An Omaha gym is closing down the sauna and whirlpool. Joel Potter owns Blue Moon Fitness and says there has been a dramatic spike in the number of people, usually men, posting ads on Craigslist wanting meet others for sexual relations in public places.
Potter recently conducted a Craigslist search and found 10 postings from men searching for others to take part in this type of activity. He says many of the locations were gyms but there were others including bookstore bathrooms.
Potter says he is making other changes on his own. Along with closing his whirlpool and sauna and is reducing the size of private showers and dressing rooms. Potter says you can’t control people’s character issues but he can prevent them from doing inappropriate activities inside his facility.