Mission Fitness COVID -19 Policy
1. Control Access
Patrons and attendees of Mission Fitness will be required to enter the furthest left door of the main entrance. Access to the rest of the Capital News Centre (CNC) will be barricaded off. With the exception of Lifemark staff and its clients, no one else will be able to attend the facility. Individuals with no affiliation to Lifemark or Mission Fitness will be asked to leave immediately if they attend the facility. People who have travelled in the last two weeks or have been in contact with anyone with COVID-19 will not be allowed into CNC.
2. Mask Policy
Effective October 1, 2020, all employees, visitors, and customers are required to wear a mask or face covering upon entering and remaining within the Capital News Centre. The mask or face covering must cover the nose, mouth, and chin. Masks are not required inside Mission Fitness or during fitness training sessions. Please read Capital News Centre’s complete COVID-19 policy here.
3. Limited Occupancy
Mission Fitness will be limited to 25 people in the gym and 20 people on the track at a time. All attendees of the facility will be required to book a time from the time slots below for either the gym or track.
Monday – Friday
- 6:00am – 7:30am
- 8:00am – 9:30am
- 10:00am – 11:30am
- 12:00pm – 1:30pm
- 2:00pm – 3:30pm
- 4:00pm – 5:30pm
- 6:00pm – 7:30pm
- 8:00pm – 9:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
- 7:00am – 8:30am
- 9:00am – 10:30am
- 11:00am – 12:30pm
- 1:00pm – 2:30pm
- 3:00pm – 4:30pm
There will be a 30 minute change over period in order to ensure all patrons vacate the building accordingly. This 30 minute period will also serve as a time for our staff to disinfect the area and process payments for all of the next clientele entering the facility. Please call our office number at 250 764 3189 or visit our website in order to book your preferred time slot.
Booking requests further than 1 week from the current date is not permitted at this time. There will be a $5.00 penalty for no show. Patrons visiting the facility will be required to sign a waiver form every time they enter. The waiver form can be downloaded here. The form will also be available at the facility.
When attending the facility, please show up on time and wait patiently until one of our administrative assistants comes to the front door to let you in.
Individuals who fail to book are free to show up to the respective time that they wish to attend without a booking. Please be advised that individuals with bookings will take precedence in the instance that Mission Fitness is at maximum capacity. Mission Fitness will also be accepting drop – ins.
4. Payment for Services
Memberships will be active again and will resume on June 1st. Continuous payment plans occurring on the 17th will now be switched to the 3rd and payments occurring on the 3rd will now be on 17th. This is to compensate for the lost time on memberships as we closed on the 17th of March. All prepaid membership accounts that were running past our closure date on the 17th of March will be credited their lost time. All regular payment types and fees will continue upon our opening date.
5. Hand Hygiene
All patrons and staff will be required to clean and sanitize hands upon entering and leaving the facility. Additional hand sanitizing stations will be placed throughout the facility.
6. Sign Postage
Signage will be posted throughout the building as a reminder to physically and socially distance, to wash hands frequently, direct flow of traffic and advise individuals to not enter the facility should they be ill or are not a patron of Mission Fitness/Lifemark.
7. Screening all patrons
Mission Fitness Staff will be required to have all patrons sign off / agree on the following each time they enter the facility:
- Do you have any of the following symptoms: coughing, fever, sore throat, or difficulty breathing? If the answer is yes, you cannot enter the facility
- Maintaining a safe distance between other members
- Being responsible for cleaning their own equipment before and after using
- Cleaning hands before and after entering the facility
- Not moving equipment from its designated space that we have given it.
8. Staff Self-Monitoring
Any staff that present the following symptoms; coughing, fever, sore throat, or difficulty breathing will not be permitted to work. Staff will be trained on new policies and procedures.
No cash payments will be processed during this time. Only tap payment or credit cards will be accepted for payment.
Mission Fitness will utilize disinfectants that have been confirmed to be effective against SARS-CoV-2. The facility will be disinfected fully before opening. Once open the facility will be disinfected on a scheduled basis subsequent to each scheduled training block.
Members will be provided with spray bottles and paper towel to wipe down their own equipment prior to and after utilizing equipment.
11. Machinery Distance
Machines will be distanced approximately 2 meters in order to ensure the safety of patrons and mitigating contact. Some Cardio machines will be marked as “Not Available” if they are situated too close to other pieces of equipment in the gym.
12. Personal Training
Personal training is now available. Please contact us to book your session.
13. Group Fitness Classes
Group Fitness Classes will not be offered during the initial opening.
14. Towel service and change rooms
Towel service and change room service will be temporarily suspended. This will be re-evaluated in the near future.