MEMBER GUIDELINES

COVID-19 PROVISIONS 

  • The Club generally adheres to guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control with respect to mitigating risks associated with COVID-19. 

  • Member agrees to comply with all policies and procedures established by the Club from time to time to mitigate risks associated with COVID-19. 

  • Member acknowledges and agrees that Member and Member’s family utilizes the Club’s facilities at their own personal risk, and Member releases the Club, its members, managers, officers and employees, from any and all claims and causes of action in the event Member or any member of Member’s family contracts COVID-19. 

  • The Club reserves the right to not refund or grant any credits with respect to the monthly membership fee paid by Member in the event the Club is required to temporarily close or otherwise suspend or restrict the activities and programs offered by the Club due to the Club’s compliance with federal, state and/or local mandates or orders.  However, the Club will offer credits towards future activities and programs for any activities or programs paid for in advance by Member and which are canceled due to the Club’s compliance with federal, state or local mandates and/or orders.

CONDUCT

  • Members shall conduct themselves and their activities on Club property so as to assist management in maintaining appearance, usefulness and efficiency in club operations.

  • Members should conduct themselves in a manner conducive to a private club environment. Examples of unacceptable behavior include: using profanity, berating employees or other members, fighting, etc. Non-compliance of any Club rule could result in suspension or termination of membership privileges.

PARKING

  • Please park only in appropriate, lined parking spaces. Parking in loading zones and on grass is prohibited. We advise you to secure all valuables and lock your vehicle. The club is not responsible for damaged or stolen property or vehicles.

 

CHECK IN

  • Blairwood is a membership club. All Members and their Guest(s) MUST CHECK-IN at either the Front Desk or the Outdoor Pool Check-In when entering the club, NO EXCEPTIONS.

  • Children 12 yrs. & younger must be accompanied by an adult or guardian and be supervised while at the Club.

  • All Members must have a valid Blairwood Scan card and an up-to-date profile photo on file to access the Club.

MEDIA POLICY

  • No media, including but not limited to audio, picture or video can be taken and/or distributed on any platform or privately without explicit, written permission from Club Management. No exceptions. Therefore, all media captured at the Club is property of the Club.

GUEST FEES

  • Blairwood is a private club intended for the use and enjoyment of its members. Members are allowed to bring guests.

  • Member must check in each guest at Front Desk or Outdoor Pool Check In and must is responsible for their guest during each visit.

  • There is a one (1) Guest Limit per day per Membership. NO EXCEPTIONS.

  • Guest Fees on weekdays are $11 per guest and $20 per guest on weekends and Holidays (includes tax) (for ages 1 & up) even if guests do not intend to use the pool.

  • Guests must be accompanied by a member of the Club.

  • Guests are required to register and sign a liability waiver upon entering the Club.

  • If inclement weather occurs which causes the lifeguard to clear the pool, rain checks will be issued for guest fees paid within 2 hours of the time of their arrival to the Club and when the pool was initially cleared.

DRESS CODE

  • General indoor club spaces: acceptable workout shirt/top and pants/shorts or cover-ups and shoes must be worn at all times. In some workout classes such as Yoga or Pilates, socks and shoes may be optional.

  • Blairwood Grill - Casual attire, including tennis clothes, may be worn inside the bar and grill. Please be considerate of the furniture – dry clothes only. Shirts or cover-ups and shoes must be worn at all times. (Muscle shirts/men’s tank tops are not permitted). Casual attire and swimsuits are acceptable at poolside Grill.

  • Tennis - Proper tennis apparel and shoes must be worn at all times on the courts. Shirts without rips or tears must be worn. Customary women’s tennis attire without a collar is acceptable. Cut-offs, jeans, and swimsuits are unacceptable. Running or black/dark soled shoes are not permitted on the courts. No running shoes on clay courts (smooth soled shoes only).

  • Fitness & Cardio Studios - Athletic attire and appropriate shoes must be worn. No cut-off shorts, swimsuits, jeans, wide gapped muscle shirts, cut-off shirts, or other apparel deemed inappropriate by the Fitness Director or a Club Manager.

  • Pools – Swim suits may be worn at the pools and in locker room wet areas. Members in swim attire should cover up before entering the club indoor facilities.

  • General - Hats, shirts, etc. with inappropriate wording or pictures are prohibited.

 

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES are permitted to be brought onto the Club grounds, by order of the City of Hurstbourne and the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

  • Blairwood reserves the right to inspect coolers entering the Club.

  • NO BEVERAGES and FOOD ALLOWED IN THE SWIMMING POOLS. Beverages and food are limited to the POOL DECK ONLY.

  • MEMBERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BRING THEIR OWN LOUNGE CHAIRS OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF CHAIRS.

  • We request that members do not re-arrange the deck chairs and tables.

  • NO SMOKING - Blairwood is a SMOKE FREE facility. No smoking is permitted on the Club property. This includes Vapes, Vape Pens, and E-Cigarettes.

  • NOT ALLOWED ON THE CLUB GROUNDS - Glass containers, illegal drugs, weapons of any sort. 

 

LOCKER ROOMS

  • Our locker rooms are reserved for members and guests 16 & older.

  • Each locker room features showers, steam room, sauna, televisions, and sitting area. Shampoo, soap, and hairdryers are available in the locker rooms.  Towels are available at Member Services.

  • Proper bathing attire or towels must be worn in the steam rooms and saunas.

  • No radios or loud music are permitted in the locker rooms.

 

OUTDOOR POOL RULES

  • Weather permitting, the pool opens Memorial Day weekend and closes Labor Day weekend.

  • Members must show their membership card and register guests.

  • Only members with pool access and their registered guests may enter the club pools.

  • If you and your guests are coming to use the outdoor pools, it is recommended that you check in at the Outdoor Pool Check-In.

  • Unless participating in supervised swim lessons, team practices, or meets, swimmers may only use the outdoor pool when guards are on duty, as applicable to state law.

  • Children ages 12 and under may not be left unattended at the Club. A parent or guardian (age 18+) must be on the Club grounds and are expected to supervise the child(ren) at all times. Groups of children left unattended and roaming throughout the Club will be asked to return to the outdoor pool area. Any children found without adult supervision will be brought into the Club to call their parent or guardian to pick them up.

  • The following are prohibited in the pool area:

  • Running, dunking, pushing, towel snapping, playing on ladders, excessive splashing, carrying a person on another’s shoulders, or other unsafe practices.

  • Any glass containers including drink glasses and glass baby bottles.

  • No floats inside lap lane lines.

  • Floats may be prohibited on exceptionally crowded days.

  • No cutoffs or tennis shorts in the pools.

  • Children who are not completely toilet trained must wear swim diapers in all pools. No disposable diapers are permitted. Swim diapers are available for purchase at the Outdoor Pool Check-In.

  • The baby pool is for children under age 6. A parent or guardian must remain in the baby pool area at all times. Children ages 6 and up should use the large pool.

  • No plastic, hard rubber, or tennis balls permitted in the pool or pool area.

  • Lap lane is for lap swimmers only.

  • Diving well rules:

    • One at a time on board.

    • No one is permitted on the diving board ladders while board is in use.

    • No diving until the previous diver has moved to the side of the pool.

    • Non-swimmers are not permitted on the boards.

    • No handstands or cartwheels off the boards.

    • No flotation devices may be used on the diving boards (i.e.: inner tubes, water wings, etc.).

  • A club representative can refuse admission, or expel from the water, anyone having any contagious disease, infectious conditions such as colds, fever, ringworm, foot infections, skin lesions, carbuncles, boils, inflamed eyes, ear discharges, or any other condition which has the appearance of being infectious. Persons with excessive sunburn abrasions that are not healed, corn plasters, bunion pads, adhesive tape, rubber bandages, or other bandages of any kind are not to be permitted in the water.

  • A person under the influence of alcohol or exhibiting erratic behavior shall not be permitted in the pool area.

 

INDOOR POOL RULES

  • All users must sign in each time prior to using any equipment.

  • The outdoor pool safety rules apply.

  • Diving is not permitted.

LOCKER ROOMS

  • Outdoor Locker Rooms: toilets, a shower, and changing area are available in the outdoor pool restrooms. When using the outdoor pool, please use the outdoor facilities or the restroom in the hallway, not the locker rooms.

  • For your safety, please do not enter the Club wet. A cover up must be worn over swimsuits while inside the club.

  • No one over the age of four (4) is allowed in the opposite gender locker room or restroom.

  • Only individuals over the age of 16 are permitted to use the sauna. Steam Rooms are closed for use until further noted. This is mandated by the Healthy at Work requirements.

TENNIS RULES

  • The Club provides for all court reservations at the Member Services desk.

  • Membership number and type must be given with all reservations. The name of each court participant should be given at the time the reservations are made (if known).

  • Indoor courts may be reserved up to six (6) days in advance.

  • Permanent or seasonal/contract time may be pre-booked for 34 weeks. Members contracting for pre-booked time are financially obligated for the entire amount due. This is set up on an annual basis with the previous year’s seasonal time holder receiving first right of refusal.

  • Tennis lessons may be scheduled by contacting the Front Desk.

  • All court and lesson fees must be paid or signed for prior to entering courts.

  • Outdoor courts may be reserved up to three (3) days in advance. A maximum of 1½ hours for singles or doubles. Players may play in only one reserved time slot per day excluding leagues, tournaments, or interclub play. Eligible members may “walk on” at any time.

  • “Walk on” is defined as reserving a court a maximum of one hour in advance. “Walk on” courts are limited to one hour. If courts are available, additional time will be available in ½ hour increments.

  • Juniors (17 and under) unless playing with an adult, may not reserve outdoor tennis courts weeknights after 5:00 p.m. or on weekends except on a “walk on” basis.

  • Court and lesson reservations must be cancelled 24 hours in advance to avoid being charged the appropriate fees.

  • Food and drinks are not allowed on the courts. Water (in closed containers or thermoses only) is allowed on the courts.

  • The use of profanity, loud noises, racquet throwing and any form of misconduct is not permitted.

  • Members must cease playing immediately at the end of their allotted court time. Conversely, the next court occupants must wait in the lobby area (or outdoors, off the court area) until the proper time.

  • The Director of Maintenance or Tennis Director, or in their absence, a manager-on-duty, will be responsible for determining whether the fast dry (clay) courts are playable. Members may not play on puddled or wet courts.

  • Only club professionals and teaching staff may give lessons or clinics.

  • Our goal is to open the clay courts on May 1st. We will maintain the courts until October 1st. The courts will close on November 1st.

  • The hard courts remain open year round pending weather.

 

GROUP EXERCISE

  • Unless noted, juniors 16 and under are not permitted in the adult classes. The only exception to this is when a junior has prior permission granted by the Fitness Director and in this case, the junior may attend specially selected classes. For safety and usage flow reasons, no infants, toddlers or young children are allowed in the aerobics studio during classes, even if secured in a stroller, pumpkin seat, etc. (even if attended by an adult.)

  • Aerobics Etiquette: If you arrive late for a class, please be courteous and remain toward the back of the class. Exception: if the class is crowded and there is open space just in front.

  • For your safety: If you attend classes and have present or past conditions of high blood pressure, any known cardiac problems, diabetes, or if you are a smoker, please consult your physician for consent. Otherwise, aerobics can be dangerous.

 

CARDIO & STRENGTH STUDIOS

  • These guidelines are in place to help provide a safe, consistent environment for the members while keeping the majority in mind. The Fitness Director and/or Fitness Staff has the final say in any discrepancies or questions pertaining to these guidelines.

  • Children age 14 and under are not permitted in the exercise rooms without adult supervision.

  • Swimsuits, flip flops, and cut-off pants are not permitted when working out in the Strength or Cardio areas.

  • Children age 10 and under are not permitted in the exercise rooms. Members 10-17 need fitness director approval and be supervised by parent who is responsible for child’s conduct and safety. Management can restrict usage for this age group.

  • Infants, toddlers or young children are not permitted in the Fitness Center even if secured by a stroller, pumpkin seat, or belly/back pack, etc.

  • All users must sign in each time prior to using any equipment.

  • Please carry a towel to wipe off pads when finished.

  • Clips MUST be used on all weight lifting bars.

  • Please be considerate of your fellow members, unload all weights from leverage equipment when finished.

  • Machine hopping is prohibited when people are waiting.

  • Personalized training programs and equipment instruction are available to members upon request. Check with the Fitness Director.

  • Food and drinks are not allowed in the Fitness Center. Water (in closed containers or thermoses only) is allowed.

  • Treadmills: each treadmill is equipped with a safety shutoff. Each walker/runner may only go one cycle at a time. After stepping off the treadmill, you may sign up for an additional cycle if no one is waiting. Always check waiting list and consult fitness staff for clarification; use the railings for balance only; make sure the treadmill has come to a complete stop before attempting to step off.; hand weights and drinks are not permitted; wipe sweat from handrails and control panel once belt has stopped.

AQUA GROUP EXERCISE

  • You must sign a fitness waiver/questionnaire before participating.

  • Please be on time for class in order to ensure a safe and efficient workout. If you are late for class, you are advised to stretch all major muscle groups at the pool deck before entering. Also, as a courtesy to others, remain to the side of the group until you can judge the flow and intensity of the workout and move into the class without obstructing anyone’s movement.

  • It is important to wear aqua shoes to prevent slipping on the pool deck and pool bottom. These shoes can be purchased at all area sporting goods stores. More information on aqua shoes and other equipment can be obtained from the instructor.

CHILDCARE

  • Blairwood Childcare is designed to allow Blairwood Members to enjoy the Club worry-free while their children are cared for in a fun and nurturing environment.  Full Members can use up to 2 hours of childcare per day at Blairwood. Parents must remain at the Club while their child is in childcare. Click here for all Childcare Policies.

 

UNATTENDED CHILDREN

  • Children ages 12 and under may not be left unattended at the Club. A parent or guardian (age 18+) must be on the Club grounds and are expected to supervise their child(ren) at all times.

  • NO Children will be allowed inside the Club other than to use the bathroom or if accompanied by an adult in the weight or cardio room at any point in time. NO EXCEPTIONS!

  • Any children found without adult supervision or unattended will be brought into the Club to call their parent or guardian to pick them up.

PARKING

  • For the safety and convenience of all members, please park only in appropriate, lined parking spaces. Parking in loading zones and on grass is prohibited. We advise you to secure all valuables and lock your vehicle. The club is not responsible for damaged or stolen property or vehicles.

 

EMERGENCIES

  • In case of an emergency, contact Member Services. The club’s AED and first aid kit are located at the Member Services desk.

 

PERSONAL BELONGINGS

  • Please do not leave items of value unattended, especially items left in your vehicle within sight.

  • Blairwood will keep clothing items left on the premises for one week. Then they are donated to charity. The Club does not keep goggles, flippers, pool toys and the like. They are disposed of daily

 

TOWELS

  • Members must bring their own towels.

LOST & FOUND

  • Lost & Found is located at Member Services inside the club. If you find a lost item, please bring it to Lost & Found. If you lose an item, please come to Member Services to identify it, as some items may not be able to be identified over the telephone. Valuable items are held for 30 days in the Business Office. Clothing and other items are stored in the club for up to two weeks. After the appropriate time, items will be donated or discarded. The club is not responsible for lost items.

 

CLUB DUES

  • Monthly billing cycles are from the first to the last day of each month. Monthly dues are processed by electronic funds transfer or an established credit card or bank account on the 5th of each month.

  • If you wish to change your billing method, please provide Member Services with your new credit card/checking account information by the 20th of the month prior to the month in which you would like to make a change.

MEMBERSHIP UPGRADES, HOLDS & TERMINATION

  • Membership upgrades, including the addition of family members, can be made at any time at Member Services.

  • Any hold requests must be received by the 20th of the month prior to the hold. See Member Services for more information.

  • Membership terminations must be received by the 20th of the month prior to the termination.