Located in a former hotel in the trendy Ballard district, the Olympic Athletic Club is a 24/7 gym opened in 1979. It boasts with friendly and professional staff, spacious and modernly designed training areas and the latest in weight lifting and cardio equipment.
The gorgeous design of the Olympic Athletic Club’s interior matches the historical building it’s located in, and its facilities are just as luxurious. The club members have access to their state of the art cardio and weight lifting equipment, two swimming pools, a court for basketball and racquetball, and more than 10 classes. Much as their reception, their restorative zone provides a hotel-like experience, housing steam rooms, saunas, and hot tubs.
Day Passes Available
Although this urban facility matches the design of a five-star lodging, you can access it at an affordable price with the TrainAway day pass. Select the dates when you want to train during your stay in or near Seattle’s Ballard, book your pass through the TrainAway app and show it to the receptionist when you’re ready to hit the gym.
Finding the Gym
Olympic Athletic Club sits between the NW Market Street and Sishole Ave NW. It’s a minute away from the Salmon Bay’s coastline and is easily reached by foot if you’re located anywhere in Ballard. If going by bus, catch the lines 29 or 40 and exit at the Leary Ave NW & NW Vernon Pl bus station, which is just across the street.