Today we will be discussing the best gyms in Tacoma plus all the things we know about working out near you. We know your time is of utmost importance so we will do our best not to ramble.
Diving right in to the best Tacoma gyms seems like the most natural way for us to begin. Up next we will get into the best studios for spinning or indoor cycling classes, and our favorite boxing and MMA gyms in your area will come after that.
It would be silly for us to forget about the best local pilates and yoga studios so we won’t do that. As the post progresses other subjects on working out like bootcamps and barre exercises will have their own sections too.
When you want some cardio the gym isn’t your only option so we will discuss the top outdoor recreations areas in the region. To wrap it all up the best stores to buy sporting goods or home gym equipment near you will be listed.
You can check out some of our other posts on Pacific Northwest cities right here.
Best Gyms In Tacoma
Here is our list of the best gyms in Tacoma for working out:
- LA Fitness at 5915 6th Ave
- 24 Hour Fitness at 111 S 38th St
- Tacoma Center YMCA at 1144 Market St
- Gstandard Gym at 3602 S Cedar St
- Spanaway Fitness Center at 13819 Pacific Ave S
- Planet Fitness at 817 E 72nd St
- Edgeworks Climbing at 6102 N 9th St #200
- Climb Tacoma at 102 S 24th St
If you need to work out any time day or night then 24 Hour Fitness, Spanaway Fitness Cente, GStandard Gym, and Planet Fitness are 24/7 gyms near you. If you want to swim or ball you can find a pool and basketball court at 24 Hour Fitness and the Tacoma Center YMCA.
For zumba or aerobic dance classes sign up for 24 Hour Fitness, the YMCA, or Spanaway Fitness Center. Edgeworks Climbing and Climb Tacoma would be the best indoor climbing gyms in your area.
And anyone who is searching for childcare while they work out can find it at the YMCA.
Spinning & Indoor Cycling Classes
The Handlebar Cycling Studio at 715 Commerce St would get the nod for best dedicated indoor cycling studio in Tacoma. More spinning classes in your area can be taken at 24 Hour Fitness and the YMCA.
Boxing & MMA Gyms Near You
When you hope to improve your technique you should visit local boxing and MMA gyms like:
- T-Town Mma/Checkmat at 3001 S 12th St #C
- Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy of Tacoma at 4417 Pacific Hwy E, Fife
- Vital Jiu Jitsu at 2519 Pacific Hwy E
- 9round at 5902 6th Ave #B
If all you care about is cardio and not becoming the next world champion then the group boxing classes at 24 Hour Fitness and the YMCA should suffice.
Yoga & Pilates Studios In Tacoma
We bet many of you would enjoy these Tacoma yoga or pilates studios:
- Expand Yoga at 3909 6th Ave
- Simply Hot Yoga Wellness Center at 1812 S Mildred St #A
- Tacoma Yoga at 2717 N Proctor St
- Pilates Bodies in Motion at 7326 27th St W
- The Studio Tacoma at 1742 Pacific Ave #406
- Body & Brain Yoga Tai Chi at 3826 Bridgeport Way W
24 Hour Fitness, Edgeworks Climbing, and the Tacoma Center YMCA also have local group yoga and pilates classes. There are so many types of poses and techniques these days like vinyasa, hatha flow, hot, bikram, power, ashtanga or more and we really don’t know what you are after.
It is probably best if you look at the links to the above studios and choose the right one for your personal needs.
One of these workout bootcamps could be just what it takes to get you going in the right direction:
For more workout bootcamp options you can try what they have at 24 Hour Fitness, the YMCA, and Spanaway Fitness Center.
Once again 24 Hour Fitness and the YMCA also have group barre classes in your area.
Best Places For Outdoor Recreation
When you want to go hiking, running, or riding bikes outside of the best gyms near you try these outdoor recreation areas:
- Point Defiance Park
- 5 Mile Drive & Trails
- Owen Beach
- Mount Ellinor
- Mount Rainier
- Grays Harbor
- Narrows Bridge
- Nisqually River Delta
- Tacoma Nature Center
- Fort Steilacoom Park
- Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
- Vashon Island
- Dash Point State Park
- Crystal Mountain Resort
- Swan Creek Park
- American Lake
Obviously this area of the country is just loaded with great places to get some sun.
Where To Buy Sporting Goods In Tacoma
You may need to buy some things that will help you workout or visit the gym, and the best sporting goods stores in Tacoma are:
- Playback Sports at 2621 N Proctor
- Sturtevant’s Ski Mart at 2220 S 37th St
- Bass Pro Shops at 7905 S Hosmer St
- Rei at 3825 S Steele St
- Fleet Feet at 3812 N 26th St #A
- Big 5 Sporting Goods at 2505 S 38th St #F
- Sportco Warehouse Sporting Goods at 4602 20th St #E, Fife
Home Gym Equipment Near You
The list we just shared will probably also have some but you can also buy home gym equipment at:
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Enjoy Working Out At Tacoma Gyms
You just learned about a lot of 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 be grateful if you could help us out by sharing your own local fitness tips or letting us know if we got anything wrong in the comments.
Have fun visiting the best gyms in Tacoma or working out in whatever way you enjoy the most.