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Indoor Recreation & Things To Do in Truckee

September 14, 2021
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Looking for indoor things to do in Truckee? We got you! Here’s a list of fun, creative, and healthy indoor activities for the days we can’t be outside. 

Drop in at Truckee’s World-Class Fitness Center - NEW

There’s a new gym, fitness, and wellness center in town - CAMP 1 Fitness! The 22,000 sqft facility boasts top-rated equipment, reform pilates, group fitness classes, personal training, Kensho Human Performance Lab, Himalayan salt sauna, kids club, and a year-round outdoor arena.

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Three Stories High! Indoor Rock Climbing Gym - NEW

High Altitude Fitness, Truckee’s new indoor climbing gym, offers 12,000 sqft of climbing with lead and sport routes, bouldering problems, six auto-belays, campus and kilter board, and gear rentals. There are also 52 pieces of cardio equipment, 10 Olympic weight lifting stations, a fitness room, free weights room, and three group fitness studios. Lobby workstations with fiber internet make this a great spot for folks working remotely. One membership gives you access to two locations - Truckee and Incline Village.

Learn more - High Altitude Fitness

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Listen to Vintage Vinyl Records - NEW

Down the charming staircase at the entrance of Word After Word Books, you’ll find Truckee’s new record store, Rock Cellar Records. This cozy, tucked away spot has new vinyl in every category, used and collectible records, turntables, and a curated selection of books about music/musicians. 

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Browse Curated Reads at our Local Independent Bookstore

The ground level of the Historic Truckee Mercantile Building is home to Truckee’s beloved local independent bookstore, Word After Word Books. The vibrant space carries curated titles from local Truckee-Tahoe authors, regional and history books about the area, bestsellers, and favorite staff picks. 

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Adult Swim or Kids Lazy River at Community Pool

Visiting Truckee in winter or summer? Pack a swimsuit! Established in 2016, Truckee’s beloved community swimming pool offers an indoor lap pool with 10 lanes, 25 yards in length, and a kids recreation pool with a lazy, winding river and slide. This local’s favorite spot is a great place for a low-impact workout or splashing around with little ones. Open Monday-Friday.

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Movie, Popcorn, and A Big Screen!

Two movie theaters offer multiple showtimes for major motion pictures and independent films. Have yourself a “dinner and movie” date night or an evening of family fun with kiddos. 

View Showtimes - The Village Cinemas (Northstar Village)

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View Showtimes - Tahoe Art Haus (Tahoe City) 

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Massage? Pedi? Treat Yourself to a Self-Care & Wellness Day

Self-care is good for the mind, body, and soul… but what exactly is it? For outdoor adventure lovers, self-care can be a relaxing yoga class to stretch out and unwind, a rejuvenating facial after long days in the California sun, or a deep massage to work out those tight spots. 

View our Feeling Well & Beautiful page for a roundup of Truckee wellness and self-care: yoga, pilates, massage, day spas.

Get Crafty - Art, Drawing, Knitting, Wood Carving & More

Spark your creativity at Atelier, downtown Truckee’s premier art store. Shop kits and supplies for any craft and skill level - drawing, embroidery, knitting, crocheting, macrame, painting, weaving, wood carving, and more. Let the Sierra Nevada be your muse and get creating!

Learn more - Atelier

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Travel Back in Time at the Museum of Truckee History - NEW

Located in the east end of the Truckee Train Station, this new museum houses furnishings and original items from the old train depot and various historical displays of major stories in Truckee history: Truckee’s Chinese, logging and lumbering, Native Americans, the Ice Industry, Boca Beer, Charles F. McGlashan’s Vision, 1960 Olympics, and trains. Open weekends, 11 am - 5 pm.

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Shop, Dine, Drink & Enjoy Cozy Truckee Lodging

A trip to Truckee isn’t complete without a visit to Historic Downtown. You can easily spend a day browsing the quaint, western storefronts and enjoying the abundance of al fresco patio dining. Remember, shopping small supports our beloved local businesses! And the fun doesn’t stop at Historic Downtown. For live music, fall festivals, markets, and concerts, check out our event calendar!

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