To help keep the atmosphere and create a respectful environment for all members we politely request that the following rules be observed:
The club’s opening hours, as amended from time to time, are displayed at reception. Members must ensure they cease use of the Club Facilities at least 30 minutes before the Club closes to allow adequate time for showering and dressing.
Admitted on payment in advance of the visitors. Members must accompany their guests at all times and members shall not leave the Club premises before their guests. All guests must sign the guest book and the appropriate Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire. The Club reserves the right to refuse admission to a guest for reasons of health and safety or if the proposed guest has previously not complied with Club rules.
Safe and appropriate sports wear, including footwear must be worn at all times. Any member not wearing suitable attire may be asked to leave the gym.
Members must ensure they are aware of the age restrictions (as displayed on Club notice boards, or as instructed by staff) applying to the use of the Steam/Sauna by minors. Minors must be supervised by an accompanying adult at all times unless otherwise permitted by the Club. Members and Guests must shower before and after using the Steam/Sauna. Shaving and exfoliating are not permitted in the Sauna or Steam room.
No children are allowed in the changing room of the opposite sex once they have reached the age determined by the Club. Club staff or other users of the changing rooms at the time may agree to relax this particular restriction in particular circumstances.
For security reasons, Members and Guests must store personal belongings in the lockers provided. All usage of lockers is governed by the membership terms and conditions. Lockers are provided on a daily basis only, and items left overnight will be removed on the following day and treated as lost property.
Kickstart Gym accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage to personal property. Members are responsible for their own belongings whilst on site.
All lost property found on the premises should be handed into the Club reception. Items whose ownership cannot be identified will be stored by the Club for four weeks and then donated to local charities. Items which appear valuable may be sold with the proceeds donated to charity.
SAFETY AND HYGIENE
In the interest of Safety and hygiene, no crockery or glasses are allowed in the changing rooms and other fitness areas. No pets will be allowed in the Club premises, with the exception of guide dogs. Entry to the club is only permitted at the Club reception and entrance. Fire exits, which are clearly marked, are there in the interests of safety and members and visitors must not interfere with these doors for any reason. In the event of emergency evacuation, members and visitors must immediately make their way in an orderly fashion to the nearest available exit.
If any member shall cause nuisance or annoyance to other members, guests or Club staff, or misuse the Club facilities, or breach any etiquette guidelines, or generally behave inappropriately, the Club reserves the right to refuse admission or suspend or terminate membership. In particular, abusive language, threatening or violent behaviour will not be tolerated. All minors using the Club must be supervised by an accompanying adult at all times. No photography is allowed in any area of the Club.
COMMENTS AND COMPLAINTS
Please refer to any comments or complaints to a member of the Club staff. Written complaints must be addressed to the Club General Manager.
No food or drink or otherwise, or illegal substances may be brought into and consumed within the Club or its grounds. The Club is a non-smoking environment. Any attempt to exercise under the influence of such shall entitle Kickstart Gym the right to remove you from the premises if it reasonably believes you are unfit to use the facilities safely. Any member in breach risks having their membership terminated.
By accessing the gym and utilising the equipment, members are deemed to have read and understood the terms and conditions of membership.
Members must inform Kickstart Gym of any change of contact, email address or telephone numbers.
Do NOT grant gym access to non-members. Access is only granted to those who have paid for membership and signed the membership form and waiver.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY READINESS QUESTIONNAIRE
Upon joining the Club all new members are required to complete and sign a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire to ensure that the Club’s staff are fully informed of any physical or medical condition which could affect the members ability or suitability to take part in physical activities. Only if the Club’s staff are fully and accurately informed, ca they assess the member’s health and fitness level and prepare an appropriate exercise program. The Club strongly recommends that all members seek medical advice before commencing a new exercise programme and the Club reserves the right to request a doctor’s certificate and to reject a membership application is a satisfactory doctor’s certificate is not received by the Club.