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Recreation Services Summer Program Guide 2013

Balance work & play!

Registration for Fall 2013 program starts August 19. @BrockRecService | 905 688 5550 x3387

Hours of Operation, General Information, Registration Summer (June 24 to Sept. 1)

Monday to Thursday..................7 am-9 pm Friday...............................................7 am-7 pm Saturday & Sunday................... 11 am-4 pm June 28 (University holiday)....7 am-7 pm July 1 (Canada Day)............................ closed August 5 (Civic Holiday)............7 am-5 pm

Summer Welcome Desk Hours Monday & Tuesday................8:30 am-5 pm Wednesday & Thursday.......8:30 am-7 pm Friday...................................8:30 am-4:30 pm Saturday & Sunday..............................Closed


• Facility wristbands will not be issued within one-half hour of closing time. • You will be required to clear activity areas 10 minutes prior to closing to allow time to shower and retrieve personal belongings. • Hours are subject to change with notice.

Special events

(Events require set-up time in advance.) July 12-13......................Exams (Davis gym)

Facility maintenance & special event bookings On occasion, certain facilities may not be available due to maintenance or special events. Recreation Services will provide notice whenever possible; however, memberships will not be extended.

Pool closure

The pool will be closed until September 2013 for maintenance. Why not sign up for an alternate membership option or try one of our programs?


If applicable, prices listed in this guide include HST .


If you require special services, please communicate this to our staff when registering for your program or membership.

Register early

Classes can fill quickly and often require a minimum number of participants to run, so please register early. Classes with low enrolment may be cancelled.


Confirmation of registration In most cases, an official receipt will be emailed to you for confirmation and for tax purposes. Check your receipt for course information. Please ensure that we have your most up-to-date contact information in our system. If you do not have access to email, please request a printed copy of your receipt.

Brock student/member discounts

Where indicated, Brock students and members of the Walker Complex will receive a discount on programs. These discounted prices are indicated in the course descriptions.

By phone (programs only) 905 688 5550 x4060

Please have your VISA/Mastercard number, expiry date and security code ready when you call to register. During peak registration times, you may be asked to leave a message with a daytime and evening number. We will make every effort to return your call on the same business day.

In person

Visit the Welcome Desk located in the lobby of the Walker Complex. Payments are accepted by cash, cheque, VISA, Mastercard or Debit.

Refund policy

Unless otherwise specified, refunds for memberships or programs already in progress will be issued within the first two weeks (or two classes) of the start date. A $15 administrative fee will be deducted. After two weeks or two classes, refunds may be issued due to extreme circumstances (injury, accident, relocation outside the Niagara Region). Written documentation may be required. Refunds for certification programs will only be issued when the Welcome Desk receives notice of cancellation at least five business days prior to the course start date. This is due to financial commitments to the instructor, the certification governing body, and 100% attendance requirement. We reserve the right to cancel any program that does not have sufficient registration. Participants will receive a full refund and notification prior to the beginning of the course. It is your responsibility when registering to ensure that the phone number, email address, and mailing address we have in our system is current.

Contacts (Dial 905 688 5550, then “1” and the extension listed below.) Walker Complex Welcome Desk (registration, inquiries).............................................. x3387/4060 Central Equipment Room (equipment, courts, facility availability).....................................x3377 The Zone (direct line to fitness centre/spin class sign-up/orientation)...............................x3009 Intramural office (team schedules, rules).......................................................................................x3742 Director of Recreation Services Karen McAllister-Kenny ( Associate aquatics manager Debbie McCracken ( Facilities manager Brent Schulz ( Fitness centre manager Eric Walter ( To book facilities: Facility bookings – Brent Schulz ( Pool bookings (for dates starting in September) – Debbie McCracken ( Racquet court bookings (call before 11 am daily).......................................................................x3377 Program inquiries: Fitness/instructional/spin – Eric Walter ( Intramurals – Megan Locker ( Aquatics, First Aid & CPR – Margie Lizzotti ( Brock Niagara Aquatics (community swim team) – Peter Bradstreet ( Personal Training – Eric Walter (

Outdoor Fitness, Training, Fitness, Spin, Youth Outdoor Bootcamp

Take your fitness goals to a new level. Guidance and motivation from Certified Personal Trainers will allow you to take advantage of the outdoors, with a fun summer workout.

Morning Glory Class Series

High endurance spin classes, full-body circuit training, and relaxing yoga under the sunrise will provide you with a week’s worth of workouts before heading off to the daily grind! 7:15-8 am Spin - Mondays & Fridays Circuit Training - Tuesdays & Thursdays Yoga - Wednesdays Unlimited participation for each session.

Eight 1-hour classes Tue/Thu, July 9-Aug 1, 5 pm $50 (Brock student/member) $69 (non-member)

Xpress Fit Classes

(FREE to Zone Members)

40 minute classes designed to get you in, out, and on your way to improved health. Choose from a variety of class types, with exercises that can be modified to suit your fitness level. Step Into Shape: Non-stop choreographed movement using steps and risers will give you a full aerobic workout. Body Blast Circuits: An easy-to-follow, not so easy-to-endure resistance training class, for those who want to feel the burn. Full Body: An easy-to-follow, not so easy-toendure group resistance training class, for those who want to feel the burn Free to Zone members $26 (Brock student/member) $41 (non-member) Unlimited classes are offered daily

SPIN CLASSES (Available to Zone

Members only)

Get back exactly what you put into this indoor cycling class. Let your instructor give you the motivation you need to challenge yourself to new levels through a variety of techniques. Our most up-to-date schedule can be downloaded at

July 8-Aug. 2 $49 (Brock student/member) $67 (non-member)

First time at the gym?

You will receive one free orientation session per year with the purchase of your membership.

Drop-off and pick-up in parking Lot “P” adjacent to the Campus Security building. An instructor will meet your child at the main entrance to the Walker Complex. Bring appropriate workout clothing for both indoor and outdoor activity (include shoes for both), sunscreen and a hat, a peanut free snack, plenty of fluids to drink, an energized mind and body! Registration Includes a camp t-shirt and a Recreation Services water bottle (one per camper)

Your personal trainer will design a program specifically for you based on your personal goals, and work with you to achieve those goals. Each option includes a detailed program created specifically for you!

$79/week - single child registration ($67 with purchase of Zone Membership)

Single session $40/person (Brock student/member) $51/person (non-member) 5-Pack $166 (Brock student/memb.) $215 (non-member) 10-Pack $318 (Brock student/member) $409 (non-member) 5-pack youth personal training $56 (member)

(15-18 yrs./*12-14 yrs.)

These memberships include use of day locker (lock not supplied), shower rooms, squash and outdoor tennis courts, track, gymnasia (when available), studios (when available), and The Zone. All youth members must attend a mandatory orientation session for instruction on the proper use of facilities and equipment. *Youth 12-14 who have participated in Growing Strong (formerly Fitness Camp for Young Athletes or Youth Strength Training program) may purchase a membership.


Experience a variety of physical fitness activities and training style led by experienced Certified Personal Trainers through challenges using our facilities (fitness centre, 200m track, fitness and spin studios, gyms, and outdoor fields).

Males 12-14 July 15-19 , 9am - 12:30pm August 12-16, 9am – 12:30pm Females 12-14 July 22-26, 9am – 12:30pm August 19-23, 9am-12:30pm

Personal training

Youth memberships for high school students

July-August: $55 August: $27.50

Growing Strong Youth Fitness Camp

The fee is pro-rated on the 1st of each month. High school identification is required when purchasing a membership.

$67/week– register with two or more children ($55 with purchase of Zone Membership) This camp is required for youth aged 12-14 who would like to purchase a Zone membership.

Dragon Boating

Fun, fitness, and teamwork under the sun. Enjoy it all and try something new by dragon boating! No experience necessary! Recreational and Competitive programs available!

Rec Program

Mon./Wed, 6:30-7:30 pm, July 1-Aug. 28 $75 (Brock student/member) $85 (non-member)

Competitive Program

Tue./Thu., 5-6:30 pm, ongoing to Sept. 5 $200 (Brock student/member) (race fees not included in cost) All sessions take place at the South Niagara Canoe Club. More information available online at

First Aid, Helpful information for members LSS Emergency First Aid/CPR B Learn first aid principles and emergency treatment of injuries including victim assessment, rescue breathing, CPR, what to do for external bleeding, heart attack, stroke, adult and child CPR and choking procedures. 1. Tue. & Thu., July 9 & 11, 5-9 pm 2. Mon. & Wed., Aug. 19 & 21, 5-9 pm $53 (Brock student/member) $58 (non-member) $15 (Canadian First Aid Manual 2010)

LSS Aquatic Supervisor Training

For deck-level supervisory staff, this 10-hour course provides the knowledge and skills (beyond National Lifeguard certification) to manage a safe aquatic environment. Prerequisite: National Lifeguard or Lifesaving Society Instructor (Swim or Lifesaving) certification; and 100 hours experience as a lifeguard and/or instructor. Sat. & Sun., July 27-28, 9 am-2 pm $83 (Brock student/member) $88 (non-member) $43 (Ontario Guide to Pool Regulations)

LSS First Aid Recertification Procedure

Current Standard First Aid (SFA) award holders may recertify their Lifesaving Society SFA certification just once on a Lifesaving Society SFA Recertification Course not more than three years from the Standard First Aid date of issue. To renew SFA certifications subsequently, award holders must repeat the full SFA Course. Thereafter, individuals may renew by alternating recertifications and original courses. Holders of Standard First Aid certificates from other agencies may not recertify their certificate on a Lifesaving Society recertification course. They may recertify only with the original certifying agency.


LSS Standard First Aid/CPR C and Anaphylaxis Rescuer

Receive comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR while incorporating all of Emergency First Aid. Gain an in-depth understanding, including legal implications, of treatment, spinal injuries, heat or cold injuries, bone and joint injuries, abdominal and chest injuries, burns, and medical emergencies. Learn prevention, risk management, recognition and treatment for anaphylaxis, including how to use an auto-injector (EpiPen or Twinject). 1. 2. 3. 4.

Sat., June 22-23, 8:30 am-5:30 pm Sat., July 13 & 20, 8:30 am-5:30 pm Mon.-Thu., July 22-25, 5-9 pm Mon.-Thu., Aug. 12-15, 5-9 pm

$75 (Brock student/member) $80 (non-member) $15 (Canadian First Aid Manual 2010)

Helpful information for members Protecting your information

Personal information is collected under the authority of The Brock University Act, 1964, and in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) for the administration of the University and its programs and services. For details on the use and disclosure of this information, call Brock University’s Department of Recreation Services at 905688-5550 x3574. Email addresses are collected and used to email tax receipts, program information and programming notifications.

Nightly closing

Please note that the use of activity areas is expected to cease 10 minutes prior to closing to allow you time to shower and retrieve your belongings.

Check-in or replacement sticker/card

Check in at the Central Equipment Room each time you visit with your Brock student I.D. and/or membership card with photo I.D. and obtain a wristband. Should you forget your membership card, you will be granted 2 free look-up entries to confirm your status. Following this, if you cannot produce your card, a look-up fee of $2 will be charged. Should you require a new membership card or Zone sticker for your student card, the replacement cost is $15.

Pool closure

The Eleanor Misener aquatic centre opened in 1981. After 31 years, maintenance is required to ensure that your aquatic experience continues to be safe and enjoyable. The pool will be closed until September 2013.

Fall 2013 swimming lesson registration begins Saturday, August 17, 9 a.m. by phone (x4060) or in person and continues until classes are full.

Helpful information for members Equipment

The equipment listed below can be obtained by visiting the Central Equipment Room on the lower level of the Walker Complex.

Brock Student lockers

Lockers can be purchased for the duration of your membership while quantities last. See Member Lockers for more information.

Member lockers

To purchase

Squash ball................................................... $4 Tennis ball/badminton birdie.......... $2.50 Ping pong ball............................................. $1 Lock................................................................. $6

To rent (with proper ID)

Towel or lock................................................ $2 Squash/tennis/badminton racquet..... $3 Ping pong paddles (2 per rental).......... $3

To borrow (with proper ID)

Basketballs, volleyballs, footballs, soccer balls and ping pong nets for on-campus use only.


• Clean, non-marking indoor athletic shoes must be worn in the gyms, courts, Zone and track. • Baggy tank tops, bare torsos and street clothing/footwear are not permitted in the Walker Complex. • Pants and shorts should not have protruding metal which can cut the equipment (i.e., belts, zippers). • Shorts must have a minimum inseam of two inches. • Gym bags, knapsacks, jackets, keys and other personal items are not allowed in activity areas (gymnasia, The Zone, pool). • Lockers are available in the change rooms for day use. Please bring your own lock or rent/buy one from the equipment room. • Proper attire must be worn while using the squash and outdoor tennis courts (includes shirts). • It is strongly recommended that goggles be worn while playing squash.

Members are required to empty the contents of their locker or renew by the expiry date. Recreation Services is not responsible for items left in your locker. If contents are removed by our staff, they will be stored in the Central Equipment Room for 2 weeks and then disposed of. If you have rented a locker, you must use the lock that is provided by the department. Locks are to be left on the locker at the end of your rental term. If your locker expires and you have not retrieved your belongings, staff will attempt to contact you by phone and/or email to request that you pick them up.

Locker rooms

All gym bags/knapsacks must be stored in lockers prior to entering any of the activity areas. Day lockers and coin lockers are for one day use only. Locks and contents will be removed at closing and a $5 administrative fee will be charged to retrieve your belongings. Locks are not supplied for day use lockers. NOTE: Parents with children of the opposite sex must use the family change room. Personal items should not be left in the changeroom cubicles.

• Demonstrate respect for all individuals. • Respect the facility you are participating in. • Share equipment, space and facilities willingly. • Maintain self-control at all times. • Condemn violence and harrassment in all forms. • Always attempt to contribute to the betterment of your experience at Brock’s Walker Complex.


All patrons are required to treat each other and the staff of the Walker Complex with respect in adherence with Brock University’s Respectful Work and Learning Environment Policy. Please ask to speak with a supervisor if necessary. Please ensure that The Zone and Rowing Centre weights are placed on the floor safely (not dropped). Spitting, foul language, grunting, use of chalk and monopolizing the use of equipment is considered unacceptable conduct and may result in loss of privileges.

Lost and found

Items of value are sent to the Campus Security office (x4300). Student I.D. cards are sent to the Brock Card office (x4770) located in Guernsey Market Place. All other items will be held at the Central Equipment Room for two weeks (x3377).

Parking The Department of Recreation Services is not responsible for lost or stolen articles. If you do not own a lock, coin lockers are available or you can purchase a lock at the Central Equipment Room.

Make sure you secure your belongings. Use a lock.


Our fair play code

Community and alumni Walker Complex members may purchase a special parking permit for Lot B through Recreation Services. Community and alumni program registrants (e.g., swimming lessons) may purchase a 10-punch parking pass for Lot D. NOTE: Parking is monitored and tickets are issued for violations. These permits are not available to Brock students, faculty or staff. 10-punch pass (Lot D) – $21 Park & pay (Lot D) – $6 Pay & display (Lot P) – coin $2.50/hr. Metre parking (limited availability)

Helpful information for members, facilities Conducting personal business Conducting or soliciting for any form of business within the facility (e.g., private lessons, personal training, sales) is strictly prohibited.

Risks involved in activity

Participating in physical activity has many inherent risks including, but not limited to, personal injury. Prior to registering for a membership or program, it is recommended that you consult your physician if you have any medical concerns. The Department of Recreation Services requires all members and program participants to read and sign a release of liability, waiver of claims and indemnity agreement at the time of registration.


For the protection of all guests at the Walker Complex, the use of photographic equipment, including cellphones with photographic capabilities, is strictly prohibited in the locker rooms. Use of photographic equipment in other areas of the Walker Complex requires departmental and participant permission.


A public access automated external defibrillator (AED) is located to the left of the entrance to the locker rooms in the Walker Complex. A second defibrillator is located in the Ian Beddis hallway. All facility supervisors and aquatic supervisors are trained to use the AED.

Injuries, incidents or safety concerns

Please report any injuries, incidents or safety concerns that occur while using our facilities to the Central Equipment Room staff or ask for assistance.

Facility Accessibility For additional information about accessibility for persons with disabilities, please visit Change Room Accessibility A designated accessible change room is available in the family change room. Note: It is also available for use by families. Program Accessibility Persons with disabilities accompanied by a support person are welcome to access our programs or services. Support persons will be admitted at no charge. Please notify a staff member when you arrive.

Security cameras

Take advantage of our year-round squash and seasonal tennis courts. Reservations can be made up to one week in advance at the Central Equipment Room. Phone reservations are accepted before 11am daily at x3377. Squash and tennis have priority over other activities on the respective courts. Note: These courts are in use by Brock sports camps during spring/summer. A detailed schedule is located at the Central Equipment Room.


The fitness and dance studios are multipurpose rooms with hardwood floors and full length mirrors. When not in use for academic classes, varsity practices and scheduled programs, the studios are available for appropriate indoor activities.

Staff members


The Department of Recreation Services strives to make our facilities, programs and services accessible to everyone, including persons with disabilities.

Squash and outdoor tennis courts

The Zone (Fitness Centre)

The Zone contains state of the art strength training and cardio equipment. It is staffed at all times by Certified Personal Trainers.


The 200 metre indoor walking/jogging track is located above the Ian Beddis gymnasium with a view to the outdoors.


All staff members who work for the Department of Recreation Services at the Central Equipment Room, Welcome Desk, The Zone and pool, have first aid/ CPR certification as well as certification/ training required for their job. Supervisors have Automated External Defibrillation certification.

Bottle filling station

Thirsty? Feel free to use our water bottle filling station located beside the Central Equipment Room on the lower level.

Facility maintenance and special event bookings

Brock has three gymnasia located in the Walker Complex that can be used for casual recreation and appropriate indoor activities when available. Schedules are available at

On occasion, certain facilities may not be available due to maintenance or special events. Recreation Services will provide notice whenever possible, but memberships will not be extended.


Please report broken or unsafe equipment to a facility supervisor.

Relax in one of our dry saunas located in the men’s and women’s locker rooms.

The Walker Complex is monitored by surveillance cameras that record 24 hours per day. Tapes are reviewed when it is deemed necessary.

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Memberships/Passes Brock undergraduate student access

All current Brock University students have FREE ACCESS to the Walker Complex activity areas (excluding The Zone and the Leo Leblanc Rowing Centre). Hand in your student identification card at the Central Equipment Room to receive a wristband each time you use the facility. Bring your own lock and remove it daily following your workout, rent a lock at the equipment room for $2, or rent a locker at the Welcome Desk. Upgrade your level of access to include use of The Zone fitness centre, spin and fitness classes. Student Zone memberships are prorated on the first of every month.

Brock Graduate Students

Brock graduate students pay an ancilliary fee for use of The Zone in addition to the facilities listed above under Brock Undergradate Students. Please show your Graduate student card at the Central Equipment Room.


Free beginner fitness orientation

Includes use of a day locker*, shower room, sauna, squash and outdoor tennis courts, track, gymnasia (when available) and studios (when available).

Basic + Zone

Includes use of a day locker*, shower room, sauna, squash and outdoor tennis courts, track, gymnasia (when available), studios (when available), The Zone fitness centre, spin and fitness classes.

Youth or non-Brock University/College student summer membership

A free one-on-one hour long orientation session per year is included with each Zone membership and is provided by a Certified Personal Trainer. It includes a complete fitness program for a beginner to provide a better understanding of the components of a well-balanced workout and proper exercise technique. Orientation sessions may be booked in advance at the Zone desk. *Locks are not supplied for day use lockers.

Short term passes

These memberships include use of day locker*/shower rooms, squash and outdoor tennis courts, track, gymnasia (when available), studios (when available), and The Zone. All youth members must attend a mandatory orientation session for instruction on the proper use of facilities and equipment. You must show your student ID card from your college/university or high school when purchasing this option.

Day passes

Full access day pass (18+)....................... $7

10-punch passes

These passes can be used by one individual or shared by several individuals for a maximum of 10 punches. They are non-refundable if lost or stolen. Full access 10-punch (18+)...................$60



Brock Student Zone (current student or registered in Fall/Winter 12/13)

Brock Student or spouse

Non-Brock University/College Student

Summer only

Youth (14-18)

Summer only




8 months

12 months

Basic Basic + Zone

1 month

4 months

Faculty/Staff/Alumni or spouse





$69 $55








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Membership Upgrades

Add one of the following items to your membership. If you upgrade after the date you purchased your membership, the expiry date will be adjusted to match your membership plan. Upgrade


4 months (Member)

8 months (Member)

12 months (Member)

Locker (while quantities last)




Clothing roll (towel, t-shirt, socks)








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Brock Recreation Guide Summer 2013  

Brock Recreation Guide Summer 2013

Brock Recreation Guide Summer 2013  

Brock Recreation Guide Summer 2013