1.1 The Club: One Life Fitness.
1.2 The Club Rules: The rules and regulations of the club, as amended from
time to time. A copy of the Club rules will be supplied to you on joining and
further copies will be made available on request.
2.1 Persons wishing to become members of the club shall complete the
Membership Application Form and submit it to The Club. The Club reserves
the right to reject any application for membership without giving any reason for
so doing. By signing the Membership Application Form the member agrees to
comply with these Terms and Conditions of Membership and the Club Rules.
2.2 You will only be permitted to use the Club facilities provided your
membership is current and fully paid up or you have made payment
arrangements acceptable to the Club.
2.3 Gold membership entitles members to a towel per visit(fair usage applied)
and participation in premium classes (4 per year) and also 5 individual haven
treatments anually .It also includes complimentary tea or coffee on your visit
(fair usage). Children are not permitted to gold member benefits whether
connected to a gold member or part of a combined package including gold
3. Membership Categories:
3.1 The Club offers different categories of membership. Your choice of
category on joining will determine the fees you pay and any restrictions that
may apply to your use of Club facilities. You may change to any other
available membership category by giving one month’s notice to the Club.
3.2 The Club reserves the right to alter the operating, off peak access hours of
the club, provided that The Club shall always attempt to give at least 30 days
notice to all members of any permanent change in these hours.
4.1 When you join the Club you are agreeing to remain a member for a
Commitment Period from the start date of to the commitment period end
date of ( subject to extension if placed on freeze). If you choose to pay your
membership fees monthly your Club membership will continue automatically
after the Commitment Period end date . If you choose to join the Club by
paying your Commitment period membership fee in advance your Club
Membership will terminate automatically on expiry of the Commitment Period.
The Club will set the level of fees and reserves the right to change the level of
fees from time to time. The following fees prevail:
5.1 Membership fee ; The level of membership fees shall be determined
according to the type and category of membership.
5.2 Joining fee ; A joining fee is payable as specified in your application form.
Your joining fee goes to start up costs.
5.3 Guest user fee ; A fee will be set by The Club from time to time in respect
of guests of members who wish to visit the club and use the facilities.
5.4 Other Fees ; All other fees and prices for the sale of goods at the club,
locker rental, solarium, bar/restaurant and any other services will be set by
The Club from time to time.
5.5 Membership Fees, Joining Fees, Activation Charges and Guest User Fees
are not refundable by The Club under any circumstances.
5.6 If your bank fails to make a due direct debit payment from your account,
we will write to advise you of this. We may apply to your bank for payment by
direct debit twice within one calendar month and we reserve the right to refer
any missed due payments to a debt collection agency. We may charge a fee
of €10 for failed direct debit payments and/or letters sent to you in respect of
5.7 Should any membership fees not be paid within 30 days of the due date,
the full membership fee for the remainder of the commitment period will
automatically become due and payable in full.
5.8 Any unpaid and overdue membership fees referred to a debt collection
agency will be subject to a surcharge to cover the collection costs incurred.
This surcharge together with all other charges and legal fees incurred in the
collection of the overdue membership fees will be the responsibility of the
member and will be legally recoverable from the member.
5.9 All club membership fees and other fees are reviewed periodically. For any
changes to the monthly fee we will give you at least 1 month’s notice.
5.10 We may charge a reasonable fee of up to €50 for any of the following:
replacing lost membership cards, removing or adding Associate members,
changing membership category and transferring memberships.
6. Active Referral Scheme:
The Club may operate a referral scheme whereby you will receive a financial
benefit for introducing new members to The Club.
6.1 If the member you introduce joins on a Direct Debit membership, you will
receive the benefit monthly (in arrears and after the first Direct Debit payment
has been made by the referred member) against your account or your monthly
Direct Debit fee, with the following conditions:
a) You will only receive this benefit if your membership, and that of the referred
member, are both current.
b) You will only receive this benefit if the referred member is not on freeze.
c) The amount you benefit is fixed at the time of the referred member joining the
club. This will only change if the member you refer changes their type of
membership, in which case the benefit you receive may be increased or reduced
d) The Club may set a limit as to the number of members you are able to refer.
6.2 If the member you refer joins on an annual membership, you will receive the
benefit due against your account or your monthly Direct Debit fee as one lump
sum upon the referred member joining The Club.
7. Suspension of Membership:
A Member may, if he/she is unable to make use of the club facilities by reason of
illness or injury, suspend his/her membership for one continuous period of at least
1 month and a maximum of 3 months. 30 days written notice must be given to
The Club and The Club shall have the right to request a doctor's certificate. A
reduced monthly fee will be charged by The Club during the suspension of
membership. Any suspension during the Commitment Period will extend the
length of the Commitment Period by the length of the period your membership is
put on hold. Notice to terminate membership cannot run concurrently with a
8.1 Termination by the Club
We may terminate this agreement in the following circumstances:
(a) if you commit a serious or repeated breach of this agreement or the club’s
rules of membership and the breach, if capable of remedy, is not remedied within
7 days of receipt of a default notice;
(b) If any part of your membership fee remains unpaid 30 days after its due date
for payment, or
(c) If you provide us with details which you know to be false when applying for
membership and the false declaration would have reasonably affected our
decision to grant you membership.
If we terminate for any of these reasons, we reserve the right to retain a
proportion of the money paid under this agreement, to cover any reasonable
8.2 Termination by you
You may terminate this agreement in the following circumstances:
(a) You can give notice to terminate at any point during the Commitment Period
but this cannot end your membership before the end of the Commitment Period.
(b) You may terminate your membership by giving the club at least 1 full calendar
months notice, so that your membership will terminate at the end of the following
calendar month after notice was given.
(c) Cancelling your direct debit instruction for the payment of fees is not
(d) You may terminate this agreement on 1 calendar month’s notice if you are
unable to use the club through serious illness or injury likely to preclude you from
using the club for a period of least 6 calendar months. (We will request
reasonable evidence of your illness or injury – e.g. doctor’s certificate).
e) You may also terminate this agreement if:
a. We permanently reduce the facilities or opening hours of the club
b. We change the location of the club; or
c. We close the club for refurbishment for a period of more than 30 days at a
We will use our reasonable endeavours to give you at least 45 days notice of
the change (either in writing or by prominently displaying a sign in the club) and,
if you wish to terminate your membership due to reasons stated above, you can
give us 30 days notice in writing to terminate.
9. Membership Cards:
9.1 Membership cards shall be issued to all members upon joining the Club and
are used to gain entry to the Club. Membership cards are not transferable and
any members allowing their card to be used by another person is in serious
breach of these Membership Terms and Conditions and will entitle the Club to
terminate membership without notice in accordance with Clause 8 above.
9.2 If a membership card is lost, it should be reported to the Club and the Club
reserves tht right to charge an administration fee for the provision of a
replacement membership card.
10 Club Rules:
The Club may amend the Club Rules from time to time in order to ensure the
health and safety of members. Temporary amendments will be displayed in the
club. Permanent changes to the Club Rules will only be made after at least 30
days notice to members, except in the case of emergency.
11. Opening Hours:
11.1 The club's opening hours, as amended from time to time, are displayed at
11.2 Members must ensure they cease use of the club facilities at least 30
minutes before the club closes to allow adequate time for showering and
11.3 The Club reserves the right to adjust the availability of certain facilities or
close the club on a temporary basis for the general purpose of cleaning,
decorating, essential repairs, maintenance of equipment, special functions and
12. Restriction of Liability:
12.1 The Club will not accept liability for any loss, damage to or theft of money,
valuables or other personal property of members and guests. Property stored in
lockers provided by the club is stored at the owner's risk and no liability for loss
or damage thereto will be accepted by The Club.
12.2 Our liability to compensate you for any loss or damage (in the case of loss
or damage other than death or personal injury) is limited to a reasonable
amount having regard to such factors as whether the damage was due to a
negligent act or omission by us.
12.3 The Club accepts liability for damage, accident, death, personal injury or
other loss sustained by members or guests on the club premises to the extent
caused by its negligence or the negligence of its employees and agents (during
the course of their employment and agency, as appropriate) unless that failure
is attributable to:
(a) Your own fault
(b) A third party unconnected with our provision of services under this
(c) Events which neither we nor our supplier could have foreseen or forestalled
even if we had taken all reasonable care.
13. Health & Safety:
Members must read all Health and Safety notices displayed in the club and
comply with their recommendations.
14. Sale of Club:
In the event of the sale or disposal of the Club to another company or to any
other person we may transfer your membership to the new owner and you will
continue as a member of the Club and continue to pay your membership fees
provided no changes to these terms or the Club rules having a material adverse
effect on your use of the Club are made by the new owner. Any such disposal
will not affect your contractual or statutory rights.
Notices from you to the Club must be in writing and addressed to the general
manager at the Club. The Club reserves the right to require evidence of posting
or delivery where it has no record of receipt or the date of any notice appears
inconsistent with the date of receipt. In these cases the notice will be deemed
not given unless such evidence is produced. Any notice handed to the Club
must be receipted. Notices from the Club to you will be posted to you at your
address in the membership records.