South Suburban
401 E Army Post Road Des Moines IA 50315
Today's Hours: 7:15 am - 6:00 pm

Reopening & COVID-19 Protocols

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS & general Etiquette

Your safety is our #1 priority and we have made many key improvements to keep you safe and healthy while you exercise, including:

  • No fevers. Every staff member and guest will have their temperature taken when they arrive. Anyone with fever or other symptoms will be asked to stay home.
  • Space to breathe. Our large facilities give us the room to space you out so you can do your workout with at least six full feet of social distance. We’re strategically blocking off equipment, limiting the size of group exercise classes, and requiring that members in the weight room only use every other machine.
  • Cleaner Air. We’ve invested heavily in cutting-edge, virus-eliminating technology, and have added advanced oxidation air purification systems to the busiest areas of every club. This reduces your risk by killing viruses and bacteria in the air and on surfaces all day long. Natural ionized advanced oxidizers are released directly into the air to purify oxygen and surfaces, so you can breathe easy. Learn more here.
  • Comprehensive Sanitization. We regularly disinfect and sanitize with a deep cleaning each day. We are also asking all personal trainers and members to sanitize before and after each equipment use. We’ve added more hand sanitizer, spray bottles, and other products to make sure every surface stays sanitized throughout the day.
  • Member Code of Conduct. All members will be asked to do their part by disinfecting before and after each equipment use, maintaining safe social distance, staying home when sick, and doing everything they can to protect those around them. Together, we’ll help stop the spread of this virus in our communities.


Q: Are there new hours?
A: To see the current hours, click “Gym Hours” on this page.

Q: Will group exercise classes be available?
Good news! Group exercise classes are available! Reserve your spot in the online member portal. You don’t have to have a reservation, but it will ensure your spot and remaining spots will be first come, first served.

Q: Will pools be open?
Pools are OPEN and ready for member use!

Q: Will locker rooms be available?
Locker Rooms, Saunas/Steam Rooms, and Hot Tubs

Q: Will basketball courts be available?
Yes! Basketball courts are open for basketball games, tournaments, one on one, and any other normal basketball activities.

Q: Will summer camps be available?
Pease see your local club for summer camp status.

Q: Do I need to wear a mask?
Always comply with state, local, and federal guidelines and regulations. If none are applicable, members may choose to wear a mask if they would prefer.

Clubs with regulations in place: Please wear face coverings when entering the building and common areas of the club and when social distancing is not possible.

Q: Will Kid's Club be open?
Kid's Club is OPEN! In response to COVID-19, we are implementing protocols to address the safety of the children in our care.


  • Be Courteous and respectful to others
  • No BAGS allowed on the fitness floor.  Please bring a lock and use a locker.
  • Re-rack weights, dumbbells, and barbells after use
  • Please return mats and other equipment after use
  • Do not bang, slam or drop equipment or weights
  • Closed-toe shoes are required in fitness & cardio areas
  • Do not linger on plate loaded equipment between sets if others are waiting
  • Use headphones to play personal music

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