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The luxury choices;

If you like a gym with more luxurious comforts then the most beautifully designed Gyms in Geneva are;

1. L’Opera Usine in the banking district;

www.usineopera.ch

Popular spinning class and well designed space in the Banking quarter.

2. 12A in Paquis;

www.12a.ch

12a

12a

Architect designed industrial space with dark wood changing rooms, a relaxation jacuzzi and a 5 star hotel feel with fluffy towels.

These luxury choices tend to be expensive (almost 3000 CHF per year) but you can get discounts by opting for off peak membership and go in the mornings. Alternatively there is a new gym behind the Hotel Kempinski where you can pay per session.

More reasonable options;

1. Plaza Sport

Plaza Sport is a great place for classes. With over 70 classes a week including Zumba, Yoga and Body Sculpt you can vary your workout to suit your individual needs. Pool classes include Aqua Cardio, Aqua Boxing and Aqua Pilates however, the pool, complete with Jacuzzi, sauna and Hamman is open for general use throughout the day. Beauty treatments are available and if you’re feeling peckish there’s a restaurant for light bites and refreshments.

Rue Jargonnant 2

1207 Geneva

www.plazasport.com

2. Holmes Place

Located on Rue de Rhone, Holmes Place is ideally situated for those working in the business centre of Geneva. With a wide range of facilities and services, Holmes Place offers individual and group nutrition coaching, personal training and group fitness. Yoga and crunch classes are held out on the terrace during the summer months for an alfresco workout. Custom-made, individual Jacuzzis offer relaxation, with a steam room and sauna. Healthy snacks are available in the restaurant.

Rue du Rhone 50

1204 Geneva

www.holmesplace.ch

3. Harmony

For a scientific approach to fitness consider joining Harmony. The fitness room at the Balexert club is designed for members to train in optimum conditions using high-performance equipment developed by biomechanics and technique inspired sports medicine. Situated on two floors, the light-filled gym space has a loft feel to it. Head to the La Praille club in Carouge for swimming pool and spa facilities. Check out the website for a 360 degree view of their amenities!

Balexert

Av. Louis-Casai, 27,

La Praille

Route des Jeunes, 10

1227 Carouge

www.harmony.ch

4. Silhouette

If you like to vary your environment, Silhouette could be the place for you. With 15 clubs in the Lake Geneva region including six in Geneva itself there’s plenty to choose from. Silhouette also offers a selection of subscription packages so you can commit to the length of membership that suits your fitness needs and your budget. With so many clubs to choose from you can tailor your work out to a centre with relevant facilities such as a swimming pool and crèche.

www.silhouette.ch

Pure Silhouette which is a more upscale version of the basic Gym has now a centre in Malagnou.

ww.silhouette.ch/en/news-events/pure

5. The Little Gym

If you’re a fitness fanatic with a family, The Little Gym caters for the younger generation. Their programmes are deemed to be ‘Serious fun’ which all sounds a bit ominous but delve deeper and you’ll find the courses use a three-dimensional learning approach. Physical activity, brain boosting exercises and life skill classes are designed to develop a healthy and well-rounded child. Programmes are available for children aged between 4 months to 12 years.

Rue du Nant, 3

1207 Geneva

www.thelittlegym.eu

 


About the Author

Originally from the UK, I have a legal background. I have been in the Geneva area since 2005 and love the mountains, the lake and the quality of life here. The Winter snow sports are fantastic and the Summer season is full of festivals, outdoor sports, picnics and barbecues. I have met some great people here from all of the world. Geneva is a cosmopolitan city with lots of cultural events and good restaurants and bars and I hope that through Biskotti I can share a few hidden places I have discovered…

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