1717 34th St.
Sacramento, CA 95816
Located in East Sacramento, Fitness Rangers is a place for serious workouts and performance training. The state-of-the-art facility offers boxing, kickboxing, barre, nutrition packages, cardio and resistance training and numerous daily boot camp classes. The cost for membership involves some heavy wallet lifting, but child care for members is normally only $2 to $4 an hour. There is a comfortable kids' room that is stocked with toys and family-friendly DVDs, and there are special seasonal programs for children as well. Depending on what other activities are happening at the gym, kids can sometimes join employees in the gym for supervised games and exercises. If you are interested in bringing the kids with you, call first to make sure that there are child care staff members available.
3040 Becerra Way
Sacramento, CA 95821
Del Norte is a full-service club that is very family friendly. The childcare center comes free with club membership, and is open 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. on weekdays, and 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturdays. Kids who may have outgrown the amenities of the child care center may prefer the junior lounge, which is also fully supervised. After-school childcare is available on weekdays at additional cost. There are various other programs for kids throughout the year, including a summer day camp for children 5 to 12 years old, and sports camps for other age groups.
2531 Evergreen Ave.
West Sacramento, CA 95691
Fitness System, which has the motto "burn calories, not cash," offers several options for joining, including month-to-month memberships starting around $45 for one person. All memberships include free child care. Although the gym is open 24/7, child care is only available weekdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturdays. Fitness System staff member Angel says the people working in the child care area are 100% focused on the kids, who can enjoy art supplies, games, video games and movies while parents work out. The gym offers workout equipment and machines, weight training, certified massage therapy, tanning and classes from Zumba to hula. Fitness System has several other locations, including one in South Land Park.
3880 Innovator Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95834
Locally owned and operated CalFit has locations all over the Sacramento area, including this state-of-the-art club in South Natomas. The Kidz Klub includes supervised, age-appropriate play areas, both indoors and out, and members can pay for childcare by the day or as part of a monthly package.
Child care is available for kids from 6-months-old to preteens, with activities for the younger kids including story time, tumbling, parachute play, interactive animal exploration and other games. Activities for other children can involve volleyball, crab soccer, dancing, sports, strength training, movies, crafts and parties.
1515 8th St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
CAC members can receive free childcare for kids aged 1 to 11-years-old on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sundays. Games, movies, crafts and other activities are just part of the fun for children. This is by no means a low-cost gym, and amenities include a café, complimentary shoeshine service, massage and physical therapy, facials, waxing, hair and nail salon. Members can also opt to use the lavish executive locker room, which offers permanent lockers, a private area with plasma televisions and a private lounge with beer and wine.
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