August 15, 2023 20 min read
The Mile-High City of Denver, Colorado, is known for its beautiful natural surroundings and vibrant culture. Coloradans are also known for their active lifestyles because health and wellness take center stage in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
People in Denver are spoiled for choice of fitness centers and gyms to suit their needs. Whether you want to get your sweat on at a fitness center with luxury amenities that include saunas and massage rooms or uncage your intensity by pumping weights, you’re sure to find your fit among the 10 gyms listed here.
The goal of VASA Fitness in Denver, Colorado is to make people healthier and happier through fitness. They welcome members of all shapes, sizes, and fitness levels and provide the equipment, classes, coaches, and resources they need to reach their goals.
1955 S Sheridan Blvd, Denver, CO 80227
Mondays to Fridays: 4 am – 12 am
Saturdays: 5 am – 8 pm
Sundays: 7 am – 6 pm
Whether you’re a cyclist, a swimmer, a lifter, or a baller, VASA Fitness has got what you need to crush your fitness goals.
VASA Fitness Denver offers top-of-the-line equipment, exercise machines, free weights, and various group fitness and boutique-style classes as well as premium recovery amenities. Here’s a taste of what VASA offers.
With more than 70 unique group fitness classes offered, VASA has a class to uplift your energy, improve your flexibility, increase your strength, and provide some fun!
— STUDIO FLOW: Yoga classes with specially trained instructors who will lead you through poses designed to help you strengthen and feel restored. The studio has Infrared panels above each mat to warm your body from the inside to increase circulation and reduce inflammation.
— STUDIO RED: Track your heart rate using Myzone technology to make sure you get the most out of your workout. STUDIO RED is asmall-group HIIT training class where you’ll rotate through two cardio and two resistance training stations.
— TEAM TRAINING: Certified instructors lead ever-changing workouts that demand big energy and provide maximum results and tons of fun.
— CARDIO: Burn some calories in this power hour of fun with your classmates, the music, and the VASA Fitness instructors.
— CORE: Fire up your midsection to get strong abs in these low-impact core classes that can also strengthen your lower back and improve your balance.
— HIIT: High-Intensity-Interval Training is a calorie-burning, never-boring, full-body blend of cardio and strength training,
— RESISTANCE: These classes combine the optimal size of weights for your needs and abilities with targeted movements to build lean muscle while tightening and toning your body.
— CYCLE: Sweat will be flying, your legs will burn, and you’re sure to love pedaling to your next level of fitness to the beat of music pumping.
— AQUA: At this pool party you’ll use the water’s natural resistance for the ultimate low-impact workout to tone and build strength and stamina.
— YOGA: Learn to connect your mind, body, and breath to improve flexibility and mind-body balance in VASA's quiet, peaceful yoga studio.
— SENIORS: This fun, low-impact workout will keep you stepping, stretching, and toning, so you stay strong even as you age.
Along with the group fitness and cycling studios, VASA Fitness in Denver, Colorado also offers the following:
— PERSONAL TRAINING STUDIO: For an effective and efficient workout in an exclusive space with equipment and a VASA Fitness Coach reserved for you.
— EXPANSIVE CARDIO DECK: Customize your cardio routine on any of the machines as you get your heart pumping when you run, climb, pedal, move, warm up, and cool down.
— FREE WEIGHTS AREA: With a variety of weights and sizes, your iron pumping options are endless in the free weights area with mirrored walls.
— PERFORMANCE LIFTING AREA: This room provides the perfect lifting environment with Olympic-worthy equipment like bars, plates, rigs, racks, mats, etc. to push your strength to new limits.
— STRENGTH TRAINING MACHINES: Resistance training using the top-line strength training machines at VASA Fitness is a great way to increase muscle mass, become more powerful, and complement the cardiovascular work you do.
— FUNCTIONAL TRAINING TURF AREA: VASA Fitness brought the neighborhood park straight into the gym. The expansive turf area is perfect for ab workouts, stretching, foam rolling, functional strength work, and mobility.
— INDOOR POOL AND SPA: Whether you’re training for your next tri, recovering from an injury, or just wanting to enjoy a low-impact workout in a water aerobics class, VASA’s large capacity pool is for you.
— SAUNA AND STEAM: VASA's sauna and steam room are the ultimate in post-workout recovery.
— MASSAGE LOUNGE: Soothe your sore muscles after an exhausting workout on one of VASA Fitness’ world-class massage beds.
— TANNING: VASA's top-of-the-line tanning beds are in a perfectly private and clean space to relax and soak up some vitamin D.
— BALL GAMES: Shoot some hoops and get your heart pumping while having fun on VASA’s basketball court, or re-energize your workouts by working up a sweat on the premier racquetball courts.
— UNLIMITED INBODY SCANS: Go beyond the scale and step on an InBody scale to get in-depth details about your weight, including muscle mass, water weight, and body fat, so you can better track your progress.
— KID CARE: VASA Fitness in Denver, Colorado offers a safe, designated space with certified childcare professionals to keep your kids busy with fun fitness and educational activities while you’re working out.
VASA Fitness offers three membership options, starting as low as $9.99 per month.
VASA Fitness Memberships are monthly with no annual commitments required, and detailed information about memberships is available on request.
Colfax Strong Strength and Conditioning builds strong bodies with the primary focus on CrossFit. However, their powerlifting and strength training are also top-class.
1516 North Emerson St., Denver, CO 80218
Mondays to Thursdays: 5:30 am – 7:30 pm
Fridays: 5:30 am – 6:30 pm
Saturdays: 8 am – 12 pm
Sundays: 9 am – 12 pm
If you're short on time, busy at work, stressed out, prone to injury, scared to start, or on a budget, Colfax Strong will have a program that fits your goal and your lifestyle.
Colfax Strong offers group classes, personal training, nutritional training, and a Barbell Club for Olympic lifting.
Expert coaches, certified to lead group classes, ensure that you stay safe and injury-free throughout challenging workout sessions that combine the most effective fitness methods. The routines are constantly varied, so you can do them for years on end without plateauing.
The premier strength and conditioning class, scaled to your particular fitness ability. The primary focus is on correct form and movement as well as flexibility and mobility. Classes include Olympic and powerlifting barbell movements, gymnastics, running, biking, rowing, kettlebells, dumbbells, and more.
Colfax FIT specializes in intense cardio with fat-blasting weight and barbell training exercises that are constantly varied. While always keeping it fun and challenging, you'll use kettlebells, treadmills, body movements, running, rowing, biking, strength work with a barbell, and many other functional fitness movements.
Under the guidance of a high-level Olympic lifting coach, you will learn the skills needed in Olympic weightlifting. In the Barbell club, you will get the support you need to do the snatch, and the clean and jerk in no time. Experienced Olympic lifters will receive expert coaching to greatly improve all their lifts.
A private coach who is focused on helping you reach your goals will design a unique workout plan for your needs. You'll train to a schedule that suits you, and work out in a non-intimidating environment with all the gym equipment you may need.
Colfax Strong's nutrition programs can help you overhaul your lifestyle and get you results much faster than training alone. You’ll get a flexible diet plan that can work with your lifestyle and schedule, regardless of how busy you are. Your coach will be there to help you stay on track and the program's built-in feedback loops will measure your progress.
Colfax Strong has a fitness solution for every budget. Detailed information is available on request.
At Rocky Mountain Flex Fitness, you'll be in the hands of true athletes, and some of the top professionals and competitors in the country.
1516 North Emerson St., Denver, CO 80218
Mondays to Thursdays: 5 am – 10 pm
Fridays: 5 am – 8 pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 7 am – 5 pm
RMFF holds all its trainers to the highest standards to ensure they can help you achieve the results you desire – be it Vinyasa Yoga, Bodybuilding posing, or anything in between.
Rocky Mountain Flex Fitness offers everything any fitness enthusiast might want.
— Yoga: Vinyasa-based (linking movement with breath) with elements of strength training and mobility. 60-Minute, small-group classes of medium intensity.
— Fit 2 Fight: Learn true boxing, kickboxing, Muay Tai techniques, and more from world-class instructors.
— Bootcamp: The Move Better, Feel Better Bootcamp is designed to improve your daily life movements through core development, full body strength training, and conditioning. 60-Minute, small-group classes of moderate intensity.
Rocky Mountain Flex also offers classes to bulletproof your body against injuries, and you can even receive weight management and nutrition coaching.
Improve heart health, increase metabolism while at rest, and increase blood oxygen capacity and endurance through workout routines like:
— LISS (Low-Intensity Steady State)
— HIIT(High-Intensity Interval Training)
— METCON (Metabolic Conditioning)
Discover self-defense using techniques from various combat sports, including kickboxing.
MMA focuses on both stand-up (striking) and ground (grappling) combat to strengthen the entire body, burn fat, and increase core strength and bone density.
At the core of any gym is the weight room. Both inexperienced and experienced lifters benefit from targeted resistance training.
Bodybuilding is a multidimensional sport where athletes focus on very specific scientific modalities to strengthen, modify, condition, and manipulate the shape of the body. RMFF will prepare you for all the varying criteria across multiple divisions.
Rocky Mountain Flex will create a strength training routine specifically designed for you that is ideal for preventing injury while cycling, off-season ski training, and more to prepare you to enjoy all the athletic wonders available in Denver and along the Front Range.
RMFF offers 3 membership options, all of which give members full access to the gym and all the classes.
At Catalyst Fitness, the focus goes beyond physical fitness and health. The Catalyst team further aims to uplift individuals' confidence and help them overcome personal challenges.
1545 Quail St. Suite 5 Lakewood, CO 80215
Mondays: 8 am – 7 pm
Tuesdays to Thursdays: 6 am – 8 pm
Fridays: 8 am – 6 pm
Saturdays: 9 am – 12 pm
Through unwavering commitment, cutting-edge methods, and a passionate team, Catalyst Fitness ignites transformative results built to last.
With over 15,000 hours of collective training experience and custom program design based on science, Catalyst Fitness offers a one-of-a-kind fitness experience to get clients to reach their goals and keep them.
This program is an all-inclusive approach to becoming the best version of yourself by developing fitness habits built to last a lifetime.
The 6-week transformation program is based on:
Exercise: Build lean muscle, burn more fat, and gain confidence and enjoyment in the gym.
Nutrition: The Catalyst Fitness custom nutrition plan teaches the integration of healthy eating habits, giving you the confidence and knowledge, you need to experience lifelong well-being.
Accountability: With consistent check-ins and support, a dedicated Catalyst trainer will guide you through the 6-week transformation program and hold you accountable.
Community: With expert trainers being part of your success, the support of the Catalyst community will make the process of achieving your goals more enjoyable and sustainable than you ever thought possible.
At Catalyst Fitness you aren’t just a number, you are a priority. Regardless of where you are in your fitness journey, Catalyst Fitness personal trainers will start by learning about your goals and previous fitness experiences before designing programs and workouts for your unique needs.
Catalyst Bootcamp Classes primarily consist of circuit and interval training, mainly including strength-based athletic movements, plyometrics, and calisthenics, creating a highly effective and efficient workout every time.
With a wide variety of training styles, ever-changing HIIT workouts, and specialized equipment, these 45 to 50-minute boot camp classes are guaranteed to help you lose weight, gain muscle mass, and tone your body.
Information about membership and fees is available on request.
Movement hopes to inspire the community to try new things, push their limits, and pursue their best selves – ultimately transforming the way they live.
3201 Walnut St. Suite 107, Denver, CO 80205
Mondays to Fridays: 6 am – 11 pm
Saturdays: 8 am – 8 pm
Sundays: 8 am – 6 pm
At Movement RiNo, it’s all about doing something together. From climbing partners to group fitness & yoga classes. Every interaction at Movement is an opportunity to connect.
Movement RiNo is a whole lot more than a rock climbing gym. It also offers fitness training and yoga.
If you go climbing at Movement RiNo, you'll find more than 200 bouldering problems and 15,200 sq. feet of climbing on walls that are 15 feet high. The gym's community and coaches are there to help beginners on their journey from getting started, to finding partners, to navigating the routes, to gym etiquette.
— Intro Series: Beginner Rock Climbing, Introduction to Bouldering, Introduction to Technique.
— Intermediate Classes: Progress with classes that help bring awareness and purpose to your climbing from movement on the wall to mental game and leading skills.
Whether yoga is your main thing or a part of your cross-training plan, you can participate in Vinyasa, Hatha, Gentle, and Specialty classes. Within each category, the styles are tailored to the unique community of teachers and students.
The goal of the fitness instructors at Movement RiNo is to help you increase performance while maintaining your health and wellness. They offer an innovative mix of strength, conditioning, and recovery classes that are changed seasonally to help you crush it on the slopes, water, trail, or at the crag.
— Strength: A weights-based strength class focused on building core, stability, and metabolic conditioning through powerlifting and/or Olympic-style lifting.
— Suspension Training: An upper body and core workout that focuses on utilizing a suspension training system to build strong upper bodies.
— Mobility: Build a range of motion using a mix of dynamic and static stretches and exercises.
— Trail Fit: An interval training class that focuses on endurance, improving balance, core strength, and lower body power so that you can effectively and efficiently trail run or hike any mountain.
— Ski Fit: An interval training class that focuses on endurance, improving balance, core strength, and lower body power so that you can effectively and efficiently tackle the slopes.
— Core Fit: Build strength and stability in your entire core through a variety of circuit or mat-based exercises, using light weights, kettlebells, and medicine balls.
— Total Body Circuit: A high-intensity circuit-style class that combines calisthenics and strength training in one session.
— HIIT: A high-intensity interval training run in a circuit-style class that combines calisthenics, strength training, and cardio all in one session.
— Personal Training: Movement RiNo offers personal coaching to help members reach their personal goals.
— Climbing Parties: Whether it’s a birthday party, corporate event, or any kind of group outing, Movement RiNo can help you arrange a day of climbing and connection.
— Youth Programs: Summer Camps, Spring Break Camps, after-school programs, and youth climbing teams are some of the youth programs offered at Movement RiNo.
Membership packages at Movement RiNo include:
Members can enjoy unlimited climbing at all Movement locations. They also have access to unlimited fitness and yoga classes, and attend clinics at no charge.
Members can enjoy unlimited climbing at all Movement locations. They also have access to unlimited fitness and yoga classes, and attend clinics at no charge.
More details are available on request.
The owner of Iron Titan, Justin Menning, is the United States Strongman Colorado State Representative. He has been competing in Strongman for over 9 years, and as a competitor, he knows what you’re seeking in a real gym for strength gain.
1630 W Evans Ave., Unit H, Englewood, CO 80110
Iron Titan Gym has thousands of pounds of iron, a multitude of specialized barbells and implements, and a culture unmatched by any other gym around.
Strength feeds on strength, and if you want to be a part of it, here’s what Iron Titan Gym offers.
Whatever your powerlifting training style is, Iron Titan has the right equipment for you to get the "3 White Lights!" call after each attempt on the squat, bench, and deadlift. Along with quality barbells, Iron Titan has real squat bars, kilo bumpers, pound bumpers, bands, boards, and chains.
Iron Titan Gym has the largest selection of strongman equipment in Denver. Whether you’re a pro athlete or a local amateur competitor, we have what you need to train and prepare for your next Strongman competition. The equipment includes Logs, Axles, Circus Dumbbells, Kegs, Sandbags, Stones, Yokes, Farmers, Conan wheels, Car deadlifts, and much more.
Iron Titan Gym frequently hosts Strongman Competitions and seminars.
Justin Menning, the owner of Iron Titan, can help you get from fit to strong. From online coaching to personal training, and nutrition training, he can offer the support necessary to get you to the next level you’re striving for.
Iron Titan Gym offers monthly memberships, as well as 6-month and 12-month packages. Further details are available on request.
Easton Training Center Denver is a massive, open warehouse building converted into an active MMA space. Multiple large mat spaces allow for dozens of people to comfortably train at the same time. It creates an iconic retro aesthetic with its CrossFit equipment and chain link dividers.
1304 S. Santa Fe Dr., Denver, CO 80223.
Mondays to Fridays: 8 am – 9 pm
Saturdays: 8 am – 1 pm
Sundays: 10 am – 1 pm
Easton Training Center Denver is a hub for the Colorado mixed martial arts community and professional fighters like Drew Dober and Bojan Velickovic can be seen training for their next big fights there.
Easton Training Center Denver’s 10,000-square-foot facility features a 30-foot octagon, over 5,000 square feet of mat space, and a Muay Thai training area complete with 25 heavy bags and Thai pads.
At Easton Training Center you won’t just train to fight, you will be trained to win. You’ll learn in a safe environment with professional trainers who build their beginners’ classes to be effective while also controlled.
The instructors all actively practice and regularly place at competitions, and both instructors and students medal at national and international tournaments such as the IBJJF World Championship and Pan American Championship.
— BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU: Ground combat is a key component of MMA, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is the most effective form of MMA. Easton Denver's world-class BJJ instructors will teach you to defend, as well as how to attack your opponent with submissions.
— MUAY THAI KICKBOXING: Easton Training's professional Muay Thai trainers will teach you to hit harder and strike with more accuracy. You’ll learn to protect yourself effectively while learning how to attack with maximum efficiency. Whether you’re just starting out, or already fighting professionally, you’ll take your skills to the next level at Easton Academies.
— KIDS PROGRAMS: Martial arts instill confidence and discipline at any age, and making it a building block of your child’s earliest experiences will help set them on the path of excellence from an early age.’ Easton Training Center focuses on F.R.E.D. in the kids’ program – focus, respect, energy, and discipline.
— MAT CHATS: In addition to the programmed curriculum of the Kids BJJ and Muay Thai classes, like technique drills, games, and live training, Easton's daily Mat Chats create a space for coaches to discuss the life lessons of martial arts in relation to the kids’ daily lives.
Other KIDS Programs offered at Easton Training Center Denver
Birthday Parties, Ninja Nights, and Summer Camps also form a part of the Kids Programs at Easton Training Center Denver. Furthermore, every year Team Easton makes the pilgrimage to test their skills against many of the world’s most talented and dedicated youth Jiu-Jitsu competitors! It is a unique three-day event of camaraderie, family, and competition.
Information about Easton Training Center Denver’s membership options and fees is available on request.
Whether you took martial arts as a kid or you’ve never kicked anything in your life, 9Round Denver gives you an instructor-led full-body circuit training workout designed by certified professionals. You’ll punch. You’ll kick. And you’ll sweat. Then you’ll walk away ready to tackle anything.
310 E 17th Ave., Denver, Colorado 80203
Mondays to Thursdays: 6 am – 1:30 pm & 3:30 pm – 8 pm
Fridays: 6 am – 1:30 pm & 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Saturdays: 8 am – 12 pm
9Round Fitness in Uptown Denver, Colorado is a boutique-style kickboxing studio that delivers on the promise of giving people the physical and mental strength they need to live better lives and tackle everyday challenges.
The 9Round kickboxing circuit training workout needs only 30 minutes of your time to work through 9 three-minute exercise stations under the guidance of a dedicated trainer. And at the end of each workout, you'll feel the pride of knowing you did something hard, and experience the satisfaction of learning a new skill and seeing progress.
For three minutes at a time, you'll see just how strong you are. 9Round isn't about competing against others, it's about competing against yourself and finding your inner strength—at a time that suits your schedule.
— Rounds 1 & 2: Functional movement training using dumbbells, kettlebells, medicine balls, jump ropes, and other equipment to build strength and stamina.
— Rounds 3 to 8: Learn real kickboxing techniques by punching and kicking various boxing and kickboxing bags to build power and coordination.
— Round 9: Time to hit the mat. Tighten and strengthen your core with challenging moves that improve the way you feel at work and at play. The entire workout strengthens your core, but on Round 9 you'll really feel it.
From the Challenge of the Week (CHOW) to the HIIT training approach to the integration of heart rate training, everything about 9Round is designed by certified fitness experts and champion kick boxers to unlock the potential of anyone willing to show up and work.
Heart rate training gives you instant insight into how your body is performing. Using comfortable, wearable, heart rate technology will let you see your effort, calories burned and heart rate as you work out.
9Round Fitness Uptown Denver, CO offers several membership packages, the details of which are available on request
Bikram Yoga Mile High is passionate and committed to bringing Pure, Clean, Original Bikram Yoga to Denver, as they've done since 2008. The well-established yoga studio offers a huge availability of classes to fit your schedule.
5019 East Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80220
Mondays to Thursdays: 8:45 – 10:45 am & 4:15 – 8:15 pm
Fridays to Sundays: 8:45 – 10:45 am & 4:15 – 6:15 pm
Bikram Yoga Mile High's spacious yoga room in Denver, Colorado has high ceilings and great circulation. The room is well insulated and built to bring you a consistently hot and humid Bikram Yoga class at a minimum heat of 105ºF.
Bikram Yoga is a copyrighted 90-minute series of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises. These are performed in a yoga room heated to a minimum of 105ºF to help warm muscles, flush toxins and increase circulation.
Bikram Yoga systematically moves fresh, oxygenated blood to every cell, working the muscles, bones, tendons, joints, ligaments, and glands in the proper sequence. These postures work synergistically and cumulatively to bring the mind, body, and spirit to optimal health.
Proper performance of the 26 yoga poses and two breathing exercises that form the basis of Bikram Yoga can promote proper weight. It can also build stamina, strength, and flexibility while increasing your energy level.
Bikram Yoga lubricates the joints, strengthens the bones, and improves spinal strength, flexibility, and alignment. It may even relieve back pain.
Furthermore, Bikram Yoga expands lung capacity, relieves stress, anxiety, and tension, and increases mental clarity and well-being.
All the instructors at Bikram Yoga Mile High in Denver, Colorado are certified by Bikram’s Yoga College of India.
So, what do you have to lose? Weight, toxins, limitations, and excuses.
What do you have to gain? Flexibility, strength, balance, and vitality.
Packages are based on the number of classes you want to attend. Options include:
There is also a monthly option allowing unlimited access to the classes.
Information about the fees is available on request.
Although the Lagree Method incorporates some elements of Pilates, the Lagree Method is not Pilates, and the Megaformer™ is not the Reformer. Using the Lagree method allows you to work out smarter, not longer, for faster results.
1255A Delaware St., Denver, CO 80204
Mondays to Fridays: 5:30 am – 7:30 pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 8 am – 11 am
The Lagree Method, as used at Lagree Luxe Golden Triangle in Denver Colorado, has gained popularity for its effectiveness in improving muscular strength, balance, and flexibility.
While Pilates is typically performed on a machine called the Reformer, Lagree is performed on the Megaformer™. The Megaformer has a much broader range of uses than the Reformer used in Pilates.
Lagree focuses on slow, high-intensity but controlled movements. It emphasizes muscle endurance, core strength, and overall body conditioning. Workouts at Lagree Luxe in Denver is known for its ability to provide a challenging full-body workout while being gentle on the joints.
Unlike the typical small breaks between sets of exercises with Pilates, the Lagree Method has you moving quickly into the different sets that make up a class. even though the moves themselves are performed slowly and with good muscle control. This method provides a quicker burnout and a shorter workout that is loaded with benefits.
You can expect a high energy, motivating, and positive vibe, and lots of attention and hands-on coaching. Lagree Luxe Golden Triangle in Denver, Colorado offers small-group training classes with no more than 14 people per class.
Every move in your workout will be high intensity but low impact as it combines strength, cardio, balance, core, and flexibility. Movements are slow and controlled without momentum to minimize injuries and damage to the joints and muscles.
However, the workouts at Lagree Luxe are challenging and effective. Each session will burn 300–700 calories and constantly push you to your limits. Your slow-twitch muscle fibers are scientifically proven to jump-start your metabolism, burn more fat, and sculpt strong, powerful, lean bodies.
Lagree Luxe Golden Triangle in Denver, Colorado offers multiple options, including
Private Sessions are also available at Lagree Luxe Golden Triangle, Denver, Colorado.
More information is available on request.
In the vibrant fitness scene of Denver, Colorado, you'll find a gym to match every fitness goal and lifestyle. Whether you're a seasoned athlete or just beginning your fitness journey,
Denver gyms offer state-of-the-art facilities, expert trainers, and a supportive community to help you achieve your fitness goals. From boutique studios to expansive fitness centers, the Mile High City has it all.
So, whether you're looking to break a sweat, build strength, or simply enjoy a healthy lifestyle, Denver's best gyms have got you covered. Start your fitness adventure in the heart of the Rockies and experience the vitality and energy that this city has to offer.