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Sanibel Recreation Center

Open Now: 06:30 - 20:00
Open today: 06:30 - 20:00
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What a great place!

The Sanibel Rec Center really saved our vacation on Sanibel this year. Being unable to go to the... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Ralf G
A gem!

Day and week passes available to visitors here. The Rec center is clean and spacious. I took... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
FLSuze
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Miami, Florida
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3880 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3012
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

The Sanibel Rec Center really saved our vacation on Sanibel this year. Being unable to go to the beach during our "beach" vacation because of the red tide, we attended classes, swam and worked out in the gym. Great people and lots of fun. Some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ralf G
AndreaM12926, Recreation Director at Sanibel Recreation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Thank you for providing us with your feedback and the opportunity to help keep you Fit4Life. We look forward to seeing you the next time you are visiting Sanibel!

Reviewed 25 June 2018

Day and week passes available to visitors here. The Rec center is clean and spacious. I took advantage of the weekly water aerobics classes, gorgeous ladies locker room and weight room. The classes are fun and challenging and the facility is top-notch. So glad to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Andrea M, Recreation Director at Sanibel Recreation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thank you for providing us with your feedback and the opportunity to help keep you Fit4Life. We look forward to seeing you the next time you are vacationing on Sanibel!

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

The staff and the rules here are harsh and out of the ordinary when compared to other gyms. A 30 minute time limit preset on all exercise machines? Seriously? And you have to put your name on a clip board to "reserve" your spot? We...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Andrea M, Recreation Director at Sanibel Recreation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thank you for your post and for bringing this matter to our attention. It is our goal to provide a safe, friendly facility for our residents and visitors to stay Fit4Life. Please stop by my office the next time you are at the Recreation Center...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We get an annual membership and can take any number of classes and use the weight lifting room. They have water and land based classes

Date of experience: May 2018
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Andrea M, Recreation Director at Sanibel Recreation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thank you for providing us with your feedback and the opportunity to help keep you Fit4Life. We look forward to seeing you at the Sanibel Recreation Center.

Reviewed 4 May 2018

As Sanibel residents, we are thankful to have this center; however, I get really tired of dealing with rudeness from the staff. My husband and I joke to "get ready for the abuse" each time we walk into the center. Is it really that hard...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Andrea M, Recreation Director at Sanibel Recreation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Thank you for your post and for bringing this matter to our attention. It is our goal to provide a safe, friendly facility for our residents and visitors to stay Fit4Life. Please contact me at (239)472-0345 or andrea.miller@mysanibel.com to provide further detail on your experience....More

Reviewed 15 January 2018

My husband and I recently bought a vacation home on lovely Sanibel. We joined the rec centre and its a fantastic facility. HOWEVER, the front desk staff and the office girls are anything but helpful and even at times, unfriendly! I phoned to inquire about...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank AngelaCleveland
Andrea M, Recreation Director at Sanibel Recreation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to speak with me regarding your previous experience at the Sanibel Recreation Center. Please feel free to contact me at (239)472-0345 or andrea.miller@mysanibel.com if I can ever be of further assistance. We look forward to seeing you at the...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017

I have been going to the Rec center since the early 80's and both my boys went to the Sanibel School and spent a large porton of their childhood at Rec, so I'm biased. Much has changed and much has stayed the same. The building...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to workout frequented by almost all local residents. Free weights limited, dumbbells rack, numerous cybex machines, squat racks, bench press variants, cardio machines, treadmills, stair climbers, etc. Best times to avoid 7-10am weekdays, 8-noon on Saturday. the Doctor hit me with a helpful...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

the rec centre on Sanibel is outstanding. your first impression is to see a magnificent outside pool (well supervised) along with a smaller pool where you'll often find exercise classes being conducted. when you enter the complex you will be warmly greeted by the staff...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank howardbreen
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Has pool, tennis courts,fitness room and large gymnasium . Also mens and womens changing rooms with shower. Bring your own towel and hair dryer.(Thsi is NOT a country club). The "be Aware" is for their Pickleball pick up games Saturdqy 1 pm and Mon and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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