Bally Total Fitness© Rules and Regulations
Members and guests must check-in at the front desk upon entering the club. Members must show their membership cards to the receptionist and may be required to leave their membership cards at the front desk and/or insert their cards into the card reader. Members may not loan their membership cards to anyone. We may require members and guests to show additional photo identification prior to admittance to the club. Members must be in good standing (that is, paid to date) to use the club. A fee may be charged to replace lost or stolen membership cards.
Members are invited to bring or send guests to the club for an introductory visit and fitness evaluation and for the purpose of introducing them as potential members. Subject to the club manager's approval, members may bring or send as many guests as they desire. However, members may bring or send only three guests at any one time and the same person may not visit a club as a guest of any member more than once in a 90-day period. Guests must be 18 years of age or older. Guests must be accompanied by an instructor during their workout and must comply with the rules and regulations of the club. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHARGE GUEST FEES FOR OUT OF TOWN GUESTS AND FOR OTHER GUESTS WE MAY ADMIT WHO ARE NOT INTERESTED IN HEARING AN INTRODUCTORY PRESENTATION. We reserve the right to discontinue guest privileges, in whole or in part, for the general benefit of the club.
MEMBERSHIP AGE RESTRICTIONS
Family or other membership plans may be available for minors (under 18 years old). Such plans may contain restrictions as to days, hours and facilities and services available for use. Further, we may require members under 18 years of age to be accompanied by an adult member at all times while in the club. Minors are not permitted in the club unless they are members or unless they are restricted to the nursery.
We reserve the right to deny use of the club to any person whose attire we do not consider to be appropriate in connection with the public image of our club and our rules and regulations. No profane language or slogans on any attire in the club is permitted.
Athletic shoes are required in exercise areas. No black soled shoes are permitted on the racquetball or basketball courts. No ragged clothing, cut-off or cut-down shorts or pants, half-shirts, curlers, swimsuits or sandals are allowed in the exercise or aerobic area. No personal effects such as jackets or gym bags are permitted in the exercise, aerobic, spa, pool, track, advanced training center or free weight areas. If you wish to carry beverages with you during your workout, you must use a covered plastic container.
- Members may be required to use personal towels to wipe equipment upholstery clean after use as a courtesy to other members.
Pool, Spa and Shower
Members and guests are required to wear proper swimming attire in the pool, whirlpool, steam room and sauna. All persons with shoulder length or longer hair must wear swim caps while in the pool and the whirlpool. Shower shoes or sandals are recommended in all wet areas: no other type of footwear is permitted.
Members and guests may not be in the lobby/reception area in workout clothes or swimming attire.
Lockers are available for daily use only by members and guests. We recommend that members and guests do not bring valuables into the club and that each member purchases a combination lock or padlock to secure their locker while using the club facilities. DO NOT LEAVE VALUABLES UNPROTECTED. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ARTICLES. Pursuant to your membership contract, you have waived any right to sue the club for lost or stolen articles. Due to the limited number of lockers available,we cannot allow locks to be left on overnight. When this occurs, the locks may be removed and any personal articles in the locker may be placed in the lost and found. We accept no responsibility for articles left behind. Club personnel are not allowed to accept responsibility for personal articles.
No hair dyeing or bleaching permitted in the locker room or the wet areas. No glass containers are permitted.
Child care may be available in accordance with the terms of your membership. An additional fee may be charged. Length of stay is limited to two hours. Parents or guardians must remain in the club at all times and children will be released only to the parent or guardian who accompanied the child to the nursery. We do not feed or change children. Child care hours, size of nursery, permitted ages and fees vary from club to club. Each child's admittance to the child care center is on a reservation basis only. Reservations will be taken either in person or by phone by the child care attendants only and may be made on the day prior to the requested visit. Failure to cancel reservations could result in your child care privileges being suspended. We may deny a child's admittance due to a child's illness, misbehavior or any other reason that we believe is appropriate.
Racquetball and/or squash may be available in accordance with the terms of your membership. Additional fees may be charged. Eye guards should be worn for your safety. Please follow all posted signs carefully. Advance reservations privileges vary by membership plan-please consult your contract and your club for specific privileges. Racquetball and squash reservations are taken by phone or in person at the front desk. Time of play is limited to one hour. No gym bags or any equipment may be left outside the court. Court time will be forfeited and full court fees charged if you fail to arrive within 15 minutes after your scheduled time. Full court fees may also be charged if you fail to cancel a court reservation at least three hours in advance.
POOL, STEAM ROOM AND SAUNA
No body oils or creams (suntan, baby oil, etc.) are permitted in the wet areas. No shaving is permitted in the steam room, whirlpool or sauna. Members must shower with soap and hot water before entering wet areas. For your personal hygiene, you should also shower after using wet areas. No diving, racing, running, horseplay, eating, drinking or personal grooming is permitted in wet areas. No glass containers are permitted. Please observe all lane restrictions in the swimming pool. DO NOT USE wet areas if you are taking any medication that causes drowsiness or have any medical condition which makes such use inappropriate. Please follow all posted signs carefully.
WAIVER AND RELEASE (Not applicable to members in Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island)
You agree that if you engage in any physical exercise, class or activity, or use any club equipment or facility on the premises, you do so at your own risk. You agree that you are voluntarily participating in activities and use of the facilities and premises (including the parking lot) and assume all risk of injury, illness, damage or loss to you or your property that might result, including, without limitation, any loss or theft of any personal property. You agree to release and discharge us (and our affiliates, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns) from any and all claims or causes of action (known or unknown) arising out of our negligence. You acknowledge that you have carefully read this Waiver and Release and fully understand that it is a release of liability. You are waiving any right that you may have to bring a legal action to assert a claim against us for our negligence.
(Language below applicable only to members in Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island) You agree to assume all risk of damage, loss or theft to or of any personal property.
Members must use the equipment only in the manner intended by the manufacturer and authorized by the club. Please follow all instructions and posed signs carefully. We reserve the right to limit your use of any equipment or facilities to ensure the equitable use of the equipment and facilities by all members and guests. Members shall not move or modify the equipment in any manner whatsoever. No free weight or loose equipment shall be used in connection with any mechanical equipment or in any manner for which the equipment was not originally intended. If you believe any piece of equipment is malfunctioning, please notify club management immediately. Members and guests may not bring in their own equipment. DO NOT USE the equipment if you are taking any medication that causes drowsiness or have any medical condition which makes such use inappropriate.
Aerobics, trim and other classes may be available. Class size, schedules, sign-up procedures and fees vary from club to club.
Members and guests are subject to the control and guidance of the club's staff and must follow their instructions while in the club. Members and guests agree to conduct themselves in a quiet and well-mannered fashion when in or about the club and not cause any disturbances or interfere with the safe use or enjoyment of the club by other members and guests. Members or guests shall not conduct, purchase or subscribe to any commercial business or activity on club premises or solicit other members or guests for any reason without the club's prior written consent. Under no circumstances shall members or guests interfere with the club's conduct of its business. Any complaints (other than those of an emergency nature or requiring immediate attention by the club's personnel) shall be made directly to the manager, in private.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Please check with your club for the days and hours of operation. Days and hours of operation may be changed at the club's discretion.
NO SMOKING/GUM CHEWING
In the interest of providing a healthy and safe environment for our members and guests, all of our clubs adhere to a NO SMOKING/NO GUM CHEWING policy. The use of any type of tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco, within the club is prohibited.
Except in the event of an emergency, members and guests may only use the public telephones.
FOOD AND DRINKS
Food is permitted only in designated areas and not inside the locker room or in any wet or exercise areas. You may carry beverages in covered plastic containers only during your workout; no glass containers are permitted in the club. Please properly dispose of all drinking containers and refuse in the trash receptacles.
Alcoholic beverages (other than those sold in designated cafe areas) are not permitted on the premises or grounds. Do not drink alcoholic beverages before using the club facilities.
MEMBER'S RESPONSIBILITY AS TO USE OF THE CLUB
You should consult with your physician before using our services and facilities. You understand and acknowledge that we have no expertise in diagnosing, examining or treating any medical condition. You agree you will not use the facilities with any medical condition, including open cuts, abrasions, sores, infections, maladies or inability to maintain personal hygiene, if such a condition poses a direct threat to the health or safety of yourself and others and agree you will use the facilities in accordance with all applicable public health requirements. It is your responsibility to consult with your physician to determine if any of these medical conditions exists and, if so, whether such condition poses a direct threat to the health or safety of yourself or others. The Club reserves the right, however, to make the final determination in this regard.
ADDITIONAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
We reserve the right to amend or alter these rules and regulations at any time in our sole discretion. All amendments to these rules and regulations are effective immediately. In accordance with your membership contract and these rules, we may revoke or suspend your membership if you fail to follow the rules and regulations or for any reasons of nuisance, disturbance, moral turpitude or fraud.
If you have any questions, please feel free to consult any member of our staff for assistance. We look forward to helping you improve your health and physical appearance. Bally Total Fitness Web Site: www.ballyfitness.com © 2012 Bally Total Fitness Corporation. All rights reserved.
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© 2012 Bally Total Fitness Corporation. All rights reserved.