Wellness centers health clubs gyms and spas are all dedicated to overa Essay

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Wellness centers, health clubs, gyms and spas are all dedicated to overall fitness and
well being. Day in and day out, people across the country participate in workout
routines, aerobics classes and various types of exercises in any one of these facilities.
In the Lafayette area, three of the most popular fitness clubs to attend are Red
Lerille’s, Shades for women, and Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center. For this
assignment all three of these facilities were contacted for information regarding a
mission statement, job requirements and training.

The mission statement for Shades for women is as follows:
WE ARE SHADES!! WE GENUINELY CARE ABOUT AND RESPECT OUR MEMBERS AND PLEDGE TO DO
EVERYTHING POSSIBLE TO ENSURE THEIR SATISFACTION.


WE HAVE FUN WORKING TOGETHER TO BE THE MOST KNOWLEDGEABLE, PRODUCTIVE, CARING TEAM IN THE HEALTH CLUB INDUSTRY.

WE BLEND OUR TALENTS TO CONTINUALLY OFFER SUPERIOR SERVICE AT A VALUE UNMATCHED BY OUR COMPETITORS.

WE WILL ALWAYS SHOW THAT WE ARE HAPPY AND STRIVE TO BE SATISFIED. WE WILL ADMIT AND LEARN
FROM OUR MISTAKES AND CONTINUALLY STRIVE FOR IMPROVEMENT.


IN ORDER FOR US TO SUCCEED, WE WILL FUNCTION AS A TEAM AND UNDERSTAND EVERY MEMBER IS A
VITAL PART. IF ONE “PART” FAILS, THE WHOLE TEAM WILL SUFFER.


AS WE IMPRESS OUR MEMBERS BY HELPING THEM TO ACHIEVE AND MAINTAIN THEIR FITNESS GOALS,
THEY WILL GROW TO TRUST US AND WILL BRING IN THEIR FRIENDS. THIS WILL INCREASE OUR PROFIT
WHICH WILL INCREASE THE PROBABILITY OF OPENING UP NEW FACILITIES WITH NEW EQUIPMENT AND
PROGRAMS TO BETTER SERVE OUR MEMBERS.


There were three job positions were examined for their necessary skills and educational
requirements while visiting Shades for Women. One of these positions was that of fitness
director. Some of the requirements and skills necessary to become a fitness director are:
a college degree wit major in physical therapy, exercise physiology, kinesiology or sports
medicine, or some type of health or exercise related field. Applicants must also have
adult and child CPR certification, as well as a thorough knowledge of anatomy, kinesiology
and physical fitness training methods and routines, and nutrition and dieting methods.

The second position examined was the reception area where membership sales and information
are available. In order to work in the reception area, applicants must have a comfortable
knowledge of computer and cash register transactions, very good interpersonal
communication skills, and a general knowledge of the facility.

As for a job in the nursery, the most important requirements are the ability to work well
with children as well as having very good time management skills.

The cost for membership at Shades is a two hundred dollars nonrefundable registration fee
and a payment of forty-two dollars every month there after for one year and thirty-six
dollars for two years. There is a special price plan for USL students, which drops the
registration fee down to fifty dollars and a monthly charge of twenty-nine dollars. These
prices include full use of the facility.

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