JCC Fitness Centre COVID-19 Procedures


Masks continue to be MANDATORY in ALL COMMON AREAS. Updates to Masks requirements in Fitness programs are shown below.


  • Masks REQUIRED while not actively engaged in physical activity
    (for example: resting between sets, moving between pieces of equipment)


  • Masks Optional in Fitness Classes once settled in personal zone


  • Masks optional for clients in studios
  • Clients will be required to follow the Mask policy while in the Fitness Centre

Booking Your Workout at the Fitness Centre:

  • Booking is mandatory through  Book Your Session  or booking@jccgv.bc.ca
  • Bookings can be made up to 72 hours in advance
  • Members may pre-book up to 3x/week
  • Same day bookings can be made, space permitting
  • To attend more than one session in a day, please inquire at the member desk at the beginning of your second session
  • Fitness Centre workout sessions are a maximum of 60min with 15min transitions for staff cleaning
  • No guests permitted

Booking for Members or Dependents under 19 yrs: 

  • Email a completed Waiver to the booking team. Must be signed by self and Parent/Guardian prior to appointment being confirmed.
  • Age 14+ can come without a parent ( if they have previously completed a JCC Fitness Centre Orientation)
  • Age 13 must come with a parent (please request a spot for each a parent and a participant).

For more detailed information on our age policy please visit Teen Fitness Page

Fitness Equipment 

  • Participants must wipe equipment prior to and after using equipment
  • No sharing of equipment during classes
  • Alternating equipment  denoted with a “STOP” sign will be off limits to enforce social/physical distancing
  • Designated workout zones are first come, first served. Only one person per workout zone.
  • Some equipment will not be available


  • Cancellations must be made 8 hours prior to booking time
  • If cancelling within 8hrs please email booking@jccgv.bc.ca a cancellation fee of $15 will apply
  • Individuals who do not keep their reservations, and neglect to cancel, will incur a $25 fee.
    EXCEPT: fee will be waived in case of a medical emergency, or if the individual cancelling or immediate family are experiencing COVID type symptoms – please be specific when you contact the JCC

Personal Training

  • Offered in the Studios
  • Limited Personal trainer/client spots offered in the Fitness Centre
  • Virtual Personal Training is available

Member Check-In/Entry (refer to Building Access Guidelines)

  • Arrive 5-10 minutes prior to scheduled workout to allow time for Front door check-in
  • Additional time will not be given if participants are late
  • Access to Group Classes will begin 5-10min prior to class
  • Members are asked to wait in the hallway outside the Fitness Centre, as per social distancing signage, until directed in by Staff
  • Upon entering the Fitness Centre / Group Fitness Class studio each member will choose a spray bottle and towel from a cubby and place any personal items in the same cubby
  • Members are advised to come dressed ready for their exercise session

Washroom/Shower Facilities:

  • Washrooms in the Fitness Center are available
  • Additional washrooms for full usage available in the hallway by the elevator
  • Members are advised to leave all personal belongings at home and to come with what is needed for their workout only


  • Towel service will NOT be available, all members are asked to bring their own
  • Touchless water bottle fill stations will be available, but the water fountains will NOT be available

Exiting building

  • Members will be asked to leave the building right after their workout, no socializing/tailgating please
  • Before leaving please return spray bottles and  paper towels to “dirty spray bottle” bins and remove your belongings
  • Fitness Center: Exit through the back doors leading to the amphitheater
  • Group Classes in Auditorium: Exit via side door


Workout Etiquette – COVID-19 Safety Protocols & FAQs

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