CLINTON COMMUNITY CENTER - USING THE FACILITIES
101 Hicks St. Clinton, TN 37716
(865) 457-0642

Purpose
The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines, procedures, and responsibilities for the usage of the Community Center Facilities.

Responsibility
The Clinton Community Center shall be operated by the Clinton Recreation Department, and enforcement of this policy is the responsibility of the Clinton Recreation Department. The Board of Mayor and City Council must approve exception to this policy. The Clinton Community Center will be operated in accordance with the laws and ordinances of the City of Clinton, Anderson County, and the State of Tennessee.

Policy
Use of Facilities
The Clinton Recreation Department will strive to provide the residents of Clinton a desirable, useful facility for leisure time through a variety of programs including activities, special interest groups, instructional classes, sports, games and special events.

The building and its facilities shall serve the greatest number of people, and no person or organization shall be granted exclusive, continuous use of any part of the building.

The recreation department shall schedule the use of all Community Center Facilities on a first-come, first-serve basis. At no time shall access to the vending machines be restricted.

The Community Center Facilities shall not be rented for political rallies or fund raisers. Candidate receptions and forums where all parties are invited are allowed with the approval of the director.

The Community Center facilities shall not be rented or used for customary religious services by an established church or other religious organization. Churches and religious organizations may rent facilities for recreational purposes or special events.

To the satisfaction of Community Center staff the user must return the room in the same condition as he or she received it.

Because of the popularity of major holidays, any group or organization will be allowed to have only one major holiday facility reservation on file at a time. This will prevent a group or organization from securing exclusive use of the Clinton Community Center.

Users of Facilities
Applicants for use of Community Center facilities must satisfy the issuing office of the Recreation Department that either they are responsible personally or represent responsible local organization that will guarantee orderly behavior and will underwrite any damage due to their use of the premises. Liability is assumed by the recipient of the facility regarding any personal or property damage arising out of activities of the recipient.

Proper supervision for all activities is the responsibility of the user. Certain large public functions at the Community Center require at least one uniformed policeman on duty during the time of the activity. Acquisition and employment of the policeman is the responsibility of the user.

The Recreation Department shall determine the need of uniformed policemen and shall advise the user. The Recreation Department reserves the right to suspend individuals or groups from use of the Community Center for acts of misconduct.

Procedure
Applications
Applications for facility use are available at the Clinton Community Center Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Reservations for facility use must be completed at least 24 hours in advance of use.

Instructions for furniture arrangement must be specified by the user at time of application.

Payment of Fees
Fees must be paid in advance of use.

Cancellations
The Recreation Department must be notified of a cancellation at least 24 hours in advance, with the exception of weather related emergencies which will be determined by the Recreation Department.

Normal Custodial Services
Normal custodial services included in room rentals:
Provides arrangement of furniture in rooms as specified by user at time of application. To minimize damage to equipment and floors all furniture arrangement must be handled by Community Center staff.
Does not include gymnasium.
Assures that facility is neat and sanitary.
Provides heat and ventilation.
Unlocks doors and turns on lights.

Community Center Bowling and Indoor Pool Use
The Clinton Community Center will be open daily according to demand for a variety of activities.
Schedules are available at the Community Center.
Groups using the facilities assume complete responsibility for personal and property damage during use.
Recreation department sponsored activities will have scheduling priority.

Bowling Center rates are as follows:
Shoe rental $1.25
Public Bowling $1.75
Senior Bowling $1.00

Indoor Pool rates are as follows:
Visitor Pass $0.75
Senior Pass $1.25
General Admission $2.25
ADA Policies and Procedures
Persons with special needs or requirements, relating to programs administered by the City of Clinton Recreation Department, should notify the Office of the Director in advance of their event or visit at 865-457-1163. Request should be made 48 hrs in advance if possible, so that we may attempt to fulfill your request for special accommodations. The City of Clinton encourages everyone to participate in and use our programs and facilities.