This agreement commences either:
If you are on the club’s premises, once you have indicated your acceptance in the Declaration section of this web sign up process.
If you are not on the club’s premises, once you have indicated your acceptance in the Declaration section of this web sign up process and then either entered the clubs premises or after a period of 7 days has elapsed, whichever is earlier.
Your membership starts immediately.
You will be entitled to all the rights and privileges exercisable for the Type of Membership chosen.
FEES AND CHARGES
The Joining Fee / Initial Payment is due from you to us, is payable immediately and is not refundable other than in the event of breach or negligence by us.
The Direct Debit Payment Amount is due from you to us. You are obligated to make the “Minimum No. of Direct Debit Payments” stated with the first one being paid on the 1st Direct Debit Payment Date and then every month thereafter. You are obligated to make every Direct Debit Payment regardless of non attendance, except where the cancellation terms below are met.
If you fail to pay any monies due under this agreement or if any Direct Debit is returned unpaid or any cheque is returned unpaid or if any other form of payment is not honoured for whatever reason, you shall pay us on demand an administration fee of £25 (which we require to cover our costs of seeking to pursue such payment from you).
You agree to advise us promptly of any change to the Members Details provided.
If you fail to pay any amount due under this agreement for a period of more than thirty days, then we may pass the debt to a third party company for collection. The reasonable and direct costs incurred in employing the third party company will be borne by you including costs in tracing you if you have changed your address without telling us.
Relocation: This agreement can be cancelled in the event that your new permanent address is more than 15 miles away from the facility upon receipt of a copy utility bill or bank statement showing the new address.
Long term (over 3 month) illness or injury: This agreement may be cancelled in the event of an illness, injury or medical condition which in the written opinion of a doctor or other suitably qualified medical practitioner prohibits exercise for 3 months or longer upon appropriate proof being provided.
Redundancy: This agreement can be cancelled upon appropriate proof of redundancy from your employer or other loss of livelihood.
Pregnancy: This agreement can be cancelled if you become pregnant upon the appropriate written proof being given.Please note – ANY Cancellation for the above reasons will not be effected until the appropriate proof is provided and received (in writing or via email) by Harlands or the club.
Breach: This agreement can be cancelled if we are in breach of contract including if we do not provide facilities or services you may reasonably expect and we have fallen well below that standard.
Temporary Illness or Injury: This agreement may be frozen in the event of a temporary illness, injury or medical condition which in the written opinion of a doctor or other suitably qualified medical practitioner prohibits exercise for a period of time.Please note – ANY Freeze will not be effected until the appropriate proof is provided and received (in writing or via email) by Harlands or the club.
Please note – A freeze period does not affect the Minimum No. of Direct Debit Payments you are due to make and any payments remaining at the time of the freeze will remain due and recommence on a monthly basis once the freeze period has completed.
You agree to comply with the Rules of Membership which are displayed prominently in the Club and relate to opening hours, use of facilities and your conduct. We may make reasonable changes to these Rules at any time provided we give you reasonable advance notice of the change.
If we take no action or let you off any breach of this agreement or give you extra time to pay or comply, it will not stop us enforcing the terms of this agreement strictly at a future date.
We may assign the benefit of this agreement and our rights thereunder to a third party on notice to you. Your rights under this agreement will not be prejudiced.
We will do our best to resolve any disputes over this agreement. If you wish to take court proceedings against us you must do so within the United Kingdom. Relevant UK law will apply.
If any part of this agreement is disallowed or found to be ineffective by any court or regulator, the other provisions shall continue to apply
We may terminate this agreement with immediate effect on notice to you if you are in breach of the Clubs Rules (i.e. Stealing or other criminal activities within the facility). In this event you will not be liable to pay any further Direct Debit Payments, provided such breach is not deemed by us to have occurred primarily in order to qualify you for a refund.
PAYMENT UPFRONT AND IN ADVANCE
If the Annual Membership Fee is paid upfront and in advance BR Boxing & Fitness will offer a discount that will effectively provide 12 months annual membership for the price of 10 months
PAYMENT OF ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP BY 12 MONTHLY DIRECT DEBITS
The Annual Membership fee agreed will be collected by 12 equal monthly direct debits on the first working day each calendar month. When you pay your 12 month membership by monthly installments this includes an element of finance charge. There is no such finance charge when paying for membership upfront and in advance.
CONSUMER CREDIT ACT 1974 (”THE ACT”)
In accordance with section 66A of the Act, you are entitled to withdraw from this agreement within 14 days of its commencement (the date on which this agreement is signed by you) without having to give any reason. In those circumstances you must notify BR Boxing & Fitness of your intention to withdraw in writing or orally. Written notice of any intention to withdraw should be addressed as follows:
Our main objective is to provide quality health and fitness facilities for its members in a relaxing and friendly environment. The following rules are amended from time to time.
KIDS MEMBERSHIPS & CONDITIONS
Children must be supervised at all times by a parent or guardian when in the changing rooms and surrounding area.
Parent or guardian must ensure every child 4 years and under is accompanied by one adult when using the pool facilities.
Children over the age of 12 are permitted to attend the gym but must be supervised at all times by a parent or guardian.
Children over the age of 12 are permitted to attend the classes when supervised by a parent or guardian. Parent or guardian must attend the class and be on a “classes membership package”.
Overuse and/or overstrain whilst using the gym equipment and during exercise must be monitored by the supervising parent or guardian.
Children aged 8 yrs and above are not permitted to use the opposite gender changing facilities.
Kids are allowed to use the facilities between the times of 9.00AM & 6.00PM.
Members and their guests should be suitably dressed whilst using the club facilities. In particular clean training shoes must be worn at all times in the gymnasium.
Members and their Guests should use the equipment and facilities in accordance with the advice given by club staff and/or by notices suitably posted. Members and guests shall not abuse the equipment or facilities of the club and any member or guest who wilfully or negligently causes such damage shall pay for any damage to club property.
No member or guest may bring intoxicating liquor or food into the club nor use the club facilities whilst under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Smoking is not permitted in any part of the club or the outside perimeter.
In the interest of health and hygiene all members and guests must shower before entering the pool area and in the interest of safety, running, jumping and diving are not permitted in the pool area.
All members and guests must clean and wipe down gym equipment after use as a courtesy to the next user.
If you suffer from any medical complaints, please consult a GP prior to participating in any activity.
All members and guests of members must consult the instructor before participating in a class for the first time.
If at any stage you feel unwell, stop exercising and contact a member of staff immediately.
Glass bottles and drinking glasses are not permitted in the gym, studios or pool area.
Mobile phones are not permitted in the gym, studios or pool area.
Chewing gum is not permitted in the gym, studios or pool area.
Members agree to the FIA Health commitment Statement.
Please be courteous to fellow members during busy times i.e. please do not ‘hog’ the equipment.
Members will not be permitted to join a class once the warm up has commenced.
Please ask at reception for details on how to reserve studio classes within your club.
The management and its employees will not be liable in any way for the loss, or damages to, the property of members or guests, or for personal injury to, or death of any member or guest, except to the extent that such loss, damage, personal injury or death arises from the initial act, neglect or default of the management or any of its employees or agents.
The member warrants and represents that they are in good physical condition and that they know of no medical or other reason why they are not capable of engaging in active or passive exercise and that such exercise will not be detrimental to their health, safety, comfort or physical condition. In the event you or your guest has any reservations in relation to physical condition you are required to seek independant medical advice prior to embarking upon any exercise. All members and guests agree to the FIA Health Commitment Statement when commencing any activities as a condition of membership. Induction training will be available to all members, attendance to induction training is the responsibility of all members and their guests. Any person using the facilities without attending induction training does so entirely at their own risk.
Members and their guests using the swimming pool/spa areas, do so at their own risk and the management do not accept responsibility for any harm or injury to any member or guest, unless caused by negligence of the management, employees or agents of the company. Please note there is no lifeguard on duty and the pool depth is 1.2m. No running, jumping or diving in the pool/spa area is allowed.
Cars parked in the club car park or elsewhere on the premises of the club and all contents are left at the owner’s risk and the club will accept no liability for loss or damage in respect thereof, unless caused by negligence of the management, employees or agents of the company.
The club accept no liability for personal belongings left on the premises or in lockers. Members & guests are strongly advised not to carry or leave valuables in lockers. In circumstances when it is necessary to carry valuables, please contact the Duty Manager. Members are required to bring a padlock with them each visit, as we do not loan padlocks. Lockers are provided on a daily basis only and items left overnight will be removed from the lockers and any contents will be disposed of for security reasons. This policy is adopted for member’s safety and security and is of prime importance in the club operation.
All members and guests must make their own arrangements in respect of insurance to cover injuries suffered by them or caused by them to any third party, as the proprietors accept no liability for any accident, injury or misadventure.
The hours for bank holidays are normally 9am – 5pm, however, various bank holidays may differ, please see the manager for details. The management reserves the right to vary the opening and closing hours over the Christmas period or at any other time upon reasonable notice.