- A valid St. Johns
University ID card is required for admission to all recreation
- Guests are not
permitted to use St. Johns facilities.
- Alcohol and drug
use is not permitted in any recreation facility.
- Smoking is not
permitted in Carnesecca Hall or on any recreational fields.
- Proper athletic
attire must be worn in all recreation facilities. Failure to do so
will result in dismissal from the facility. Proper attire includes:
sweatpants; jogging suits or gym shorts; t-shirt or sweatshirt;
- No one will be
permitted to leave their clothes or book bags in the gym or
hallways. There are locker rooms and mini lockers to secure your
- Spectators may
not enter the main gym floor wearing shoes, boots, or jeans.
Spectators may observe the activity from the bleachers.
- During Campus
Recreation contests, only those participating may be on the gym
floor. Others may not infringe on this space. This includes during
play, time-outs, and between halves.
- Sneakers and
rubber-soled cleats (no metal) may be worn on the outdoor
- No food or
beverages, other than water, are allowed in any
recreation facility or on any recreational field.
- ID cards must be
carried at all times. If you do not have an ID card you will not be
permitted to access any of the recreation facilities.
*Failure to present an ID card when requested by a
university faculty or staff member is a violation of the code of
conduct and subjects the holder to disciplinary action
(suspension). See Student Handbook.
The development of
sportsman-like behavior is one of the goals of Campus Recreation.
Individual or team competitors must be able to accept defeat
without blaming others. Officials, intramural event supervisors or
representatives, teammates and opponents all deserve each other’s
respect and courteous behavior.
realize that these are not varsity sports and there are no
professional coaches or officials. The following rules regarding
sportsmanship will be enforced:
- A team is
responsible for the actions of its individual team members and for
spectators directly associated with the team.
- Harassment of the
officials, program supervisors, and other players will not be
- Abusive language,
verbal harassment or threats, physical harassment, striking, or
intentionally pushing another participant, official or supervisor
will not be tolerated.
behavior may result in an initial warning, a penalty, technical
foul, or ejection from the facility, game or contest. Players or
teams may be dropped from the Intramural event, tournament or
league, and/or future events.
concerning the judgment of officials will not be considered.
Therefore, their calls are not open to debate. Questions regarding
rule interpretations can be made before or after a game or during a
behavior, such as striking another participant will result in
immediate dismissal from the facility or event, and from future
Campus Recreation events.
- Spectators are
also responsible for behaving in a sportsmanlike manner. Anyone
exhibiting improper behavior will be asked to leave the
All students, faculty, staff, and administrators currently enrolled
or employed at St. John’s University and presenting a validated ID
card may use any recreational facility during recreation hours or
participate in any of the intramural events or activities. Any
individual who is currently a varsity athlete shall be ineligible
to take part in the sport or related sport in which he or she is
currently competing. Each student participating is responsible for
his or her own eligibility. Any player using an assumed name or
another individual’s ID card shall be barred from participating in
any event offered by the Campus Recreation Department for that
Accidents And Injuries
All injuries must
be reported to Campus Recreation immediately. Campus Recreation
will contact the Health Office and Public Safety.
Lost And Found Articles
regarding lost or found articles should be brought to the attention
of Campus Recreation and/or Public Safety.
All recreational facilities are under the supervision and control
of building managers, Public Safety, and Campus Recreation
personnel. Any person on the premises without a validated St.
John’s ID card will be removed from campus. Any person caught
stealing will be prosecuted. If any other building user observes
looting or stealing in progress, please alert any Campus Recreation
personnel or Public Safety. Let us work together to protect each
other. Please report any behavior which is illegal or criminal. We
appreciate your help!