It may not be official, but in most people’s minds, January is National Plan to Get Fit Month. Since I ran my last Lake Oswego fitness clubs’ roundup, the scene has changed with many newcomers stepping in to serve the Lake Oswego community. Now you really have no excuse to follow through on your New Year’s resolution to get in better shape. One of these programs is sure to help.
Barre3, 4859 Meadows Rd., Suite 167. 503.206.8396. Workouts here borrow moves from ballet, yoga and Pilates to focus on balance, strength and length in your body. Classes combine dynamic movement with isometric holds for efficient workouts that are low impact while managing to burn fat and build muscle. Amenities include a changing room, two showers, toiletries, towels and a play lounge. Choose from a variety of packages for single classes all the way up to unlimited. Newcomers are invited to try two weeks of unlimited classes for $49.
Star Cycle, 375 Second Street. 503.303.4498. These hard-hitting 45-minute indoor cycle sessions utilize invigorating music, choreography, dimmed lighting and upper body movements and weights to ensure a high-energy, full body workout. Child care available. Individual classes are $ 25 but packages but packages offer discounts. New client specials include $15 for one class or 3 for $40 or one month of unlimited classes for $99.
Project 360, 420 2nd Street. The equipment and support are here to support you in reaching your fitness goals. If you’re looking for a more intimate experience, this is your spot. Membership is limited to 200 with full access from 4:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. to the extensive range of cardiovascular and functional training equipment. Work alone or let one of their professional trainers guide you. Locker rooms, showers, lounge, and a Trackman Simulator to sharpen your golf game are all included in membership. Connect online for information.
9Round, 21 S State Street, 503.387.5798. Short on time? These 30-minute kickboxing themed sessions will get you in and out quickly. No matter when you show up within regular hours, a trainer is on hand to lead you through your individualized workout incorporating nine challenging workout stations based on functional, interval, cardiovascular, and circuit training regimen. Try your first workout session for free.
Club Pilates Lake Oswego, 3 Monroe Parkway, Suite 300F, 503.8225473. Enjoy full body workouts with low impact, taking advantage of equipment like the Reformer, TRX Suspension Trainer and springboards. The studio features seven signature class formats and four levels of classes—you’re sure to find the right fit. They offer a free introductory class or consider subscribing to Club Pilates on demand—a streaming service that begins at $29.99 (with a free seven day trial).
Pilates Bodies Studio, 16130 SW Boones Ferry Road, Suite A, 503.913.5788. New clients are encouraged to sign up for the introductory package of five lessons on the equipment for $225. From there you can continue with private or semi-private lessons or group classes that include Mat Pilates, Yoga, Tai Chi, and belly dancing.
IM=X Pilates and Fitness, 436 1st Street, 503.908.0024 IM=X claims to offer Pilates re-invented, re-choreographed and reconstructed to include other physical disciplines like cardio, barre and weight training. See for yourself. They offer a free private reformer introductory session (an $80 value).
Lake Oswego Pilates, 333 S. State Street. Lake Oswego Pilates is located inside the Trainers Club and run by Ellen Schmelzle. Contact her at 205.383.9190 for information regarding lessons and introductory packages.
Age-less Body Pilates Studio, 311 B Avenue, Suite Z, 503.381.3281. Age-Less Body Pilates Studio provides professional, certified Pilates instruction in an intimate setting. Choose from private and semi-private mat and Reformer Pilates lessons and small group class sessions for teens to adults.
CrossFit Lake Oswego, 17425 SW Pilkington Rd., 503.901.7877. Get the support, education, and motivation you need to participate in this fitness program. New members are encouraged to try their first class for free. While classes vary, the format typically covers a warmup, strength exercises, metabolic workout, mobility and core. Choose from a variety of packages that vary in pricing depending on your usage.
Snap Fitness, 6296 SW Meadows Road, 503.968.7627. Looking for an efficient workout you can do on your own time? Enjoy 24 hour access to MYFIT workouts that change daily but totally 18 minutes of 90 second high intensity intervals followed by 30 seconds of rest. Fitted with a MYFIT heart monitor you’ll be able to make sure you are in your zone for maximum effect. A single membership is $39.95/month; $54.95 joint; and $64.95 for a family.
Jazzercise. 11830 Kerr Parkway, Suite 206. 503.313.1122. Jazzercise bills itself as the original dance party workout with the potential to burn 800 calories in one 55 minute session. The program has been around since 1969 and in Lake Oswego for quite a long time. Choreographed routines that change regularly blend dance, Pilates, yoga, kickboxing and strength training, so you’re covered on most fitness fronts. Check them out for special deals running through January 31, 2020.
Trainer’s Club, 333 S. State Street, 503.636.3900. This club offers cardio machines, free weights, personal training, massage therapy, as well as more than 45 group classes in a variety of offerings from Yoga and Tai Chi, to H.I.I.T and spin. There is also a Pilates studio and chiropractor located on site. Membership rates vary depending on your age and usage.
Providence Fitness at Kruse Woods, 5300 Meadows Rd., 503.216.6606. Providence has moved its fitness center from Mercantile Plaza to Meadows Road. Offers cardio and weight training machines, free weights, steam and locker room, showers, and personal training and massage for additional fees. Membership includes access to group exercise classes which include Yoga, Cardio Fusion, Pilates Dance Fusion, Parkinson’s Exercise Program and Low Impact Functional Training. Discounts offered to Providence Health Plan members. Call for rates.
Firebrand Sports, 15082 Bangy Road, 503.343.0101. Get in. Get out. Get fit with the Lagree workout routine that fuses heart-pumping cardio, intense strength training and the precision of Pilates to deliver the most effective, safe and complete workout in the shortest time. Try it out with a two-week unlimited membership for $69.
Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation Department. 503.675.2549. Check current catalog. Class offerings range from Zumba, Nia and Yoga to Boomer’s Boot Camp and Cycle and Strength. Other choices include basketball, soccer, cornhole, and slow-pitch softball league play, running club for girls and adults, drop-in basketball and volleyball and adult pickleball clinic. Tennis lessons are offered at the Indoor Tennis Center at 2900 Diane Drive, golf lessons at the Public Golf Course at 17525 Stafford Road and rowing at the Water Sports Center, 350 Oswego Pointe Drive.
Lake Oswego School District Pool, 2455 Country Club Road, 503.534.2330. Eight lanes are available for both lap and recreational swim as well as swim lessons. Local schools also use the pool for practice and meets. Check online for the schedule. Fees for residents range from $7.25 per adult visit to $552 for an annual pass.
Bay Club Portland, 18120 SW Lower Boones Ferry Road, Tigard. 503.968.4500. Formerly ClubSport Oregon, the new ownership has introduced a series of renovations that makes this top notch fitness center even better. Voted one of the top fitness clubs in the U.S. by Fitness magazine in 2014, this club has some unique offerings including a Rock Climbing Center with 11,500 square feet of climbing surface as well as an Air Fit Studio for high altitude training. The facility indoor basketball and pickleball courts, racquetball and squash courts, a six-lane indoor swimming pool as well as an outdoor aquatic center, Airfit Altitude Training Studio, climbing wall, The Edge performance training center, Pilates studio, Kids’ World, massage, and café. Most group fitness classes are free to members and are offered in two studios (Exhale which includes yoga, Pilates, Nia, Tai Chi, Barre, and Centergy type classes and Excite that offers classes along the lines of Zumba, Group Fight, Strength and Conditioning and High Intensity Interval Training). Personal trainers are on hand as well as nutritional counselors. Family membership holders receive three free hours of childcare per day. Membership fees vary as do specials.
24 Hour Fitness, 17942 SW McEwan Road, Tigard. 503.670.0400. The local center is open 24 hours a day and includes a full size basketball court, three lane indoor lap pool, Kids Club, sauna, steam and spa, free weights and circuit training, personal trainers, racquetball court, and cardio equipment. Group exercise classes include Zumba, Yoga, Bodypump, Cycle, willPower and grace, Aqua fitness, and bootybarre. Membership fees vary. Take advantage of their free three day gym pass to check it out.
Stafford Hills Club, 5916 SW Nyberg Lane, Tualatin. 503.612.2400. Tennis courts set this club apart from the rest of the local offerings. Stafford features seven indoor and three outdoor courts with an elevated skybox for viewing. In addition there is an outdoor saltwater pool with six lanes for lap and recreational swim, a small children’s swim area and a splash pad for kids. Family events and children’s programming are offered regularly and two hours of free childcare daily is available to family memberships. Studio Grace features traditional and hot yoga classes, Pilates mat and reformer training, and Barre classes. Group exercise classes run the gamut from Hard CORE and Cycle Strength to Cardio Strength and Zumba. Personal trainers are on hand and for individual as well as Team Training sessions. A salon and spa and café round out the facilities. Membership rates vary.
LA Fitness, 7995 SW Nyberg Street, Tualatin. 503.620.7727. This 45,000 square foot facility features cardio and strength conditioning machines, three racquetball courts, one basketball court, an indoor saltwater pool, Jacuzzi, sauna in locker rooms, 45-50 classes offered per week including Zumba, yoga, water aerobics and cycle and spin classes, SilverSneakers fitness program, juice bar and Kids Club. Personal training is also available. Membership fees vary.
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