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Focus on your fitness at these gyms and studios around Chattanooga

From lifting weights, indoor rock climbing, personal training, dance fitness, boxing classes, and martial arts programs — we’ve rounded up 25+ gyms and fitness offerings around Chattanooga.

NOOGAtoday | Kyle House Fitness

However you move, there’s a Chattanooga gym for you.

Photo provided by Kyle House Fitness

Exercising doesn’t look the same for everyone — what’s fun and muscle-building for one person may be a slog for someone else.

Fortunately, Chattanooga is home to many opportunities for exercise, whether you enjoy lifting weights, dancing to hip-hop tunes for a little cardio action, or boxing for a full-body workout. Use this guide as a resource for all things fitness in the Scenic City.

Pro tip: Not sure which to try first? Try out multiple gyms with a free trial on ClassPass.

For those looking for variety

Sportsbarn, 1790 Hamill Rd., Hixson

This 40,000-sqft facility is equipped with an outdoor pool, hot tubs, a sauna, various fitness rooms + studios, weight machines, cardio equipment, and more to keep your fitness routine diverse. Fill out a new member form for more information.

YMCA of Metro Chattanooga, locations vary

The Downtown location has been serving the Chattanooga community for over 150 years, offering classes and programs for folks of all ages. From group exercise classes to personal training to recreational sports — there’s something for everyone. See membership options.

Chattanooga Fitness Center, 1254 E. 3rd St.

The Chattanooga Fitness Center is free of cost + requires no memberships. Check out a variety of weekly classes like total body fitness, yoga, women’s weightlifting, and more. Note: Children under 12 are not allowed and kiddos ages 13-17 require guardian supervision.

Fitness Central East, 6170 Lee Hwy.

Members have access to weight rooms, miles of cardio, challenging classes, and recreational activities. Folks can focus on strength training, conditioning, group fitness, and recreation at this premier fitness club.

Sweat Club, 101 Memorial Dr. + 1771 E. Boy Scout Rd., Hixson

Get your sweat on with functional HIIT bootcamp classes, strength training, dance fitness, and more.

Deal: First-timers can try out five Sweat Club Bootcamp or SWEATBOX classes for $5.

SPENGA, 1705 Market St.

Receive the benefits of a cardio workout, strength training, and yoga all in one 60-minute class. The studio also offers one-on-one + small-group training. Bonus: Editor Kristen tried out one of the classes for herself, see how it went.

Gold’s Gym, 210 W. 4th St.

A membership at this gym gives you access to amenities, a variety of classes, and personal trainers. Browse the weekly schedule if you’re looking for a group class.

Deal: Head to Gold’s website to get a free pass to check out the gym before you commit to a membership.

Workout Anytime, locations vary

Members receive 24-hour access to strength and cardio equipment and free weights. This gym also offers fitness evaluations, personal coaching, hydromassage units, and tanning beds.

NOOGAtoday | The WRKT

The WRKT opened its doors last August in Chattanooga’s Southside.

For those looking for lower-impact workouts

The WRKT Chattanooga, 1401 Williams St.

Take a Pilates class that utilizes the tower, reformer, and megaformer methods. Bonus: Follow this studio on Instagram for community events + announcements.

Club Pilates, 307 Manufacturers Rd.

This NorthShore Pilates studio breaks its classes down into four levels — foundation, progression, evolution, and mastery — to best suit your goals. You can also check out the signature class options like an energetic cardio workout or suspension training.

Deal: Prospective clients can book a 30-minute, full-body session with an instructor free of charge.

Pilates Tonic, 401 N. Market St.

Looking to ease body pain? This studio focuses on fascial conditioning, stretch therapy, and core intelligence to help folks move more comfortably in their daily lives. Pro tip: Start with the studio foundation session, it’s a private 55-minute class designed for beginners.

Bonus: This studio also offers an online membership to pick from a variety of live classes + self-paced videos.

NOOGAtoday | Chattanooga Fitness Club

Chattanooga Fitness Club aims to empower women through small group and personal training.

For those who want one-on-one training

Chattanooga Fitness Club, 3829 Hixson Pk.

This club offers women’s small group personal training (up to seven members) + private one-on-one personal training and nutritional coaching.

Deal: Get a 30-minute complimentary transformation strategy session that includes a free InBody Scan to help create a roadmap for your fitness goals.

Forte Fitness, 313 Manufacturers Rd.

This local biz specializes in one-on-one personal training with customized exercise + nutrition plans to set, pursue, and maintain your fitness goals. Schedule a complimentary session + tour of the studio.

Kyle House Fitness, 1635 Chestnut St.

Along with various HIIPfit, circuit party, lift, and flow classes, this gym has been highlighted for its high-quality personal trainers. Whether it’s physical fitness, sports conditioning, yoga, or aesthetic training — they have a certified trainer to help you out.

Deal: Check out the promotions page for deals on memberships + receive your first class and PT consultation for free.

Be Strong Health & Fitness, 2101 Chestnut St.

Trainers at this center will work with you to achieve physical strength, while also reducing stress and improving your mental health. Clients can choose in-person, online, or hybrid training options.

Deal: Fill out an online form for a free consultation.

Vive for Women, 1819 Broad St.

This workout studio for women offers group + personal training options. VIVE classes include a total body 60-minute workout that includes intervals of cardio, functional strength, and core stability.

NOOGAtoday | Lookout Fitness

Fun fact: A CrossFit workout is often abbreviated to “WOD” or workout of the day.

Photo by Dan Henry via Lookout Fitness

For those who believe burpees are a lifestyle

Lookout Fitness, 1304 McCallie Ave.

The whole family can join in on CrossFit group classes, nutrition coaching, and personal training at this local gym. Classes are constantly varied, infinitely scalable, and focused on high-intensity workouts.

Deal: Learn more + meet the team during your free consultation.

Get Built Chattanooga, 1818 Washington St.

Take a CrossFit class + receive conditioning and personal training designed to cater to folks of all ages and abilities. Classes are offered Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. + Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Deal: First-time visitors can take a class for free by scheduling online.

CrossFit Brigade, 646 Overbridge Ln.

Find this gym located next to Stringer’s Ridge and near Suck Creek Cycle. Each workout class consists of functional movements like squats and deadlifts that are performed at levels of high intensity.

For those who want to amp up the cardio

Orangetheory Fitness, 300 Cherokee Blvd. + 7407 Igou Gap Rd.

These gyms offer heart rate-based interval training. Each one-hour class incorporates rowing, cardio + strength movements, and the coach will take you through five different heart rate zones using Orangetheory’s OTbeat technology.

Hotworx, 308 Cherry St.

Feel the burn by adding heat and infrared light to enhance your workouts. Members have access to classes like Hot Iso, yoga, and Pilates + high-intensity interval training sessions.

Deal: Prospective clients can submit their information to try their first session for free.

Neighborhood Barre, 1222 Tremont St.

This studio focused on three methods — barre, strength, and HITT — to challenge and support those on fitness journeys.

NOOGAtoday | Studio 34

Studio34 also rents out its space if you want to host a dance party of your own.

For those eager to try something new

Studio34, 3214 Brainerd Rd.

This adult dance studio brought to you by the folks behind The Pop-Up Project offers a variety of classes each week for beginners and those of all levels. From Pilates and ballet to hip-hop and contemporary, check out the calendar to see upcoming classes.

Dance Tonight Chattanooga, 46 E. Main St.

Put on your dancing shoes for a swing, salsa, ballroom, bachata, and samba class just to name a few. This studio offers group classes + private lessons with membership options.

High Point Climbing and Fitness, 219 Broad St. + 1007 Appling St.

Head to the Downtown or Riverside gyms to try out climbing + bouldering or head upstairs for the fitness center offerings. Members can also participate in weekly fitness and yoga classes. Not interested in being a member? Day passes and 7-day passes are available for purchase.

Synergy Climbing and Ninja, 427 E. Main St.

For the fans of “American Ninja Warrior,” live out your competitive dreams at this local gym’s state-of-the-art obstacle zone. Folks can also check out the bouldering arena, strength and fitness classes, and yoga offerings. Grab a day pass or a membership.

Gear up

Don’t forget to set your movement adventure up for success with tried-and-true gym favorites.

Owala FreeSip water bottle | Stay hydrated at the gym with a beloved stainless steel bottle — you can get it as large as 40 oz. for max hydration.

Baleaf women’s fleece-lined leggings | Make facing workouts on chilly mornings easier with fleece-lined leggings — plus, choose how many pockets you want on them.

Silicone ear tips for AirPods | Earbuds will slip out at the gym no more thanks to simple silicone ear tips that keep AirPods in place.

Aesthetic Built scuba oversized half-zip hoodie | A roomy, soft sweatshirt with thumbholes and a kangaroo pocket.

Aesthetic Built perfect muscle scallop tee | This men’s tee was made to accentuate biceps, chest, and shoulders.

HOKA Women’s Clifton 9 Sneaker | Set your cardio workouts up for success with a sneaker designed to increase foot comfort and absorb the shock of high-impact exercise.

Heathyoga non-slip body alignment yoga mat | Beginners and advanced yoga students alike will love the alignment lines on this mat to take your form to the next level.

CRZ Butterluxe high-waisted leggings | These buttery-soft leggings feature gentle compression and are considered a Lululemon alternative by reviewers.

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