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Address: 101 3rd Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 269-6701
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This site boasts an Olympic size swimming pool and lots of exercise...

This site boasts an Olympic size swimming pool and lots of exercise equipment.

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Only reason to get up at 5:30am every

Friendly staff even on cold wet mornings Helpful and supportive trainers Clean workout and change area

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2016
Cathie_Ann124
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Great place to work out !!! And it is right beside Princess Island Park. Which has a wonderful river front park to stroll and lots of good eating places. Usually kids outside in the waiting pool, ice cream stands, great food and entertainment in the Eau Claire mall right outside the doors. The pathway system has many people on bikes... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Friendly staff even on cold wet mornings Helpful and supportive trainers Clean workout and change area

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Thank Cathie_Ann124
Calgary, Canada
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38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I have been to Eau Claire YMCA a few times and just can't get a good feeling. Being right on the river, with great access, it has no parking so right away, carrying a gym bag on the bus does not appeal to me. They do have locks you can use, which seemed like an awesome alternative to the $1... More 

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Thank DianeDiani
Calgary, Canada
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33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

My brother used this remarkable facility during a winter stay ...particularly the swimming pool with assigned lanes. This pool has windows that let the outside in...beautiful to watch the snow falling outside while you are exercising. Room for "spectators"...as I was...to read, enjoy a snack or beverage or work on computer. Use your home membership as an introduction and relax... More 

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Thank PHSexpress
Calgary, Canada
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51 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

I recommend the Calgary Eau Claire YMCA. It has great equipment, lots of classes and many of them are open for drop in, a great pool, and indoor track, and a small food service restaurant for coffee and lunches. The staff are friendly and knowledgable and there are personal trainers for hire. The facility is kept clean. You can rent... More 

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Thank 587Canuck
Calgary
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA has a wide variety of equipment and activities to suit everybody's needs. I particularly like the 25m pool. An assortment of free drop-in classes for members makes it ideal for me. And its location beside the Bow River makes it a great spot to change before a run.

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Thank CamperQueen
Calgary, Canada
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27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Even lazy people as I am get there! And, without special words you just feel dynamics of the movement and the rhythm of life! This time I was trick in to it, next time I am coming on my own! Thank you!

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Thank Vladimir K
Calgary
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127 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The Eau Claire YMCA is on the Bow River and has friendly staff. Overall clean. The only drawback is the parking which is expensive during the daytime weekday hours. But its free in the early mornings and evenings after 5pm. I recommend getting a membership if you walk downtown or work there.

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Thank swcgy
Wageningen, Gelderland, Netherlands
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90 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

I had been a couple of times before to this YMCA, my hotel is about 2 miles from it. Also today I was there around 5.30, when they open up. First in line to pay, I was told to wait. When I finally could pay, I had to show my ID , which I did not have with me, and... More 

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Thank Eric L
Medicine Hat, Canada
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90 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

I stopped here for a back & biceps workout with a little cardio. It was 7.00pm very busy for a Monday night. The staff are great . Amazingly clean.

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