health club


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

Examples of health club in a Sentence

plays racquetball at the nearby health club
Recent Examples on the Web New homes, roadways, parks, hotels, shopping centers, and even a private members health club seem to have sprung up overnight, catering to a breakneck influx of new residents across cultural, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds attracted to the ecosystem surrounding America’s largest retailer. Zachary Weiss, Vogue, 16 Sep. 2023 They were given key cards to a health club but never returned to use it. Billy Witz, New York Times, 15 Sep. 2023 The Pavilion was to be Oceanside’s largest shopping center, with 4,000 parking spaces and 19 commercial buildings, including mostly big-box retail stores, boutiques, a health club, a movie theater and restaurants. Phil Diehl, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Oct. 2023 With downtown office vacancies at record highs and return-to-work mandates failing to catalyze the commute, co-working is making new inroads in Chicago, cropping up everywhere from suburban shopping centers and apartment buildings to a swanky health club in River North. Robert Channick, Chicago Tribune, 30 July 2023 However, the building also has five-star, hotel-like amenities including a three-story state-of-the-art pool room, health club, and full spa, as well as a fitness center, library and billiards room, pet spa, screening room, and dining and entertainment areas. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 11 July 2023 And no one would study the day-to-day operations of a health club better than I, from my unique vantage point of seeing it from the ground up. Greg Harden, Men's Health, 15 Aug. 2023 The Montage contains two pools (one just for adults), a health club overlooking the vineyard—complete with yoga among the vines—a secluded spa, and three signature dining options, all inspired by region’s ecological and culinary heritage. Jeffrey Ingledue, ELLE, 11 Aug. 2023 Not to mention encounters with fellow Plaza tenants and visitors through the years: Tennessee Williams, at the market by the orange juice, in a full-length ermine, or Richard Burton, down in the health club, reclining on a chaise longue. Nick Paumgarten, The New Yorker, 26 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of health club was in 1961

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“Health club.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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