The Edge Fitness Clubs to reopen Illinois location

  • The Edge Fitness Club location in Orange, Connecticut

    The Edge Fitness Club location in Orange, Connecticut Courtesy of The Edge Fitness Clubs

 
Julie Nicholson
Updated 6/25/2020 8:58 PM

ORANGE, Conn., June 25, 2020 -- In accordance with state guidelines allowing health clubs to reopen, The Edge Fitness Clubs is announcing it will be reopening its Naperville location to members on Friday, June 26.

To ensure the health and safety of members and staff, new state mandated protocols will be implemented.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

"Our top priority is always the safety and well-being of our members and staff," said Jeff Stone, Chief Marketing and Administrative Officer for The Edge Fitness Clubs. "In accordance with requirements from the state of Illinois, we are committed to providing the safest possible environment so there will be new protocols put in place. These enhancements will allow our Illinois members to get back to enjoying their health and fitness routines in the safest and most comfortable manner possible."

Some of the new protocols include the addition of Sanitation Stations, which ensure there are abundant hospital-grade cleaning supplies in every area of the facility to wipe down equipment and sanitize hands. Protexus electrostatic fogging spray technology will be used to disinfect and sanitize the entire club. There also will be touchless entry for each member.

Social distancing also will be an important procedural change. Group fitness classes and personal training will resume on June 29. In accordance with state guidelines, there will be a limit on the number of people participating in each fitness class. The clubs also will enact a 'checkerboard' approach, utilizing every other piece of cardio equipment.

"One of the great things about our clubs is the amount of space that we have. This allows us to comply with state-mandated capacity restrictions while allowing members to safely adhere to social distancing guidelines," added Stone.

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Initially, the locations will be open the following hours: Monday-Thursday from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday 5 a.m.to 9 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. These limited hours will allow deep cleaning of the clubs every night.

Edge Fitness will continue to rely on the guidance of government officials and public health authorities to determine when normal operations can be resumed.

The fitness club chain currently has locations in eight states, including Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Missouri, Michigan, Illinois, and Rhode Island. For anyone who would like to join Edge Fitness, there are currently many new member promotions being offered. For more information, please visit our FAQs page at theedgefitnessclubs.com.

The Edge has amassed more than 200,000 members across 8 states, becoming a go-to club for the first-time gym goer to the fitness enthusiast. The Edge's mission is to offer extraordinary fitness facilities, innovative programming and an energetic, friendly staff to ensure members enjoy their exercise experiences -- and see results -- day after day. Memberships are designed to meet the needs of each individual member and their fitness journey. For more information, please visit theedgefitnessclubs.com.

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