health club


Definition of health club

: a usually commercial establishment having members who pay a fee to use its health and fitness facilities and equipment

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plays racquetball at the nearby health club
Recent Examples on the Web The hotel will also feature its own signature bar and restaurant as well as a health club and a pool. Trevor Fraser,, "Disney’s Swan Reserve hotel looks to open summer 2021," 18 Nov. 2020 Walnut Creek’s Broadway Plaza shopping center turned the rooftop of a parking garage into space for a health club tenant. John King, San Francisco Chronicle, "How to make sure winter is welcoming in the time of COVID," 15 Nov. 2020 The complex featured a hotel, restaurant, banquet rooms, a health club and retail shops. Jennie Key, The Enquirer, "Reading Road reopens following fire this morning at Carrousel Inn," 30 Oct. 2020 The Trump International Hotel & Tower would include 486 condominium units, 339 hotel rooms, restaurants, a bar, two parking garages, a health club, a spa, and tens of thousands of square feet in retail space and conference facilities. David Enrich, New York Times, "How Trump Maneuvered His Way Out of Trouble in Chicago," 27 Oct. 2020 The fear of coronavirus infection while exercising at the local health club has prompted huge sales in home fitness equipment. Jay Heflin, Washington Examiner, "Fitness equipment flying off shelves as people stay fit sheltering at home," 13 Aug. 2020 For example, only seven guests at a time will be permitted in the hotel's health club, where gym equipment has been spaced at least six feet apart to promote social distancing, Woods said. Randy Tucker,, "New Downtown Cincinnati luxury hotel opening today amid pandemic, civil unrest," 3 June 2020 Like the lawsuit brought by the group of gym and health club owners, these businesses argue that Ohio law only allows Acton to isolate the sick and quarantine those who have been directly exposed. Cameron Knight,, "Ohio orders still ban billiards, pinball and video games at bars. Businesses are suing.," 26 May 2020 Cities and states around the country had begun taking drastic steps that eventually led to cancellations of sporting events, closures of schools, bars, restaurants, health clubs, churches and other gathering places. John Tuohy, Indianapolis Star, "A bar, car rentals and Moose Lodge: Officials didn't warn those who met coronavirus victim," 24 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of health club

1961, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of health club was in 1961

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24 Nov 2020

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“Health club.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of health club

: a private club where people go to exercise

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