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Club Protocols

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A Note From The Management Team

We are incredibly thankful to have been able to keep the Club running and available to our members throughout this pandemic. We are grateful for the ongoing support from both members and staff as we all worked together to ensure the safety and health of our Waverley Oaks Community. Following the State of MA and City of Waltham regulations helped us be successful.

The Waltham Board of Health met the evening of 2/22/22 and have determined that at this time, face coverings will now be optional in all indoor public spaces within the City of Waltham.
• Effective immediately, Members will be allowed the choice of being “mask optional” when using the club. For those who choose to continue to wear a mask while exercising, this will be accepted and understood by all. You should do whatever feels comfortable as it relates to your health.
• Wiping down of equipment by members is still required. Keeping the equipment clean and sanitary within the Club is a top priority. Be a considerate member of our community and continue to wipe down your equipment after use. You would like to know the equipment is clean when you start using it so please ensure that is the case for everyone else.
• If you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or have been around someone who is sick, you should stay home and away from others. Taking a day off to rest is just as important for your health as a workout when you are not feeling your best.

Thank you for being a part of our Waverley Oaks Community. It is our pleasure to serve you!

Adam Healy – General Manager


Member Health Standards
  • Members with any tangible signs of illness should not visit the Club.
  • Members may not enter the Club if they tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 10 days.
  • Members may not enter the Club if they had contact with anyone that has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 10 days.
  • Members should wash hands frequently and/or use hand sanitizer located throughout the Club.
  • Members should continue to practice safe distancing within the club as much as possible.
  • Members are required to wipe down all equipment after use, and we recommend wiping it down prior to use also.
  • For updated CDC guidance, click here.
Fitness Center Guidelines

Selectorized Strength Circuit and Hammer Strength Circuit (Main Floor):

  • ALL PIECES OF Equipment ON THE FITNESS FLOOR ARE AVAILABLE FOR MEMBER USE AND HAVE BEEN SPACED PER MA GUIDELINES
  • WE RECOMMEND WIPING DOWN THE EQUIPMENT PRIOR TO USE (DISINFECTANT WIPES AND SPRAY BOTTLES ARE LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE FITNESS CENTER)
  • WIPE DOWN ANY EQUIPMENT AFTER USE (DISINFECTANT WIPES AND SPRAY BOTTLES ARE LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE FITNESS CENTER)
  • THE WATER FOUNTAINS ARE AVAILABLE AS A BOTTLE FILLING STATION ONLY
  • HAND SANITIZER IS AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE FITNESS CENTER
  • IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT THE STRENGTH equipment, PLEASE ASK ONE OF THE STAFF FOR ASSISTANCE

Functional Fitness Area and Stretching Turf (Main Floor):

  • EQUIPMENT (MATS, BALLS AND BANDS) MAY BE BROUGHT TO ANY EXERCISE STATION THAT IS AVAILABLE
  • WE RECOMMEND WIPING DOWN THE EQUIPMENT PRIOR TO USE (DISINFECTANT WIPES AND SPRAY BOTTLES ARE LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE FITNESS CENTER)
  • WIPE DOWN ANY EQUIPMENT AFTER USE (DISINFECTANT WIPES AND SPRAY BOTTLES ARE LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE FITNESS CENTER)
  • THE WATER FOUNTAINS ARE AVAILABLE AS A BOTTLE FILLING STATION ONLY
  • HAND SANITIZER IS AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE FITNESS CENTER
  • IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT THE Functional and STRETCHING AREAs, PLEASE ASK ONE OF THE STAFF FOR ASSISTANCE

Power Strength Center (Lower Level):

  • All pieces of equipment in the power strength center are available for member use
  • We recommend wiping down the equipment prior to use (disinfectant wipes and spray bottles are located throughout the fitness center)
  • Wipe down any equipment after use (disinfectant wipes and spray bottles are located throughout the fitness center)
  • The water fountains are available as a bottle filling station only
  • Hand sanitizer is available throughout the fitness center
  • If you have a question about the power strength center, please ask one of the staff for assistance

Cardiovascular Equipment Guidelines

Cardio Mezzanine (top level):

  • WE RECOMMEND WIPING DOWN THE EQUIPMENT PRIOR TO USE (DISINFECTANT WIPES AND SPRAY BOTTLES ARE LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE CARDIO MEZZANINE)
  • WIPE DOWN THE EQUIPMENT AFTER USE (DISINFECTANT WIPES AND SPRAY BOTTLES ARE LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE CARDIO MEZZANINE)
  • please do not directly spray the equipment with the sanitzer bottles (spray a paper towel and use the paper towel to wipe down the equipment)
  • Please be aware of the dividers in between each piece of cardio equipment
  • THE WATER FOUNTAIN IS AVAILABLE AS A BOTTLE FILLING STATION ONLY
  • HAND SANITIZER IS AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE CARDIO MEZZANINE
  • IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT THE CARDIO MEZZANINE, PLEASE ASK ONE OF THE STAFF FOR ASSISTANCE

Pool Guidelines
  • All lap swim reservations are 40 minutes with a 5-minute transition time (this is the total of the 45 minute booking). To ensure a smooth transition between groups, it is essential (and required) that you do not enter the pool area until your scheduled pool time. Please be respectful of the other members and allow them to vacate the pool entirely before the next group enters.
  • With the Club moving to a 5am opening time Monday through Friday, the first available swim reservation will move up to 5:15am. Then reservations will take place every 45 minutes after that.
  • Reservations made through the online and mobile app system will begin at 5am to correspond with the Club opening at 5am.
  • The online and app reservation systems will allow for bookings that day plus 4 days in advance. As an example, at 5am Saturday morning all available times Saturday-Wednesday will be open for reservation online and through the app, as well as over the phone and in-person.
  • Members will be able to reserve pool lane time in advance no more than twice per 4 day advanced booking period. For example, when the reservations for Monday-Thursday open on Sunday, a member may reserve up to 2 reservations in that Monday -Thursday period. It no longer needs to be every other day. A member may swim on Tuesday and Wednesday provided they have no reservations on Monday or Thursday.
  • Members may now book “same day reservations” through the online and mobile app system. If you prefer, you can still call into the Club and make a “same day reservation”. Spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

Water Fitness & Family Swim Booking:

  • Reservations for H2O Fitness Classes may be booked up to 10 days in advance, maximum 20 participants, $10 fee per class or a package of 4 classes for $30.
  • Reservations for Hydro Blast Classes may be booked up to 3 days in advance, maximum 35 participants, these classes are included with your membership dues.
  • Reservations for Family Swim follow the same system as reserving lap swim time (day of plus 4 days in advance). Family Swim Time is intended for parents and their children to use the pool together.

Pool Lane Policies & Protocols:

  • Each Lane will have a set designation. Lanes 1-3 have 2 available spots per lane. Lane 4 is a single use lane. Lane 1 will be the lane closest to entry into the pool, lane 4 will be the lane closest to the windows.
  • The Lane you register for will be the lane you need to swim in. Not all lanes will have both spots booked at all times. You should verify what lane you are assigned when you check-in at the desk to simplify the process at the pool.
  • We strongly encourage members from the same household to share a pool lane. Family members should try to book both the “A” and “B” spots of the same lane if swimming at the same time.
  • For members who use the pool for exercise purposes (rather than swimming) we advise that you reserve Lane 1 if availableThat lane provides additional room for both a swimmer and an exerciser to have plenty of space.
  • Please be respectful to other members and cancel any reservations you are not able to come in for. Frequently members call for last minute reservations and your cancellation even on short notice allows for that to happen.
Group Class Guidelines

Energize Studio (Main Level)

  • Strength, cardio and dance classes are available in live format and streaming video format  
  • WE RECOMMEND ADVANCED REGISTRATION FOR THESE CLASSES, BUT IF A SPOT IS OPEN AT THE START OF A CLASS MEMBERS MAY JOIN IN
  • MEMBERS MAY RESERVE spots in classes using our on-line and mobile app systems
  • capacity of classes is limited to ensure proper spacing of participants
  • WE RECOMMEND WIPING DOWN ALL EQUIPMENT PRIOR TO USE (DISINFECTANT WIPES AND SPRAY BOTTLES ARE LOCATED WITHIN THE ENERGIZE STUDIO)
  • WIPE DOWN ALL THE EQUIPMENT AFTER USE (DISINFECTANT WIPES AND SPRAY BOTTLES ARE LOCATED WITHIN THE ENERGIZE STUDIO)
  • MEMBERS MAY USE THE ENERGIZE STUDIO WHEN CLASSES ARE NOT IN SESSION
  • THE WATER FOUNTAIN IS AVAILABLE AS A BOTTLE FILLING STATION ONLY
  • HAND SANITIZER IS AVAILABLE ADJACENT TO THE ENERGIZE STUDIO ENTRANCE
  • IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT ANY OF THE CLASSES, PLEASE ASK ONE OF THE STAFF FOR ASSISTANCE

Exhale Studio (Lower Level)

  • yoga, pilates and barre classes are available in live format
  • WE RECOMMEND ADVANCED REGISTRATION FOR THESE CLASSES, BUT IF A SPOT IS OPEN AT THE START OF A CLASS MEMBERS MAY JOIN IN
  • MEMBERS MAY RESERVE spots in classes using our on-line and mobile app systems
  • capacity of classes is limited to ensure proper spacing of participants
  • WE RECOMMEND WIPING DOWN ALL EQUIPMENT PRIOR TO USE (DISINFECTANT WIPES AND SPRAY BOTTLES ARE LOCATED WITHIN THE Exhale STUDIO)
  • WIPE DOWN ALL THE EQUIPMENT AFTER USE (DISINFECTANT WIPES AND SPRAY BOTTLES ARE LOCATED WITHIN THE Exhale STUDIO)
  • members are encouraged to bring their own mat if they have one
  • MEMBERS MAY USE THE Exhale STUDIO WHEN CLASSES ARE NOT IN SESSION
  • THE WATER FOUNTAIN IS AVAILABLE AS A BOTTLE FILLING STATION ONLY
  • HAND SANITIZER IS AVAILABLE ADJACENT TO THE Exhale STUDIO ENTRANCE
  • IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT ANY OF THE CLASSES, PLEASE ASK ONE OF THE STAFF FOR ASSISTANCE

Accelerate Studio (Upper Level)

  • cycle classes are available in live format and streaming video format  
  • WE RECOMMEND ADVANCED REGISTRATION FOR THESE CLASSES, BUT IF A SPOT IS OPEN AT THE START OF A CLASS MEMBERS MAY JOIN IN
  • MEMBERS MAY RESERVE spots in classes using our on-line and mobile app systems
  • capacity of classes is limited to ensure proper spacing of participants
  • WE RECOMMEND WIPING DOWN the bikes PRIOR TO USE (DISINFECTANT WIPES AND SPRAY BOTTLES ARE LOCATED WITHIN THE accelerate STUDIO)
  • WIPE DOWN the bikes AFTER USE (DISINFECTANT WIPES AND SPRAY BOTTLES ARE LOCATED WITHIN THE accelerate STUDIO)
  • MEMBERS MAY USE THE accelerate STUDIO WHEN CLASSES ARE NOT IN SESSION
  • THE WATER FOUNTAIN IS AVAILABLE AS A BOTTLE FILLING STATION ONLY
  • HAND SANITIZER IS AVAILABLE ADJACENT TO THE accelerate STUDIO ENTRANCE
  • IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT ANY OF THE cycle CLASSES, PLEASE ASK ONE OF THE STAFF FOR ASSISTANCE