Quality Suites Pioneer Sands
19 Carters Lane
Towradgi, NS 2518
Phone: (61) 2 42521111
Fax: (61) 2 42521122
Beauty & Spas
PCYC Liverpool is a voluntary organization that works for the youth and crime prevention. It offers a clean and safe environment, where youngsters can have fun, practice sports or participate in creative endeavors. As far as art is concerned, PCYC Liverpool is equipped with two art galleries that provide a platform to local artists and a recording studio with modern facilities. For athletes, it has professional boxing and wrestling coaching, where training as per international standards is provided. Painting, sports, group activities, community events are a regular feature at PCYC. While you are around, do visit this youth club for an insight in to its working. Call for details.
The Mighty M Muscle and Fitness Factory houses a huge cardio center and all of the classes your body could desire. There is so much equipment here: bikes, treadmills, steppers, rowers, hikers, cardio-climber, kyake and cybex strength equipment. You can also try the circuit room, or move onto a body pump, body attack, circuit or yoga class. It is fully air conditioned, parking is free, and the center is registered with Fitness NSW. They offer personalized programs, nutrition advice, solariums and fitness and health assessments.
Part of the Gym-Link Programme, Ultimate 24 Hour Gym specifically offers a safe environment for gays and lesbians although heterosexual clients are also made very welcome. It features an "Easy-Training Area" for beginners, cardio equipment, recumbent bikes, three solaria and six daily classes including Step, Pump and the highly popular But-Burner. A resident naturopath or homeopath together with a practitioner in traditional Chinese medicine provide another bonus. Casual visits and more than eighteen different membership options available.
Groovy black and white 60s floor tiles, faux-fur chairs to recline in while you are getting shampooed and snipped, and velour chaise lounges in the waiting area that is Trad Dad, for you. Off the beaten track, this is a whole lot cooler than anything even too-funky, bohemian Newtown has to offer. Better yet, the prices mean even starving artists can afford a trad new look.
This is one of the cheapest gyms around, offering all the services you could want. Part of the busy University of New South Wales main campus, most of the patrons are university students and staff, but when university holidays are on, you will virtually have the place to yourself. Facilities at University Gym include a large 50 meter heated pool, aerobics classes, sporting goods for sale and hire, fully equipped gym, showers, wheelchair access, basketball courts and two tennis courts.
It is always the Eastern Suburbs and North Shore salons that seem to get all the press but this salon in Burwood is a household name for anyone who lives or works in the area. Specialist treatments include electrolysis (permanent hair removal), diathermy (for broken capillaries, skin tags and warts) and micro-pigmentation (semi-permanent color implants). For gents, wary of entering sacred women's territory, as Burwood Skin Care and Electrolysis has an exclusive Men's salon.
Physiogonmy is the study of the hair and face as an index to character. At Phyzogs, hairstyling is not just an art, it is a science. Owner Alex Grahl has combined her creative talents and wealth of high-profile industry experience with a university background in psychology. Result is seriously gorgeous custom-designed styles. Phyzogs specializes in color correction, precision cutting and foils. They do great cuts for men too.
Located on a quiet street in Surry Hills, Ignite Health specializes in personal training and offers the most personalized service around. Once a warehouse, the design and layout of the gym has been constructed to let the sunlight stream through. They offer the usual weights, cardio and training equipment. The atmosphere is laid back and relaxed. Circuit classes are offered and each member receives a personal program as part of their membership.
Sydney University Sports & Aquatic Centre is a sports complex and a fitness center. Providing loads of fitness services like health assessments and fitness training with modern equipments, the center offers group fitness classes as well. It also features an indoor swimming pool, tennis and squash courts, a sports hall and a cafeteria.
Situated in Glebe's "other village", the intersection where St Johns Road meets Ross Street, Partners Hair Workshop combines all the pampering you would expect from a beauty salon with the latest in cutting-edge hair design. Here you can get a Shiatsu scalp and shoulders massage, as well as super-chic styles. While you are here, take the opportunity to check out some of the cool little cafes that have opened up in this area too.
At the Coolibah Fitness Centre you will find a multitude of classes to choose from such as Fat Burner, Step, Impact for the muscles, Lite Pace and Circuit. There are also Karate classes, Kushin Ryu, Kizenshitao or Kung Fu; take your pick. After your workout try out the sauna and spa, but do not forget to pick up the children from child minding!
Built in the 1980's by Ken Hiscoe, an internationally renowned squash player, expect great squash facilities and loads of in-house competitions to work toward. Hiscoes Fitness Club offers the usual range of classes and equipment. Many patrons are part of the local gay community; you will not find too many muscle men here and there is not too much attitude. Their specialty is the results program, which includes personalized training and nutritional advice.