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FITNESS INSTRUCTION PROGRAMS OR STUDIOS — all employees — including receptionists


This classification applies to fitness instruction programs or fitness studios that provide scheduled fitness or training classes, including but not limited to martial arts, gymnastics, dance and yoga. This classification is limited to fitness instruction where facility space and exercise equipment is not available for use by clients on an at-will basis during the majority of operating hours. This classification also applies to fitness-based classes or training sessions, including but not limited to personal training and specialized coaching by employers not engaged in any facility operations, such as independent golf and tennis instructors.


Health clubs or gyms operating facilities that provide space and exercise equipment, including but not limited to cardiovascular equipment, weight machines and free weights available for at-will use by clients for the majority of operating hours, including scheduled classes and fitness training programs provided in connection therewith, shall be classified as 9053(2), Health Clubs or Gyms.

The operation of athletic teams or athletic facilities shall be classified as 9182, Athletic Teams or Athletic Facilities — all employees other than players, umpires, referees and game officials.

Swimming pools or swimming clubs shall be classified as 9053(3), Swimming Pools or Swimming Clubs.

Tennis or racquetball clubs shall be classified as 9053(5), Clubs — racquet sports.

Country clubs and golf courses shall be classified as 9060, Clubs — country or golf.

Non-profit community health and wellness clubs shall be classified as 9067(1), Clubs — community health and wellness.

Water-based athletic or fitness instructional programs at locations other than swimming pools, including but not limited to surfing, scuba, kayaking, paddle boarding and kite surfing lessons and tours on lakes, bays, rivers or oceans shall be classified as 9180(1), Amusement or Recreational Facilities — N.O.C. —operation and maintenance of amusement devices.

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