire at closing time on the Friday of finals week.
  • Full Year rentals expire at closing time on the Friday of Finals week of the third semester

Terms and Conditions

  • CRC is not responsible for personal items left unattended in the locker rooms.
  • Renters will be sent an expiration reminder at least one week prior to expiration date, however it is the responsibility of the renter to keep track of locker expiration.
  • Member will be held responsible for any damages to the interior of the locker during the rental period.
  • Contents of locker must be removed prior to the contract expiration date.
  • Items left in the locker after expiration will be held for 30 days only, after which they will be disposed
  • A $5.00 fee applies to reclaim left items.
  • Members should retain a copy of this agreement for their records.
  • Prices are subject to change at the beginning of each semester

Game Room

  • Please do not sit on tables, or move any furniture from its current place.
  • Please report all malfunctions to the assistant at Equipment Issue 4 immediately.
  • All equipment for the Game Room is to be checked out from Equipment Issue 4.


Equipment Checkout

  • By checking out any equipment from Equipment Issue, you assume all responsibilities of returning the item in good condition or else a fine will be assessed.
  • Our assistants check-out all equipment before issuing; however, to prevent a wrongful charge please double check the equipment yourself and notify the assistant that there is a problem.
  • Patrons can request wheelchair accommodations by calling the CRC (Member Services) at 404-385-7529, emailing info@crc.gatech.edu, or stopping at the desk.

Roe Stamps Field

  • No tobacco products.
  • No gum.
  • No metal-spiked shoes at anytime.
  • No bicycles or skateboards.
  • No glass products.
  • No animals allowed on field.
  • This field is for Georgia Tech students, faculty and staff. All others without a permit will be asked to leave.
  • In the case of an emergency please contact the Georgia Tech Police at 404.894.2500.
  • For information regarding the rental of this field, please call 404.894.5438.

Racquetball/Wallyball Courts

  • Courts can be reserved one at a time, up to 48 hours in advance for one hour (on the hour).
  • You must claim your reserved court within 15 minutes of your hour reservation. Once the 15 minutes have passed, anyone may check out equipment and use the reserved court.

  • Please inspect all equipment during check out.

  • Only courts #1-4 are used for racquetball and wallyball.

  • Wrist straps must be worn at all times.

  • Protective eyewear is strongly recommended (Intramural Racquetball requires protective eyewear).

  • Appropriate footwear must be worn.

  • If you choose not to abide by these guidelines, you will be asked to exit the courts.

Squash Court

  • Court #5 is for squash play ONLY.
  • The same rules apply for squash courts as for racquetball (wallyball) courts.

Indoor Track

  • No wheels of any kind on the track.
  • Follow the directional signs as posted on the track.
  • Slower traffic should stay in the inside lanes (to the left).


Auxiliary Gym

  • The Auxiliary Gym can be used during the free times by anyone for any activity.
  • The court is first come first serve and can be occupied by a group for a one-hour time limit.
  • This is the only area used for skating in the CRC, as well as providing a space for hockey, soccer, dodgeball, and handball.

Fitness Center

The following rules and regulations have been instituted for your health and safety. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

1. All individuals exercise at their own risk. No person under the age of 18 may be in the Fitness Center. A physical performed by your family physician is recommended for those individuals who meet two or more of the following criteria: men over 45/Women over 55 years of age, diagnosed hypertension, blood pressure of 140/90, total cholesterol greater than 200mg/dl or HDL of 35 mg/dl or lower, smoke cigarettes, impaired fasting glucose, obesity, a family history of heart disease or a sedentary lifestyle.

2. Stop your workout and seek help immediately if you experience any injury including light-headedness, dizziness, nausea, or any other discomfort.

3. Proper training attire (specifically, athletic attire and shoes) must be worn at all times. Shirts must cover midsection at all times. We consider an athletic shoe to include a sole, have all the toes enclosed together and secure to the foot via laces or Velcro. The following is a list of attire strictly prohibited: a. Open-toed shoes b. Toe shoes/five finger shoes, boat shoes, crocs, canvas and "toms" type shoes c. Flip flops d. Dress shoes e. Boots f. Khaki material pants g. Swim trunks/board shorts h. Jeans i. Pants with zippers j. Pants with pockets/cargo pants k. Pants with rivets l. Sports bras without t-shirts and/or tops that do not cover the entire area from the top of the ribcage down to the top of the hips.

4. No chewing gum, tobacco products (including e-cigarettes), open-drinks or food allowed. Beverages are only permitted if contained in a plastic sports bottle with a secured top (NO cups or glassware).

5. We recommend using “Spotters” when excessive weight is lifted over the body. Fitness attendants are available to assist.

6. Slamming or dropping weight stacks, plates, or dumbbells is prohibited. Always maintain control while exercising.

7. Users must return dumbbells/bars/weights to their appropriate storage racks when finished. Never rest any weights against walls, on floor, or on top of benches.

8. Exercises that are deemed unsafe by CRC staff are prohibited. This includes any inverted exercise, exercises that result in going above/on top of equipment, break dancing, cartwheels and other gymnastics moves in their entirety.

9. Exercise equipment should be used for its intended purpose. No modifications can be made to exercise equipment. For example, propping benches on top of other exercise equipment and wedging barbells in a corner is strictly prohibited.

10. Outside equipment is prohibited

11. All specialized equipment must be used with a CRC Personal Trainer. This includes but is not limited to: TRX, Kettlebells, and Altitude Mask.

12. Weight collars are required on all barbells.

13. No chalk, chains or Olympic lifting/momentum lifts allowed. We are a recreation facility, not an athletic or Olympic lifting facility.

14. All policies stated above and below apply to SYNRGY at all times. Resistance bands checked out from Main Issue 1 must be used within SYNRGY and not on other equipment. The plyo-step is not to go above level 6 without the supervision of a CRC Personal Trainer.

15. Report any facility/equipment irregularity including damaged or broken equipment to the Fitness Attendant or Building Supervisor.

16. Respect for equipment, facility, staff, and other patrons must be demonstrated at all times (ex. – no cursing, yelling, loud and/or excessive cell phone use). Inappropriate behavior will result in expulsion and/or loss of additional recreational privileges.

17. Book bags, workout bags, purses, pocketbooks, laptop cases and books are to be secured in a day use locker (must provide own lock) or on the hooks provided. CRC is not responsible for lost or stolen articles. No bags are allowed on the floor or on person while in the Fitness Center. This includes the area in front of the racquetball/squash courts and on or under any benches.

18. Users are responsible for wiping sweat off of the equipment. Each user may bring his/her own towel, retrieve a workout towel from Main Issue 1, or use the gym wipes provided to wipe down equipment located in the workout area.

19. Fitness Attendant staff will provide general equipment inquires only. See the personal training staff for fitness assessment, exercise prescriptions, and personal training.

20. No outside personal training/exercise instruction is allowed. Only a qualified/certified CRC personal trainer may perform personal training. Providing these services may result in dismissal from the CRC and loss of membership.

Personal trainer and personal training are defined as:
  • Personal Trainer - Those who provide fitness advice and/or assist in the training of others in a one-to-one or group situation in a health/fitness center regardless of payment exchange or not.
  • Personal Training - The act of any one and or/all of the following: screening and evaluating health and fitness, designing exercise programs, instructing in exercise techniques, supervising and monitoring others, and/or responding to questions and problems that arise.

21. Personal Training sessions are non-transferable and non-refundable

22. Please allow others waiting for the machine to work into your rotation.

23. Limit your time to 30 minutes on all cardiovascular machines while others are waiting.

24. Any activity that may damage the facility/equipment or is deemed unsafe by fitness staff must be stopped immediately.

25. Fitness Center policies are also enforced in the racquetball courts

26. Repeated offenses may result in temporary and/or permanent loss of membership

Please note: All rules are subject to interpretation by the CRC Staff.

• If asked to display the GT BuzzCard by any CRC staff member, CRC users must comply.