PureGym Announces It Will Be Reopening On 27 July
PureGym has announced it will be reopening the doors at its gyms in England on Monday 27 July.
Earlier today, the UK government announced gyms, swimming pools and leisure centres across England can reopen to the public from Saturday 25 July.
Speaking at today's briefing Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said: "From Saturday 25th people will no longer have to work out in their park or on their living room floor.
We're excited to announce the reopening of our gyms in England on 27th July and we can't wait to welcome you back soon!- PureGym (@PureGym) July 9, 2020
Our gyms in NI are leading the way by reopening tomorrow and we couldn't be more excited. We urge Scotland and Wales to follow suit and get #gyms open. pic.twitter.com/NlIOfpZKv5
"They'll be able to get back into their gyms, their indoor swimming pools, their leisure centres and jump on that spin bike or treadmill for the first time in months."
However, it seems as though PureGym wants to give itself a couple of extra days to ensure its fully prepared.
In a statement on Instagram, PureGym said: "We're excited to announce the reopening of our gyms, and we can't wait to welcome you back soon!
"The Government has just given gyms in England the green light to reopen and we are happy to announce that we will welcome our members back into our gyms in England from Monday 27th July.
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"Our gyms in Northern Ireland are leading the way by reopening tomorrow, and we couldn't be more excited for our team and members there. We hope our gyms in Scotland and Wales will soon be able to follow suit.
"Research shows that gyms play a vital role in helping the nation stay physically and mentally fit, so we're thrilled to be able to reopen again and help get the nation back to fitness.
"At PureGym we always put our members first. That's why we're committed to providing you with a cleaner, safer place for you to train, with everything you need for a great workout."
PureGym has already given its members a sneak peek at how things will look post-lockdown, with areas marked out with tape to ensure social distancing, limiting the number of people using the gym at any one time and lots of cleaning.
A spokesperson for PureGym said: "PureGym has been working in close consultation with UK Active and the Government to layout re-opening protocols, which will ensure we create a safe place to work and a safe place to workout when we re-open our doors.
"We will provide highly sanitised facilities for the safety of our members and staff through enhanced cleaning and disinfection regimes. Our equipment will be spread out and user numbers will be monitored and limited to ensure safe distances are maintained."
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