Gyms in Rome

Gym season. For some it’s post New Year’s Eve, and for others, it’s pre-summer or pre-holidays. And finding that ideal palestra is a common challenge. Affordable, hour-friendly, course-savvy, location-specific? We hear you. That’s why we have selected Rome’s best gyms based on a range of needs. Whether you’re a zumba maniac or yoga devotee, workaholic or straight up gym rat, Romeing serves up some choices both geographically and stylistically tuned-in. When we talk about “the basics,” we mean a gym that offers weight training, fundamental equipment and a list of courses from pilates to boxing. The “cool factor” represents an offbeat course, a luxury spa, a specialized field, or suitable hours for diehard fitness fanatics. Read on.

Via dei Coronari, 46 (Navona)
Hours: 8am-9pm
+39 06.6864989

Location wins here, for those in the downtown/centro zone. Hours are reasonable, and basic classes are offered as well as tai chi. The space is intimate and the equipment up to par.

Cool factor? GAG Class Tone up all at once: glutes, abs, and legs

Viale del Galoppatoio, 33 (Villa Borghese)
Hours: 6am–10.30pm; Sunday half day open
+39 06.32609832

Above average on facilities, spatial, and offering a broad range of water aerobics, medical therapy, and with various locations, Heaven serves as more of a health club than a gym.

Cool factor? Sprawling pool, and a park workout session in Villa Borghese park

Various locations including EUR, Prati, Barberini, Colli D’Oro, and more
Hours: 7am–midnight (hours depend on location) – Open Sunday in select locations

For that “iron man” experience, this health and fitness center might be for you. Their Colli D’Oro location includes a lap pool and soccer field for those on the outskirts.

Cool Factor? Multiple locations and great hours

Via Bocca di Leone, 60 (Spagna)
Hours: 8.45am–9.30pm – Closed Sunday
+39 06.6798356

These guys offer all the basics but love their martial arts. With a central location and early bird hours, Line A fitness is best for those who either live or are staying in the historic center.

Cool factor? Karate and Kickboxing


Via Capo d’Africa, 5 (Colosseum)
Viale Romania, 22 (Parioli)
Hours: 7am–11pm – Open Sunday
+39 0670490452

For the more glamorous gym attendee. Hard Candy is a global chain packed with courses from the basics to martials arts, and it’s spacious with state-of-the-art facilities. You get what you pay for.

Cool factor? Bungee classes and a top shelf spa


Via Sant’Agata dei Goti, 19 (Monti)
Hours: 7.30am–10pm  – Closed Sundays
+39 064743293

This crew is all about their high level instructors, serious mixed martial arts, and dance classes. They take pride in their courses and their community while also offering the basics.

Cool factor? Piloxing – pilates, boxing, and dance

Gyms in RomeVIRGIN

Various locations in EUR, Balduina, and more
Hours: 8am–11pm – Open Sundays

For that next level California style gym, here you go. Personalized workouts, trainers and state of the art facilities with great space and a wide range of courses and hours, this could be a splurge.

Cool factor? The hydro massage spa and indoor/outdoor lap pool


Via Lorenzo Valla, 16 (Monteverde Vecchio)
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-10:30pm; Sat 8:30am-6pm; Sun 9:30am-1:30pm
Phone: 06 581 3621

Tucked within the quiet Monteverde Vecchio neighborhood, you’ll find young students and older residents taking advantage of Total Body System’s facilities. This gym contains the typical cardio and strength training equipment, as well as spacious locker rooms and showers. Total Body System also offers a variety of fitness classes, such as tai chi, yoga, Pilates, and Zumba.

Gyms in RomeVERY YEAH

Via Francesco Massi, 10 (Trastevere/Gianicolense)
Hours: 7.45am–10pm – Open Sundays
+39 06.89871406

They definitely win the naming and branding award. With a lineup of basic courses and an emphasis on martial arts and dance, it’s a comfortable space to get your move on.

Cool factor? Table tennis and cheerleading courses

Termini Station
+39 0647826300


Vicolo delle Grotte, 35 (Campo de’Fiori)


Via Simone de Saint Bon, 5, 00195 Roma
+39 063701479

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