You won’t have to pay extras for this gym membership anymore.
If losing weight or getting fit is on your resolution list, we’ve got some good news for you when it comes to gym membership fees.
Aspiring gym bunnies would be glad to hear that Virgin Active has eliminated the activation fee of $199 across all its clubs in Singapore and the region as of Jan 2, 2018.
This activation fee is a standard lump sum payment that is typically paid for upfront at the start of gym membership contracts.
Virgin Active Managing Director of Southeast Asia, Christian Mason says that after having a deeper understanding of the members’ needs and wants, the brand is taking this step to change the landscape of the health and fitness industry. The removal of the activation fee was also done in order to make working out and getting fit more accessible for its members.
For a quick comparison of the standard activation fee for gyms in Singapore, we’ve compiled info from three popular gyms that offer amazing facilities, plus their activation fees.
Facilities: Sauna, swimming pool, VR spin class, sprint track
Activation fee: $345 to $447 for 12-month contract
Facilities: Treadmills, free weights, elliptical
Activation fee: $196 for 12-month contract
Facilities: Swimming pool, sauna, aerial yoga
Activation fee: $208 for 12-month contract
A version of this article first appeared on www.herworld.com.