Feel the burn

Local health club listings

If this week’s cover stories inspired you to get into shape, here’s a few local places that will be happy to help you feel the burn. From fencing to free weights, soccer to spin classes, you’ll find something to get you off the couch!

AMERICAN HOCKEY ARENA: Sacramento’s only indoor roller hockey facility offers classes and league play for all ages. 1960 Railroad Dr., 641-7361.

AMERICAN RIVER ATHLETIC CLUB: They’ve got aerobics, kickboxing, cycling, all new weight equipment, free personal training sessions and saunas in the bathrooms too! 947 Enterprise Dr., Sacramento. 920-1933.

CALIFORNIA FAMILY FITNESS: A membership grants you access to all the usual gym bells and whistles at all nine locations. 7941 Fair Oaks Blvd.; Carmichael, 944-2900; 6314 Fair Oaks Blvd., 482-9100; 9360 Elk Grove-Florin Rd., Elk Grove, 685-3355; 4804 Madison Ave., 339-3800; Kidz Klub, 6314 Fair Oaks Blvd., 482-0196; Women’s Club, 1335 Fulton Ave., 485-6836; 428 J St., 442-9090; 8680 Greenback Ln., Orangevale, 988-7900.

CALIFORNIA MUSCLE HEALTH CLUB: This club offers an array of cardio machines and aerobics classes (step, water, or regular, sweaty, on-the-ground aerobics), as well as some surprising perks like batting cages, kids’ judo classes and a skateboard park. 7031 Watt Ave, North Highlands, 334-2639.

CAPITAL ATHLETIC CLUB: The Capital offers studio cycling, heated lap pools, massage, jacuzzi and even complimentary shoe shines. Ooh la la. 1515 8th St., 442-3927.

CAPITOL CITY HEALTH CLUB: Fitness novices will appreciate free trainer assistance with every membership. 1895 Howe Ave., 922-8374; 1381 Florin Rd., 427-5454.

DAVIS ATHLETIC CLUB: This club is open 7 days a week with classes, weight and cardio equipment, indoor soccer and swimming. 1809 Picasso Ave., Davis, (530) 753-5282.

DEL NORTE CLUB: Some of the club’s unique offerings include Tai Chi, Pilates and on-site Shiatsu massage. 3040 Becerra Way, 483-5111.

FIRM FITNESS CENTER: The Firm has the latest fitness crazes: spin, sculpting, kick-boxing and power pump classes. 8121 Madison Ave., 535-0133.

FITNESS CONNECTION: This club’s 14 instructors offer more than 100 aerobics classes per month. 3600 Northgate Blvd., 923-0075.

FRONTRUNNERS SACRAMENTO: This gay and lesbian running group meets for runs on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. Call 974-8199 for membership information.

GOLD’S GYM: Get back to the basics with some no-nonsense fitness. 6085 Greenback, Citrus Heights, 722-5646; 11327 Folsom Blvd., Rancho Cordova, 853-5646.

GRANITE ARCH: Outside Magazine named Granite Arch one of the top 5 climbing gyms in the country, and it’s right in your back yard! 11335 Folsom Blvd., Rancho Cordova, 852-7625.

THE GYM: There’s no aerobics here! This is all about the weights, baby. 9844 Business Park Dr., 363-4967.

INTERNATIONAL VOLLEYBALL CAFE: The cafe features volleyball leagues and lessons to help improve your spike and a yummy veggie burger, too. 1516 Howe Ave., 924-8011.

JAZZERCISE: This 1980s fitness trend has proved its staying power. In Elk Grove/ Laguna, call 682-2356. In Davis, call (530) 756-3998.

MATHER SPORTS CENTER: You name it, they’ve got it: running trails, baseball diamonds, aerobics classes, cardio machines, kids classes and even basic training boot camp! 3755 Schriever Ave., Mather AFB., 362-1704.

MIDTOWN ATHLETIC CLUB: Racketball, handball and kickboxing will work you out. Yoga and massage will mellow you out. 725 14th St., 441-2977.

MOORE’S CHINESE MARTIAL ARTS: Moore’s offers the spectrum from traditional Shaolin Kung Fu to modern cardiokaraticise classes. 4300 Stockton Blvd., 452-3310.

NATOMAS RACQUET CLUB: From stairmasters to squash, Natomas Racquet Club has something for everyone. 2450 Natomas Park Dr., Sacramento, 649-0909.

OFF THE WALL INDOOR SOCCER ARENA: Home of the 1999 World Indoor Soccer League Champions, the Sacramento Knights, Off The Wall has camps, clinics and leagues to turn you into a pro. 5 Wayne Ct., 383-4200.

RACQUET AND FITNESS CLUB OF DAVIS: This full-service club features circuit training classes on the latest fitness machines. 303 Ensenada Dr., Davis, (530) 753-5683.

SACRAMENTO FENCING CLUB: Fencing is as much fun as sword fighting, but with less chance of loosing a limb. All levels are welcome and equipment is provided. 11347 Folsom Blvd., Rancho Cordova, 635-6867.

SAVVY FITNESS: The savvy folks at Savvy fitness are ready to help you get in shape. 321 Iron Point Rd., Folsom, 351-1313.

SKATETOWN: Skatetown’s two regulation NHL ice courts provide plenty of room to perfect your figure skating or hockey skills. 1009 Orlando Ave., Roseville, 783-8550.

STEP ONE DANCE AND FITNESS ACADEMY: The folks at Step One specialize in group dance classes and cardio kickboxing instruction. 1920 T St., 448-7837.

TNT: Classes galore! Step aerobics, cardio kickboxing and even something called “Butts and Guts.” Ouch! 25 Quinta Dr., Sacramento, 681-2688.

24 HOUR FITNESS: Although not always open 24 hours, these gyms offer a full array of fitness equipment for kids and adults at 7 locations. 7301 Greenback Ln., Citrus Heights, 722-7588; 671 E. Bidwell, Folsom, 984-1924; 1250 Howe Ave. Suite 11, 925-7055; 8785 Center Pkwy., Laguna, 688-8733; 9574 Micron Ave., Rancho Cordova, 363-4382; 7600 Greenhaven Dr. #15, Riverlake, 399-8181; 336 N. Sunrise Blvd., Roseville, 722-2400.

YOGA LOKA: Think you can’t break a sweat doing yoga? Think again! Yoga Loka features Bikram yoga, a series of postures done at your own pace in a room heated to your body temperature. Don’t forget to bring a towel. 4820 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, 454-4100.