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Fitness Center

Create an area that is an inviting introduction to the Fitness Center

Entrance and Foyer: As a minimum, identify and announce the Fitness Center location with an entrance portal.
• Identify the entrance with a combination of signage, lighting and a pair of glass doors. Provide with a direct view to the Reception Desk when present

.• Entrance door shall be controlled with electronic remote access reader compatible with guestroom lock to permit controlled access of guests.
• Plan circulation to avoid service traffic through the Reception area.
• Extend public area quality finishes into reception.


Reception: Provide when required by Facilities Program.
Waiting area with seating for approximately four guests.

Floors: Wood or stone with area rug accent

Walls: A combination of wood paneling, stone or upholstered fabric accented w ith themed, framed art and decorative sconce lights.

Ceilings: Smooth finish with coffers, domes, recessed lights, chandeliers, and natural daylight from skylights (if possible). Integra into ceiling system

Reception Desk: Position reception desk to provide direct accommodation of arriving surveillance of the exercise areas.
Reception Desk: The focal point of the Reception area. The generous desk should comfortably accommodate two attendants,

Finishes: A combination of millwork and stone with granite counter to accommodate standing guests and work surfaces for seated and standing attendants.

Retail: Provide when required by Facilities Program. The Fitness Center Reception area may serve as the entry or circulation path to related health and beauty retail such as hair styling, facial, barber or nail care.
• Facilities which use chemicals with a strong odor must have a self-contained ventilation system that prevents odors or chemicals from migrating to the Fitness Center, food and beverage, or other hotel areas.
• Design Criteria: Retail areas must comply with the approval process and retail design criteria in Retail Module
Service Closet: Provide a closet containing a floor sink and shelves for cleaning products and equipment to clean the common areas and adjoining corridors.
. Office: Include a management office for back-of-house activities.
. Storage Room:
• Provide a secure room for storage of equipment, supplies, and retail product.
• Provide a separate area for storage of clean towels and for storage of soiled towels.
• Where possible, provide service entry direct to storage and laundry storage to avoid traffic through public areas

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