Additional coronavirus prevention measures at P.E. to keep our members safe and healthy.

We love our members and guests. So, to keep the ones we love healthy, happy and fit we’re being extra vigilant with our hygiene, cleaning and preventative measures. 

We’d like to reinforce the measures we’re taking to ensure all staff, trainers and members remain healthy and safe in our club. We are following the WHO guidelines carefully and monitoring all information regarding prevention, safety and cleaning.

Every 4 hours, our Clean Team do a clinical wipe down of all touch surfaces in the gym. We have reserved our cleaning for off-peak times where we can focus on a deeper style clean of all equipment and common areas. Please see below a breakdown of the cleaning methods and products:

Operating Hours:

From Tuesday, March 17, the gym will close at 9:00pm (rather than 10:00pm) to ensure a deep  antibacterial clean of all equipment, floors, bathrooms and lockers is done on top of our regular cleaning services.

Daily cleaning methods and focus areas

Cleans are done during and between peak gym hours. 

  • Free weights
    Detailed wipe down all handles of dumbbells, barbells, kettlebells, both sides of ab/stretching mats, and benches used around those areas 
  • Cardio equipment
    Detailed wipe down of screens, handles, side skirts, surrounding areas of equipment that are at risk of attracting sweat or droplets from the nose and mouth 
  • Cable’s and pin loaded equipment
    Detailed wipe down of all handles (including all handle additions), back rests, seats, upholstery, weight plates, weight pins and surrounding touch points and protective screens 
  • Bathrooms 
    Detailed wipe down of all flush buttons, toilet paper dispensers, hand paper dispensers, taps, tap handles, inside sinks, jars, deodorant cans and all bathroom amenities, outside of lockers and key pads for lockers 
  • Reception and common areas 
    Detailed wipe down of staircase handrail, top of front desk, all door handles, top of the towel bin, leather benches in hallway and computer keyboard and mouse 

Daily cleaning methods and focus areas

  • Our clean team use high-grade disinfectants to thoroughly clean the change rooms, studios, equipment, and common areas.
  • We always have disposable alcohol-based wipes easily accessible for your use.
  • As always, we do a nightly deep clean of all equipment, studios, and common areas.
  • We’re paying extra attention to disinfecting all high-touch areas like counter tops, door handles, railings and locker handles.

Keep calm and carry on

“Australians should try social distancing as coronavirus cases grow, Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy says, but they do not have to avoid going to the gym and movie theatres just yet.”

Article: Chief Medical Officer Says Going To The Gym Is ‘Fine’ During Coronavirus Outbrea

We appreciate your trust as we adapt to this evolving situation; we’re strictly following the WHO’s recommendations, and we’re moving quickly and purposefully to keep you and our team safe and healthy. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to us.