Active Sports Clubs Best Of Winner

Hours: 5:00 a.m.-10 p.m. Mon.-Thur.; 5:00 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri.; 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.; 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Sun.

Price: Memberships can be month-to-month for $95 a month plus a $250 registration fee or all-year for $95 a month and no registration fee; student memberships are $85 a month.

With comfortable amenities and state-of-the-art equipment along with a wide range of classes to choose from.Part of a chain with twelve other facilities in Silicon Valley and San Francisco, this one is a convenient favorite for downtown-Oakland workers. A keen commitment to cleanliness is evident in the locker and shower areas, where shampoo and other freshen-up toiletries are free to members. Many of the cardio machines are outfitted with TV screens. The emphasis here is on getting members to stick with it — so if you haven't shown up in a while, a staff member will call you and ask why. Outdoor heated pool, racquetball courts, squash courts, basketball gymnasium, indoor running track, cafe, pro shop, saunas, whirlpool spa, steam rooms, personal trainers, massage therapists.Cardio and strength machines including free weights, elliptical trainers, stair-climbers, treadmills, plate-loaded machines, selectorized machines.