Community safety

Keeping You Safe

100% Mask Policy
GPS Air Purification System
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increase cleaning
Socially Distancing

RAISING THE BAR

High standards are in our DNA. We set the bar for what it means to be a clean club (it’s been part of our core values since we opened in 2007), and to offer cutting-edge technology that supports your health. Now, we’re raising that bar even higher.

We’ve reimagined the City Fitness experience and invested in new resources to protect the health and safety of our community, using guidance from health officials and trusted agencies (CDC and EPA).
 
Keep in mind that we’re constantly fine tuning, so we may have more upgrades and updates to come. We’ll keep you updated on the latest right here.

read more about the new City Fitness standards.
Air purification
Targets airborne Particles
Targets airborne Particles
Targets airborne Particles
Targets airborne Particles

We’ve installed a state-of-the-art air purification system in all of the HVAC units in all 6 of our clubs.

GPS & NPBI TECHNOLOGY FAST FACTS 
  • Laboratory tests of GPS’ NPBI demonstrate reductions in harmful pathogens, including human coronavirus. 
  • GPS technology reduces pathogens by disrupting their surface proteins, rendering them inactive and unable to replicate. A misnomer is that this process kills viruses; rather, it deactivates them, so they are no longer infectious. 
  • GPS technology reduces the volume of infectious airborne pathogens to make air cleaner and safer to breathe. 
  • GPS technology will not introduce ozone into the surrounding environment. 
  • GPS technology can help reduce carbon footprints, increase energy savings and eliminate odors. 
  • GPS technology should be used in conjunction with public health laws and guidelines, including but not limited to social distancing, hand hygiene, cough etiquette and the use of face masks. 
  • Unlike alternative technologies that require routine replacement of lightbulbs, tubes, or filters, GPS’ NPBI requires no replacement parts for the life of the product.
HOW GPS TECHNOLOGY WORKS 

Needlepoint bipolar ionization from GPS is a patented technology that safely cleans the air by introducing ions into the space via the airflow in a ventilation system, eliminating airborne particulates, odors and pathogens.

BENEFITS OF GPS TECHNOLOGY 
  • Targets Particles: When ions introduced by NPBI disperse throughout a space, such as an office or a schoolroom, they combine with particles suspended in the air. This creates a snowball effect in which particles of opposite polarities begin to cluster together, making them easier to capture in filtration systems.
  • Tackles Odors: GPS’ NPBI technology breaks down chemical, pet, cooking and other odors into basic, harmless compounds, leaving indoor air smelling fresher and free of odor-causing VOCs.
  • Reduces Pathogens: During the NPBI process, contact with ions disrupts pathogens’ surface proteins, rendering them inactive and unable to spread.
  • Saves Energy: By keeping indoor air cleaner, NPBI reduces the air required from outside to keep things fresh, saving on initial ventilation equipment costs and up to 30% on energy consumption.
ADVANTAGES OF GPS TECHNOLOGY 

(in contrast to BPI, Corona Discharge, HEPA Filters, Carbon B, Ultraviolet [UV] and UV-PCO) 

  • No harmful byproducts 
  • Ozone-Free Validation (See UL2998 and UL867) 
  • Reduces airborne particles 
  • Destroys harmful VOCs 
  • Reduces energy cost (30%) 
  • Treats in-room air
NOTABLE CLIENTS 

GPS technology has been installed in more than 250,000 offices, schools, airports, hospitals and other community spaces worldwide. Notable clients include: 

  • Google 
  • WeWork
  • Carnegie Mellon 
  • University of Maryland 
  • Boston Children’s Hospital 
  • Johns Hopkins University 
  • Duke Health 
  • Charlotte Douglas International Airport 
  • Blackhall Studios 
  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport 
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES 

GPS has curated a collection of digital assets to provide additional information and context regarding GPS technology and its effectiveness: 

  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Filtration / Disinfection Guide
Meticulous Cleaning
Rigorous cleaning schedules

If you’ve visited our clubs, you know our Clean Team works continuously. Their meticulous processes keep our surfaces not just sparkling, but thoroughly disinfected. This has always been the case at City Fitness, but because of covid-19, we have responded with even higher cleaning standards.

We disinfect surfaces on increased set schedules. That ensures any surface you’re likely to touch—including weights; equipment handles and buttons; railings; counters; and handles and buttons throughout the building—has been hit with a medical-grade disinfectant in the past 3 hours. (Additionally, members are required to wipe equipment with disinfectant wipes before and after use.)

Each night, we deep clean the clubs, which includes spraying surfaces, floors, and equipment with medical-grade disinfectant. 

Medical-grade disinfecting products

We use medical-grade disinfectants that are proven effective against coronavirus in all our continuous and deep cleaning processes.

We’ve also invested in chemical sprayers to thoroughly and efficiently disinfect surfaces throughout our clubs. 

Clean Team training

We have implemented ongoing set schedules to ensure that all high touch surfaces —including weights; equipment handles; buttons; railings, and counters;  throughout the building— are continuously cleaned & disinfected using our medical-grade disinfectant, all throughout the day (additionally, members are required to wipe equipment with disinfectant wipes before and after use).

Disinfectant & SANITIZING wipes 

We added several additional stations at each club to make it more convenient for members to sanitize and disinfect equipment before and after use. Our sanitizing and disinfectant wipes clean, deodorize & fight bacteria and viruses on contact. The disinfectant wipes are also proven effective in killing coronavirus. Our Staff walk the gym floor on set schedules to make sure dispensers are full and to remind members to wipe down equipment after each use.

Pro tip: Wait a few minutes after wiping down your equipment. All disinfectant wipes take time to kill germs—usually 4 to 10 minutes. The wipes we use have a best-in-class kill time of 4 minutes.

Hand sanitizer

Our clubs are equipped with touch-free hand sanitizer stations throughout, filled with a sanitizer that contains 70% percent ethyl alcohol, exceeding the CDC’s recommendation for the covid-19 virus.

Hands-free amenities
Touchless upgrades

We’ve upgrading amenities throughout our clubs to create a contactless experience where possible. All sink faucets, soap dispensers, water bottle fillers, and hand sanitizer dispensers are touchless.

On hiatus for now
Temporarily unavailable

We miss them too, however the following amenities are temporarily unavailable: coworking space; saunas; and steam rooms.