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FAQ's

How does the bring a friend for free work?

Gold & Ultimate members can bring a friend for free during staffed hours. The free friend can’t do classes or come after hours but they are welcome to try the classes to see if they like it, just ask staff first.

Is First Place Fitness 24hr?

Yes, both the gym and changing rooms are a 24hr facility. With 4 showers in each bathroom, we are proud to be the first 24hr gym in Hamilton and the largest in New Zealand!

How do I use over 100 gyms for free with First Place Fitness?

Simply join First Place Fitness then pick up your fit pass when you come in, staff will show you the list of all the gyms you can use from bottom of the south island to the top of the north.

Do you have free carparking?

Yes over 140 free carparks

Is First Place Fitness a franchise like other 24hr gyms or independent?

First Place Fitness is independent and locally owned by a Hamilton family, husband and wife and 2 kids. The atmosphere at First Place is described as their second home.

What hours are you staffed?

We are staffed 5.30am to 8pm Monday to Thursday, 5.30am till 7pm on a Friday and 9-2pm Saturday.

What equipment is available at First Place Fitness?

First Place Fitness has 5 separate rooms for privacy, train in the room that’s most comfortable for you. All rooms are available 24hrs.

Room 1 –This room is full of cardio gear including 2 of the latest stair climbers, it also has an electronic circuit for beginners where the machine programs your workout for you (the only of its kind in New Zealand)

Room 2 – Heavy weights room with some old school original fitness gear, all bench press cater for different arm lengths. And there is no weight restriction on any gear in here.

Room 3 – General weights room with a large double life fitness multi station, machines and free weights area

Room 4 – Private sound proof room with your own virtual spin classes

Room 5 – This is our functional room where we do all the classes, this room has a large fully functional rig as well as 6 boxing/kickbags

 

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Does First Place Fitness offer group exercise?

First Place Fitness has the most amount of classes in any 24hr gym. All classes are freestyle and cater from beginner to advanced. Spin, Yoga, Boxing, Bodyblast, WODs, Bootcamps, Muai Thai kickboxing, Core, BATs (Butts abs and thighs), Kids Bootcamps and Olympic lifting

Do you offer classes for beginners?

All classes are beginner to advanced, just go at your own pace and an instructor will help you every step of the way.

Do you get a program when you first join?

At First Place Fitness, anyone who joins here we give them a free consult and individualized program with one of our fantastic personal trainers. So you will have a structured program to follow when you are here.

How do I book a consult in with weight loss Waikato?

Email weightlosswaikato@firstplacefitness.co.nz to book in for a free consultation or like the weightlosswaikato facebook page and private message them and look at all the testimonials and helpful tips.

What hours does your childcare run?

Our childcare runs 9-12 am Monday to Thursday and 9-11am on a Friday and evenings it runs Monday 4.30pm to 6.30pm and Thursday 4.30 – 6.30pm catering for the working and non working parent. Take some time out for yourself.

What are the ages for the kids bootcamp and kids boxing?

Bootcamp is 5-13yrs and Boxing 6-13yrs, cost is $5 per child for members and your first session is free, $15 for non members but the cost includes a workout for the parent too.

How young can a child join First Place Fitness?

Children as young as 13 years of age can become a member with a parents' or guardians' approval and signature. We do offer specialty classes for 5-12yr olds once per week; our goal is to remind kids at a young age the importance of moving as well as supporting the parents while on their fitness journey.

Do you have free WIFI?

Yes we sure do, log into our wifi 'fpf members' and follow the instructions.

How much do your saunas cost and how many do you have?

We have 2 saunas, one in the females and one in the males. These saunas are $12 per casual visit or you can add $3 per week onto any membership and get unlimited use.

What should I bring with me when I workout?

Bring your membership card . You should also have a small towel, sneakers or shoes, and comfortable clothing for your workout. You may also want to bring a water bottle with you or drinks can be purchased at reception.

I haven’t been exercising for a few months, how do I get back into it?

Let the front desk know that you haven't been at the centre for a while and they will call a personal trainer to the desk to help you get started again.