COVID-19 UPDATES

Updated October 7, 2021, at 11:00 am

Dear Bladium Sports & Fitness Community,

We know this has been a difficult time for everyone and we truly hope you and your families have remained healthy.  Bladium has continued to work during this time to make your return a safe and exciting time to come back to your fitness family. While we are currently in the process of reopening with limited capacity and modified hours of operation, some programs, unfortunately, remain closed.

BLADIUM’S MASK POLICY WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:

Masks will be required indoors at all times for everyone ages 2+ years. This includes all fitness, soccer, and youth programming. Masks are not required for outdoor activities regardless of age.

NOW OPEN
Bladium Gym & Group Classes
Alameda CrossFit Gym & Classes
Locker Rooms, Steam Room & Sauna
Lil’ Kickers & Skills Institute Soccer Classes
Indoor & Outdoor Adult Soccer Leagues
Indoor Youth Soccer Leagues
Sports Bar & Cafe

TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED
Child Care
Rock Climbing
Camp Bladium
Bladium Birthday Parties
Skills Institute Soccer Camps

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Any frozen accounts will remain frozen until we hear from you. No accounts will be charged until we hear from you.

  • We will continue to offer most Group X fitness classes outdoors (weather permitting). We have also reserved an indoor field so we have the capability to relocate classes into a 14,500 SF space that will allow for a safe and socially distanced class.
  • Masks are required for all Fitness Members and Crossfitters including those who have been fully vaccinated. Please maintain social distancing by keeping 6 ft. of space between yourself and other members at all times.
  • With 120,000 square feet inside and another 60,000 outside, we are able to properly distance our members. High-touch equipment has been moved around to improve social distancing.
  • Designated workout “zones” will be created for members to work out during class that will allow ample distance between class participants.
  • For the health and safety of all members, class participants are required to clean their fitness equipment before and after each use.
  • The class equipment storage area will be supplied with a sanitation caddy that will include a hand sanitizer, disinfectant spray bottles, paper towels, and other supplies designated to clean equipment.
  • No sharing of equipment during class.
  • Employees not teaching classes will be wearing masks and there will be no person-to-person contact between instructors or members during classes.
  • Classes are first-come, first-served. No drop-ins or non-members will be allowed.
  • All locker rooms, showers, steam rooms, and saunas are open.
  • All restrooms are open and water fountains are available for use. Please maintain social distancing while using the restrooms.

Just show up and work out! Classes will not require a class reservation but will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • We will continue to offer most Group X fitness classes outdoors (weather permitting). We have also reserved an indoor field so we have the capability to relocate classes into a 14,500 SF space that will allow for a safe and socially distanced class.
  • Class schedules may change from week to week based on demand.
  • All locker rooms, showers, steam rooms, and saunas are open.
  • All restrooms are open and water fountains are available for use. Please maintain social distancing while using the restrooms.

FREE TRIAL OF LES MILLS ON DEMAND
In an exclusive partnership with Les Mills, Bladium is excited to provide our members with a FREE TRIAL of Les Mills On Demand (LMOD). By signing up you get unlimited access to all 800+ Les Mills workouts on demand, featuring the latest music, the world’s top instructors, and scientifically-proven programs to get you the results you want. With your exclusive trial offer, you’ll also get a 4-WEEK WORKOUT GUIDE to get you started. Click here to get started with your LMOD free trial.

The Les Mills on-demand workouts are the perfect complement to our live outdoor classes and your home gym routine. It means you never have to miss out on the workouts you love – BODYPUMP, BODYCOMBAT, BODYFLOW, and more. THERE ARE NO PROMO CODES OR ACTIVATION CODES NECESSARY.

If you love using it during your free trial, you can continue to subscribe for just $9.99/month (regularly $14.95/month). To get started with your free trial, you will need to enter your credit card using the Les Mills secure form. Your card will only be charged after your free trial is over unless canceled within the trial period. See the Les Mills website for details.

If you’re already subscribed to Les Mills On Demand at the $14.95/month retail rate, you can CANCEL your current subscription and resubscribe (using the link above) to get the discounted $9.99/month Bladium rate.

  • We will continue to offer most CrossFit fitness classes outdoors (weather permitting).
  • Masks will be required for all Fitness Members and Crossfitters including those who have been fully vaccinated. Please maintain social distancing by keeping 6 ft. of space between yourself and other members at all times.
  • Designated workout “zones” will be created for members to work out during class that will allow ample distance between class participants.
  • Each zone will be equipped with a sanitation caddy that will include a spray bottle, clips, whiteboard, and other small items designated to each individual zone to limit unnecessary or excessive traffic and/or handling of equipment.
  • No sharing of equipment.
  • Employees not teaching classes will be wearing masks and there will be no person-to-person contact between coaches or members during classes.
  • All locker rooms, showers, steam rooms, and saunas are open.
  • All restrooms are open and water fountains are available for use. Please maintain social distancing while using the restrooms.
  • Members will be responsible for cleaning any used equipment, and staff will circulate through high-traffic areas to sanitize the club.

We are so excited to announce our Lil’ Kickers program is OPEN! Players who registered for the previous Spring 2020 season will have the option to apply those credits to any of the upcoming seasons.

Masks will be required at all times for all indoor activities for everyone ages 2+ years. This includes all fitness, soccer, and youth programming. Masks are not required for outdoor activities regardless of age.

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS & PROTOCOLS

  • All Bladium employees will be in masks while indoors.
  • Outdoor classes will be available when possible (weather and air quality permitting).
  • The curriculum has been modified to allow for social distancing and less contact with equipment and coaches.
  • We will continue to follow and modify our precautions and protocols based on guidance from local county and state agencies.
  • All equipment and surfaces will be disinfected multiple times throughout the day.
  • Should we have a disruption in our season due to COVID-19, all classes will go on pause and resume again when it is safe to do so.
  • There are no make-up classes or credits. If you still have a credit from the Spring 2020 season, it will remain on your account and can be used for any future sessions. Your credits will not expire.
  • There are no free trials.

We are excited to announce that BOTH indoor and outdoor Adult Soccer Leagues are scheduled as normal.

Masks will be required at all times for all indoor activities for everyone ages 2+ years. This includes all fitness, soccer, and youth programming. Masks are not required for outdoor activities regardless of age.

  • Please maintain social distancing by keeping 6 ft. of space between yourself and other players while on the sidelines, entering and exiting the field, and indoors.
  • Players will be checked in at the field by the referee.

We are excited to announce that indoor Youth Soccer Leagues are scheduled to resume this Fall 2021.

Masks will be required at all times for all indoor activities for everyone ages 2+ years. This includes all fitness, soccer, and youth programming. Masks are not required for outdoor activities regardless of age.

  • Please maintain social distancing by keeping 6 ft. of space between yourself and other players while on the sidelines, entering and exiting the field, and indoors.
  • Players will be checked in at the field by the referee.

ALL CAMP BLADIUM CAMPS ARE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED

Due to the complications of COVID-19, we are currently not offering Camp Bladium camps.  We look forward to offering this program in the future.

ALL SOCCER CAMPS ARE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED

Due to the complications of COVID-19, we are currently not offering Skills Institute camps.  We look forward to offering this program in the future.

ALL BIRTHDAY PARTIES ARE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED

Due to the complications of COVID-19, we are currently not offering Birthday Parties.  We look forward to offering this program in the future.

ALL CHILD CARE ACTIVITIES ARE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED

While Child Care remains temporarily closed due to COVID-19, any children on your membership will remain FROZEN and will not be charged.

Bladium Sports & Fitness continues to follow our local leaders and health agencies such as the Alameda Unified School Dist.Alameda County Health Dept., California Department of Public Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Since our initial response to COVID-19, we have implemented new protocols to ensure we are aligning our practices with the most up-to-date social distancing, safety, and sanitation guidelines to help prevent the spread of any respiratory disease.

We will be taking it week by week as we continue through uncharted territory. We appreciate your support, patience, and feedback as we slowly open back up. Come in and see us or email Alameda@Bladium.com if you have any questions and continue to check our website and Facebook page for updates.  We have missed your faces and look forward to seeing everyone back at Bladium.

Thank you for your continued support!

Sincerely,

Brad Shook
President, Bladium Sports & Fitness Club

David Walsh
CEO, Bladium Sports & Fitness Club