At Sun City Palm Desert, you can be as busy or as relaxed as you want to be. Regardless of your fitness level, it’s fun and easy to stay active in our resort style community. Fitness is very important. Experts say that physical activity or exercise can improve your health, reduce the risk of developing a number of diseases as well as strengthen your muscles and bones and reduce the risk of a fall. Whether you want to continue a fitness regime you already have, up your game or embark on a new journey to better fitness, Sun City Palm Desert offers you an abundance of opportunities.

We have two premium fitness facilities to provide you exercise, education and motivation, and five swimming pools.You decide if you want to keep in tip-top physical shape, improve your cardio fitness, lift some weights, run or walk the indoor track, use our state-of-the-art exercise equipment, do laps or simply cool by the pool.

Sun City’s fitness centers are equipped as well as most outside gyms and fitness centers, in fact we were voted favorite gym in the area, and we have trainers available to help you set up, monitor and improve your workout program. Our fitness center equipment includes: state of the art cardio and strength training equipment, free weights, TRX style suspension training and more. Three of our pools have 75 foot swim lanes, all five of our pools also have a jetted hot tub for relaxation or therapy. One of our 75 foot pools is indoors so you can use it no matter what the weather and we offer our water aerobics classes at that pool. Sunset View Club House has our resort style pool with a zero entry and plenty of shade if you want to get out of the sun for a while. One outdoor pool has a net for water volleyball and is ideal for visitng families to swim and play together.

There are so many ways you can get your exercise at Sun City. Work out in one of our fitness centers, swim a few laps in one of our five sparkling pools, play a round of golf on one of our two top-rated championship courses, tackle our 18-hole putting green, join our softball club, take a swing at any of the racquet sports from tennis to pickleball, walk, jog or cycle on the miles of paths within our community or join the cycle or hiking clubs as they venture to beautiful places in the surrounding area. For the more adventurous the surrounding area offers world class rock climbing, climbing gyms and martial arts facilities.

For those interested in great skiing or snow boarding Big Bear is only about 2 hours drive from Sun City and is home to two different mountains both offering highly rated skiing and boarding areas. There's even a Surf Wave Pool in the area with a 2nd one under construction.

Our fitness opportunities are one of the outstanding highpoints of our lovely resort style community, surely you will find some that will appeal to you.

  • Two premium fitness facilities with a large selection of free weights, weight machines, cardio machines, TRX style suspension equipment, stretching areas, swimming pools, changing lockers and showers and more. One fitness center has an indoor track for all weather walking or jogging.
  • Five pools, three with 75 foot lap lanes for swimming or walking, 1 is indoors and all have jetted hot tubs.
  • Two 18-hole championship courses, driving range, practice greens and an 18-hole putting green.
  • 20 Tennis, Paddle & Pickle ball courts and 8 Bocce courts.
  • Fitness classes including Water and Dance Aerobics, Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, Tai- Chi, Line Dancing, Ballet and more.
  • Our Hula and Self Defense classes are two more unique fitness activities for our residents
  • Sun City Palm Desert has its own Softball field and Softball club.
  • Join our Bowling club or play Water Volleyball or some Table Tennis to help keep fit or just have fun.
  • Our Hiking and Cycling clubs can keep you active and moving.
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