We Are a State Registered Health Club: Under Maryland law, businesses that sell health club services (health clubs and gyms, weight loss centers, and self-defense schools) must register with the Consumer Protection Division, except for certain nonprofit, government and academic facilities. We are a Bond-exempt facility.  Bond-exempt facilities are businesses that do not  accept more than three months dues in advance or charge initiation or any other upfront fees totaling more than $200. Red Dragons State Registration number is:  E3755 You may also go to http://www.oag.state.md.us/Healthclub/wash.htm  for more information.