gyms

Discussion in 'Off-topic' started by tony218, Jul 17, 2007.

  1. tony218

    tony218 New Member

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    my wife and i have a family plan at a local
    gym, well the gym is closing and another gym is
    buying the contracts.
    the new gym does not allow anyone under 14 yrs. old
    to use the facilities. they also do not have vollyball court or
    racketball courts that the old gym had.
    the reason we chose this gym is the family thing and racket ball
    my question is: can they hold me to a contract if they do not
    provide the services that my original contract had?
     
  2. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    Depends on what your contract said.
     

  3. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    Also, look for a clause that allows you out for a fee, which is probably less than continuing the entire contract.
     
  4. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    I guess I should elaborate. What does the contract say about what services would be provided? What does it say about whether it may be assigned to a purchasing gym? And so on.
     
  5. tony218

    tony218 New Member

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    but if they can't fulfil their end, why should i be bound to pay
    it.
    our original contract is for a FAMILY plan. my daughters name is
    on the contract, but the new gym said no one under 14 can workout.
    to me that's enough to not to bound to the contract.
     
  6. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    Well, that is what I am trying to find out, i.e., whether they are fulfilling their end. Their end is controlled by what you agreed, which is contained in the contract. You probably even agreed that you and they agreed to nothing unless it was in the contract, even if it was promised. So, what does it say?
     
  7. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    And, more importantly, what does it say about cancelling?
     
  8. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    http://clarkhoward.com/shownotes/2005/08/24/#ballys
     
  9. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    http://clarkhoward.com/shownotes/category/6/84/172/
     
  10. jrm

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    MP is correct. There are several moving parts and they have to be considered together. All of them are going to relate to what the contract says. What is the club's obligation (as articulated in the contract)? What does the contract say about assignment? What does the contract say about termination? These are just a few things that have to be examined.
     
  11. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    And I did stay at a Holiday Inn last night. :wink:
     
  12. tony218

    tony218 New Member

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    i'll dig the contract out and read the fine print.
    i would never have joined this thing but the wife
    got a free thing from someone at work about four
    years ago and she joined. i must say in her defence
    we all have used this membership weekly.
    if the new place would let my daughter go to the gym
    this wouldn't even been a question.
     
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    tony218 New Member

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    but it wasn't a holiday inn express so it don't count.
     
  14. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    4 years ago? It should have long since expired.
     
  15. tony218

    tony218 New Member

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    SHE RENEWED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  16. jrm

    jrm Sledgehammer

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    Another thing to look at -- separate renewal agreements, or how did renewal take place?
     
  17. tony218

    tony218 New Member

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    the new gym did not have everything up and running but when
    they do get it all together they are supposed to review my wifes
    contract and see what they can do.
    i'll look at my wifes contract and see what it has to say.
    i'll keep ya'll informed.
     
  18. ptsmith24

    ptsmith24 New Member

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    No one under 14 even with adult supervision? I'd talk to them personally and explain your situation.
     
  19. GeorgiaGlocker

    GeorgiaGlocker Romans 1:16

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    But did they leave the lights on?
     
  20. ptsmith24

    ptsmith24 New Member

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    Holiday 6, Motel Inn??? :screwy: