Your members both start and end their experience at your club in one place — the locker room. So you'd better make sure you're making a good impression by ensuring this area is a welcoming environment. Whether you're looking for locks and locker systems, to scales, towels and amenities, it's important to keep the comfort and safety of the member in mind. With the prevalence of locker room theft occurring in many clubs, locker room security is at an all time importance. And, with the downturn in the economy and increased stress levels in society, members crave a little luxury and “me time.” Let your locker room take care of all their needs, and improve retention and member satisfaction as a result. The following companies offer some of the premier locker room products available.
AMERICAN LOCKER SECURITY SYSTEMS INC.
American Locker Security Systems, Inc. is a premier provider for security lockers. The SPL (Superior Plastic Locker) is engineered for strength and security. Featuring designer colors, coin-operation, and numerous sizes to fit any facility. The Mini-Check, a 12-compartment module, is designed to secure smaller items like wallets, cell phones, or jewelry.
American Locker Security Systems Inc., 608 Allen St., Jamestown, NY 14701; (800) 828-9118; (716) 664-9600; fax: (716) 664-2949; [email protected]
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With its new, revolutionary construction, Bradley's redesigned Lenox lockers save time on installation and keep ongoing maintenance requirements to a minimum. Designed by the originator of plastic lockers, Lenox lockers stand up to the harshest environments and damage, which also reduces maintenance repairs and costs. New construction also includes newly designed hinges, latching mechanisms, handles and slope tops.
Bradley Corp., W142 N9101 Fountain Blvd., Menomonee Falls, WI 53051; (800) BRADLEY; fax: (262) 251-5817; www.bradleycorp.com
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With ChemSpa, health clubs and spas can buy personal care amenities directly from the manufacturer. Products include shower gels, body washes, shampoos, liquid soaps, moisture lotions, conditioners, deodorants, antiperspirants, shave cremes, hair sprays, and aftershave lotions. Free samples are also available.
ChemSpa Industries, 22 Deforest Ave., East Hanover, NJ 07936; (800) CHEM-SPA; [email protected]
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INTERNATIONAL TANNING EQUIPMENT
In 1979 International Tanning Equipment designed the world's first tanning system that lets you stand and move around while tanning. The HEX system lets your body absorb sunlight in a very natural way — just as if you were walking along the water's edge at your favorite beach. The HEX II model starts you on the way to a great tan in just eight to 10 minutes. Any HEX can be ordered with or without an attached dressing room. The Hex II model features 46 Reflector lamps, remote timer, and is UL Listed, a requirement in many states. In addition, Hex II is CSA and CE compliant.
Hollman Inc. has been marketing, manufacturing, and installing its own wood, plastic laminate and veneer lockers since 1976. As one of the largest manufacturers in the US, Hollman employs the latest technology to create quality products with on time delivery and short lead times. Hollman lockers adhere to the following specifications: 130-degree concealed European hinging with over 300 lbs. of pressure per hinge; 3/4-inch U.S. melamine interior and 3/4-inch door; thermally fused locker edges; minimum five part stain; Auto Cad engineering; and PVC edgebanding, which ensures no wear points on locker frame. Computer cut material makes all lockers identical, and European hinges allow doors to be removed for furniture re-finishing.
M.S. PLASTICS & PACKAGING CO. INC.
M.S. Plastics and Supply now carries a full line of towels for locker room use. Towels are made of fine terry cloth cotton and come in several sizes (15-inch by 27-inch, 20-inch by 40-inch, 22-inch by 44-inch, and 24-inch by 48-inch). Stock towels are white, with colored and printed towels are also available.
M.S. Plastics & Packaging Co. Inc., 10 Park Place, Butler NJ 07406; (973) 492-2400
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Penco Products has a new finish for metal lockers that resists graffiti and other elements that can spoil the appearance of lockers in a locker room or corridor. The new powder coat finish is electrostatically applied to a thickness of 1 mil. or more over the steel surface. Penco's graffiti-proof finish is also resistant to corrosive chemicals, abrasive cleaners, salt spray and germicidal cleaners. The new finish is presently available in a limited number of standard Penco colors. Graffiti is easily removed from the surface without the use of high pressure wash equipment. It can be removed without ghosting or shadowing with the application of the liquid cleaner Erasol, a non caustic, biodegradable liquid. Erasol is non-chalking and non-yellowing.
Penco Products Inc., P.O. Box 378, Oaks, PA 19456; (800) 562-1000; fax: (610) 666-7561; www.pencoproducts.com.
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Safe-O-Mat Locks offers a locking system for all lockers — steel, plastic, plastic laminate and wood. New to the proven line of locks is a keyless, touchless, computer-chip controlled locking systems for locker room lockers. The computer chip, along with associated software, makes the “key” part of a cashless system for fitness centers.
Safe-O-Mat, 14551 Judicial Rd., Ste. 125, Burnsville, MN 55306; (952) 435-2535; fax: (800) 733-7139
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Salons seeking the competitive advantage offered by a high-performance tanning system, choose the Performance Series for its unmatched, super-class tanning power and low, low operating cost. This series has become an industry favorite among thousands of active, savvy tanners who demand the most from each tanning experience. In head-to-head competition the 240 G was universally more popular and delivered faster tanning results than some systems that cost twice as much. Accordingly, salon owners have the luxury of featuring the Performance Series as their top-of-the-line, premium performance system or as a mid-level, high-performance unit. For 2002, the Performance 240G is available with a 20 minute maximum exposure schedule. The new 240 GS features a 15 minute maximum exposure schedule. Available in Vader-black or Classic-white, each with Electric-blue accents, the Performance Series is a proven performer with a documented and verifiable track record of success and profitability.
No more screwdriver calibrations. Tanita's BWB-800P Digital Scale is an economical column mounted electronic scale with a lightweight, yet durable construction and an easy-to-read 1-inch LCD display. It also has an instant lb/kg switch, auto zero, weight lock and a high-capacity 440 lb. platform for accuracy, stability and durability.