These rules were formed to ensure all members and guests have a safe and positive experience. We ask that all members and guests refrain from yelling, using profanity, banging weights, making loud sounds, or engaging in any other disruptive behavior while in the facility. Any violation of this or any other policies listed in this book may result in exclusion from the facility.
Dakotah! Sport and Fitness, from time to time, may adopt and/or amend any of the guidelines and/or policies including those not herein covered, for use of the facility by its members and guests.
Dakotah! Sport and Fitness offers 24-hour, limited-facility access for a nominal fee per month. For more information, please stop by or call the membership desk at 952.496.6872.
We offer a wide variety of activities, leagues, and lessons for adult and junior members. View details at dakotahsport.com through our member online services site. Hard copy registration information books are sent quarterly to DSF members.
You may register for any of the activities, leagues, or lessons starting on the specified registration day and until the close date of the class (see dakotahsport.com for more information). All classes are available to members and guests on a first-come, first-served basis. A cancellation fee will be assessed if you withdraw.
For more information on any of the activities, leagues or lessons, please call the phone number listed next to the title of the class.
We offer HydroMassage beds (a dry bed that uses water pressure) and many styles of fitness clothing and convenience items. Please call 952.496.6865 for more information on any services and products.
Lifeguards are on duty during posted hours only. Schedules are available at the front desk, online, or through the Dakotah! Sport and Fitness app (downloadable through the Apple or Google app store) and are subject to change seasonally. Open swim is open to all members and guests.
Children ages 9-13 must pass a swim test in order to be unaccompanied by an adult. Otherwise, an adult must be on the deck. Children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the water at all times.
For safety reasons, children under 13 years old are not allowed in the whirlpool. Lap swim is reserved for those who are nonstop lap swimming. Juniors must be at least 14 years old to participate in lap swimming. When a lifeguard is not present, lap swim is adults-only.
A variety of swim lessons for ages 6 months and up is available throughout the year. Private swimming lessons are also available (call 952.496.6891 for more information).
For the safety of our swimmers and lifeguards, all swimmers must be dressed in proper swimwear. No cutoffs, undergarments, T-shirts, cover-ups, or any other clothing is allowed because:
All incontinent swimmers (adults and children) must wear swim diapers/non-biodegradable diapers made for swimming as well as proper swimwear. No exceptions.
We allow Coast Guard-approved personal flotation devices only. No exceptions. Approved lifejackets are available for your use in the pool area.
1 length = 25 meters (27.3 yards) | 72 lengths = 1 mile
Only appropriate athletic shoes allowed. No street shoes, boots, sandals, socks, or bare feet allowed in workout areas, gymnasium floors, group fitness floors, the dance studio, or sport courts.
Management will determine if shorts, sweatpants, T-shirts, tank tops, and spandex accessories are appropriate.
Clean workout clothing is required. Any unsatisfactory (visible or non-visible) hygiene condition will be addressed by management and corrective action may be taken.
All other clothing and shoes must be kept in lockers. Free lockers are available in all locker rooms with the use of your membership wristband or personal padlock. Please keep all valuables at home. We are not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
Please avoid the use of heavy perfume or cologne.
No belt buckles, blue jeans, or loose jewelry can be worn in workout areas.
Cutoff shorts, T-shirts, or any other unauthorized swimwear is not allowed in the pool at any time. No exceptions.
If any of the above policies are not followed, you may be asked to leave the area or Dakotah! Sport and Fitness.
Only members may hold birthday parties in the facility. Current facility fees are $50 plus tax, which includes two hours of conference room use and a $5 guest fee per non-member.
Members or guests may not conduct a birthday party at Dakotah! Sport and Fitness without permission and a reservation. Please call 952.496.6855 for additional information and policies or to make a reservation.
You may arrange to have charging privileges placed onto your membership account. Any service, program fee, or item offered at DSF for purchase may be charged. You must present your membership wristband in order to make a charge. Any charges made by dependents will be the responsibility of the parent. Charges to your account will show up on your monthly statement.
Comments and questions can be addressed at any of our service desks. To reach us via our website, visit dakotahsport.com and click “Contact Us.”
There are several common areas at Dakotah! Sport and Fitness. Please use common courtesy when using these areas. Please use headphones when listening to mobile devices/tablets/laptops.
Complimentary coffee is available in the lobby Monday-Friday, 5-11am, or while supplies last. We also offer the Dakotah! Deli Coffee Club featuring gourmet coffees. Please see an attendant at the Dakotah! Deli for prices and information.
There is no fee for squash or racquetball court times for members. Courts can be reserved for one hour, six days in advance with only one court being reserved at a time. Please check in at the fitness desk located in the lower level when you arrive for your reserved court time. Unclaimed courts will be forfeited five minutes after the reservation time.
Members may use racquetball and squash racquets available at the fitness desk.
Dakotah! Bowling is located under the Dakotah! Ice Center. DSF Members ages 14 and up are welcome without adult supervision. Non-members under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
No outside food or beverage is permitted. The only exception is cake and/or ice cream for birthday parties with prior notice. Please call 952.496.6886 for additional information on policies or to make a reservation.
Open skate is available to all Dakotah! Sport and Fitness members and guests. Schedules are available at the front desk, Dakotah! Ice Center office, dakotahsport.com, and on the Dakotah! Sport and Fitness app. Because of hockey games, tournaments, and special events, the open skate schedule is subject to change. All Junior Privilege Guidelines apply.
Members receive complimentary open skate admission. Check in at the Dakotah! Ice Center desk and show your membership wristband for this benefit. Ice skate rental is also available.
Dakotah! Sport and Fitness offers a free app available through the Apple and Google app stores. It offers features such as class schedules, a check-in barcode, check-in history, general account information, registration for activities, courts, HydroMassage, personal training, and more. Stop by or call the membership desk at 952.496.6872 for assistance.
When checking into DSF, hotel guests must show their guest courtesy card provided by Mystic Lake Casino Hotel.
We ask that all guests refrain from yelling, using profanity, or any other disruptive behavior while in the facility; any violation of DSF policy may result in exclusion
No food or beverages except water or sport drinks (with spill-proof lids) are allowed beyond the main level. Please consume any other food or beverage you purchase at or bring to Dakotah! Sport and Fitness in our lobby area on the first level.
For your convenience, beverages may be purchased from a vending machine in the lower level by the towel desk.
We offer a discounted membership for people ages 59 and up. This membership has a limited check-in time of Monday through Friday, 5am-2pm. Weekend usage is not included in the Golden Age membership. Golden Age members may pay a $5 guest fee if they wish to use any area of the club outside of the specified hours.
Please click here for more membership information, stop by the membership office, or call 952.496.6872 for more information.
Schedules including aqua, studio cycling, pilates, yoga, and land classes are available at the front desk, by Studio 1, at dakotahsport.com, and on the DSF app. Schedules are subject to change. Members 12 years and up who fit the necessary equipment are welcome to participate. Children ages 11 and younger are not allowed in the group fitness studios during classes. Please secure child care before attending class. Call 952.496.6879 for more information.
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Open gym schedules are available at the fitness and front desks as well as on the web at dakotahsport.com and on the DSF app. The gymnasium is available for rent. Please call 952.496.6879 for more information on availability and rates.
DSF does not allow coaching/personal training in any space. Coaching/personal training apparatuses (cones, hurdles, etc.) may not be placed in any area by members or guests. Any member or guest found to be monopolizing any space will be asked to leave.
DSF partners with numerous major insurance companies that offer fitness reimbursements to their clients. Please contact a membership associate if you would like to sign up for your insurance fitness reimbursement program or if you have any questions regarding your reimbursements.
Dakotah! Sport and Fitness welcomes the participation of juniors along with adults in the use of the club facilities and programs.
All junior members 17 years and younger must be listed on the club computer system. They will receive a membership wristband.
Two steps will be taken if these guidelines are not followed. First, parents will be called to pick up their children. Second, if parents cannot be found, the police will be notified.
Individuals must be 18 years or older to participate in adult activities and leagues, such as basketball, volleyball, racquetball, squash, etc., unless otherwise noted.
Children under 14 years old must be supervised in the pool at all times. See Aquatic Center Guidelines for swim test requirements.
DSF members ages 14 years and older are welcome without adult supervision. Non-members under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
A junior must be at least 14 years old to participate in lap swim. Lap swim is reserved for those who are nonstop lap swimming. When a lifeguard is not present, lap swim is adults-only.
Juniors may charge on their member account by signing for any service, program, or merchandise. Charges made by dependents will be the responsibility of the parents.
Junior members under 11 years old are not allowed on the fitness floor or second floor fitness area under any circumstances.
Any junior member 16 years and up has unrestricted access to the equipment on the fitness floor.
Any junior member ages 11-15 must annually attend a free annual training prior to using any of the equipment on the fitness floor. After attending orientation, junior members are allowed to use the equipment on which they were trained.
Members ages 14-15 may gain access to the strength-training equipment and free weights by testing out via different strength exercises with a personal trainer.
To sign up for junior member orientation, please call 952.496.6874.
Any member found not following DSF policies may be asked to leave the facility. Repeated violation of policies may result in termination of membership.
A junior must be 12 years or older and/or must properly fit any equipment used during the class in order to participate in group fitness classes. Junior members not participating in group fitness classes may not be brought into studios during class times under any circumstances.
Children over 3 years old are not permitted in the adult locker rooms for the opposite sex. A family locker room with separate changing rooms is provided for fathers with daughters and mothers with sons. Teenagers are not allowed in the family locker rooms.
We ask that all juniors conduct themselves in the proper manner while using the facilities. Please be considerate to other members. For health and safety reasons, the use of the sauna and steam rooms are restricted to members ages 13 and up.
Members 16 years and up and non-members 18 years and up are permitted on the running track. Members under the age of 16 and non-members under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
For health and safety reasons, children under 14 years old are not allowed in the whirlpool.
Dakotah! Sport and Fitness locker rooms provide lockers, showers, shampoo, body wash, hair dryers, vanity areas, toilets, and sauna and steam rooms (men’s and women’s only).
Children ages 3 and up are not allowed in the locker rooms for the opposite sex. The family locker room can provide for the needs of a mother/son and father/daughter. The family locker room has diaper changing tables. An adult must be present with a child at all times. Teenagers are not allowed in the family locker rooms.
DSF is not responsible for lost or stolen personal property. We recommend members and guests lock their lockers at all times and leave valuables at home.
We expect proper etiquette in our locker rooms. You may not spit, sleep, or engage in any sexual conduct in our locker rooms. We request modesty at all times while in the locker room for the comfort of other members and guests. You may not shave in, or use in the nude, the sauna or steam room. Working out, rubber suits, or excessive clothing in the sauna or steam room is prohibited. Please dispose of towels in the designated container. Do not use electronic devices equipped with a camera in our locker rooms.
We offer both free and rental lockers. Free, daily-use lockers are located in the family, men’s, and women’s locker rooms. Locker use requires the use of a membership wristband. Please see a front desk or membership associate for more information.
Rental lockers are also available inside the men’s and women’s locker rooms and in the hallway outside the locker rooms. Please call 952.496.6872 for more information.
If you have lost an item within the club, please check in one of the lost-and-found bins located in the main lobby and in the ice arena. Items that are more valuable, such as jewelry, wallets, and purses, will be kept at the front desk for one week. DSF is not responsible for lost or stolen items belonging to members and their guests.
A manager is available most hours that the club is open to assist you if you have a suggestion or concern, or in the event of an emergency. To contact the manager, please ask any DSF employee or call the front desk from any courtesy phone by dialing 77302.
Dakotah! Sport and Fitness does not allow meetings to take place in the common areas of the club. We have several meeting rooms that are available for rent. Please call 952.496.6882 for more information, availability, and to make reservations.
Each eligible person listed on the membership agreement will receive a membership wristband. Membership wristbands are required for entrance to the club, check-in at Playcare, and for account charges. Photos must be taken within the first 30 days of membership. A $10 replacement fee will be charged for any lost wristband.
Personal training packages are available at Dakotah! Sport and Fitness for an additional fee. Please see the bulletin board in the lower level for personal trainer profiles and pricing.
No personal training/coaching may be done by members or guests. Personal trainers/coaches not employed by Dakotah! Sport and Fitness are not allowed to train/coach or solicit members or guests within the facility, with or without compensation. No exceptions. Dakotah! Sport and Fitness retains sole discretion to determine whether a member or guest is engaged in personal training or coaching.
Professional photography and recording of video on the premises is not allowed without the advance approval of the SMSC. Personal photography is allowed in public areas of the club only. You must have consent to photograph any other member, guest, or team member. No photography or cameras of any kind are allowed in any locker room or other private area of the center, such as the HydroMassage or service rooms.
DSF members who have children listed on their membership may use Playworks child care, once per day per membership, for a maximum of two hours while working out. Any fees for use beyond this criteria will be the responsibility of the member payable to Playworks.
A membership wristband is required for child check-in at Playworks. Playworks hours may vary on holidays. Please check posted holiday hours at Playworks and DSF.
Monday - Friday: 8am-7pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9am-7pm
Playworks and DSF reserve the right to refuse or terminate service to anyone not adhering to the above policies. This program is subject to change.
DSF is a tobacco and alcohol-free facility.
Many telephones have been placed around the facility for your convenience. Dial 9 to use an outside line. As a courtesy to other members and guests, please limit calls to three minutes.
Cellular phones and other mobile devices may not be used in photographic or video mode in any locker room, workout areas, sauna, steam room, or other private area of the center, such as the HydroMassage or service rooms. Additionally, no calls or texts should be made when utilizing cardio or strength equipment. Please use common courtesy and step away from the workout area when using mobile devices. DSF does not allow calls to be made in any area of the club if using the speaker mode function. Please step outside of the club if speaker mode is needed.
We offer free towel service to our members and guests. Towels are located on the lower level across from the family locker room. Bins for soiled towels are located in each locker room, by Studio 1, and in the lower area by the towel distribution area.
The running/walking track is for members ages 16 and up, unless accompanied by an adult. Guests must be at least 18 years old to use the track, unless accompanied by an adult.
Dakotahsport.com is our official website. You may log on to see department schedules, check out upcoming activities, leagues, lessons, and more!
Members may also access their Online Services (OLS) account through dakotahsport.com. To gain access, members need to provide an email address at membership services. OLS gives access to statement and transaction history, attendance reports, registration for activities, leagues, lessons, and more. For more information, see a membership associate.
The website includes online registration for activities, leagues, and lessons. Members who want to pay with a method besides a credit card may register at any of the service desks. For more information about registration, please call 952.445.9400.