Rules and Regulations

Fitness Centre

  • No children under 13 years of age are allowed in the Fitness Centre.
  • Children aged 13-15 must be accompanied by an adult. One adult may not supervise more than 2 children.
  • Only our employees and coaches are permitted to train within our facility.
  • No solicitation.
  • Collateral is required to borrow all equipment.
  • Keep cell phone use to a minimum.
  • Proper attire (including a shirt, bottoms and closed toe shoes) is required.
  • Please wipe equipment after use.
  • Adhere to time limits on equipment during peak times.
  • Beverages are permitted provided they are in a sealed container only. No glass containers, please.
  • No food permitted in the following spaces: track, pools, gyms, studios and Fitness Centre.
  • Talisman Centre does not permit outside personal trainers access to the facility with their clients for liability and legal purposes. If you wish to facilitate the service of using a personal trainer within the confines of the building, it must be with one of our highly qualified and certified trainers, pertaining to our own industry standards.

Talisman Centre does not permit outside personal trainers/coaches access to the facility with their clients for liability and legal purposes. If you wish to facilitate the service of using a personal trainer within the confines of the building it must be with one of our highly qualified and certified trainers. Any participant who is conducting or is suspected of conducting personal training/coaching with a customer at Talisman Centre who is not a Talisman Centre personal trainer will have membership privileges reviewed and/or revoked. An individual may be suspected of personal training if he/she does (but is not limited to) the following:

  • Assisting a patron with equipment and adjustments.
  • Writing and/or designing a program for a patron.
  • Explaining and providing exercise technique to a patron or group of patrons.
  • Meeting with the same individual on a frequent basis.
  • Meeting with several different individuals within a given time period.
  • Directing exercise order for a patron.
  • Collecting or receiving payment from a patron for a session.
  • Assisting a patron with spotting, technique, or any specific instruction, but not exercising with that individual.

Cardio

  • Always use sign-up boards to ensure your time on cardiovascular machines with a maximum of 30 minutes.
  • Proper attire (including a shirt, bottoms and closed toe shoes) is required.
  • Please wipe equipment after use with cleaning supplies provided.
  • Beverages are permitted provided they are in a sealed container only. No glass containers, please.
  • No food permitted in the following spaces: track, pools, gyms, studios and Fitness Centre.

Track

Strollers

  • Only the parent or guardian may push the stroller while on the track and must be in complete control of the stroller at all times.
  • The infant or child must be harnessed or strapped in at all times.
  • The stroller must stay within the width of the lane for the safety and courtesy of others on the track.

Weight Room

  • Please wipe equipment after use with cleaning supplies provided.
  • Allow others to work in and share the machines.
  • Remove and re-rack weights from all machines.
  • Proper attire (including a shirt, bottoms and closed toe shoes) is required.
  • Beverages are permitted provided they are in a sealed container only. No glass containers, please.
  • No food permitted in the following spaces: track, pools, gyms, studios and Fitness Centre.

Strength & Balance Studio

To ensure all participants have the safest, most respectable and most enjoyable experience possible, please follow these etiquette rules:
  • Participants must arrive on time to class – late entries will not be permitted to enter once the class has started.
  • Cell phones or any other communication devices are not permitted in classes.
  • Please observe silence while inside the Studio and throughout the duration of the class to provide everyone with the experience of uninterrupted quietness. Please raise your hand to attract the attention of the instructor. Conversations are best to have in the hallway dry change area.
  • No shoes, coats, bags or belongings are permitted in the Studio. Cubbies are provided for shoes in the hallway outside the Studio, however, participants are encouraged to use a locker for their belongings as Talisman Centre is not responsible for any items left in the hallway.
  • Proper hydration is required. Please ensure ample hydration prior to the start of class in addition to having water with you for the duration of the class.
  • Please let your instructor know if you feel light headed, dizzy or nauseous, as well as informing them of any health concerns you may have that could potentially affect your participation.
  • All classes require participants to bring their own Yoga and Pilates mats. If you do not have a mat, you can purchase one at Customer Service.