Get Fit: A List of Gyms Around Costa Rica

January 29, 2010

CENTRAL VALLEY

 

Curves

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, www.curves.co.cr 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), www.multispa.net

Monthly Membership: ¢20,000

 

Arena Trek

La Paco shopping center, Escazú, old road to Santa Ana, 2228-7667, 2288-2582,

www.arenatrekgym.com Monthly Membership: ¢20,000, ¢17,500 registration

 

Pilates Center

Plaza San Rafael, Escazú, 2289-7411, www.pilatescr.com Monthly Membership:

Call for information

 

World Gym

Escazú, old road to Santa Ana, 400 m west of La Paco shopping center, 2288-4787,

www.worldgymcr.com 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

 

Fitsimons

Sabana Sur, next to ARESEP, 2296-0264,www.fitsimons.com 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 gymcr.com 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, www.fitnesscentrecr.com 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, www.360fitness.co.cr 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, www.bio-sport gym.com Monthly Membership: ¢17,000, ¢7,000 registration

 

Gimnasio GM

Moravia, 200 m west of traffic light of former Lincoln School, 2297-5422, www.gimnasiogm.com 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. skorpiogym.com Monthly Membership: ¢20,000

 

Profitness

Paseo de las Flores mall, Heredia, 2263-1111, www.profitnesscr.com 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)

 

CENTRAL PACIFIC

Sibö Gym

Los Sueños Marriott, Playa Herradura, 2630-9000, www.lossuenos spa.com 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

 

GUANACASTE

 

The Jungle Gym

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

 

Gymnasium Tamarindo

200 m east of Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo, 2653-1423, www.gymnasiumtamarindo.com 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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