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The Beast Sports Center LLC (BSC) designed the Membership Policies ("Policies") and the facility rules, including rules listed here and rules posted in the facility ("Rules") to ensure a safer and more enjoyable environment in which to exercise. So, please be thoughtful and observe the Policies and Rules that you, and all members, have agreed to follow. BSC may, in its sole discretion, modify the Policies and Rules without notice at any time. It's your responsibility to know and follow the most current Policies and Rules. All approved signs posted in a club or on the premises shall be considered a part of the Policies and Rules of BSC.
The following Polices and Rules replace all previous Policies and Rules. If there is any conflict between these Policies and the posted facility Rules, these Policies and Rules apply.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY POLICY STATEMENT
BSC seeks, enrolls and maintains memberships without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or age. It is further gym policy that no circumstance or conduct undertaken by gym personnel shall have the effect of discrimination on the basis of any of the aforementioned classifications. All gym members shall have full and equal access (except staff areas)to the facility. All members with disabilities shall be entitled to reasonable accommodations for their physical and mental impairments. Any member who believes that they have been treated unfairly on any of the aforementioned matters should first report to gym management at email@example.com
RESTROOM AND SHOWER POLICY
Only use the restroom or shower assigned to your gender. Only one person is allowed in each area at one time. Exception: Parents are encouraged to accompany small minor children at all times. Clean up after yourself, all personal items should be taken with you when you leave the facility.
PERSONAL INFORMATION AND PRIVACY
We will not sell your information to anyone. All employees and members/guests are prohibited from sharing personal information on anyone without permission. All membership inquires or updates must be made by the primary account holder/legal guardian only.
You must check in at the front desk on each visit to our facility. Scan your keytag or ask an employee to check you in. All members are responsible for having a keytag and carrying it with them. Failure to scan, during all hours will result in cancellation of your membership.
MEMBERSHIP FREEZE POLICY
Qualification and Notice Requirements: BSC will only freeze your membership if you are in good standing, you have all fees paid, you are current on your monthly dues, you provide at least ten days’ notice for a freeze request to allow BSC to process your request, and you qualify for one of the three categories below:
Medical Disability: You must provide BSC with verification from your physician stating your medical disability will prevent you from using our facilities. The minimum term for a medical freeze is three months and the maximum is six months.
Active Duty Military Transfer or Extended Volunteer Assignment: You must provide BSC with a copy of your transfer, deployment or extended volunteer assignment orders. There is no minimum or maximum for assignment freeze. If you request a specific freeze term less than six months, your membership and monthly Electronic Funds Transfer ("EFT") or credit card charge will automatically resume at the end of the specified time. If you request a specific freeze term greater than six months, or you do not specify a freeze term, you must contact BSC to reactivate.
Temporary Employment Transfer: You must provide BSC with verification from your employer, on company letterhead, that you are being temporarily transferred. The minimum term for a temporary employment transfer freeze is three months and the maximum freeze is six months.
Extended Freeze: As a courtesy to our members, BSC may approve or deny your request for an extended freeze for reasons other than those listed above. The maximum length of an extended freeze is 12 months. If BSC does not receive notification to reactivate or further extend your freeze within 12 months, your membership agreement will be terminated.
Dues During Freeze: No further dues will be collected during your approved freeze and your right to access BSC facilities during the freeze will be suspended. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you will still be required to pay an Annual Maintenance Fee (plus applicable taxes), as provided in your membership agreement, during your approved freeze so long as your membership is in effect. In the event your membership is prepaid, the term of the prepaid membership shall be extended, without further dues, for the same period of the freeze. Except for military freezes greater than 6 months or unspecified, your membership will be reactivated and your monthly EFT or credit card charge will automatically resume at the end of your freeze period.
Freeze Request Decisions: If your request does not conform to this Membership Freeze Policy, you will be notified that your request has been denied and your membership shall remain active unless cancelled.
BSC encourages you to bring friends, relatives and business associates for a guest visit. We strongly recommend that you make an appointment for your guest's visit and a tour/orientation may be required. A guest must check in at the front desk, be at least 18, sign a medical and injury release form and pay a guest fee before using our facilities (a parent or legal guardian may bring a minor as a guest if the adult member agrees to sign the appropriate release forms). BSC may restrict the number of guests and times you may bring guests. You must inform guests about these Policies. Any member caught sneaking friends in, allowing others to use their passcode, or opening the door for ANYONE, may be charged with trespassing. If you are NOT a member, do not come in our facility during non staffed hours, you will be charged with trespassing.
USE OF BSC FACILITIES
Availability of Facilities: BSC facilities or services, including but not limited to, classes, equipment, childcare, private training areas may have limited hours, be discontinued altogether at anytime, or be offered on a “first come first serve” basis. BSC reserves the right to charge a separate participation or reservation fee for any or all of these facilities or services. Use of BSC facilities or services are authorized and limited pursuant to your membership agreement.
Conflicts Regarding Use: Please don't linger on the equipment because other members may want to use it. No member should monopolize the equipment or weights. If there is a sign-up list for the use of the equipment and a maximum time limit on its use then the directions for the use of the sign-up list are part of the gym Rules and BSC expects all the members to follow them. No individual or personal training is allowed in the group fitness or boxing area during event or class times. In short, observe gym etiquette. If there is a conflict over use, let management resolve it.
Weights & Other Equipment: There are specific Rules posted regarding the use of the weights and other equipment in our facilities. As a courtesy, please replace the weights on the rack after you use them and wipe off any benches after your use. Do not drop dumbbells or steel plates/bars on the floor.
No Solicitation: BSC facilities are provided for the private use of gym members only and are not open to the public. Any solicitation within any club is absolutely forbidden. This includes, for example: solicitation for profit, political purposes or any other reason; use of petitions; distributing or posting leaflets, notices or advertising anywhere in our facility; or leaving multiple copies of leaflets or other papers in any area.
GENERAL POLICIES FOR MINORS
Please check with the front desk for specific Rules, Policies and fees covering the Kids’ Club (childcare) and minors. You and your minor children must follow any such Rules or Policies and pay any applicable fees. To join, all minors need the financial guaranty of a parent or guardian and the parent or guardian must sign the membership agreement.
Minors Under 12: Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times when in the facilities, including during personal coaching sessions and classes. If your minor child does not behave, BSC may ask you to make other arrangements. BSC does not permit children over six years old of the opposite sex in the bathrooms.
Minors 12 - 17: May use facilities without being accompanied by a parent or guardian if the minor is a member or a guest and their parent or guardian signed the financial guaranty and the membership agreement. BSC reserves the right, in its discretion, to require that a parent or guardian accompany a minor. Minors are not allowed to purchase daypasses or after hour passes online. Failure to comply with this rule will result in possible removeable from our facility and loss of fees paid.
BSC provides lockers for members to use only while working out in the gym. You should always use a lock to protect your property. Do not leave any valuable property in a locker at any time. BSC is not responsible for any theft of or damage to your property. If you leave a lock on a locker while you're not in the gym, BSC will consider your property abandoned and has the right to cut off the lock. If you leave your property, BSC shall have the right to donate your property to charity.
PROHIBITED ITEMS AND ACTIVITIES
No Alcohol, Drugs, or Vaping/Smoking: You cannot engage in any activity at BSC while under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol. BSC does not permit smoking, alcohol, or illegal drugs, including steroids, in any of its facilities.
No Weapons: No weapons of any kind are permitted in our facilities.
Photos/Filming: Taking photos or filming of others is not permitted without their prior knowledge and consent, and under no circumstances is any photography or filming permitted in the bathrooms, showers or kid's area.
Food & Beverages: BSC reserves the right to limit the consumption of food or beverages in workout areas.
Personal Training: No member may train another member for compensation. If BSC determines that such training occurs at our facility, the trainer and/or trainee will lose their membership.
Outside Equipment: BSC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to limit or restrict the use of outside equipment in the club. You must get written approval from the owner to bring in any equipment other than personal sports equipment. (i.e. yoga mats. resistance bands, boxing gloves) BSC is not responsible for damage or theft of any personal property.
BSC requires you to wear appropriate clothing and footwear while in its facilities such as gym shorts, T-shirts (that cover your chest), undergarments or tights with all apparel, jogging, aerobic and sweat outfits, clothes that have not been torn or altered. Street clothes/shoes and jeans are not appropriate. No street or black-soled shoes permitted. Being barefoot in the general workout area is prohibited. BSC recommends closed toed shoes be worn on the general workout floor at all times, and wearing opened toed shoes or socks alone is at your own risk.
Carrying a workout towel is recommended. Please use the cleaning station supplies to wipe down equipment after use.
While in BSC facilities, BSC does not permit and will not tolerate any inappropriate conduct. Such conduct includes, without limitation, using loud, abusive, offensive, insulting, demeaning language, profanity, lewd conduct or any conduct that harasses or is bothersome to members, guests or employees. NO GUM is ALLOWED. Note that we have limited staffed hours, please clean up after yourself. No outside personal music players other than headphones are allowed. Remember no member is permitted behind our front counter AT ANY TIME. Access to keys for protected equipment (specialty bars or weights) and OUR MUSIC SYSTEM is for staff members only during staffed hours only. Failure to respect these policies will result in termination of your membership with no refunds given.
VIOLATION OF POLICIES OR RULES
If any member or guest violates any of the Policies or Rules, BSC will ask that person to stop or leave. A member’s violation of any of the Policies or Rules may also cause BSC, in its sole discretion, to terminate that person’s membership and/or other agreements.
Use of steroids to increase strength or growth can cause serious health problems. Steroids can keep teenagers from growing to their full height; they can also cause heart disease, stroke, and damage liver function. Men and women using steroids may develop fertility problems, personality changes, and acne. Men can also experience premature balding and development of breast tissue. There are also civil and criminal penalties for the unauthorized sale, use, or exchange of anabolic steroids.