Nothing beats regular exercise. Fitness centres are also extremely popular in Switzerland because they offer a varied programme at attractive prices. We have put together the various studios for you and wish you lots of fun training and sweating.
With 27 studios in German-speaking Switzerland, 31 studios in French-speaking Switzerland and 4 studios in Ticino, Activ Fitness is very well represented throughout Switzerland. The opening of numerous further studios is planned for 2019.
The annual subscription costs CHF 740.- and includes strength, endurance, course programme, sauna, steam bath and day nursery. The subscription is valid in all studios, so you are not bound to a single location. Another advantage: Activ Fitness does not charge admission fees.
Migros Fitness Park
The Migros Fitnessparks are mainly represented in German-speaking Switzerland, there is only one studio in the French-speaking part. Training is possible at 16 locations. The Migros fitness parks offer a wide range of activities, including hamam, indoor swimming pools, massages and Migros aquaparks.
Membership gives you access to all the fitness parks in Switzerland and to all the aquaparks belonging to the Migros network. That’s a total of 130 locations. The annual fee is CHF 1420.-.
Basefit is one of the cheapest fitness chains in Switzerland. Members can train in 40 studios in German-speaking Switzerland, starting at CHF 399.50 per year. Wellness and gastronomy are deliberately avoided. The subscription includes strength and endurance, functional training and group fitness. All additional services such as drinks, vibration training and solarium cost extra.
Clever fit is a Europe-wide fitness chain that operates 11 studios in Switzerland. It offers endurance, strength, circuit and vibration training, TRX, virtual and functional trianing. The annual subscription costs CHF 699.- plus CHF 50.- registration and administration fee.
Besides a large variety of chains, there are also a few very exclusive gyms through out Switzerland. We picked the best for you.
Holmes Place in Oberrieden
Holmes Place offers fitness studios at various exclusive locations in German-speaking Switzerland. One of the most beautiful is located in Oberrieden directly on Lake Zurich. If the weather is fine, you can train on the outdoor terrace, and if the weather is bad, the sauna offers a magnificent view of Lake Zurich. 66 group courses per week ensure a varied training programme. The fun costs 2268.- per year.
L’Usine Opéra in Geneva
The exclusive gym in the heart of Geneva is located in an old bank building and is spread over several floors. It convinces above all by its high-quality interior equipment. Which is reflected in price, the annual subscription costs 2950.-.
Indigo Fitness Club in Lucerne
The stylish gym offers its guests a towel service as well as free mineral water, coffee and cosmetics. A steam bath with coloured light is also part of the equipment. Training takes place overlooking the beautiful Pilatus. The annual subscription costs CHF 1550.-. Indigo Fitness also runs studios in Zurich, Zug, Basel and Geneva.
The White Rabbit in Bern
In addition to its fitness area, the exclusive fitness centre also offers wellness, massages, baths and saunas. The interior of the White Rabbit is luxurious, which is reflected in the annual fee. Membership costs CHF 2640.- per year.
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