VA Clubs Reopening FAQs

The team at acac has been actively monitoring and preparing for the safe and effective re-opening of our clubs. With continual review of the recommendations from state and local health officials, the CDC, and our Emergency Response Team, we have put into place a comprehensive plan that meets or exceeds all guidelines set by the state of Virginia for a safe return to exercise. For more information on our plans to re-open, and answers to your questions including our new safety and sanitation protocols, please read below.

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Charlottesville, VA

ACAC Adventure Central
Club Hours: Summer Camp 7:30am – 6:00pm  |  Preschool 7:30am – 5:30pm  |  Tennis 9:00am – 6:00pm  |  Waterpark 9:00am – 8:00pm
Available Services: Expanded Lap Swimming Hours, Outdoor Tennis, acac Summer Camp, Recreational swimming
Unavailable at this time: Big Room Area

ACAC Albemarle Square
Club Hours: Monday – Thursday, 5:30am – 8:00pm  | Friday, 6:00am – 7:00pm | Saturday – Sunday, 7:00am – 3:00pm
Kids Zone Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:00am – 1:00pm & 4:00 – 6:00pm | Friday, 8:00am – 1:00pm | Saturday – Sunday, 8:30am – 1:30pm
Available Services: Indoor Strength and Cardio, Indoor Aquatics (Lessons & Lap Swimming Only), Warm Water Pool (For exercise only), Kids Zone, Indoor Group Exercise Classes, Locker Room Showers, Spa
Unavailable at this time: Indoor Recreational Swimming, Café, Hot Tubs, Steam Rooms, Saunas, Bath Towel Service

ACAC Crozet
Club Hours: 24/access
Staffed Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:00am-6:00pm | Friday – Saturday, 8:00am-12:00pm
Available Services: Strength and Cardio, Locker Room Showers (During staffed hours only), Outdoor Classes at Crozet Park Aquatics & Fitness Center nearby
Unavailable at this time: Indoor Classes, Bath Towel Service

ACAC Downtown
Club Hours:  Monday – Thursday, 5:30am – 8:00pm  | Friday, 6:00am – 7:00pm | Saturday – Sunday, 7:00am – 3:00pm
Kids Zone Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:00am – 1:00pm & 4:00 – 6:00pm | Friday, 8:00am – 1:00pm | Saturday – Sunday, 8:30am – 1:30pm
Spa: Tuesday, 9:00am – 1:00pm | Thursday, 4:00 – 7:00pm | Saturday, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Available Services: Indoor Strength and Cardio, Indoor Aquatics, Warm Water Pool, Kids Zone, Indoor Group Exercise Classes, Spa, Locker Room Showers, Rooftop Seating & Pool
Unavailable at this time: Café, Hot Tubs, Steam Rooms, Saunas, Bath Towel Service

ACAC Pantops
Club Hours: 24/access
Staffed Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:00am-6:00pm | Friday – Saturday, 8:00am-12:00pm
Available Services: Strength and Cardio, Locker Room Showers (During staffed hours only)
Unavailable at this time: Indoor Classes, Bath Towel Service

Richmond, VA

ACAC Midlothian
Club Hours: Monday – Friday, 5:00am – 9:00pm | Saturday – Sunday, 8:00am – 8:00pm
Kids Zone Hours: Monday & Wednesday, 9:00am – 1:00pm & 4:30pm – 7:00pm | Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00am – 1:00pm & 4:30 – 8:00pm | Friday & Sunday, 9:00am – 1:00pm | Saturday, 8:00am – 1:00pm
Available Services: Tennis, Indoor Strength and Cardio, Summer Camp, Indoor Aquatics, Kids Zone, Group Exercise Classes, Locker Room Showers, Indoor/Outdoor Recreational Swimming, acac Café, Basketball for shooting
Unavailable at this time: Hot Tubs, Steam Rooms, Saunas, Bath Towel Service, Basketball Games

ACAC Short Pump
Club Hours:  Monday – Friday, 6:00am – 8:00pm  |  Saturday – Sunday, 8:00am – 4:00pm
Kids Zone Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 12:00pm & 3:30 – 6:30pm | Saturday – Sunday, 8:00am – 1:00pm
Labor Day Club Hours: 8:00am – 4:00pm Labor Day Kids Zone Hours: 8:00am – 12:00pm 
Available Services: Indoor Classes, Strength and Cardio, Indoor Aquatics (Lessons, Aquatic Group Exercise Classes & Lap Swimming Only), Squash (For single player use only), Rooftop Café, Kids Zone, Locker Room Showers, Indoor/Outdoor Recreational Swimming
Unavailable at this time: Hot Tubs, Steam Rooms, Saunas, Bath Towel Service

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VA Club Re-Opening Operational Guidelines

Indoor/Outdoor Group Exercise Classes | Downtown, Albemarle Square, Short Pump, Midlothian
Registration Info:

• Please check website or app for updated group exercise schedule.

• Members must register in advance for classes via the acac app or member portal. Reservations open 25 hours in advance.

      • mobile app registration – open acac mobile app, select ‘locations’, select ‘classes’, toggle
        by date to see available classes and to register.

      • website member portal registration – visit acac.com and click ‘member login & online
        registration’ and log in, select ‘register for a class’, select the class and click ‘sign up’,
        click ‘register’.

NEW POLICY:  Upon check-in, group exercise participants should communicate with acac Member Services team that he/she is attending a specific class. Failure to communicate this may result in a $10 no show fee. 

Lap Swimming | Albemarle Square, Downtown, Charlottesville Adventure Central, Short Pump, Midlothian
NOTE: Reservations not required for the outdoor pools in Midlothian, but are required for the indoor pools.
Registration Info:

• Members must reserve a lane for 30 or 60 minutes in advance via the acac app or the acac member portal. Reservations open 3 days in advance, no-show fees will apply.

      •  mobile app registration – open acac mobile app, select ‘reservations’, select ‘swimming’, select ‘location, date, & duration’,
          select specific day and time, click ‘reserve’.

      •  website member portal registration – visit acac.com and click ‘member login & online registration’, select ‘reserve a
          court/lane’, select ‘swimming’ tab, select location/pool, select date, drag and highlight time length, select ‘reserve a lane’,
          select ‘save reservation’.

Outdoor Recreational Swimming | Charlottesville Adventure Central, Short Pump Rooftop, Midlothian Waterpark
NOTE: Reservations are not required for Short Pump or Midlothian. Please review Midlothian Waterpark guidelines before attending. 
Registration Info: 

• Recreational Swimming Hours at the Adventure Central Waterpark:

      •  Monday – Friday | 12:00 – 1:30pm | 2:00 – 3:30pm | 4:00 – 5:30pm | 6:00 – 7:30pm
      •  Saturday – Sunday | 10:00 – 11:30am | 12:00 – 1:30pm | 2:00 – 3:30pm | 4:00 – 5:30pm | 6:00 – 7:30pm

• Advance online reservations are required for recreational swim through the acac app or member portal. Each individual attending must reserve their spot. To locate reservations on the acac app, go to Adv Central location, hit classes, and then register.

• Reservations available three days in advance starting at 7:00am. They are listed under the class section of the acac app / member portal

• There is a $10 no show fee for members who do not show for their reservation and do not cancel 3 hours prior. 

The Spa at acac | Downtown, Albemarle Square
Downtown Spa hours of operation: Tuesday, 9:00am – 1:00pm | Thursday, 4:00-7:00pm | Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pm
Available Services: full-body 30, 45, and 60 minute massages, cryotherapy for the body, reiki, reflexology, manicures, pedicures, body waxing, back facials, and skincare consultations.

Albemarle Square hours of operation: Tuesday, 3:00-7:00pm
Available Services: full body 30, 45, and 60 minute massages

Registration Info:

• At this time, our spa services are reserved for active acac members. Members are required to register in advance by calling 434.975.1740.

• At this time, the Spa at acac cannot accept cash or checks. Payments must be made by card or charged to your member account.
  Payment in full is expected for any missed or canceled appointments within 24 hours of the scheduled appointment time. 

• Reservations are limited to one (1) 60-minute session per day.

• Masks are required to be worn at all times within the spa.

Kids Zone | Downtown, Albemarle Square, Short Pump, Midlothian
Registration is not required in any market. 
Beginning Tuesday, September 8, Downtown and Albemarle Square Kid Zones will extend the time limit to 2 hours per day.

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VA Club Re-Opening FAQ

Q: How many members can be in the club at a time? How is acac going to manage capacity?
A: Each club will operate at 75% or less of its stated occupancy capacity. You can check your club’s capacity prior to leaving your home at acac.clubautomation.com/capacity-status.

Q: Is towel service available?
A: Hand towels are available for member use, but bath towel service may not be available at your club location.

Q: Do I need to register for classes?
A: Due to limited capacities, all group exercise classes will require pre-registration. Please register online or using the acac app.

Q: Do I need to wear a mask?
A: Wearing of masks or facial coverings is required by all member-facing acac team members. Members are required by the state of Virginia to wear masks indoors when not exercising and are encouraged to wear them at all times.

Q: How is acac going to clean the club?
A: acac has developed extensive cleaning protocols and acquired all necessary cleaning agents to thoroughly clean the club daily. All details of our new cleaning procedures and processes can be found at acac.com/clean.

Q: What screening precautions are in place?
A: All members are required to complete a temperature check and answer screening questions prior to checking into the club. Those who have elevated temperatures or have been exposed to COVID-19 may be asked to refrain from club usage for up to 14 days.

Q: How will acac maintain physical distancing?
A: All class capacities will be reduced to provide for 10 feet of distance between members. Cardio equipment and strength equipment will be distanced as needed or removed from service.

Q: Are there parts of the club that will not reopen?
A: Hot tubs, steam rooms, & saunas must remain closed during Phase 3.

Q: How can acac support those who have underlying health conditions?
A: Virtual and outdoor class offerings are included with membership and are a great way to exercise for those concerned about indoor activities.

Q: How can I reactivate my membership?
A: Simply email accountsupport@acac.com or come by the club to activate your membership.

Q: What are acac’s plans for summer camp operations?
A: Summer camps are operating as scheduled, under guidelines provided by the State of Virginia. Registration for camp is ongoing:
Charlottesville: https://acac.com/charlottesville/youth/summer-camp
Midlothian: https://acac.com/midlothian/youth/summer-camp

Q: How can I start using remaining sessions on my account?
A: Any sessions remaining on your account will be there when you return and you can begin using them when you are ready.

Q: Are there any changes to the guest policy?
A: Members may bring guests for the daily fee of $12. Members may bring as many guests as there are members on the membership or one non-member family. For example, a family of 3 may bring up to 3 guests at a time. Current Members with a freeze/hold on their membership will pay a daily fee of $20. All guests must complete the health screening and a waiver before entry. Guests who are not accompanied by a member are not permitted at this time. Guest passes can be used for any area of the club including the Waterpark.

Q: How will acac deliver group exercise classes?
A: Group Classes will be delivered inside and virtually. Simply pick the right type of class for you when you are ready to get started. Updated group exercise schedules for indoor and outdoor offerings can be found at acac.com/group-exercise. For virtual class registration, please visit: https://acacondemand.com/

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ACAC APP / ACCOUNT HELP

• How to access the acac member portal

• How to download the acac app

• Other questions? Need account help? Email us at acacmembership@acac.com