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Downtown Athletic Club

999 Willamette Blvd., Eugene, OR
541-484-4011
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Ranked #25 of 35 Attractions in Eugene
Type: Health Clubs
Description: An upscale private health club located in downtown Eugene.
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Alfred, New York
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151 reviews 151 reviews
16 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I've only eaten there for catered events and have not been impressed. Things are programmed in, prepared well in advance, and choices are sparse. Food is mediocre at best. It is a gym, after all, so the food is an afterthought. There may be a lot of reasons to go to the DAC, but the food isn't one of them.

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Los Angeles, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

this is a lovely health club in the center of the small city. nice equipment, good food and even micro brews. great place to have convivial conversation, to get in some exercise, to hang out with other families or just go by yourself and have a work out.

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Great spin class. The instructor was attuned to the participants, and helped set up bike controls. She had great music . The age group here is a little older than what I'm used to, but they were friendly and pleasant. It's a do your own thing kinda place. Attached parking, if you're driving Clean women's locker room.

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San Cristobal de las Casas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

f you are settling in Eugene, a repeat traveller or are going to be here on a TDY, the DAC is a good option to explore. It has various sports, Bball, handball, swimming available. There are many fitness classes and personal trainers available. It has an informal cafe in front and a good restaurant for a full meal. Prices are... More

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Roseburg, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

Nice lockers, good price with a helpful staff. Lots of classes to stay in shape.

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Prescott, Arizona
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71 reviews 71 reviews
24 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

Already said it, but this might be a good place to go if you work in downtown Eugene. All in all, the YMCA seems a more welcoming environment, especially for families. Of course if you do not have a family, this club would definitely be the better choice.

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Eugene, Oregon
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95 reviews 95 reviews
32 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012 via mobile

The DAC has great equipment, amenities and atmosphere. Love the wood and Restored touches from buildings previous life as one of the old traditional buildings in Eugene. Staff and instructors are friendly and knowledgable. Axe Billy Grill and Sports Bar are great places to enjoy a good meal or quick snack--Open to non members and great place to watch Duck... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

My husband and I mostly swim and use the spin class- Swimming is coached in the mornings three days a week, at noon and on Monday nights- Would have never been able to swim and love it without their helpful coaches! Spin instructor Sheri is so motivating and fun!! Coaching is included in membership- priceless We have made numerous friends... More

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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88 reviews 88 reviews
21 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

The DAC is not cheap, but if you can afford it (and especially if you work downtown), it's great! There are good classes, enough machines, free towels, and it's generally not overly crowded. There's a restaurant upstairs with nice outdoor seating in the summer. There's excellent, affordable childcare as well. Some of the facilities could use an update and aren't... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

A downtown location with accessible parking, well maintained equipment, many different group fitness classes, and a great staff. Everything one could ask for in an Athletic Club.

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