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“The terrace downstairs and the roof terrace were fantastic,” she said. “We have incredible views of Missoula and our goal is to hear live music, like a Saturday night in the summer.”

They will still be doing group fitness classes like rooftop yoga.

The VRTX gym is intended for members, but it is a no-contract facility so users can defer monthly payments at any time. They’ll be hosting events like a cornhole league, griz football viewing parties, and bottomless mimosa brunches.

“A lot of people like to have an adult drink after they work out or do yoga, so why not all in the same place?” Said Anderson.

Because of the social distancing, they spent a lot of time putting up signage over masks and making sure the exercise equipment wasn’t too cramped.

“It’s just about creating really open spaces so that people don’t feel restricted,” she said.

A rotating assortment of local food trucks is available to them during the events. It should also be possible to rent the conference room on the ground floor and the roof terrace for private events.

Anderson said they put thousands of dollars into upgrading the equipment. The gym was formerly known as The Source.

Nazelrod said she was considering building a fitness center, possibly in a different country, when the previous owner called out of the blue and asked if she would be interested.