Outdoor Programs

Hume City Council Leisure Facility Members who were active on the 23rd of March 2020 prior to the forced closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic will have access to the restricted outdoor programs scheduled to begin on the 1st of June 2020.

Direct debit payments will remain suspended however all standard membership terms and conditions will continue to apply for participants of these programs.

You can find these at: Terms and Conditions

In addition, the following terms and conditions will be in place.

Terms and Conditions

1. All programs require online booking and payment prior to attending.
2. These programs will only be available to Hume City Council Leisure Facility Members who were active on the 23rd of March 2020.
3. Hume City Council Membership Terms and Conditions continue to apply as per usual

4. Hume City Council has the right to change or alter the program at short notice and cancel any sessions due to inclement weather.

5. If you are feeling unwell you are not to attend a session.
6. Participants will meet (whilst keeping social distancing) at the program location.
7. Entry into the facility is not permitted unless for the purpose of using toilets. Note: Toilets will be made available for all sessions, however, may be public toilets nearest to the location of the session.
8. Classes will be limited to 20 people plus 1 instructor.
9. Participants will need to meet social distancing requirements and to remain 1.5 metres away from each other at all times including prior to the session, during and after.
10. Participants will be required to use sanitiser which will be provided.
11. Appropriate footwear must be worn at all times during the session
12. Wear appropriate clothing for outdoor exercise whilst addressing weather conditions
13. Management take no responsibilities for your belongings. Do not bring valuables with you.
14. Be mindful that some programs will be in public spaces which the general public are also utilising. All care will be taken to avoid interactions however may not be fully possible.
15. Consider environmental factors that may impact you such as pollen or air conditions. Consider your medical needs and follow the advice of your doctor. Bring any medication that you may require (Ventolin etc.)You are responsible for supplying, using and storing your own medication.

16. Hume City Council reserves the right to cancel or change an outdoor fitness class in cases of dangerous weather/environmental conditions (i.e. high temperatures, rain, hail, lighting), low patron participations (less than 5) or instructor unavailability. You will be notified via text message no less than 90 minutes before the session start time.

17. Patrons are required to supply their own water bottle, towel and exercise mat.
18. Sunscreen is not supplied

Health Screening

  • During the booking process, you will be required to answer questions about your current health and recent travel details. This health screening is in-line with the Department of Health and Human Services guidelines to ensure we reduce the risk of infection to all participants and staff. You will then be screened again on the day of the session including having your temperature taken.
  • Centre management reserves the right to exclude participants who fail to meet the health screening requirements.

Bookings and Cancellations

  • Bookings will be made available from Saturday 5pm for the following week’s classes.
  • Bookings will remain open until classes are filled or at 5pm the day preceding the class
  • The health questionnaire must be completed in full at the time of processing your booking.
  • The booking of a class is strictly for the individual only and is unable to be transferred to another member.
  • You will be able to cancel your attendance to a booked class up to 24 hours prior to the class commencement. You will be refunded the full $6.50. Cancelations requested within 24 hours of the class will be non-refundable.
  • Sessions may be cancelled by management due to dangerous weather/environmental conditions, low booking numbers or instructor unavailability. The Fitness Coordinator at each site will be responsible for making the final decision on class cancellations. A minimum of 5 participants and conformation of safe weather conditions is required for a class to go ahead. The weather forecast check will be made via the Bureau of Meteorology website (http://www.bom.gov.au/) and a visual check.The decision to cancel a class will be made no less than 2 hours before each session, giving management enough time to contact participants. Communication to these participants will be made via text message utilising the extract from the Eventbrite booking system. If possible, the participants will be offered a rebooking into a future class utilising the payment from the cancelled class, or a full refund.