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Fitness Center Excersize Areas

Assigned areas will generally accommodate
the following core functions:
• Cardiovascular Area
• General Exercise Area
• Aerobics / Stretching Area

Size / Area: Minimum size of the Exercise area is 75 m2 (800 sq. ft.).


Cardiovascular Area: First area accessible from Reception and Locker facilities. Area typically includes exercise equipment such as treadmills, bikes, climbers, etc.
• Position and orient area to benefit from exterior views; visible to/from Reception. • Equipment use is not hampered by external distractions.
• Provide passive entertainment features to include built-in cable televisions (stagger equipment to view TV), large screen audio / video presentations , and views to the swimming or recreational decks.

General Exercise Area:

Provide exercise areas tosupport many exercise opportunities, such as lifting benches and stationary and free weights.

• Activities within this area are generally individual and
typically require a high level of concentration and self monitoring.
• Provide high lighting levels, abundant wall mirrors and only background music ; with passive views of video.
• Exterior views are not required; however, natural lighting is desirable.

Stretching and Aerobics Area: Provide when required
by the Facility Program. Reasonably isolate with passive
acoustical separation from other areas.
• Activities generally are group supervised and typically
benefit from sense of privacy.
• Maximize introduction of controlled exterior views and
introduction of natural light.
• Provide separate audio/video system, controlled in


Typical equipment includes:
• Treadmills
• Step machines
• Computerized bicycles
• Elliptical trainers
• Strength equipment (dual weight stations, free weights)
• Clock, with second hand, wall mounted in each room.
• Water cooler with filter in each area.

Finishes - Exercise Areas:
Carpet; nylon, looped, anti-microbial; wood.
Consider rubber floor at free weight area
Consider resilient mounted wood floor in Aerobic Area
Walls: Vinyl wall covering, mirrors, millwork trim.
Ceilings: Combination of acoustic tile, coffers and
millwork trim.
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