Our gym at Exminster and Budleigh have re-opened as a non-instructor attended gym (although assistance will be made available for disabled access as required).  The gym will have a capacity of 9 persons in Exminster and 3 persons in Budleigh and individual time slots for gym sessions will have to be booked in advance through our online booking system.

Attendees are expected to follow the guidelines below to ensure everyone’s safety.

  • Any persons experiencing symptoms of Covid-19 (Persistent new cough, high temperature or unexpected loss of taste or smell) or having any other contraindications to exercise must not come to the centre. In the case of COVID symptoms, they should dial 119 to request a test and take the appropriate medical precautions.
  • All customers should have a current health declaration acknowledging their fitness to exercise.
  • All customers must book a 60-minute slot in advance and should arrive no more than 5 minutes before their allotted time, at all times observing the 2m social distancing rule.
  • Customers should enter and exit the gym using the designated door, a member of staff will control normal entry and exit of this door.
  • Upon checking in, customers will sanitise their hands and proceed to a workstation.
  • The gym instructor will check you in our our gym database / calendar for use in the event of it being needed by the Governments Track and Trace system. Your data is stored securely.
  • Customers should not bring bags or excess clothing into the gym with them and should arrive in clothing suitable for exercise. The water machine will be unavailable and so customers should bring a drink with them. Changing rooms, showers and toilets will also be unavailable
  • Customers must also bring any prescribed relieving medication that they need to manage a health condition
  • All customers are reminded that they should comply with social distancing rules whilst in the gym, particularly when moving between equipment.
  • While a face covering is not required for exercise, customers are asked to wear one when moving between work stations as an extra safety measure
  • All customers are asked to sanitise their workstation before and after they use it using disinfectant cleaner and Blue Roll provided. Hand sanitiser will also be provided at each station
  • Customers are asked to finish their workout and clean their workstation within their 60 min time allocation so that the gym can be prepared for the next session.

Full safe system of work - Exminster

Full safe system of work - Budleigh