Retirement, as defined, is retreating oneself from an active work life. In the US, there is no definite retiring age. The standard age for retirement is usually 60, but according to Social Security, full retirement age depends on your date of birth. At large, retirement before reaching the age of 60 years old is considered early retirement.
One of the most prominent establishments for retirees is the Century Village in West Palm Beach. It gives you the lavish lifestyle you deserve at a reasonable price. Century Village has a lot of activities and amenities for you that include a wide array of pools outside and a heated pool inside. They also offer water aerobics for exercise enthusiasts. Century Village has a full tennis court and a well-maintained golf course for those sports aficionados. There are also activities inside for the retirees who are not fond of basking out in the open field. World-renowned entertainers will amuse their patrons with their performance in their state-of-the-art theatre. No need to fret about security, for the institution equips high-tech cameras all over the area. With all this, no wonder why Century Village has lived up to its name.
To continually serve its benefactors, Century Village at West Palm Beach outlines strict rules and regulations to achieve constant peace and harmony in the vicinity.
Century Village West Palm Beach Rules and Regulations
The rules and regulations may be amended without prior notice as needed. The institution respects the rights of its patrons.
- During your stay in the facility, you are required to present your CVE ID card for identification. Anyone in the area without a CVE ID may be summoned to leave the premises. ID cards that in possession of someone other than the owner will be taken away. They may or may not be returned under the judgment of the Executive Director.
- Proper attire is required inside the clubhouse at all times – shirts and shoes. During dances, shorts are not allowed starting from November 1 to March 31 while shorts may be worn in the clubhouse for the rest of the year except Saturday Night Dances. Provocative or offensive shirts and political attire, including accessories or any clothing article, is strictly prohibited. While inside the clubhouse, persons wearing bathing suits must wear a cover-up.
- Persons in the Recreation Facility should comply with the safety officer’s requests, directions, and instructions.
- Guests must follow the rules and regulations put in place by the Recreation Facility. Residents should be responsible for their guests.
- Food is not allowed in the clubhouse. They may be consumed in the designated areas in the facility.
- Pets are strictly prohibited in the facility except for service pets.
- Smoking that includes vapes and other e-cigarettes is forbidden in all areas.
- Gambling, wagering, or lotteries are not permitted except for some areas approved by the law.
- No advertising material shall be disseminated without the consent of the Bay Management.
- Minors, under 18 years old, are not authorized to enter the clubhouse except for the Ping Pong room.
- The number of occupants may be limited upon the discretion of the Bay Management.
- A letter of intent should be submitted if any association, group, or club wishes to use the Recreation Facility.
- Bay Management has the right to save space for business reasons.
- Vandalism is strictly prohibited.
- Illegally parked vehicles will be towed away. Boats, trailers, and campers are not authorized to park at the Recreation Facility at all times.
- Instructions, from the staff members and executive director, concerning the usage of facilities and the time facilities can be used must be followed.
Additional Rules and Regulations in the Recreation Facilities
- Guests may enter the vicinity with an authorized CVE ID; if not, the guest(s) must be accompanied by the resident. The guest(s) must also present their ID together with the CVE ID to enter the clubhouse. The resident is responsible for the guest(s)’ behavior and action in the area.
- Guest(s) have the option to participate or not in classes.
- Minors (under 18) are not permitted inside the clubhouse except if the minor is with a security officer on a scheduled tour or the guest is in the Game Room.
- Guests may use the Fitness center only after 1 pm from November 1 to March 31 while for the remainder of the year, the guest may use it anytime.
- The indoor pool opens at 8 am up to 10 pm.
- Present your ID to authorized personnel
- Take a shower before using the pool.
- Appropriate attire must be worn in the pool at all times.
- Jumping or diving is not allowed. Also, no running and playing of balls or floats are permitted.
- It is highly advisable to swim with someone. There are no lifeguards in the area.
Billiard Room/Ping Pong Room Rules
- Food and drinks are not allowed.
- Sitting on the table is not allowed.
- When finished, please hang cue sticks.
Fitness Center Rules:
- From Monday to Friday, the center opens from 7 am to 10 pm while 8 am to 10 pm on holidays and weekends, and the locker room closes at 10 pm. The center opens at 6 am from November 1 – March 31.
- Before using the Fitness Center, a waiver must be signed and submitted to the staff personnel.
- Televisions are made available but no switching of channels.
- Bags should store in the locker area with your lock on a first-come, first-serve basis.
- If you are unfamiliar with the gears inside, you can attend the Athletic Orientation class.
- Food and drinks are not allowed except for bottled water.
- Follow the allotted time for elliptical and treadmill, which is 30 minutes only.
- After using the equipment, wipe it with the provided cleaner products.
- Personal trainers must log to the Athletic Office.
- Locker Room is open from 7 am to 10 pm on weekdays, and 8 am to 10 pm on holidays and weekends.
- Lockers are available at first come, first serve basis, and residents and guests must provide their own locks. Management will not be held answerable for any loss or damage of the items inside the lockers.
- Food must not store inside the lockers.
- Items left on the lockers after the closing time will be submitted to the staff office lost and found section.
- Walking barefoot is not allowed in the locker area.
- Proper hygiene must be practiced before using the sauna. Put a towel before sitting on the bench.
- Don’t use the sauna alone. The maximum time allowed is 15 minutes.
- Our sauna uses dry heat. Please do not put water on its heating element.
- Close the sauna door all the time. Don’t use it to change clothes.
Computer or Mezzanine use and Study Area Rules
- Headphones must be worn to prevent disturbing other guests and residents in the area.
- Speak in a low voice.
Outdoor Pool Rules
- Residents and guests must present a valid ID upon request. Failure to do so may make one required to leave the vicinity. Use of pool facilities restricted to residents and guests with proper IDs.
- Pool opens from 8 am till dusk.
- Do not move chairs or lounges from the pool area. Anyone caught doing so will be prosecuted as theft.
- Take a shower before using the pool.
- Diving or Jumping is strictly prohibited.
- Minors (under 18) are not permitted in the pool area.
- Food and drinks (no glass containers) may be consumed in the pool canopy area only.
- No smoking, including e-cigarettes, in the pool area.
Picnic and Bar-B-Q Area Rules
- The area is open from 8 am up to 10 pm.
- Reservation is a must and should be done by the residents at the Staff Information Office with their ID cards.
- Alcoholic drinks and loud music are not allowed in the area.
- Clean the area after every use.
- Smoking, including e-cigarettes, is strictly prohibited.
- Pets are not allowed in the area except for service animals.
In case of emergency, please follow these steps:
- Inform security immediately
- Explain the incident and the location briefly
- Present your valid CVE ID to the security personnel for the incident report.
- The security personnel will evaluate the situation, and they are the sole person responsible for calling 911 should the need arise.
- The injured party can sign a waiver to transport to a more equipped facility.
Rules and regulations are for the safety of benefactors and their guests, and to maintain harmony in the area. Following these rules is essential to upholding order and peace in the area.