New rules will be introduced to NSW gyms and fitness centres from August 1, but for Cityfit and d2f, not much will need to be changed.
The NSW Government announced on Wednesday that from 12.01am on Saturday, August 1, gyms and fitness centres will be required to register a COVID Safety Plan and have a dedicated hygiene marshal on duty at all times.
According to CityFit and d2f owner Mark Simons, both of his gyms already have these protocols in place.
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He said the NSW Government's announcement on the extra measures is a good thing.
"What it's doing is bringing inline the facilities that aren't being responsible or proactive, to manage their compliance with Fitness Australia and the NSW Government regulations," he said.
"I view it as a good thing, because for both of our sites, we've got really strict protocols for hygiene.
"For example, we close between 2-3pm from Monday to Friday for a thorough clean, even though our remembers are required to wipe down the equipment for they use it and after they use.
"On top of that, we're cleaning every touch point every hour."
Mr Simons sees the recent announcement from the government as validation that his gyms have been on the right path when it comes to coronavirus regulations.
"We're doing everything that we've meant to be doing even before it was legislated," he said.
"It's a positive thing for me that we're ahead of the curve in regards to that kind of thing."
Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello said these extra measures are necessary to stop the spread of the virus.
"We cannot afford to take any risks or allow complacency to creep in," Mr Dominello said.
"Gyms play a crucial role in the promotion of health and fitness across our community but they are not immune from this challenge.
"Without proper COVID safeguards, they may present a transmission risk and that is why we need operators to put their customers first.
"These dedicated COVID Safe hygiene marshals will play a pivotal role in keeping gyms safe and compliant."