Powerhouse Gym designed the Membership Policies (“Policies”) and the club rules, including rules listed here and rules posted in clubs (“Rules”) to ensure a safer and more enjoyable environment in which to exercise. So, please be thoughtful and observe the Policies and Rules that you, and all members, have agreed to follow. Powerhouse Gym may, in its sole discretion, modify the Policies and Rules without notice at any time. It’s your responsibility to know and follow the most current Policies and Rules. All approved signs posted in a club or on the premises shall be considered a part of the Policies and Rules of Powerhouse Gym.
The following Polices and Rules replace all previous Policies and Rules. If there is any conflict between these Policies and the posted club Rules, these Policies and Rules apply.
Equal Opportunity Policy Statement
Powerhouse Gym seeks, enrolls and maintains memberships without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or age. It is further club policy that no circumstance or conduct undertaken by club personnel shall have the effect of discrimination based on any of the classifications. All club members shall have full and equal access to the club facility. All members with disabilities shall be entitled to reasonable accommodations for their physical and mental impairments. Any member who believes that he/she is/has been treated unfairly on any of the matters should first report to club management.
Personal Information and Privacy
Please consult our Privacy Policies for a description of our practices with respect to collection, sharing and privacy of your personal information.
You must check in at the front desk.
Membership Freeze Policy
For a $5.00 per month fee, you may extend your term or Paid-in-Full membership with a doctor’s note. For each month you do not use the club and pay the fee, your paid membership will be extended for one month. You can do this for up to 3 months.
Powerhouse Gym encourages you to bring friends, relatives and business associates for Member Appreciation Day every Saturday. A guest must check in at the front desk, be at least 18, sign a medical and injury release form before using Powerhouse Gym (a parent or legal guardian may bring a 16 or 17 year old minor as a guest if the adult member agrees to sign the appropriate release forms). Powerhouse Gym may restrict the number of guests and times you may bring guests. You must inform guests about these Policies.
Use of Powerhouse Facilities
Availability of Facilities: Powerhouse Gym facilities or services, including but not limited to, classes, equipment, babysitting, basketball, saunas, whirlpools or pools may have limited hours, be discontinued altogether at anytime, or be offered on a “first come first serve” basis. Powerhouse Gym reserves the right to charge a separate participation or reservation fee for any or all of these facilities or services. Use of 24 Hour facilities or services are authorized and limited pursuant to your membership agreement.
Conflicts Regarding Use: Please don’t linger on the equipment because other members may want to use it. No member should monopolize the equipment or weights. If there is a sign-up list for the use of the equipment and a maximum time limit on its use then the directions for the use of the sign-up list are part of the club Rules and Powerhouse Gym expects all the members to follow them. In short, observe gym etiquette. If there is a conflict over use, let Powerhouse Gym management resolve it.
Sports Courts & Specialty Classes: Powerhouse Gym has specific procedures and Rules and may charge you for the use of the sports courts and special classes. Please see the front desk or read the posted information for these activities.
Pool, Whirlpool, Sauna & Steam room: Powerhouse Gym requires you to shower before using the pool, whirlpool, sauna or steam room. There are no lifeguards on duty Powerhouse Gym facilities. The use of the pool, whirlpool, sauna or steam room are at your risk. While using the pool, you cannot jump lanes, dive or engage in horseplay. Lap swimmers have priority over casual swimmers. You must also follow the specific Rules that certain Powerhouse clubs post regarding the use of the pools, whirlpools, saunas, and/or steam rooms in Powerhouse facilities.
Weights & Other Equipment: There are specific Rules posted regarding the use of the weights and other equipment in Powerhouse Gym facilities. As a courtesy, please replace the weights on the rack after you use them and wipe off any benches after your use.
No Solicitation: facilities are provided for the private use of club members only and are not open to the public. Any solicitation within any club is absolutely forbidden. This includes, for example: solicitation for profit, political purposes or any other reason; use of petitions; distributing or posting leaflets, notices or advertising anywhere in a club facility; or leaving multiple copies of leaflets or other papers in any club.
General Policies for Minors
Please check with the front desk for specific Rules, Policies and fees covering the Kids’ Club and minors. You and your minor children must follow any such Rules or Policies and pay any applicable fees.
Minors Under 12: May not use 24 Hour facilities at any time and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times when in the facilities, unless the minor is registered in Kids’ Club or participating in a 24 Hour approved youth program. If your minor child does not behave, 24 Hour may ask you to make other arrangements. 24 Hour does not permit children over six years old of the opposite sex in the locker rooms.
Minors 12 – 17: May use 24 Hour facilities without being accompanied by a parent or guardian if the minor is a member or a guest and their parent or guardian signed the financial guaranty and the membership agreement. 24 Hour reserves the right, in its discretion, to require that a parent or guardian accompany a minor.
Powerhouse Gym provides lockers for members to use only while working out in the gym. You should always use a lock to protect your property. Do not leave any valuable property in a locker at any time. Powerhouse Gym is not responsible for any theft of or damage to your property. If you leave a lock on a locker while you’re not in the gym, Powerhouse Gym will consider your property abandoned and has the right to cut off the lock. If you leave your property, Powerhouse Gym shall have the right to donate your property to charity.
Prohibited Items and Activities
No Alcohol, Drugs, or Smoking: You cannot engage in any activity at Powerhouse while under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol. Powerhouse Gym does not permit smoking, alcohol, or illegal drugs, including steroids, in any of its facilities.
No Weapons: No weapons of any kind are permitted in Powerhouse Gym facilities.
No Photographic or Video Equipment: No photography, videotaping, filming or audio recording in Powerhouse Gym facilities without prior written permission of the management.
Food & Beverages: Powerhouse Gym reserves the right to limit the consumption of food or beverages in workout areas.
Personal Training: No member may train another member for compensation. If staff determines that such training occurs at a facility, the trainer and/or trainee may lose their membership.
Outside Equipment: Powerhouse Gym reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to limit or restrict the use of outside equipment in the club.
Powerhouse Gym requires you to wear appropriate clothing and footwear while in its facilities. Here are general guidelines: gym shorts, T-shirts, jogging, aerobic and sweat outfits are all right for exercising or aerobics, but street clothes/shoes and jeans are not. Shower shoes and swimming suits are all right in the pool area, but cutoffs are not. Racquetball/basketball shoes are required on the courts. No street or black-soled shoes permitted. You must have a towel with you during workouts to protect and clean the machines you use.
While in Powerhouse Gym facilities, Powerhouse Gym does not permit and will not tolerate any inappropriate conduct. Such conduct includes, without limitation, using loud, abusive, offensive, insulting, demeaning language, profanity, lewd conduct or any conduct that harasses or is bothersome to members, guests or Powerhouse employees.
Violation of Policy/Rules
If any member or guest violates any of the Policies or Rules, Powerhouse Gym will ask that person to stop or leave. A member’s violation of any of the Policies or Rules may also cause Powerhouse Gym, in its sole discretion, to terminate that person’s membership and/or other agreements.
Use of steroids to increase strength or growth can cause serious health problems. Steroids can keep teenagers from growing to their full height; they can also cause heart disease, stroke, and damage liver function. Men and women using steroids may develop fertility problems, personality changes, and acne. Men can also experience premature balding and development of breast tissue. There are also civil and criminal penalties for the unauthorized sale, use, or exchange of anabolic steroids.