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FAQs

Interested in joining us for a class? We got you, mama. Here is everything you need to know.

Stroller Strides / Stroller Barre / Strides 360

What do I need to bring to class?

Plenty of water, towel or yoga mat/blanket, sunscreen (for outdoor classes), baby essentials including snacks and/or toys for your little one(s), comfortable walking/running shoes (Stroller Strides, Stroller Barre, Strides 360 are traveling classes), appropriate exercise attire, and any kind of stroller.

I just had a baby, when can I join Stroller Strides/Stroller Barre/Strides 360?

You can begin attending class with your doctor's clearance to begin exercising, typically after your six week postpartum appointment. See you there, Mama!

Can I attend classes if I am pregnant?

Absolutely! We encourage expectant moms to continue to exercise throughout their pregnancies as long as everything has been approved by their physician. Instructors are qualified to lead our professionally designed pre/postnatal fitness programs that follow the latest American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) guidelines. We can modify any exercise that poses a challenge as you progress through your pregnancy. FIT4MOM® recommends you obtain your doctor’s approval prior to beginning Stroller Strides/Stroller Barre/Strides 360. If pregnant, please speak with your physician before your first day.

Exercise during pregnancy has proven beneficial and helps improve or increase the following:

  • Cardiovascular fitness

  • Muscular strength/endurance

  • Energy levels

  • Higher fatigue threshold

  • Posture and biomechanics

  • Circulation

  • Self-esteem, sense of well-being

  • Recovery time

Can I try a class before I join?

Your first Stroller Strides class is always FREE! This allows you to see first hand if Stroller Strides/Stroller Barre is a good fit for you and your little one! If you sign up here and create a profile, your first FREE class is automatically gifted to your account and you can come try us out!

How will I know if the class location has changed due to weather?

In case of inclement weather, outdoor classes will be moved indoors or go virtual. Information will be texted by 8:30 am if class will be changed. To opt in to get our text messages please text @fit4m to 81010.

Do I need to be a runner to attend these classes?

Absolutely not! ALL fitness levels are welcome. You exercise at the pace you feel most comfortable.

At what age can my baby be in a jogger?

As a general guideline, when your baby can hold his/her head up, he/she can ride in a jogger. But, we suggest that you follow your own stroller manufacturer’s guidelines. You can use a head roll and bolster to make your baby even more secure. With shock absorbers and recline features, the age can be quite young.

Do I need a jogging stroller for the workout?

Jogging strollers are not required. As long as the stroller is sturdy, not prone to tipping and all children can be safely strapped into their seats for the duration of class, it will work just fine!

My baby doesn't like being in the stroller for too long, how will I get a good workout?

Babies are priority, so don't worry if your baby becomes fussy during class! Our classes are designed to keep the kids moving and engaged by incorporating songs and various props to keep them entertained. With that said, if you need to change, nurse or console your baby, please do so (remember, you are in good company). Kids will have good and bad days and we understand that. The kiddos learn the new routine of "Mommy's hour" and learn a few things during our workout too!

How old does my baby need to be to start classes?

Babies and kids can join you at Stroller Strides/Stroller Barre up to any age as long as they can still safely be buckled in the stroller. We recommend waiting until you have medical clearance from your physician (normally this is 6-8 weeks postpartum). Always obtain your doctor's permission before starting this or any other kind of exercise program.

What do I do if my baby gets fussy during class?

That's okay! Sometimes babies cry. You will be in a group full of moms with their kids - we've all been there and we all get it. You're always able to do what you need to do to take care of your little one and, of course, we try to keep things moving so that the kids are happy and entertained.

What if I need to feed my baby during class?

We’ve got you, Mama! If you need to change, nurse or console your baby, please do so. Your instructor will make sure to provide you with comfort and discretion during class.

Can my older children walk along or ride their bike during class?

Safety is our first priority, so we do not allow kids to be out of the stroller during class, regardless of age.

Our Village

What is FIT4MOM Our Village Events & Playgroups?

As moms, we understand that life is about finding balance while nurturing our minds, bodies and spirits. Our FIT4MOM Our Village Events and Playgroups was created with this aspiration in mind. By becoming a member, you will build a tight community of moms to share advice, tips and most importantly, laughter. Support and connect with other moms through:

  • WEEKLY innovative & creative playgroups - fun for baby

  • MONTHLY entertaining Moms' Nights Out - this is your time

  • MONTHLY Mommy and Me play dates- get your kids involved in fun activities, special events for showers, births, meal trains, etc., for our members, "Moms with a Mission" activities to help better the community where you live and play. Join us and make a difference.

  • You do NOT have to be a member of FIT4MOM to join the FIT4MOM Our Village Weekly Playgroup. All moms are welcome! This is a FREE group!

Our Memberships

What does my Membership include?

Your membership includes unlimited classes at any of the FIT4MOM FAM locations. Membership also includes being a member in our closed Facebook group, weekly playgroups, monthly Moms’ Night Outs and more!

Can I bring family or friends who are visiting to class with me?

Visitors are welcome to come to class FREE of charge! If you have an extended-stay guest who will participate longer than one week, they will be subject to a $5 per class charge. All visitors must sign our waiver in order to participate.

How do I place my membership on hold?

Email melodymarks@fit4mom.com to change the status of your membership. All hold requests need to be received in writing 10 business days before the next payment is due.

You may put your membership on hold without a fee for reasons such as maternity leave and medical conditions only. If you need to place your membership on hold for reasons other than the ones listed above you will be required to pay a $25 hold fee. All holds can be for a period of no less than 30 days and no longer than 2 months each year. If an extension is needed a note from your doctor is required and may only be extended for 2 more additional months. Holds will start and end during your regular billing cycle. You must notify Melody Marks in writing by emailing directly to lesliecuevas@fit4mom.com at least 10 days prior to your billing date. Any requests received after the 10 days will not go into effect until the following month and you will still be charged for that month. If you need to cancel during your hold you must still provide a 30 day notice. Without a written notice the hold/cancellation does not exist. It is up to you, the member, to notify Melody.

What is the fee to place a membership on hold?

For all memberships: You are subject to a $25 fee to place your membership on hold if you do not give 10 days notice. Memberships can be placed on hold for up to 2 months.

Can I attend classes when my membership is on hold?

When your membership is on hold you can attend classes at the drop-in rate of $15/class for Stroller Strides and $18/class for Stroller Barre/Strides 360.

How can I cancel my membership?

You may cancel your membership at anytime by giving a 30 day written notice. You must submit cancellation in writing and email it to Melody Marks 30 days from your billing date prior to the month you would like to cancel. Any requests received after the 30 days will not go into effect until the following month and you will still be charged for that month. Without a written notice the cancellation does not exist. It is up to you, the member, to notify Melody. Please contact Melody Marks directly at melodymarks@fit4mom.com.

What is the enrollment fee for a membership?

  • There is a $60 enrollment fee for all new monthly memberships. If you sign up for membership on the first day of class you pay a $30 enrollment fee.

  • If you cancel your membership and then wish to rejoin, you pay a $30 reactivation fee to rejoin.

  • FIT4MOM members who transfer to us from another franchise outside will be charged a $30 enrollment fee.

How do I update my credit card on file?

To update your credit card on file:

  • Log into your Pike13 account

  • Below your profile photo you will see a list of options

  • Click on "Payment Methods"

  • Update the information

  • Click “Save”

  • Be sure to delete the old credit card on file

If your monthly dues payment fails and you do not respond to our emails to update your credit card info, your membership will be cancelled.

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Who do I contact with questions about my membership?

If you ever have any questions on your membership, you can email melodymarks@fit4mom.com.

Is my membership transferable to another franchise location?

No. Memberships are only valid for the franchise where they were purchased. If you move to an area outside of our franchise, you will need to cancel your current membership and sign up for a membership at the new franchise. We encourage you to contact the franchisee where you are moving to and let them know you have a current FIT4MOM membership at another franchise.

*Prices & Policies are subject to change.