Class at Virgin Active Photo: Virgin Active
2017 is over and it’s the start of the new year. That means creating a list of new year’s resolutions. New year, new you, right? If losing weight or getting fit is on your list, we’ve got some good news for you when it comes to gym membership fees.
Aspiring gym bunnies would be glad to hear that Virgin Active has eliminated the activation fee of $199 across all its clubs in Singapore and the region as of Jan 2, 2018.
AntiGravity Yoga class at Virgin Active Photo: Virgin Active
This activation fee is a standard lump sum payment that is typically paid for upfront at the start of gym membership contracts.
Virgin Active Managing Director of Southeast Asia, Christian Mason says that after having a deeper understanding of the members’ needs and wants, the brand is taking this step to change the landscape of the health and fitness industry. The removal of the activation fee was also done in order to make working out and getting fit more accessible for its members.
THE TRIP Cycling class at Virgin Active Photo: Virgin Active
For a quick comparison of the standard activation fee for gyms in Singapore, we’ve compiled info from three popular gyms that offer amazing facilities, plus their activation fees. Scroll down to check it out.
Facilities: Sauna, swimming pool, VR spin class, sprint track
Activation fee: Joining rates start at $53.50
Facilities: Treadmills, free weights, elliptical
Activation fee: $196 for 12 month contract
Facilities: Swimming pool, sauna, aerial yoga
Activation fee: $208 for 12 month contract
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