Gym Tsv


Please be advised that the Queensland Government, Queensland Health and James Cook University are implementing changes from 5pm today that will effect our members at both the JCUSA Fitness Centre & JCU Fit 101:

  • ALL MEMBERS must arrive with a mask on to enter the facilities. You will be refused entry into the facility if you don't have a mask.
  • Masks can be taken off if you are using the cardio equipment or are undertaking high strenuous exercise in the Group Fitness Classes (Townsville Only).
  • Masks can be pulled down while they are drinking water.
  • No spectators will be allowed in the squash courts (players only) however they can remove their masks while playing (must have one on when booking the court).

All staff (including Group Fitness Instructors) will be wearing masks as well.

Also please be reminded as per our terms and conditions, anyone who has attended the Greater Brisbane Area in the past 14 days will be refused entry as it has been declared a hotspot by the Queensland Government.

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to email [email protected] or call 07 4781 5930 for Townsville or 07 4232 1162 for Cairns.

We appreciate your cooperation in keeping yourselves, fellow members and our staff safe!


JCUSA Fitness is now open! 

There will be some major changes and new rules. To meet the requirements of the Fitness Facilities Industry COVID Safe Plan – Queensland you now need to follow the conditions of entry below.

Please also note that water fountains will be closed during this time. Please bring your own filled water bottle or alternatively JCUSA Fitness will be selling bottled water at reception. 

Read our FAQs here

More info on the Townsville Gym:

Conditions of Entry 

You must not congregate at the entry point at the start or end of your visit.
Prior to commencing your session you will be required to undertake a COVID-19 Induction (form below).
You are to prepare for sessions/work outs/classes prior to arrival at the location, e.g. warm ups, strapping etc.
No entry to this facility without a clean, freshly laundered towel (minimum size of 69cm x 137cm). No sharing of towels is permitted, everyone must have their own towel for hygiene reasons.
You may be asked to leave the premises once you have completed your session, work out or class.
Cash less payment is preferred.

Do not enter this facility if you have been unwell in the last 2 weeks with fever, cough, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath;
Entry will be refused to any person who presents and is known in the last 14 days to have (or had) symptoms, contact with a known/suspected case, or be at high risk;
JCUSA and its nominees have the right to refuse entry and anyone with these symptoms in the last 14 days to have (or had) symptoms, contact with a known/suspected case, or be at high risk must leave the premises. This also includes any members who are observed to be reasonably displaying symptoms (e.g. persistent coughing) of COVID-19;
Practice good hand and respiratory hygiene;
You must sanitise your hands priority to entry;
You must bring your own drink bottle/s clearly labelled
No sharing of drink bottles is permitted; and
Members who are vulnerable to a serious COVID-19 infection make the decision to attend the gym at their own risk.

Social distancing:
Physical distancing of 1.5 metres must be maintained;
No more than 1 person per 4m²;
No physical greetings such as handshakes, high fives, hugs and kisses; and
No spitting.

Wipe down equipment prior to and post use with the supplied product/s; and
Use a clean towel for each session or class and consider bringing extra towels to lay on equipment benches and seats, as long as they will not cause any safety risks.

Contact Tracing:
You must scan in and not stay for longer than 2 hours;
Digital and/or paper based record will be kept for the purpose of contact tracing; including name, phone number or email address and date regardless if the member has downloaded the COVIDSafe app; and
If requested, government authorities will be provided with access to any digital or manual records of attendance for the purpose of contact-tracing for a confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Symptoms can include:
Most common symptoms: fever, dry cough and tiredness;
Less common symptoms: aches and pains, sore throat, diarrhoea, conjunctivitis, headache, loss of taste or smell, a rash on skin, or discolouration of fingers or toes; and
Serious symptoms: difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, chest pain or pressure loss of speech or movement.

JCUSA has the right to refuse service and entry and insists that anyone with COVID-19 or COVID-19 symptoms leaves the premises immediately.

Noncompliance and failure to comply with staff instructions that pertain to the new COVID related safety requirements can result in membership being terminated.

Have you signed up for the COVID Safe App?


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