Is it time to get in shape or switch up your regular training routine? Here are the best gyms in Hong Kong.
Want to relax and get toned at the same time? These pilates studios, boxing gyms, and dance classes are our first choice. And if you fitness junkies want to challenge yourself with more intense strength training and cardio exercises, then the best gyms in Hong Kong will definitely help you achieve your goals.
Guide to the best gyms in Hong Kong
1. Ozone Fitness
A heated salt floor inside a gym? That’s right! You can relax and recharge on the heated Himalayan pink salt floor beside a live jellyfish aquarium at Ozone Fitness. The area is perfect for stretching and calming the nervous system after a great workout. There’s even a deluxe vertical solarium, so that you can work on your tan all year around! Ozone offers a clean, welcoming environment, with a wide selection of packages and passes, including one-day and one-week passes, 12-week programmes, memberships, personal training, and small group classes. Got your own trainer? No problem – freelance PTs are also welcome to work with their clients at Ozone. And while you’re not required to be a member to sign up with a personal trainer or to join the classes, members do get exclusive access to free ad hoc training guidance, fully customised training programmes, and body composition analysis.
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Ozone Fitness, UG/F, Hang Tak Building, 1 Electric Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 3590 8500
2. Anytime Fitness
Open 24 hours a day, Anytime Fitness has branches across the globe, allowing you to use your membership not only in your registered location, but also in other branches of Anytime Fitness, including those overseas. With multiple branches in Hong Kong, the fitness centre offers gym equipment as well as personal training services. This is one of the biggest and most reliable gyms in Hong Kong.
Anytime Fitness has multiple locations in Hong Kong.
3. F45 Training
Meaning 45 minutes of functional training, F45 Training is where you can enjoy fun and innovative high-intensity group workouts. Up your metabolism through their cardio classes on Mondays and Wednesdays; optimise your performance through resistance training on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays; or engage in an all-rounded body burn through hybrid classes on Fridays and Saturdays. With dozens of unique workout classes available, you’ll never get bored of F45 Training’s sweat-dripping fun.
F45 Training has several locations in Hong Kong.
While it doesn’t technically have a fitness centre on its own, Guava Pass offers member access to a wide range of group studio classes in various fitness centres and loads of open gym options in studios too, so you can do your own thing. Made of a community of fitness studios across the globe, the platform allows you to reserve classes, ranging from yoga and pilates to kickboxing, spinning, and dance, in just one simple click.
Classpass can be purchased online.
5. 24/7 Fitness
While a lot of gyms in Hong Kong make you sign year-long contracts, 24/7 Fitness serves monthly memberships only, providing higher payment flexibility for those without plenty of cash. Its check-in service is self-serviced and we love how the fitness facilities here are designed to be eco-friendly.
24/7 Fitness has several locations in Hong Kong.
With around 10 branches in Hong Kong and more in Shanghai and Singapore, PURE Fitness offers state-of-the-art facilities and advanced training tools. Personal training and various private and group classes are also offered, from pilates and yoga, to spartan training, cycling, terra core, TRX, rip circuit, and many more. It’s one of the best loved gyms in Hong kong for a reason!
Don’t have time to hit the gym? Work out in the comfort of your home with PURE Online.
PURE has multiple locations across Hong Kong.
7. UTime Fitness
UTime is the perfect place for you if you’d like to train in odd hours. Open 24 hours a day, UTime is unlike the other fitness centre, as it offers no contract, month-to-month membership. Premium equipment for cardio, strength, free weight, and functional training are available in their gyms.
UTime Fitness has various locations in Hong Kong.
8. GO24 Fitness
GO24 Fitness first opened its door in Tsuen Wan back in 2018, launching multiple franchises within just a couple of years. Aiming to provide 24/7 gym services in Hong Kong at an affordable price, GO24 Fitness serves contract-free memberships where you can arrange your visits flexibly. In addition to advanced fitness equipment, this gym also offers an array of fun group classes, ranging from deep release yoga, to zumba and pilates, to TRX.
GO24 Fitness has multiple locations in Hong Kong.
9. LCSD Fitness Rooms
Provided by the government, Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) Fitness Rooms can be used by anyone who has passed the assessment organised by the LCSD or students who have completed the specific fitness courses in some chosen universities in Hong Kong. Equipped with fitness equipment and free weights, the fitness rooms are spread across various sports centres in Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, and New Territories, and are definitely the best value when it comes to gyms in Hong Kong.
LCSD Fitness Rooms has various locations in Hong Kong.
10. Snap Fitness
A 24/7 gym from the United States, Snap Fitness has locations across 18 countries. Whether you are looking for spin classes, personal training or cardio workout, Snap Fitness has an array of advanced equipment and staff to support your fitness journey. We like the fact that memberships are not limited to one country, and free HIIT and yoga classes are included.
Snap Fitness has several locations in Hong Kong.
Would you like to become a lean, strong, and confident woman? Pherform (note the clever incorporation of ‘her’ in the name) would help you do exactly that. This fitness centre provides professional training for ladies only, and designs its own female-specific conditioning system. Join the community to take part in an array of classes, including Powher (using strength circuits), Shredher (strengthens your core), Spinher (spin-cycle workouts), Restorher (yoga), and many more.
Pherform, 2/F, Man Cheung Building, 15-17 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2798 8824
Established in 2018, Hybrid is one of Hong Kong’s most popular facilities for personal training, MMA, and group fitness training. In its 5,800-feet space, you’ll find plate-loaded strength machines, kettlebells, rowers, punching bags, and plenty of other equipment. From muscle-building and pre/post-natal exercises, to kids classes and martial arts training, the brilliant coaches at Hybrid will have you covered.
Hybrid, 13/F, Entertainment Building, 30 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 5240 9918
13. Fitness Bee
No matter how much of a busy bee you are, you definitely deserve better health and a better physique. So, spare some time to train at Fitness Bee, a woman-exclusive gym and fitness studio in Sheung Wan. Whether you’d like to experience aerial yoga with your friends, or sweat it out with some personalised HIIT programmes, Fitness Bee will cater to your needs and motivate you to get moving.
Fitness Bee, 7/F, iZi Central, 151 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 5248 5521
14. Flex Studio
Aiming to sculpt the elusive dancer’s body? Flex Studio has your back with premium training in yoga, xtend barre, pilates, aerial fitness, and cardio conditioning. With intro packs, private training, and even live-stream sessions at Flex Studio, you can find a convenient pay plan for yourself. There are even classes for kids, teens, and those going through (and after) pregnancy! You’ll soon be reaching new limits at Flex Studio.
Flex Studio has locations in One Island South and Central.
15. XYZ Studio
Ever wanted to just cycle your heart out? You don’t have to find a biking trail when you have XYZ Studio taking care of your needs. Get your legs pedalling to the special playlists curated for each session. What’s great about XYZ Studio is that it has a pay-as-you-go system after one class, as well as package deals. Additionally, with XYZ On-Air, you can exercise anywhere with the gym’s streaming service, using its live and on-demand videos.
XYZ Studio, 12/F, China Building, 29 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2865 0999
Fitness First (permanently closed)
International fitness chain Fitness First provides motivation and training through their full furnished gyms and specially crafted exercise routines. To achieve personalised goals, you can get their one-on-one training or freestyle group training that mixes gym equipment and certified fitness guides. There are also various group exercise classes, strength and cardio training, and Muay Fight Pro that integrates Muay Thai with freestyle training.
Fitness First, 37/F, One Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2525 2900
Goji Studios (permanently closed)
With multiple locations in Hong Kong, Goji Studios aims to redefine the traditional fitness concept, offering equipments that are conducive to functional and strength training. The group classes, which can be booked via their app, include yoga, pilates, recovery and relax, Les Mills, fitness, dance, indoor cycling, and other small group workouts, as well as kids’ programme.
Goji Studios has multiple locations in Hong Kong.
[This article was originally published in October 2018 and was updated in 2023 by Elaine Wong.]