(815 ILCS 645/2)
(from Ch. 29, par. 52)
(a) "Physical fitness center" or "center" means
any person or business entity offering physical fitness services to the public.
(b) "Physical fitness services" or "services" includes instruction,
training or assistance in physical culture, bodybuilding, exercising,
weight reducing, figure development, judo, karate, self-defense training,
or any similar activity; use of the facilities of a physical fitness center
for any of the above activities; or membership in any group formed by a
physical fitness center for any of the above purposes.
(c) "Basic physical fitness services" means access or membership to the physical fitness center and the use of the equipment and facilities as well as any classes, programs or physical fitness services offered by the physical fitness center as provided under subsection (b) of this Section, which are allowed for or provided as part of the membership fee or package, and excluding optional physical fitness services and any non-physical fitness services which may be offered by the physical fitness center.
(d) "Optional physical fitness services" means additional goods or physical fitness services offered by the physical fitness center which are not part of the membership package or contract but are available for additional cost and includes, but are not limited to, personal training services, physical fitness, wellness or exercise classes, nutritional counseling, weight reduction, court time, privileges to use other physical fitness centers, and use of specialized physical fitness equipment or facilities such as rock climbing walls or aquatic facilities.
(e) "Personal training services" means services performed for a fee by a personal trainer or fitness instructor for individuals or groups relating to developing, monitoring or supervising physical training, exercise or fitness programs, education and instruction regarding the use of exercise equipment or techniques, or rendering advice relating to any of the aforementioned subjects or related issues such as diet.
(f) "Non-physical fitness services" means services or amenities offered by the physical fitness center which are not directly related to physical fitness activities and which are not included in the price of membership to the physical fitness center and includes, but are not limited to, locker fees, spa treatments, massage, tanning, personal grooming services, laundry fees, room rental, parking, food and beverage, vitamins, nutritional supplements, shoes, clothing, clothing apparel, and sports or exercise equipment.
(Source: P.A. 94-663, eff. 1-1-06; 94-687, eff. 11-3-05.)