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Kroc Updates & Covid-19 Safety Information

Your Safety is Our Priority.

The Kroc Center will be following all local & state guidelines as it comes to the COVID-19 virus. Below are some of the steps we are taking within our facility to help keep our members, guests, and staff safe. Some areas of our facility, member/guest offerings, and programming may be affected during this time.

COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

Wellness Screening: Before each entry, all visitors are required to stop at the Aloha Desk attendant and go through the wellness screening. Seniors and members of vulnerable populations, including those with underlying health conditions, are encouraged to take extra caution.

Face Masks: Please wear a mask over your nose and mouth while indoors during your visit to The Kroc Center. Masks are not required for children under age 5, or for those who have medical conditions.

Designed for Social Distance: All areas inside The Kroc have been redesigned, where possible, to assist with social distancing between members and staff.

Stay Home if You’re Sick: Members, visitors, and staff should stay home if they don’t feel well. If you answer yes to any of the following, you should stay home:
• Do you have a fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills or sneezing?
• Have you had any contact with a person known to be infected with COVID-19 in the past 14 days?

Equipment: Bring your own water bottle, towel, and exercise mat.

Cleaning Equipment: Continue to wipe down equipment with the provided cleaner and paper towels located at the disinfecting stations before and after your workout.

Shared Amenities Temporarily Unavailable: Water fountains and exercise mats are not available for use at this time.

Classes: Select programs and classes are available: Purchase Classes.

The City & County of Honolulu has moved into Tier 3 of the CIty's Reopening Strategy. In response, the Kroc Center will implement the following changes:

Member Capacity (effective immediately: 

  • The Fitness Center has increased capacity to up to 50% occupancy where 6' social distancing can be maintained. Face masks properly covering the nose and mouth remain a requirement for all indoor fitness activities.
  • Indoor group fitness classes now allows up to  (9) members and (1) instructor. Face masks and 6' distancing are required.

Member Time Blocks (effective March 1): 90-minute time blocks for Aquatic Center, Fitness Center & FitGO Zone will be eliminated and we will transition to longer open swim or open workout time slots with deep cleaning scheduled periodically during the day. Specific time slots by department can be view on our March Schedule.

Family Locker Rooms (effective March 8): Family locker rooms (FLR) will be available for member use. Members can request access from Aquatics, Health & Wellness or Member Services staff. FLR will remain locked while not in use.

Kroc Dance Academy & Ha'a Hula In-Person Classes (effective March 8): Class capacity will increase to (9) participants per (1) instructor. Hybrid model classes continue to be available for those preferring to participate from home,

 

Effective immediately, per the May 25, 2021 update to the State's mask mandate, members, guests, program participants and staff are no longer required to wear a face mask while outdoors on Kroc Center Hawaii property. Face masks covering the nose and mouth are still required in all indoor areas of the Kroc Center. 

With the City & County of Honolulu's recent transition into Tier 4 of its reopening plan, Kroc Center Hawaii will be implementing the following operational changes.

Effective Monday, June 14, 2021:
Guest Pass Sales:
Guest pass sales will resume to non-members at the following rates: $18/adults, $15/seniors, $14/youth. Kroc members may purchase up to (5) guest passes at the member-sponsored rate of 50% off the regular price (member must be present). Guest pass purchases must be made in-person at the Member Services Desk on a first come, first serve basis. Guest passes allow for all day access to the center.

Aquatics: 
The Aquatic Center will no longer close for deep cleaning throughout the day. However, we will continue to observe two pool breaks per day as noted in the monthly facility & class schedule. The Adventure Cove will close during these pool breaks and all features will close. Swimmers can continue to swim laps in the Competition Pool lanes. Members and guests may remain on deck during the pool breaks.

Staff will periodically clean throughout the day. Sanitizer and cleaning wipes will be available for members and guests who wish to wipe furniture before use.

Heath & Wellness Center and FitGO Zone: 
Health & Wellness and FitGO Zone will also cease deep cleaning sessions. Cleaning and sanitizing will be done throughout the day. Members and guests will be able to workout for the duration of our operating hours, excluding Kupuna hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12–1pm. Non-senior members are encouraged to use FItGO zone during Kupuna hours. Beginning July 1, Kupuna hours will be discontinued.

Group Fitness Classes:
Outdoor fitness class capacity will increase based on location and available equipment. Indoor fitness class capacity remains at (9) members and (1) instructor. Reservations continue to be required to participate in group fitness classes, and can be made online up to 25 hours in advance.

Kroc Cafe: 
Kroc Cafe will be open to members and guests during the following days and times:

  • Monday–Saturday: 10am–4pm
  • Sunday: 9am–4pm

Cafe windows on the pool deck will also be open.

Effective Monday, June 21, 2021:
FitGO Zone and Indoor Sports Court:
Open volleyball and basketball will resume over half court in the Gymnasium. Reservations are not required. Member use will be on a first come, first serve basis. Pickup games will resume in July. Open court schedule for the month of June (ONLY) is as follows: 

  • Open Court Basketball: Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 12–7pm
  • Open Court Volleyball: Tuesday/Thursday, 12–7pm

Be sure to check our July facility & class schedule at the end of the month for updated hours and programming.

FitGO Zone will remain open for members Monday–Friday, 12–7pm 

With the new City & County Emergency Order 2021-10 placing restrictions on "large, organized gatherings" in effect through September 22, and in light of COVID-19 cases increasing on 'Oahu, the Kroc Center has the following operations in place. 

Aquatics Deck: 

  • Max capacity: 325 persons.
  • Groups of up to 25 people allowed.
  • Face coverings are not required outdoors.

Health & Wellness - Indoor Fitness Center: 

  • Max capacity: 65 persons.
  • Face coverings are required.

Health & Wellness - Group Exercise Classes: 

  • Max capacity varies based on venue as noted below:
    • Studio 1 & Studio 2: 10 persons (9 members + 1 instructor).
    • Gym Lanai: 25 persons (24 members +1 instructor).
    • Fitness Lanai & Aqua Adventure Cove: 13 persons (12 members + 1 instructor).
    • Aqua Competition Pool: 21 persons (20 members + 1 instructor).
  • Reservations are required and can be made online up to 25 hours in advance.
  • Face coverings are required for group exercise classes held indoors.

Athletics - Indoor Sports Court: 

  • Max capacity: 30 persons.
  • Face coverings are required.

Note: All member-related areas are on a first come, first serve basis.

Kroc Church - Sunday Services (8am & 10am): 

  • Max capacity: 150 persons (note: group sizes may impact total capacity due to required distancing between groups).
  • Face coverings are required.
  • For in-person attendance, please make a reservation. Sunday services are also offered online.

Kroc Church - Other Church Activities: 
All other Church activities are considered "social gatherings" under the City & County's Emergency Order, and are subject to capacity maximums of 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors. These include Bible Studies, Membership Classes, Sunday's Children's Church*, Sunday Nursery, Fellowship groups, Youth groups, AA meetings, etc. Kroc Church staff will contact these specific groups directly with an update.

*Children's Church is on a first come, first serve basis.

Safety Reminders to Help Slow Down the Spread of COVID-19: 

  • Wear a face covering over your nose and mouth at all times while indoors. This includes walking through the membership lobby.
  • Practice safe social distancing of at least six (6) feet.
  • Wipe down your equipment before and after your use.
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap for at least 20 seconds.
  • If you show any sign of illness, please stay home. We look forward to seeing you when you feel better.

Your health and well-being is of the utmost importance, and Kroc Center Hawaii is committed to providing the safest environment possible for members, congregants, staff and guests to thrive in. Mahalo for your continued patronage and support. Stay safe & God Bless!

Kroc Notice: COVID-19 Update
Safe Access Oahu Mandate

To remain in compliance with the recently issued EMERGENCY ORDER NO. 2021-11, also known as the “Safe Access Oahu Order,” The Salvation Army Kroc Center Hawaii requests the following requirements from all patrons 12 years of age and older effective Monday, September 13:

  • Provide proof of full vaccination along with valid identification or
  • Provide a negative COVID-19 test result taken 48 hours before each entry along with valid identification

While we understand that this may be challenging, our priority is to ensure the health and safety of all members, guests, volunteers, and team members, while continuing to serve you, your families, and our community.

What to Expect at the Kroc
Upon arrival at the Kroc Center, members, program participants, and guests who visit affected areas, known as Safe Access Zones, will be asked to present acceptable proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test results at the Documentation Verification Station behind the Aloha Desk.

Safe Access Zones include:

  • Indoor Fitness Center
  • Indoor Group Exercise Classes
  • Indoor Sports Court, including pickup basketball & volleyball
  • Kroc Dance Academy Classes
  • Ha’a Hula Classes
  • Event Rentals


Documentation Verification Station Hours

  • Monday – Friday: 4:30am – 7:00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 6:00am – 4:00pm
  • Outside of these hours, documentation verification will occur at the Member Services Desk.


What is acceptable proof of vaccination?
Proof of full vaccination* means demonstrating that a person has completed a vaccination regimen approved by the Hawaii Department of Health in compliance with all requirements of the State’s Safe Travels program through providing:

  • a hard copy of a state-approved vaccination card.
  • a photograph/digital copy of a state-approved vaccination card; or
  • a Hawai‘i state-approved digital/smart device application confirming full vaccination status (including via the Safe Travels program/application)

*“Full vaccination” means two weeks have passed after the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (i.e., Moderna, Pfizer), or two weeks have passed after a single-dose COVID-19 vaccination (Johnson & Johnson). For example, to utilize our Safe Access Zones on Monday, September 13, your vaccination should have been completed on or before Sunday, August 29.

What is acceptable proof of negative COVID-19 test results?
A negative test result must be a U.S. Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorization, or approved molecular test, or antigen test taken within 48 hours of entry.

What is acceptable identification?
Examples of acceptable forms of identification include but are not limited to:

  • Driver’s license
  • Non-driver government ID card
  • Passport
  • School or work ID card

The identification must match the proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result and contain NAME and PHOTO -or- NAME and DATE OF BIRTH. Identification must be current.
 

Exemptions to the Safe Access Oahu Order include:

  • Individuals under 12 years of age
  • Individuals entering and remaining in Safe Access Zones for 15 minutes or less per 24-hour period day
  • Individuals visiting outdoor spaces
  • In compliance with the City & County of Honolulu's Safe Access Oahu order, medical and religious exemptions will not be accepted at this time.

Kroc Center Hawaii Programs

Parents waiting on child(ren) who are participants of our programs will be required to provide proof of vaccination or negative covid test results only if they remain within the indoor class for more than 15 minutes. Parents who choose to wait in outdoor spaces such as the courtyard are exempt from the Safe Access Oahu program requirements.

Additional details specific to each program will be communicated directly by the Program Manager via email.


Membership Options

In light of developments regarding the Safe Access Program mandated by the City, if you wish to make any changes to your membership, please email us or visit the Front Desk by Saturday, September 18. We are unable to process requests over the phone.

 

Safety Reminders: Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

  • Please wear a face covering over your nose and mouth at all times while indoors.
  • Practice safe social distancing of at least six (6) feet.
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • If you are experiencing any symptoms of illness, please stay home. We look forward to seeing you in person when you are feeling better.
 

Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation with the City's mandated Safe Access Oahu program at the Kroc Center. We are grateful for the opportunity to be the place where families, individuals, and relationships thrive in our community.

Stay safe and God bless!

 

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