INTRAMURAL SPORTS/Non-Competitive Leisure Activities
Recreation staff will post announcements for intramural sports throughout the year. Also, the Recreation Staff will organize and schedule individual sports through a sign-up procedure. Basketball, soccer, softball, flag football, handball/racquetball, bocce ball, horseshoes, and volleyball are offered by the Recreation Department. Certificates of Achievement will be awarded to first and second place finishers.
Non-competitive leisure activities are also offered by the recreation department. You may participate in board games or card games. You may also check out videos on health, fitness, hobby craft and music from the Video Resource Library.
Holiday activities include indoor and outdoor tournaments such as: Softball, Basketball, Handball, Track events, Horseshoes, and Table games. Live Entertainment is sometimes provided by inmate bands. Only Federal Holidays are recognized. Consumable prizes for holiday tournaments will be awarded to first and second place finishers.
The Recreation Department provides a wide variety of wellness programs for inmates to participate. The following programs are provided: Walk Club, Run Club, Bike Club, Stair climber Club, Abdominal Fitness Program, Yoga and the Health Promotion Disease Prevention program (HPDP). Certificates of Achievement are awarded for completion of structured programs. Certificate of Achievement and sentry credit will be awarded to participants who complete sentry based structured program.
A Personal Trainer Program is available for inmates that would like to be certified by the National Federation of Personal Trainers (NFPT).
LEISURE FITNESS CENTER HOURS
Monday thru Friday for all inmates: 6:20 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
For enrolled Fitness Program Inmates only 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday for all inmates: 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
For enrolled Fitness Program Inmates only 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Music Rooms and music equipment are provided for inmate use. Availability is scheduled by Recreation Staff members. Inmates wishing to start a band must submit an Inmate Request to Staff (Cop-out) for application. Any inmate desiring the use of a Music Room for leisure time must submit an Inmate Request to Staff (Cop-out) for application.
Anyone desiring to participate in the Hobby Craft program will need to obtain permission through assignment by any Recreation Staff. The Leisure Art/Craft Programs offered are: Art, Leather Craft, Painting, Crocheting, Knitting, and Beadwork. Also available is a Unit Art/Craft Program, programs available are crochet/knitting, art, beading. To enter these programs, you must submit a “Request to a Staff Member” Form (Cop-out) provide a copy of your visiting list and submit an order for supplies needed to start program. Visiting list is used for mailing out projects. Scheduled day to complete paperwork is Saturdays, between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., in the leisure center staff office.
Hobby Craft items may be disposed of by mailing to an authorized visitor, donated to the Institution, or taken home upon release. Under no condition shall an inmate sell a Hobby Shop item to another inmate. This is strictly prohibited. All hobby craft materials may be purchased through the commissary sales program, and must be approved prior to ordering.
Do not bring extra clothing, blankets, laundry bags, or commissary food items into the recreation department. Violators will not be allowed to enter the area.