FAQ’s

Where is your new location?

220 B Portside Blvd. 36695 Across from SKCO Automotive and Just next to Coastal Ford in West Mobile. Behind the Airwest Shopping Center.

We are no longer at the Old Shell Rd. Location

How do I Sign up for classes

Go to www.detourfitnessstudios .com click the “enroll” tab

How do I pay for classes?

You may sign up online by or via phone with a credit card.

Can I drop into classes?

We are unable to allow drop ins. You must prepay in order to be official signed up for the class. If you would prefer to attempt to drop in, you must bring a credit card and ID or exact cash amount to class, and arrive 15 minutes prior to class start time. We are unable to promise you a spot in the class, but hopefully we will!

Can I pay with cash?

You may pay with pre-pay cash, but we are unable to reserve a spot for you in class until the cash is received. We do not take large bills larger than $20

Can I pay my party balance or deposit with cash?

Yes, however you must set an appointment during class times to do so. We are only available in person for transactions before or after scheduled class times. You may check our schedule to find out these times. Please note We do not take large bills larger than $20

You must prepay for you classes online or via phone with a credit card.

I brought a Groupon/ Living Social package. How do I redeem?

  • Go to www.detourfitness.com
  • Select: Enroll
  • Create a profile (if they are a NEW client)
  • Go to the online store
  • Select either GROUPON or LIVING SOCIAL from the series
  • Select the GROUPON or LVSOC package they’ve purchased. It will ring up as zero.
  • Now you may book your classes.
  • When you checkin, you will be required to provide a valid credit card to remain securely on file
  • Your Groupon/Living Social voucher serves as your proof of purchase. You must bring your Groupon voucher to class. If you do not bring your Groupon voucher you will  be unable to take class with your Gruopon voucher however,you may pay the full price  to take class in order to participate. If you decide not to take the class, it will be considered as a late cancel and you will be charged a missed business  opportunity fee of $15 as well as forfeit one of your Groupon classes. Please be prepared to arrive early  with your Groupon in order to avoid any issues.

Why do I need a Credit Card on File?

You will be charged a missed business opportunity fee in the event that you late cancel or no call no show for a class or appointment. The fee must be paid in order to attend your next class

When Should I cancel my class without being penalized and charged the missed business opportunity fee?

You must cancel at least 24 hrs prior to you class start time. You may call the studio and leave a voice message, or log in to your mindbody account and conveniently do so yourself.

 

What does HIIT mean and what do I wear to class?

High Intensity Interval Training, you may wear comfortable workout clothes and tennis shoes.

What do I wear to pole class?

Comfortable workout clothes, preferably shorts, and either bare feet or in socks. Wedge heels allowed. No hi heels

No lingerie or underwear allowed

What pole classes should I take and how do I advance in pole?

Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze membership holders are able to take Beginner Pole Fundamentals, Intermediate, and Advanced Pole within their membership. 4 pack, 8 pack, and 12pack holders are limited to Beginner Pole Fundamentals; however, package holders are able to take Intermediate and Advanced Pole by paying the regular class price of $18, and monthly membership fee of $29 per month. It is much more economical and rewarding to sign up for a monthly membership!

Intro Pole=Beginner Pole Fundamentals

Level 1= Intermediate Pole

Level 2= Advanced Pole

 12 of each level is required to advance. A total of 36 classes of Beginner Pole Fundamentals, Intermediate and Advanced Pole is required to graduate to Trix and Invert Workshops. You can test out as early as 8 classes, however we will add the 4 classes that you lacked by testing out early to your next level.

For Example: If you take Beginner Pole Fundamentals and you feel that you are ready to move on early to Intermediate Pole you may do so by testing out. See the schedule for test out class availability. If you pass the test out class you can move on to Intermediate Pole, however you will be required to take 16 Intermediate Pole classes.

How can I become a certified teacher?

We hold certification classes 3x per year. We will announce this via email. Please call the studio for details.

At what times is someone from your company physically in the studio for questions or viewing?

We are physically available in the studio during scheduled class and workshop times. Please see our schedule for this information.

How old must I be to attend class?

18 years old, unless accompanied by adult.

What is the age range of women who take classes at DTF?

We see clients that range from 18-72 years young!

What happens if I show up late to class?

You risk the chance of losing your spot in the class, as well as a loss of that class.

Can I wear high heels to class or Parties?

You are unable to wear Hi Heels. However, you may wear Wedge Heels

Will someone from your staff actually call me back if I leave a voicemail?

Yes! we return ALL calls!!!! Promise

If I buy a 2 for $24 how will you know who my friend is?

You must call the studio immediately, to register your friend by giving us her name and contact info. If not, her space may be taken

How early must I arrive to class?

You must arrive at least 15 minutes early before class

What is the weight capacity for pole class?

The weight capacity for the poles is 350 lbs

Do you sell poles?

Yes! With your purchase of a pole you also receive a $50 studio credit. Please call the studio for details

Exchange only on un- opened poles.  Please measure your ceilings and width according to the specs that we provided you before ordering your pole. Customer is responsible for all shipping cost including deliveries and returns.

Can men take classes?

Feminine men are allowed to take classes.

Is it required that I tip at parties?

Tips are not mandatory, but are greatly appreciated! Most tips ranged from 15-20% of the total price of the party!

Do you provide décor at parties?

Yes we provide a banner, table, cloth and electric pre-lit candles, and is the property of Detour

Do you provide utensils at parties?

No we do not provide utensils at parties

 

Do we sell Gift Certificates?

Yes! You can purchases gift certificates for friends and families in increments of $15, $25, $50, $75, $100, and $150.  All purchases are non-refundable and non- transferable.

Can I purchase Detour Apparel?

Yes! Call the studio for apparel prices. Apparel is a final sale.

How can I schedule to get my measurements taken?

You may call the studio or go online at ww.detourfitness.com to schedule your measurements. Client is responsible for scheduling their measurements, and saving before and after photo.

Is Detour Responsible lost and found items left at studio?

DFS is not responsible for items left in our property.

How old must I be to drink alcoholic beverages at a Pole Party?

You must be 21 or older to consume alcoholic beverages. You must Provide ID. Detour Fitness Studios does not serve or sale alcohol.

Can I take photos or videos during class?

Due to Client Privacy, clients are allowed to take photos or record videos during private parties and sessions only.  DFS does take class photos and videos; we will post on our website and social media sites. Please Note, when we take class photos or videos we try to avoid a person’s face or likeness for your privacy.

Can I purchase Online Training?

Yes, When available you may purchase online training at www.detourfitnessstudios.com. Purchases of Media Series are nonrefundable and non- transferable, Copy right Infringement laws apply.

Does DFS offer personal training?

Yes, we do offer personal training. Please call studio for scheduling.

Can I bring my children to class with me?

Detour is an atmosphere for a women to escape her day to day therefore as respect for all clients and safety; children are not allowed in the studio while you take class. We have future plans to offer childcare!

 

What if I am ill? Should I come to class?

No, No and NO! We do not recommend ill or sick clients to participate in classes. For members however, we will extend a suspension of your services to allow you to recover and get well.  Allowing you to participate is to the discretion of DFS staff. If you have any special medical condition a medical release from your doctor is required

 

Misc.

Classes prices and schedule subject to change

Schedule normally remains the same for 6-12 month

We reserve the right to refuse business to anyone