The best gyms in South Bend 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.
After they have been broken down in full we will dive into the best pilates and yoga studios in South Bend. Other topics on working out near you 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 your area.
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 this part of the country there if you want.
Best Gyms In South Bend
Here is our list of the best gyms in South Bend for working out:
- O’Brien Fitness Center at 321 E Walter St
- The Salvation Army Kroc Center at 900 W Western Ave
- Beacon Health & Fitness at 111 W Jefferson Blvd
- Planet Fitness at 4848 W Western Ave
- StayFit24 at 51522 US 31/33 #A
- World Gym at 2500 Miracle Lane, Mishawaka
O’Brien Fitness Center has a basketball court and a variety of senior programs. You will find a swimming pool, basketball court, rock climbing wall, and various fitness classes at The Salvation Army Kroc Center.
Beacon Health & Fitness has courts for basketball, volleyball, pickleball, and racquetball. They also have and indoor walking track and swimming pool. Anyone that is looking for a 24 hour gym in South Bend can head to Planet Fitness and StayFit24.
More rock climbing walls can also be found at O’Brien Fitness Center and The Salvation Army Kroc Center. You can try out local zumba classes at O’Brien Fitness Center, The Salvation Army Kroc Center, and World Gym.
Other forms of cardio dance classes can also be found at O’Brien Fitness Center, The Salvation Army Kroc Center, and Beacon Health & Fitness. Any parents that need childcare while they work out can visit O’Brien Fitness Center and World Gym.
Spinning & Indoor Cycling Classes
We don’t know of any dedicated spinning or indoor cycling studios but many of the best gyms near you have spinning classes like O’Brien Fitness Center, The Salvation Army Kroc Center, Beacon Health & Fitness, and World Gym.
Boxing & MMA Gyms Near You
Fighting is also great cardio and the best local boxing and MMA gyms are:
- McGuin Jiu Jitsu Academy at 2050 E Ireland Rd
- Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu at 1520 E Mishawaka Ave
Kickboxing classes can be found at The Salvation Army Kroc Center and World Gym.
Yoga & Pilates Studios In South Bend
There are also many good yoga and pilates studios in South Bend like:
- Bend Yoga at 321 S Main St
- Dhanwantari Center at 335 N Lafayette Blvd
O’Brien Fitness Center, The Salvation Army Kroc Center, and Beacon Health & Fitness from our first list also have good yoga classes in your area. Pilates classes can be found at O’Brien Fitness Center and Beacon Health & Fitness.
If you are after any specific pose or technique follows those links until you end up on the right studio for you. As much as we would like to give more detail when there are so many poses including vinyasa, hot, bikram hatha flow, ashtanga, power and many more it is impossible for us to break it all down.
The Salvation Army Kroc Center, Beacon Health & Fitness, and World Gym put on workout bootcamps.
Pure Barre at 1130 East Angela Boulevard is a good dedicated studio and O’Brien Fitness Center is another option barre fitness classes.
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:
- Rum Village Mountain Bike Trail
- Bendix Woods County Park
- Woodlawn Park
- LaSalle Trail
- Saint Patrick’s Country Loop
- Pinhook Park
- Chamberlain Lake Nature Preserve
- Baugo Creek County Park
- Potato Creek State Park
- Indiana Michigan River Valley Trail
- Spicer Lake Nature Preserve
- Kal-Haven Trail
- Nickel Plate Trail
- Pinhook Park
- Clay Township Park
- Brandy Creek Nature Park
Where To Buy Sporting Goods In South Bend
You may need to buy some things that will help you workout or visit the gym, and the best sporting goods stores in South Bend are:
- Dunham’s Sports at 2572 Miracle Lane #40, Mishawaka
- Dick’s Sporting Goods at 4520 Grape Rd, Mishawaka
- Just Add H20 Inc. at 17911 IN-23
- Michiana Archery at 50510 Indiana 933 N #2
- Avenue Bicycle Station at 2716 E Mishawaka Ave
Home Gym Equipment Near You
One On One Fitness Equipment at 4117 Grape Road in Mishawaka is a good place to buy home gyms and fitness equipment in your area:
Just so you know we have also covered:
- The Best Gyms For Working Out In Chicago
- The Best Gyms For Working Out In Indianapolis
- The Best Gyms For Working Out In Champaigne-Urbana
- The Best Gyms For Working Out In Bloomington
Enjoy Working Out At South Bend 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 in your area there really are not any excuses left. 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 South Bend or working out in whatever way you enjoy the most.