Reopening The JCC
Health & Wellness Center

The opening of the Health and Wellness Facilities will be cautiously done in phases, allowing for a safe transition to assess our processes and make modifications to ensure best practices along the way. The Fitness Center opened on June 24, 2020 and additional facilities, programming, and amenities will follow – also in a phased approach. It is always our goal to create a safe and healthy environment for our members and staff.

EARLY CHILDHOOD  FITNESS CENTER  OUTDOOR POOL

Operating Hours

Sunday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Monday 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

What Is Open

  • The Fitness Center is open for use of the cardio, weight machines and open space
  • The equipment is spaced to comply with safe social distancing and machines will be rotated on a hourly basis
  • We will have additional staff on the fitness floor to assist with social distancing and to ensure a positive experience
  • Initially the locker rooms are closed. Members have access to restrooms and hand washing sinks; there is no access to the rest of the locker rooms
  • Gymnasium
  • Group exercise; reservations are be required
  • Personal Training
  • Small Group SPECIALTY TRAINING (over Zoom or in-person)
  • The OUTDOOR POOL will open on July 13; reservations will be required
  • Virtual Programming is available HERE

Phase I: What Is Closed

  • Locker Rooms; (Showers, Lockers, Sauna, and Steam)
  • Running/Walking Track
  • Personal Training
  • Indoor Pool

Group Exercise

  • In-Person group exercise will be available staring July 6
  • Class size will be adapted to accommodate safe social distancing
  • Schedule of classes is available HERE
  • Reservations are required HERE
    • Click HERE to learn how to make a reservation
  • Bring your own towel, water bottle and mat (these will not be provided)

Opening in Phases

The JCC will continue to monitor the success of our phased approach to reopening and will determine when additional amenities and activities will be able to open and in what order. We will keep you informed of any updates.

Guests and Reciprocity

  • We are prioritizing use of the Fitness Center for our members at this time, therefore no guests will be admitted
  • JCC Reciprocity with the St. Paul JCC will still be honored

Fitness Desk

  • Members and Staff are asked to perform a Health Screening prior to entering the JCC each time they visit. Upon each visit, members are asked to perform a self-assessment that includes the following questions:
    • How are you feeling today?
    • Do you have a temperature?
    • Do you have a cough, shortness of breath, loss of taste, sore throat?
    • Have you been outside of the US in the past 2 weeks?
    • Have you been in contact with anyone that has tested positive for COVID-19?
  • Members scan their own membership cards to gain access to the facility
  • No cash is accepted. Credit Card only

Facemasks

  • JCC staff are required to wear a facemask at all times except while teaching Group Exercise Classes
  • Everyone over the age of 6 must wear a face mask when inside the building, except for when they are working out

Cleaning Protocols

  • There is continuous disinfection of high-touch surfaces throughout the Fitness Center
  • Equipment is disinfected after each use by JCC staff (even if the participant disinfects the equipment)
  • Hours have been adjusted to allow for overnight deep cleaning
  • Drinking fountains are turned off; please bring your personal water bottles to fill in our filling stations

Social Distancing

  • You will notice alternate machines available to allow for proper social distancing
  • Please observe social distancing norms and try to stay at least 6 feet away from other members

Locker Rooms

  • Initially, the locker rooms are closed
  • Members have access to restrooms and hand washing sinks
  • Please come ready to work out and bring a towel if needed. Towel service will be discontinued until further notice

Personal Training

  • Trainers will maintain appropriate social distancing during sessions
  • Hands on demonstrations will not be used
  • When available, alternative spaces and outdoor training will help encourage social distancing
  • The outdoor pool bathrooms with changing areas will be open for swimmers

Staff Procedures and Training

  • Prior to the first day, staff received extensive training on the new protocols we have in place

Response If People Are Sick

  • If there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 at the JCC, staff leadership will follow the guidance from the Health Department that includes protocols for closing, investigating, cleaning and reopening
  • The JCC will communicate quickly and transparently

FAQ’s

CLICK HERE for PDF of Frequently Asked Questions