The massive, 450,000-square-foot fitness destination offers sports leagues, dining, family activities and more.
The St. James, the luxury health and wellness center in Springfield, is already making a name for itself in its first few months.
The fitness facility opened its doors in September, and includes a health club, sports venues, a spa, retail, dining and a kids’ entertainment center. Here’s your guide to The St. James’ offerings.
The St. James is home to NHL regulation-sized hockey rinks, a FIFA regulation-sized indoor turf field (which is also the pre-season practice space for DC United), an NBA regulation basketball court and an Olympic regulation swimming pool. There are also squash courts, golf simulators, a high-ropes rock climbing wall, a bouldering wall, batting cages, a gymnastics court, an ice skating rink, volleyball courts and a high performance center for strength and agility training.
The sports leagues provided at The St. James ranges from beginner levels for kids as young as 3, to elite levels and rec leagues for teenagers and adults, as well as sports clinics to hone in on specific skills. Sports include soccer, lacrosse, football, rugby, basketball, volleyball, ice hockey, water polo, gymnastic and more.
The St. James Health Club
The St. James’ three-floor fitness center is home to Technogym cardio and strength training equipment, as well as personal training offers and group exercise classes like yoga, barre, tabata, cycling, Zumba, martial arts, running and more.
Courted is the facility’s med spa, offering treatments designed for athletes like cryotherapy, cool sculpting, deep tissue massages, body wraps and vitamin IV injections. Facials include Hydrafacials, microdermabrasion facials, chemical peels, light therapy, extractions and masks.
The spa also offers basic grooming services like hair removal and nail services, as well as more advanced skin services like Botox and other injectables, laser treatments and CoolSculpting.
Super, Awesome & Amazing
Super, Awesome & Amazing is The St. James’ family-friendly space with climbing structures, a Nerf Battle Zone, a high ropes course and an American Ninja Warrior obstacle course. Super, Awesome & Amazing also hosts a virtual reality and eSports center featuring HTC VIVE equipment and Survios and Steam systems and an indoor, interactive water park.
Vim & Victor
The newest concept by Spike Mendelsohn, Vim & Victor’s menu includes açaí bowls, turmeric smoothies, CBD plant water and protein-focused entrees. There is also a full bar at the restaurant, with beers on tap and by the bottle, as well as handcrafted cocktails and wine.
To find out more information on The St. James and its offerings, visit thestjames.co. // The St. James: 6805 Industrial Road, Springfield
All photos courtesy of The St. James
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