Rules & Policies

The mission of the City of Borger is to provide opportunities for our youth to socialize in a safe supervised setting. Rules and policies have been established to ensure the safety and well being of all participants. Supervision is provided by Johnson Park Youth Center Complex Supervisor and staff. The staff on duty is for your safety and assistance. Please treat them with respect.

Accessibility

The Johnson Park Youth Complex is completely handicap accessible. No person, because of his/her handicap, shall be excluded from participating in recreational activities. Any guest needing assistance please contact the Johnson Park Youth Complex Supervisor or staff.

Adult Supervision

The Gymnasium is available to everyone; however children must be 10 years of age before they can be dropped off at the Johnson Park Youth Complex Gym without proper supervision. Proper supervision for all children under 10 years of age means a parent or guardian that is responsible for the child while at the gym. Guardians must be 18 years of age or older; maximum of two children per guardian.

Property

No damage to personal or public property. Please take care of all furnishings and equipment. Please clean up after yourself. Place your trash in containers provided. No skateboarding or rollerblading inside or outside of the gym.

No Alcohol, Drugs or Weapons

The Johnson Park Youth Complex Gym, including the surrounding grounds and parking area, is an alcohol, tobacco, drug and weapons free zone. There are no exceptions. All contraband (cigarettes, tobacco products, drugs, alcohol, or weapons) will be confiscated and the police will be called. Suspension and legal action will follow based on the severity of the offense. No outside food or drinks will be allowed in.

Stealing / Vandalism

Stealing and vandalism will not be tolerated, (1st offense), police will be notified and charges will be filed, suspension from the gym will be indefinite. If a guest and/or their guardian cause damage to the gym, equipment, youth center, swimming pool, or facility, they must pay to replace or repair all damages before the guest will be allowed back into any part of the Johnson Park Youth Center Complex.

Attire

You are expected to conduct yourself in a respectful, responsible manner. Dress appropriately. All clothing must exhibit good taste and contain no obscene or offensive words or pictures. Clothing which is deemed to be inappropriate, at the discretion of the supervisors on duty, will require you to leave and return in more acceptable attire. No public display of affection (PDA).

Prohibited Behavior

Fighting on any part of the Johnson Park Youth Complex grounds is prohibited. Offensive or vulgar language, obscene gestures or racial slurs will not be allowed. No bullying, harassment, including sexual, no verbal slurs involving race, ethnicity, disability, or sexual orientation will be tolerated. No gambling will be allowed at the gym, including the surrounding grounds and park area. 

Automatic suspension for fighting, physical violence, and damage to facility or equipment (must pay to replace or repair); weapons, drugs or drug paraphernalia will not be tolerated. The police will be called. Suspension and legal action will follow based on the severity of the offense.

Search of Personal Belongings

For safety and security reasons, Johnson Park Youth Supervisor and staff shall have the right to search bags, personal belongings and lockers on the premises. Guests refusing the search will be asked to leave immediately, and further be restricted from the Johnson Park Youth Complex property indefinitely.

Important Rules

Heed the following:

  • No bullying.
  • Do not damage personal or public property.
  • Dispose of your trash in appropriate containers.
  • Skateboarding and/or rollerblading is prohibited on Johnson Park Youth Center property at all times.
  • Treat furnishings and equipment of the center with respect.

Loitering

The parking lot is not available for gathering or loitering. Enter the building if requested to do so by the supervisor or leave the premises.

Phone Use

The Johnson Park Youth Center‘s phone is a business phone; students will be allowed to use the phone to call their parents only. Under no circumstances may a staff employee furnish transportation to or from the Johnson Park Youth Complex Gym.

Suspensions

Any patron abusing the rules of the Gym will be disciplined by using the “three strikes, you’re out” rule.

  • 1st Offense - warning
  • 2nd Offense - one to four weeks suspension
  • 3rd Offense - suspended from the gymnasium and the Johnson Park Youth Center Complex for two to six months

Reminder the following result in an automatic suspension:

  • Alcohol
  • Drugs
  • Fighting
  • Vandalism
  • Vulgar Language
  • Weapons

The Johnson Park Youth Complex Gym reserves the right to remove any guest not abiding by all Johnson Park Youth Complex Gym rules and policies. If a guest is suspended from the Gym this also includes the City Pool and Youth Center.