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Best Gyms in Downtown Tampa to Kick-Start Your Workout Routine

  • November 23, 2022
  • | 2:53 PM

It’s no surprise that Tampa is one of the most active cities to live in! If walking outside in the hot Florida sun doesn’t break enough of a sweat for you, don’t worry because there are tons of options to level up your fitness right here in Downtown Tampa. Whether you prefer a gym session or to follow along in a class, there really is something for everyone.

Check out our favorite gyms in Downtown Tampa and Channelside to get your sweat on!


F45 is one of our favorites simply because all you have to do is show up! Lasting 45 minutes, this HIIT-inspired class requires zero planning, and you will be instructed on what to do every time. Time flies by while you’re breaking a sweat here as you work through a full-body workout and increase your endurance.

Did you know you can burn up to 750 calories per class?! Afterward, head next door to Sparkman Wharf and treat yourself to a fresh smoothie or Acai bowl…or pizza. We won’t judge.

Hours & Location

Sunday | 9:00am–1:00pm
Monday | 5:00am–7:30pm
Tuesday | 5:00am–7:30pm
Wednesday | 5:00am–7:30pm
Thursday | 5:00am–7:30pm
Friday | 5:00am–7:30pm
Saturday | 7:00am–1:00pm

📍615 Channelside Dr, Tampa FL, 33602

BODYROK gyms in downtown tampa


This has to be our newest favorite addition to Channelside. They just opened the doors to their brand new, state-of-the-art facility this month! BODYROK is a megaformer, Pilates-based class for a high intensity but low impact workout. Lasting 40 minutes long, you will sculpt your way to tone and define those muscles.

They offer changing rooms, lockers, and a fresh water station, so your grip socks are all you need to remember! Make sure to try a class the next time you are looking to really feel the burn.

Hours & Location

Monday | 5:30 am–1:00pm, 4:00pm–8:00pm
Tuesday | 5:30 am–2:00pm, 5:00pm–8:00pm
Wednesday | 5:30 am–1:00pm, 5:00pm–8:30pm
Thursday | 5:30 am–2:00pm, 5:00pm–8:00pm
Friday | 5:30 am–1:00pm, 4:00pm–7:00pm
Saturday | 7:30am–2:00pm
Sunday | 8:30am–1:00pm


📍615 Channelside Dr #108, Tampa, FL 33602

Union Three

Looking for hot yoga or cycling? This place has both! Whether you’re a newbie or a pro yogi, you’ll be welcomed here with open arms and taught everything you need to know.

One of our favorite class combos is taking the express 30-minute URIDE with Frank followed by 30 minutes of hot HIIT with Katie! It’s the ultimate full-body workout. If you left your gear at home, don’t worry because they have everything you’ll need from cycle shoes, yoga mats, and bottled water.

Pro-tip: If you’re driving, park in the Port of Tampa Bay Parking garage across the street, and Union Three will validate your parking for two hours!

Hours & Location

Monday | 5:30am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 5:30am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 5:30am–9:00pm
Thursday | 5:30am–9:00pm
Friday | 5:30am–9:00pm
Saturday | 7:00am–12:15pm
Sunday | 9:00am–5:00pm

📍1221 E Cumberland Ave, Tampa, FL 33602

We Tried a Cycling Class at Union Three!

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If you have more of a competitive edge, Orangetheory is the place for you! During the class, your heart rate is tracked, which encourages you to stay in the Orange Zone for most of your workout.

This is the perfect full-body workout class to take with a friend to push yourself a little harder. We suggest starting with the rowers and ending with a bang on the treadmill! At the end, you’ll be able to see your results on the leaderboard and where you placed amongst the class.

What are you waiting for? Check out the website below and book your class today!

Hours & Location

Monday | 5:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 5:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 5:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 5:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 5:00am–7:45pm
Saturday | 7:00am–2:45pm
Sunday | 7:30am–4:30pm

📍140 S Meridian Avenue, Tampa, FL 33602

Crunch Fitness

If you’re more of a traditional gym-goer, Crunch Fitness in Channelside has everything you need to break a sweat! With tons of cardio options, machines for days, and more weights than you can dream of, you’ll have everything you need to make the most of your workout.

They even offer tons of classes such as yoga, cycling, HIIT boot camps, and more! When you’re done, head into the locker rooms, where you can relax and unwind in the sauna.

Free two-hour parking is available just next door in the Grand Central Parking garage.


Monday | 5:00am–11:00pm
Tuesday | 5:00am–11:00pm
Wednesday | 5:00am–11:00pm
Thursday | 5:00am–11:00pm
Friday | 5:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 7:00am–7:00pm
Sunday | 7:00am–7:00pm

📍 1120 E Kennedy Blvd #120, Tampa, FL 33602

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Punch Boxing & Fitness

Just over the bridge, next to Oxford Exchange, is another one of our favorites–Punch Boxing and Fitness. They offer boxing-inspired, HIIT-style classes that will be sure to break a (lot of) sweat.

Whether it’s your first time or you’re experienced with the one-two punch, the trainers will instruct you on exactly what to do! At your first visit, you’ll be able to purchase your wrap at the desk and borrow a pair of gloves. Don’t worry, the instructors will get your hands all wrapped up to ensure a safe workout! The best part is they’re also on Classpass!

Hours & Location

Monday | 7:00am–8:00pm
Tuesday | 10:00am–8:00pm
Wednesday | 7:00am–8:00pm
Thursday | 10:00am–8:00pm
Friday | 7:00am–8:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am–4:00pm
Sunday | Closed

📍411 W Grand Central Ave, Tampa, FL 33602

Gyms in Downtown Tampa

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