COVID-19 Information
COVID-19 Facility Update
Updates Effective July 6, 2020

Choice Health & Fitness is NOW OPEN with reduced hours and limited facility access.

Grand Forks Park District and Choice Health & Fitness has developed a three-phase plan in anticipation of a slow reopening of recreational facilities and programs this summer. This plan was developed in coordination with Governor Burgum’s ND Smart Restart Guidelines and President Trump’s Reopening America Guidelines, and based upon the recommendations of our federal, state and local government; U.S. CDC; National Recreation & Parks Association; various national sporting associations; and the Department of Public Health.

To view the full breakdown of the reopening plan for Choice Health & Fitness, CLICK HERE >

Temporary Hours of Operation
Effective July 6, 2020

Mon – Fri  |  5:30 AM – 8:00 PM

Saturday  |  7:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Sunday    |  9:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Onsite Services
Questions?

701.746.2790
info@ChoiceHF.com

Resources
ND Smart Restart Plan
Reopening Guidelines >
Restart Standards >
CHF 3-Phase Reopening Plan

View full breakdown of reopening plan for facilities, amenities, & programs.

Reopening Plan >
Click the links below for hours and
information about our onsite services
Facility Use Restrictions
  • MEMBER IDENTIFICATION PROCESS
    • All members are required to have their picture on file in our system. A photo ID is required, if your picture is not yet in our system.
    • Youth without a driver’s license or other photo ID must have a parent at check-in, if their photo is not yet in our system.
  • GUEST PASSES
    • Guest passes are available if checking in with a current member who is 18 years of age or older or when attending a program with Choice Health & Fitness personnel.
    • A photo ID is required.
  • YOUTH AGE GUIDELINES
    • Ages 9 – 13: Must be directly supervised by a parent or other person on the family membership age 14 or older, except when participating in a program with Choice Health & Fitness personnel.
    • Age 8 & Younger: Must be directly supervised by a parent; only permitted in the aquatics, basketball, or tennis areas, except when participating in a program with Choice Health & Fitness personnel.
    • Youth will not be permitted to gather for extended periods of time.
  • SAFETY GUIDELINES
    • All participants are expected to adhere to social distancing guidelines and other policies.
    • Due to limited facility use, persons should limit their time in the facility to allow others access.
Membership

(No Changes. Same Information Posted since May 6, 2020)

  • EFT / Auto-Withdrawal Memberships
    • Current EFT memberships will not be billed for the month of April or May.
    • Current EFT memberships will be issued a credit for ½ monthly dues for the period the facility was closed in March. Please allow 30 days for processing.
    • Monthly billing EFT will resume in June.
  • Pre-Paid Memberships & Agreements | Paid in Full memberships that were suspended due to our closing on March 18th, 2020 will be contacted by our membership department to discuss the status of your membership. Please allow up to 7 business days.
  • New & Renewing Memberships | We are accepting new and renewing members. Fees will begin on the date you join.

If you have questions, please contact our membership department at info@choicehf.com or call 701-746-2790 ex. 208.  We will be happy to answer any questions.

Parking & Entry
  • Choice Health & Fitness customers should enter through the main entrance (Door 1).
  • Altru Jerry & Sanny Ryan Center for Prevention and Genetics and Truyu customers should enter through the NW entrance (Door 4) unless the NW parking lot is full.
Towels
  • Full Towel Service has been discontinued.
  • Equipment towels will be available to wipe down equipment.
  • Members are encouraged to bring their own workout towels from home.
Facility Areas Available in Phase III
Effective July 6, 2020
  • Customer Service, Member Services, & Administrative Services
  • Fitness Areas (Cardio, Free Weights, etc.)
  • Lobby (Open with Restrictions – See Below)
  • Deli Area (Limited Hours – See Below)
  • Aquatics Area (Open with Restrictions – See Below)
  • Basketball Courts (Open with Restrictions – See Below)
  • Racquetball Courts (Open with Restrictions – See Below)
  • Large Group Exercise Room (Open with Restrictions – See Below)
  • Locker Rooms (Open with Restrictions – See Below)
  • Restrooms
  • Tennis Courts
  • Track

LOBBY (Open with Restrictions)

  • Tables and chairs spaced to meet social distancing guidelines
  • No large groups
  • No outside food or beverage
  • Coffee dispenser is closed

DELI

  • Monday – Friday 9 am – 6 pm
  • No outside food or beverage

COMMUNITY ROOMS

  • Closed to outside groups
  • GF Park District and Altru Health System employee meetings only

AQUATICS AREA

  • Hours
    • Mon-Fri | 6:00am – 7:00pm
    • Sat | 8:00am – 1:30pm
    • Sun | Closed
  • Towels will not be provided
  • Lap pool
    • 2 people per lane
    • Water exercise classes (Max = 14)
  • Activity pool
    • Lazy river for water walking only
    • Spray features, bubbler and water slides are closed
    • Please limit time to 1 hour to allow for access by others

BASKETBALL COURTS (Open with Restrictions)

  • Open for shooting only; no game play
  • 3 people per basket with social distancing
  • No practice sessions or instruction
  • Groups are not permitted to gather in the gymnasium
  • Basketballs will not be provided

RACQUETBALL COURTS (Open with Restrictions)

  • Individual practice and singles play only
  • No doubles play
  • Equipment will not be provided

GROUP EXERCISE (Large Room Only)

  • Limited classes available in the large group exercise room only
  • Outdoor classes are available
  • Yoga & Cycling Rooms closed

LOCKER ROOMS (Men & Women’s)

  • Social distancing policies in effect
  • Steam rooms closed
  • Towels will not be provided

FAMILY LOCKER ROOM

  • Social distancing policies in effect
  • Towels will not be provided
Closed Areas & Services
Due to Mandatory Closure or Restrictions
in ND Restart Fitness Centers Guidelines
  • Aquatics Amenities (spray features, bubbler, & water slides)
  • Birthday Party rooms
  • Childcare
  • Cycling Room
  • Kids Zone
  • Steam Rooms
  • Yoga Room
July Programs
Classes & Programs Available in July

Note: Online Registration will open 30 Days Prior to Program Start Date

  • Tennis Academy – Youth
  • 10 & Under Tennis – Youth
  • Basketball Academy – Youth
  • Volleyball Academy – Youth
  • Athletic Development – Youth
  • Personal and Group Training
  • Tennis – Private Lessons
  • Tennis Drills – Adult
  • Tennis Lessons – Adult Intro Group
Re-opening Guidelines
Choice Health & Fitness WILL Be complying WITH THE ND Restart Fitness Centers Guidelines and recommendations from the CDC
  • Employees will be screened upon arrival for work.
  • Members and visitors are expected to follow CDC, State and local guidelines for Covid-19 symptoms, close contact and travel before entering the facility.
  • Members, visitors and staff must maintain 6 feet of personal distance.
  • To meet State guidelines, exercise equipment has been set to proper distancing, closed or removed. Please follow guidance from signage and floor markings.
  • Hand sanitizing stations and equipment cleaning stations are available.
  • Members will be required to disinfect machines and other equipment before and after each use.
  • Choice Health & Fitness personnel will be cleaning and disinfecting throughout the day.
  • Areas of the facility may be temporarily closed for deep cleaning.

We look forward to safely opening with a ND Smart approach.

We recommend those who are at higher risk due to health concerns avoid returning to the Choice Health & Fitness until the disease risk is reduced in our community.

If you have questions, feel free to contact us at info@choicehf.com .

Note: This information is subject to change. Please watch for daily updates.