Meredith Policies

The Meredith Fitness Edge Member Handbook

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Summary of Membership Policies

  • Member, by executing this agreement does hereby join the CLUB and such membership entitles MEMBER to use the Club’s facilities. MEMBER is entitled to use the facility only and MEMBER shall be required to provide MEMBER’S athletic equipment and clothes. MEMBER will be subject to additional charges for and including but not limited to, the use of tanning beds. MEMBER may also be charged for purchases through the use or their key or account number.
  • MEMBER must present his or her membership card upon entering the CLUB. MEMBER agrees to that MEMBER may be denied accuses to the CLUB without his or her membership card.
  • MEMBER agrees to abide by all membership regulation of the CLUB. MEMBER agrees to comply with stated and customary rules for participation and use of equipment. Unless cancelled as provided in the Agreement, member will be responsible for all payments due and owing under this agreement, even if member does not use the club’s facilities and services. However in the event of death or disability, liability for fees will terminate as of the date of death or disability. If the club becomes temporarily unavailable due to an event such as fire, flood, loss of lease or the like we extend members membership privileges for the period the facilities were unavailable.
  • If member violates this agreement and the terms contained therein or any of the rules and regulations for use of the facility the club may suspend member’s right to use the facility until such time as member provides the club with reasonable assurance of compliance. During the period of any such suspension member shall not be entitled to a credit for any prepayment of dues or other fees due to paid pursuant to this membership agreement. In the event member continues to violate the terms of this agreement or the rules and regulations governing the facility, members membership may be terminated by the club and the balance of the contract declared due and payable in full immediately.
  • Member agrees that he/she shall not engage in any type of commercial or business activity while in the facilities including acting as a trainer (whether paid or unpaid) for any other club members or guests of any member. Any acts which constitute such business activities are strictly forbidden. If a member engages in such commercial or business activities member’s membership shall be subject to immediate cancellation and the balance of the contract declared due and payable in full immediately.                                                                                   

The Meredith Fitness Edge Member Handbook

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  • Member agrees that member shall abide by the club dress code at all times in the facility. Member agrees not to wear blue jeans or any pants/shorts that have blue jean type seams or rivets. Flip-flops or bare feet are not allowed in the club. Appropriate work out attire must be worn at all times.
  • Member agrees that member shall not use loud or profane language upon the club premises nor shall member molest, badger, assault or harass other club members, guests or employees. If member engages in such behavior, member’s membership shall be subject to immediate cancellation and the balance of the contract declared due and payable in full immediately.
  • Member understands that the club prohibits the use of any drug or steroids and member agrees not to use any drugs or steroids on the club premises. Member acknowledges and is aware that steroid can cause numerous physical, mental, and emotional problems relating to physical maturity and growth and may cause heart disease, strokes, liver dysfunction, sterility and infertility and many other adverse health problems. Member recognizes and acknowledges that there are serious criminal and civil penalties for the illegal possession, sale use trading or exchange of steroids and agrees not to participate in any such activity upon club premises or while engaging in club activates. 
  • Members agree that if member fails to use the club facilities member remains obligated to make all payment required by the terms of this membership agreement
  • Arbitration: All disputes (except claims under $1,000) will be settled by finding arbitration before a single arbitrator under the authority of the Federal Arbitration Act conducted by and in accordance with the rules and procedures of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration will take place in the county in which this club is located unless otherwise agreed. The decision of the arbitrator will be final and binding on all parties and my be enforced by a judgment entered upon the arbitration award by any state or federal court in this state
  • Should this agreement be placed in the hands of an attorney for potential or actual prosecution of a violation of any provision contained herein, the parties agree the club shall be entitled to recover all cost and expenses resulting there from including a reasonable amount of attorney’s fees
  • The parties hereby agree that the whole agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein is contained in this agreement and this agreement shall supersede any prior understanding commitments or undertakings of the parties whether written or oral express or implied.




The Meredith Fitness Edge Member Handbook

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  • This agreement may not be amended or modified except by an instrument in writing executed by the parties hereto.
  • Member authorizes the club, The Fitness Edge to contact them by e-mail or telephone
  • The club retains the right to modify any of it policies without warning. Reasonable rules and regulations may be posted in the Membership Guild or at the Club from time to time and all members shall be subject to strict compliance therewith. The most current copy of the membership Guild can be found at the club or at the clubs website

Safety Notices

  • Members are hereby required to use any and all safety features of the clubs equipment. If a member is unsure of how to use any club equipment he or she should obtain instructions from the staff or personal trainers.
  • Members are responsible for understanding how to operate the panic alarms and agree to use them only in case of an emergency
  • Horseplay, vulgar language, abuse of the equipment, working out while intoxicated or other inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated and may result in the suspension or cancellation of the offending member’s membership and the balance of the contract being declared due and payable in full immediately.
  • Cell phones are not permitted in the cardio area. Use of photography and or video by members upon the premises of the club is prohibited
  • Members agree to wipe down equipment after use, with towel and provided disinfectant.
  • Members agree to not use their cell phones in the locker rooms. Cell phone use in other areas of the club is for brief calls if necessary. Phones must be off in all classes.