WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH YOUR GYM MEMBERSHIP IF THE STATE SHUTS DOWN FACILITIES IN COVID-19 EMERGENCY ORDER?

https://www.newsweek.com/gym-memberships-covid-shutdown-closure-1492859

Abrupt announcements about the immediate closure of gyms and other health clubs are leaving many customers wondering how to proceed with their gym memberships, notorious for restrictive clauses and burdensome notice requirements.

The emergency orders from governors in at least 12 states and the District of Columbia—which often included the complete shuttering of dine-in restaurants and movie theaters—have led to gym closures across the country.

The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut announced on Monday that gyms and health clubs in the tri-state area would be closed indefinitely due to the rapid spread of COVID-19.

“Gyms oftentimes draft contracts that aren’t fair to consumers,” Jeremiah Frei-Pearson, a consumer protection attorney in New York, observed.

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