Without gyms, people would resort to outdated fitness techniques such as swimming and pushing Model Ts up slight inclines. Celebrate contemporary fitness with today's Groupon: for $25, you get a 25-day membership and one personal training session at East Side and West Side Athletic Clubs (a $69.14 value). Fitness buffs can round out their new workout routine with a combination of fitness classes, cardio equipment, and muscle-sculpting weight training at one of three locations: downtown Portland, Clackamas, and Milwaukie.
Each gym offers convenient methods for tackling exercise boredom—equipment is wired with Cardio Theater for built-in entertainment while running, stair climbing, or ellipticaling. For more interactive fitness, gym-goers can sample from the yoga, Pilates, or cycling classes offered at various times throughout the day, depending on the location. Duos can hit up the racquetball courts or hold water races in one of the indoor pools, while ladies can enroll in female-only fitness classes, and follow up with a warm-down in the sauna or Jacuzzi. The included session with one of the club's certified personal trainers (a $29 value) should help gym-goers carve out a personalized routine, while affording an opportunity to swap crock pot recipes with a real-life personal trainer.
While there aren't many online user reviews for the West Side Athletic Club Downtown, nor East Side Athletic Club Clackamas, Insider Pagers give the East Side Athletic Club Milwaukie a three-star average:
- East Side Athletic Club is a great place to work out in downtown Milwaukie. They have a great assortment of stuff you can do to help keep in shape or tone up your body. Very nice atmosphere and friendly staff. – Scott W.
East Side and West Side Athletic Clubs
East Side and West Side Athletic Clubs offer pampering for all bodies, ages, and fitness types with facilities packed with swimming pools, racquetball courts, childcare centers, and cardio decks. Group fitness classes make use of the studio space and include high-energy Zumba or relaxing yoga, with water aerobics taking place in the indoor pool or the high-pressure showers. In addition to workout amenities, guests can take advantage of bountiful spa and relaxation services including massages, acupuncture, and a full-service hair salon. Each of the three locations has its own personality and offerings. See the full list for each location here.