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Places to Work Out Near Tampa Bay

When you think of vacation, you’re not necessarily thinking about sprint training, dumbbells, and laps in the pool. But, in this day and age, people are increasingly committed to living a healthy active lifestyle, which includes staying fit while on vacation.

Getting exercise in Tampa doesn’t have to be difficult. We’ve put together a list of fitness classes and gyms nearby the popular Tampa Bay area beaches.

Florida Sun Vacation Rentals - Tampa Bay Area Gyms and Fitness Centers

Clearwater Beach Fitness

This friendly, “old school” gym is in walking distance to many Clearwater vacation rentals and hotels – one of the best Clearwater activities for those who like to stay fit.

It’s spacious and has lots of equipment, catering to all levels of fitness and expertise. The gym’s staff are friendly and welcoming – you’ll find the owner on site more often than not.

This fitness center offers daily and weekly passes available – perfect for vacationers who want to get some exercise in Tampa without committing to a membership.

Located at 483 Mandalay Ave. in Clearwater Beach, this gym is open 24 hours a day.

Suncoast Fitness

Suncoast is a spacious, no-frills gym with all the equipment you need for a great workout, including a huge selection of weights.

But, perhaps what sets it apart is the group fitness – we hear the “Body Pump” is a fun challenge – yoga, and dance classes. They also have a shake bar so you can grab a post-workout snack before hitting the beach.

This is a great morning Tampa Bay activity to start your day off right. Suncoast’s highly-rated childcare services save you the trouble of looking for a babysitter – let the kids play for an hour or two while you get a workout in.

Suncoast is located at 203 38th Ave. N. at the north end of St. Petersburg on the Tampa Bay side.

Barre Fitness Inc.

Across the bay in Tampa is one of the best barre class in the area.

Barre Fitness Inc. offers challenging, ballet-inspired workouts that use elements of Pilates, yoga, dance, and training. The energizing music and rotating instructors keep you both motivated and challenged – the perfect Tampa Bay activity to break your relaxed vacation routine.

Every class is different, offering a great workout that never gets boring. The bonus? It’s located across the street from an excellent café and espresso bar for a post-barre breakfast.

You’ll find Barre Fitness Inc. at 3423 Manhattan Ave. in Tampa. Hit up a morning class, then spend the day exploring the big city.

Warrior ONE yoga

Not everyone loves going to the gym, but still want to exercise in Tampa. Yoga can be a good alternative.

Warrior ONE offers fantastic classes a block from the waterfront, across the channel from Caladesi Island State Park. The studio invites yogis of all levels to classes like Power, Flow, Yin, and Hot. Colorful walls and fun, playful classes make this place a relaxing, fun environment. Warrior ONE takes yoga seriously, but lacks the pretentiousness that sometimes comes with yoga.

Sign up for their introductory package for new students, which offers 30 days of unlimited yoga for $39. Alternatively, you can buy single classes, five- or 10-packs, and three-month unlimited memberships.

Warrior ONE is located at 919 Broadway in Dunedin, just north of Clearwater. The studio is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (or later, depending on the day’s classes).

Spinnergy Fitness

If you’re looking for a tough, high-energy workout while vacationing in the Tampa Bay area, you’ll want to check out Spinnergy.

They offer fantastic spinning classes that will help burn calories, tone up, and increase strength. They have top-notch instructors and trainers. The group class routines are always changing to keep your workout interesting and fun.

Spinnergy Fitness is open weekdays from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., with reduced hours on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The studio is located at 2301 9th St. N., St. Petersburg, about a 20-minute drive from the beach.

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Whether you’re spending a week or a whole season on the beach, a great workout is a perfect way to stay in shape and keep your energy levels up. Do a few circuits or join a spinning class before heading to the beach to relax and soak up the sun.