BMX Track Guidelines

1. HELMET MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES. HELMET WITH FACE PROTECTION IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

2. LONG SLEEVE SHIRT AND LONG PANTS (JEANS,ETC) ARE REQUIRED TO AVOID BRUSH BURNS.

3. EACH RIDER IS REQUIRED TO HAVE CLOSED FOOTWEAR. NO SANDALS OR THONGS ARE ALLOWED.

4. THE FOLLOWING PADDING IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED (BUT NOT REQUIRED) A. FRAME TUBE (BETWEEN LEGS), B. GOOSE NECK( BETWEEN HANDLEBARS AND FRONT FORK), C. HANDLEBARS.

5. ALL BIKES MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH WORKING BRAKES!

6. THE TRACK IS OPEN WHENEVER THE PARK IS OPEN UNLESS WEATHER CONDITIONS MAKE THE TRACK UNSAFE OR TOO MUDDY. DO NOT USE THE TRACK IF CONDITIONS ARE MUDDY. THE TRACK IS CLOSED WHEN WET!

7. THE DIRECTION OF USAGE ON THE TRACK IS ALWAYS ONE WAY FROM THE STARTING GATE TO THE END OF THE TRACK. DO NOT RIDE YOUR BIKE IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION: THIS IS UNSAFE AND DANGEROUS. ANYONE FAILING TO FOLLOW THIS GUIDELINE COULD BE BANNED FROM THE ENTIRE PARK FOR UP TO ONE YEAR.

8. DO NOT GET ON THE STARTING GATE UNLESS YOU ARE READY TO BICYCLE ON THE TRACK. DO NOT PARK OR CONGREGATE ON THE STARTING GATE. THIS IS FOR SAFETY PURPOSES.

9. ALLOW YOUNGER BIKERS TO ENJOY THE TRACK.

10. THE HOLDING POINT RECREATION CENTER IS A FAMILY ORIENTED PARK. ANY FOUL LANGUAGE OR PROFANITY WILL RESULT IN EXPULSION FROM THE PARK FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME (UP TO ONE YEAR).

11. BICYCLES ARE WELCOME ON THE TRACK AND ALL PAVED SIDEWALKS IN THE PARK EXCEPT UNDER THE PICNIC PAVILION. DO NOT RIDE BIKES UNDER THE COVERED PAVILION AT ANY TIME. BICYCLISTS MUST GIVE THE RIGHT-OF-WAY TO PEOPLE WALKING ON PATHS IN THE PARK.

12. ANYONE USING THE BMX TRACK DOES SO AT THEIR OWN RISK.

LIKE MANY SPORTS, BIKE RIDING ON THIS TRACK HAS INHERENT DANGERS WHICH MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH. ALWAYS KEEP BIKE UNDER CONTROL.

13.ANYONE TRESPASSING IN THE PARK DURING CLOSED HOURS (WHEN GATES ARE LOCKED) MAYBE ARRESTED AND/OR BANNED FROM THE PARK FOR ONE YEAR.
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