Best Gyms In Ottawa & Gatineau

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In this post about the best gyms in Ottawa and Gatineau we will try to cover just about all there is to know about working out near you. We know your time can’t be wasted so we will get right to it.

We can’t think of a more practical way to begin then by listing the best Ottawa and Gatineau gyms. Once they have been covered in full we will be moving on to the best studios for spinning or indoor cycling classes, as well as our favorite boxing and MMA gyms in your area.

Local pilates and yoga studios will come next and we know many of you are curious about them. As the post progresses more topics on working out like bootcamps and barre exercises will get a shout out.

The gym is great but so is getting a little sun so the top outdoor recreations areas in the region will be listed. And the best stores to buy sporting goods or home gym equipment near you will take us out of here.

Those that are curious can check out our other posts on Canada at that link.

Best Gyms In Ottawa & Gatineau

Here is our list of the best gyms in Ottawa and Gatineau for working out:

Both Movati Athletic locations and the Taggart Family YMCA should have a pool for swimming laps, and the Y should also have a basketball court. Anyone that needs 24 hour gym access can get it at Anytime Fitness.

GoodLife Fitness and Éconofitness have group zumba and aerobic dance classes. Coyote is the best indoor rock climbing gym near you. Currently we do not know of any gyms with childcare in your area, if you do please tell us in the comments at the end of the post.

Spinning & Indoor Cycling Classes Near You

These local indoor cycling and spinning studios are a wonderful way to get the cardio you desire:

Both Movati Athletic locations, GoodLife Fitness, and Éconofitness also have group spinning classes.

Boxing & MMA Gyms

Those who aspire to be the next world champion can get the training they need at these boxing and MMA gyms in your area:

If all you care about is getting a sweat in then the cardio boxing classes at both Movati Athletic locations should suffice.

Yoga & Pilates Studios In Ottawa & Gatineau

We bet many of you would enjoy these local yoga or pilates studios:

Both Movati Athletic locations and Éconofitness have group yoga classes as well. It is getting pretty obvious why we consider them to be two of the best gyms in Ottawa when they offer so many fitness classes.

You can also try yoga and pilates lessons at GoodLife Fitness. With so many varieties of poses and techniques like vinyasa, hot, bikram hatha flow, ashtanga, power and many more we really don’t know what you are after.

The links to the above studios should help you figure out which one is best for you.

Workout Bootcamps

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180 Fitness is a popular workout bootcamp in your area and, there are more going on at Gym-Max.

Barre Exercises

These barre exercise studios are another good way to get in shape quick:

Guess where you can find more barre exercise classes. Yup, both Movati Athletic locations.

Best Places For Outdoor Recreation Near You

When you want to get some sun you can go hiking, running, or riding bikes outside of the best local gyms at one of these outdoor recreation areas:

  • Gatineau Park
  • Ottawa’s Greenbelt
  • Omega Park
  • Rideau River
  • Ottawa River
  • Rideau Canal
  • Camp Fortune Explorer Park
  • Arbraska Lafleche Cave
  • Mount Pakenham Ski Resort
  • Andrew Haydon Park
  • Éco-Odyssée
  • Dominion Arboretum
  • Luskville Falls
  • Rideau Canal
  • Dow’s Lake
  • King Mountain Trail
  • Mer Bleue Bog
  • Lac Leamy Park
  • Morrison’s Quarry
  • Parliament Hill

Where To Buy Sporting Goods In Ottawa & Gatineau

These Ottawa and Gatineau sporting goods stores are great places to buy new gear or equipment:

Home Gym Equipment

The list we just shared is also likely to have some but you can buy home gym equipment at:

By the way we have also written:

Enjoy Working Out At Ottawa & Gatineau Gyms

We wish we had more to offer but for now that is all we’ve got. After reading about all of those gyms, spinning classes, yoga studios, outdoor recreation spots, and places to buy equipment for working out near you you should feel a lot better about what comes next.

It would really help both us and our readers if you could let us know if we said anything incorrect or if you could share your own local fitness tips in the comments. Have fun visiting the best gyms in Ottawa and Gatineau or working out in whichever way you prefer.

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