ID Cards and Security
Please help us maintain a safe and secure environment. Your NU photo ID card must be a current, valid, and active card that needs to be swiped upon arrival. Please lock your possessions in a locker, by keep your locker key with you at all times and notify the staff if you see something out of the ordinary. Gym bags, briefcases, back packs, street shoes, open-toe shoes and jackets are not allowed above the ground floor. We cannot be held responsible for lost items.
Any individual that allows another person to use their Northeastern University ID card, as well as any individual that uses another person's Northeastern University ID card, to gain access to the Marino Center, Cabot Center and /or the SquashBusters Facility will be referred to the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (OSCCR). Access to all facilities will be suspended, to all involved parties, until the following day.
Locks, towels and equipment may be checked out with your NU identification card. You are responsible for all equipment that you check-out and must reimburse Northeastern University for any lost or damaged equipment before your ID is returned. There is no overnight use of equipment or lockers. All locks and equipment must be returned by closing time. Items left in lockers overnight will be removed and a $10.00 storage fee assessed. Do not use personal locks, as they will be removed.
Safety and Dress Code
The safety of all participants who use the recreation facilities is our highest priority. No food, beverages, gym bags, shopping bags, luggage, brief cases, backpacks, street shoes, boots, open-toe shoes, sandals, jeans, cargo pants or jackets are allowed above the ground floor at the Marino Center and in activity areas in the Cabot Center and the SquashBusters Facility. Proper work-out attire must be worn in all public areas: shorts, sweat pants, t-shirts, sweat shirts and sneakers. No pants or shorts with loops, belts or buckles; and, no metal embellishments and adornments, that might tear the leather benches. Bicycles skateboards and scooters are not allowed inside the buildings. Roller blades may be carried into the Marino Center and used during designated hours in designated areas only.
Participation in programs sponsored by the Campus Recreation Office and the use of the recreational facilities is strictly voluntary. Participants are responsible for their own health and safety and are cautioned to participate according to the limits determined by their physician and their knowledge of their own health status.
Failure to adhere to these guidelines will result in loss of facility privileges. Northeastern University reserves the right to put into effect any new guidelines that protect the health, safety and integrity of the participants using the facility. The Campus Recreation Office adheres to the guidelines, policies and procedures as outlined in the Undergraduate and Graduate Student Handbook and The Northeastern Administrative Manual.
Any individual acting in the fashion of a personal trainer must be hired through the Campus Recreation Office at 140 Marino Center. Personal training on the premises of any Northeastern recreation facility is restricted to Northeastern Personal Trainers only. Any individual found soliciting these types of services will be denied further access to these facilities. Northeastern students found soliciting these types of services will be referred to the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution.
Personal Training services will only be available to Northeastern University students, faculty/staff, alumni, and any individual who is eligible for and purchases an annual Campus Recreation membership.
Please Note: The Campus Recreation Staff reserves the right to question any participant who appears to be providing Personal Training Services which
may include, but are not limited to the following:
- Explaining and providing exercise technique to a patron or group of patrons
- Meeting with the same individual or several different individuals within a given time period
- Directing exercise order for a patron
- Collecting or receiving payment from a patron or patrons for a session
- Assisting a patron with technique, or any specific instruction but not working-out with the individual
- Writing and designing a program to be used in Campus Recreation facilities
- Leading a specialized workout (i.e. Yoga, dance, Pilates, etc.)
For more information, please call 617-373-7894
For the privacy and safety of our patrons, the use of hand held devices with picture/video capability is not permitted in the locker rooms or workout facilities.
Singing, disturbing other patrons, and the use of profanity, is strictly prohibited.
Failure to adhere to the above policies & guidelines will result in loss of facility privileges. Northeastern University reserves the right to put into effect any new guidelines that protect the health, safety and integrity of the participants using the facility.