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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Synonyms for health club


gym, gymnasium, health spa, spa

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Examples of health club in a Sentence

plays racquetball at the nearby health club

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In recent years, property developers have added high-end health clubs, meditation rooms and juice bars to their office and residential buildings. Keiko Morris, WSJ, "Real-Estate Moguls Betting on a Hybrid of Canyon Ranch and Soho House," 7 Aug. 2018 Rapkoch said teams could earn even more if sweetening their rights deals with season tickets, a luxury suite or memberships to a health club at the training site. Geoff Baker, The Seattle Times, "Seattle’s future hockey hub? Inside the big money — and community — of NHL practice facilities," 19 Aug. 2018 Peloton and SoulCycle are part of growing health club and fitness equipment markets that are increasingly getting attention from entrepreneurs and tech investors. Rani Molla, Recode, "Peloton now has more U.S. customers than SoulCycle, new data suggests," 3 Dec. 2018 Presented by the developers as the town's first-ever downtown area, North Capital's plans boasted more than 91,000 square feet of retail, a 35,000-square-foot grocery store, a health club and a Marriott SpringHill Suites hotel. Staff Report,, "Development firm submits application for Purple Hotel redevelopment project," 9 July 2018 From her workout classes at KX health club in London to a bit of light shopping over the weekend, Pippa hasn't missed a beat since announcing her pregnancy earlier this year. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "Pippa Middleton Got Maternity Style Right In a Pleated Lilac Dress," 8 Oct. 2018 The groom is the stepson of Daniel E. Levin, the chairman of the Habitat Company, a real estate management and development company in Chicago, and the chief executive of the East Bank Club, a health club in Chicago. New York Times, "Amanda Kane, Jeffrey Rapp," 1 July 2018 The building doesn’t have any luxury amenities such as underground parking, a pool or health club, just the basics. Benny L. Kass,, "You think your for-sale house is haunted. Do you have to tell potential buyers?," 14 Dec. 2017 Others will patrol pools at health clubs and country clubs. Corey Kilgannon, New York Times, "They Started School Afraid of the Water. Now They Are Saving Lives.," 18 June 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of health club

: a private club where people go to exercise

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