The Health Club is proud to share the “The Health Club Standard”. This new Standard will ensure the health and safety of our members and associates going forward.
The Health Club has always prioritised the health and safety of our members and associates. While our standards for cleanliness have always been high, the COVID-19 pandemic requires us to take this to an even higher standard – The Health Club Standard.
The approach we are taking is aligned with recommendations provided by our public health experts.
Additionally, our dedicated team has been hard at work consulting experts in infection prevention, and cleaning and sanitisation, to create a reopening plan that is caring, informed, comprehensive and consistent.
Our goal is to meet, or exceed, the new health and safety parameters laid out by the Government and relevant governing organisations throughout the country.
Our new health & safety standards will be updated regularly. It is important to recognise that public health information can change quickly. We will be doing everything we can to update our standards and website as quickly as possible in response to these changes.
The “Health Club Standard” applies to facilities and operations associated with The Health Club but may not address every possible situation within the Health & Fitness environment.
We are in this together, and we need to work together to keep everyone healthy and safe. By taking care of those around us, we are also taking care of our community, and ultimately our country.
We look forward to welcoming you back to The Health Club.
The Health Club Reopening
The Health Club is delighted to announce that we are currently open and a pre-booking system for our gym and pool facilities is now in operation. We will continue to closely monitor all government guidelines and will commit to meeting and exceeding them.
Safety & Cleaning Practices
The Health Club have introduced new cleaning practices and protocols in order to protect the health and safety of our members,associates and community. While many of these new practices have been adopted by our associates. Our members also have a very important role to play in helping us maintain “The Health Club Standard”.
Updates to our Safety Cleaning Practices:
Booking & Capacity
Why Online Booking?
With online booking, we are trying to find the perfect balance between providing the safest Health Club environment possible AND an exceptional experience for our Members.
Here's how it helps everyone:
To create our booking system, we closely reviewed past check-in volumes, Health Club square footage and government regulations.
As we reopen, we will continue to monitor the system and your feedback and update our procedures where needed.
Please ensure that you bring your Health Club membership fob when you come for your workout. This will ensure you start your workout on time
Members will be permitted to book into pre-scheduled 1-hour time-slots, up to 7-days in advance of The Health Club reopening.
To ensure everyone has a chance to work out, Members are permitted to book only ONE time block per day however, they are welcome to try and walk-in at any other time block, as many times as they like, on the same day.
Members who no-show on their Health Club access bookings more than twice in a 2-week period will be unable to book for 7 days. These members will be permitted to walk-in, if space is available.
At the end of a workout time-slot, all Member’s must leave the Health Club, regardless of their entry time.
Members who have not shown up for their workout, at 15 minutes after the beginning of their booking time slot, may have their spots given away if there are walk-in Members waiting to enter.
Members will be permitted to book into the following areas of the Club:
Amenities & Equipment
When The Health Club reopens, strict capacity requirements will be set to ensure we are meeting or exceeding the recommendations set by public health authorities. We will also temporarily close services and amenities where physical distancing is not possible or where other risk factors may be present.
Group Fitness classes and including Speedflex and Indoor Group Cycling will be temporarily unavailable when The Health Club reopens.
Studios will be used to house fitness equipment to accommodate social distancing guidelines
Only one associate will be behind the front desk at a time and is to assist one member at a time while others wait in the designated area. We ask for your patience as our associates try to assist with any questions you may have as promptly and safely as they can.
Members are encouraged to bring a pre-filled water bottle for their workout. Water fountains will be equipped with bottle fillers, but members are not permitted to drink directly from the water fountains.
We have implemented measures including: directional arrows, signage, and placement to ensure physical distancing can be achieved. Where possible, equipment may be disabled and / or relocated to facilitate this. Members are still expected to use best judgement when determining if a piece of equipment or workout area can be used safely while maintaining the recommended 2 metres (6 ft) of physical distancing.
Foam rollers, bands and mats are available to members. These items must be cleaned before and after each use. Members are encouraged to bring their own small equipment, where possible, to decrease the number of items being handled in The Health Club.
To reduce the number of potential touchpoints the following services and amenities will remain temporarily CLOSED until further notice: