Terms & Condition

Membership

 

1     Eligibility

       1.1     Applicants for fitness membership must be 15 years old or above; applicants for yoga membership must be 11 years old or above. For applicants under 18 years old, guardian is required to sign as consent on the membership application form. Persons aged 70 or above must either obtain medical approval from their certified doctors or sign a relevant declaration before becoming a member of WSC or using any equipment or services of WSC or participating in any physical activities. Our management department reserves the right to accept or reject for any application without notice.

2     Membership cards

       2.1     Each member will be issued a membership card containing a photograph of the member, member’s name and membership number.

       2.2     The membership card shall remain the property of WSC.

       2.3     The membership card is non-transferable.

       2.4     All members must exercise all due care and attention to prevent the loss of their membership card and misuse thereof by any third party.

       2.5     Loss or damage of membership cards are to be reported immediately to WSC, a charge (according to WSC’s listing) shall be levied for the replacement of membership card.

       2.6     Members are required to present their valid membership card at the reception each time they visit WSC. Otherwise, WSC reserves the right to refuse any persons to use any facilities or/ and services at WSC.

3     Termination

       3.1     Subject to the contents of individual membership application forms, to terminate the membership, a member shall give WSC at least one full calendar month’s prior written notice (the notice period shall be exclusive of any free membership period) and attend WSC in person to complete the termination procedure. For termination procedure completed on or after the 1st day of any month, the effective date of termination is the last day of the next month. Membership is still valid on the effective date of termination. (E.g. for termination procedure completed on any date between the 1st to the 31st of March, both dates are inclusive, membership will terminate on 30th April, and the membership is still valid on 30 April.) WSC will not accept termination of membership by members in any other manner.

       3.2     WSC reserves the right to, without giving any reason, terminate or suspense any membership at any time by written notice without any refund or compensation.

       3.3     Without prejudice to the foregoing, the Management may at its absolute discretion and without giving any reason or refund, suspend or terminate the membership of any member by giving written notice if:

              3.3.1    The Management considers that such member has conducted him/herself in such a way which is injurious or prejudicial to the interests of WSC or which is objectionable or prejudicial to other users or staff of WSC;

              3.3.2    The Management considers that such member or his/her guests are in breach of any of the provisions of the Rules and Regulations of WSC;

              3.3.3    Such member defaults in punctual payment of his account; or

              3.3.4    Such member is adjudicated bankrupt or makes a composition or arrangement with his/her creditors or analogous proceedings are instituted or taken against such member in any territory having jurisdiction over such member.

              3.3.5    Maliciously ruin the prestige of WSC or any illegal behavior;

              3.3.6    Such member has provided any invalid or counterfeit certification from the fact.

4     Closing down of WSC

       4.1     Without prejudice to the foregoing, WSC reserves the right to cease business at any time and a refund of the net fee (all free membership or free services provided by WSC shall not be included in the calculation of such net fee), which would be calculated pro rata to the remaining validity of the membership or prepaid services, will be made within 3 months after presenting to WSC the official receipt issued by WSC. For this purpose members are required to keep the receipts during the valid period. Should the Management considers necessary to temporarily close the premises of WSC for whatever reasons for a period over 7 days, the validity of the membership and prepaid services will be extended accordingly.

5     Personal Information Collection Statement

       5.1     The personal data collected in the membership application form and the PAR-Q form will be used by WSC for purposes in relation to processing your application for membership and for purposes in relation to such membership and our facilities and services. These purposes include, but not limited to, managing your membership and collecting fees. The personal data that we have collected may be transferred to agents or third party service providers who provide administrative, telecommunication, computer or other services to WSC in connection with the above purposes. Under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you have the right to request access to, and to request correction of, your personal data. If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact our membership officer (phone no.2886 2311).

6     Fees

       6.1     The membership fee and the payment for any service is not refundable.

       6.2     Membership fees and facilities charges shall be determined from time to time by WSC.

7     Change of address

       7.1     Members are required to notify any change of address and telephone number within one week of such change to WSC.

  1. General

 

1     Charges

       1.1     All persons must pay for using WSC facilities according to the charges information available at the reception, which would be adjusted from time to time.

       1.2     WSC reserves the right to reject any suspicious credit card to pay for any charge.

       1.3     Pay by credit card please firstly confirm the credit amount before payment.

2     Hours of opening

       2.1     WSC will be opened from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. to users seven days a week (except such public holidays that the Management may determine) at such hours of opening as the Management may in its absolute discretion decide.

       2.2     Daily opening hours are separated to Peak hour and Non-peak hour.

              2.2.1    Peak hours are the period from 5p.m. to 11p.m. from Monday to Friday (except public holiday) and from 7a.m. to 6p.m. on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.

              2.2.2    Non-peak hours are the period from 7a.m. to 5p.m. from Monday to Friday (except public holiday) and from 6p.m. to 11p.m. on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.

              2.2.3    The opening hours of the particular facilities will be displayed at prominent position upon such premises.

              2.2.4    Without permit, any user must not stay among the area of WSC during non-opening hours.

3     Liability

       3.1     The use of the facilities, services and equipments within WSC is undertaken at the user’s own risk.

       3.2     WSC and its officers, directors and/or employees shall not be liable in any way whatsoever (whether by way of contract, tort, negligence, statutory, common WSC duty or otherwise) for any death, personal injury, health problem, loss and/or damage suffered by anyone, except for death and/or personal injury caused by the negligence of WSC, its officers, directors and/or employees.

       3.3     WSC does not manufacture fitness or other equipment, but purchases/leases such equipment. WSC is providing recreational services and shall not be held liable for death, personal injury and/or losses caused by defective products.

       3.4     The user shall indemnify WSC against any proceedings, actions, claims or demands whatsoever by any person for loss and/or damage caused by the user.

4     The Management

       4.1     The Management reserves the right to:

              4.1.1    Without any refund or compensation refuse to admit any person to the premises or to use any of the equipment, facilities or services if the person has previously failed to comply with the Rules and Regulations of WSC;

              4.1.2    Expel from the premises without any refund or compensation the person who has violated the Rules and Regulations of WSC or whose conduct in the opinion of the Management is such that it maybe injurious or prejudicial to the interests of WSC or objectionable or prejudicial to the interests of other users or staff of WSC;

              4.1.3    Any person conduction him/herself in a disorderly manner or whose presence at WSC premises shall be considered by the Management to be objectionable to the interests of others or the staff of WSC is liable to be expelled from the premises.

              4.1.4    Opening hours changing, close or suspend part or all of the services, facilities or equipment of WSC for reason related to repair maintenance, expansion, weather conditions, policy or economic system alteration, irresistible or special events or for any reason whatsoever;

              4.1.5    Hire out the premises or any part thereof to any member or other party upon terms as it thinks fit;

              4.1.6    Refuse to allow anyone to use any facility or service at any time without giving any reason and without any refund or compensation.

       4.2     WSC management has the right of final decision for any of the above dispute.

       4.3     Management has privilege to use the premises and facilities by its own, including activities holding or course rental of the premises and without advanced notice. Any decision made by WSC management will be the final.

5     Entering and departing from WSC

       5.1     All members and guests should register at reception with presentation of their membership card or guest pass before using any facilities or/ and services of WSC. The users are given a digital wristband, which is required to wear appropriately at WSC premises. WSC reserves the right to refuse any person to use any facilities or/ and services of WSC if any person fails to comply with it.

       5.2     All members and guests should return the digital wristband to reception before departing from WSC. Any loss or damage of digital wristband is subject to a penalty.

6     Towels

       6.1     All members are entitled to have one bath and hand towel when registering at reception (except specific membership or guest pass).

       6.2     Extra towel rental service is available at reception; any rental is subject to a charge.

       6.3     Users should return WSC’s towel to designated collection points properly. Member failed to return towels for 3 times, WSC have right to suspend provide towels for 1 month.

7     Dress

       7.1     Users are required to wear appropriate exercise wearing such as T-shirts and shorts, tracksuits, leotards and tights, together with appropriate footwear in all the exercise, weights and aerobics areas.

8     Conduct

       8.1     Undressed or naked are prohibited at public areas of WSC except changing room, WSC has the right to expel the person who fails to comply with it.

       8.2     Any person shall NOT use any skateboard, skates or sound instruments such as radios, transistors or tape recorders on the premises.

       8.3     Any person shall NOT engage in illegal betting or gambling, drunkenness, bad language or other misconduct on the premises.

       8.4     Any person shall NOT smoke or carry a lighted cigarette, cigar or pipe in any area of the indoor premises.

       8.5     Eating is not allowed in any area of the indoor premise unless obtain the prior consent from our management.

       8.6     Prohibit for eating or drinking with non-provided or non-sold by WSC.

       8.7     Prohibit for selling or promotion with any product or service without consent from WSC.

       8.8     User needs to keep clean of the premises.

       8.9     Except for prior permit by our management, NO photo taking or video recording within the premises.

9     Noise

       9.1     All persons shall respect the comfort of other persons using WSC premises and keep noise to a minimum level. In particular, no radios, tape recorders, record players or musical instruments may be brought into or used in WSC premises without the permission of WSC

10   Gambling

       10.1   No gambling of any description is permitted in WSC.

11   Pets

       11.1   No pet can be brought into WSC.

12   Restricted areas

       12.1   No person shall be permitted to enter into the electrical and mechanical, air conditioning plant rooms or other operational areas of WSC.

       12.2   Without permit, no person shall enter into the logistics working area or administration area.

13   WSC’s property

       13.1   No person shall remove any property from WSC. All persons are responsible for any damage caused by them to any WSC’s property.

14   Loss or theft of property

       14.1   WSC shall not be responsible for any loss or theft of any article or property of any person whether they are left in any locker or elsewhere in WSC.

15   Unlock of lockers

       15.1   Under circumstances deemed necessary at the discretion of the Management, WSC has the right to unlock any day or rental locker with the attendance of two delegated officials.

16   Lost property

       16.1   Any article of value found in WSC will be kept in the reception office. If any article is not claimed within one month, it may be disposed of and given to charity.

17   Complaints and suggestions

       17.1   All suggestions and all complaints in respect of any matter concerning WSC or the behavior or conduct of any employee of WSC must be made in writing to WSC’s Manager. No employee of WSC shall be reprimanded by any person in any circumstance.

18   User’s risks

       18.1   In this regard, WSC’s staff shall not be liable in any way whatsoever (whether by way of contract, tort, negligence, statutory, common WSC duty or otherwise) for any death, personal injury, health problem, loss and/or damage suffered by anyone, except for death and/or personal injury caused by the negligence of WSC’s staff.

              18.1.1  Any user has behavior caused by any situation;

              18.1.2  WSC’s staff may from time to time suggest workout techniques and/or repetitions, weight, etc. of workouts users choose to conduct;

              18.1.3  Any person due to any sickness or unknown sickness causes accident or injury or leads to others of accident or injury in WSC;

       18.2   Users should assume all risks of accident or injury connected with their participation in any activity within WSC. Users represent that they are in good health and suffer from no health restrictions that would adversely affect their decision to participate in any activity within WSC.

       18.3   All person who are in any doubt as to their physical fitness or aged 70 or above should obtain medical clearance from their doctors or sign a relevant declaration before using any equipment or services of WSC or participating in any physical activities.

       18.4   With infectious disease or non-recovered disease, or chronic disease, such as heart disease, diabetes, epilepsy, kidney disease patients, patients with severe liver disease, high or low blood pressure patients, behavior disorders, disorders and some of the patients with acute illness, and, cold or fever patients who are inappropriate to do physical exercise and activity, including using cold and hot massage pool, sauna, steam bath. All users need to get body assessment from certified doctors whether who is suitable or not to use WSC’s facilities or activities participation.

       18.5   Children member or age under 15 use our WSC’s facilities, adults member should be responsible for their guidance and self-care. WSC has no responsibility for any incident for negligence.

       18.6   All guests use the WSC area need to be guided by members, members need to take all responsibilities for their guests.

19   New member arrangement

       19.1   New member is arranged for preliminary exercise plan and physical assessment by our gym coach.

20   Coach

       20.1  Except for our authorized group or coach, prohibit to be trained by others in WSC.

WSC Facilities

 

1     Swimming Pool

       1.1     According to the government’s rule, the swimming pool shall be cleaned and maintenance thoroughly every year. During the cleaning and maintenance work, the swimming pool will be closed for no more than 14 days. WSC shall not be liable to compensation of any claim.

       1.2     Swimming Pool will be regularly closed on the second Sunday of every month from 08:00p.m to 03:00p.m of the following day for routine water maintenance.

       1.3     All swimmers must register and wear wristbands on hand before using the pool and changing facilities.

       1.4     Wearing appropriate swimsuit and cap are required when using the pool.

       1.5     No footwear is allowed in the pool area except the sandals. Changing is not permitted in the pool area.

       1.6     The instructions given by lifeguards should be compiled without questions at all times.

       1.7     All swimmers should use the pool considerately at all time.

       1.8     No diving, running, and brawling are strictly prohibited in the pool area.

       1.9     Children under the age of 12 are not permitted to enter the pool unless they are accompanied by an adult or are under the supervision of WSC’s instructor. No adult shall accompany more than 2 children at any one time, and they must leave the pool when the adult leaves

       1.10   No person shall enter a swimming pool without first having passed through a shower bath and foot bath.

       1.11   For the benefit of yourself and others, please refrain from entering the precinct of public swimming pools if you are suffering from respiratory tract infections.

       1.12   Persons suffering from skin disease, infections disease or cuts, abrasions are not permitted to use the pool.

       1.13   Swimmers applying suntan cream or lotion should shower with soap and water before entering the pool.

       1.14   WSC assumes no responsibilities whatsoever for any accidents or injuries suffered on or around the pool area or for loss of property thereat.

       1.15   The user shall indemnify WSC for the loss in/not less than HK$ 10,000 if the Management considers necessary to temporarily close the swimming pool for cleansing operation caused by the user.

2     W Fitness

       2.1     Members or guests must register at the reception and are required to wear wristbands before entering the Gymnasium.

       2.2     Any persons under the age of 15 are not permitted to enter the fitness center unless participating the personal fitness training with WSC’s personal trainer.

       2.3     Person who suffers from any infection or contagious diseases or skin condition may not use the fitness center.

       2.4     All persons are to strictly adhere to any instructions displayed on or near any equipment located in WSC when using such equipment. Any malfunction of any equipment must be reported to the staff immediately.

       2.5     All free weights, including dumbbells, must be replaced in their appropriate place after use. All person are requested to refrain from dropping weights after a lift.

       2.6     Always use the workout towel to clean up all workout areas after use. Users must keep this towel with them at all times while working out.

       2.7     No oversized bags or other personal items should be kept on the workout floor. Please use lockers for storage of all personal items.

       2.8     All users are required to wear proper fitness attire at all times. Users must wear a shirt that covers their chest area. No jeans (clothing with rivets), see through, torn or altered items of clothing are allowed. Undergarments must be worn with all workout attire including thongs, closed toed, rubber soled athletic shoes must be worn at all times. No black soled or other destructive shoes may be worn in the fitness center.

       2.9     WSC will not tolerate the use of steroids or other illegal substances within WSC. Violation of this provision will result in immediate membership termination without review or refund.

       2.10   Users with tattoo should wear proper shirts or trousers to cover their tattoo.

       2.11   All users MUST comply with all rules and regulations at any time in our Club. Any breach of rules, disturbance or endanger of others, WSC staff has the right to dissuade and absolute right to terminate of using gym facilities.

       2.12   Persons with insufficient sleeping are suggested not to use our fitness centre.

3     Life Yoga

       3.1     All users are required to check-in at reception of WSC before check-in at Life Yoga.

       3.2     Hot Yoga are not suitable for persons suffering from heart disease, diabetes, epilepsy, kidney disease,
serve liver disease, hypertension and acute disease such as flu and fever. WSC will not be responsible and liable for any accidents or consequence, if you join the class with these diseases.

       3.3     Do not join Hot Yoga if you are pregnant.

       3.4     Please inform your yoga instructor if you have any disease, uncomfortable or period.

       3.5     Life Yoga for children: Children under 15 years old should be accompanied by his/her agent or at least one specified adult to attend Life Yoga classes apart from his/her guardian. Besides, they are not recommended to take any hot yoga class.

       3.6     Yoga is the best enjoyed on an empty stomach, so eat lightly or not at all for 2-3 hours. Users should inform the yoga instructor if users have any disease, uncomfortable or period.

       3.7     Member should arrive at least 15 minutes before your class starts. Once class starts, you will not allow joining the class as late.

       3.8     Take off your shoes and shocks and leave them on the board before enter the classroom.

       3.9     Please do not take your mobile phone into the class.

       3.10   Please keep the silent and do not get inside or outside without teacher’s approval.

       3.11   The infrared thermosetting system should be controlled by the teacher or WSC’s staff, DO NOT control by member.

       3.12   Please keep the classroom clean.

       3.13   Users should make any booking reservation under regular procedure; the class schedule will be final announced by WSC.

       3.14   Any advance booking for the yoga class can be made 2 day in advance

       3.15   Reservations under our regular procedure are requested.

       3.16   Life Yoga is authorized to any changes without prior-notice.

       3.17   Life Yoga is authorized by WSC to revise, change any rules and procedures of yoga class and reservation without prior notice.

       3.18   The class will open to other waiting users 10 minutes before the class. Therefore, users with reservation should arrive 15 minutes before the class.

       3.19   Users should make prior notice to Life Yoga for the cancellation of any reservation on the web site at least 4 hours before the class. Users have 3 absence record with reservation in a month can result in the suspension of class advance booking privileges for 30 days.

4     Aerobic room and Ball games

       4.1     Aerobic room

              4.1.1    All users are required to wear proper fitness attire at all times. Users must wear a shirt that covers their chest area. No jeans (clothing with rivets), see through, torn or altered items of clothing are allowed.

              4.1.2    No other activity is allowed in Aerobic room unless obtain the prior consent from the Management.

              4.1.3    Any user who takes WSC to damages any of WSC’s facilities at Aerobic room shall be liable to pay a sum to WSC equal to the replacement cost or repair of those facilities.

       4.2     Badminton court, Table tennis

              4.2.1    Bookings for all courts are made on the basis of first-come-first-serve. Members should reserve and use the facilities under the following rules and regulations.

              4.2.2    No any other activities are allowed unless obtain the prior consent from the Management.

              4.2.3    Full members are privileged to use badminton courts, table tennis courts for free.

              4.2.4    Table tennis bookings can be made 7 days in advance during business hour (7am to 11pm daily) by phone or in person, counting from the date of booking; badminton bookings can be made 7 days in advance during business hour (7am to 11pm daily) by phone-in-system or in person, counting from the date of booking

              4.2.5    Each valid membership number is entitled to reserve the facilities for one session in maximum. Each session lasts 60 minutes for badminton courts and table tennis courts.

              4.2.6    Table tennis booking should be cancel by phone or in person at reception at least 4 hours in advance; badminton booking should be cancel by phone-in-system or in person at reception at least 4 hours in advance

              4.2.7    Members should show up on time and register at reception in person. No person shall assist others to register.

              4.2.8    If a court is not occupied within 10 minutes of commencement of the period for which it has been booked, the court may be allocated to any user waiting to play.

              4.2.9    Member guest is required to redeem the guest day pass before using WSC facilities including badminton courts and table tennis courts.

              4.2.10  Members have 2 absence record can result in the suspension of advance booking privilege for 3 months. WSC only accepts the booking in person on the same day of using within the suspension period.

              4.2.11  All users are required to wear digital wristband when using facilities. WSC has the right to refuse to use the facilities by any person who failed to comply with it.

              4.2.12  A maximum of 4 persons is allowed in every Badminton court and Table tennis.

              4.2.13  All users are required to be dressed appropriately and wear non-marking shoes.

              4.2.14  Only the players are allowed to use the court and any other facilities such as Resting Area.

              4.2.15  All non-members should wait outside the court or reception area.

              4.2.16  All persons shall respect the comfort of other persons using facilities and keep noise to a minimum level; and shall not conduct any disorderly manner to other users.

              4.2.17  No personal items shall remain in courts or resting area at the end of reserved session. All users should leave on time.

              4.2.18  To cope with continuous healthy operation of WSC, all rules and regulations are subject to modification without notice to members.

5     Changing Room and Washroom

       5.1     Digital daily locker

              5.1.1    Digital daily lockers are available in the changing rooms. It is advisable not to store items of significant value in the lockers. Users may provide their own padlock upon their demands or reinforcement of security.

              5.1.2    Users bear full risk and responsibility for any and all loss or stolen items. Users must provide own locks for daily lockers and must remove that lock before leave WSC. Locks left overnight are subject to forced removal. Non-identifiable items found in such lockers will be kept for 2 days with daily keeping charge and disposed of or given to charity, WSC has no responsibility on it.

              5.1.3    Whenever member leaves WSC, he/she MUST return the wristband of daily locker immediately.

              5.1.4    Upon safety, member CANNOT exchange the wristband personally.

              5.1.5    Locker will be allocated on first-come-first-served basis.

              5.1.6    Any user who takes WSC to damages any of WSC’s digital lockers at changing room shall be liable to pay a sum to WSC equal to the replacement cost or repair of those facilities.

       5.2     General indications

              5.2.1    Children over 1 meter height or aged 5 or above should not enter the changing room and washroom of the opposite gender.

              5.2.2    Hair dryer is provided for the purpose of drying hair on head only, NOT to use for any other purposes.

              5.2.3    Users should use WSC’s towel properly. Placing on the floor or cleansing personal belongings (shoes, slippers, etc) is objectionable.

              5.2.4    Users should return WSC’s towel to designated collection points properly. Any suspected thievery found will be reported to police for prosecution.

              5.2.5    Users should not overuse the articles (e.g. paper, tissue, cotton tip, etc.) and water.

       5.3     Cold, Hot Jacuzzi; Sauna and Steam

              5.3.1    All users should comply with the rules displaying on the door or the prominent position upon such facilities.

6     WSC Property

       6.1     No user shall take WSC or permit to be taken WSC from the premises or damage of destroy any property belonging to WSC

       6.2     Any user who takes WSC to damages any of WSC’s property shall be liable to pay a sum to WSC equal to the replacement cost or repair of that property.

Miscellaneous

 

1     Decisions of WSC

       1.1     Decisions of WSC on the interpretation of these Rules and Regulations, the application form for membership and on any matter affecting WSC, whether or not provided by these Rules and Regulations, shall be final and binding on the users.

2     Amendment of Rules and Regulations

       2.1     WSC has the right to alter, amend, add to, vary or replace the terms of these Rules and Regulations at any time.  The new version of the Rules and Regulations shall become effective immediately after the same is posted up at the premise of WSC.

3     Notice

       3.1     WSC may give any notice by any means it considers sufficient, including without limitation, by post or by posting up a notice at the premises of WSC.  Notice shall be deemed to have been received by us under the following situations:

              3.1.1    If the notice is sent by post, 24 hours after the notice is sent;

              3.1.2    If the notice is posted up at the premises of WSC, immediately after the notice is so posted up.

              3.1.3    All users should comply with all notices, instruction, guideline, rules and regulations posting in WSC.

4     Definition and Interpretation:

       4.1     Words importing the singular number shall include the plural number and vice versa, and words importing the masculine, feminine or neuter genders shall include the others of them.

       4.2     In these Rules and Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,

              4.2.1    “WSC” means In Express Recreation Management Ltd trading as Waterfall Sports Club、W FITNESS、LIFE Yoga及DANCING FIT.

              4.2.2    “the Management” means the management of WSC.

              4.2.3    “users” include members, their guests, casual visitors and customers.

       4.3     All above rules and regulations apply to all users.

If there is any conflict between the English version and the Chinese version of (1) these Rules and Regulations and (2) the terms of the application form for membership, the English version shall prevail.