2125 rue Canadien
Drummondville, QC J2C 7V8
Phone: (819) 472-2700
Fax: (819) 472-2704
Beauty & Spas
One of the best-equipped downtown fitness clubs, the facilities at the YMCA include a pool, seven squash courts and two racquetball courts. The building has recently been completely renovated, and features a padded combat room for wresting and boxing, as well as a weight room, cardiovascular room and sauna. There are numerous payment options for residents and visitors, but call ahead for availability of day passes.
Scandinave Les Bains Vieux-Montréal uses traditions from Scandinavia for skin rejuvenation. Come here and spend a day of relaxation, get healed by water and discover the peace in nothingness by clearing your mind of all the tensions and worries. After a week of hard work, you deserve a few hours of tranquility at this unique spa which provides skin treatments and massages with the use of water. If you are a visitor in this city, take a break from your sightseeing escapade and spend sometime at the Scandinave Les Bains Vieux-Montréal for an unforgettable experience.
Unwind at the Bota Bota Spa, a real treat for your senses. Interestingly located on a boat on the St. Lawrence river, the spa couples the energizing effect of the herbs and creams with pure air and soothing rhythm of the river. Along with invigorating spas, it also offers sauna, whirlpools and steam massages. The boat has a terrace as well as a dining area. Book a session to give yourself a chance to experience sheer bliss.
In business since 1997, this is a good spot to make the scene while you get your hair done. With 15 full-time staff, you shouldn't have to wait long for a cut or trim. This is another local favorite of the younger set, for the shampoo, cut and blow dry. Student discounts are available and the salon often runs promotions with 15 percent off regular prices. It also sells hair products from Bumble & Bumble.
Camil himself, who is widely regarded as Canada's best hair colorist, runs this well-known salon. Aside from this under appreciated science, the trendy salon offers perms and treatment, hairstyling for men and women, makeup application for weddings or other events, and even makeup courses. Also available is a full line of house-brand hair care products, which are distributed nationwide. Appointments are essential and the cost is commensurate with the salon's reputation.
A beauty salon in an unpretentious setting where you can have a manicure and pedicure while watching a TV show or gossiping. At Rogue Nailbar, it's all about comfort and beauty. No appointment necessary here, it's all about dropping by and seeing what happens! The salon was born of a one-time PR-success story, Rory Richards ,who after seeing a concert by singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen in this city, decided to start on this peculiar venture. Thus became Rouge Nailbar.
This upscale private health club caters mainly to local residents on a year round basis. Visitors, however, can take advantage of a special cash-only pass for ten visits. Located in the underground La Cité shopping complex at the intersection of Avenue du Parc and Rue Prince-Arthur, the club features modern aesthetics and equipment, natural light in the cardio rooms, pool and tennis courts, and well-equipped locker rooms. It offers all the latest Cybex exercise equipment as well as squash, sauna, steam room and whirlpool.
Bodyquest Gym operates on three floors, one featuring Atlantis weight machines, a second specializing in cardiovascular equipment and a third offering leg strengthening equipment. This is a good place to unwind after a late meeting. It is populated by a crowd that is very serious about self-improvement.
A brand new facility in a brand new building, this bright, youthful health club features weights, aerobic machines, a pool, squash and tennis courts, and a dizzying array of activities for members. Though obviously crawling with students day and night, non-student memberships are available and a quick tour of the facilities will tell you that it is an excellent value. Memberships is available. Discounts are available for children, seniors and McGill alumni.
Nautilus Plus is a huge network of fitness centers with locations across the area, and provides locals and visitors with affordable health club services. Aside from all the exercise equipment one would expect, including cardiovascular machines and free weights, there is also a full slate of other activities and facilities: aerobics, kick boxing, swimming pool, and tennis, squash, racquetball and badminton courts. There is even a daycare. Call for various short and long term package prices.
Mutt & Jeff is a favorite clip joint for students was voted the number one hair salon in the area for the last five years by The Mirror, an alternative weekly publication. It offers all the usual hair salon services amid hip surroundings on fashionable Rue Crescent. Students with ID get a fifty percent discount. The owner's dog greets customers, contributing to the relaxed atmosphere.
Veena Yoga has a modest, intimate and warm space where aspiring yoga practitioners can follow a special flow crafted and guided by Danielle Ouellette. Here you'll find emphasis on finding your yoga and your flow. Certain yoga studios can have their fair share of rigidity and ego, but Veena Yoga provides an antidote of fluidity. Moreover, voice, breath and sound are all considered to be important tools that strengthen and liberate the body. The heart and the feeling of love are also focused upon, as well as the creation of an intimate connection to the miracle of life.