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The Ruddalens sports center in the southwestern borough of Frölunda of Gothenburg is surely a treat for all sports fans in the city. This center is abuzz with activities throughout the year, with tournaments and competitions in sports like soccer, skating, and the intriguing sport of bandy being organized here. This venue has been used for several major sporting events, including the soccer World Cup, over the years. Inside the center there are skating tracks and hockey rinks that are covered, except a special track for bandy that is outdoors. The sports center also has a gym and fitness center which can be used after paying a mandatory fee. The Ruddalens also leases its spaces for events, depending on availability and the kind of event. See website or call for more information.
Fysiken is the student sports center, but it is open to the public and the atmosphere here is often more relaxed than at the downtown gyms. Almost every activity you can think of is represented here, including salsa, aikido, volleyball, aerobics, indoor football, climbing and much more. It is possible to just use the gym or to join an organized activity, but you can also rent a hall. Physicians, massage, dieticians and physiotherapy are also available. A one-month complete membership costs SEK435 (EUR51.45) for non-students. To get here, take bus 60 to Pilbågsgatan.
After a stressful day at work, all you need is a self-indulgence time. Walk into Salong Gråberget and feel the difference. This salon has all the essentials in terms of a well-trained staff, effective rejuvenating massages and a relaxing atmosphere. They provide you with treatments such as body massages, hair extensions, hair coloring, eyelash extensions, ear piercing; haircut for all men, women or children, foot massages and nail care. Call ahead to book an appointment.
Located at the Alfhemsgatan, the large sign of SEK200 makes this place hard to miss. Salong Arena enjoys a loyal clientele owning to the budget-friendly hair styles that they offer. This small barber shop is frequented by men of all ages who come here to sport new looks or sharpen the existing ones. A talented team of hardworking barbers work magic with your hair here. The place is highly affordable and irrespective of your preferences nothing about Salong Arena will ever disappoint you.
What started as a humble yoga class, is today a formal yoga institution in itself. Ashtanga Yoga Shala is owned by Olle Bengtström and Lisa Wikström, and here they teach Ashtanga just the way it is practiced in Mysore. Their clients range from pregnant women, senior citizens, children to those from the busy younger generation. The instructors at Ashtanga Yoga Shala are talented yoga practitioners popular across the globe and they are known to appropriately guide clients for the betterment of the mind, body and soul. The practice hall is welcoming and it is endowed with a serene decor to welcome you into utmost wellness. In addition, the place sells various yoga related items and books.
A few minutes away from the Scandinavium, SATS - Valhalla is located on Valhallagatan. A part of the chain of gymnasiums called SAT, this outlet is straddled between Lorensberg and Örgryte districts of Gothenburg. Open all week, the gym offers over 30 classes every week. These include group workouts such as cycling, yoga, circuit training, aerobics, Kinesis and lots more. SAT gymst offer great services like personal trainers, baby sitting and diet support are offered for its members. The trainers are experienced, seasoned and highly professional, whereas everything about these gyms is state-of-the-art. All in all, SATS-Valhalla makes for a great workout.
Skatås Motionscenter is situated in a woody area east of the city. If you are not satisfied with just walking in the forest, then you have to drop by at this fabulous gym center. The prices are low compared to places in the center of the city. Along with the usual gym facilities, there is a solarium, a sauna, a cold pool and a cafe too. A few hundred meters away you will find a campsite. To get here, take tram 5 to Welandersgatan. Follow Olbergsgatan for one kilometer.
Located near the Haga district of Gothenburg, the Nordic Wellness branch of Vasagatan street is popular among locals for the tailored health services it offers in the form of personal trainers. The membership fee is highly affordable and students get a 10 percent discount on their identity cards. Members also have access to free machine tutorials as well as a small shop selling fitness items and energy drinks.
S.A.T.S. Sports Club is the result of a merger of several different gyms. They now have three facilities in Gothenburg. Among them is the one on Kungsgatan, close to the dome, many bars, restaurants and a fitness café. At S.A.T.S you can get all the different kinds of exercise a modern gym has to offer. To receive information about the daily schedule, call +46 31 13 7030 instead of the regular number. To get here, take trams 1, 2, 4 or 9 to Domkyrkan.
SATS, the popular chain of gyms are located all over Sweden, one of their Gothenburg outlets, SATS-Kompassen is located on Kyrkogatan, in Inom Vallgraven area. The state-of-the-art facility offers over 66 classes per week ,these include group workouts such as zumba, kick boxing, spinning, weight training and lots more. SATS also offers personal trainers who can help you get to your body goal sooner and at the best of your capacity. SATS boasts of professional, seasoned and exceedingly helpful trainers. Apart from this, these gyms also have wonderful add-ons such as babysitting and dietary support and lots more. Check out their website for more information.
The brainchild of Patrick and Carina, Salong IT opened its doors in 1999. This hair salon is known for their creative and trendy styles. Keeping up with the times and fashion, their expert stylists will weave their magic on your tresses according to your personality and type of hair. So if its a cut, style or coloring, you can be assured that your precious crown is in safe hands.
Friskis och Svettis is an unpretentious alternative to the flashier downtown gyms. It attracts people of all different ages and levels of fitness. In the summer, the outdoor aerobics in Slottsskogen is very popular, though some people might argue that they are ruining the lawns. Friskis och Svettis also has a lot of gyms all over town. Membership gives you access to all activities and facilities. To get here, take trams 1, 2, 4, 7 or 9 to Domkyrkan. Please call for timings.