Joining aged for Beach Fit and F45 Training
Minimum Age for Beach Fit is 14 and 9 months with a signed letter of consent from Parent or Guardian. Minimum Age for F45 Training is 16.
Signing your agreement
You have an agreement with us when you have signed it and we have accepted it. If these terms and conditions or your agreement differ from anything you are told at the club or over the phone, these terms and your agreement will apply, unless written confirmation is received from a Beach Fit employee.
Using your comfort guarantee
You can cancel your agreement during your comfort guarantee period. You have 7 days from the date you sign your initial agreement or from its grand opening date. We will then cancel your agreement and refund your initial payment, less your start up fee. This is only applicable for new membership agreements.
To cancel your membership, please see cancellation policy section.
Promising you are in good health
On the day you sign your agreement and each time you use our club, you promise us that you are in good physical condition , you know of no medical or other reason why you cannot or should not do active or passive exercise.
You can pay upfront for some memberships. Please visit your club for a list. For a Pre Paid membership, you will pay on the day you buy it.
Renewing your upfront membership
When your membership is due to end, your membership fee will be set at the current rate. By renewing your membership, you agree to the membership terms that apply at that time.
Quering a payment
If you query a payment, we will do our best to respond within 7 days. If you are not happy with our response, you may contact your financial institution. It will handle your query in line with its own policy.
Can you freeze your membership payments?
Using a ‘time freeze’
You can freeze your membership for 1 or more debits up to a maximum of 4 each calendar year. Please note that if you are within your minimum term, any time freezes are not classified as a full payment toward your contract.
Using an extended time freeze
You can freeze your membership for up to 13 fortnights in any 12 months for medical or bankruptcy reasons. However, we must be satisfied by your supporting documents, such as a certificate from a medical practitioner stating you are unable to exercise.
If you have a medical reason or become bankrupt, we will not charge you for this extended time freeze to allow you time to recover.
Understanding the conditions
Before freezing your membership, you must make sure your fees are up to date and you don’t owe us any money.
Note that we cannot backdate any time freeze requests. You must request a freeze when you need it. We also cannot accept pro-rata payments or freeze your direct debits outside an official time freeze.
Your membership card
The access card is our property. You cannot lend your card or allow anyone else to use it. If you lose or damage your card, we will replace one card every 12 months for free. We will charge you $5 for any extra cards.
Telling us about your health risks
If you believe any club activities might risk your health, you must tell us this in writing with full details. You must also tell us if your medical condition changes after you join.
We may choose to refuse your membership agreement until your doctor agrees in writing that you are fit to exercise you show us proof that you have received medical advice on an appropriate exercise program.
Managing infections and illnesses you must not use club facilities if you have an infection, contagious illness or physical ailment, such as an open cut or sore there is any other risk, however small, to other members and guests.
Our staff is always happy to help. Ask at club reception or call your club on (02) 9130 7212. If you’d like to speak your club manager, let our reception team know. If no managers are immediately available, the reception team will ensure someone contacts you as soon as possible. We will be in contact with you shortly after that.
How can you cancel your membership?
Cancelling your membership
To cancel your membership once the minimum commitment has been met, please contact us by phoning us on (02) 9130 7212 and send an email to Info@beachfitbondi.com.
Confirming your request
When you do this, please always • give us your email address so we can confirm your request in writing • keep a copy of your request • make sure that you cancel your direct debits with your financial institution.
How do you cancel after the minimum term?
Cancelling after the minimum term expires
Once the minimum term of your membership expires, you may cancel your membership. When you cancel, you must pay us any fees you owe or we may take action to recover them.
Giving us notice
You must give us 14 days’ notice to cancel, unless you are cancelling for medical reasons (with supporting evidence). To ensure your direct debit does not continue past your minimum term, you must give us notice within this term.
You cannot freeze your membership payments during the notice period.
Cancelling without paying out your agreement
You can cancel your membership if time freeze is not suitable during the minimum term if you are sick or incapacitated.
You must show us a certificate from a qualified medical practitioner stating that you cannot exercise for the rest of your term. If you are bankrupt, you must show us supporting documents.
We will not charge you an exit fee in these cases.
Transferring your membership to another person
You can transfer your membership to another person (transferee) within the minimum term of your agreement so long as the transferee is not a current member, has not been a member in the last 3 months and completes the new membership sign-up process and pays a transfer fee equivalent to the start up fee is eligible to take up your membership (for instance, you cannot transfer a corporate or concession membership.
The transfer is effective only after the transferee has completed the sign-up process. We do not allow transfers once you have completed your minimum term. You also cannot transfer foundation, family or friends memberships.
Cancelling for other reasons
If you wish to cancel for any other reason and have more than 28 days left in your minimum term, you can pay out your agreement.
Respecting our equipment
You are responsible for using our facilities and equipment correctly, including adjusting levels or settings. If you are not sure how to operate any equipment, please ask our staff before you use it. Note that you will be responsible for any damage that you or your guests cause through a wilful act or negligence.
As a courtesy to other members, you agree to use a clean towel when you use equipment, including exercise mats. Please keep phone calls to an absolute minimum.
Note also that you must not use a camera in our clubs without written permission
Put equipment away after use.
Keep your belongings safe
We provide lockers you can use while exercising. Please keep your access card with you and do not bring valuables into the club.
Unfortunately, thefts do happen. We cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage to your belongings while you are at the club, even if someone breaks into your locker.
If you leave belongings in a locker overnight, we may remove them. We give lost property to charity each month, including unclaimed items from lockers.
Can you bring guests to the club?
Paying for guests
You can bring guests into the club for a fee (see club signs). We decide how many club visits a guest can make at our discretion. Please phone your club to learn more. For security reasons, children can only wait in the club if accompanied by an adult who is seated with them.
Meeting our conditions
Your guests must be at least 16 years old , be accompanied by you and leave when you do , sign the guest register and show photo ID follow the terms set out in the guest register and all other signs and handouts.
What happens if you break the code?
Being refused entry or receiving a warning
We can refuse entry to anyone, including members, if they act unreasonably or break the code. We may also warn you that you risk having your membership cancelled. If you continue to behave in the same way, we may cancel your membership immediately.
Facing instant cancellation
We can cancel your membership without warning if you behave in a way that is risky or seriously inappropriate, such as threatening or harassing others damaging equipment, using illegal or performance-enhancing drugs and instructing other members when we have not authorized you to do so.
What are your responsibilities?
Meeting your responsibilities
Your responsibilities, including payment of membership fees, do not depend on how often you use a club. You must tell us about anything that affects your membership, and any changes to your contact and bank details.
Promising to take care
You promise to make sure that you know how to exercise safely, by asking if necessary, use your best endeavors to exercise safely not take valuables into the club, even if you plan to put them in a locker.
Allowing us to use your image
We sometimes film or photograph the club so it is possible you will appear in the background. By signing your agreement, you allow us to use your image in promotional and other business-related material.
Paying outside providers, including personal trainers
Contractors, tenants and franchisees provide some services in our clubs, such as personal training, physiotherapy and massage.
You will need to pay service fees directly to them and we are not responsible for those fees or for any associated costs or refunds.