What You Need to Know

Gym Etiquette 

Are you new to our gym? No worries, we have you covered, below are a few tips to keep you up to date with Bay of Islands Recreation Centre's gym etiquette. 

Need help? Just ask!

Our staff are here to support you and ensure that you feel comfortable in what can be a new environment. To us it's like a second home, booking in for your Gym Equipmeent induction session is a great place to start! 

Towels and Wipe Down

A gym towel is required for you to use when in the facility.

It is common to practice to use a gym towel for personal hygiene

Spray and wipe bottle are also located throughout the facility, so you can keep your towel for your use and then finish up each exercise by wiping down the machine for the next person to use. 

Please put your weights back

Our staff do their workouts in their own time; they don't just get a work out by putting your weights back.
Unload heavyweights in case the next user isn't going to be using all your weight or is unable to remove it themselves. 

Return equipment where it belongs 

This isn't just a memory task for you, remember to return equipment to where you found it, be courteous to your fellow gym goers. 

Be mindful of your fellow gym goer by:

  • Cleaning up after yourself
  • Don't go over the max cardio machine limits at peak times
  • Sharing your space
  • Respecting others personal space

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