Feel the burn
Local health club listings
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.