Need a workout on your Bath break? Our guide to the best pay as you go gyms in Bath

26 April 2018

Visiting Bath for the weekend soon, or in the city working? If so, you’ll need the lowdown on the best places to eat, drink, shop and of course – to work out. If you’re keen to keep up with your fitness while away from home, you’ll be delighted to hear that there’s a great choice of pay as you go gyms in Bath. This means no membership fees or monthly contracts, just one easy price (or in some cases, a free pass) and a convenient distance from all of the city centre’s transport links.

Here’s our guide to the best flexible and casual membership gyms in Bath:

Fitness First Bath – James Street West

A 10-minute stroll from Bath Spa train station and close to our wonderfully serene Green Park Garden Apartment, Fitness First Bath offers a free 1-day guest pass if you haven’t visited before. Find the gym on James Street West. With facilities for resistance, free weights and more, along with a pool, sauna and spin studio (may be available for an extra cost), Fitness First is extremely well equipped.

Bath Sports and Leisure Centre – North Parade Road

Run by Better, this leisure centre near the river and Bath Rugby Club offers Pay & Play membership at just £6.60 for members of Better facilities nationwide or £10 for non-members – making it perfect for a flying visit to the city. The complex is home to a recently refurbished and fully equipped gym, as well as a pool, fitness studio and even a library. If you’re staying at our Argyle Riverview Flat, you’ll be practically next door.

Anytime Fitness – Henry Street

Even closer to the train station along with Southgate shopping centre is Anytime Fitness, which also offers a free 1-day trial that works perfectly for out-of-towners needing their gym fix. This 24-hour access gym is known for its friendly staff, extensive facilities and convenient parking.

YMCA Bath Gym – Broad Street Place

The YMCA may be a hostel, but it also has a small but well-equipped fitness suite which also happens to be one of the best value pay as you go gyms in Bath. Pay as you go gym use is just £9 per day, while one-hour classes are just £6. It’s also extremely convenient, situated in the heart of the city centre close to both our Haystack and Old Orchard holiday properties.

The Pilates Quarter – Cleveland Place East

Just a short walk from our Camden Crescent period apartment is this dedicated pilates studio, which handily offers a number of offers for casual visitors. For example, you can book a 55-minute private introductory session for £25, or an intensive one off private session for £58. You can even buy a gift voucher for a friend for £25. The Pilates Quarter is perfect for people wanting a more specialist fitness solution, as it is more expensive and one-on-one than other pay as you go gym options in Bath.