Enhanced Safety Measures

Keeping Your Fitness Safe

Learn how Rush Copley Healthplex is keeping your fitness safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Man wearing mask while lifting weights

Effective Friday, November 20, 2020

For the health and safety of our members and staff, we are readying the club with new safety measures, including:

Face Masks Required at All Times
Face masks are required to be worn at ALL times by everyone while in the fitness center, even while actively exercising. The mask needs to cover the mouth and nose at all times.

Temperature Monitoring  
All staff and members will be required to have their temperature taken and be screen for COVID symptoms. If staff or member have a temperature over 100.0 degrees they will not be permitted to enter the club or permitted to participate in club activities.

Enhanced Cleaning
Enhanced and increased frequency of cleaning and disinfecting of all high touch areas. With disinfectants approved by the Centers for Disease Control, staff will clean each piece of equipment before and after each use.

Group Fitness Classes - Online Only
We are suspending all in-person group fitness classes and taking them virtual. We are launching a new, live virtual class schedule beginning Monday, November 23. Online registration will be available starting on Friday, November 20. To register, click here follow these steps:

  • Select the “Access My Account” button and proceed to set up your account. If the system does not recognize you, please call us to update your information or visit the club to walk through a personalized tutorial.
  • Click the “Group Activities” option and register for your classes. You may register up to one week in advance.
  • Classes for active all access members are free of charge. Class fees will apply for tennis members, members on current freeze, and non-members.

Swim and Tennis
Group program classes are also suspended. We will be contacting swim and tennis program participants to discuss available options. Private personal training, swim, and tennis lessons may continue. For tennis practice or private lessons only 2 people per court maximum, please call us for more information. No competitive or recreational play is allowed at this time.

Social Distancing
All staff and members are required to practice social distancing of 6 to 10 feet or greater at all times, including during personal training, tennis lessons.

Locker Rooms are Closed
All lockers rooms will be closed. There will be limited private changing rooms available in the Family Locker Room hall for swim only. Showers will not be open. It is recommended that members arrive prepared to exercise in workout attire. Sauna, steam room, whirlpool and cold plunge pools will remain closed, as well as massage services.

Capacity of 25% or Less
Monitoring will be in place to ensure that the fitness center remains at or below capacity limits. Reservations are required for pool usage, no more than 48 hours in advance.

Additional Measures

Aquatics

Safe Monitoring

  • Masks are required to be worn by all staff and visitors when not in the pool.
  • Parents may drop their children off and pick them up at the pool deck.
  • One parent may observe class on the last day of the session.
  • One parent may observe during private swim lessons.
  • Parents with children not enrolled in an aquatic class which is being held at the time when they are present must exit the pool deck.
  • All swim participants will enter/exit pool area through the Family Locker room entrance.

Sanitation

  • Class sizes will be limited and first come first served.
  • Please allow 10 minutes prior to class start times.
  • Class start times will be staggered to allow for sanitation of all equipment by our team before and after each use.
  • Any equipment used in the pool must be checked in and out at the attendant’s station located on the pool deck and will be sanitized after each use.
  • Water fountains will not be readily available for use and therefore we ask that you bring a water bottle.
  • Whirlpool, sauna, steam room and cold plunge pool are not available for use at this time.

Social Distancing

  • Lap swimmers: 1 per lane
  • Private swim lessons will be available at certain times of the day while observing appropriate social distancing.
Childcare

Safe Monitoring

  • Children and staff will be required to wear face masks and maintain social distance of at least 6 feet when possible.
  • Frequent hand washing and hand sanitizing will be practiced throughout the day.
  • A daily health screening and temperature check will take for children and staff upon arrival.

Sanitation

  • Cleaning and disinfecting of all areas will be done frequently throughout the day per CDC guidelines.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available.
  • Designated restrooms, cleaned and sanitized every hour will be available for hand washing.
  • Water fountains will not be available for use. Please bring a water bottle for you child.
  • Objects will be shared on a minimum basis and will be disinfected before and after each use.
  • Children's personal belongings will be kept in a designated area outside of Kids Active Club.

Group Size and Staffing

  • Groups will be kept to a maximum of 10 children per day with 1 to 2 staff members as necessary.
Fitness

Safe monitoring

  • Staff and  Members are required to wear masks at all times, including during exercise, covering both mouth and nose.
  • We welcome everyone to come to the club unless you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have recently been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19.
  • All who enter the facility, including staff will complete a temperature check and health screening each time they visit.

Sanitation

  • Entry areas will be left open to minimize touch points.
  • We have deployed more sanitizing stations and many more hand sanitizers per club.
  • Additional disinfecting wipes have been added for enhanced cleaning procedures.
  • We ask that members be courteous and wipe down equipment both before and after use.
  • Our fitness team will be spot treating equipment after each use and will conduct a more widespread sanitation process mid-day.
  • High-touch points and items with porous surfaces will be eliminated and/or sanitized regularly.
  • Water fountains and towels will not be available for use and therefore we ask that you bring your own.

Social Distancing

  • Fitness equipment has been appropriately spaced for social distancing.
  • Personal training will be available in designated areas while observing appropriate distancing protocols.
  • Equipment will not be shared by participants.
Massage
Massage services are unavailable at this time.
Tennis

Safe monitoring

  • Temperature taken prior to programs and masks must be worn at all times, even while on court.
  • Parents may watch their child during private tennis lesson but must wear a mask and be courtside.The viewing mezzanine will be closed.
  • Tournaments are postponed until the USTA resumes sanctioning.

Sanitation

  • Instructors will maintain their own ball cart and teaching equipment.
  • Before each lesson, instructors will sanitize all hoppers, tubes, carts etc. Items will also be cleaned at the end of the day and before opening the next day. Gloves will be provided if needed.
  • Participants are to bring water and towel as they will not be available indoors or outdoors.
  • Sanitizer stations are available at all touch points throughout the facilities.
  • Additional products for sanitation will be available at each teaching cart.
  • Balls, carts and hoppers will either be sanitized between lessons or rotated out of use until sanitized.
  • Entry areas will be left open to minimize touch points.
  • Students that want to practice feature serving will need to bring two cans of balls that only they handle for serving

Social Distancing

  • Instructor to student ratios 4:1.
  • Arrive 5-10 minutes prior to scheduled lesson/clinic.
  • Programs held in same areas will have a 15 minute time block between.

Pro shop services available

  • Stringing at standard rates plus $2 surcharge for mandatory overgrip replacement
  • Grip replacement