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WHAT'S NEW?

As of Monday, October 5, we will be reopening the lap pool, the indoor track,
indoor fitness classes and access to the spa area as part of our Step 2 phased reopening.

 

STEP 2 – WHAT'S OPEN?

  • NEW! Lap pool, indoor track, spa access and indoor fitness classes (in person and via Zoom).
    Reservations will be required for the lap pool and fitness classes.
  • The Champion Fitness Center – the upper-level cardio and the lower-level strength training area.
  • The Fitness Annex which has both cardio and strength training machines to use.
    This area has dedicated senior-only hours weekdays from 7am–12pm.
  • An indoor HIIT room is located on the lower level for a manual cardio workout.
Areas that remain closed include family pool, racquetball courts, family locker room,
general locker rooms and PlaySpaces.
 

LAP POOL

  • Members may not reserve more than one block per day in advance.
    After your block of time has finished, you may reserve a lane for the next time block if one is available. 
  • Reservation slot is for one hour. Swim time is 45 minutes and begins at the start of the reserved time.
  • When you arrive, please confirm reservation with Member Services. 
  • Members may check-in at the Spa no earlier than 15 minutes before the reserved time.
  • Access to the spa area includes use of day locker, showers and toilets.
    Lounge and towels are reserved for Spa members only.
  • Pool entry is limited to access from the spa locker rooms
  • Please use shower in spa area to rinse off BEFORE getting into the pool.
    Masks are required whenever you are not in the water
  • Please exit the pool 15 minutes before end of time slot to allow time to disinfect the area
    and prepare for the next set of reservations.
  • A chair will be placed at the end of the lane for your belongings or you may use a locker
    (please bring your own lock)
  • One person per lane. 
  • Age 9+ may swim laps on own, but will need to pass a swim test at the start of the session
  • Gather all items for your session before getting into the water
  • Enter and exit the pool in your lane. If this isn’t possible, only cross lanes when social distancing is possible 
  • Please deposit all used items in ‘to be cleaned’ bin to be disinfected 
  • Observe social distancing at all times
  • Open Monday–Friday: 7am – 11:45am and Saturday – Sunday: 8am – 12:45pm

INDOOR TRACK

  • Max capacity of this space: 19 people 
  • Please maintain a safe distance when passing someone 
  • Open Monday – Friday: 7am – 10am, Saturday – Sunday: 8am – 1pm

INDOOR FITNESS CLASSES

  • Fitness classes will be in-person. The class will be streamed via Zoom as well. 
  • In-person fitness classes require membership in Group X 
  • For October, the streaming version of the class is open to all members
  • Both the in-person and the Zoom class require a reservation
  • Registration for classes will open 7 days before class start time. 
  • Registration for classes will close 30 minutes prior to class start time
  • You can cancel your class up to 1 hour before class start time by 
  • Please allow yourself enough time to update your membership application and sign a waiver
    if this is your first time back at the JCC
  • Masks are required at all times, including during your work out. 
  • Please bring your own mat, if applicable.
  • Please bring a filled water bottle, and towel, if needed.
  • Please wear proper footwear and workout attire.  
  • Please maintain appropriate social distancing from other members

SPAS 

  • Lockers, bathrooms, towel service and showers are available
  • Masks are required inside the Spa area 
  • Please socially distance within the Spa areas
  • NYS regulations prohibit the use of: sauna, steam room, whirlpool, laptops, microwave and communal kitchen area
  • Open Monday – Friday: 7am – 11:45am and Saturday – Sunday: 8am – 12:45pm

HOW TO LOG IN TO YOUR JCC ACCOUNT

  1. LOG IN OR FIND YOUR ACCOUNT Click here : Enter your phone number or e-mail address to locate your account. If it doesn’t find your account, try a different phone number or e-mail. 

  2. ENTER YOUR PASSWORD: lf you have not yet created or do not recall your JCC password, click “Forgot your password?” to send a password reset code to your phone or e-mail. Check your junk mail if you don’t see the e-mail within a few minutes.

  3. RESERVE YOUR SPOT: After successfully logging in, continue with one of the following options: 
Lap Pool Reservation Click on “My Account” in the upper right corner.
Select “Schedule A Visit” and select date and time
 
Class Registration: Click on “Programs” in the upper right corner. Select the category (ie: Group X Cardio & Strength, TechAge, Adult Enrichment for social dance classes, etc,.) and then select your class date and time. Please note there is both an in-person and online option.

HOW TO VIEW YOUR RESERVATIONS

Click on “My Account” in the upper right, and then “Appointments

HOW TO CANCEL A RESERVATION

You can cancel right from your e-mail confirmation, or follow the instructions
above to view your appointments, and cancel from there.

SELF-ASSESSMENT HEALTH SCREENING

We ask that all members conduct a health self-assessment before you enter the building.
These questions will be posted outside our building for reference. You will also need to have your temperature taken with a touchless scanner.

  1. Have you had a positive COVID-19 diagnostic test in the past 14 days?
  2. Have you had close contact with a confirmed or suspected COVID-19 case in the past 14 days?
  3. Have you experienced any of the following symptoms in the past 24 hours: fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, headache or new loss of taste or smell?
  4. Have you traveled outside NYS for more than 24 hours to a known area of significant
    community spread in the last 14 days?

You will be asked to verify that you answered 'NO' to all the questions when you scan in at the Member Services desk. 

HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • Staff and all members over the age of two are required to wear a mask that covers their mouth and nose at all times, including during your workout
  • NYS has ruled that gaiters, bandanas and buffs are not acceptable face coverings.
  • If you can’t wear a mask because of a medical condition, you must wear a face shield.
  • We have implemented social or physical distancing practices in all open areas by limiting capacity to 33%.
  • Traffic patterns have been reconfigured and we have rearranged equipment to help ensure social distancing.
  • Guest Passes will not be permitted at this time.
  • Children aged 9 – 12 years old must be with a parent and/or guardian adjacent at all times.
  • Children that are 13+ are free to use the fitness center without a parent or guardian.
  • Stay 6' away from others whenever possible.
  • Staff will be placed throughout the Champion Fitness Center to monitor and enforce all social distancing protocols and policies.
  • Please limit your use of a cardio machine to 45 minutes and limit your total visit time to 90 minutes to ensure that other members can work out during this time with limited capacity.
  • All non-bottle water filling drinking fountains will be out of use. Please bring your own water bottle.
  • Please bring your own mats 
  • All HVAC systems will be upgraded to have air filtration systems at the highest rating available compatible with our system, but no less than a MERV-11.
  • Members will be asked to use provided cleaning supplies to clean equipment before and after their workout

HOW WE CAN KEEP EACH OTHER SAFE

Our reopening can and will be successful as long as we keep each other’s safety in mind. We are asking all members to help keep others healthy by following the rules below:

  • Areas have been redesigned for social distancing. Markers on the floor and signs throughout the building are in place to make maintaining social distancing easy. Please take a moment to read and then follow. 
  • We have increased the number of hand sanitizer and cleaning stations to allow for easy hand hygiene
    and equipment cleaning. 
  • Clean your hands when you come in, during your workout and as you are leaving.
  • Stay home if you are sick or if a family member is sick.
  • Avoid lingering/socializing to allow other members to work out.
  • Try to reduce touchpoints.
  • Wipe down each piece of equipment you use before and after use and dispose of the used cleaning supplies properly.
  • Maintain appropriate social and physical distance from other members and employees when walking throughout the gyms to the best extent possible.

CLEANING PROCEDURES

  • The facility will be entirely cleaned and disinfected prior to opening and after closing each day. This includes a daily deep cleaning.
  • Enhanced cleaning protocol will focus on high-traffic, high-touch common areas. 
  • All equipment will be cleaned throughout the day.

EXPOSURE TO COVID-19

We will follow CDC guidelines for handling any suspected exposure within the JCC. This includes coordinating with the health authorities to report the potential exposure, notifying members and staff that may have had contact and deep cleaning the facility. It will also include quarantining employees that have had prolonged contact with the infected individual. 
 
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The content of videos on the JCC Rochester web site and social media platforms are for entertainment only. JCC is not a medical organization and its instructors or staff cannot provide medical advice or diagnosis. Physical exercise in all forms, even without equipment, is a strenuous physical activity. As such, you should consult your physician or other health care professional before starting this fitness program or any other fitness program to determine if it is right for you. If you are predisposed to a medical condition that may be worsened by physical exercise, please do not start this fitness program. Do not start this fitness program if your physician or health care provider advises against it. If you experience faintness, dizziness, pain or shortness of breath at any time while exercising you should stop immediately. If you think you are having a medical or health emergency, call your health care professional, or 911, immediately.