While Guilin is mainly famous for tourism, those who live in the city all agree that it is a relaxing, leisurely place; it’s beautiful and lacks the pressure of the big city. With a balance of work and play, Guilin residents have time to exercise and stay fit. The city has many different fitness centers, and while several are a bit highly-priced, all of Gulin’s best gyms have a lot of fun fitness activities to offer!

Guilin’s Best Gyms: Getting You Into Tip Top Shape
Source: USAG-Humphreys

1) Wanqingnian Fitness Center
Wanqingnian Fitness Center is one of the largest gyms in Guilin, with a total area of 4,500 square meters. The gym features more than 200 fitness machines imported from Taiwan as well as classes taught by national fitness coaches Li Wenxia and Liao Mei. The gym is very popular, with over 7,000 registered members and is also known for being the first in Guilin to introduce stationary bicycles. The fitness center also offers a range of facilities including showers, saunas and massage. If fitness classes are your thing, the gym also offers yoga, aerobics, kickboxing and belly dancing.

Sports Center Location (Tiyu Zhongxin)View In Map
Add: 12 Chuan Shandong Lu, Qixing District, Guilin (inside City Sports Center)
地址:桂林市七星区穿山东路12号(市体育中心内)
Tel: 0773 5829 880
Hours: 09:00-22:00
Web: http://www.glwnq.com/
Getting there: Take bus 23, 100, 204 or 211 to Tiyu Zhongxin (体育中心) stop and alight

Xiufeng Liwei Location View In Map
Add: 3F, Xiufeng Wenhua Guan, Jiefang Xi Lu, Xiufeng District, Guilin
地址:桂林市秀峰区解放西路18号秀峰文化馆三楼
Tel: 0773 2881 515
Hours: 09:00-22:00
Web: http://www.glwnq.com/
Getting there: Take bus 1, 3, 14, 21, 22, 25, 28, 30, 89, 203 to Shizi Jie (Jiefang Xi Lu) (十字街(解放西路)) stop and alight

2) ABK Fitness
With a history of ten years, the large (over 1000 square meter) ABK Fitness center features a variety of other services apart from machines and exercise classes. Membership with ABK also gives access to the gym’s internet café, shopping center, film and television lounge and more. Therefore you can shop, relax and strengthen your muscles all in the same place. The gym features more than 50 hours of classes every week including yoga, spin class, Latin dance aerobics, ballet, belly dancing, hip hop, high and low impact strength training, pole dancing, kickboxing, pilates, combat and more. 

Cultural Palace LocationView In Map
Add: 4-5F, Wenhua Gong Building 6, Yiren Lu, Xifeng District, Guilin
地址:桂林市秀峰区依仁路38号,文化宫6号楼4-5层
Tel: 0773 2866 996
Hours: 08:30-21:00
Web: http://www.glabk.com/
Getting there: Take bus 10, 11, 51, 99, 100 to Shizi Jie (Zhongxin Guangchang) (十字街(中心广场)) stop and alight.

Shangmao Cheng Location View In Map
Add: Building 2, 121 Zhong Shanbei Lu, Diecai District, Guilin
地址:桂林市叠彩区中山北路121号2楼
Tel: 0773 2620 108
Hours: 08:30-21:00
Web: http://www.glabk.com/
Getting there: Take bus 1, 18, 32, 32b, 99, 100, 301, 301b to Shangmao Cheng (商贸城) stop and alight

3) Alian Gym
Alian is known for its many years of experience in personal training and coaching. The personal training services are great, even though the prices are relatively high. The gym also offers a number of classes including high-energy spin classes which focus on cardio and leg strength. In addition to spinning, the gym also offers classes for belly dancing, aerobics, lifting, kickboxing and an especially popular weight loss class. Free storage for valuables and other items is available at the front desk as well as free shower cards (however, there is a 5 RMB fine if you lose one of these cards).

Xiangshan LocationView In Map
Add: 4F, Weisi Dasha Main Building, 2 Cuizhu Lu, Xiangshan District, Guilin
地址:桂林市象山区翠竹路2号,蔚思大厦主楼四楼
Tel: 0773 3838 619
Hours: 08:30-22:30
Getting there: Take bus 1, 2, 12, 12b, 32, 85, 88, 91, 301 to Jichang Lukou (机场路口) stop and alight

Diecai Location View In Map
Add: Wenhua Guan Building 3 (west side of Beiji Guangchang), 7 Huanchang Bei Yi Lu, Diecai District, Guilin
地址:桂林市叠彩区环城北一路7号(北极广场西侧),文化馆二楼
Tel: 0773 2602 698
Hours: 08:30-22:30
Getting there: Take bus 1, 18, 20, 30, 36, 51, 53, 99, 100, 301b to Beiji Guangchang (北极广场) stop and alight

4) Aolin Tianyuan Fitness CenterView In Map
The Aolin Tianyuan Fitness Center mainly features sports fitness equipment and saunas but offers other facilities as well. There is a section for free weight training, a power cycling training area, a sun aerobics room as well as indoor badminton and table tennis faculties. The gym also features hot and cold showers, leisure areas, and a special area for physical fitness testing. The fitness center has certified fitness instructors that can provide a full range of guidance for members including tailored fitness plans.

Add: Xinchao Dasha Building 5, 16 Jiefang Xi Lu, Xiufeng District, Guilin
地址:桂林市秀峰区解放西路16号鑫潮大厦5楼
Tel: 0773 2834 568
Hours: 09:00-22:00
Getting there: Take bus 1, 3, 14, 21, 22, 25, 28, 30, 89, 203 to Shizi Jie (Jiefang Xi Lu) (十字街(解放西路)) stop and alight

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