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HEALTH CLUB HOURS & OPERATIONS UPDATES TAKING EFFECT JUNE 1, 2020

HEALTH CLUB HOURS & OPERATIONS UPDATES TAKING EFFECT JUNE 1, 2020

To Performance Health & Fitness Members & Future Guests:

 

On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020, Governor Reynolds announced the expiration of the original COVID-19 proclamation that was signed on March 17th, allowing Performance Health & Fitness to reopen on Friday, May 15th with modifications and restrictions, such as limiting our capacity to 50% and ensuring patrons follow proper social distancing guidelines while in the facility.

 

Based on what we’ve experienced so far and the feedback we’ve received from members, we will be making the following changes to our hours and operations as of Monday, June 1st, 2020.

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

 

Our extended hours of operation will be:

 

Monday-Friday: 5:00am-7:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: 7:00am-1:00pm

 

We will continue to review hours of operation throughout the month and will make an announcement if they will change again on or after July 1st.

 

Hours today through May 31st will not change:

 

Monday-Friday: 6:00am-6:00pm

Saturday: 8:00am-12:00pm

Sunday: Closed

 

LOCKER ROOMS AND SHOWERS

 

Members and guests will continue to have access to restrooms and changing areas. As of June 1st, members and guests will also have access to showers but are asked to be mindful and maintain adequate social distancing and cleaning/sanitation policies.

 

GROUP FITNESS

 

We will be offering a limited number of group fitness classes for the month of June (more class options than we had in May). We will continue to limit our attendance for each class to 9 participants and require advance registration (within 48 hours of the class) through myiclubonline.com. If you have questions about how to start or manage your myiclubonline.com account, please email membership@perfther.com or visit/call the Service Desk.

 

VIRTUAL MEMBERSHIP

 

All Performance Health & Fitness members will continue to have unlimited access to in-person and virtual (Zoom) group fitness classes. For any member or non-member that doesn’t feel comfortable visiting our facility at this time, we now have a membership option that will allow you to attend unlimited Zoom classes. Dues for this Virtual Membership is $29.00 per month billed month-to-month. To enroll or change your membership type, please stop by the Service Desk, email membership@perfther.com, or call us at 319-665-2548.

 

CHILD CARE

 

Childcare services and kid fitness programs will not be available in the month of June. Again, we will review these services and will announce any changes prior to July 1st.

 

SCREENING

 

These policies and procedures took effect when we re-opened our doors on May 15th and will continue to be required throughout the month of June:

 

When you arrive at Performance Health & Fitness you will be asked health-related questions by a team member who will also scan your body temperature with a touch-free infrared forehead thermometer. Although this should be a relatively quick check-in process, we ask for your patience with these new procedures and help us maintain the guidance of our health professionals.

 

Once a team member has completed your health screen, you will be provided cleaning and disinfecting supplies (EPA-certified solution) that you will use throughout your visit and return prior to leaving. With these personal cleaning supplies, you will be required to thoroughly clean all equipment and surfaces you come in contact with before and after use. In addition, our staff will continue additional cleaning and sanitation procedures to ensure the cleanliness of our facility.

 

Numerous hand sanitation stations will be installed throughout our facility and we encourage practicing good hygiene before, during, and after your visit by washing your hands thoroughly and using our sanitation stations regularly.

 

In addition to screening all of our members, guests, and patients, our team members will also be screened and will not be allowed to come to work if they are experiencing any illness or symptoms consistent with the CDC and IDPH guidelines.

 

MEMBERSHIP DUES

 

To allow credit for the time we were closed, memberships were not billed in April or May. Regular billing cycles will resume beginning June 1st. If you have questions about your membership dues, please email membership@perfther.com.

 

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From all of us at Performance Health & Fitness, thank you for your patience and understanding these past few weeks and months. We have enjoyed seeing your faces again and look forward to the brighter and healthier days ahead.

 

In health,

Brock Reed

 

p.s. if you have any questions about membership, re-opening procedures, etc. please email membership@perfther.com.

About Mary Brown, Marketing & Communications Director

Mary Brown, Marketing & Communications DirectorMary Brown has a bachelors degree from the University of Northern Iowa and has over 15 years of marketing, advertising, and project management experience. Prior to coming to Performance, she spent several years working a with Boston-based CrossFit Equipment company in their marketing department, which is where she gained valuable working knowledge of brand management, website design and maintenance, and search engine optimization. When she's not working she loves to run the trail system by her house in Iowa City, Olympic Lift and spend time with her family.

My RAGBRAI Adventures: Weird Bikes, Mr. Porkchop & Epic Last Leg

This was my third year riding RAGBRAI, and it has been a great experience every year.  For me, the week serves as a way to step away from work, the news, and all other distractions of everyday life.  Many people are intimidated by the task of riding across the state, assuming that it is geared for competitive cyclists. This could not be further from the truth.  The ride is broken up into 7 days and follows an awesome route that leads you through “small-town” Iowa.  I have lived in Iowa my entire life, but each year I am more and more impressed with the people and scenery that many of us have grown to take for granted.

So what made this year so memorable?

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The spray painted bus and 4 bonus Craigslist riders!

The Bus – If you have $100,000 or so laying around feel free to spring for an RV, live in the life of luxury for the week, and not miss a beat from your everyday life. What fun would that be? Why not just have your brother and a few other riders buy a 20 year old bus, 13 cans of black spray paint, and a makeshift bike trailer on the back, and ta da! You have a one-week party on wheels.

Team Bonding -A school bus that gets 5 mpg can take a major toll on the checkbook. Unless you find 4 complete strangers on Craigslist to split the cost with who are looking for a team to ride with, and transportation for the week. All you can do is pick them up, and hope they don’t kill you in your sleep. They turned out to be a complete blast to hang out and ride with all week. And what better way to get to know someone, than to spend six hours crammed in a bus together! Bonus team bonding? I was joined by my mom who tackled RAGBARI for the first time!

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RAGBRAI was a family affair with Nick’s mom and brother joining him.

The Ride – It felt great to hit the open pavement the first day.  There is a small town about every 10 miles that has its own party. The weather was great, and you get to meet riders from all over the world.  Throughout the week, I got to meet riders from as far as Australia and Japan, and as near as a few streets down.

The Food – The weekend would not be complete without eating your body weight in pancakes, pork chops, ice cream and good beer. If you are hungry on RAGBRAI, you must have strayed off the route.  Chris Cakes pancakes, Mr. Porkchop, Beekmans Ice Cream, and the Iowa Craft Beer Tent are places you must stop!

The Weird Bikes – 1, 2, or even 3 wheels…It really doesn’t matter.  While most riders opt to ride a traditional road bike, this past week I saw unicycles, tandems, recumbents, a bike with fur dressed to look like an alpaca…and even an adult sized “big wheel”.  If it has at least one wheel and pedals, it is classified as a bike.

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Dipping their wheels at 1am!

The Last Leg – With one day of RAGBRAI left and our legs feeling great, we decided that it would be a great idea to ride back to Davenport a day early and run the Bix 7 road race. So, we packed our lights and reflective vests and logged 153 miles on Friday from Hiawatha through Coralville arriving in Davenport at 1am on Saturday. We were the first to do the traditional “dipping of wheels” in the Mississippi. Pretty sure that means we “won” RAGBRAI…and will never do that again!

About Nick Pacha, Member Advisor

AvatarNick Pacha is Member Advisor at Performance and is also an avid cyclist and triathlete who is training for his first Ironman.

Tom P

Since joining Performance, I have made huge gains. The process of recovering from knee surgery has been much easier because of the expertise of the Performance staff in helping me get back to full strength. I would recommend this gym to anyone.*

About Nick Pacha, Member Advisor

AvatarNick Pacha is Member Advisor at Performance and is also an avid cyclist and triathlete who is training for his first Ironman.

Kim C

Performance Fitness Member

“I joined Performance and it has changed my life. Gone are the days when I dreaded trying on clothes at the store, Thanks to Performance, I feel like a super fit mom.”*

About Nick Pacha, Member Advisor

AvatarNick Pacha is Member Advisor at Performance and is also an avid cyclist and triathlete who is training for his first Ironman.

Seth D

Performance Fitness Member

Under the guidance of trainers, I have been able to decrease my 5K time from 28 minutes to under 20 minutes in just 2 years.  I have also lost 30 pounds while increasing strength, endurance and power.*

About Nick Pacha, Member Advisor

AvatarNick Pacha is Member Advisor at Performance and is also an avid cyclist and triathlete who is training for his first Ironman.

Connie R

Training over the last few years at Performance has been the best health decision I have ever made.  Leslie, my current trainer, keeps me on track to stay fit and strong, makes our sessions interesting and challenging, and is always positive, even when I have setbacks.*

About Nick Pacha, Member Advisor

AvatarNick Pacha is Member Advisor at Performance and is also an avid cyclist and triathlete who is training for his first Ironman.

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Barry C

Performance Fitness Member

“I am a competitive cyclist and have been in personal training at Performance for 6 years. The best part about the trainers is that they know our medical histories very well.  Leslie is great at modifying a training session specifically to each individual person’s limitations so as to avoid injury.”*

About Nick Pacha, Member Advisor

AvatarNick Pacha is Member Advisor at Performance and is also an avid cyclist and triathlete who is training for his first Ironman.

Pat S

Performance Fitness Member

“I’m retired and enjoy a full, active life. This is due, in no small part, to the time I spend at Performance. The group classes provide a great workout and lots of variety. Plus, a fun way to meet new friends!”*

About Nick Pacha, Member Advisor

AvatarNick Pacha is Member Advisor at Performance and is also an avid cyclist and triathlete who is training for his first Ironman.

*Results may vary