Best Gyms In Calgary & All Things Working Out

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Thanks for checking out this guide to the best gyms in Calgary that will try cover everything you need to know about working out near you. Within a few short minutes we hope you will have a much better understanding of your local fitness options.

The best gyms in Calgary will be where we begin, but after that we still will have a lot to cover. We will dive into the best places to go for spinning and indoor cycling, as well as the best boxing and MMA gyms you will find here.

After all of that we will still need to discuss the best pilates and yoga studios near you. Other topics on working out like bootcamps and barre exercises will need to get a quick shout out as well.

Of course you don’t always need to go to the gym to get a sweat in so some of the top outdoor recreation areas in the city will be listed. And for those who are still around after all of that is out of the way we will talk about where you can buy sporting goods and home gym equipment in Calgary.

You can look through more of our posts on the best gyms around Canada there.

Best Gyms In Calgary

When you are ready to work out head to one of these best gyms in Calgary:

Anytime Fitness is the one you should choose if you need a 24 hour gym in Calgary. Those of you who would like a pool and basketball court can find both at Repsol Sport Centre or the Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA.

Zumba or aerobic dance classes can be taken at Repsol Sport Centre and World Gym. The YMCA has childcare at the gym but you need to let them know ahead of time.

Bolder Climbing Community and Hanger Climbing Centre are your best options for an indoor climbing gym and Hanger also has free weights and cardio

Spinning & Indoor Cycling Classes Near You

Some of the best spinning and indoor cycling classes for cardio near you can be found at:

Repsol Sport Centre and GoodLife Fitness from our initial best Calgary gyms list also offer group spinning or indoor cycling classes.

Boxing & MMA Gyms

Fighting can be another great way to enjoy your cardio and the best boxing and MMA gyms in Calgary would be:

Most of those are boxing gyms but Dunamis is an all around MMA gym. Repsol Sport Centre also puts on boxing bootcamps.

Yoga & Pilates Studios In Calgary

When you want to find a good yoga or pilates studios near you there are some options and some of our favorites are:

Repsol also offers both, while you can find group yoga classes at World Gym, GoodLife Fitness or CrushCamp. There are so many varieties like vinyasa, hatha flow, hot, bikram, power, ashtanga or other popular techniques so look around the links to those local yoga and pilates studios and find the right one for your needs.

Workout Bootcamps

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Workout bootcamps can give you that edge that we all need at times and some of the best in town are:

Repsol Sport Centre from our initial best gyms near you list does a few types of bootcamps and World Gym also has them.

Barre Exercises

Another way to workout that is growing in popularity is barre exercises and you can find some good studios like:

Best Places For Outdoor Recreation Near You

As we mentioned before the gyms in Calgary are not the only places to workout. Many people prefer to run or ride bikes outside and some great places for outdoor recreation are:

  • Calgary Olympic Park
  • Elbow River
  • Heritage Park Historical Village
  • Sulphur Mountain
  • Calaway Park
  • Fish Creek Provincial Park
  • Nose Hill
  • Riley Park
  • Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park
  • Mount Norquay
  • Kananaskis Country
  • Barrier Lake
  • Banff National Park
  • Dinosaur Provincial Park

Where To Buy Sporting Goods In Calgary

These Calgary sporting goods stores are great places to buy new gear or equipment:

Those who want to buy or sell new and used sporting goods can do so at Play It Again Sports.

Home Gym Equipment

There will be some home gym equipment at the above sporting goods stores, but you can also find more at:

By the way we have also written about:

Enjoy Working Out At Calgary Gyms

Now that you have learned about all of those gyms, spinning classes, yoga studios, outdoor recreation spots, and places to buy equipment for working out near you why aren’t you already on your way to work out? We will be back throughout the year to update this page so that these lists stay current.

If you think we got something wrong or if you have any of your own local fitness tips to add please use the comments to fill us in. Have fun visiting the best gyms in Calgary or working out in whichever way you prefer.

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