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Old September 10th, 2013, 10:08 AM
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Question Question about extra fees on the Breakaway

My wife has spoken to someone who recently cruised on the Breakaway. This individual mentioned that fees are charged for many things on the ship, including use of the gym. Does anyone have any knowledge of this. I am aware of upcharges for specialty restaurants, etc, but the charge for use of the gym is a new one to me, if it is true.
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Old September 10th, 2013, 10:11 AM
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My wife has spoken to someone who recently cruised on the Breakaway. This individual mentioned that fees are charged for many things on the ship, including use of the gym. Does anyone have any knowledge of this. I am aware of upcharges for specialty restaurants, etc, but the charge for use of the gym is a new one to me, if it is true.
Someone can correct me if I'm wrong here, but having spoken to many who have cruised on BA, they charge for certain classes in the gym, i.e. spinning classes and others. I'm not sure of the full list of "fee" classes in the gym, but you can still use the treadmills, equipment, etc. without a fee. Hope this helps
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Old September 10th, 2013, 10:38 AM
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Someone can correct me if I'm wrong here, but having spoken to many who have cruised on BA, they charge for certain classes in the gym, i.e. spinning classes and others. I'm not sure of the full list of "fee" classes in the gym, but you can still use the treadmills, equipment, etc. without a fee. Hope this helps

Correct.

Fees only for specialty classes.
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Old September 10th, 2013, 11:18 AM
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They charge for almost every gym class, and there are quite a few. Gives the impression they charge for everything, but not quite. Using the equipment and machines on your own is still free. Everything in the spa is extra cost, adding to the impression.
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Old September 10th, 2013, 12:05 PM
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They charge for almost every gym class, and there are quite a few. Gives the impression they charge for everything, but not quite. Using the equipment and machines on your own is still free. Everything in the spa is extra cost, adding to the impression.
Exactly our experience. Hubby used the gym equipment daily at no charge.
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Old September 10th, 2013, 03:37 PM
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Exactly our experience. Hubby used the gym equipment daily at no charge.
Same here.
Gym on Breakaway is handled like other ships.
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I get the impression that the "someone" did not quite enjoy the Breakaway ... and bitched about the extra charges using the gym ....
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The following fitness classes denote a charge:
Chiball Fire Yoga
Flywheel Indoor Cycling
TRX Suspension Training
Body Sculpt Bootcamp
Norwegian Fight Klub
Pure Form Pilates
Sunset Yoga

These fitness classes are free:
Rockettes Style Stretch Class
Fab Abs
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The following fitness classes denote a charge:
Chiball Fire Yoga
Flywheel Indoor Cycling
TRX Suspension Training
Body Sculpt Bootcamp
Norwegian Fight Klub
Pure Form Pilates
Sunset Yoga

These fitness classes are free:
Rockettes Style Stretch Class
Fab Abs
You forgot Zumba!

Those were free, too, and so popular that they filled the dance floor in the Manhattan Dining Room.
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You forgot Zumba!

Those were free, too, and so popular that they filled the dance floor in the Manhattan Dining Room.
Thanks for bringing up the Zumba class in Manhattan Room (or Bliss Ultra Lounge) - My list is exclusively for classes in Pulse Fitness.
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All of the equipment in the GYM is "no charge". And, they have state of the art gym equipment.

If you already know how to work out, why pay for a class?

How tough is hitting a treadmill or riding the stationary bike be?

Perhaps, you can befriend someone to be a spotter for you with the free weights, but most other passengers are willing to help.

In short, yes, there are some charges for the classes. But, NO, there is no extra charges for using the gym.

BTW...this isn't any different than what you'll find on Carnival or Royal. They charge for classes, too.
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I've taken kick boxing classes for a number of years. One of the most VIGOROUS work outs around. I have my own gloves (and punching mitts) so hopefully I can sneak in a workout on their bags when class is not in session! (and not have to pay ;-)
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