Court reservations are intended for any of the above sports. The above sports take priority over other non-intended uses in these courts regardless if a reservation has been made. Individuals or groups that use these courts for any other activity will be asked to leave the court if others wish to use the court for the above sports. If courts are unused, then they are allowed to be used for other activities.
Other advocates of lockerless schools also cite reasons such as reducing noise by eliminating the clang of dozens of locker doors, or creating a more appealing environment aesthetically. It has also been claimed that removing lockers provides good training for students by forcing them to be more efficient in managing their books, and taking the time to plan what books they will need, and carrying only those ones.
Sloping tops: while most lockers have flat tops, some manufacturers offer the option of sloping tops to their range of lockers. The slope may be of either 30 degrees or 45 degrees to the horizontal, sloping towards the front, and the purpose of this is to make it impossible to store items on top of the lockers, or to make it harder for dust or other debris to accumulate there. This is an important factor in places like food-processing factories or restaurants where hygiene requirements must be met.
They are usually intended for use in public places, and intended for the short- or long-term private use of individuals for storing clothing or other personal items. Users may rent a locker for a single use or for a period of time for repeated use. Some lockers are offered as a free service to people partaking of certain activities that require the safekeeping of personal items.
There are a number of features or characteristics which may vary in lockers. Because purchasers will need to specify what they want in each of these when ordering, it is more common to order a particular configuration rather than buy "off the shelf" in a shop, although certain very common configurations can be found in shops fairly easily. These features include:
Towel Service is available to purchase throughout the year at a cost of $4/month or $16/Semester. Please see the Service Center to purchase Towel Service. The Service Center accepts cash (bills no larger than $20), Ram Cash, credit (visa/mastercard), and check (with valid driver's license). Towel Service can only be purchased through payroll deduction if purchased in conjunction with and for the same length as a locker or membership. This service allows you to check out up to three full size shower towels at one time.
The storage lockers were a “pilot,” the kind of small test that city government frequently uses to test a new or controversial idea. The city offered up the lockers for individuals to use for months-long stretches. At the time, city officials warned that “misuse of the lockers, vandalism, or other unanticipated results,” could force them to cancel the project.