Blog

Keep up to date with the latest news, look forward to member success stories, contributions from our expert staff, employee highlights, and more on our Blog. If you have a topic you’d love to have covered or want to shout out an employee who has gone above and beyond, let us know!

Top Ten Benefits of Having a Personal Trainer


Jun 29, 2018
By: Justin-Rodgers Topic: Fitness

Working out can be intimidating. It’s normal to have goals and be unsure how to achieve them, and it’s completely normal to lack motivation at times. A personal trainer can help you overcome your obstacles and take you to new heights on your fitness journey. While personal trainers may seem intimida ...

The Benefits of Using My VillaSport


Jun 18, 2018

At VillaSport, we believe in helping you get the most from your membership. That is why we encourage you to use My VillaSport. This central online hub allows you to view and update membership details, review recent transactions, track club visits, purchase and schedule sessions, customize class sche ...

Hydration = Happiness


Aug 30, 2017

If you’re a parent of an active child, you’ve probably experienced a summer afternoon with a grouchy, sweaty headed kid. As a mother of four, I’ve seen this far more often than I’d like to admit! I’ve come to learn that keeping my girls hydrated is the key to ending a hot, busy day with smiles inste ...

Recipe of the Month: August 2017


Aug 28, 2017

One of the things we often hear from our members is that they know or want to know how to cook healthy and tasty food. Many VillaMoms will also appreciate quickly prepared food. Here we are, opening our food blog for members. The first recipe is from VillaSport The Woodlands’ member and a mother of ...

Deep Tissue Massage for Muscle Recovery


Aug 21, 2017

If you're an athlete or if you're someone who exercises a lot, you should look into getting a deep tissue massage or a sports massage. A deep tissue massage is designed to improve athletic recover and performance, reduce stress, anxiety and muscle tension, treat chronic back pain and break up scar t ...

It's Not Easy Being Green


Aug 18, 2017

Grab a look behind the green facade! These past few weeks we've made significant progress in bringing Cypress the most complete fitness and family destination it has ever seen. Our crews have been working around the clock, pouring a concrete pad for our Indoor Recreational Pool, placing beam support ...

Employee Spotlight: Alex Flynn



Alex Flynn serves at VillaSport Cypress in the Club Care department, so be sure to say hello if you see him around! He was born and raised in the UK and moved to the United States with his family in 2015. In 2008, at the age of 36, Alex was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a progressive disorder ...

What Is Up With the Safety Break?


Aug 09, 2017

At the top of every hour during Family Swim, we call a Safety Break to clear our recreation pools. But whose ‘safety’ is it for? Actually – everyone! So we first want to clear the pool, especially on really busy days, to ensure everyone is able to exit the pool and there are not any safety hazards t ...

Is a Pilates Reformer Class Right for You?


Aug 07, 2017

Is a Pilates Reformer Class Right for You? The Pilates Reformer is an amazing and elegant machine designed by Joseph Pilates as a new approach to exercise and body conditioning. It provides finely tuned exercise resistance, allowing one to work precisely to develop great alignment, balanced core str ...

Recipe: Coconut Water and Fresh Berry Popsicles


Aug 02, 2017

Fun and Healthy Recipe Coconut Water and Fresh Berry Popsicles Ingredients Fresh Berries – best with blueberries, raspberries, and sliced strawberries Coconut Water – the purer the better  Instructions Drop berries into Popsicle molds (smaller pieces will go to the bottom; other ...

Three Days of Celebrations


Jul 17, 2017

Family-Focused Club Opens to the Cypress Community  CYPRESS, Texas, July 18, 2017 – VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa will celebrate the grand opening of its Cypress facility with weekend-long member and community open houses followed by an official ribbon-cutting ceremony.  “VillaSport is very exc ...

Now Hiring Up To 300 Employees


Jun 28, 2017

Family-Focused Club Demonstrates Continued Investment in Local Community VillaSport, the family-focused, resort-style fitness club, is driving economic growth in the Houston area by creating up to 300 new jobs in Cypress. Building on the success of VillaSport in The Woodlands, the company will ope ...

Keeping Your Head in Line


Jun 26, 2017

A Simple Tip for Our Freestyle Lap Swimmers If you are an experienced lap swimmer, your goal is to always be more technically efficient. This means you are working smarter, not harder, which usually means swimming faster or longer with less effort. As an inexperienced lap swimmer, you are just tryin ...

Tips for Eating Healthy When Dining Out


Jun 19, 2017

Current research supports the importance of diet to our overall wellness. We now know more than ever about the huge role food plays in our immunity, risk for disease, genetic expressions and mental health. As we transition into summer, changes in our daily routine (think: school’s out!, BBQ’s, holid ...

Sleep - It's Time for Rest!


Jun 12, 2017
By: Becky Nguyen Topic: Wellness

As the VillaKids Director in Cypress and Mom of two young children, I know that sleep is precious. But sleep is not only important for moms; it’s necessary for children’s brain development! We all know how hard it is to rationalize with a tired child, whether they are 2 years old or 16 years old. I’ ...

Facial Massage: The Secret to Younger-Looking Skin


Jun 05, 2017

Did you know that there is a well-kept secret to younger-looking skin? Even with today’s technology, a large percentage of people still want the natural alternative to a healthy, toned, and glowing complexion. So, what’s the secret? Facial massage! Just like the benefits of a body massage, facial ma ...

10 Tips to Drop 10 Pounds


May 01, 2017
By: Hannah Hasbun Topic: Fitness

From a Bodybuilder  There are simple steps you can take to start off losing weight the right way but there is no such thing as a quick fix. If you want to lose weight, you have to work for it.  When I began my fitness journey, all I knew about losing weight was what I learned through high school he ...

Spring Carnival


Apr 14, 2017

The Spring Carnival at our new VillaSport site in Cypress, TX was a huge success! This was a community outreach event and helped drive new memberships. We had a taco truck from Berry Hill as well as a snow cone truck, and we had barrels set up throughout the event with soda and water for the guests. ...

Meet General Manager - Herb Lipsman


Nov 11, 2016

We are thrilled to announce Herb Lipsman as General Manager for VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa in Cypress, Texas. Herb has spent the past 25 years managing some of the most prestigious sports clubs and country clubs in the Greater Houston area, including The Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa; Houston ...

VillaSport Cypress Floor Plans


Oct 18, 2016

Opening 2017, VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa will be Cypress’ most complete resort-style athletic and spa facilities. Our family-focused club will feature state-of-the-art exercise equipment, five studios for Spinning, Pilates, TRX, Yoga, and Group Exercise, four Indoor and Outdoor pools, four Whi ...

Construction Timelapse


Oct 13, 2016

Our Steel Structure is up and we couldn't be more pleased! As you drive by the corner of Jarvis Rd and Barker Cypress Road you'll see our building taking its final shape. We've included a time-lapse of our team building your fitness, community and family destination below. Be sure to hit the HD opti ...

Concrete and Paving


Sep 26, 2016

Take a look behind the fence! This past week we've made significant progress in bringing Cypress the most complete fitness and family destination it has ever seen. Our crews have been working around the clock, pouring our final concrete footings and pool pads and finishing entrance ways from Barker ...

Steel and Footings


Sep 13, 2016

Behind that construction fence, big things are happening! This week VillaSport Cypress made huge strides in construction, we've laid our initial footings and concrete slabs and steel is beginning to pierce the sky. Take a look at the progress we've made in bringing you the area's most complete luxur ...

VillaSport Expands to Cypress Texas


Aug 02, 2016

Houston Area Gets Second VillaSport Family-Focused Fitness Complex; 130K Square Foot Club Coming to Cypress in Spring 2017   HOUSTON, August 2, 2016 – Building on the success of VillaSport in The Woodlands, the family-focused fitness chain is breaking ground in Cypress on a 130,000 square foot healt ...