Chelsea Piers Connecticut Announces 65,000-Square-Foot Expansion

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Chelsea Piers Connecticut is pleased to announce that it is expanding its membership program to include a premier, world-class 65,000 square-foot health & fitness facility and clubhouse, slated to open Fall 2014.  The members-only fitness facility – CP-AC Fitness – will be located in a previously vacant space adjacent to the current 400,000 square-foot Chelsea Piers sports complex.  

CP-AC Fitness (CP-AC is an acronym for the Chelsea Piers Athletic Club, Chelsea Piers’ expanded membership program) will feature 25,000 square feet of strength and cardio equipment, a dedicated mind/body center for Pilates Reformer classes, multi-disciplinary and hot yoga, as well as traditional group fitness studios and dedicated space for triathlon and competitive cycling training . Group exercise will be taken to a new level with over 75+ weekly fitness classes and programs.  Additionally, there will be a custom Queenax Bridge studio creating endless possibilities for suspension, boxing and functional training.  Membership also includes access to the Olympic-sized pool, hardwood basketball courts, 1/5 mile indoor tack, indoor turf fields, plus tennis and squash courts, subject to scheduling and/or reservation.

In addition to world-class athletic facilities, members will enjoy significant benefits throughout the sports complex, including babysitting services, two beautifully appointed luxury lounges and cafes (one for families and one for adults only), steam rooms and saunas in new finely appointed locker rooms, and massage therapy rooms.  Early registration privileges and preferred member pricing for sports programming throughout Chelsea Piers are additional benefits designed to meet the needs of the considerable family market that Chelsea Piers serves.

While membership is not required at Chelsea Piers, it is a great way to take advantage of everything Chelsea Piers has to offer.  “We could not be more excited about the construction of CP-AC Fitness and the expansion of our already robust membership program,” commented Mollie Marcoux, Executive Director of Chelsea Piers Connecticut.  “We believe this new facility will secure Chelsea Piers Connecticut’s reputation as the premier sports facility in the United States.  CP-AC Fitness is inspired by our highly-rated sports club in New York and the cutting-edge fitness programming will be unmatched in Fairfield County.  With our unparalleled range of sports and fitness offerings for the whole family, Chelsea Piers provides members with unique opportunities to reach their dreams, goals and ambitions.”

CP-AC Fitness is expected to open Fall 2014.  Individual, Family and Senior memberships are available and can be activated immediately or on the date CPAC Fitness opens. For membership information, please visit our website, www.chelseapiersct.com/join or call 203.989.1200.

About Chelsea Piers Connecticut

Chelsea Piers Connecticut (CPCT) is a 400,000-sq-ft state-of-the-art sports and recreation facility located in Stamford, CT, just off I-95 at Exit 9.  Opened in July 2012, Chelsea Piers Connecticut consists of several core sports facilities encompassing more than 20 sports.

Ice Rinks - Dual rink skating facility for ice hockey and figure skating

Aquatics Center – Olympic pool, warm water instructional and exercise pool, and 6,000 sq-ft water play area featuring three giant slides 

Gymnastics Training Center – 14,000 sq-ft gymnastics training space and cheerleading program

Baseball and Softball Training Facility – Indoor turf infield and five batting cages 

Field House – Indoor 100-yard turf field for soccer, lacrosse, football, field hockey, softball and baseball; hardwood courts for basketball and volleyball; and a 1/5-mile track 

Squash – 11 singles and one hardball doubles court 

Tennis - 7 indoor hard court tennis courts

Adventure Center – 12,000 sq-ft area featuring a recreational trampoline center, a 24-foot high rock wall, and a Little Athletes gym for children 6 months to five years 

Like Chelsea Piers New York, Chelsea Piers Connecticut combines athletic facilities with an extensive array of professional instructors and league programs for youths, teens and adults.  In addition to these sport offerings, Chelsea Piers is also home to:

Childcare facility and preschool - Small class sizes, certified teachers and use of the sports facilities. Food Service & Bar - a 150-seat restaurant and bar serving healthy and delicious fare, and a grab-and-go café for quick-serve meals and snacks.

BlueStreak Sports Training – An athletic skills-development center dedicated to sport performance enhancement for dedicated athletes of every level

Stamford Hospital – An 18,500 square foot branch of Stamford Hospital focusing on orthopedic and sports medicine physicians, physical therapy  services, a laboratory draw station, and imaging services.

FlyWheel Sports - An intense, incredibly inspiring and empowering cardio cycling experience led by top-notch instructors in a unique stadium style studio

Pro Shop – A Harrow pro shop featuring apparel and equipment for squash and tennis.

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