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Skating & Skateboarding

UCA Board of Trustees Policy #423

The University of Central Arkansas designates limited areas for the use of skateboards, roller skates, roller blades, or other similar wheeled devices. Except as provided below, no person may skateboard, roller skate, or use roller blades or any other similar wheeled device in or on any university buildings, or sidewalks, roadways, or parking areas on university lands, except as specifically authorized in writing in advance by the President or President's designee. This policy shall be enforced by the Department of Public Safety.

Designated areas: skateboards, roller skates, roller blades, or any other similar wheeled devices may be used on sidewalks and walkways, provided that at the time of the use the activity does not create a safety hazard or otherwise interfere with pedestrian traffic and, provided further, that skateboards may not be used within 50 feet of any university-owned building, residence hall, or other structure.

Prohibited areas: as guidance in the interpretation of this policy, the following prohibited areas are expressly noted: skateboards, roller skates, roller blades or similar wheeled devices may not be used in the following locations: (a) inside any building or other enclosed facility; (b) on stairs, steps, curbs, benches, ledges, loading docks, ramps for disabled, and other similar fixed-location, designated-purpose external sites: (c) on any streets or in any parking lots occupied by vehicles; (d) any location within 50 feet of Torreyson Library; (e) in all areas and ramps immediately adjacent to the Farris Center; (f) in all areas within and adjacent to Estes Stadium, including the track.