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    ADDENDUM  “D” Smiley face

    This Addendum is referenced by the “Recreation Center Operating Rules, Guidelines and Regulations” of St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral.

    Gym Layout References: “Court A” is the gym-half on the right side of the main entrance; “Court B” is the gym-half on the left side of the main entrance; and “Court C” is the gym area in the short portion of the “L,” next to the Chapel (see diagram below).

    Access Schedule

    General Hours of Operation:

    Monday – Friday 8:00AM -10:00PM

    Saturday 7:00AM – 10:00PM

    Sunday:  – Noon - 10:00pm

    Request for access outside of normal operating hours may be granted at the discretion of the CRC.

    For special events being held by the Church (e.g.., Extravaganza, Sunday School Anniversary Event, Christmas Program etc), the Recreation Facilities will be CLOSED based on the discretion of the CRC.  However, during private events (engagements, baptisms, etc.), the Recreation Facilities will remain open according to normal schedule.  The Recreation Facilities will be closed during certain services, such as funeral services.

      Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

    1. 9:00am –noon (excluding during prayer time, e.g., Wednesday Prayer)
      1. Courts A, B and C (All activities) – Reserved for Seniors
    2. 4:00pm – 6:00pm (6:00pm to 6:30, all activities will stop for Prayer)
      1. Court A – Middle & High School Basketball
      2. Court B – Elementary Basketball
      3. Court C – Badminton
    3. 6:30pm – 8:30pm
      1. Court A – High School Basketball (shared with Middle School/Elementary on Fridays)
      2. Court B – Volleyball
      3. Court C –
        1. Monday and Wednesdays – Reserved for Seniors (all activities)
        2. Fridays – Open (Badminton or Pickle Ball, any age group)
    4. 8:30pm – 10:00pm
      1. Court A – High School Basketball (shared with Middle School/Elementary on Fridays)
      2. Court B – Volleyball
      3. Court C – Badminton

    Tuesdays and Thursdays

    1. 9:00am – Noon (except during prayer time)
      1. Courts A, B and C (All activities) – Reserved for Seniors
    2. 4:00pm – 6:00pm (6:00pm – 6:30 pm designated Prayer period)
      1. Court A – Open Age Basketball
      2. Court B – Volleyball
      3. Court C – Badminton
    3. 6:30pm – 8:00pm (6:00pm – 6:30 pm designated Prayer period)
      1. Court A – Open Age Basketball
      2. Court B – Volleyball
      3. Court C –
        1. Tuesday – Aerobics – Exercise Dancing
        2. Thursday – Reserved for Seniors (all activities)
      4. 8:00pm – 10:00pm
        1. Court A – Adult Basketball
        2. Court B – Badminton
        3. Court C – Badminton

    Saturdays

    1. 7:00am – 9:00am
      1. Court A –Basketball
      2. Court B – Basketball
      3. Court C – Aerobics – Exercise Dancing
    2. 9:00am – 12:00 (noon)
      1. Court A – Reserved for Seniors (all activities)
      2. Court B – Reserved for Seniors (all activities)
      3. Court C – Reserved for Seniors (all activities)
    3. 12:00 noon – 3:00pm
      1. Court A – Open Basketball (option to play full court)
      2. Court B – Open Basketball (option to play full court)
      3. Court C – Badminton
    4. 3:00 noon – 5:30pm
      1. Court A – Open Basketball
      2. Court B – Badminton
      3. Court C – Badminton
    5. 5:30pm – 7:00pm – All Recreational Facilities CLOSED if there is Evening Prayer and/or Fellowship on Church campus. If there is no Evening Prayer and/or Fellowship on Church campus the Recreational Facilities will remain open in accordance with item no. 3.
    6. 7:00pm – 10:00pm
      1. Court A – Open Basketball
      2. Court B – Volleyball
      3. Court C – Badminton

    Sundays

    1. Closed until noon
    2. 12:00 noon – 5:30pm
      1. Court A – Basketball
      2. Court B – Volleyball/Flex
      3. Court C – Badminton
    3. 5:30pm – 7:00pm – All Recreational Facilities CLOSED if there is Evening Prayer and/or Fellowship on Church campus. If there is no Evening Prayer and/or Fellowship on Church campus the Recreational Facilities will remain open in accordance with item no. 2.
    4. 7:00pm – 10:00pm
      1. Court A – Basketball
      2. Court B – Volleyball
      3. Court C – Badminton

    Holidays and Special Days – The Recreational Facilities will be limited or closed on during prayers, Holy Feast days, other special days and Holidays at the discretion of the CRC.

    The following provides general rules for playing various sports in the Recreational Facilities.  Modifications to these rules may be implemented with the approval of the CRC, or by a person directed by the CRC. 

    • All Basketball games will be played to 12 points (by 1’s or 2’s) or limited to 15 minutes.
    • Teams cannot play more than two games in a row when there are players waiting.
    • Badminton games are limited to two consecutive games per participant.
    • All Volleyball games will be played to 21 points or limited to 15 minutes.
    • Teams cannot play more than two games in a row when there are players waiting.

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