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FITORAMA Gym Basel - Closing Creche with 3 Weeks Notice!!

Hi everyone,

I'm not really a big complainer but this has got me really riled up

Fitorama Gym on Hardstrasse has decided to close it's creche facilities giving only 3 weeks notice. AND members like me, who can't actually go to the gym without someone to watch my 18 month old, aren't even entitled to terminate our membership or get any sort of part refund

So now loads of mums (and dads) like me are stuck with not being able to actually use the gym, and not being able to take a refund and go join somewhere else which does offer childcare.

There's a facebook group that's been set up to protest this, so please join if you think it's out of order. It's not the fact that they need to close the creche, as much as I like to be able to go to the gym and have my toddler looked after, but to give 3 weeks notice! Completely not fair
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Old 14.06.2015, 18:45
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Re: FITORAMA Gym Basel - Closing Creche with 3 Weeks Notice!!

There is no reason to visit a gymnasium when you already have several kilograms of child at home. Place the child in a large sack, lift several times, chug an isotonic drink, then sit back and enjoy Game of Thrones.

Problem solved.

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Old 14.06.2015, 18:57
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Re: FITORAMA Gym Basel - Closing Creche with 3 Weeks Notice!!

It may be worth a try to write a very carefully worded letter, explaining that attending the gym for you is dependent on them providing the creche, and ask to be released from your contract from xyz date...

The letter should be in the local language, and sent via registered post with a due date for them to reply to you.
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Old 14.06.2015, 19:03
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It may be worth a try to write a very carefully worded letter, explaining that attending the gym for you is dependent on them providing the creche, and ask to be released from your contract from xyz date...

The letter should be in the local language, and sent via registered post with a due date for them to reply to you.
How sweet of you to reply. DB is just being naughty, dragging up old posts to see if anyone notices the date of the OP before they add an answer.
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Re: FITORAMA Gym Basel - Closing Creche with 3 Weeks Notice!!

Often there is another explanation. A spam post or a 'get to ten post' for a Market Place Ad which revived the Thread has been removed by a Moderator leaving other 'normal' posts, which in the meantime follow the 'imposter', in place.
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Old 14.06.2015, 22:42
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Often there is another explanation. A spam post or a 'get to ten post' for a Market Place Ad which revived the Thread has been removed by a Moderator leaving other 'normal' posts, which in the meantime follow the 'imposter', in place.
True enough in many cases, but in this case DB is the culprit.
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Re: FITORAMA Gym Basel - Closing Creche with 3 Weeks Notice!!

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Fitorama Gym on Hardstrasse
Hardstrasse, Crissier, VD?

just wondering...
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Re: FITORAMA Gym Basel - Closing Creche with 3 Weeks Notice!!

If all the parents keep going, and just bring the kids inside, perhaps bribing them to make a fuss all at once, I bet you can get it changed back real quick!
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Old 22.06.2015, 22:46
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If all the parents keep going, and just bring the kids inside, perhaps bribing them to make a fuss all at once, I bet you can get it changed back real quick!
I bet it won't get changed "real quick" - it's already been 4 years since the original post
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Old 22.06.2015, 23:36
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I bet it won't get changed "real quick" - it's already been 4 years since the original post
ooops...
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Re: FITORAMA Gym Basel - Closing Creche with 3 Weeks Notice!!

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There is no reason to visit a gymnasium when you already have several kilograms of child at home. Place the child in a large sack, lift several times, chug an isotonic drink, then sit back and enjoy Game of Thrones.

Problem solved.

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And you got two, just in case one gets tired !
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