Swimmer Gaurika Singh inaugurating a newly-built swimming pool of Hardik Fitness Club in Pulchowk on Tuesday, March 30. Photo Courtesy: NSJF
March 30: Nepal’s swimming sensation Gaurika Singh on Tuesday (March 30) inaugurated a newly-built swimming pool of Hardik Fitness Club in Pulchowk, Lalitpur amid a low-key function organised with precautions against Covid-19 infection.
During the inauguration, Hardik Fitness Club – which is arguably one of the biggest and oldest fitness clubs of Nepal – offered a lifetime membership to swimmer Singh, who holds national records in various categories of swimming.
The club informed New Business Age that swimmer Gaurika Singh’s parents also used to be members of the club which was established in 1998.
According to the club’s proprietor Biraj Bista, Hardik Fitness Club was relocated to a new area in 2018 and is spread over 14,000 square feet, making it the biggest fitness club in the country.
The club covers four storeys of a building with each storey providing a specific service like gym, sauna, cardio exercise, functional training and group fitness class.
Bista further said that the club has given high priority to the safety and wellbeing of its members by ensuring that all the equipment and changing rooms are disinfected with antimicrobial quoting which lasts for 365 days.
The club has five licensed instructors and also offers customized service.
The club also has a restaurant and a café and open space to ensure that there is no overcrowding.
Hardik Fitrness Club also offers kick-boxing classes to interested members.
The club informed that Gaurika Singh will be leaving for England on April 2 for her A-levels exams and will be back in July to prepare for the upcoming Olympics.
According to the club, non-members can enjoy swimming for Rs 500 per day while members can get discount packages.