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Where to Exercise Those Options

October 04, 1990

North County fitness centers and health clubs offer a range of services, some included in the membership fee and some available separately. Following is a partial listing of services and fees, which are subject to change.


Gold's Gym of Cardiff, 2085 San Elijo Ave., Cardiff. 944-0044. Weight machine, Stairmaster, Gravitron, Lifecycle, Windracers, rowing machine, co-ed sauna. Affiliated with K-Robics in Encinitas. Nutritionist and personalized training. Pro shop. Call for rates.


Family Fitness Centers, 2213 El Camino Real, Carlsbad. 439-4404. Club serves Carlsbad-Oceanside area. Four racquetball courts, 10 aerobics classes per day, Nautilus weight machines. Lifesteps, Stairmaster, treadmills, Lifecycles. Co-ed sauna, child care.


Del Mar Workout, 2010 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar. 481-6226. Has 2,000 members. Ninety aerobics classes per week. Hoist machines, treadmills, Windracers, Lifecycles, Stairmaster. Massage, facials, child care. Full membership from $425 per year to $39 per month, plus $149 initiation fee.


Gold's K-Robic Workout Club, 1105 2nd St., Encinitas. 436-1970. Low- and high-impact workouts, aerobics with light weights, personalized training. Aerobics classes in conjunction with Gold's Gym of Cardiff. Child care. Ten sessions $55, or $49 initiation and $48 per month.

North County Athletic Club, 613 Westlake, Encinitas. 436-8683. Forty aerobics classes per week, six racquetball courts, three weight rooms with Nautilus and Cybex machines, Lifecycles, Stairmasters, Gravitron, rowing machines, restaurant and bar with large-screen television. Initiation fee $150, monthly dues from $20 to $48.

Transformations: A Fitness Alternative, 681 Encinitas Blvd., Suite 302, Encinitas. 632-8003. Callanetics workout combines ballet, isometrics and stretching. Classes limited to 10. Deep-muscle massage, body wrap, nutritional products. Five sessions $60, 10 sessions $90, 20 classes $160.

Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA, 200 Saxony Road, Encinitas. 942-9622. Indoor lap and diving pools, saunas, 50 aerobics classes per week, four lighted tennis courts, fitness classes. Soccer and softball leagues, karate, judo, yoga. Child care. Single adult $222 per year or $18.50 monthly. Family $351 annually.


Escondido Athletic Club, 130 E. Lincoln Ave., Escondido. 743-4999. Outdoor, 25-meter heated pool, saunas, racquetball, tennis, weight rooms, full-court gym for basketball and volleyball, Lifecycles, Stairmasters, personal trainer and consultation for injuries. Full membership $55 per month, $300 initiation fee.

Family Fitness Centers, 984 W. El Norte Parkway, Escondido. 739-8422. Nine aerobics classes daily, Lifecycles, Lifesteps, weight machines. Child care.

Family Fitness Centers, 409 W. Felicita Ave., Escondido. 489-0660. Aerobics daily, weight machines, Lifesteps, Stairmaster, and Lifecycle. Child care.

The Fitness Club, 628 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido. 746-1111. Thirty-five aerobics classes per week. Womens' private workout area. Stairmaster and Lifecycles, Nautilus weight machines. Personalized training session with membership. Sauna, pro shop, child care. Initiation from $89 to $189, monthly dues of $19.

World Gym, 130 W. Woodward Ave., Escondido. 480-8000. Outdoor lap pool, aerobics, basketball, volleyball, racquetball courts, Stairmasters, Lifecycles, steam room, sauna. Child care. Membership $349 for year.

Palomar Family YMCA, 1050 N. Broadway Escondido. 745-7490. Outdoor heated pool, six lighted tennis courts, Nautilus weight equipment, aerobics and water aerobics. Child care. Enrollment $50, plus $16 per month.


Personally Fit Inc., 16236 San Dieguito Road, Fairbanks Village Plaza in Fairbanks Ranch. 756-5232. Small facility offers personal training for seniors and sports conditioning. Ten aerobics classes per week, lower-back reconditioning. Enrollment $500, with monthly dues of $100.


Ultra Fitness & Tanning, 1075 S. Mission Road, Fallbrook. 723-3464. Four aerobics classes per day, weight room, Lifecycles, stair climbers. Child care. Enrollment fee $35, plus $40 per month.


One-to-One Fitness, 3475 Caminito Sierra, La Costa, 436-3212. Personal fitness training. Workouts emphasize toning, strengthening and stretching. Outdoor, 50-foot lap pool. $40 per session for 10-session package.


Mesa Racquet & Swim Club, on Camino Ruiz in Mira Mesa, 11347 Zapata Ave., Mira Mesa. 566-1414. Outdoor pool, Nautilus machines, four aerobics classes per day, three racquetball courts, four lighted tennis courts. Initiation $99, $45 per month.

Woo-Ten Institute, 9865 Mesa Rim Road, Suite 213, Mira Mesa. 558-8751. Former martial arts champion Garry Woo-Ten trains with low-impact aerobics, light weights, calisthenics and stretching. Sessions $35 each.

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