Reach your New Year's resolution! Barcelona's best places to workout
Starting a new exercise routine is the number one goal of most people entering the new year. Whether you’re looking to get fit, tone up or work out regularly, Barcelona has plenty of gyms for you to choose from. From boutique studios to large commercial chains and everything in between, find the perfect gym for your needs and budget with these top-rated spots in the city.
Club Natacio Atletic Barceloneta
A favorite gym with locals, the ‘Swimming Club Athletic Barceloneta’ is a sports complex located right on the beachfront. It can be found as you head up from the Barceloneta district towards the iconic W Hotel. With two outdoor swimming pools and one indoor, a spa, 1,200 square meters of weight training facilities and three studios offering group classes from yoga to Tai Chi, this gym is hard to beat. The views over the beach are spectacular, you’ll easily find yourself spending the whole day there.
With seven branches in Barcelona, this upscale chain is likely to have a center near your home. While membership is a little pricier than some of the other options, each location has a number of classes you can join for free and many also have an onsite pool and spa.
There are a great number of DiR gyms around Barcelona, highlighting their popularity in the city. The availability of these gyms is beneficial because people can choose to access one or multiple based on their membership. Many have swimming pools and team sports courts a long with group classes. Their prices vary depending on the location you choose and the times you would use the gym, but in general are reasonable.
Duet Fit is another chain that can be found all over Barcelona. With many locations all over the city, from Sants to Universitat, to Sagrada Familia and Glóries, you will be able to find your ideal location to stay fit in Barcelona. They have many classes for you to join and plenty of on-site facilities. Duet Fit is one of the most affordable clubs in Barcelona, so if you’re in a pinch and still want to get a good workout in, this is the one for you!