Hours of Operation

Schedule

Memberships

Transportation and Parking

Guests

Children

Food & Beverage

Lane Community College

Other

 

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Hours of Operation

What are The Fitness Connection hours?

The Fitness Connection is open to Members and Guests: Monday through Friday: 6:30 A.M. – 8:30 P.M. Saturday: 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. Return to questions

When can I tour The Fitness Connection?

The Membership Office is open: Monday through Thursday: 10 A.M. – 7 P.M. Friday: 10 A.M. – 5 P.M. Saturday: 9 A.M. – 3 P.M. Return to questions

Schedule

What is the schedule for Exercise Classes?

The Link for the Exercise Schedule is located on our Home Page. Return to questions

Memberships

When can I join The Fitness Connection?

You can become a Member NOW! Return to questions

How much are The Fitness Connection Membership rates?

To learn about our rates for Members, please go to our Membership Page or call The Fitness Connection and speak to a Membership Representative at (541) 463-3987, or stop by the Club for a tour. Return to questions

Are there any additional fees?

Additional fees will be assessed for personal training, small group training, special classes and the use of specialized apparatus. There will be no additional fees assessed for Zoom classes. Return to questions

Do I qualify for Faculty or Staff Membership?

Faculty or Staff Membership rates will be extended to individuals who are employed within Lane Community College . Return to questions

Do I qualify for Senior Membership?

Senior Membership rates will be extended to individuals who are age 62 or older. Return to questions

If I turn 62 within the year, will you adjust my Fees?

Please speak to our Membership Services staff when you turn 62 to initiate the change in your Membership Fees. Return to questions

Do we qualify for Senior Couple Membership?

Senior Couple Membership rates will be extended when one individual is a Senior and the other is not. Membership is limited to couples who are married or who are domestic partners. It does not apply to a Senior and another adult living in the same household. Proof of residence is required. Return to questions

Do I qualify for Student Membership?

Lane Community College Student Membership rates will be extended to students who have previously taken the Fitness Education Center for credit or who are returning members and are currently enrolled in Lane Community College. High Student membership rates will be extended to high school students presenting a valid high student ID at time of sign up. Return to questions

How is student enrollment verified?

Lane Community College Students must present a current registration schedule and have proof of passing the Fitness Education Center class to qualify for Student Membership. The Fitness Connection will periodically cross-reference Student Memberships with the college enrollment system. Return to questions

Do we qualify for Student Couple Membership?

Student Couple Membership rates will be extended when one individual is a Student and the other is not. Membership is limited to those couples who are married or who are domestic partners. It does not apply to a Student and another adult living in the same household. Proof of residence is required. Return to questions

Do we qualify for a Family Membership?

Family Membership rates will be extended to households with two adults, plus two children/dependents, between the ages of 15-22 and living at home. A fee of $15.00 per month will be assessed for each additional child. Children between the ages of 15-17 must be accompanied by an adult unless enrolled in a supervised program. Return to questions

Are there options to “freeze” Membership for special circumstances?

“Freeze” options for special circumstances are defined in the Membership Agreement. The options start at a two month minimum. Return to questions

Are students allowed to use The Fitness Connection?

We are an extension of the campus and an active classroom whereby classes for students are held on our fitness floor, in our fitness rooms and our group exercise studios. At times this means that some of these areas will be shared with students and at other times, areas may be reserved for students only. Return to questions

Transportation and Parking

I am visiting The Fitness Connection, where should I park?

How does the Club accommodate parking?

All parking is free at Lane Community College. Reserved parking is available in the marked locations after 5 p.m. Return to questions

Can I access the Fitness Connection by bus?

You can access Lane Community College by bus. The bus stop is on the Lane Community College campus just a minute from The Fitness Connection. Return to questions

Will there be a bike rack at The Fitness Connection?

Bike racks will be located adjacent to The Fitness Connection’s main entrance. Return to questions

Are bicycle commuters allowed to change in the locker room?

Only bicycle commuters with a The Fitness Connection Membership may change in the locker room. Return to questions

Guests

May guests utilize The Fitness Connection facilities?

Guests may utilize The Fitness Connection facilities if they are over the age of 18 and present a valid photo I.D. All Guests are required to sign a liability waiver. When accompanied by a Fitness Connection Member, the Guest Fee is $10.00 per visit. If not accompanied by a Club Member, the Guest Fee is $20.00 per visit. (If the Guest joins the Club within 30 days, the guests fee paid will be applied to the Registration Fee.) Pass usage is tracked by the Club. Return to questions

Children

Are children allowed in The Fitness Connection?

Children 15 and over can be Members of The Fitness Connection as part of a Family Membership but are permitted on the premises only when a parent is present unless they are enrolled in the High School program. Children under the age of 15 are not permitted in the fitness center at any time and may not be left unsupervised on the campus of Lane Community College. Return to questions

Does The Fitness Connection provide childcare services?

The Club does not provide childcare services. Return to questions

Are children allowed in the locker rooms?

Children under the age of 15 are not permitted in the fitness center or locker rooms. Return to questions

Food & Beverage

Is there a Starbuck’s or café near the Club?

A coffee shop is located at the top of the stairs in the Health & Wellness Building (Bldg. 5). The shop will offer packaged food, salads and beverages. Return to questions

Can food be brought into the Club from outside?

Food is not allowed in The Fitness Connection. Return to questions

Lane Community College

What is the environmental design of The Fitness Connection?

As a demonstration of Lane Community College’s commitment to sustainable building design and construction, the new Health & Wellness Building (Bldg. 5) is targeted to receive LEED certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Return to questions

Is there access to the Adaptive Physical Education Room?

There will be access to the Adaptive Physical Education Room. The schedule has not yet been determined, but will most likely be in the evenings and on Saturdays by arrangement. Return to questions

Will there be circuit classes in the weight room?

Circuit classes are currently offered by Lane Community College as part of curriculum-based programming. Based on demand, The Fitness Connection may offer circuit classes in the weight room as part of fitness programming. Return to questions

Does college class enrollment grant access to The Fitness Connection?

Students enrolled in college classes that are held at The Fitness Connection will be granted access to the Fitness Center but only in the area(s) specified for the class. Return to questions

Other

Where is the Admissions Office?

The Admissions Office is located in Building 1 – Student Services. Return to questions

Who owns The Fitness Connection?

The Fitness Connection is owned by the Lane Community College.