MEMBER GUIDELINES

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.

  • Blairwood is a “no smoking” facility. No smoking is allowed anywhere within the facility or on the grounds.

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

  • You must check in at the Front Desk or Outdoor Check-In when entering the club. ID may be required. Attendants will not admit anyone who is not identified as a member or Guest accompanied by a member. Children 11 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult or guardian and be supervised while on the Club grounds.

  • When the Club checks you in for the first time, we will take member photos (including children) and issue key tags to make future check-in easier, faster, and more secure.

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. Guest Fees must be paid for each guest (ages 1 & up) that use the facility. In summer months, guests must pay guest fee even if guest does not use the pool. Member must check in each guest at Front Desk or Outdoor Pool Check In and must is responsible for their guest during each visit.

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

  • Glass, cans, illegal drugs, and weapons of any sort are prohibited anywhere on the Club grounds. 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. Consuming alcohol while in the water is also not permitted. The club reserves the right to inspect coolers entering the Club. If a member or guest is found abusing this regulation, the member will receive a 1st warning. A second infraction will result in termination of their membership.

  • Blairwood is a SMOKE FREE facility. No smoking is permitted on the Club property.

 

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 five is allowed in the opposite gender locker room or restroom.

  • Steam rooms and saunas are for members and guests ages 16 & older. Any member under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult if they wish to use the steam room or sauna.

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 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.

 

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 not be held liable for any items lost or stolen while on club grounds.

 

TOWELS

  • Club towels are for fitness & adult locker rooms only, not for the pools.  Please bring towels for use at pools.

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.

BLAIRWOOD

502-426-8820

NORMAL OPERATING HOURS:

CLUBHOUSE

MON-FRI: 5:30am-8:00pm

SAT-SUN:  7:00am-6:00pm

CHILDCARE

Reservations required - see CHILDCARE for time slots

MON-SAT: 8:30am-1:30pm

MON-THU: 4:30pm-7:30pm

SUMMER POOL 

MON-SAT: 11:00am-8:00pm

SUN: 11:00am-6:00pm

LAP SWIM 

Available every day. Times and # lanes vary by pool. See LAP SWIM >

BLAIRWOOD GRILL

MON-SAT: 11:00am-7:00pm

SUN: 11:00am-5:00pm

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©LOUISVILLE TENNIS CLUB 

LTC HOURS

502-426-4923

NORMAL OPERATING HOURS:

TENNIS

MON-FRI: 8:00am-9:00pm

SAT-SUN: 8:00am-6:00pm

FITNESS

MON-FRI: 6:00am-6:00pm

CHILDCARE

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