SALISBURY, Md. – New security policies will take effect this week at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center, including implementation of screenings at the door, bag checks and a new bag size limit.
The new policies will roll out as the WWE SummerSlam Heatwave Tour stops at the venue Friday, Aug. 10.
“The public’s safety is our top priority,” said Kevin Wright, manager of the WY&CC. “The venue implementing metal detectors, hand wands and bag checks prior to entry is an essential part of providing a safe experience for all of our guests.”
Beginning Friday, guests entering the WY&CC are subject to screening for prohibited items. Screenings can include visual inspection, bag search, metal detector screening and pat-down search.
Bags/purses/backpacks larger than 13” x 13” x 13” will not be permitted in the building. For family events, diaper bags will be permitted. All bags will be searched.
In order to allow time for security screenings, guests are asked to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to show time.
For a complete list of WY&CC policies, including a list of prohibited items, visit http://www.wicomicociviccenter.org/guest-services/center-policies.