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Philly Gyms and Studios That Are Still Hosting Outdoor Classes in the Cold

Winter is here, but it’s not stopping some gyms and studios from offering socially distant outdoor classes.


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A silent disco cycling class with BPM Fitness is one of many outdoor workouts you can try right now in Philly. | Photo courtesy of BPM Fitness

It’s been a very chilly December so far, but there are still gyms and studios in the region offering socially distant outdoor workouts following the city’s latest shutdown, which will continue until at least January 1, 2021. To help you satisfy your group-exercise fix (we recommend bundling up appropriately!), we’ve put together a list of some local gyms and studios you can visit to get your movement on at a distance — even in the cold.

BPM Fitness

The Spring Garden cycling, TRX and strength studio is currently offering outdoor classes with silent disco headphones, to keep your ears toasty and filled with motivating music while you work out. See the schedule for pricing and details.

Be Well with Beth

Dietitian and fitness pro Beth Auguste offers pop-up stroller meetups, including walks and workouts, for parents of young children. See her website or contact her directly for updates on when the next one is taking place.

Never Give Up 

The strength and fitness studio offers outdoor classes a few blocks from its Manayunk location, in the back of the SEPTA parking lot at the bottom of Green Lane, as well as right behind the studio in a smaller lot. Check the schedule for the latest updates and pricing.

Subversus Fitness

A Crossfit Center City gym offering outdoor sidewalk workouts as well as park workouts, so you can keep things moving. This schedule has the latest updates and pricing information.

Bodyrock Boot Camp

This West Philly gym (featured on Queer Eye!) hosts outdoor boot camps right off the Schuylkill River Trail. Check the website for the latest updates and membership information to get you started — there’s even an “outdoor unlimited” option.

 

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Sundasport Kettlebell Club

This gym offers outdoor pop-up classes as weather permits, so check the website for the latest options, or sign up for their email list to get an alert when workouts are announced.

CKO Kickboxing

This popular kickboxing chain currently offers outdoor classes in addition to its virtual roster. You can see the Center City schedule here and look into options in other locations as well.

RippedPHL

This local HIIT workout is continuing outdoors this winter, weather be damned. See the website for the schedule, membership options and drop-in pricing.

 

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OpenBox Athletics

This strength and fitness gym offers a variety of classes (with equipment and machines!) in outdoor settings. The full schedule has details as well as pricing options.

Upcycle Fitness

Socially distanced cycling classes will be held in the outdoor studio behind Upcycle’s building on Haddon Avenue in Collingswood. See the website for schedule and pricing information.

The Wall Cycling Studio

This Manayunk fitness and cycling studio offers select spin classes at their outdoor studio “The Yard.” Check their website for the schedule and latest updates.

Hike and Heal

This local women-focused hiking group offers monthly pop-up healing hikes on trails in the Wissahickon. The last scheduled hike for 2020 is on December 12th, but keep an eye on the website for offerings in 2021.

November Project Philly

This free workout group has been running Wednesday “out and back” workouts in locations around the city, encouraging participants to run, bike, walk or otherwise travel to a set location where they socially distance to do a designated individual workout. See the group’s Instagram for the latest updates and guidelines.

Strength Haus 

This new workout offering takes place every Sunday, outdoors and socially distanced in different locations around Philadelphia. Check Instagram for information and to get on a mailing list for workout updates.

GoalsFit

This running, personal training and group workout studio offers outdoor classes, including kettlebell cardio and weights. Check the website for scheduling and pricing information.

Chestnut Hill Cycle Fitness

This Chestnut Hill studio has got outdoor spin, no-impact outdoor cardio strength and more. The website offers the schedule and pricing breakdown.

Remix Fitness 

A Horsham studio with outdoor strength and cardio workouts as well as cycling classes. A full schedule along with membership and pricing options is available on the website.

Fitler Club

Fitler Club is offering select outdoor workouts and events — including options like “Moonlight Spin” on the balcony — with tickets available for non-members on an as-available basis. Check their Instagram for announcements and updates.

Fitness Works Philadelphia

Check the Instagram page and websites for updates on periodic outdoor class offerings from this Reed Street gym and to inquire about membership opportunities.

Tuck Barre & Yoga 

Tuck has quite a few outposts to choose from, from University City to Point Breeze to Haverford (and more) — all offering outdoor barre and other classes on select days. Check the schedule of each location for the latest information.

 

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