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Rhode Island Gyms Given Green Light To Open!

We’d like to thank all our staff and members for your support, complying with our new safety protocols, and making our re-opening a success!

We were very excited to re-open Bristol Total Fitness on Monday, June 1st, and welcome back all our amazing members and staff! We had been working diligently behind the scenes with cleaning protocols and facility improvements to ensure that when you come back you stay healthy and safe.

We are ready to open Swansea & Dartmouth as soon as Massachusetts permits. As of 6/12/20 Gyms are listed in phase 3 for MA. Governor Baker is releasing phase 2 guidelines on 6/6/20 so we have a ways to go before opening. Stay informed by checking FB pages for Dartmouth and Swansea re-opening dates.

Independence Park Free Low Impact HIIT Class with Ruth Raposa

Fun, challenging low-impact HIIT class using bodyweight only. It focuses on working all parts of the body with an emphasis on core and glutes. It combines strength, cardio and flexibility into one workout. You can work at your own pace and level of intensity. Limited to 15 participants.

Equipment: yoga mat, towel and water bottle

Time:
Wednesday @ 5:45am – 6:45am, Jun 17th – Jul 8th

Location: Independence Park, Bristol

9th Annual Free Boot Camp at Independence Park with Adriana Ferns

Bristol Total Fitness and Bristol Parks and Recreation are teaming up to create a healthier community. Join Adriana for this free boot camp, open to the public. Bring your friends and family! Enjoy the fresh outdoors and downtown Bristol! Limited to 15 participants.

Equipment: yoga mat, towel and water bottle

Time:
Saturday @ 7am – 8am, Jun 20th – Sep 26th

Location: Independence Park, Bristol

Independence Park Free Summertime Sweat Sesh with Susan Gibeau

This workout will consist of bodyweight work, Tabata, HIIT and good old Calisthenics. Modifications can be made for most fitness levels. Limited to 15 participants.

Equipment: yoga mat, towel and water bottle

Time:
Wednesday @ 4pm – 5pm, Jul 8th - Aug 26th

Location: Independence Park, Bristol

At-Home Workouts

We all miss our group exercise classes, instructors and personal trainers! So... until group exercise classes are up and running, if you can't make it to the gym, need some inspiration or just want to see a familiar face check out our YouTube Channel. We'll be adding new workouts weekly.

Try out...

38-Minute Tabata Workout with Julie F

30-Minute Step Workout with Tammy B.

COVID-19 Blog Update

The Total Fitness team has been working hard to prepare for our member's return. The safety of our members and team is most important to us. Total Fitness did a great deal of research and planning for our members to feel safe with new safety and cleanliness protocols along with opening in a phased approach. Click here for all the latest updates on safety protocols, reopening dates, and renovations.

Pedal to End Cancer Thank You!

Total donations from our annual Total Fitness Clubs fundraiser Pedal to End Cancer- 63 participants raised $16,761 for the American Cancer Society through this year's event! We would like to extend our appreciation and gratitude to all the participants who contributed to the success of this great cause. We're especially proud of Total Fitness Member, Lilly McCaughey who was the Top 'Pedal to End Cancer 2020' Fundraiser in all of New England, for raising $1,695!"

Total Fitness Clubs would like to thank: All Participants including Total Fitness members, staff, friends, and family, Coca-Cola for donating all of the beverages. Also, Total Fitness would like to thank staff along with the participants who donated their time, food and baked goods. And to all who donated raffles to make this a huge success.

Total Fitness Club Renovations

With the clubs closed due to Covid-19, we decided to take advantage of the time and make improvements for your return!

Bristol Total Fitness

•Entire Gym Repainted
•Deep Cleaning of All Equipment
•Redesigned Shake Bar
•Steam Cleaned Carpets
•Improved Television & Media Capabilities (Internet Upgrade)
• Repainted Ladies Locker Room
Future Planned Upgrades:  Repainting of Babysitting Room, Men's Locker Room

 

Swansea Total Fitness 

• Refinished the Men's and Women's Sauna
• Repainted throughout the club
• New Boxing Heavy bag room
• Refinished Group Exercise room
• New digital display Group Exercise Schedule
• New Marpo Kinetics Endless Rope Climber
• New signage throughout the club

Dartmouth Total Fitness

• Repainted the Entire Gym
• Deep Cleaning of All Equipment
• Added A/C Group Training/Mindbody Room
• Installed A/C in Ladies Locker Room
• Renovated Ladies Front Bathroom
Future Planned Upgrades:  Mens/Ladies Locker Room Sauna

19 Mar

Total Fitness Membership Concerns

The Staff and Management of Total Fitness Clubs appreciate your patience and understanding as we all try to navigate through the next few weeks of this State of Emergency.

Rest assured Total Fitness Clubs will not be billing any members for their April membership until we re-open. If we have not re-opened by April 1st, Total Fitness will not bill you for your April membership at that time.

Based on what day that we reopen, Total Fitness Clubs will provide for a process to Prorate members dues for the month of April.

For those members concerned about the balance of their March membership due to our closing the clubs on March 17, 2020, because of the State of Emergency, please reply to this email with your full name and key tag number and we will make every effort to credit a portion of your March dues to your account and apply it to your April dues payment.

Over the next few weeks, please remember to support all your local businesses during this most challenging of times.

Stay Well,

Geoff Morin
President
Total Fitness Clubs, Inc
info@totalfitnessclubs.com
www.TotalFitnessClubs.com

14 Mar

Health and Safety Updates Regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

At Total Fitness, the health and safety of our members, colleagues and Personal Trainers is our top priority. Here is an update on the actions we are taking to respond to Coronavirus.

Like many businesses in the area, we are closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the information provided by Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We wanted to update you on the actions we are taking to respond to COVID-19 and to reassure you that we are prepared, with a clear action plan in place.

What is Total Fitness doing?

In line with CDC guidance, we have increased the level of cleaning and hygiene in our gyms:

Increased frequency of cleaning to sanitize all equipment, especially high use areas such as pin pads, door handles, lockers, equipment, etc.

Ensuring soap dispensers remain filled in all toilets and changing rooms.

Ensuring hand sanitizer dispensers remain filled and encourage members to use them. They can be found in several places around the gyms.

Continuing to remind members of the importance of good hygiene in the gym.

Within Total Fitness, we have advised all colleagues and Personal Trainers on what to do when returning from foreign travel, in line with CDC recommendations.

As a member, how can you help?

Total Fitness members are encouraged to help reduce the spread of illness through good personal hygiene. This includes frequent hand-washing during your visits and covering your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing.

We also kindly request that you familiarize yourself with the latest guidance from CDC and do not visit the gym if you are displaying symptoms of COVID 19 and are advised to self-isolate.

We will continue to monitor the situation closely, adapt our plans as necessary, and keep you updated on any changes. We thank you for your co-operation and look forward to continuing to welcome you to our gyms.

The Total Fitness Team

13 Nov

Total Fitness/United Way Food Drive

Total Fitness is teaming up with the United Way for our annual food drive. We will be collecting non-perishable items such as dry pasta, can goods, rice, mac & cheese and instant mashed potatoes for families in need. There will be a bin to put your donations in the gym foyer, or it can be handed to the front desk.

12 Aug

Total Fitness/United Way School Supply Drive

Total Fitness is teaming up with the United Way for a school supplies drive. We will be collecting pencils, pens, notebooks etc. for children in need. There will be a box to put your donations in the gym foyer, or it can be handed to the front desk. See our flyer in the gym for a more detailed list of supplies.