GymMaster Blog for the ‘Hardware’ Category

Getting to Know the Gatekeeper

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

GymMaster’s Gatekeeper is an essential part of the hardware setup for 24/7 access.

What is the Gatekeeper?

The Gatekeeper is the door controller that has been developed by GymMaster to be used for controlling access to your gym. It has been designed to create the least amount of hassle when it comes to checking your members in for bookings, and determining whether a member is allowed access outside of the opening times for the 24/7 access.

Leveraging Your 24/7 System

Monday, May 18th, 2015

While Access Control systems do provide a simple and affordable way of offering members 24/7 gym access they also make other options and services easier to implement as well.


Other Membership Types

Off Peak Memberships: Every gym has quiet times when few if any members use the facility. While this can be a great time to get things done it also means your facility is being underutilized. Off Peak memberships let you incentivise prospective or existing members to attend at these times at a lower membership fee. This allows you to generate an additional revenue stream or simply make …

What do you need to know for 24/7

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

24/7 gym access has become a prominent offering in many facilities with both the rise of budget all access gyms and more traditional gyms converting to 24/7 to prevent member attrition. Going 24/7 can provide a wide range of additional benefits to a site but there are also additional items to consider.

Is Door Access Control Just for 24/7 Gyms?

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Is door access control the right choice for your health club? For any operation this question comes down to a number of factors. What you’re aiming to achieve and whether the cost of implementation is outweighed by the benefits derived.

Although Door Access Control in the Gym Industry has become synonymous with 24/7 door access, this is merely the most common form. There are a wide variety of uses for an Access Control system that can help improve the profitability, accountability and efficiency of your facility.

Gym Master’s Latest Access Control innovation.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Meet the GateKeeper.

The GateKeeper – Gym Master’s Access Control System – provides a convenient and secure way for members to access your facilities. Our network-based reader is designed as a low cost reliable way to provide access control for your members.

Gym Master version 5.0 launching this week

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Our development and testing teams have been busy busy busy.  And I’m excited to announce some further enhancements to our major v5.0 release.

  • Our fabulous new icon is now live and should be visible from your desktop.  Losing some of our key install software on our servers in the Feb 11 quake delayed this process but we finally succeeded with some outside of the box thinking from our technical team.
  • We’ve put more checks in place to ensure payments must be assigned to charges made in the PoS module.
  • We’ve improved the overall functionality of the PoS system and will