World’s Most Premium Members-Only Sports Clubs

Premium members-only sports clubs are exclusive clubs designed to provide members with exclusive access to premium sporting experiences. These clubs offer members a wide range of benefits such as access to private sporting events, VIP access to professional athletes and teams, access to exclusive apparel and merchandise, and private training and instruction from professional coaches. In addition, these clubs often offer members exclusive discounts on sporting events and merchandise, as well as access to exclusive social events and networking opportunities.

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A full physical assessment is a great way to start your holistic fitness experience | Source: LAAC

Finding the motivation to actually go to the gym can be difficult, but when you’re gym has premium amenities like a sauna, lap pool, pilates studio, and juice bar, working out becomes an enjoyable part of your daily routine.

Offering cutting-edge facilities and well-being experiences, these luxurious members-only sports clubs are the gyms of choice amongst the world’s wealthy, including renowned sports stars.

From lavish yoga studios to more niche facilities such as a 12-meter ice climbing wall, these premium clubs contain the right ingredients to help you on your fitness journey.

Thirty Nine Monte Carlo

Thirty Nine Monte Carlo

39 Monte Carlo Sports Club is a private sports club located in Monaco. It is one of the most exclusive sports clubs in the world and offers a variety of activities and amenities. The club was established in 1985 by Prince Rainier III and features a range of high-end facilities, including a state-of-the-art gym, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a spa and wellness area, a restaurant, and a bar. It also offers a wide range of sports activities, such as tennis, golf, squash, and padel. The club is open to both members and non-members, and members have the exclusive privilege of being able to access the club’s facilities at any time.

A holistic approach to fitness is what sets this exclusive sports club apart from others and attracts a long list of high net-worth clientele, such as A.C. Milan superstar, Zlatan Ibrahimović.

Starting with a full assessment of strengths, weaknesses, posture, and injuries, the expert staff of trainers at Thirty Nine Monte Carlo will help you to identify your individual needs in order to design a program that achieves your health goals.

The most sophisticated training facility in Monaco and Southern Europe is an excellent place to relax, unwind, take care of your physical health and achieve the results you want from your workout. But the sports floor at Thirty Nine Monte Carlo is just a small part of what makes the club so special.

The club features a unique combination of cutting-edge physical health therapies such as Assisted Stretching with audio-visual therapy which activates “alpha waves.” In combination with aromatherapy, this experience is designed to greatly relieve stress and support recuperation.

Los Angeles Athletic Club

Los Angeles Athletic Club

The Los Angeles Athletic Club is a private social club and athletic club located in Downtown Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1880, it is the oldest such club in Southern California. The club has hosted the world’s top athletes, entertainers, and business leaders, and the club’s facilities include a swimming pool, squash courts, basketball courts, racquetball courts, a fitness center, a spa, and a restaurant. The club also offers many other activities, such as a variety of classes, lectures, and special events.

This 140-year-old club is a local institution and can count 47 Olympic gold medals among the achievements of its members. A favorite of early Hollywood film stars in the 1930s, today the Los Angeles Athletic Club comprises over 8,000 square meters of space devoted to a range of sports, fitness, and health pursuits.

The 12-story private club boasts an aquatic center, basketball court, squash courts, a pilates studio, and yoga studio, as well as a full-service gym and, the newest addition to the club, a health and wellness area called the Neptune Spa.

Gentlemen’s facials are perfect for the modern man while the Neptune signature facial includes a neck, hand, and foot massage, using only Dermalogica beauty products. The Neptune sports massage improves circulation, promotes flexibility, prevents injury, and aids in muscle recovery while the mother of the sea massage is a supportive experience designed with expectant mothers in mind.

Third Space Soho

Third Space Soho

Third Space Soho is a luxury health club located in London’s Soho district. It offers a range of fitness experiences, including personal training, group classes, swimming, sauna and steam rooms, and a full-service spa. The club also features a contemporary restaurant, bar and lounge area, cinema, and private members’ lounge. Third Space Soho was designed to create a unique health and fitness experience, blending the latest technology and treatments with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

The ubiquitous Third Space collection of luxury London gyms offers the modern cosmopolitan all they ever need from a sports club. Expect outstanding facilities, supportive trainers informed by the latest fitness research, and a prime location to help you fit your health into a busy schedule.

In addition to a four-lane, 20-meter indoor pool for some low-impact cardio, Third Space Soho offers a range of classes, including combat fitness, pilates, hot yoga and spin classes. Gym junkies will appreciate Third Space’s professional quality barbells and smith machines.

Members can also focus on improving performance in the Hypoxic Training room, which has been designed to safely allow users to experience a lower oxygen environment which improves health and fitness outcomes, particularly cardiovascular fitness and capacity.

Ice Factor Kinlochleven

Ice Factor Kinlochleven

Ice Factor Kinlochleven is an indoor ice climbing and adventure center located in the Scottish Highlands. It is the largest indoor ice climbing and adventure center in the UK and one of the largest in Europe. It offers a range of activities from ice climbing, rock climbing, abseiling, boulder climbing, and high rope adventures. It also has a cafe, shop, and outdoor activities such as mountain biking and kayaking. Ice Factor is a great place for all ages and abilities to learn new skills and have fun.

We’ve all heard of rock climbing gyms and the sport is known as an excellent way to improve your physical fitness. But not as many are familiar with the more dangerous sport of ice climbing, normally practiced in the harshest of environments, such as within shifting glaciers and on frozen waterfalls.

Ice Factor in Scotland’s Kinlochleven is designed for those who enjoy the challenge of ice climbing but might perhaps enjoy it more as a fitness-enhancing exercise than as an adventurous pastime. Ice Factor’s indoor ice climbing wall contains over 500 tonnes of real snow and ice packed together to make a 12-meter-high wall.

There are also indoor rock climbing walls and an aerial adventure course with a tightrope walk and giant swings at Ice Factor for a little more adventure, but don’t worry, experienced guides and trainers are on hand to ensure your ice climbing adventure is as safe and stress-free as possible.

21 Rue Blanche Paris

21 Rue Blanche is a private sports and leisure club located in the heart of Paris. The club offers a wide range of activities, including tennis, squash, swimming, fitness, and yoga. The club also has a restaurant, bar, and spa. Members of the club have access to world-class facilities and services, including private locker rooms, a sauna, and a massage room. The club also offers a range of classes, workshops, and events for members to take part in.

Home to chic fitness facilities located within gorgeous historic buildings, Paris is becoming the premiere sports and wellness destination for those looking for a fitness and wellness experience with a difference. Located in the heart of Paris, premium fitness center Blanche is a decidedly stylish place to work out.

The luxe gym is located within an Art Nouveau mansion that was once the home of the National School of Theatre Arts and Techniques, which was designed from the ground up to inspire visitors with a mix of classic architecture and contemporary renovations. The creators of Blanche, the Benzaquen brothers, are also behind another recently-opened premium Paris gym, Klay.

The brothers fell in love with the circa 1901 building at 21 Rue Blanche in 2012 and quickly set about crafting a truly Parisian wellness experience with all the hallmarks of an all-encompassing fitness facility. Members can expect the latest Technogym equipment, a 20 by 10-meter indoor granite swimming pool, and a massage-jet-equipped infinity pool that hosts aquafit classes.

Mercedes Club NYC

Mercedes Club NYC

Mercedes Club NYC is located in New York City. It offers a wide variety of recreational and competitive sports including basketball, volleyball, soccer, swimming, and tennis. Members have access to top-of-the-line amenities like a state-of-the-art fitness center, a full-service spa and salon, and a restaurant with a full bar. The club also offers a variety of social activities and special events, including theme nights and live music. With its prime location in the heart of Manhattan, Mercedes Club NYC provides members with a one-stop spot to stay healthy and active in the city.

Although Mercedes Club in New York isn’t an exclusive members-only affair, the premium sports club is far more than just a very well-equipped gym. It also provides a place to meet friends, engage with fitness professionals and take your overall health and well-being to the next level, with its outdoor movie theatre, large club lounge, monthly events, and juice bar.

The huge variety of group classes will have you working up a sweat while boxing, cycling, and stretching. Yin yoga, Vinyasa yoga, pilates, and a brutally effective boot camp workout will have you feeling your fittest. Top-notch facilities are well-designed and well-proportioned in a city where space is at a premium.

Join a vibrant fitness club community and benefit from Mercedes Club’s special member events such as meditation sessions and women’s-only barre classes.

Brach Sports Club Paris

Brach Sports Club Paris

Brach Sports Club Paris is a sports and fitness club located in the heart of the French capital. Founded in 2013, the club focuses on providing a high-end fitness and leisure experience for its members. The club offers a variety of activities and services, including a large fitness area, two 25m pools, a spa, a cafe and restaurant, and a range of group classes and sports activities. The club was founded by renowned French entrepreneur and sports enthusiast Jean-Christophe Brach.

Inspired by 1930s boxing clubs, the sports and health facilities at the five-star hotel, Brach, are sublime. Designed with the pursuit of fitness in mind, the decor is minimalist and pragmatic, almost industrial. Combined with tailored fitness programs and top-notch amenities, Brach provides its members with a holistic, results-driven experience.

Italian-made equipment from the very well-regarded fitness company Panatta makes working out as comfortable and safe as possible. The sports club’s experienced coaches and trainers are adept at extracting your maximum potential and know the latest techniques and trends in fitness and wellbeing.

If you’re a group learner, there are 47 hours of swimming classes and 50 gym-based sessions every week at Brach. The sports club also offers holistic naturopathy, sophrology, dietary, and osteopathy wellness programs. Members can request a bio-impedance meter assessment to measure muscle, fat, and body composition for a thorough, scientific assessment of their physical health.

Paramount Recreation Club Sydney

Paramount Recreation Club Sydney

Paramount Recreation Club Sydney is a multi-purpose entertainment center located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. It offers a range of activities and facilities, including a gym, swimming pool, spa, sauna, function rooms, cafe, and bar. With its modern interior and expansive rooftop terrace, Paramount Recreation Club Sydney provides a unique setting for socializing and relaxation. The club regularly hosts events and activities such as live music performances, fitness classes, corporate functions, and special events.

In the setting of the rooftop of one of Sydney’s most beautiful Art Deco heritage buildings, members of Paramount Recreation Club enjoy a range of five-star facilities and benefit from the extensive knowledge of a very well-qualified group of trainers.

Programs are designed for busy schedules and will fit into your busy day, in fact, the club runs a dedicated Wellness at Work program. This balanced approach to wellness provides a holistic program of exercises and experiences, providing organizations with an opportunity to bring employees together to build positive habits, lasting change, and, most of all, a sense of belonging.

The program is run during work hours and focuses on allowing employees to work out together in a comfortable, supportive environment. The Team of Eight is a bespoke corporate experience tailored to the organization with regular consultation from a dedicated coach and well-being mentor to optimize workouts. The program also incorporates private monthly workshops in either breath work or meditation as well as a range of dance, yoga, and cardio classes.

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