Recreation Center Policies

Inclement Weather Policy

  • If Montgomery County Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, the Christiansburg Recreation Center will not open until 8 a.m. and all scheduled programs will be canceled for that date. 
  • If Montgomery County Public Schools are delayed in the morning due to inclement weather, all programs before noon will be canceled for that morning. 
  • If Montgomery County Public Schools are released early due to inclement weather, all programs after noon will be canceled for that afternoon/evening. 
  • If Montgomery County Public Schools after-school activities are canceled due to inclement weather, all evening programs will be canceled for that day. 

Policy on Children

  • Children under 11 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times (unless they are participating in a Christiansburg Parks and Recreation program or attending a special event). 
  • Home-schooled children will be permitted to use the Christiansburg Recreation Center Monday thru Friday for physical education. They must be accompanied by their parent, guardian and/or teacher. If not accompanied, they will not be allowed to utilize the Recreation Center during Montgomery County Public Schools normal hours. Students who attend Montgomery County Public Schools will not be allowed to utilize the Christiansburg Recreation Center during Montgomery County Public Schools normal hours. 
  • Unless stated otherwise in the class description, adults are asked to wait outside of the classroom during the child's class time. 
  • Adults are asked not to bring children to their classes. Children brought to adult classes interfere with other participants and the instructor. 

Partial Refund Policy

  • Partial refunds will not be issued for classes or programs unless the instructor is unable to complete the class. In the case of canceled classes due to inclement weather, partial refunds will not be issued if at least 80 percent of the scheduled activity has met. When possible, a canceled class or activity will be rescheduled. 
  • Partial refunds will not be issued for less than $5. 

Rules and Regulations

  1. Alcoholic beverages, drugs or any person under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be permitted on Town of Christiansburg property.
  2. Smoking and the use of any other tobacco product is prohibited in the Christiansburg Recreation Center and around entrance areas.
  3. Drinks from Christiansburg Recreation Center vending machines will only be permitted in the main lobby.
  4. Drinks and/or food (other than water) may not be brought inside the Christiansburg Recreation Center (unless approved by the Director of Parks and Recreation).
  5. Chewing gum is prohibited in the Christiansburg Recreation Center.
  6. Threatening or indecent conduct is prohibited.
  7. Abusive, profane, threatening, indecent language and/or actions are strictly prohibited.
  8. Threatening language or actions toward Christiansburg Parks and Recreation Staff will result in a minimum of one-year suspension from all Christiansburg Parks and Recreation facilities and programs. A "No Trespass Notice" will be issued.
  9. Fighting is strictly prohibited. Adults fighting will receive a minimum of one-year suspension from the Christiansburg Recreation Center with police action and a "No Trespass Notice." Youth fighting will result in suspension as determined by the Director of Parks and Recreation and parental notification.
  10. No illegal weapons are allowed. Any violation will result in police and disciplinary action.
  11. Anyone stealing money, or personal property belonging to another individual, or property of the Christiansburg Recreation Center, or anyone aiding in such theft, will receive a minimum of one-year suspension from the Recreation Center, and the police will be notified. 
  12. Any suspension from the Christiansburg Recreation Center may also include suspension from all Christiansburg Parks and Recreation facilities and programs.
  13. Anyone who refuses to leave Town of Christiansburg property (after being instructed to do so) will receive a minimum of one month additional suspension, with a "No Trespass Notice" and police action.
  14. Gambling of any form is prohibited.
  15. Only non-marking sneakers and tennis shoes may be worn in the gymnasium (track and courts) and racquetball courts. Anyone caught leaving excessive marks on the floors may be suspended from the recreation center.
  16. Shirts and shoes must be worn during all hours of operation. Proper attire is required. No sandals or open-toed shoes.
  17. No pets will be allowed in the Christiansburg Recreation Center {except for dog obedience classes or service dogs).
  18. Loitering will not be allowed.
  19. Bicycles must be locked in the bike rack. Christiansburg Parks and Recreation will not be responsible for lost, stolen or damaged bicycles (including components).
  20. No skateboards, roller skates, in-line skates, Heelys or any other kind of roller shoes may be used on sidewalks or inside the Christiansburg Recreation Center.
  21. Entry and exit must be through the doors near the Recreation Center Supervisor and Equipment Station.
  22. Lockers may be rented on a six-month or one-year basis. $30 for six months, $60 for one year. If lockers are not cleaned out or renewed on or before the expiration date, the items will be cleared out, kept for one week, and then discarded. The Christiansburg Recreation Center is not responsible for any lost, damaged or stolen locker contents.
  23. All equipment stored in the classrooms is for the Christiansburg Parks and Recreation use only. Individual use of mats and play equipment is prohibited unless approved by the Director of Parks and Recreation.
  24. Suspension may be increased or made permanent if an individual repeats an offense or attempts to enter the Christiansburg Recreation Center while under suspension.
  25. The Director of Parks and Recreation has the authority to suspend an individual for any violation of the rules and regulations for the Christiansburg Parks & Recreation Department.
  26. Christiansburg Parks and Recreation will not be responsible for lost, stolen or damaged items.
  27. We reserve the right to suspend participation as the result of behavior problems that disrupt programs and/or participants. The director has the authority to revoke any individual's privileges of using the Christiansburg Recreation Center for any length of time for disorderly conduct.