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Level 2 - Gym Update

Yay, now we can re-open!!

Thank you for your dedication and commitment to the cause. Today we heard the great news that we will be moving to alert Level 2 on Thursday 14/05/20.   

Your health and safety is paramount whilst using the gym. The following explains what this means to you and your gym, and what we are doing to keep you safe:


  • We will be opening our doors again at 5 am Thursday 14/05/20. 

  • Your membership will come off suspension and be active on 14/05/20.

  • Your revised Level 2 Group Fitness and Gym Floor (weights and cardio area) Booking Timetable will be “Live” and available for you tomorrow. We will notify you when it is ready.

  • If you are not quite ready to return and haven’t already advised us yet. Please click here To extend your suspension for a further 4 weeks for free.

  • At this time under Alert Level 2, the Northern Arena Supervised Play Area will remain closed.

Gym and Group Fitness

  • Timetable and class size changes have been made to minimise large groups and split arrivals and departures. 

  • Strictly all group fitness and gym floor weights/cardio area classes must be booked via our online booking system. Click here if you haven’t activated your online account.

  • Please respect government guidelines in regard to social distancing in the facility.

  • Where possible please limit the use of the gym change rooms to the use of the toilets and handwashing. We encourage you to shower and change at home.

  • There will be reduced participants in all group fitness classes.

  • We have the ability to contact trace and know who is in our facility at any time. - Please ensure you can scan-in using your swipe tag on arrival.

  • Hallway markings for entry and exit.

  • Gym Floor equipment reduced.

  • In peak times the mezzanine floor space may be closed for Personal Trainer’s use only.

Cleaning & New Gym Rules

  • The facility has undergone a deep clean of all surfaces and equipment since closing.

  • A visible cleaning schedule and additional cleaning of equipment remain in place.

  • We kindly ask you to wash your hand before entering the gym in the hand basins provided.

  • Please bring your own gym mat as Northern Arena’s mats have been removed during level 2 

  • Hairdryers and straighteners have been removed from the changing rooms – please feel free to bring your own.  

  • Please – No sweat towel, no workout.

  • Please bring your own water bottle as our water stations/fountains will not be in use in level 2. 

  • Additional sanitising and wipes have been added around the gym - Please wipe down your equipment after use with the wipes provided. 

  • Contactless entry and exit points.

  • If you have compromised immunity or feeling unwell, we kindly ask you to stay at home.

Now we are reopening we will be reducing our online activity on our private Facebook group in order to concentrate on providing safer exercise within the facility. Thank you for all your participation and encouragement over this time, it certainly has made the difference for us to keep going for you. 

As always, we will continue to keep you updated on any changes to the situation as soon as possible. 

Please know that all of these health and safety procedures are in guidance to keep you safe to train! Please be patient and kind as we navigate our way through this time. We cant wait to see you back and training at Northern Arena.

_ The Team at Northern Arena

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