While walking the cobblestoned-hills will burn off plenty of calories, San Miguel has an assortment of other ways to stay in shape.
San Miguel Health & Fitness Center, Plaza Pueblito, Stirling Dickinson #28, 154-8395. Full gym with weights and aerobic equipment; aerobic and yoga classes. Lockers, showers and steam room. Pay by day or week.
Santa Domingo Health Club, Santo Domingo #55; 154-7545. A full lap pool and upstairs a gym with aerobic and weight machines plus a view. Lockers and showers. Pay by day or week.
Sue Lawrence, 044-415-149-0176 (San Miguel cellphone number). Widely considered the best Pilates instructor in town; single and two-person sessions.
Yalliz, Hernandez Macias #79, 2nd floor, 152-1089. Classes in spin, yoga and pilates, right in the center of town.
Yellow Door Yoga Studio, Stirling Dickinson 1-A; 044-415-153-7140; Hatha yoga for kids and adults.
Yoga at Bellas Artes, Hernandez Macias #75; intermediate and advanced classes at the renowned art institute.
Jardin Botanica El Charco del Ingenio, also known as Landetta Park or the Botanical Garden and Nature Park, above town near the Gigante supermarket. With plenty of trails through this 247-acre park, runners don’t need to suffer on the cobblestone in San Miguel. Grab a taxi to take you, and ask the taxi driver to return at a predetermined time for your ride back to the hotel.
Malanquín Country Club, Road to Celaya (3 kms south of town);152-0516. This 9-hole course is the only links near the city, as of now. Other full-sized golf courses can be found in nearby Queretero and Celaya, and at least one 18-hole course is planned for San Miguel in the near future.
Hotel Posada de la Aldea, Ancha de San Antonio #15; 154-5179. Two tennis courts open to the public for a fee. Private instruction can be arranged.
Malanquin Country Club, Road to Celaya (3 kms south of town);152-0516. Four clay courts; one-day guest memberships for tennis available.