Wellness and Recreational Sports Complex


Facility Usage Policies

  • A valid UTPA or approved photo ID must be presented upon entry for facility access.
  • Non-marking athletic shoes are required on hardwood floors.
  • Appropriate attire is required for each designated area.
  • Scheduled activities take precedence.
  • Facilities and equipment should be used for their designed purpose.
  • Smoking or tobacco use in any form is prohibited on facility grounds.
  • Patrons may consume food and beverages in designated lounges.
  • Service animals are allowed in the facility.
  • The use of bicycles, mopeds, in-line skates, skate-shoes or skateboards are prohibited.
  • UTPA Wellness and Recreational Sports is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Use of cameras and video equipment in facilities is prohibited without written approval of Wellness and Recreational Sports.
  • Solicitation is prohibited on facility grounds.
  • Membership is a privilege which may be modified or revoked for cause.
  • Patrons will be expected to abide by all university policies.
  • Inappropriate behavior may result in loss of privileges and/or suspension from facilities with no fee refund.

Children’s Policy

Children ages 4 to 17 are welcome into the facility with adult supervision during family hours. Children between 14 – 16 years of age require adult supervision along with an equipment orientation before utilizing fitness equipment. Family Hours are extended to normal operating hours during university published holidays, semester breaks and summer sessions. Approved special programs may allow children under 4 years of age into the facility.

Guest Policy

Facility members are allowed three guests per day. Guests must present an approved photo ID, pay a $6 fee and have a current waiver on file. Self-sponsored guests must present an approved photo ID, pay a $10 fee per day and have a current waiver on file. All guest sales are final, refunds will not be issued.

Personal Training/Coaching

Personal training/coaching may only be conducted by trainers on staff. The appearance of personal training/coaching by patrons is not allowed.

Locker Rooms

Children over the age of 5 must use gender appropriate locker rooms. Cell phone use is prohibited. Caution: wet floors in the locker rooms may be slippery.

Lost and Found

  • UTPA Wellness and Recreational Sports is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Members and guests are encouraged to store all personal belongings securely in lockers provided throughout the facility.
  • Staff members are not permitted to hold equipment, valuables or bags for members.
  • Found items should be turned in to Member Services.
  • Equipment not claimed at Member Services will be forwarded to Campus Police.
  • If you have lost something, report your lost item at Member Services.
  • To claim a lost item, an individual must present a valid photo ID.


 The following items will be maintained in Lost and Found:  

·       Books, notebooks, and planners
·         Cell phones
·         Computer equipment
·         Jewelry
·         Keys
·         Radios, iPods, MP3 players
·         Sport equipment
·         Sunglasses, prescription eyewear
·         Other miscellaneous items
·         *UTPA and government issued ID
*UTPA IDs will be returned to the Bronc Card office, government issued IDs will be sent to Campus Police.
The following items are destroyed/discarded:
·         Food and drink containers
·         Items that present a sanitation risk (soiled)
·         Property considered being a health hazard (e.g. chemicals)
·         Unclaimed property with little or no monetary value
·         Unclaimed data sensitive materials


The above policies are subject to change without notice.