“One of the Greatest Moments in life is realizing that just two weeks ago,
your body couldn’t do what it just did.”
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Get pumped: New low-cost gym opens in Carleton Place
Jan 16, 2017 by Tara Gesner Carleton Place Almonte Canadian Gazette
Carleton Place has a new spot to help keep up with New Year’s fitness resolutions.
Save on Fitness celebrated its grand opening on Monday, Jan. 9. The gym and physical fitness centre is located at 333 Townline Rd. E.
Founded and led by Skyler Seccaspina, Save on Fitness has top of the line cardio and strength training equipment, great services and expert staff – and all at a super low price for clients.
“This is my first gym,” Seccaspina told the Canadian Gazette during an interview on Jan. 13, “and the model is similar to GoodLife Fit4Less.”
If Seccaspina’s name sounds familiar, it should. He is also involved with Motorhouse.com, Motorhouse Leasing and Maniplex Investments Ltd.
Save on Fitness is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
“Being open around the clock is a draw in Carleton Place because we are a bedroom community,” Seccaspina said. “People get home from Ottawa at 6 or 7 p.m. or later with traffic.”
“They need a time slot to work out that is based on their schedule, and being open 24 hours, they will find it at Save on Fitness,” he continued.
Local resident Matt Uden is the facility’s general manager. He has been in the fitness and health field for more than 10 years. Upon graduating from St. Lawrence College where he studied exercise physiology, Uden began working at some of the area’s most respected health clubs: Ottawa Athletic Club and Free Form Fitness (Kanata location). He has worked with a wide range of clients. Moreover, he is certified golf fitness instructor.
Seccaspina noted Uden would play a key role when it comes to strength and conditioning at Save on Fitness.
The gym’s main space is 3,000 square feet and the personal training studio measures 1,000 square feet. Along with two changing rooms with lockers, there are a couple of washrooms and a comfortable reception area.
“This a clean place to work out in,” Seccaspina said. “We are pretty laid back…we are not going to yell at you for dropping weights here.”
Paint can make or break the way a gym makes their members feel.
“Green really screams come in here and do something,” Seccaspina said.
Enhancements include Internet radio and wall mounted flat screen TVs, and anywhere fitness is the main activity of a space, expect wall mirrors. Moreover, large bay doors can be opened when the weather turns nice.