Rules and Regulations

Rules & Regulations for Hillside Gym:

  1. No smoking allowed in the building.
  2. Alcohol is not permitted on the premises.
  3. Food and drinks are NOT allowed IN the Gym.
  4. Permit holders must be present during each activity period and are responsible for policy adherence by all participants and spectators prior to, during and post activity.
  5. Participants and spectators are expected to leave the facility immediately following each activity whether or not another event is immediately scheduled.
  6. No one is allowed on the levels below and above the gym floor level.
  7. No dribbling, ball playing, running, screaming, or horsing around in or outside of the gym area.
  8. Parents are responsible to supervise their children at all times. Children are not allowed to wander unattended or unsupervised anywhere in the building.
  9. Permit holder is responsible for maintaining "Gym Checkout List" and "First Aid Kit inventory"
  10. Some BP&R sponsored programs may require a "walk-in Registration Form" to be maintained at each event along with registration fee. Applicant is responsible.
  11. These rules and regulations are in conjunction with the "Permitting Process and General Use Guidelines" detailed in the "Field & Facilities Use & Policies Guidelines".

Activity Guidelines:

  1. Participants must wear sneakers with non marking soles. Soles must be clean and dry.
  2. Gym is primarily designated for recreational activities. Other activities such as meetings or demonstrations must make provisions to eliminate hardwood floor surface degradation. These provisions must be approved by BP&R. These provisions may or may not include coverings supplied by the permit holder.
  3. After each use the group must mop floor and deposit any debris in trash receptacle.
  4. There is no hanging on rims, nets, or safety padding.
  5. All equipment must be properly stored after use.
  6. Recreational activities that use hard balls, bats, sticks, must make provisions to eliminate hardwood floor degradation as well as eliminate building damage. These provisions must be approved by BP&R.
  7. Permit holder is responsible for securing doors, turning off lights, and returning keys as necessary.

Rules & Regulations for Field Use:

  1. There will be no organized group outings or events allowed on recreation property without a permit from BP&R.
  2. All recreation fields will close at dusk. Lighted fields at 10:00 pm.
  3. No on shall drive a motorized vehicle of any kind across or on recreational fields.
  4. No person shall erect, paint, paste, or otherwise post, affix, or distribute any signs, advertisements, or circulars without the consent of BP&R.
  5. There shall be no open fires, bonfires, fire pits, or the like authorized without the written consent of BP&R and the Boylston Fire Department.
  6. Violation of above rules will result in a fine in accordance with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts General Laws (Ch 45, Section 24).
  7. Vandalism and property damage to fields, facilities and equipment will  be dealt with by BPD and General Counsel.
  8. No hitting golf balls.
  9. No smoking allowed on any field or facility managed by BP&R.
  10. Police take notice.
  11. Rosters and Permits must be available on request.
  12. Manor and Hillside snack shacks will be left clean and orderly.  Food and perishables must be removed at end of season.
  13. No structures permanent or temporary may be erected without the approval of BP&R, Building Inspector and any other local AHJ’s.