where to work out in cincinnati?

  • time2work

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    Sep 03, 2008 2:35 AM GMT
    i live dowtown, i am looking at the YMCA or the gym in crew tower. also saw someone on here talking about fitnext which is really close to me as well. it would be awesome to be able to walk to whatever i join.

    i think i might go with YMCA, it is no contract and they have a pool (so does crew, but that whole place seemed really small) but YMCA has a big joining fee, what's up with that?

    anyone in the area wanna share some advice?
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    Sep 03, 2008 11:08 AM GMT
    I went to the Y, I dont remember a joining fee...(?) As of a year ago, you could go for a few days for free or for close to nothing.

    Very handy if you live/work downtown. Great (early!) hours, recommend the 7am spin class to get your day going. Staff was so-so

    Mixed crowd, definitely the crusiest non-gay gym I've ever been to.
  • time2work

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    Sep 03, 2008 2:42 PM GMT
    the info i got from them is it's $54 a month and a $125 enrollment fee which is sometimes waived (they didn't explain when or why)

    a friend joined in january and they were doing some special thing where they waived the enrollment fee

    they did let me look around without paying anything, but i don't know if they would have let me work out

    thanks for the tips, i think i am prolly gonna go with the Y, but a have a few more weeks to decide
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    Oct 12, 2010 1:04 AM GMT
    This is late, but the Y has a sliding scale rate that will give you a lower rate based on your income. Great if you are in college/grad school or just not working a high enough paying job. Otherwise, the Y generally has decent facilities if not the most up to date. Otherwise there are a few chain's in the area you might look into as well.
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    Oct 12, 2010 1:07 AM GMT
    Last I heard Urban Active in Bellevue was signing people up for $19.95 a month. However, that is for a membership at THAT location only. To get all the metro locations of UA in your membership, you have to pay more.
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    Oct 12, 2010 1:12 AM GMT
    The only things i can find in Cincy are the University Hospital and a skyline!