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A NOTE TO CHICAGO HEIGHTS MEMBERS

PHASE TWO UPDATE

We are SAFELY moving to Phase Two

Thanks to you, your amazing fellow members and our dedicated staff we are safely moving into Phase Two! Safe to say that adapting to a new way of doing routine things has been an adjustment. Just like our muscles, the more we work through change, together, the stronger we become. We appreciate your continued commitment to do your part to keep us all safe.

Effective July 30th, our clubs will be implementing the following updates into our operations:

Pools are open and aqua classes resume with limited capacity. We are not providing aquatics workout equipment at this time, but members are encouraged to bring their own.
  • We are operating under normal hours: Monday-Friday 5:30am - 10pm, Saturday and Sunday 7am - 7pm, starting July 6th.
  • Restrictions lifted on capacity and length of stay, as long as social distancing is maintained.
  • Guests are allowed back into the facility. Limit one guest per member.
  • Employees, members and guests are required to wear face masks, except during workouts.
  • Basketball courts open for shooting only and are restricted to 3 people per hoop. Must bring your own ball, Do NOT share basketballs with others. 
  • Indoor track remains closed at this time.
  • Towels and swimsuit bags will be available at the Front Desk.
  • Locker rooms remain open with reduced availability.
  • Saunas and Steam Rooms are open with limited capacity.
  • Group Exercise classes continue in limited capacity, with social distancing and sign up available at the front desk. 
  • Personal Training continues in a limited capacity, with social distancing.
  • Adult Swim Lessons will resume in accordance with American Red Cross Guidelines. Youth swim lessons will not resume at this time.
  • Now offering short-term Summer memberships and Medical Memberships.
  • Membership Coordinator sales hours beginning Monday, July 6th as follows: Monday-Friday 9am - 7pm, evenings and Saturdays available by appointment only.
  • KIDZONE will remain closed.
  • Cafe will remain closed. Snacks and water are available at the Front Desk.
As always, our decisions regarding COVID-19 are driven based on sound data and our Governor’s orders. We will remain fluid and keep you updated via email, social media and on our website.
We look forward to seeing you at the club!

Download our re-opening guide here for more details.

Sincerely,
Sue Johnson
Executive Director

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

CHICAGO HEIGHTS RE-OPENING FAQs

Prior to coming to the Club

Q. What hours will the club be open?

         A. We are operating under normal hours: Monday-Friday 5:30am - 10pm, Saturday and Sunday 7am - 7pm, starting July 6th.

              (usage will be closely monitored, hours subject to change).

Q. Will I be screened upon arrival?

         A. Yes, we will be providing temperature checks.  

Q. Can I Bring a guest?

         A. Guests are allowed as of July, 6th.

Q. Do I have to wear a mask at the Fitness Center?

         A. Staff, members and guest sare required to wear face masks, except during workouts.

Q. Will locker rooms be open upon re-opening?

         A. Locker rooms remain open with limited availability. 

Q. Will pools be avaiable for use? 

         A. Yes, pools are open, as of July 6th, and aqua classes resume with limited capacity. We are not providing aquatics workout equipment at this time, but members are encouraged to bring their own. Adult Swim Lessons will resume in accordance with American Red Cross Guidelines.

Cleaning, Sanitation and Social Distancing Precautions Upon Re-opening

Q. How can I be assured that I will not contract COVID during my visit?

         A. Sadly, we cannot guarantee that you are 100% safe from contracting the COVID-19 virus. We have taken every step possible to do our part and ask members to do their part by adhering to social distancing and cleaning equipment before and after use.

Q. What measures are in place to keep members safe? 

         A. We have added several several cleaning regimens and are reducing touch points. A few of these precautions include: 

               • Touchless check-in through one point of entry

               • Still adminsertiring touchless temperature readings 

               • All seating areas spaced for social distancing

               • Equipment spaced for social distancing

               • Outdoor track is open while indoor track remains closed

Services

Q. Are Group Exercise Classes available?

         A. Yes, Group Exercise classes continue in limited capacity, with social distancing. Registration required and you can sign up upon club entry.

Q. Is Personal Training in operation?

         A. Yes, personal training is in full effect. Private , Buddy and Small Group Training are available for all, with limited capacities and proper social distancing.

Q. What services are remaining closed at this time? 

         A. KIDZONE and cafe will remain closed at this time. Youth swim lessons will not resume at this time. 

Billing 

Q.  When will my billing kick back in? 

         A. Your billing will begin Wednesday, July 1, 2020.