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Fitness Center Cleaning Checklist

Gym equipment requires regular maintenance to keep it working properly. Use this checklist for regular safety checks and good record keeping help you protect your clients from injury when they’re using your equipment, and also protect you from liability in the event of an incident where someone is injured at your facility.
MaintainX
07/26/2022

Fitness Center Cleaning Checklist

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Gym equipment requires regular maintenance to keep it working properly. Use this checklist for regular safety checks and good record keeping help you protect your clients from injury when they’re using your equipment, and also protect you from liability in the event of an incident where someone is injured at your facility.
  • Pro-Tip: If you noticed any smudges on the wood floor, there’s an easy fix that doesn’t require costly cleaners: use a tennis ball and rub the smudge; the thick felt on the tennis ball will erase the smudges, leaving your wood fitness center floor looking like new.

  • Cleaning Rubber Fitness Center Floors: For rubber fitness center floors commonly associated with workout spaces that include heavy equipment, the cleaning process is a bit different.

  • Pro-Tip: For particularly stubborn stains or spills, apply the eco-friendly cleaner and water mixture from Step 4 directly to the stain or spill with a separate brush, scrubbing with light pressure so as to remove the stain but not damage the floor.

  • Cleaning Wrestling Mats

  • Wrestling mats and other fitness center mats require special cleaning, as they are one of the most highly trafficked areas in a fitness center by bare feet, and are hotbeds for fungi and bacteria such as:

  • Cleaning the Locker Room: It’s important that fitness center locker rooms be cleaned at least once a day in order to ensure the health of fitness center goers and to prevent spread of infectious fungi or diseases from the locker to fitness center equipment and other areas of the facility.

  • Ensure your cleaning team is following these steps to clean locker rooms properly:

  • Cleaning Exercise Equipment

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