Get Fit: A list of gyms around Costa Rica

January 28, 2011

CENTRAL VALLEY

Curves

Locations in Cartago, Coronado, Curridabat, Desamparados, Sabanilla, Tibás, San Francisco de Heredia, Cariari, Alajuela, San Pedro, Rohrmoser, Escazú, Santa Ana, Belén, Pérez Zeledón, 800-685-3737, 2288-2480, www.curves.co.cr

Monthly Membership: About ¢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.grupomultispa.net

Monthly Membership: $80

Arena Trek

La Paco shopping center, Escazú, 2228-7667, 2288-2582, www.arenatrekgym.com

Monthly Membership: ¢22,000, ¢17,500 registration

Pilates Center

Escazú, 25 m north of Costa Rica Country Club entrance, 2289-7411, www.pilatescr.com

Monthly Membership: Call for information

Spa InterContinental

Real InterContinental Hotel, Escazú, 2208-2165, www.spaintercontinentalcostarica.com

Membership: $1,900 a year, $1,000 for 6 months

World Gym

Escazú, 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: ¢18,000, ¢8,000 registration

Gimnasio Todd

Santa Ana (2203-7262), Curridabat (2225-4055)

Monthly Membership: $288

Adrenalina Gym

La Fábrica Mall, Grecia, 2495-6030

Monthly Membership: ¢20,500, ¢15,000 registration

Costa Rica All Stars

Gymnastics, cheerleading, Sabana Sur, 50 m north of El Perpetuo Socorro Church, 2290-8326, 8888-9478, www.crallstars.com

Monthly Membership: $60

Fitsimons

Sabana Sur, next to ARESEP, 2296-0264, www.fitsimons.com

Monthly Membership: $70, $40 registration

Kids Gym Materno Infantil

Sabana Sur, 2220-0557, different groups and programs by age (3 months to 3 years old, 3 to 6, 6 to 15, 15 to 18)

Monthly Membership: ¢17,000, ¢17,000 registration

Gold’s Gym

San José, Barrio Tournón, Hotel Radisson, 2256-6689, www.goldsgymcr.com

Monthly Membership: $48, $75 registration

Drummond’s Gym

San Antonio de Desamparados, 2274-1700, drummondsgym@gmail.com

Monthly Membership: ¢18,500

Fitness Centre

Mall San Pedro, 5th floor, 2524-1025, www.fitnesscentrecr.com

Monthly Membership: ¢21,000

U-Gym

San Pedro, 75 m east of Lourdes Church, next to Coopetico, 2224-1845, 2234-2781, www.gimnasiougym.com

Monthly Membership: ¢23,900, ¢10,000 registration

360 Fitness

Urbanización Hacienda Vieja, Curridabat, 2272-9198, www.360fitness.co.cr

Monthly Membership: ¢26,700

Gimnasio Ladies Fit

Residencial Omega, old road to Tres Ríos, 800 m east of Hipermás, 2279-0220, gymladysfitness@hotmail.com

Monthly Membership: Women only, ¢23,000, ¢10,000 registration

Corpus Line

Concepción de Tres Ríos, across from Herrera shopping center, 2518-0075

Monthly Membership: ¢13,000

Bio Sport Gym

Moravia, 225 m north of Municipality

2297-4124, www.bio-sportgym.com

Monthly Membership: ¢21,000, ¢9,000 registration

Gimnasio GM

Moravia, Los Colegios, 200 m west of Citibank, 2297-5422, www.gimnasiogm.com

Monthly Membership: ¢17,500

Anthrax Gym

Tibás, 100 m north, 600 m west, 25 m south of Municipality, 2236-5774

Monthly Membership: ¢13,500, ¢2,500 registration

Krebs Gym

Tibás, 200 m east, 25 m south of Municipality, 2235-8872

Monthly Membership: ¢15,000, ¢5,000 registration

Power Gym

Colima de Tibás, across from Palí, 2236-6415, www.powergymcr.com

Monthly Membership: ¢14,000

Gimnasio Cuerpo Acción

Heredia, Barrio Corazón de Jesús, south side of Cleto González Víquez School, 2237-7815, gymcuerpoaccion86@gmail.com

Monthly Membership: ¢17,000

Gimnasio Skorpio

Heredia, 1 km east of Burger King, 2560-9080, www.skorpiogym.com

Monthly Membership: ¢20,000

Pro Fitness

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

Monthly Membership: Varies by package, $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, 2630-9071, www.lossuenosspa.com

Monthly Membership: Guests only

Platinum Gym

Jacó, 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: ¢13,000

GUANACASTE

The Jungle Gym

Flamingo, 500 m south of hardware store, 2654-4686, www.thejunglegymflamingo.com

Monthly Membership: $35 locals, $40 visitors, $20 registration fee, $10 a day, $25 a week

Gymnasium Tamarindo

Tamarindo, 200 m east of Hotel Pasatiempo, 2653-1423

Monthly Membership: $40, $70 per couple, no registration fee

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