Rules & Safety | Eastlink Centre

Wristbands Are Required

  • Wristbands are required and must be visible at all times when using facility areas that require proof of admission. Wristbands are also required for all programmed areas.
  • If you have a monthly or annual play pass, you are required to present your membership card to receive your wristband each time you use the facility.
  • Daily pass purchasers will receive a wristband at the time of purchase.

Child Supervision

  • Children less than 8 years old must be within arm’s reach of a responsible guardian 16 years of age or older in the Eastlink Centre at all times.
  • Ages 8 & 9 need to have a responsible guardian of 16 years of age or older in the facility.
  • Ages 10 years or older can be in the facility unsupervised.
  • Ages 12 and younger cannot be in the fitness centre (including children in strollers) or use the equipment on the third-floor track. Parents can bring children in strollers to the track.

Fitness Centre

The second floor concourse is an extension of the fitness centre and the same rules apply. 

  • Wipe down equipment before and after each use.
  • Ensure you are wearing closed-toe indoor shoes and proper gym attire.
  • Return weights and equipment after use.
  • Youth ages 13 and older are welcome. Ask for your complimentary orientation.
  • Be aware, be courteous:
    • Guided drops only.
    • Be mindful of space.
    • Limit super setting.
    • Limit grunting.
    • Ask to use equipment after guests are complete their set.
  • Use liquid chalk only.
  • All personal trainers must be vetted through the Fitness & Wellness Supervisor.
  • Be scent aware: personal hygiene and perfume/cologne.
  • Water and sports drinks in plastic or metal containers only.

Tree House

  • Children ages 4 to 7 are allowed to use the tree house play structure.
  • No wristbands are required for this area.
  • Adults are not required to purchase a wristband to supervise their children.
  • Parental supervision is required at all times.
  • Socks are mandatory.

Family Change Rooms

We have reserved the family change rooms for parents accompanying children under the age of 8 as well as anyone needing assistance in the change room. There are changing tables to assist families with young children. Children and families over the age of 8 years not requiring assistance should use the appropriate change room.

Unacceptable Behaviours

These behaviours will not be tolerated and will result in your removal/potential ban from the facility:

Verbal abuse, drugs/alcohol, bullying/harassment, suspicious behaviour, sexual activity, inappropriate touching, intentional contamination, vandalism, voyeurism, loitering, fighting, theft and profanity.

Use of Wheeled Items

Rollerblades, scooters, skateboards, wheely shoes and bikes cannot be used in Eastlink Centre or Design Works Centre. If you are coming into the facility with a wheeled object, we ask that you:

  • Carry rollerblades, scooters and skateboards through the facility. 
  • Keep bikes locked up outside or ride them around the outside of the building. Bikes are not allowed inside the facility. 
  • Only use wheely shoes outside of the facility. Do not use them inside the facility. 

These guidelines are in place to help ensure the safety of all patrons, as well as maintain the integrity and cleanliness of the facility.