American Pole Fitness Association's application to conduct a demonstration of pole fitness gymnastics in Union Square Park on Thursday October 7, 2010 in order to conduct.WHEREAS, American Pole Fitness Association has submitted an application to conduct a demonstration showcasing pole fitness gymnastics techniques on the upper level of the South Plaza of Union Square Park on Thursday October 7, 2010 from 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM, with set-up beginning at 11:00 AM and clean-up to be completed by 5:30 PM; and
WHEREAS, Four members of the association will erect two small stand-alone poles and bases at a distance of 12 feet apart, upon which they will demonstrate the various rigorous "workouts" possible on a such a device; and
WHEREAS, A stand-alone banner will be erected behind the two pole dance stations stating that this is a American Pole Fitness Association event; and
WHEREAS, Music for the performers would be provided by an ipod connected to speakers powered by a generator and there will be no additional sound; and
WHEREAS, Literature about the organization would be distributed to interested parties, and no gym nor commercial enterprise will be advertised in these handouts; and
WHEREAS, The proposed event would not require a large amount of space, is brief in duration, and may offer some public benefit; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of American Pole Fitness Association application to conduct a demonstration showcasing pole fitness gymnastics techniques in Union Square Park on Thursday October 7, 2010.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 39 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.