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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The worldwide health club industry generated $94 billion in revenue during 2018, which was up 7.9 percent from the $87.2 billion the sector produced in 2017, the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association, or IHRSA, reported. George Avalos, The Mercury News, "Barry’s Bootcamp gets ready to open at San Jose’s Santana Row," 21 Aug. 2019 The health club’s majority investor threw partner Stephen Ross under the bus over his support for Trump. Dennis Prager, National Review, "My Response to Harvey Spevak, Executive Chairman of Equinox," 27 Aug. 2019 Tenants offering services are the Fitness SF health club chain, OnSite Dental and health care company Kaiser Permanente. Roland Li,, "SF’s Transbay transit center gets three more food tenants," 8 Aug. 2019 The 51-year-old daughter of the late Senator Edward Kennedy died at a Washington health club on Sept. 16, 2011. Travis Andersen,, "Saoirse Kennedy Hill’s death is the latest in a long line of Kennedy tragedies," 2 Aug. 2019 The firm just led a $14 million Series A round into the Well, a venture that integrates an upscale health club with an online marketplace and other wellness lines of business. Heather Mack, WSJ, "NEA Makes a Land Grab in Booming Wellness Marketplace," 19 Apr. 2019 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

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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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