Fitness Center Waiver

Rules and Regulations

The following rules and regulations are intended to make the APTA Centennial Center Fitness Center as safe, enjoyable, and pleasant as possible for all users. These rules are applicable to all users and may be changed from time to time by Akridge in order to provide for the safe, orderly, and enjoyable use of the facility and equipment.

1. Use. Only those individuals who are employed by a company who has executed an Indemnity and Release Agreement and have themselves executed a Waiver of Liability may use the facility; no guests are permitted. Users shall use the facilities and related equipment solely for aerobics, fitness, gymnastic, weight training, or other athletic use.

2. Hours of Operation. The facilities may be used anytime, except during periods of repair, cleaning or emergency.

3. Clothing. The minimum attire at the facility shall be gym shorts, tee shirts, and tennis shoes. Any conventional exercise attire is permissible including leotards and tights, warm-up suits, etc. Sneakers, tennis shoes, dance slippers, or similar footwear must be worn at all times. Users of the facility must wear clean and appropriate attire when in transit to and from the facility, which may included, but is not limited to, warm-up suits and sweat suits.

4. Conduct. Any conduct which unreasonably interferes with the use or enjoyment of the facility or the equipment by other persons, or disrupts or interferes with the normal, safe, orderly, and efficient operation of the facility or the equipment, is strictly prohibited. Personal radios, tape recorders, or other similar equipment may not be used without headphones.* Any persons in violation of this rule will be subject to immediate expulsion.

5. Use of Tobacco Products. Smoking of any kind or any other consumption of tobacco products is strictly prohibited.

6. Solicitations and Petitions. Solicitations for the sale of any product, service or charitable contributions, and petitions of any kind are strictly prohibited.

7. Identification. Users must present their magnetic access cardkeys upon request by Akridge employees for identification purposes. Akridge assumes no responsibility for lost or stolen access keys.

8. Food and Beverages. Food and beverages are prohibited and shall not be brought into the facility for consumption within the facility with the exception of water.

9. Notices, Complaints, or Suggestions. Users must immediately notify Akridge in the event they discover any unsafe or hazardous defect or condition relating to the facility or the equipment, or any serious breakage, sickness, fire, or disorder at the facility. Complaints or suggestions as to the operation, maintenance, services, or equipment at the facility are welcome. Such notices, complaints, or suggestions should be sent to Akridge: 3030 Potomac Avenue, Property Management Office, Alexandria, VA 22305, to the attention of Patchie Bergman, Senior Property Manager.

10. Locker and Shower Facilities. All rules and regulations also apply to the locker and shower facilities. Lockers are for daily use only, however long term storage for personal items is prohibited. Personal items must be removed upon completion of workout. Locker rooms are sanitized nightly.

11. Violation of Rules. Failure or refusal to comply with these rules and regulations may result in the loss of individual privileges upon notice from Akridge.

12. Classes and Group Activities. Akridge expressly reserves the right from time to time, and in its sole discretion, to initiate, permit, change, cancel, or discontinue classes or group activities. Whenever possible, Akridge will attempt to give adequate notice to users if classes or group activities are scheduled, changed, canceled, or discontinued.

13. Maintenance. No user shall leave any litter, trash, debris, or articles of clothing at the facility.

14. COVID-19 Guidelines. Maximum occupancy 15 (Virginia Phase 3 guideline - 75% of typical occupancy). When possible, use face covering and maintain a minimum of ten feet of physical distance between other patrons. Please use provided disinfectant to sanitize machine before and after each use.

* EXCEPTION: In the spirit of cooperation, others may have to listen to music if there is an organized group working out,(i.e. aerobic workouts, etc.)


Waiver of Liability

In order to use the exercise (and weight training) facilities and equipment located at 3030 Potomac Avenue, Alexandria, VA (hereinafter referred to as "Fitness Center"), I hereby certify as follows:

1. I am in good physical condition and able to use the facilities and equipment and to participate in exercise and fitness activities available there. I will perform all exercises and participate in all activities at my own risk.

2. I understand that in participating in one or more exercises or fitness activities at the facility or in use of the equipment, there is a possibility of accidental or other physical injury. I AGREE TO ASSUME THE RISK OF SUCH INJURY AND INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS APTA CENTENNIAL CENTER, THE JOHN AKRIDGE COMPANY, THE JOHN AKRIDGE MANAGEMENT COMPANY AND ANY OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES, PERSONNEL, OR AGENTS THEREOF, FROM LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL INJURY, ILLNESS, HARM, OR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM MY USE OF THE FACILITY OR THE EQUIPMENT, EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT SUCH AN INJURY, ILLNESS, HARM, OR DAMAGE IS CAUSED BY THE TORTIOUS ACT OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OF SUCH PARTIES.

3. I understand that there is no personnel, surveillance, or security provided in the Fitness Center to protect me from third parties or other harm, and I enter and use the Fitness Center at my own risk.

4. I acknowledge that I have received and read a copy of the Rules and Regulations attached hereto governing the use of the Fitness Center, equipment and courts, and I agree that I will fully comply with these Rules and Regulations as they are amended from time to time.

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