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Published July 9th 2013
RSL club with fitness and acquatic centre
Castle Hill RSL is hidden in the back streets of Castle Hill, next door to Castle Hill High School, but it is only a couple of streets from Showground Road. As soon as you drive into their car park you feel in complete awe at the size of the buildings in front of you. As you walk through the large glass doors into the lobby you almost feel like a celebrity who has just entered a very fancy hotel. The signing in is all computerised, fast and efficient, and all you need to do is hand your license to the staff member and you are ready to go. Don't be put off if you arrive and the queue is long, it does move along quickly.

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Image from the Castle Hill RSL website

This club has an enormous car park and its stunning inside. It is both classy and sophisticated. The club offers restaurants, bars, a bistro, a cocktail seating area, a gorgeous cafe, nightclub, lit up outdoor areas, water features and a large children's play area in the outdoor courtyard. They also have a two level gym, a swimming centre and gymastics studio. The gym has kinder gym and other children's programs such as school holiday ones.

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Image from the Castle Hill RSL website

The interior design is the nicest I have ever seen in an RSL club. Make sure to look up at the amazing lights hanging from the ceilings. Diners of the bistro can choose to sit inside or outside. Outside has large seating groups under umbrellas. It is popular for young families as this is where the children's play area is located. The bistro has your usual club foods but the portions are really big and fairly priced. A large chalkboard on the side wall lists that day's specials.

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Image taken from the Castle Hill RSL website

The club has regular free live entertainment and of course shows and events. Coming on soon the Absolute 80's show and Psychic Sally. They also host bingo, raffles, poker and other competitions on a weekly basis.

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On the counter where you order you can also get some colouring in sheets and a little packet of pencils to keep the kids entertained. There is a large selection of dishes to choose from. Meals come with chips or salad and children's meals come with a free ice cream. You order at the counter, receive a number and then the food is brought out to you by friendly wait staff. I have always found the service friendly, helpful and have never had to wait very long for the meals to come out. High chairs are available just ask the staff to help you find one. Drinks are purchased from the bar in the middle of the club or at the cafe.

Beside the bistro is the pizza and gelato bar. You simply must try the gelato - it is heaven! In the outside courtyard there is a stage for performers. My husband and I celebrated our birthdays there and had a band playing right next to us. They even sang us Happy Birthday when our cake was brought out.

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The outside courtyard gets super busy on the weekends and unfortunately you are unable to reserve a table so be sure to get there early. It can get really loud out there. It's a happy noise kids running around, chasing each other playing and having fun but if you are not dining with kids or you want a quiet meal you would be better to sit inside. Inside has a completely different grown up kind of atmosphere.

If you don't feel like a full meal then check out the little cafe in the back corner. They have great tea and coffee, sandwiches, little cakes, pies, etc, and really yummy desserts.

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Image taken from the Castle Hill RSL website

They have a beautiful terrace bar with comfy seating and a lovely atmosphere, a perfect place to have a relaxing time with some friends. They have a few pokies and gambling games that are covered by a large screen beside the inside dining area.

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Image taken from the Castle Hill RSL website


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Image taken from the Castle Hill RSL website

This place seems really upper class and fancy but without overdoing it. I love looking around at the designs. Even the bathrooms are fancy (well, the ones beside the cafe are), with low wattage, intimate lighting, dark brown tones, funky mirrors and taps (at first I didn't know how to turn them on). It is really nice but in the end stalls you can struggle to even see anything.

This gym and aquatic centre, called C2K, is huge at two levels and it has great state of the art equipment and touch screen technology to listen to music, watch TV and track your results. They have a program to suit everyone - a seniors workout, an accelerate workout, a no limits work out, a fight club and of course personal training. They even offer teen program's for 12- 17 year olds after school. These sessions run for 90 minutes on Monday and Wednesday evenings.

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Image taken from the C2K's website

This place incredibly runs over 160 classes in four studios per week. Some classes offered include but are not limited to spin, yoga, pump, Zumba, circuit, Pilates and aqua classes. A full current monthly program is available on their website.

Their gymnastics club was voted NSW Gymnastic Club of the Year in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. They are the only one in NSW to be awarded five star quality status. This is also a fully equipped state of the art gymnastic studio that offers classes for various ages and abilities. It is also fully air conditioned. There program's run seven days a week.

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Image taken from the Castle Hill RSL Gymnastics website

So whether you want to meet up with friends, have a drink, some food, do a workout or swim this is the place to go. It's all here so why not do it in style?
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Why? It's a club, a gymnasium, fitness and aquatic centre all in one
When: Open 7 days a week
Phone: (02) 8858 4800
Where: 77 Castle Street, Castle Hill
Cost: Various prices involved check with website
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Looks like a great club.
by Faye (score: 3|1162) 1200 days ago
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