Club updates

What you need to know about WAC hours and rules

The Clubhouse HVAC system is currently bringing in 100 percent outside air with no recirculation. Facial masks are required inside the Clubhouse.

**WAC fitness areas are now open. Scroll down for details.**

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WAC fitness areas and group fitness classes are open by reservation.

Reservations via Mindbody required.
Click here to reserve online. Or reserve by searching “Washington Athletic Club” on the Mindbody app. 

**Click here to get the Mindbody app!** 

Need help with the app? Click here. 

The following state-mandated and WAC-implemented rules are in effect for Coed, Women’s and Men’s fitness areas, court sports, the gym, and other open fitness areas. Please see specific hours and capacity limits following the bulleted list. 

  • Fifty-minute sessions by appointment only. Reservations accepted two weeks in advance. (No reservations required for track; see below.)
  • Masks mandatory at all times and may not be removed during exercise.  
  • All users must complete a COVID-19 waiver. 
  • Social distancing required. 
  • All users must make reservations through the Mindbody app or website.  
  • State-mandated occupancy limits in each area. If an area is at capacity, users will be asked to move to an available space or wait in the 1st Floor lobby or Johnson Lobby Lounge. 
  • No age restrictions, but it is recommended that high-risk individuals do not participate and that those over age 65 workout between 9–11 am. 
  • All users will be issued a spray bottle of disinfectant and a towel and are required to clean all equipment and surfaces after contact. 
  • Bring your own water bottle. 
  • Locker rooms closed except to pick up items from lockers and for hand washing. 
  • Showers available for fitness users on the 16th Floor, Monday–Friday, 6 am–7 pm, and Saturday–Sunday, 8 am–6 pm. See attendant on 16th Floor.
  • Saunas, steam rooms, and hot tubs closed. 

Please see hours and capacity limits below: 

Coed Fitness
Available by Mindbody appointment.  

Monday–Friday, 5 am–10 pm
Saturday, 6 am–7:30 pm
Sunday, 7 am–7:30 pm
Weekday cleaning closure: 1:30–2 pm

Contact: 206.464.3098, 

  • Four users maximum in weight area 
  • Three users maximum in cardio area

Women’s Fitness
Available by Mindbody appointment.  

Monday–Friday, 4 am–10 pm
Saturday, 6 am–7:30 pm
Sunday, 7 am–7:30 pm
Weekday cleaning closures: 2:30–3 pm

Contact: 206.464.3080 

  • Four users maximum in fitness 
  • One user maximum in strength training studio 

Men’s Fitness
Available by Mindbody appointment.  

Monday–Friday, 4 am–10 pm
Saturday, 6 am–7:30 pm
Sunday, 7 am–7:30 pm
Weekday cleaning closures: 2–2:30 pm

Contact: 206.464.3091 

  • Six users maximum in cardio  
  • Six users maximum in weight room 
  • Two users maximum in strength training 

Pickleball & basketball in the 8th Floor gym
Available by Mindbody appointment
Monday–Friday: 5 am–10 pm
Saturday: 6 am–7 pm
Sunday: 7 am–7 pm

  • Two doubles matches (eight players) maximum for Pickleball
  • Single player only for basketball

Running track
First come, first served.
Monday–Friday: 4 am–10 pm
Saturday: 6 am–7:30 pm
Sunday: 7 am–7:30 pm

  • Four users maximum on running track
  • Maximum one in corner workout area.

Handball, racquetball, and squash courts open
**Reservations via Men’s Fitness required. Call 206.464.3091**
Monday–Friday: 4 am–10 pm
Saturday: 7 am–7 pm
Sunday: 8 am–7 pm

  • Single player use only
  • One hour maximum play time
  • Masks required on courts
  • 30 minutes of non-use required between sessions

Available by Mindbody appointment 

  • Single-student private sessions


Member Services hours

Lobby-level desk: Open 10 am–3 pm, Monday–Friday.
Members also may contact Member Services 8 am–5 pm, Monday–Friday, via email at Or call 206.464.3068.


Spa and Barbershop

No cash accepted. Clients will automatically be charged 20 percent gratuity. All clients will be required to take their own temperature prior to service. Masks must be worn by all members/clients. Appointments required. No walk-ins. Please do not arrive early for appointments. If you arrive early, please wait in the lobby or Johnson Lobby Lounge until your scheduled time. Book with or online at Or call 206.464.3090.

Spa hours 
Closed Mondays–Tuesdays
Wednesdays–Fridays: 10 am–6 pm
Saturdays–Sundays: 9 am–5 pm

Barbershop hours 
Closed Saturdays–Mondays
Tuesdays–Fridays: 9 am–5 pm

Club Shop hours

Monday–Friday, 8 am–4 pm; closed weekends. No cash accepted. Club charge or card only.

Inn at the WAC

The Inn at the WAC will reopen on Monday, January 11. Click here to make a reservation.

Helene Madison Pool

Temporary schedule
Reservations required via MindBody for all pool use. Scroll down for details.
**Click here to reserve online.**
To reserve Lap Swimming or Family Swim: Make sure you are on the “Appointments” tab and select the “All Service Categories” dropdown menu. Navigate by date and make your selection. To reserve an Aquatic Fitness Class, choose the “Classes” tab and select the “All Service Categories” dropdown menu. Select “Aquatics” and then navigate by date and choose your class. Cookies required to use Mindbody site. Or reserve by searching “Washington Athletic Club” on the Mindbody app.

Lap swim
5–10 am, 11 am–5 pm, 6–8 pm
Tuesday: 5 am–5 pm, 6–8 pm
Wednesday: 5–10 am, 11 am–5 pm, 6–8 pm
Thursday: 5–10 am, 11 am–5 pm, 6–8 pm
Friday: 5–10 am, 12–5 pm, 6–8 pm
Saturday–Sunday: 6 am–12 pm

Water exercise
10–11 am (Deepwater Aqua Fit)
Wednesday: 10–11 am (Shallow Aqua Fit)
Thursday: 10–11 am (Aqua Fit Yoga)
Friday: 10–11 am (Aqua Boot Camp, high-intensity), 11 am–12 pm (Aqua Boot Camp, low-intensity)

Family swim
5–6 pm
Saturday–Sunday: 12–8 pm
Please note: Due to state-mandated changes in capacity limits, only two Family Swim lanes will be available at a time.

Pool Safe Start procedures and rules
  • Adult private swim lessons available. Contact the pool for details.
  • All users require a reservation. Reserve through the Mindbody app. To do this, download the Mindbody app and search “Washington Athletic Club.” You must set up a Mindbody account (this is not attached to your WAC account). Click here for detailed instructions.
  • Members and Inn guests only
  • Due to a high number of “no-shows,” members will lose reservation privileges for two weeks after the second occurrence. Appointments are considered a “no-show” at 10 minutes past the hour. Three-hour notice required for cancellations. Cancellations can be made through the MindBody system or by calling the pool at 206.464.3086.
  • Maximum one reservation per day for lap swim. Maximum three reservations per week.
  • Two lap swimmers per laneSingle-use lane reservations available at 5 am, 9 am, 2 pm, and 7 pm.
  • Maximum one reservation for Family Swim weekly. Family lanes only for families who have been quarantined together.
  • Water exercise classes will have a maximum of eleven (11) participants and pre-registration is required.
  • Please do not come to the Club if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.
  • All users will be required to sign a COVID-19 waiver, bring their own water bottle, observe social distancing, and depart after their session.
  • Masks required while not in pool or shower.
  • If you arrive early, please wait in the lobby or Johnson Lobby Lounge until your scheduled time.
  • Members over age 65 and COVID-19 high-risk individuals are discouraged from using the pool at this time.

For more information, please email Darin Barr.

Wellness Center open

Open for physical therapy Monday–Friday, 7 am–6 pm; closed weekends. Appointments required. No walk-ins. Reserve with 206.839.4780.
Open for naturopathic services Mondays, 10 am–3 pm. Appointments required. No walk-ins. Reserve with 206.464.1396 or

Physical therapy and naturopathic services. Patients’ temperature will be taken prior to service. Masks required. If you arrive early, please wait in the lobby or Johnson Lobby Lounge until your scheduled time.

Torchy’s Den open

Open 8 am–6 pm, Monday–Friday, for use as a drop-in work area. No food or beverage service available.

WAC Garage open

Open 24 hours, seven days a week. Has remained open throughout. Parking page.

WAC restaurants

Indoor dining is currently closed.

The WAC truly appreciates your patience and understanding as we go through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

—This page will be updated as new information becomes available. Last updated January 26, 2021; MJ/DM

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