About Summit COVID Safety

Reopening Safely

The safety of our members and staff remains of the utmost importance to us. In alignment with direction from the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS), a number of new safety protocols and conditions have been implemented. As we navigate through the reopening, there will be some new things to expect during each phase. We appreciate your help and understanding as we work through this time together.

As part of our reopening, we have several safety measures that are in place for our patrons and staff: 

  • If you are feeling unwell or are experiencing possible cold or flu-like symptoms, we ask that you please stay home and do not visit our facility.
  • All visitors entering the recreation center are strongly recommended to wear a face mask at all times, regardless of vaccinations status. In addition, staff are also required to wear masks at all times while in the facility.
  • All visitors must check-in at the Summit front desk. Members are encouraged to use the Summit Mobile App to scan in and out at each visit.
  • All members are required to wipe down equipment regularly before and after each use.   Sanitation stations will be provided in several areas throughout the facility. 
  • Members are encouraged respect six feet of distance between other guests outside their party. 
  • Fitness Locker rooms will be available for changing or showering.
  • Patrons are asked to minimize the number of belongings that they bring into the facility; however, a limited number of lockers, including individual cell phone storage lockers will be available for use to hold wallets, keys, and phones. 
  • Signs and posters are posted throughout the center to frequently remind members to take steps to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

New Business Hours:

Summit on the Park's modified business are: 

  • Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. 
  • Saturday and Sunday  from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The Summit places the highest priority on the safety of our guests. As such, we will be following all state requirements, as well as additional safety protocols.  Here is how this will affect our members: 

  • MASKS: Guests are currently strongly recommended to wear a mask over their nose and mouth at all times, except while swimming. Staff are required to wear masks at all times while in the facility.
  • SOCIAL DISTANCING: Guests are encouraged to respect six feet of distance between other guests outside their party. All equipment has been spaced out to ensure this is possible.
  • CLEANING: After hours' cleaning includes scheduled disinfecting of shared surfaces including doors, counters, bathrooms, etc... In addition, members are asked to clean equipment that they have utilized before and after use.

Membership Status

All Summit on the Park memberships, which have been frozen since the facility’s closure due to the global pandemic have been reactivated as of Monday, July 19, 2021.  Please allow additional time for your first returning visit to update your membership.


  • Will the entire Summit be open?
    Members will have access to designated areas. All visitors must check-in at the Summit front desk.
    Members will have access to:
    - Fitness Center
    - Walking Track
    - Gymnasium use for basketball will be available during open gym times.
    - Racquetball Court will be available by reservation only. Reservations can be booked online seven days in advance.

  • Who will be able to utilize the Summit?
    Members and guests (by purchasing a daily visit pass) will be permitted access to the Summit and will be required to check-in for any activity/program.

  • Will I be able to bring my child to the Summit while I participate in a fitness class?
    Members will not be allowed to bring any additional guests. Anyone in attendance must be a registered participant in the class.

  • What will I not have access to at the Summit?
    Specific areas of the facility will be unavailable until further notice, include:
    - Summit Room Rentals & Classrooms
    - Banquet Center

  • What are your temporary new business hours?
    Facility hours have been reduced. The Summit will be open for the foreseeable future during the following hours: 
    - Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    - Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Will I be required to wear a face mask?
    All patrons are strongly recommended to wear a face mask AT ALL TIMES (including while exercising),  In addition, all patrons must follow the safety guidelines posted by the entrance stating that you will abide by all policies and procedures. Failure to follow policies will result in being asked to leave the premises. Patrons must:
    - Always maintain 6 feet of social distance
    - Wash hands regularly
    - Stay home when sick

  • What are the cleaning procedures for fitness equipment?
    Members are required to clean All workout equipment before and after each use. Summit staff has increased cleaning protocols for equipment and high touch surfaces that currently exceed CDC standards.

  • What additional safety protocols are currently in place?
    Staff and guests are encouraged to adhere to social distancing (at least 6 feet apart) guidelines. Hand sanitizer dispensers have been installed and are available to all guests. Staff will be required to sign in each guest. Environmental controls have been implemented including the installation of plexiglass barriers and the increased circulation of outside air.

  • What do I need to bring with me?  
    Please bring your own workout towel, yoga/stretching mat, water bottle, etc..., during this reopening period. Face coverings are strongly recommended for members while inside our facility.

  • Will the locker rooms be available?
    Locker rooms will be available for changing or showering. However, patrons are still encouraged to wear your workout gear to the Summit, as well as to minimize the number of belongings they bring into the facility. Remember to bring your own yoga mat, towel, water bottle, etc… A limited number of individual lockers, including cell phone storage lockers will be available for use to hold wallets, keys, and phones.
  • Who should I contact if I have questions about the reopening of the Summit or my membership?
    All questions can be directed to summitmemberservices@canton-mi.org or by calling 734/394-5460.
  • How will information be communicated?
    Members will be kept up-to-date via: email notifications; website updates at www.summitonthepark.org; and on our Facebook page .


For those individuals looking to become a Summit member, please contact Summit Member Services team via email or by calling 734/394-5460. 


We are grateful to our members and the community for your support and patience during our closure this summer.  We are delighted to have you all return to our facility!