Arcadia: Davao’s new fitness mecca

Davao’s fitness enthusiasts are discovering more ways of getting fit, and for that, more reasons to go to Arcadia.

Yes, Arcadia Active Lifestyle Center has been packing ’em in with its wide array of fitness training systems and lessons.

Among the personalities spotted at Arcadia are two prominent Senatoriables from Davao–former Philippine National Police Chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa, now the head of Bureau of Corrections, and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, who plays regular basketball games at the Arcadia’s basketball facility at the third level.

Arcadia is the epitome of every fitness buff’s dream facility. It is equipped wth the best gym equipment in the market today in Technogym, tagged by fitness gurus as the Rolls Royce of gym equipment. The fitness gym is designed to suit group and individual workouts. Its basketball center is located at the third level and is also fitted with FIBA-standard goal system and has a 1,000-seat bleachers for spectators of corporate and club tournaments. To complement these facilities, it also has a 25-meter 4-lane lapping pool, a kiddie pool and playground.

But Arcadia is not just fitness. It is also about food and function.

Arcadia features function rooms ideal for the meetings, incentives, conference and exhibitions (MICE) market.

Realizing how to reward a good workout, Arcadia offers feel-good, healthy food prepared in its restaurant and The Lobby Cafe. Celebrity chef Gene Gonzales himself prepared Arcadia’s menu which is a collection of the finest Asian and international cuisine.