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Maybe you don't have $25 to pony up each time you want a good sweat session—but perhaps you have an hour and 45 minutes to spare? In a brilliant twist on the food co-op model, Revolve Fitness has been quietly operating a work/trade program, where students volunteer to help out around the studio in exchange for free classes.
According to the studio, anyone can sign up for a volunteer shift—they run on early weekday mornings and evenings, plus the weekends as well. Front-desk duties include greeting riders and giving studio tours to first-timers.
Before class, volunteers help to adjust bikes; afterwards, they'll collect and clean clip-in shoes, bring used towels to the laundry, and restock amenities in the locker rooms. Translation: nothing too hard.
Interested in signing up? Revolve is looking for work/trade volunteers right now. Send an email here to get more information and to volunteer your time.
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