Get Fit: A List of Gyms Around Costa Rica

January 29, 2010




Locations in Cartago, Coronado, Curridabat, Desamparados, Sabanilla, Tibás, San Francisco de Heredia, Cariari, Alajuela, San Pedro, Rohrmoser, Belén, Pérez Zeledón, 800-685-3737, 2288-2480, Monthly Membership: ¢22,000


Multispa Gym

Corobicí hotel, northeast of La Sabana Park (2231-5542), San José (2258-2220), Curridabat (2271-0357), Escazú (2289-5051), Santa Ana (2282-0224),

Monthly Membership: ¢20,000


Arena Trek

La Paco shopping center, Escazú, old road to Santa Ana, 2228-7667, 2288-2582, Monthly Membership: ¢20,000, ¢17,500 registration


Pilates Center

Plaza San Rafael, Escazú, 2289-7411, Monthly Membership:

Call for information


World Gym

Escazú, old road to Santa Ana, 400 m west of La Paco shopping center, 2288-4787, Monthly Membership: Call for information


Gimnasio Body Line

Santa Ana, Banco Popular, 2nd floor, 2282-9487 Monthly Membership: ¢17,000, ¢8,000 registration


Gimnasio Todd

Santa Ana (2203-7262), Curridabat (2225-4055) Monthly Membership: $288



Sabana Sur, next to ARESEP, 2296-0264, Monthly Membership: $70, $40 registration


Kids Gym Materno Infantil

Sabana Sur, 2220-0557 Monthly Membership: ¢17,000, ¢15,000 registration

Different groups and programs by age: 3 months to 3 years; 3 to 6 years; 6 to 15 years


Gold’s Gym

San José, Barrio Tournón, Hotel Radisson, 2256-6689, www.golds Monthly Membership: $45, $75 registration


Drummond’s Gym

San Antonio de Desamparados, 2274-1700 Monthly Membership: ¢17,500


Fitness Centre

Mall San Pedro, 4th floor, 2524-1025, Monthly Membership: ¢20,000, no registration fee


Slim & Tone

San Pedro, across from Universidad Latina, 2225-4440 Monthly Membership: Call for information


360 Fitness

Urbanización Hacienda Vieja, Curridabat, 2272-9198, Monthly Membership: ¢24,900


Gimnasio Ladies Fit

Residencial Omega, old road to Tres Ríos, 800 m east of Hipermás, 2279-0220 Monthly Membership: Women only, ¢23,000, ¢5,000 registration


Bio Sport Gym

Moravia, 225 m north of Municipality, 2297-4124, Monthly Membership: ¢17,000, ¢7,000 registration


Gimnasio GM

Moravia, 200 m west of traffic light of former Lincoln School, 2297-5422, Monthly Membership: ¢16,500


Krebs Gym

Tibás, 200 m east, 25 m south of Municipality, 2235-8872 Monthly Membership: ¢15,000


Gimnasio Cuerpo Acción

Heredia, Barrio Corazón de Jesús, 2237-7815 Monthly Membership: ¢15,000, ¢5,000 registration


Gimnasio Skorpio

Plaza Heredia, Heredia, behind McDonald’s, 2260-2510, www. Monthly Membership: ¢20,000



Paseo de las Flores mall, Heredia, 2263-1111, Monthly Membership: $56, $100 registration fee, $10 ID card


Also offers a gym for kids 6 to 12, with scaling wall, pool, gymnastics and games, and a special room for babies, with stimulation classes to develop motor skills (monthly fee for kids is $28, $25 registration)



Sibö Gym

Los Sueños Marriott, Playa Herradura, 2630-9000, www.lossuenos Monthly Membership: $195


Corpus Gym

Jacó, next to Fuerza Pública, 2643-1476 Monthly Membership: ¢12,000


Platinum Gym

Jacó, Av. Pastor Díaz, 300 m south of Más x Menos, 2643-2731 Monthly Membership: ¢15,000


Mucho Músculo Gym

Quepos, road to Manuel Antonio, 2777-3400 Monthly Membership: ¢11,500




The Jungle Gym

Playa Flamingo, 500 m south of hardware store, 2654-4680, Monthly Membership: $35 locals, $40 visitors, $20 registration fee


Gymnasium Tamarindo

200 m east of Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo, 2653-1423, Monthly Membership: $40, $60 per couple, no registration fee


Arenal Power Gym

Nuevo Arenal, Tilarán, 2694-4429 Monthly Membership: $25, $5 registration


–Sonia Cordero

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