Jacksonville is an amazing place to be fit and happy. To support and encourage your New Year fitness goals we chose to outline our favorite locally owned gyms on the First Coast!
Bailey’s Health and Fitness
With more than 17 different locations in Jacksonville, it will be difficult to claim that the drive to the gym is long! This gym is a true wonder. Trainer-curated workout classes, saunas/tanning, personal training services, a full basketball court, ab and core room, cycling room, heavyweight room, and yoga studio make this the place to be. A full time cleaning staff and full air filtration system ensures this facility will meet your sanitation and safety needs. Daycare is available to members with small children as well. This gym is the total excuse conqueror.
Gym Jax only has 1 location, but it is a local favorite. Local Mr. Olympia winner Dexter Jackson has been rumored to visit this gym frequently. This is a full service hybrid gym with tons of free weights, cardio machines, olympic lifting, multiple turf workout areas and much more. This is a great choice for busy parents with young children as Gym Jax offers high quality child care.
Black Hive Crossfit
Voted #1 crossfit gym in Jacksonville, Black Hive is guaranteed to impress. With locations at Jacksonville Beach, Central/TownCenter and Orange Park, the crossfit lifestyle should be accessible to all. They offer crossfit and personal training options and mayhem athlete programming for the warriors at heart. Black Hive may have “multiple gyms, [but they are] one community” and a great place to kick start or restart your fitness goals.
Gett Itt Core Fitness
With personal training, group training, ocr training, strength and conditioning, competition preparation, run coaching, total body boot camp and functional fitness on Sundays you can’t go wrong at Gett Itt Core Fitness. They offer student, military and family discounts and have a wide variety of membership and class options, including a-la carte.
This rugged warehouse environment is the perfect place for a no-nonsense crossfit goer determined to grow muscle and endurance. Their facility is conveniently located just off I-295 and has showers for the uber busy. This highly rated and acclaimed facility is a great place to set and conquer your personal development goals!
Located off of Baymeadows Road, SoFit offers functional fitness, personal training, olympic lifting, nutrition online coaching and more! Their nearly endless high rating and review history speaks volumes to their commitment to health and wellbeing for everyone. “Fitness for everyBODY” is their goal and they have a gameplan.
Four Friends Fitness
This women-only gym is a great place for those who are new to the gym or choose to opt for a more comfortable exercise experience. This positive and proactive gym is the ideal place for women of all ages and comfort levels. Four Friends’ focus is “trust, professionalism, excellence and camaraderie” and their vision “is a world where women know their own value and strength”. Offering free consultations for newly interested ladies, there are more reasons to say “yes” than ever before!