In Motion Fitness Renovation
In Motion Fitness RenovationChico, Calif. 2011
This family-oriented club includes a wide array of activity spaces and amenities throughout a five-acre site, with a design that recalls a Mediterranean village atmosphere. Featuring a combined nine pools or spas, the aquatic facility has proven popular for birthday parties and rentals. Fitness and athletics spaces include two free-weight rooms, two group exercise studios, a dedicated yoga atrium with a butterfly display, a Pilates studio, an indoor basketball court, two cardio rooms with 110 machines, two weight rooms with 100 machines, and a women’s workout room.
The facility also boasts spaces for children’s programs and senior wellness programs. Wellness and lifestyle amenities include areas for massage and facials, a steam room, a sauna and an on-site physical therapy suite. Recent expansions or additions include men’s and women’s executive locker rooms, a full-service café serving organic and healthy foods, a second-story conference/event room with balcony overlooking the aquatic area and a fitness promenade decorated with water arches.
The childcare area was expanded by 75 percent and is now equipped with double-lock entry doors with buzzers, a check-in number system and five video cameras, and features an arts and crafts area, eating areas and play areas. The walls are decorated with hand-painted aquatic scenes, and three 450-gallon saltwater tanks feature exotic tropical fish and a live coral reef.
Project DetailsArchitect: Russell Gallaway Associates Inc.; Chico, Calif.
Associate Architect: Land Image Landscape Architects & Planners; Chico, Calif.
Aquatic Design Engineer: Holiday Pools Construction; Chico, Calif.
Construction Cost: $2.2 million
Square Feet: 18,000
Occupancy: January 2009
Cardiovascular Equipment: Precor Inc.
Cardiovascular Equipment: Schwinn Fitness Products
Cardiovascular Equipment: Octane Fitness
Cardiovascular Equipment: Life Fitness
Chemical Control Systems: Blue-White Industries
Cleaners/Vacuums: Lincoln Equipment Inc.
Entertainment Systems: AV Now Fitness Sound
Filtration Systems: Sta-Rite by Pentair Water Pool and Spa
Flooring, Aerobics: Centaur Floor Systems LLC
Flooring, Fitness Center: Johnsonite
Free-Weight Equipment: TRX
Free-Weight Equipment: Body Bar Systems Inc.
Free-Weight Equipment: GP Industries Inc.
Heaters: Raypak Inc.
Lighting: Northern Lights
Lockers: Hollman Lockers & Courts Inc.
Strength Equipment: Cybex International Inc.
Strength Equipment: Body Masters Sports Industries Inc.
Strength Equipment: efi Sports Medicine
Strength Equipment: FreeMotion Fitness
Strength Equipment: Life Fitness
Taping/Treatment Tables: Oasis Physical Therapy
Water Play Features: Rain Drop Products LLC