Club updates

What you need to know about WAC hours and rules

**Please note: The Clubhouse HVAC system is currently bringing in 100 percent outside air with no recirculation.**

**By state mandate, facial masks are required inside the Clubhouse.**

Member Services hours

Lobby-level desk open Monday–Friday, 10 am–3 pm.

Members may also contact Member Services via email at membership@wac.net. Or call 206.464.3068

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Group fitness classes, basketball, and Pickleball are open

**Masks and face coverings may be removed during strenuous exercise but must be worn at all other times, including immediately before and after strenuous exercise. Seventeen feet of social distancing must be maintained.**

Classes held in Roger Kelly Court (8th Floor) and Studio C (4th Floor)
Reservations via Mindbody required. View a PDF of the schedule.
**Click here to reserve online.** (Note: Click “Appointments” tab atop page to see gym schedule chart and navigate by day. Cookies required to use Mindbody site.)
Or reserve by searching “Washington Athletic Club” on the Mindbody app.

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

New to Mindbody? Click here for help setting up your account.

**State guidelines require 17 feet of distancing while exercising. Plexiglass barriers do not change the distance requirement of 17 feet. Please maintain a minimum of 6 feet of social distance while moving about the area.**

See below for details and additional rules.

Hours*
Monday–Friday: 5 am–10 pm
Saturday: 6 am–7 pm
Sunday: 7 am–7 pm
*Different classes and activities held throughout the day during opening hours. Detailed schedule to come.

  • Members and Inn guests only
  • Please do not use WAC facilities or services if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Sign a COVID-19 waiver.
  • Wear a face mask that covers your mouth and nose.
  • Observe social distancing guidelines.
  • If you arrive early, please wait in the lobby or Johnson Lobby Lounge until your scheduled time. Please depart after your session.
  • Bring your own water bottle.

Group fitness

  • Limit ten per 8th Floor gym classes.
  • Limit eight per 4th Floor Studio C classes.
  • Seventeen feet of social distancing required during class.
  • Please maintain six feet of distancing when moving about the area.

Basketball and Pickleball

  • Maximum five in the gym at one time.
  • Six feet of social distancing required at all times, including family members who have been quarantined together.
  • No competitions that disrupt six-foot distancing requirement.

Running track

  • Maximum four on track at one time.
  • Maximum one in corner workout area.

Watts Basketball 

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 3–4 pm (7th–12th graders); 4–5 pm (1st–6th graders)
  • Members only
  • Classes limited to four players and one coach

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Handball, racquetball, and squash courts open

**Reservations via Men’s Fitness required. Call 206.464.3091**

Hours
Monday–Friday: 4 am–10 pm
Saturday: 7 am–7 pm
Sunday: 8 am–7 pm

  • Single player use only
  • Reservations required. Call 206.464.3091
  • 30 minutes of non-use required between sessions
  • Masks required outside of the courts. Please maintain 6 feet social distance.

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Running track open

**Masks and face coverings may be removed during strenuous exercise but must be worn at all other times, including immediately before and after strenuous exercise. Seventeen feet of social distancing must be maintained.**

Hours
Monday–Friday: 4 am–10 pm
Saturday: 6 am–7:30 pm
Sunday: 7 am–7:30 pm

  • First come, first served
  • Please maintain 6 feet social distance.
  • Four track users maximum
  • Single user maximum in corner fitness area

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Club Shop open

Hours
Monday–Friday, 8 am–4 pm; closed weekends

  • Do not enter the Club Shop if you are sick or have any symptoms of COVID-19.
  • We ask that you wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth.
  • Please maintain 6 feet social distance.
  • Maximum shop capacity of four individuals at one time.

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Torchy’s open for weekend brunch

Hours
Saturday–Sunday, 8 am–1 pm

  • Brunch menu and $5 mimosas!
  • Masks required except while eating/drinking.
  • No reservations necessary.
  • *NEW* Groups of up to six allowed at one table (no same-household requirement).

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Men’s, Women’s & Coed fitness areas open

**Masks and face coverings may be removed during strenuous exercise but must be worn at all other times, including immediately before and after strenuous exercise. Seventeen feet of social distancing must be maintained.**

Reservations via Mindbody required.
Click here to reserve online. Or reserve by searching “Washington Athletic Club” on the Mindbody app.
**Note:
Weekend use first come, first served.**

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

Need help with the app? Click here.

**State guidelines require 17 feet of distancing while exercising. Plexiglass barriers do not change the distance requirement of 17 feet. Please maintain a minimum of 6 feet of social distance while moving about the area.**

See below for details and additional rules.

Men’s & Women’s Fitness
Monday–Friday, 4 am–10 pm
Saturday, 6 am–7:30 pm
Sunday, 7 am–7:30 pm
Weekday cleaning closures: Men’s Fitness (2–2:30 pm); Women’s Fitness (2:30–3 pm)
Contact: 206.464.3091 (Men’s); 206.464.3080 (Women’s)

Coed Fitness
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, coed@wac.net

  • Members and Inn at the WAC guests only. All users must complete a COVID-19 waiver. Face masks and social distancing required.
  • All users must make reservations through the Mindbody app or website. Reservations now open.
  • Fifty-minute time slots will start on the hour. Reservations accepted two weeks in advance.
  • 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 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.
  • Areas closed 30 minutes each weekday for deep cleaning.
  • 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.
  • Saunas, steam rooms, and hot tubs closed.
  • No showers!

For information on virtual personal training, please contact Maureen Fellez

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Hagerty’s open

Hours: Open Monday–Friday, 11:30 am–8 pm; happy hour drink specials, 3–7 pm.
Dine in at Hagerty’s or enjoy curbside pickup. Lunch menu available all day. Dinner and appetizers available beginning at 5 pm. Text your order for curbside pickup to 425.409.2060. Text “curbside” to the number to receive the menu.

*NEW* Groups of up to six allowed at one table (no same-household requirement).
Masks required except while eating/drinking.

No cash accepted. Fifty percent seating capacity. Six-foot distancing between tables. All seating first come, first served with self-seating. No seating at the bar counter. No standing to eat or drink.

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Inn at the WAC open

Overnight rooms available. Daily use rooms available as remote office or workspace. Click for more information and to reserve.

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Helene Madison Pool open

Operating guidelines and temporary hours.

**IMPORTANT NOTE: The pool has been experiencing a number of no-shows from members who have reserved lanes for lap swim. The Club is trying to accommodate as many swimmers as possible while dealing with COVID-19 capacity restrictions. Please be respectful toward your fellow members and cancel your appointment in MindBody if you cannot make your scheduled time. Members who repeatedly fail to make scheduled appointments will lose pool privileges.**

Temporary pool schedule:
Lap swim
Monday:
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
Monday:
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
*NEW* Monday–Friday:
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.

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

Pool Safe Start procedures and rules
  • *NEW* 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.
  • Towels distributed by Aquatics staff.
  • Locker rooms and showers available. No amenities or towels available. Please don’t linger.
  • 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.

Spa at the WAC open

Closed Mondays. Open Tuesday–Friday, 10 am–6 pm; Saturday, 9 am–5 pm; Sunday, massage only: 9 am–5 pm. Book with wacspa@wac.net or online at wac.net/spa. Appointments required. No walk-ins. 

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. Open for all spa services with minor modifications.  Please do not arrive early for appointments. If you arrive early, please wait in the lobby or Johnson Lobby Lounge until your scheduled time.

Barbershop open

Open Monday–Tuesday, 10 am–5:30 pm; Wednesday–Friday 9 am–5:30 pm; Saturday 8 am–3 pm; closed Sunday. Book with wacspa@wac.net or online at wac.net/barbershop. Appointments required. No walk-ins. 

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. No shaves or in-person shoe shines. Maximum of two clients in the Barbershop. Please do not arrive early for appointments. If you arrive early, please wait in the lobby or Johnson Lobby Lounge until your scheduled time. 

Personal training and Pilates open

**Masks and face coverings may be removed during strenuous exercise but must be worn at all other times, including immediately before and after strenuous exercise. Seventeen feet of social distancing must be maintained.**

Masks required. One-on-one and small-group personal training and Pilates by appointment only. No showers available. Social distancing in effect. Clients must sign COVID-19 waiver. Please bring your own water bottle. If you arrive early, please wait in the lobby or Johnson Lobby Lounge until your scheduled time.

Wellness Center open

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

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–8 pm daily for use as a drop-in work area. No food or beverage service available.

Catering open

Groups and meetings up to 30 percent room capacity allowed. Max size for Crystal Ballroom under this rule is 50 people. Groups as small as two people welcome in smaller rooms. Email catering@wac.net to inquire.

WAC Garage open

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

—This page will be updated as new information becomes available. Last updated October 16, 2020; DM

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