Best Gyms In Portland, Maine & All Things Working Out

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In this post we hope to fill you in on the best gyms in Portland, Maine as well as everything we know about working out near you. Hopefully we can get you in and out as quick as possible.

To kick things off we will jump right in to the best gyms in Portland. After they have been covered in full we will mention all the places you can go for spinning or indoor cycling classes, plus our favorite boxing and MMA gyms in your area.

We certainly can’t forget about the best local pilates and yoga studios. Plus we will discuss other subjects on working out like bootcamps and barre exercises.

The gym is cool but it isn’t the only place to work out and we have lengthy list of outdoor recreation areas where you can bike, hike, or get whatever kind of cardio you desire. Finally we will delve into stores to buy home gym equipment and sporting goods.

You may also be interested in reading our other posts on cities around the Northeast that you can find there.

Best Gyms In Portland

When you are ready to work out the best gyms in Portland are:

Some also may need childcare while they work out and if so you might able to find it at one of the YMCA’s.

For group zumba or cardio dance classes visit Crossfit Casco Bay, Orangetheory Fitness, or the YMCA’s. You can also find both a pool and basketball court at the YMCA’s.

Evo Rock + Fitness would get our nod for best indoor rock climbing gym near you. Crossfit Casco Bay is the longest running Crossfit gym in the region.

The best 24 hour gyms in Portland that we knew about recently closed, if you know of any others to recommend please tell us in the comments, thanks.

Spinning & Indoor Cycling Classes

To get your cardio in head to indoor cycling and spinning classes in your area like:

They also have group spinning classes at Beacon Community Fitness, Portland Branch YMCA, and Casco Bay Region Branch YMCA.

Boxing & MMA Gyms Near You

You can find cardio fighting classes at many places, but if you want to get really technical you need to visit local boxing and MMA gyms like:

If all you care about is cardio boxing classes the Portland Branch YMCA also has them.

Yoga & Pilates Studios In Portland

You can also head to one of these yoga or pilates studios in Portland:

The YMCA’s also have group yoga and pilates classes in your area. We don’t know if you prefer vinyasa, hatha flow, hot, bikram, power, ashtanga or other popular techniques so look around the above links and find the right match for your own personal needs.

Workout Bootcamps

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Dynamics Fitness at 633 Forest Ave runs some great workout bootcamps near you. Once again the YMCA’s also put on workout bootcamps for those that are interested.

Barre Exercises

Barre exercises get more popular every day and in this town you can find them at:

You guessed it, there are also group barre classes at the YMCA’s.

Best Places For Outdoor Recreation

Now you know about the best gyms in Portland, but you can also work out under the sun at these outdoor recreation areas around Maine that are great for hiking, running, or riding bikes:

  • Back Cove Trail
  • Acadia Mountain
  • St. Sauveur Loop
  • Portland Head Light
  • Casco Bay Lines
  • Eastern Promenade Trail
  • Mackworth Island
  • Thompson’s Point
  • Higgins Beach
  • Fore River Sanctuary
  • Eastern Promenade
  • Richmond Island
  • Baxter Woods
  • Evergreen Trails
  • Presumpscot Park
  • Fort Williams Park
  • Peaks Island
  • Crescent Beach State Park

Where To Buy Sporting Goods In Portland

You may need to buy some things that will help you workout or visit the gym, and the best local sporting goods stores are:

Play it Again Sports is a great place to buy or sell new and used sporting goods in Portland.

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:

You can read more of our local fitness guides for cities like:

Enjoy Working Out At Portland Gyms

Now that you have read about all of those gyms, spinning classes, yoga studios, outdoor recreation spots, and places to buy equipment for working out near you your confidence should be sky high. We would love it if you could share your own local fitness tips or let us know if we got anything wrong in the comments.

Have fun visiting the best gyms in Portland, Maine or working out in whatever way you enjoy the most.

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