INDOOR RECREATION/FITNESS SPA AND MASSAGE
Alpena County Plaza Pool
3303 S. Third Ave., Alpena, (989) 354-8287
Swimming lessons from infant to adult, open swims, lap and exercise
swims, senior fitness classes, water boot camp and any age (family
fun) swims. Water walking, rehabilitation, water aerobics and Body
Sculpt classes are also offered. The pool is also available for private
rental. Find them on Facebook.
Alpena Events Complex (APlex)
701 Woodward Avenue, Alpena, (989) 354-6164
The Alpena Events Complex (also called the APlex) serves as the
region’s community center and premier indoor recreation facility
with four indoor tennis courts, a gymnasium and an aerobics area. A
location for corporate fitness, table tennis, pickle ball, line dancing,
yoga, ballet, badminton and outdoor beach volleyball, the APlex also
boasts a total of five meeting rooms to accommodate groups from
10 to 650, including the Interlude Ballroom – well-appointed and
perfectly suited for the grandest of functions. The facility is also home
to the Alpena Tennis Center, Wildkittens Gymnastics, Northern Tiger
Karate Club and the United Way of Northeast Michigan, Comedy &
Bay Athletic Club
1501 W. Chisholm St, Alpena, (989) 356-5600
website: www.bayathleticclub.com or www.Facebook.com/
Alpena’s award-winning health club has big city amenities and
features, with a small town feel. The club is located on the third floor
of MidMichigan Medical Center - Alpena’s HealthPlex. Bay Athletic
Club offers cardiovascular and strength training equipment, free
weights, TRX suspension trainers, more than 50 group fitness classes
per week, a Women’s Fit Retreat, small group personal training, and
many specialty boot camps! BAC offers many luxury amenities such
as on-site child care, a complimentary coffee bar, the Bay Shoppe
with athletic clothes and Shakeology meal replacements blended up
fresh in the Juice Bar. Day passes, monthly and annual memberships
available. A second location, Bay Urban Fitness, is open in downtown
Alpena, 106 River Street.
Bella Rose Yoga & Fitness Studio
428 N. 2nd Ave., Alpena, (989) 464-1883
At Bella Rose their goal is to create a safe, inclusive, nurturing environment.
Their mission is to empower students to find their best
selves through intentional movement, meditation, and connection
with others. Their unique studio located in Old Town Alpena features
beautiful punched tin vaulted ceilings and original hardwood floors
full of history and personality. Join us for a class and fall in love with
taking care of yourself.
1302 S. State Avenue (U.S. 23), Alpena, (989) 884-1702
Alpena’s only dedicated personal training fitness studio offering
personal training classes and coaching; nutrition workshops; yoga
(gentle, hot, chakra, vinyasa, stand up paddleboard yoga); traditional
mat and Reformer Pilates; and outdoor adventure excursions all with
experienced and credentialed professionals. Beginner to advanced
levels welcome. On-site rentals of bikes, stand up paddleboards, etc.
also available. Convenient online scheduling available at
SPA AND MASSAGE
Bella Rose Skin Care and Wellness Center
114 E. Oldfield Street, Alpena, (989) 464-1883
Bella Rose Skin Care & Wellness Center is an innovative med spa providing
a full range of skin care and wellness services. Reverse the effects
of aging with treatments performed by a physician in a medical spa
setting. Whether you are concerned about fine lines and wrinkles, acne,
brown spots, laser hair removal, spider veins, medical weight loss, stress
relief, fat pocket reduction or simply wish to maintain healthy rejuvenated
skin, Bella Rose Skin Care & Wellness Center delivers results.
Better Living Massage Center & Spa
1017 US 23 North, Alpena, (989) 356-2221
Offering a variety of solutions to help you feel better and live better,
including massage therapy, facials, yoga, natural products and more.
Donovan’s Serenity & Wellness Spa LLC
1322 Lakeview Dr., Alpena, (989) 354-6849
Immerse yourself into our calming, tranquil atmosphere and advanced,
alternative health care for the hair, skin and body. Offering massage,
body wraps, facials, manicures, pedicures, cosmetic application, hair
care and more.
Massage Works Natural Health Center
2483 U.S. 23 South, Alpena, (989) 884-3507
We have 7 Licensed Massage Therapists who offer over a dozen types of
massage to suit your needs, integrating Mind, Body and Spirit for your
complete wellness. Essential oils, shampoos and lotions also for sale.
CITY CITY PARKS/PARKS/BEACHES
Duck Park and Island Park – Located within Alpena city limits at
the corner of US-23 and Long Rapids Road, Duck Park and Island Park
are located on a portion of the city’s 600-acre wildlife sanctuary. Cross
a bridge to get to Island Park, which features nature trails, fishing platforms,
and 5 distinctly different ecosystems. Duck Park offers fishing
and picnic areas and provides a great vantage point for viewing a large
variety of bird species in the sanctuary area. Kayak and canoe rentals
available on-site through Performance Locker.
Watertower Park Rain Garden – This rain garden helps the environment
by absorbing runoff water. Rainwater soaks into the ground
and nourishes the native plants that populate the garden. The plants and
soil filter contaminants and prevent sediments from entering the river.
The garden is located along the river at the Ninth Ave. Bridge. Watertower
Park also features a skate park and fishing deck.
Bay View Park – Located off State St. near Alpena’s Boat Harbor;
includes a Fine Arts Band Shell, basketball and tennis courts, play area,
picnic area and breakwall walking path with beautiful view of Lake
Mich-E-Ke-Wis Park – Located on State St./US 23 S.; swimming
beach, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, children’s play area, bike park,
picnic area, and open area for kite flying. Privately-owned fitness studio
and bike & stand up paddleboard rentals on-site through Performance
Rotary’s Island Mill Park – Located in Thunder Bay River behind
the NOAA/Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary building. The park
includes picnic areas, gazebo, and fishing platform.