Facility Usage Agreement


RULES & REGULATIONS

Regarding Breakage 
All persons and/or groups using our facilities are expected to exercise reasonable care and judgment in such use in order to prevent defacement, damage, or breakage. The person(s) signing the application for use shall be responsible for paying costs incurred by BCC or FBCPTC in cleaning, repairing, or replacing any part of the building or its furnishings and equipment which in the judgment of the Director of Bridge Ministries has been carelessly or irresponsible subjected to more than normal wear and tear by the persons or group involved.

Room Setups 
Rooms will be set per the requested arrangement designated on the request form. Complicated or large setups may incur an additional charge.

Gym Sound System 
The Auditorium sound reinforcement or recording systems are available upon request. The systems must be operated by a FBC PTC production team member (for an additional charge) or by technicians pre-approved by the Technical Director of FBC PTC. Group-provided sound, recording, or video equipment may not be attached to this sound system through cables or connections. All media needs to be delivered to Technical Director no less than one (1) week prior to scheduled event.

Smoking/Tobacco Policy 
All members of all groups using our facilities shall abide at all times by a “no tobacco” rule in all parts of the BCC, including the use of any electronic smoking devices (vaping).  This includes corridors and restrooms, as well as outdoors on building property & parking lots. Violation of this rule is sufficient ground for a staff member to withdraw immediately any group’s use of the facilities and/or to deny use in the future.

Alcohol/Drugs Policy 
The serving, consumption, or use of alcoholic beverages, marijuana, or narcotics shall not be permitted at any time on BCC property, including the outdoor areas, and parking lots.

Weapons Policy 
BCC is a “weapons free” facility. Any and all firearms are strictly prohibited unless carried by a law-enforcement officer.

Final Decisions 
In case of doubt or uncertainty by any outside person or group about the application or interpretation of these regulations, or in our customary practices nor specifically mentioned here, the Bridge Director or their delegated representative shall decide the matter and all individuals and groups shall abide by the Director’s directions or forfeit immediately the use of any part of the facility

Supervision of Children and Youth 
FBC PTC has adopted the policy for the safety of children and youth. All users of the facility are expected to follow the guidelines of this policy including the following:

  • No fewer than two adults must be present at all times during any program or event involving children.
  • These adults must be 18 or older and must be at least five (5) years older than the children with whom they are working.
  • Children are not allowed in other areas of the building (including the game room, gym, etc. are available) and should be supervised when using the restrooms.

Any questions regarding these policies should be directed to the Bridge Director.

Food and Drink 
Food and drinks in the gym are allowed with advance approval.

Decorations 
No decorations may be attached to the walls, doors and light fixtures. No decorating is permitted in the hallways. Any other decorations must be removed immediately and completely following the event.

Starting and Ending Times
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 9:00am through 6:00pm
Tuesday from 9:00am through 9:00pm
Exceptions to these times must be approved in advance and will be subject to a custodial surcharge and a $15 per hour personnel fee.

Emergency Scheduling Conflicts 
The Bridge reserves the right to pre-empt any facility use for its own in cases of emergencies. Notice will be provided as early as possible.

Cleanup and Trash 
We ask that you respect the cleanliness of our property by cleaning up after your event, wiping down tables if necessary and depositing any and all trash in the appropriate receptacles. Cleaning tools can be requested if needed from a Bridge crew member.  Any event occurring outside normal hours of operation, Monday through Thursday, will also need to take all trash to the dumpster behind the Bridge.

Storage 
There is no excess storage available, therefore all organizations using the facility will be responsible for storing items offsite.

Bicycles and Skateboards 
No bicycles or skateboards are allowed inside the facility.  This also includes the usage of Heelys.

Parking 
Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Any damage to vehicles is at the owner’s expense; BCC is not responsible for theft or damage to personal property.

Security 
BCC works to maintain a safe and secure environment within the facility, however no systems are foolproof. We ask that all users pay close attention to personal property and valuables, not leaving them unattended. BCC is not responsible for theft or damage to personal property.


RELEASE AND INDEMINITY

This Release and indemnity Agreement is between the named organization/person (“Facility User”) and The Bridge Community Center.

RECITALS

First Baptist Peachtree City is the owner of the real property and improvements located at 225 Willowbend Rd. Peachtree City, GA 30269(“Property”).
Facility User desires to use the property described above for meetings and other activities.

AGREEMENT
NOW THEREFORE in consideration of The Bridge Community Center permitting Facility User to use the Property and improvements described above, Facility User agrees as follows:

Facility User hereby releases, discharges, and covenants not to sue First Baptist Peachtree City or The Bridge Community Center or its administrators, directors, agents, officers, members, volunteers, and employees, from any and all liability, claims, demands, losses, or damages arising out of Facility User’s use of the Property. If any member, guest, invitee, or participant of the Facility User makes any claim against First Baptist Peachtree City or The Bridge Community Center or its administrators, directors, agents, officers, members, volunteers, or employees, in connection with the Facility User’s use of the Property, Organization will indemnify, defend and hold First Baptist Peachtree City or The Bridge Community Center and its administrators, directors, agents, officers, members, volunteers, or employees harmless from any and all litigation expenses, attorney fees, losses, liability, damages, and costs arising out of such claim.
Facility User may be asked to provide a standard general liability insurance coverage of a minimum of $500,000 per occurrence and may be asked to add First Baptist Peachtree City or The Bridge Community Center as an additional insured under the Facility User’s general liability policy.


ACCEPTANCE OF RESPONSIBILITY

I agree to be responsible for the conduct of those coming to, or participating in, the activity for which this application is being made, and for any damage beyond normal wear and tear that may occur as a result of this activity. I will remove all signs posted by my group after the activity has ended. I further agree that The Bridge Community Center property will be used in accordance with the Rules and Regulations, and I hereby consent to the Release and Indemnity Agreement.