April 29, 2021
Reopening Saturday May 1: Outdoor Group Exercise Classes
Members will be able to sign-up for classes up to 7 days in advance in the new reservation system.

Re-start Your Membership
Please let us know if you would like to re-start your membership in the button below. Auto billing will only be reinstated beginning May 2 if you opt to re-start your membership. If you opt to keep your membership frozen and pay per visit, each visit will be $10 beginning May 1. Thank you and we can't wait to see you back!
Also Now Available: Indoor Workout Equipment Reservations
Members can reserve time to work out on the indoor gym floor exercise equipment. Register online for one-hour time slots up to 7 days in advance.

Reservations are required for all visits.

If you were a member in March 2020, you will be able to utilize indoor workout equipment reservations at no additional cost through April 30. (See Membership and Drop-in Update below for more information)

We are using a new online reservation system for all indoor gym floor exercise equipment reservations and outdoor exercise classes.

If you need help signing up for the online reservation system, please give us a call at 310-374-3426, ext. 147.
In-Person Services
In-person Personal Training, Small Group Training, Massage and Private Pilates are also currently available. If you would like to make an appointment for one of these services, please email chfnews@bchd.org or give us a call at 310-374-3426, ext. 147.

Virtual Programming
We are also continuing our virtual classes, personal training and small group training programming at this time.

NEW HOURS: To allow ample time for cleaning, our new hours are:
Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Basic Membership
Beginning Saturday May 1, the Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) Basic Membership fee will increase $5 per month and will include:
  • Indoor Gym Floor Exercise Equipment Reservations (first come, first served)
  • Outdoor Group Exercise Classes
  • Indoor Group Exercise Classes (when available)
  • Virtual Classes

As an example, if you used to pay $44/month for basic membership, you would now pay $49/month.

  • Auto billing will be reinstated beginning May 2 ONLY if you opt to re-start your membership

Please note that the cost of services is not being increased (Small Group Training, Personal Training, Massage, Private Pilates).

We strive to provide you with great value and hope the new services available to you (outdoor group exercise classes and virtual classes) will enable you to safely stay active in a variety of ways. This new fee structure is also necessary at this time to cover rising operational and staffing costs to ensure unrivaled cleanliness at CHF. Our rates are very competitive, and it’s important to us that we continue providing excellent services.

If you cannot afford this membership, please contact our Membership Services Team, at 310-374-3426, ext. 147. You may qualify for reduced fees.

Drop-in
If you opt to keep your membership frozen and pay per visit, each visit will be $10 beginning May 1. Payment will be taken in-person at the front desk.

Virtual Class Membership
Virtual Class Membership will continue to be available for $32/month. Learn More.

Silver Membership
Those who qualify will still have access to free or reduced rate memberships. Make sure to make an appointment and swipe in each time you visit. Check your eligibility HERE.

Unlimited Membership
Due to our limited capacity, the Unlimited Membership is not available at the time.
CHF COVID-19 Protocols
Check out our new protocols for reopening in the video below:
The health and safety of our members and staff remains our top priority. As we are able to safely allow more participation in person, we will provide updates on the reopening of our other programs. We can't wait to see everyone back in person in the near future!

CHF programming will continue to be guided by the L.A. County Department of Public Health and its Health Officer Order Appendix L: "Reopening Protocol for Gyms and Fitness establishments" to keep our community safe and to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
Reopening FAQ
Will instructors and members all be required to wear face masks while at CHF, even if they are fully vaccinated?
Yes. Any person at CHF (including those who are vaccinated against COVID-19) will be required to wear a face mask. The Health Officer Order states that face masks are required.

What is the maximum number of people permitted at CHF?
The Health Officer Order states that CHF will be limited to a 25% capacity for indoor exercise. This means CHF is allowed to have a maximum of 60 people inside its facility, including staff.

What programs will be offered in person?
  • Personal Training
  • Small Group Training
  • Massage
  • Private Pilates
  • Indoor Workout Equipment Reservations
  • Outdoor Group Exercise Classes (Beginning May 1)
  • Indoor Classes (Date TBA)

All services are by appointment only. Classes are also available virtually at this time.

Where do I enter CHF?
You will check-in on the first floor by the elevators in front of the cafe. You must have an appointment to enter. To protect the safety of residents at Silverado, members are not allowed to enter or exit via the front sliding doors.

Where do I exit CHF?
You will exit using the elevators in the CHF hallway by manager offices, left of the front desk. You must then exit on the first floor by the cafe. To protect the safety of residents at Silverado, members are not allowed to enter or exit via the front sliding doors. There will be arrows directing you.

Do you have to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend CHF in person?
No, this is not a requirement for working out at CHF. However, face masks are required.

Will membership auto billing be reinstated?
Beginning Saturday May 1, CHF Basic Membership fee will increase $5 per month and will include:
  • Indoor Gym Floor Exercise Equipment Reservations
  • Outdoor Group Exercise Classes
  • Indoor Group Exercise Classes Classes (when available)
  • Virtual Classes

As an example, if you used to pay $44/month for basic membership, you would now pay $49/month. Auto billing will only be reinstated beginning May 2 if you opt to re-start your membership. If you opt to keep your membership frozen and pay per visit, each visit will be $10 beginning May 1. Re-start your membership HERE.

Will you be required to sign up to use CHF in person?
Yes, appointments are required. Before you enter CHF, we will verify your appointment. All members coming to CHF in person will be required to fill out a COVID-19 code of conduct form. If you would like to fill yours out in advance and bring it with you to your appointment, see HERE. You only need to fill this out once. 

Will you still offer virtual classes and workouts?
Yes! We will continue to offer our virtual classes, Small Group Training and Personal Training. Learn more at www.beachcitiesgym.org/virtualgroupexercise.

What safety measures is CHF taking?
  • Screening before members go inside, including temperature checks, a verbal screening questionnaire and appointment confirmation. Members will also be required to sign a new code of conduct to ensure the safety of all members and staff. Face masks are required and will be available if needed.
  • Physical distancing stickers have been installed around the facility, along with hand sanitizer stations, gym wipes, and plexiglass between members and staff at check in.
  • Fewer machines will be available to allow for physical distancing. Cardio guards, which offer a divider between workout machines, are in place.
  • CHF will utilize cleaning products that kill the COVID-19 virus. Staff will clean all equipment after each use. In addition, an outside cleaning company will clean every hour CHF is open, as well as before CHF opens and after it closes. Members are also asked to wipe down machines after use.
  • Members will be required to wear a face mask while at CHF and bring their own water and towel.
  • Trainers will wear a face mask, face shield, gloves and protective gowns will also be available if requested by the client.
  • The massage therapist will wear a face mask, face shield, face gaiter and protective gown.
  • An air purifier is located in the massage room and new filters have been installed in the HVAC system throughout the facility.
  • Showers and lockers will not be available, although restrooms will be open.
  • CHF staff will arrange for proper PPE disposal for any protective gear worn by employees.
  • We continue to follow the Medical Fitness Association guidelines under our certification as a Medical Fitness Facility as well as the guidelines set by the L.A. County Department of Public Health. We are also under the guidance of Beach Cities Health District Chief Medical Advisor Dr. William Kim.

Does Beach Cities Health District and the Center for Health & Fitness recommend I get the COVID-19 vaccine if I am eligible?
The Beach Cities Health District Medical Advisory Committee strongly recommends residents to get a COVID-19 vaccine that has been authorized by the FDA. Getting the vaccine is voluntary, although vaccines are an important public health measure to protect the health of not only yourself, but of your community.
Check Out Our Live Virtual Class Schedule!

Monday
8 a.m. Boot Camp with Mark
9 a.m. Easy Goes It with Cheryl
9:30 a.m. Zumba with Nahid
10:00 a.m. Heart-Centered Yoga with Sue*
11:30 a.m. Body Sculpt with Carrie K.
12:30 p.m. Mindfulness with Carrie K.
5 p.m. Hatha Yoga with Petra

Tuesday
7:30 a.m. Sunrise Yoga with Carrie B.
8 a.m. Tai Chi with Marc S.
9 a.m. Silver Sneakers Chair Class with Manuela
9:30 a.m. Dance Fitness with Sandie
12 p.m. Simply Stretch with Stephanie
12:30 p.m. Mat Pilates with Cheryl
5 p.m. Slow Flow Yoga with Timilie

Wednesday
8 a.m. Boot Camp with Mark B.
9 a.m. Mobility with Louis
9:30 a.m. Mat Pilates with Manuela
11:30 a.m. Body Sculpt & Floor Work with Carrie K.
12:30 p.m. Aerobics with Debbie T.
5 p.m. Hatha Yoga with Petra
6 p.m. Pilates Power Hour with Manuela

Thursday
8 a.m. Mat Pilates with Bobbie H.
9 a.m. Silver Sneakers Chair Class with Manuela
9:30 a.m. Dance Fitness with Sandie
12 p.m. Simply Stretch with Stephanie
12:30 p.m. Mat Pilates with Cheryl
5 p.m. Slow Flow Yoga with Timilie

Friday
8 a.m. Sculpt with Lois
8:30 a.m. Boot Camp & Stretch with Mark B.
9:30 a.m. Low & Sculpt with Bobbi G.
10:00 a.m. Mat Pilates with Lilly*
11:30 a.m. Body Sculpt with Carrie K.
12:30 p.m. Mindfulness with Carrie K.

Saturday
8 a.m. Circuit with Stephanie

Sunday
9 a.m. Yin Yang Yoga with Carrie B.
For more information, visit beachcitiesgym.org/virtualgroupexercise
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FREE On Demand
Classes are FREE and available online so that you can work out anytime, anywhere.
Small Group Training
Add guided training to your routine today! In-person and online options available. Schedule your session today by emailing chfnews@bchd.org or give us a call at 310-374-3426, ext. 147.
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