In order to obtain access to the RCSI Gym, applicants must complete the Health Screening Questionnaire, relevant Membership Agreement and pay the fee applicable to their membership type. Once you have submitted the Health Screening Questionnaire, the Membership Agreement and paid the applicable fee, a member of the Gym Team will be in touch to confirm your membership.
If you have any issues or questions please contact the RCSI Gym.
To be eligible for membership, applicants must be: a current RCSI registered student of Surgical Training or Emergency Medicine.
Applications for membership must be on the official application form provided for that purpose. If the applicant is under the age of 18 years, the application form must be signed by a parent or legal guardian.
All members must swipe their RCSI ID card upon entering the gym and this applies to all visits.
The membership term is for an initial period of 6/12 months depending on which membership option is selected. Following the initial minimum membership period membership you will be contacted to remind you about your renewal date. The membership renewal fee must be received at least one day before the membership expiry date to ensure continuation of the membership. Membership will automatically expire one day after the renewal date if no further payment is received. Renewal payments may be made at any time during the membership term. This will not affect the expiry date of the existing membership.
Upon acceptance of application a member shall pay a membership fee at the rate applicable at the time of application. This will be applied for an initial 6/12-month period. RCSI reserve the right at any time after the minimum term of the contract to increase the membership fees to be charged by providing a minimum of 30 days’ notice.
This membership fee applies solely to the use of the Gym facility (i.e. Main Gym, Weights Room, and Ladies Gym); You will also have access to Group Exercise Classes and Personal Training. Other activities are subject to additional charges.
Membership entitles the member to use the facilities of the RCSI Gym from the date of commencement, during normal opening hours and in accordance with the rules of the RCSI gym.
There will be no refunds or transfer of time for non-attending members.
Membership may not be sold / transferred under any circumstances.
Membership fees are not refundable and payments are due regardless of usage.
Temporary suspension of membership is permitted only in circumstances where the member is availing of long-term RCSI approved leave:
In the event of reconstruction or refurbishment of any part of the facility, every effort will be made by the Management to eliminate any diminution of the RCSI Gym services. Membership will not be suspended and Members’ cooperation in this instance is assumed.
Any Member who terminates their membership and subsequently wishes to re-join is subject to the prevailing fees.
RCSI reserve the right to retain any fees which have been paid.
The member will use the facilities of the gym entirely at their own risk and RCSI shall have no liability whatsoever, whether in tort or contract, for any loss, injury, or damage howsoever sustained by the member. The member accepts full responsibility for their own use of any and all of the facilities, appliances, privilege or service whatsoever at their own risk and indemnify and hold harmless the gym, its shareholders, directors, council, officers, employees, representatives, agents or lessors from all loss, claim, injury, damage or liability sustained howsoever caused.
Members are required to comply with the rules and take note of any health and safety guidance displayed on notices posted, on the gym notice board, on electronic platforms (e.g. mSurgery etc.) or within the premises. Members shall respect the equipment at all times and not abuse the facilities. Any damage caused to RCSI property shall be paid for by any member who recklessly or negligently caused such damage.
Applicants must complete the Health Screening Questionnaire in conjunction with applying for membership. The member confirms that he/she is in good physical health and condition and he/she knows of no reason, medical or otherwise, why he/she is not capable of engaging in active or passive exercise or why he/she should not use the facilities, or why such exercise or use of the facilities would be detrimental to his/her health, safety, comfort or physical condition.
The Health Screening Questionnaire is a declaration of health. Applicants may be requested to provide medical clearance. Applicants will not be accepted for membership until the Health Screening Questionnaire has been approved and any medical clearance requirements have been submitted.
In using the Gym Facilities, you agree & understand that:
Lockers are provided for starage of personal property. No liability for damage or loss will be accepted by RCSI.
Lockers are provided in changing rooms for daily use by members. Personal belongings may not be left overnight in lockers. In particular, RCSI does not accept responsibility for loss or damage to valuables of any person whilst on the premises.
Members who use the gym facilities are expected to maintain the normal standards of conduct expected in the college and adhere to the code of conduct. Any issues arising in these areas will be dealt with in a fair and timely manner through the normal RCSI procedures.
Members must familiarise themselves with the RCSI Gym Etiquette Rules and abide by them at all times.
RCSI Gym needs to collect personal data, as defined by the Data Protection Acts, for a variety of purposes, in order to conduct its business in an efficient and accountable manner. RCSI Gym collects data relating to members, who come into contact with the Gym.
The Data Protection Acts confer rights on individuals in relation to the collection, use, sharing and retention of personal data. They also confer responsibilities on RCSI relating to the manner in which it collects, uses, shares and retains personal data.
RCSI complies with the Data Protection Acts 1988 & 2003. This ensures compliance with the eight principles of data protection as set out in the legislation:
The member is responsible for ensuring that the gym has up-to-date information, which should include an up-to-date address, telephone number, email address and further medical information.
On joining the gym, the member automatically accepts and agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of membership. The Management reserves the right to amend and add to these conditions of membership at any time. Members shall observe any amendments or additional conditions to the rules. It is the member’s responsibility to read and fully understand the above contract. Upon acceptance of membership application the member is bound by RCSI and the above terms and conditions.
No liability shall rest with the RCSI Gym for any injury or damage to persons or property. Members who sign up to RCSI Gym do so on a voluntary basis. Members must understand and abide by the rules of the RCSI Gym. Members must follow the rules, policies and procedures of RCSI at all times by avoiding accidents and ensuring a safe environment for everyone. Members undertaking activities which include physical exercise do so at their own risk and the RCSI Gym is not liable for any injury obtained during these activities. Members must take all necessary medical and professional advice to ensure their safety, to verify their fitness and to confirm their suitability for sporting activities throughout the course of their club membership.
I have read this agreement, including the terms and conditions before accepting them below. This agreement will become binding once you have accepted it.
Please keep a copy of these membership terms and conditions for your records and reference.