Covid-19 Precautions

Masks and social distancing are required for those who are not yet fully vaccinated.  If you have already received your vaccine you are welcome to remove your mask while you work out.  Masks are required by all individuals while Cardiac Rehab in is session, there will be staff and signage in the designated area’s effected.

We have already in place updated air filters in compliance with NYS safety guidelines. Our ventilation system in the locker rooms does pull in 100% outside air. During our closure, we remodeled our main strength floor and installed new rubber flooring that is easily sanitized throughout the day, in addition to installing all-new equipment. We are limiting to every other piece of cardio equipment to ensure a safe distance during high aerobic activities.

We are committed to keeping you safe and healthy. 

We are encouraging members to be in the habit of cleaning machines before and after each use, this ensures your safety and that of our community. In addition to having a cleaning staff on throughout the day, we have implemented electrostatic defogging to sanitize the whole facility overnights as well. Electrostatic fogging works by charging the sanitization solution, the charged ions then fully coat all surfaces of the equipment, wrapping around all sides to ensure your safety.

Locker rooms and showers are open! We ask that you please practice safe social distancing while in the locker rooms. The Steam Room and Sauna’s have reopened. Use of these facilities is limited to vaccinated members only. 

We are now offering a variety of classes that will be available through live stream for those of you who are not quite ready to come back in person in addition to our ongoing group fitness classes. Virtual membership is now an option! There is no additional cost for group fitness classes for active members, they are included gratis in your membership.

Lane 1 in the lap pool is now operating on a reservation basis for those who are not quite comfortable sharing a lane or for those who are not yet fully vaccinated. Lanes 2-4 are open swim for all members who have been fully vaccinated, no reservation is required.  and are limited to one person per lane in lanes 3 & 4 to allow for appropriate social distancing for those who are not yet vaccinated.   The warm water therapy pool is operating on a drop-in basis.  Please be aware during Physical Therapy times the maximum occupancy for the warm water pool will be reduced to 6 individuals.  Aquatics classes are currently limited to only those who are fully vaccinated. 

 You can register ahead of time for any of the Aquatics or Group fitness classes online through the Empower ME section of our website or by phone.

 

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