Based on the guidelines that Governor Cooper outlined for Phase 2, fitness centers in NC are not permitted to open until further notice. UNC Wellness Centers has outdoor fitness areas available for individual Personal Training services at both Centers and will be able to provide this service beginning June 2nd. In order to comply with recent state and local restrictions, we will be taking every measure to protect against the transmission of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We will also continue to provide virtual personal training services for those who prefer to continue to exercise from home. Please refer to the following information for the full list of precautions we will be taking.

PERSONAL TRAINING

We have implemented the following to provide a safe environment for our members and staff.

  • We will conduct daily employee Wellness Checks to ensure healthy work environments.
  • Members will be asked symptoms screening questions prior to beginning their session. Please click here for more information on the wellness check.
  • Personal Trainers will wear face masks during the sessions.
  • Personal Trainers will practice hand hygiene before and after sessions.
  • Members must wear face masks while they are training inside the Wellness Centers.  If the training session is conducted outdoors, members must wear a face mask at the arrival and departure of their session, but can remove their face mask during the session.
  • Personal Trainers will stagger appointments to ensure 6 feet physical distancing is achievable between sessions.
  • Personal Trainers and clients will do the following:
    • Maintain 6 feet physical distance
    • Work together to ensure equipment used is wiped down before and after use with disinfecting cleaners that meet EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV2, the virus that causes COVID-19, to clean all high touch surfaces
  • Members should bring a water bottle and a towel.
  • Personal training will also continue to be done virtually if the client prefers.
  • Virtual personal training will be used as an option during inclement weather if the client has chosen to workout outside.

 PERSONAL TRAINING FAQ’s

Why should you join us for Outdoor Personal Training?

UNC Wellness Centers has outdoor fitness areas available for individual Personal Training services at both Centers and are happy to be able to provide outdoor personal training to help our members with their health and wellness.

When are we starting Outdoor Personal Training?

June 2nd 

Who do I contact to get started with Personal Training?

Meadowmont: Kathy DeBlasio, 984-974-2561, kathryn.deblasio@unchealth.unc.edu

Northwest Cary: Neva Avery, 984-974-2555, neva.avery@unchealth.unc.edu

Where is the Virtual Personal Training taking place in case of inclement weather?

In case of inclement weather, personal trainers will conduct virtual training from the Personal Training Studio at Northwest Cary, Indoor track areas, available Group Fitness Studios, Multi-purpose room/Gym or their home.

How will the client know they are doing virtual versus in-person training in inclement weather?

The personal trainer will communicate with their client regarding changes in how the session will be conducted in case of inclement weather.

What type of equipment will personal trainers use outdoors?

  • A variety of equipment will be used during outdoor personal training sessions, including dumbbells, kettlebells, bands, medicine balls, and the TANK (at Northwest Cary)
  • The personal trainer will be responsible for disinfecting all equipment used

Where will Outdoor Personal Training take place at the Meadowmont location?

Outdoor personal training at the Meadowmont location will be held in the outdoor area near the monkey bars and large tire area. The Wellness Services Manager will work with the personal trainers to help stagger appointments as needed.

Where will Outdoor Personal Training take place at the Northwest Cary location?

Outdoor personal training at Northwest Cary will be held on the turf field. The Wellness Services Manager will work with the personal trainers to help stagger appointments as needed. The turf field area in Northwest Cary is large enough to accommodate multiple trainers and clients while practicing physical distancing.