BERRY FITNESS CENTRE

  1. terms and conditions ACCESS The Centre is open 24|7, 365 days a year. Staffed hours are located on our door and website. All members and Visitors must scan their Access Pass at the Front door to gain access to the Gym, do not allow anyone to enter with you without scanning. Members are to advise of any changes of name or contact details. Members understand that the facilities are available to the general public and not exclusively for members. If you are under the age of 16 it is recommended not to enter the centre out of Staffed hours, if you do so then you do at your own risk. Your parent or guardian must give consent for you to participate in programs prescribed at the Centre and is responsible for any outstanding debt owed to Berry Fitness Centre incurred .

 

  1. CONDUCT/BEHAVIOUR Management reserves the right to refuse entry, suspend or cancel a membership without refund, or request any person to leave the premises if that person does not behave in a responsible manner, uses abusive or unacceptable language, Is disrespectful to staff, is under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol or does not adhere to the general conditions of entry. CCTV will be constantly monitoring the Centre. No outside food, smoking or chewing gum permitted in the Centre.

 

  1. FITNESS CENTRE AREAS SWEAT TOWELS MUST BE USED AT ALL TIMES and Disinfectant wipes are provided around the centre. Correct training attire and runners to be worn in Centre – no jeans, work clothes, boots, sandals, thongs, or offensive clothing. For hygienic reasons shirts or singlets must be worn at all times No person under the age of 14 is allowed in the Centre area unless accompanied by a guardian during a specific class or qualified instructor. Members can only access the ground floor class area outside of timetabled classes and outside of Personal Training use. A member must scan their Access Pass a 2nd time when entering the ground floor for either use or participating in a timetabled class.

 

  1. VIDEO SURVEILANCE, MOTION DETECTORS, EMERGENCY DURESS Our Centre is constantly monitored by CCTV cameras along with motion detectors. We have (3) on your person Emergency buttons (1) on ground floor and (2) on top floor. The Emergency buttons are for your safety, you are to wear them when you are alone in the centre or suffer from a high risk medical condition and are to only be pressed if you or another member requires emergency attention. We have (1) Duress call station on each floor also, located at the ground floor doorway and at the top of the stairs that will directly connect you to a monitoring station where a trained operator can assist in the event of an emergency or you feel unsafe. Evacuation procedures are also wall mounted around the Centre. We have only (1) entry and exit point for the Gym and (1) entry and (2) exits points for the ground floor. Lights and Music are motion detector controlled and will activate as soon as you scan your Access Pass. Fans are push button controlled with a vacuum release and Air-Conditioning is timer controlled. If you see strobe lights in the centre of the gym flashing, this is a warning that the motion detectors haven’t detected movement for some time and everything will turn off and the alarm with be armed if you don’t go scan your access card again. An announcement will come over the speakers instructing you to do so.

 

  1. MEMBERSHIP PAYMENT Management reserves the right to alter the length of the membership, deactivate an access pass or cancel it completely, without notice, if a member fails to make complete payment.

 

  1. COOLING OFF PERIOD/CANCELLATION New members have the right to cancel their membership within 7 days during their cooling off period if they are not completely satisfied with the services and programs. All cancellations must be in writing and must reach the Centre prior to the 7th day after signing. 30 days’ notice is required in writing for cancellations if the 7 days cooling off period has been exceeded. Cancellations are subject to management approval and all outstanding fees or cancellation fees must be paid. Installments continue during this 30 day period. All monies will be refunded for cancellations during the cooling off period with the exception of charges for services already delivered, which will be charged at casual rates.

 

  1. SUSPENSION OF MEMBERSHIP Suspension is at a cost of $5 per week, Minimum period allowed for suspension is 1 week and maximum period of 2 months at a time for suspension on any membership. Request for suspension time to be made at least 1 day prior to suspension date and can be done in person with a signed form or via email. This is to be completed prior to absence.

 

  1. TRANSFER OF MEMBERSHIP All transfers must be approved by Centre management and applicable forms to be signed.

 

  1. ADDITIONAL FEES Members should be aware that some services require an additional fee. These services are for personal training, boot camps and specialised classes. An Access Pass is required for entry, if lost or stolen this will incur a replacement fee. Management must be notified immediately of a lost Access Pass. If a member is found allowing a non-member to enter our premises without the intent of seeing a staff member Immediately a Trespass fee is automatically deducted on 1st offence, on a 2nd offence $250 will be deducted either at once or over a short period of time. Membership is immediately then cancelled and Access pass deactivated. If you are found to have pressed an emergency button for anything other than an emergency, you will incur the fee it may cost for the Patrol response and may lose the use of your membership. Quarterly fees are incorporated into our memberships. If you are a member paying installments this $9.95 fee is deducted from your account on the 1st of March, June, Sept and Dec of each year. Locking your price where it is and helping to keep our centre and services at a high standard.

 

  1. LIABILITY The Centre is not responsible for any lost or stolen items or damage to property or vehicles. Lockers & pigeon holes are available & monitored. Any member who willfully or neglectfully causes such damage shall pay damages to the Centre. Members are responsible for their guests and children. Members and Visitors waive and release Berry Fitness Centre of any liability, without limitation, all injuries which may occur, regardless of negligence, as a result of; (a) your use of all amenities and equipment in the facility and your participation in any activity, class, program, personal training or instruction, (b) the sudden and unforeseen malfunctioning of any equipment, (c) any dietary recommendations and (d) your slipping and / or falling while in the centre premises, including adjacent footpaths and parking areas. We strongly advise if you suffer from a heart condition that you do not use our facility during non-staffed hours and obtain a medical certificate from your doctor, if you do so, you do at your own risk.

 

  1. MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO Suspend or expel without refund any person whose conduct is deemed improper or in any way detrimental to the Centre. Close off any part of the premises or any piece of equipment for maintenance (or for any reason) at any time. The Centre will not be held responsible or liable for such occurrences. Cancel/ Reschedule any classes or activities run by the centre at late notice for any reason ie: trainer availability, public holidays or participant numbers do not meet the requirements of a minimum of 3 people. Amend any fees or charges without notice. Change the Centre rules without notice. Amend the ‘Staffed hours’ at any time without notice. Allow the Centre to be ‘unstaffed’ on Public holidays or anytime without notice.

 

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