Policies for all Venues

By booking or participating in university sports at the University of Mannheim, participants acknowledge that they have read and will adhere to the administrative and usage regulations of the Institute of Sport. All athletes must use the areas, facilities, installations, and equipment properly and with care. These usage regulations and any additional rules specific to each sports facility, available online, must be observed. Violations may result in a temporary or permanent ban imposed by the Institute of Sport.

The responsible authority, or a designated supervisor, holds the domiciliary rights over the university sports facilities. Instructions from the staff of each sports facility must be followed. Non-compliance with the usage regulations may lead to exclusion from the use of the sports halls.

1. Eligibility
Eligibility for university sports is the precondition for access to the venues during their opening hours. Upon entering, eligiblity has to be proven to the supervisors without being asked.

2. Sports Facility Supervision

Access to the sports facilities is only permitted to persons authorized to participate. Course instructors, janitors and other representatives of the Institute of Sport are authorized and required to control access and to deny access to other persons if necessary. If certain events are overcrowded, the respective instructor is entitled to limit the number of participants. We would like to point out that the starting times of the sports lessons must be observed. The respective instructor is entitled to refuse participation on that day for technical or health reasons or in the event of major delays.

3. Theft

The organizers are not liable for theft. All participants are urgently requested not to bring any valuables with them.

4. Opening hours
The opening hours of the venues are given in the programme and on the website of the Institute of Sports.

5. Clothes and hygiene
Participants must wear clean indoor sports shoes that are not worn outside. Appropriate sports clothes are also mandatory. The use of a towel may be required on machines and mats for hygiene reasons. Beverages have to be in break-safe, lidded containers, glass bottles are not allowed. Colouring or tinting hair is not allowed in the bathrooms as well as shaving.

6. Proper use of equipment
Different equipment is available at the venues. The participants have to put away what they used during the courses. Emergency exits have to remain easily accessible. All users are asked to check the venues, equipment, materials, and machines for safety defects. If they are unsure, an instructor should be asked to check the equipment in question for them. Possible defects have to be reported without delay (at the latest on the next working day) to the responsibles at university sports. The users are liable for intentional or negligent damages or soiling of the venues, as well as for other damages they cause. Bikes (and motorbikes) are not allowed inside the venues, they have to be parked within the designated areas. Smoking and alcoholic beverages (bringing along as well as consumption) are not allowed in the venues.

7. House regulations
The supporting organisation or a commissioned supervisor exercise the domiciliary rights. Violations of the house regulations and the prerequisites for participation may result in exclusion.

D2 FitnessGym & 55 CrossGym
Tennis Courts
Health Centre E7
Unisporthalle Theodor-Heuss-Anlage
Alfred-Delp Sports Facility in Friedrichspark