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Age Policy

Summary

This policy outlines the permitted membership, access/club entry, equipment usage and program participation provisions for underage members or minors.

Definitions

Contractor: Including but not limited to; Exercise Professionals/Personal Trainers/Allied Health Professionals/ABN Rental Trainers. Legal Guardian: The person legally recognised as the primary caretaker of the minor (if not the parent of the minor). Minor: A member, casual visitor or guest under the age of 18. For the purposes of Table 1.1, ‘minor’ is in reference to the age range stipulated in applicable line of the table.  Team Member: A person who is employed by Goodlife Operations Pty Ltd under a Contract of Employment.

Application

What is the Policy?

  • The following policies are to be followed at all times when allowing an underage person access to the club:

    • Membership is permitted only with the consent and signature of the minor’s parent/legal guardian on all membership contracts, pre-exercise questionnaires, guarantor forms and waivers. 

    • If a minor wishes to redeem a free trial pass, casual visit, guest pass or the like, a full pre-exercise questionnaire and waiver must be completed and signed by the minor’s parent/legal guardian before entry to the club will be granted, and access / usage conditions are as set out in this policy.

    • A photograph of the minor must be taken and attached to their account for identification purposes. 

    • Access is only permitted during staffed hours and permitted equipment use and class participation is set out in the table below. 

    • A face to face induction with the Fitness Director or certified Team Member must be undertaken prior to any permitted use of the club facilities. The minor cannot opt out of the induction, and the minor’s parent/guardian must be in attendance for the entire induction.

    • Participation in programs developed for minors including Arena Academy, Kids Fitness, Swimming, Dance is subject to age and supervision policy of each specific program.

    • Pool usage and other recreational facilities will be governed by the club specific policy available on site relating to that pool or recreational facility. 

    • Membership approval for age 13 and under must be approved in writing by GM Operations, GM Fitness or National Safety Manager.

Minor Usage & Access Requirements


13yrs & Under
  • Access Staffed hours and directly accompanied by an exercise professional

  • Cardio If prescribed by a medical or exercise professional and under their direct supervision

  • Weights If prescribed by a medical or exercise professional and under their direct supervision


14yrs
  • Access Staffed hours and directly accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or exercise professional

  • Cardio Yes

  • Weights Yes, under the direct supervision of an exercise professional

  • Group Fitness Yes, excluding any weight bearing classes


15yrs
  • Access Staffed hours only, however the minor may access the club independently during these hours.

  • Cardio Yes

  • Weights Yes, limited to pin-loaded strength equipment only

  • Group Fitness Yes, excluding any weight bearing classes

  • Arena Yes

  • HYPOXI Yes

  • Challenges Yes, excluding Fitter Faster Stronger and subject to the age and supervision policy of each specific Challenge

  • Kubofit Workout Plans No


16 - 17yrs
  • Access Staffed hours only, however the minor may access the club independently during these hours.

  • Cardio Yes

  • Weights Yes

  • Group Fitness Yes

  • Arena Yes

  • HYPOXI Yes

  • Challenges Yes, subject to the age and supervision policy of each specific Challenge

  • Kubofit Workout Plans No


18yrs & above
  • Access Adult access applies.

  • Cardio Yes

  • Weights Yes

  • Group Fitness Yes

  • Arena Yes

  • HYPOXI Yes

  • Challenges Yes

  • Kubofit Workout Plans No