We are pleased to announce that the Capella Tower Health Club is open for use. This page provides communications and instructions on how Property Management, fitness staff, and tenants can work together to ensure a safe and comfortable experience. Please read the following information before returning to the fitness center. We are looking forward to seeing you again!
Fitness Center Hours
The fitness center will remain open from 6:00am – 7:00pm Monday through Friday. The fitness center will CLOSE daily from 9:00am – 10:00am and 3:00pm – 4:00pm for deep cleaning; members will not be allowed access during this time.
Capacity and Reservations
Occupancy in the fitness center will be limited to a maximum of 12 members at one time. Members are required to make a reservation in advance. Reservations are blocked in one hour time slots; members may book up to two time slots per day. Reservations will open each Friday for the following week. Fitness staff have the right to ask members to leave the fitness center if they visit outside of or without a reservation time. Each locker room has a max capacity of 5 people at one time.
Masks are required at all times in the fitness center. This includes (but is not limited to) entering/exiting, locker room use, and while exercising. If a member is unable to wear a mask for any reason, they are encouraged to utilize virtual fitness center offerings.
To prevent the spread of illness members are required to be in good health prior to entry into the fitness center.
Additionally, members will be encouraged to:
Read all of the policies listed here as well as all signs posted in the Fitness Center
Contact the Program Manager (Alyssa - firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions
Pre-plan their workout prior to entering the fitness center
Limit items touched in the facility to only the items needed
Wipe down all equipment before AND after use
Use weights that you can comfortably lift without use of a spotter
Members will not be permitted to:
Share equipment without cleaning between each use
Spot one another
Do circuit style workouts that require the use of more than one machine or piece of equipment at a time
"Work in" on a machine between sets of another member
Linger in the fitness center before/after their workout
Hand sanitizer will be provided to members upon entering and exiting the facility. Screening questions are posted at the door to ensure proper precautions are taken upon entry. Please wear a mask upon entering and when interacting with the fitness center staff at the front desk.
To ensure all members are knowledgeable of all new fitness center policies, AdvantageHealth will communicate fitness center policies through member emails, social media, website, and posts throughout the fitness center.
Group Exercise Studio
We are hosting a wide variety of virtual group fitness classes for members to attend via Zoom. The group fitness studio may be used by one person at a time for yoga and/or bodyweight workouts. All equipment kept in the studio is off limits (mats, bikes, etc.) unless approved by a staff member.
Cardio and Strength Equipment
Alternating pieces of cardio equipment are blocked off to allow distancing between fitness center members. All equipment with soft surfaces such as floor mats and rubber handles will be removed from use. Only one member at a time will be permitted to use the strength training area.
On-Site Amenities – Locker Rooms, Towels, Drinking Fountains
Towel service is unavailable until further notice. Locker room access will be available with a maximum occupancy of five. Shared amenities such as hairdryers, lotion, and mouthwash amenities are removed from use. The drinking fountain is closed, but the touch free water bottle filler is open for use. Masks are required while using the locker room. Each locker room has a max capacity of 5 people at one time.
Personal Training Services
Members who wish to attend in person sessions with their Personal Trainer will be required to wear a mask and maintain a distance of 6 feet from staff. We will continue offering virtual options for the foreseeable future. Please contact Alyssa (email@example.com) if you’d like to learn more.
Fitness Staff Requirements
Staff will wear a face covering anytime members are utilizing the facility. Staff will be required to wash hands frequently throughout the day per CDC guidelines. To ensure safety compliance, staff were required to attend a COVID-19 training prior to returning to the fitness center. AdvantageHealth staff members will abide by a specific COVID-19 policy in the event of becoming ill or coming into contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19.
Fitness Center Use for Outdoor Activities
Members may use the fitness center to change and do their workout outdoors, however, they will be used towards the total headcount of the fitness center and locker rooms until they have removed their belongings from the locker room.
Fitness Center Airflow
Property will continuously maximize fresh-air and eliminate air re-circulation. Fans that blow air across members are removed from use.
During Fitness Center Hours
The fitness center will close daily from 9:00am – 10:00am and 3:00pm – 4:00pm to allow custodial staff to provide a thorough cleaning of fitness equipment, locker rooms, and common areas.
Outside Fitness Center Hours
The property completes an evening cleaning/sanitation of the fitness center, locker rooms, and common areas.
Fitness and Wellness Programming
Fitness and wellness programming will be offered both virtually and in person to accommodate both tenant employees that are in the office and still working from home. Programs will be modified so that challenges or activities can be accomplished in various settings and with multiple equipment options. AdvantageHealth will listen for member feedback on programming ideas, content, and execution to best accommodate the needs and safety of all members.