A health club or a fitness club in Charlestown is a place which houses exercise equipment for the purpose of physical exercise. The facilities and services provided in these clubs are: main workout area, cardio area, group exercise classes, sports facilities, and personal training. The other services provided are health shops, snack bars, restaurants, member lounges and cafes. It is not unusual for a sauna, steam shower, or wellness areas to be present. They charge a fee to allow visitors to use the equipment, courses and other provided services. Costs can vary through the purchase of a higher-level membership or a life membership.