The best gyms in Cedar Rapids and everything you need to know about working out in your area is about to be covered in full detail. It won’t take us long to cover just about everything you need to know about your local fitness scene.
The best gyms near you will be how we kick this off but there is still plenty more to come after that. We will talk about the best places to go for spinning and indoor cycling, as well as the best boxing and MMA gyms you can visit in the city.
Once they have been fully broken down we will dive into the best pilates and yoga studios in Cedar Rapids. Other topics on working out like bootcamps and barre exercises will be getting their own sections in this fitness guide too.
You can easily get a sweat in outside of the best gyms so the top outdoor recreation areas in the region will get a mention. And following all of that we will talk about where you can buy sporting goods and home gym equipment in Cedar Rapids.
There is a local fitness map at the end that will help you figure out where all of these places are located, plus you can look through more of our posts on the middle of the country here if you want.
Best Gyms In Cedar Rapids
Here is our list of the best gyms in Cedar Rapids for working out:
- Helen G. Nassif at 207 7th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
- Anytime Fitness at 806 34th St SE
- CrossFit The Challenge at 2811 Wiley Blvd SW
- Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping at 5761 #C St SW
- Top Shape Gym CR at 2120 Edgewood Rd SW
- Custom Fitness at 3950 Wilson Ave SW
- Elite Edge Transformation Center at 3639 1st Ave SE
- Rierson Fitness at 600 3rd St SE
- Top Shape Gym 24/7 at 202 Blairs Ferry Rd NE
- Edge Fitness at 215 3rd Ave SW
The Helen G. Nassif YMCA is a good gym in your area with basketball courts and an indoor pool. Anyone that needs a local 24-hour gym can head to Anytime Fitness and Top Shape Gym. CrossFit The Challenge offers a core strength and conditioning program developed to offer a full-body workout that combines elements of gymnastics, weightlifting, running, rowing, and more.
Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping mixes kickboxing, strength training, nutrition, and meal planning for a workout that burns fat, builds muscle, and enhances confidence. Kickboxing is also available at Elite Edge Transformation Center who offers other MMA classes.
Custom Fitness offers indoor cycling, yoga, a swimming pool, a racquetball court, and zumba sessions. If you need someone to watch your kids while you work out childcare is provided at Elite Edge Transformation Center and Custom Fitness.
We do not know any rock-climbing gym and any gym with climbing wall in your area.
Spinning & Indoor Cycling Classes
We do not know any fully dedicated spinning and indoor cycling studios near you but indoor cycling classes are available at Custom Fitness and Anytime Fitness.
Boxing & MMA Gyms In Your Area
Fighting is also great cardio and the best boxing and MMA gyms near you are:
- Revolution Martial Arts at 945 Robins Square Dr
- Hard Drive Performance Center at 712 3rd Ave SE
- Tipping Point Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at 266 Blairs Ferry Rd NE #500
Adults can choose from a variety of martial art techniques offered by Revolution Martial Arts. The Hard Drive Performance Center has a total area of 9,000 square feet and offers self-defense, children’s programs, martial arts, and other programs.
Tipping Point Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers a wide range of classes for the first day beginner to the black belt competitor. Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping offer more kickboxing and Elite Edge Transformation Center offers both mixed martial arts and kickboxing.
Yoga & Pilates Studios In Cedar Rapids
There are also many good yoga and pilates studios in Cedar Rapids like:
- Triyoga at 5250 N Park Pl NE #201
- Advanced Yoga Studio at 4089 21st Ave SW #111
- Heat Yoga at 3607 1st Ave SE #C
- Soundness with Sayde Yoga at 329 10th Ave SE #115
- Breathing Room Yoga at 608 2nd Ave SE
- The Studio on Third at 102 3rd Ave SW
- Toula Yoga at 2720 1st Ave NE #108
Triyoga offers beginning to intermediate yoga, meditation, and Tai Chi classes. Heat Yoga Studio provides a variety of classes, massages, and esthetics services. Adults, kids, pregnant parents, and babies can all benefit from Sayde Yoga’s classes.
Yoga lessons, teacher trainings, sound healings, meditation, workshops, and special events are among the services provided at The Breathing Room. The Studio on Third offers Pilates and fitness training in a private or semi-private location. You can try more local yoga and pilates classes at Custom Fitness.
We do not know any workout bootcamps near you.
Pure Barre at 5300 Fountains Dr NE #112 has three group class formats featuring classic barre, resistance-based training, and cardio-centric full body workouts taught by certified teachers.
Best Places For Outdoor Recreation
You can workout pretty much anywhere so you don’t always have to go to the gym. Many people prefer to run or ride bikes when the weather is nice and some great places for outdoor recreation and fitness are:
- Cherokee Park
- Hubbard Industrial Park
- Indian Creek Nature Center
- Shaver Park
- Rock Island Botanical State Preserve
- Mount Trashmore Summit Pavilion
- Daniels Park
- Time Check Park
- Boyson Park
Where To Buy Sporting Goods In Cedar Rapids
You may need to buy some things that will help you workout or visit the gym, and the best sporting goods stores in Cedar Rapids are:
- Finish Line at 4444 1st Ave NE Spc 30
- Soko Outfitters at 41 16th Ave SW
- Bimm Ridder Sportswear at 817 2nd Ave SE
- Dick’s Sporting Goods at 4601 1st Ave SE
- Country Corner Western at 4398 Mt Vernon Rd SE
- Play It Again Sports at 3649 1st Ave SE
- Iowa Running Company
- Unique-Sports at 1025 33rd Ave SW
- Locker Room Legends at 4444 1st Ave NE #458
Nike, Jordan, Adidas, Under Armour, Puma, Fila, and Champion are just some of the brands you’ll find in Finish Line Lindale Mall’s athletic clothes and sportswear department. Soko Outfitters is an outdoor specialty store that specializes on hiking, camping, paddleboarding, climbing, and the outdoor lifestyle.
We doubt we need to tell you what the Dick’s Sporting Goods near you has to offer. Play It Again Sports is a good place to buy or sell new and used sporting goods in Cedar Rapids.
Home Gym Equipment Near You
You can probably find some at those stores we just listed, but you can also buy home gym equipment in your area at:
Johnson Fitness & Wellness Store is a good home gym and fitness equipment shop in your area. Whether you’re looking for cardio or strength equipment for your own home or a professional gym Push Pedal Pull has a vast variety.
Dick’s Sporting Goods and Play It Again Sports are a couple of other places to buy home gym equipment near you. Just so you know we have also covered:
- Best Gyms in Iowa City
- Best Gyms in Des Moines
- Best Gyms in Waterloo & Cedar Falls
- Best Gyms in Chicago
Enjoy Working Out At Cedar Rapids Gyms
Now that you have read about all of those local gyms, spinning classes, yoga studios, outdoor recreation spots, and places to buy equipment for working out your confidence should be sky high. By the way, if you notice anything out of date on this page or if you have any of your own fitness tips to share please tell us in the comments.
Have fun visiting the best gyms in Cedar Rapids or working out in whatever way you enjoy the most.