The Best Gyms Down the Shore
Milton and Betty Katz Jewish Community Center
More than just your average gym, this community center offers tons of activities, including indoor and outdoor swimming, basketball, and volleyball. There are also more than 50 group classes, so there’s something for everyone from the hard-core kettlebell fan to the yogini.
$15/drop-in adult; $40/drop-in family; $122/month; $265/four months; $200/20-pass card; 501 North Jerome Ave., Margate, 609-822-1167, jccatlantic.org
When the high temps make an outdoor run or bike ride unbearable, pop into one of Elite’s summer-themed classes like Caribbean Dance Fitness, which uses beats of the Bahamas and the merengue for an intense ab and oblique workout, or p90x Beach Body Blast, an advanced total-body muscle program promised to whip you into beach-body shape.
$15/drop-in; $35/week; $100/10 pack; $135/15 pack; $59/month; $159/three months; 7805 Atlantic Ave., Margate, 609-822-8348, elitefitness-ufit.com
NJ Yoga Zone
With more than 30 classes a week in everything from Pilates and yoga (they’ve got Bikram and Vinyasa) to cardio kettlebells, there’s no way you won’t get in shape this summer. The studio also provides personal training, yoga workshops, and wellness events.
$15/drop-in; $70/5 sessions; $150/month; $325/3 months; 7809 Ventnor Ave., Margate, 609-822-5800, njyogazone.com