Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre
2120 16 Ave NE
Calgary, AB T2E 1L4
Phone: (403) 291-4666
Fax: (403) 291-6498
Beauty & Spas
Owned and operated by local Calgarians, The Gym is affiliated with IPFA Gyms worldwide and has Calgary's largest free-weight area. There is also a fabulous cardio theater so you can watch some TV while you work out. Some of the other features include tanning beds, free parking and an energetic Spin class which is a vigorous cycling/aerobic class set to the latest music. They also offer membership. The center is very spacious and exceptionally clean with all new equipment. Call ahead for more details.
A wonderfully relaxed environment in which to pamper yourself is what Leela Eco Spa and Studio offers you. Boasting of an experienced team specializing in massages, this spa also offers various treatments like refreshing facials, Reiki and non-surgical facelifts. Many workshops, aimed at helping you improve your overall wellness, are organized; yoga for new mothers and their babies and yogalates are two such workshops. This eco spa makes for a refreshing escape from daily life, one everyone should give a try.
At last, a spa made for men! Renovations The Spa for Men, located close to Downtown Calgary, is a full-service spa dedicated to pampering hardworking men. Renovations offers everything from facials and massages, to manicures and pedicures. Men who like extra grooming care will like the extensive waxing services on offer, plus they can get the trendiest hairstyle of the season without missing out on their favorite sport on TV.
A recreational zone, this city-owned pool also offers twin ice arenas servicing mainly local hockey teams, as well as a large gymnasium and a fitness studio. But the real draw is the five-acre indoor waterpark and its feature waterslide, the Pepsi Thunder a six-storey high climb with a twisting descent. There are four other slides, as well as two hot tubs, a dive tank and a wave pool churning out meter-high play waves. There are kiddie pool areas for toddlers also.
For a day full of being pampered, and having people wait on you hand and foot, make your way over to Stillwater Spa at the Hyatt Regency Calgary. Just the ambiance will have you well on your way to loosening up, and the various treatments are the icing on the cake. You could avail of individual treatments like massages and facials, or choose to thoroughly indulge yourself with a complete spa package, which would take at least two and a half hours and CAD290. If you're hungry in between treatments, you need not venture out of the spa-there are more than adequate arrangements meant for your refreshment.
Posh Hair salon caters to Calgary's trendy folk and has its share of stars and celebrities asking for its services. Posh Hair can push the limits when it comes to hair fashion. The salon offers services for weddings and other functions, from hair and make-up services to hair design and color. They also offer tanning and waxing. Next time you're in Calgary, drop by Posh Hair for their intimate atmosphere and star-studded customer service.
At Bankers Hall Club, you can choose, from among the many exercise programs, the one that suits you best. There are personal training options, squash courts and a number of group fitness classes. If you sign up for the sports therapy program, you will be treated by some wonderfully experienced massage therapists, and will have access to the eucalyptus steam room. This is the gym of choice for many urban professionals from the Downtown area of the city.
Voda Spa is not green only in terms of decor; the theme extends to the manner in which it is managed and run as well. Making sure to use natural products in recycled packaging, this is a spa that leaves you feeling completely renewed. The experienced staff can be completely relied upon to give you some great massages, skin and beauty treatments. The competent massage therapists are just as familiar with ordinary procedures like Aromatherapy and Deep Tissue massages as they are with more specialized ones like Pregnancy and Thai Poultice massages. As part of their 'Organic Retreat' services, you could also undergo anti-aging treatments. A truly natural new you will walk out from this spa.
Breathe, twist and stretch yourself to relaxation at this Downtown yoga studio. Yoga Passage is a place where you can familiarize yourself with the many varieties of yoga at very reasonable rates. Many useful workshops, like the prenatal workshop, designed to prepare women for the process of childbirth, are organized here. If simply yoga is not enough, you could sign up for a massage for complete relaxation.
The Talisman Centre is a sports complex that has been developed with the aim of providing Calgarians with a place where they can improve their overall health and fitness in a manner that appeals to them. People have access to various sport facilities, like a fitness center, swimming pools, gymnasiums and running tracks. There are also many fitness classes on offer. All in all, this center provides a great platform for the people of Calgary to improve their fitness levels.
Located in Downtown Calgary, an area populated by art galleries and restaurants, is a gem of a salon. At RedBloom Salon, with its predominantly red decor, you will get some of the most chic hairstyles of the season, using natural products that will do your hair a world of good. You can choose your stylist, the level of whose expertise could be anywhere between student and master stylist. On your first visit, you are also eligible for a CAD10 discount on your cut or color.
Named one of Canada's top ten fitness clubs, Heavens has two floors of exceptionally well-maintained fitness equipment including free weights, stair climbers, treadmills and more. They offer the most extensive group fitness class schedule in Calgary featuring yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi. Massages and personal training are also available. Drop-ins are welcome and you can phone the club in advance to arrange for a free trial visit.