Club Rules

Our main objective is to provide quality health and fitness facilities for its members in a relaxing and friendly environment. The following rules are amended from time to time.

MEMBERSHIP

Children under 16 years of age are not permitted to be members of the club or use any of the facilities as a guest.

Members, guests shall not use any club facilities whilst suffering from any infections or contagious illness, disease or other ailment or whilst suffering from any physical ailment such as open cuts, abrasions, open sores or minor infections where there is a risk that such use may be detrimental to the health, safety, comfort or physical condition of the other members. gymBUG reserves the right to cancel any membership at our discretion.

KIDS MEMBERSHIP

  • Children over the age of 12 can use the gym facility but must be supervised at all times by a parent or guardian.
  • Children over the age of 12 are permitted to attend classes when supervised by a parent or guardian attending the class.
  • Overuse and/or overstrain whilst using the gym equipment and during exercise must be monitored by the supervising parent or guardian.
  • Children aged 8 yrs and above are not permitted to use the opposite gender changing facilities.
  • Children are allowed to use the facilities between the times of 9.00AM & 6.00PM.

ETIQUETTE

Members and their guests should be suitably dressed whilst using the club facilities. In particular clean training shoes must be worn at all times in the gymnasium.

Members and their Guests should use the equipment and facilities in accordance with the advice given by club staff and/or by notices suitably posted. Members and guests shall not abuse the equipment or facilities of the club and any member or guest who wilfully or negligently causes such damage shall pay for any damage to club property.

No member or guest may bring intoxicating liquor, food or steroids into the club nor use the club facilities whilst under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Smoking is not permitted in any part of the club or the outside perimeter. All members and guests must clean and wipe down gym equipment after use as a courtesy to the next user.

If you suffer from any medical complaints, please consult a GP prior to participating in any activity. If at any stage you feel unwell, stop exercising and contact a member of staff immediately.

All members and guests agree to the FIA Health Commitment Statement when commencing any activities as a condition of membership

All members and guests of members must consult the instructor before participating in a class for the first time.

Children under the age of 16 yrs are not permitted in the gym or studios, unless for a pre-arranged session that is organised and supervised by the club.

Glass bottles and drinking glasses are not permitted in the gym, studios. Mobile phones are not permitted in the gym, studios. Chewing gum is not permitted in the gym, studios.

Please be courteous to fellow members during busy times i.e. please do not ‘hog’ the equipment. Members will not be permitted to join a class once the warm up has commenced.
Please ask at reception for details on how to reserve studio classes within your club.

LIABILITIES

The management and its employees will not be liable in any way for the loss, or damages to, the property of members or guests, or for personal injury to, or death of any member or guest, except to the extent that such loss, damage, personal injury or death arises from the initial act, neglect or default of the management or any of its employees or agents.

The member warrants and represents that they are in good physical condition and that they know of no medical or other reason why they are not capable of engaging in active or passive exercise and that such exercise will not be detrimental to their health, safety, comfort or physical condition. In the event that you or your guest has any reservations in relation to physical condition you are required to seek independent medical advice prior to embarking upon any exercise. You & your guest must notify reception of any medical condition which may affect your ability to use the facilities. All members and guests agree to the FIA Health Commitment Statement when commencing any activities as a condition of membership. Induction training will be available to all members, attendance to induction training is the responsibility of all members and their guests. Any person using the facilities without attending induction training does so entirely at their own risk.

Cars parked in the club car park or elsewhere on the premises of the club and all contents are left at the owner’s risk and the club will accept no liability for loss or damage in respect thereof, unless caused by negligence of the management, employees or agents of the company.

The club accept no liability for personal belongings left on the premises or in lockers. Members & guests are strongly advised not to carry or leave valuables in lockers. In circumstances when it is necessary to carry valuables, please contact the Duty Manager. Members are required to bring a padlock with them each visit, as we do not loan padlocks. Lockers are provided on a daily basis only and items left overnight will be removed from the lockers and any contents will be disposed of for security reasons. This policy is adopted for member’s safety and security and is of prime importance in the club operation.

All members and guests must make their own arrangements in respect of insurance to cover injuries suffered by them or caused by them to any third party, as the proprietors accept no liability for any accident, injury or misadventure.

FACILITIES

The hours for bank holidays are normally 9am – 5pm, however, various bank holidays may differ, please see the manager for details. The management reserves the right to vary the opening and closing hours over the Christmas period or at any other time upon reasonable notice.

STUDIO FACILITIES

The management reserves the right to charge for special classes and services. Studio classes must be booked on-line to guarantee your place, which can be done up to 7 days in advance. Please ask at reception for details. Please note classes that are payable need to be paid for before booking can be accepted and that a ‘no show’ for a class will result in a charge unless the club has been notified prior to the class.

Members arriving after the warm up will be excluded from participating for safety reasons; however, they will not be charged for the class. Appropriate footwear must be worn at all times. Please note that the studio timetable is subject to change at any time, classes may be changed or removed from the timetable at the discretion of the Management.

TANNING FACILITIES

The sunbeds are available on a queuing basis. Goggles/winkies must be worn and the health and safety guidelines displayed in the sunbed rooms should be read and observed. Minimum age of 18yrs old applies to using the tanning facilities as well.

MAINTENANCE

gymBUG reserves the right to close any facilities for maintenance, renovation, cleaning and emergencies without prior notice.

VALUABLES

Lockers are provided at the club for your convenience. Storage of any items by you or your guests is at your own risk. gymBUG does not accept liability for loss or damage to members or guests property.

HEALTH & SAFETY

gymBUG reserves the right to restrict or refuse access to certain facilities at its absolute discretion on the grounds of health & safety. In the event you or your guest suffer any accident or injury at the club you must immediately notify a member of staff.

To see our health commitment statement click here.

MEMBER’S GUESTS

Each member may introduce up to a maximum of two guests at any one time. All guests must pay the appropriate guest entry fee and will be subject to all club rules. Management reserves the right to refuse entry to any guest at its absolute discretion.

Members are responsible for their guests’ actions and should accompany them at all times.

The guest warrants and represents that they are in good physical condition and that they know of no medical or other reason why they are not capable of engaging in active or passive exercise and that such exercise will not be detrimental to their health, safety, comfort or physical condition. Guests must read and observe all club rules and safety guidelines prior to using the facilities.