Two Calgary Spin Studios recently handled COVID-19 cases that may have impacted their classes.
Both YYC Cycle and RIDE Cycle Club detected positive coronavirus cases among members of their community earlier this month.
YYC Cycle closed its doors on Thursday July 16 after a positive case was found. This comes from a post on Instagram of the gym.
They reopened on Thursday, July 23rd, stating, “We haven’t heard of any other positive cases in our studio. With full confidence in our systems and protocols and an energetic and healthy team, we are ready to open again. “
Another Calgary spin studio and the city’s newest RIDE Cycle Club said in a post on their website that they will be closed after being informed of a positive case on July 13th.
The post said, “We don’t know how the virus got into our room, but we do know of two positive cases from another Calgary studio that were confirmed July 2nd. People from this studio took part in one of the invitation-only training courses from July 7th to 11th. “
The studio had not been open to the public, but had hosted invitation-only training courses for the list of instructors in preparation for the expected opening in the coming months.
RIDE states that operations ceased immediately upon notification of the positive case, employees and trainees were instructed to be tested and self-isolating, and that an email was sent to their drivers informing them of the situation and that their training facility plans to “remain closed until we believe it is completely safe to reopen as the health and safety of our RIDE community, our employees and the City of Calgary remains a number one priority. “
Gyms and recreation centers across the city reopened after the first coronavirus-induced closings in March. All public health measures have been taken to prevent the virus from spreading.
The City of Calgary recently passed a statute mandating facial coverings for indoor public areas and public transportation. As one of the exceptions, however, “people who do sports or fitness” were named.
The mandatory face covering statute comes into effect on August 1st.