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Best Gyms In Portland & All Things Working Out

Last updated on May 5th, 2021

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Hello and welcome to this post on the best gyms in Portland. Our goal is to cover as much as possible about working out near you as quickly as we can.

We bet most of you are here for the best Portland gyms so they will be the star of our opening section. Once they have been discussed in full detail we will move on to the best studios for spinning or indoor cycling classes as well as our favorite boxing and MMA gyms in the area.

After that we will move on to the best yoga and pilates studios in town. Workout bootcamps and barre exercises are trending upwards and we will dive into them as well.

When the weather is nice you may prefer to work out under the sun so we will share some of the top outdoor recreations areas around Oregon of which there are obviously many. And to wrap it all up the best stores to buy sporting goods or home gym equipment near you will take us out of here.

Check out our other posts on working out around the Pacific Northwest right here.

Best Gyms In Portland

Here is our list of the best gyms in Portland for working out:

A couple of 24 hour gyms near you are 24 Hour Fitness and Hollywood Fitness. You should be able to find a pool for swimming laps and a basketball court at Multnomah Athletic Club, 24 Hour Fitness, Villasport Athletic Club, Cascade Athletic Club, and Hawthorn Farm Athletic Club.

To try your hand at zumba or group aerobic dance classes head to Lloyd Athletic Club, 24 Hour Fitness, Bethany Athletic Club, Villasport Athletic Club, and Lyft Fitness. Anyone that needs childcare while they work out can find it at Cascade Athletic Club.

For the best indoor rock climibing gym in town visit Portland Rock Gym.

Spinning & Indoor Cycling Classes

There are some spinning and indoor cycling classes for cardio near you and some of the best are:

The above cycling studios are really good, plus there are more group spinning classes at Lloyd Athletic Club, 24 Hour Fitness, Bethany Athletic Club, and Lyft Fitness.

Boxing & MMA Gyms Near You

For some serious training try out these boxing and MMA gyms:

24 Hour Fitness, Villasport Athletic Club & Spa, and Lyft Fitness also have group boxing classes if all you care about is getting a sweat in.

Yoga & Pilates Studios In Portland

One of our more popular sections, here are the best yoga and pilates studios near you:

Outside of those studios you will also find both yoga and pilates classes at 24 Hour Fitness, Portland Rock Gym, and Cascade Athletic Club. More group yoga lessons are available at Bethany Athletic Club, Villasport Athletic Club & Spa, and Lyft Fitness.

Plus Lloyd Athletic Club puts on pilates classes. We hope you understand that there are far too many varieties of poses and techniques like vinyasa, hot, bikram hatha flow, ashtanga, power and many more for us to know exactly what you are after. The above studios should cover just about all of your needs.

Workout Bootcamps

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If you have been stuck in a rut these workout bootcamps could give you that edge we all sometimes need:

24 Hour Fitness is another place to find workout bootcamps.

Barre Exercises

Visiting a barre exercise studio is a great way to tone your body quick:

Some of the best gyms in Portland also have barre fitness classes like Lloyd Athletic Club, Bethany Athletic Club, and Villasport Athletic Club & Spa.

Best Places For Outdoor Recreation

On a sunny day consider hiking, riding bikes, or just being active at one of these outdoor recreation areas around Oregon:

  • International Rose Test Gardens
  • Mt. Hood
  • Oxbow Regional Park
  • Forest Park
  • Willamette River
  • The Gorge Green Cross
  • White Salmon River
  • Sandy River 
  • Blue Lake Regional Park
  • Multnomah Falls
  • Stub Stewart State Park
  • Tryon Creek State Natural Area
  • Powell Butte
  • Waterfront Park Trail

Where To Buy Sporting Goods In Portland

These Portland sporting goods stores are a good option when you need new gear or equipment:

Home Gym Equipment Near You

Our previous list will probably also have some but you can buy more home gym equipment at:

By the way we have also covered:

Enjoy Working Out At Portland Gyms

Hopefully you learned something about all of those gyms, spinning classes, yoga studios, outdoor recreation spots, and places to buy equipment for working out near you and now your confidence is sky high. Our readers would really appreciate it if you would 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 Portland or working out in whatever way you enjoy the most.

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