Membership Term and Conditions

Access

During unmanned hours, only paid members of Fitness 4173 are allowed access into the facility. These hours are specified as hours outside of our regular staffed hours.

Our regular staffed hours are:

Monday to Friday

5.30am – 12midday

Monday to Thursday

3pm – 8.30pm

Saturday

8am – 12midday

A member is not allowed to bring guests or any non-member into the facility during unmanned hours. You will be held liable for any legal and financial consequences. A $100 fine will be charged, with such fine being due and payable by you upon receipt of a notice of the fine, for members bringing in unauthorised guests and your membership will be revoked.

Register your entry

Every member must check in with their tag every time they wish to enter the gym. Members may not come in unless they have checked in with their own swipe tag. If you leave your tag at home you will not be allowed authorised entry with another member. Checking in at entry point registers your entry into the gym which allows proper surveillance of the premises.

Lost Access Tags

Lost or stolen membership tags must be reported immediately.

Un-financial

Expired members or late payment members will not be able to enter the facility. Your tag will not allow entry.

Liability

By entering Fitness 4173 you agree to follow and abide by all rules, regulations, terms and conditions related to the use of this facility. All members assume full responsibility for all risk taken when using the fitness centre including and not limited to the equipment and all available fitness areas.

Personal Items

Fitness 4173 is not liable for personal property that is damaged lost or stolen while on or around our premises including but not limited to any vehicle or locker and its contents. You agree by signing this document, that you hereby release, discharge, discharge and covenant not to sue us or hold us responsible for any damage or damages suffered or incurred by you due to loss of any personal items or damage to your property locate in or around Fitness 4173.

Theft or Destruction

Do not remove any equipment or anything else form Fitness 4173 that does not belong to you. We shall hold you responsible for any damage or damages suffered by us due to the removal of our equipment or any damage made by you to our equipment. We advise that the costs of replacement of the equipment and damages incurred by us will be payable by you and we hereby give notice that we reserve our rights to pursue you for the costs of replacement of the equipment and damages incurred by us due to damage or removal of the equipment.

Safety

Use good safety practices while working out. We recommend finding a workout partner. Always use a spotter when lifting free weights (if no one is there, do your free weight lifting another day). Always use proper form while lifting. Be sure to adjust machines to fit your body before using them. If you are unfamiliar with a piece of equipment, wait until you can ask for assistance.

Faults

If equipment breaks or malfunctions stop using the equipment immediately and document the fault in the log book found at reception. Do not use any equipment that is not working properly.

Risk

Fitness 4173 warns that whilst on our premises you are at risk of suffering physical harm or personal injury including permanent disability or death. These injuries may come about from:

  • Being struck by weights
  • Colliding with equipment or other members
  • Improper use of equipment
  • Participating in strenuous exercise and activities
  • Slipping or tripping on flooring

I acknowledge that any such injury may result not only from my action, omission or negligence of others. I acknowledge and agree that the above mentioned injuries and possible causes of injuries are not comprehensive, and there are other unknown or foreseen risks that may result in injury, illness or death.

I acknowledge that whilst every attempt is made to ensure that the services and facilities provided by Fitness 4173 are safe, there are some substantial and inherent risks involved. And I agree that I am participating willingly at my own risk and responsibility, thereby exposing myself to dangers. I understand that as part of my Fitness 4173 membership, that I use the facilities and services and the centre, including the carpark area at my own risk, and to the fullest extent permitted by law, I hereby indemnify and hold harmless at all times, Fitness 4173, its servants, agents, invitees and licensees from all loss, liability or cost howsoever arising from any accident, loss or damage or injury to my person or my property occurring in Fitness 4173, the centre and the car park.

Gym Etiquette

Please use gym etiquette by not lingering on the equipment as other members may want to use it. All members must return their weights to their proper place after use. No dropping or slamming weights. Please wipe down equipment after use and always use a towel.

Clothing and Footwear

Acceptable attire being shirt or singlet and shorts or pants must be worn when training. Clean, closed in footwear must be worn in all training areas. No work boots.

Showers

Please restrict your showers to 3 minutes only.

Fans

Fans can be turned on. Please turn them off before leaving.

Televisions and Stereos

Do not change televisions in any way including stations and volume levels. Do not turn stereos on.

Security

Fitness 4173 is monitored 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Suspensions

1 month                 Nil

3 month                 Nil

6 month                 3 weeks

12 month              6 weeks (minimum 3 weeks to be used consecutively)

Direct Debit        6 weeks (minimum 3 weeks to be used consecutively)

A $5.00 fee will be charged.

Cancellations

Four weeks’ notice is needed for direct debit memberships after completion of 4-month contract.

We have a 48 hour cooling off period from time of purchase. An administration fee of $20 will be charged and no refund will be given on 24 hr access tags.