As we begin to re-open...

The safety of our members, guests, and staff is what’s most important. With a carefully planned and phased approach, Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex will begin to reopen. Each of us will play an important role in making the facilities a safe experience for us all.

Facility Safety Measures

We continue to follow stringent sanitation protocols for proper disinfection, operation and maintenance, as well as adding additional procedures to achieve a new level of cleanliness.

Enhanced Procedures & Protocols

  • Enhanced cleaning protocols. Throughout the day, cleaning staff will be focused on high touchpoints such as hand rails, and door knobs, and washroom facilities.  In the evening, each facility will be sanitized with a new disinfectant cleaning solution.
  • Cleaning staff dedicated to washrooms maintenance.
  • Removal of some hard-to-clean equipment.
  • Staggered sessions to permit time for cleaning between sessions. 
  • Spacing equipment a minimum of 2 metres or 6 feet apart.
  • Staff in each room to ensure equipment is being cleaned prior to & after use.
  • Cash free payments – with online reservation.
  • Pre-registered/reserved visit times.
  • Health Screening when booking sessions and once again upon entry to the facility.
  • A dedicated area with exclusive entrance and washroom facilities for adults 55+. 
  • Markings on the floors to remind guests of the physical distance required while waiting to enter/exit the facility and in fitness classes.
  • Increased hand-sanitizer stations.
  • Change facilities will be available for pool users. Other guests are asked to arrive ready to workout.
  • Class sizes and number of people in the health club areas are reduced to respect physical distancing guidelines and maintain group size limits as per provincial standards.
  • Reservatiosn Required for Squash and Raquetball.
  • Common areas usually available for socialization will not be available at this time.
  • Signage for proper hand-wash techniques in public washrooms.
 Safety Procedures for Guests

Health screening questionnaire & waiver is required before a reservation can be booked for gym/cardio/fitness sessions.

Guests experiencing any of the following symptoms are asked to refrain from using the facilities:

  • Have a fever over 38 Celsius or 100 Fahrenheit
  • Have a new cough or difficulty breathing
  • Sore throat, hoarse voice and/or difficulty swallowing
  • Runny nose, sneezing or nasal congestion (in the absence of underlying reasons for symptoms such as season allergies and post nasal drip)
  • Chills
  • Headache
  • New smell or taste disorder
  • Unexplained fatigue/malaise
  • Nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain
  • Have been diagnosed with COVID-19
  • Have travelled outside of Canada in the past 14 days
  • Have come into contact with probable or confirmed case of COVID-19

While in the facility, remember to:

  • Maintain a distance of 2 metres or 6 feet between yourself and others.
  • Wash your hands often with soap & water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Liberally use the sanitizers found at various stations within the facility.
  • Guests must arrive/exit wearing a mask and be prepared to wear it anytime physical distancing may be a challenge. CHDRC will follow the standards recommended by the Durham Region Board of Health.
Reservations Required - Health Club

You must book your workout time in advance. 
Visit pickering.ca/active and search Pickering Fit for workout options

  • CHDRC Members can book each calendar week up to 7 days in advance.
  • Pay as you go visitors can book 24 hours in advance.
  • No walk-in customers will be admitted.
  • Equipment Layout and  Image Gallery

Need help booking? See the instructions below or See the walk-thru demo

  1. Visit pickering.ca/active
  2. Login to your account (all current members already have an account. Pay as you go customers will need to create one)
  3. In the Search for Activities by Keyword(s) field, enter: Pickering Fit
  4. Select the area you would like to attend (ie. weight room, cardio annex, 55+ area)
  5. Select Add to cart
  6. Select Enrol Now
  7. Ensure the correct family member has been selected in the drop-down list and select Continue
    1. If you plan to attend the facility every day at the same time, use the Block Booking section to select the time slot you would like, and select all days of the week, then press Show on Calendar button
    2. If you plan to attend the facility only on specific days, scroll down to the calendar section, and then choose your time slot for the corresponding day(s) you would like to attend.
      Please Note:  Only one time slot per area can be selected each day.  If you register for more than one slot, your additional slots will be withdrawn by staff at our discretion. Click Add to my Cart button
  8. Complete all questions in the Health Screener
  9. Press Continue
  10. Enter your initials on the waiver, click Finish. You’re all set!
  • CHDRC Members can book up to each calendar week up to 7 days in advance.
  • Pay as you go visitors can book 24 hours in advance.  
  • No walk-in customers will be admitted.

Note:  New 55+ Zone is open 6:00 am - 4:00 pm only.(Last booking is 2:45 pm) 

 

Reservations Required - Fitness Classes (Reservations start Monday August 31. Classes resume Tuesday September 8)

You must book your fitness classes in advance.

The online reservation system for group fitness classes will be available on Monday August 31. The following instructions are currently for informational purposes only.

Visit pickering.ca/active and search Pickering Fit for class options.

  • CHDRC Members can book each calendar week up to 7 days in advance.
  • Pay as you go visitors can book 24 hours in advance.
  • No walk-in customers will be admitted.

Need help booking? See below or See the walk-thru demo

  1. Find a Class: visit pickering.ca/fit to view the Group Fitness Class Schedule

  2. Reserve your spot at pickering.ca/active

  3. Check the “I’m not a Robot” box. Click Sign In.

    If you do not have an account click on Create an Account.

  4. Enter Email address. Enter password. Click Login.

  5. Under Online Services – Click on Register for Activities.

  6. Search by Class Name or type in Pickering Fit Online Reservation to see all the group fitness classes that are available to sign up for. Click Search

  7. Once you have found desired class. Click Add to Cart.

  8. Select Family member to enrol from drop-down menu. Click Next.

  9. Review COVID-19 Health Screener and Fitness Waiver link and click on check box. Click Next.

  10. Click option Proceed to Shopping Cart. Review course details. Click Check Out. If you wish to sign up for additional classes click on Add to Cart & Continue Shopping.

If you are no longer able to attend a class that you signed up for, please cancel your registration by clicking on My Account, followed by Historical Transaction List. Find the class you no longer wish to attend and click Withdraw.

Note:
If your membership includes access to group fitness classes, there will be no charge associated with registering for the class. If you are not a member or your membership does not include access to group fitness classes, you will be charged the drop-in fee for the class.

Class reservation is available up to 7 days in advance, with the option to reserve for multiple classes in a day.

Only patrons who are signed up for a class will be permitted to attend and enter the facility.

Class sizes are limited and class availability is subject to change based on demand.

Patrons who are found to be abusing the Online Reservation System, i.e. repeatedly signing up for classes and not attending them, are at risk of having their reservation privileges revoked and membership suspended.

Phone In Reservation for Members Only
Available Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Call 905.420.4621

Please note that spaces are limited and while phone reservation is available,  the best option is online registration as it will be the quickest way to secure your spot in a class.

Reservations Required - Swimming Pool
(Reservation starts August 31. Pool re-opens September 8)

The online reservation system will be available to book a swim time starting August 31.

Visitors must book their swimming times. The pool will re-open for swimming starting September 8.

Book your swim time online at pickering.ca/active 


 

Need help booking? See below or See the walk-thru demo

  1. Visit pickering.ca/active
  2. Login to your account (all current members already have an account. Pay as you go customers will need to create one)
  3. In the Search for Activities by Keyword(s) field, enter: Swimming
  4. Select the area you would like to attend (ie. Lanes or Diving Well) for which type of swim you would like (i.e. Lane Swim or Open Swim)
  5. Select Add to cart
  6. Select Enroll Now
  7. Ensure the correct family member has been selected in the drop-down list and select Continue
    1. If you plan to attend the facility every day at the same time, use the Block Booking section to select the time slot you would like, and select all days of the week, then press Show on Calendar button
    2. If you plan to attend the facility only on specific days, scroll down to the calendar section, and then choose your time slot for the corresponding day(s) you would like to attend.
      Please Note:  Only one time slot per area can be selected each day.  If you register for more than one slot, your additional slots will be withdrawn by staff at our discretion. Click Add to my Cart button
  8. Complete all questions in the Health Screener
  9. Press Continue

10. Enter your initials on the waiver, click Finish. You’re all set!

  • CHDRC Members can book each calendar week up to 7 days in advance.
  • Pay as you go visitors can book each calendar week up to 24 hours in advance.  
  • No walk-in customers will be admitted.

Reservations Required - Squash and Racquetball (Reservations Start September 1. Courts re-open September 8.)

  • Members can book online at prc.gametime.net up to one week in advance.
  • Non-members can book up to 24 hours in advance by calling 905.831.1730.
  • Payment must be debit or credit card, no cash. 

During this reopening stage, the child supervision, tennis and will not be available. Change rooms are available to swim guests only. In addition, as per provincial guidelines, the saunas will remain unavailable as well as the whirlpool.

If you are a current member: see the Membership section for details and information on your membership.

1. Group Fitness Studio’s (A, B, C) – ENTRANCE : North Doors

Group Fitness Classes resume Tuesday September 8.

View Fall 2020 Membership Class Schedule here.

In order to maintain physical distancing in our studios the number of participants will be limited to the following:

Studio A - 15 people (12 ft. apart)

Studio B - 8 people (12 ft. apart)

Studio C - 10 people (6 ft. apart)

(designated space has been allotted using floor markers to further help patrons maintain physical distancing during class)

  • All group fitness classes must be registered for ahead of time as per the instructions above. Walk-ins will not be permitted at this time.
  • Patrons are required to bring their own equipment for yoga/pilates classes including mats, blankets, bolsters, blocks and straps as the City will not be able to provide this equipment at this time.
  • Some pieces of equipment that cannot be easily disinfected have been removed from the studios such as bands, ankle weights, gloves, etc. 
  • Class start and end times have been staggered to promote physical distancing in between classes.
  • Participants will be required to disinfect their equipment before and after usage. There will also be time allotted between each class to allow for thorough disinfection of all equipment by staff.
  • Masks are not required to be worn during class but must be worn while entering/exiting the building.
  • Fans are not permitted to be on during class for the time being.
  • Patrons can sign up for multiple classes in a day however you will be required to exit the building and re-enter for the subsequent class in order to allow for cleaning as well as to be checked in by staff at the entrance.
  • In an effort to accommodate members who may not feel ready to return to in-studio classes we will be continuing to offer complimentary virtual fitness classes via our Pickering Fit Facebook page
2. 55+ Fitness Studio (East Salon) – ENTRANCE : Outside doors of West Salon

55+ Group Fitness Classes resume Tuesday September 8

View Fall 2020 Membership Class Schedule here.

All our 55+ group fitness classes will now be taking place in our designated 55+ Fit Zone located in the East Salon. Participants will enter through the outside doors of the West Salon.

In order to maintain physical distancing in our 55+ classes the number of participants will be limited to the following:

15 people (12 ft. apart)

(designated space has been allotted using floor markers to further help patrons maintain physical distancing during class)

  • All group fitness classes must be registered for ahead of time as per the instructions above. Walk-ins will not be permitted at this time.
  • Patrons are required to bring their own equipment for yoga/pilates classes including mats, blankets, bolsters, blocks and straps as the City will not be able to provide this equipment at this time.
  • Some pieces of equipment that cannot be easily disinfected have been removed from the studios such as bands, ankle weights, gloves, etc. 
  • Class start and end times have been staggered to promote physical distancing in between classes.
  • Participants will be required to disinfect their equipment before and after usage. There will also be time allotted between each class to allow for thorough disinfection of all equipment by staff.
  • Masks are not required to be worn during class but must be worn while entering/exiting the building.
  • Fans are not permitted to be on during class for the time being.
  • Patrons can sign up for multiple classes in a day however you will be required to exit the building and re-enter for the subsequent class in order to allow for cleaning as well as to be checked in by staff at the entrance.
  • In an effort to accommodate members who may not feel ready to return to in-studio classes we will be continuing to offer complimentary virtual fitness classes via our Pickering Fit Facebook page
 3. 55+ Health Club – ENTRANCE: Outside doors of West Salon

• Equipment:

• Cardio Equipment:

    • 1 Rower
    • 1 Spin Bike
    • 1 Nu-Step
    • 1 Woodway Treadmill
    • 2 Upright Bikes
    • 3 Recumbent Bikes
    • 3 Ellipticals
    • 1 Stepmill Stairmaster

• Machines:

    • Abdominal (Crunch)
    • Seated Leg Curl
    • Back Extension
    • Rotary Hip (Flexion & Extension)
    • Dual Axis Pulldown (Lats & Deltoids)
    • Lateral Raise
    • Chest Fly
    • Seated Leg Press

• Accessory Equipment:

    • Medicine Ball Rack
    • Weight Rack (dumbbells)
    • Stability Balls & Bosu Balls
    • Wobble Boards & Dyna Discs
    • 3 Benches (2 incline, 1 flat)
    • Mats
 4. Weight Room – ENTRANCE: Main doors at the front of the Recreation Complex

• Equipment:
• Cardio Equipment:

    • 1 Stepper
    • 1 Woodway Treadmill
    • 1 Rower
    • 1 Spin Bike
    • 1 Elliptical
    • 2 Recumbent Bikes

• Machines:

    • 2 Smith Machines
    • 1 Squat Rack
    • Hack Squat
    • Plate Loaded Leg Press
    • Shrug Machine
    • Atlantis Multiuse System: Standing Hamstring Curl, Lat Pull-down, Chest Press, Seated Leg Press
    • Life Fitness Cable System x 1
    • Captain’s Chair

• Accessory Equipment:

    • 1 Dumbbell Rack
    • 1 Barbell Rack
    • Synergy System with kettle bells & landline press bar
    • 6 Benches (4 incline, 1 flat, 1 decline)
    • Medicine Ball rack
5. Small Group Training Room – access off of Weight Room – Max. 3 persons

• Equipment:
• Machines:

    • Total Gym – Core Trainer

• Accessory Equipment:

    • Medicine Ball Rack
    • Stability Balls & Bosu Balls
    • Mats
    • 1 Step & Risers
    • Equalizer bars
    • Mobility sticks
    • Plyo box x 2
    • Wobble boards & Dyna discs
6. Upper & Lower Cardio – ENTRANCE : Main doors of Recreation Complex

• Equipment:
• Cardio Equipment:

    • 9 Treadmills (6 upper – 2 Woodway, 3 lower)
    • 7 Ellipticals (4 upper, 3 lower)
    • 3 Upright Bikes (lower)
    • 2 Recumbent Bikes (lower)
    • 1 Air Dyne Bikes (upper)
    • 2 Rowers (lower)
    • 2 Steppers (lower)
    • 2 Stair Master’s (lower)
    • 1 Arc Trainer (lower)
    • 1 SPARC Trainer (lower)

• Machines – Upper:

    • Cybex Multiuse Cable System
    • Leg Abduction
    • Leg Adduction
    • Triceps Extension
    • Chest Fly/Rear Delt
    • Chest Press (dual axis)
    • Lat Pulldown/Cable Row
    • Bicep Curl
    • Glute Kickback
    • Torso Rotation
    • Prone Leg Curl
    • Assisted Chin-up/Dip
    • Dual Axis Row/Rear Delt
    • Shoulder Press
    • Seated Leg Extension

• Accessory Equipment – Upper:

    • Medicine Ball Rack
    • Stability balls & Bosu balls
    • Wobble boards
    • Mats
    • Equalizers

7. Swimming Pool - Entrance: North Doors

Available starting Tuesday, September 8

Lane swim

Monday - Friday between 6:15 am – 5:00 pm

  • Single lane, 45 minute time slot, pre-booking required.

Open Swim

Monday - Friday from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday from 12:30 pm - 3:45pm

  • Double lane, 45 minute time slot, pre-booking required
  • Masks are required for entering and within the building, but must be removed for showering and swimming
  • Please be respectful of the aquatic staff and other swimmers by following physical distancing guidelines
  • The diving board and small pool remain closed. Please bring your own equipment. Flutterboards, fins, goggles, etc. cannot be borrowed at this time.
  • All existing admission policies remain in place. Recreational Swim Information

8. Squash and Racquetball - Entrance: Front Doors

Opens September 8

  • Squash courts 1-4 are available to book. Courts will be cleaned between bookings. Singles play only. Please bring your own equipment. Racquets, balls and eyewear are not available at this time.
  • Racquetball Court 7 is available to book. Courts will be cleaned between bookings. Singles play only. Please bring your own equipment. Racquets, balls and eyewear are not available at this time.

As we navigate through the reopening, there will be some new things to expect during each phase. Amenities and programming will vary and be consistent with governmental orders and guidelines. We appreciate your help and understanding as we work through this time together.