You don’t have to go running for the hills with these affordable fitness classes and gyms in Singapore.
We’re all for keeping fit but some gym memberships can put a damper on our pockets. On the bright side, with basic gym equipment and value-for-money class packages, you’ll be able to sweat it out without worrying about a thing. Yes, there are beautiful parks and outdoor spaces where you can lose those calories. But the next time you want a change of scene (or if the rain dampens your plans), look to these studios for affordable fitness classes instead.
Affordable fitness classes in Singapore
1. The Ring
Throwing punches can be the perfect way to let go of your frustrations and get yourself into shape at the same time. The team of coaches include a range of amateur boxers to professionals with worlds of experience. There are even trial classes for kids! Go for boxing, Muay Thai, or strength classes in a boot-camp style setting. First-timers can enjoy a week of unlimited classes for $39. Afterwards, you can pick a credit plan starting at $160 for 50 credits that you can use for classes, personal training sessions, and merchandise.
The Ring, multiple locations including Club Street and Orchard
Boom is changing the idea of boxing by incorporating functional training elements into the workout. Throw some punches a la Muhammad Ali with a personal boxing bag and weight station. Want to take it further? There are other options like the BoomBox and BoomCamp (HIIT and circuit workouts). A single class starts at $38 but take the 30-class pack (valid for eight months) and you save about $7 per class. Early risers can opt for the off-peak series that starts at 7am and goes for $25 a class.
Boom, #B1-00, TPI Building, 62 Cecil Street, Singapore 049710
With an array of classes to select from, there’ll never be a mundane fitness sesh at Mobilus. From weightlifting to aerobics, strength-building to outdoor HIIT workouts, the gym has it all. Rates start from $355 for a month of unlimited classes. Or get the 12-month membership at $3,150 (that’s about $262.50 a month) for a single site.
Mobilus, multiple locations including Clarke Quay and Chinatown
4. Aerial Fitness
For a next-level workout (we’re talking in literal mid-air), this space provides aerial arts classes in aerial silks, hoop, static, trapeze, yoga, pilates, stretch, inversions, dance and fitness. You can finally channel Zendaya’s swift moves from Rewrite The Stars in the musical flick, The Greatest Showman. Now, if we could only find our Zac Efron… The rates start at $30 for a one-time Aerial Arts trial (the eight-week beginner course is a cool $350). Or sign up for a per entry drop-in at $28 or 15 sessions at $380.
Aerial Fitness, #02-11, 1557 Keppel Road, Singapore 089066
5. Skyline Aqua
Take HIIT workouts and yoga sessions to the water with Skyline Aqua. Using the world’s first floating exercise mat, the AquaBase, you can burn more calories, improve your physique, maintain core strength and strengthen your muscles with an aqua workout. One session is $35 and can go down to $25 with the 20-session package ($500 total over 20 weeks).
Skyline Aqua, Level 4, Parkroyal on Beach Road swimming pool, 7500 Beach Road, Singapore 199591
6. Bolly Dazz Fitness by Bolly Dancing
If the thought of running makes you want to hang up your sports shoes, try this workout instead. Bolly Dazz Fitness is a power-packed dance-based fitness workout that combines cardio and resistance training. Groove along to Bollywood music and follow fitness routines that include body weight exercises, lightweight dumbbells and resistance tubes. A class is as low as $12 (if you pick the 48-class package). Alternatively, you can purchase an unlimited membership that allows up to two bookings a day (from $195 for one month).
Bolly Dazz Fitness by Bolly Dancing, #01-12 Waterloo Centre, 261 Waterloo Street, Singapore 180261
7. ActiveSG gyms
The OG of all gyms, ActiveSG provides basic equipment for weight training and cardio machines, especially everyone’s all-time fave: the treadmill. The no-frills workout spot offers affordable memberships at just $30 per month – rates are even lower ($15 per month) if you select off-peak timings. Yes, it does get pretty crowded before and after work. But with over 20 locations islandwide, you’re sure to find a place for your daily workout.
ActiveSG gyms, multiple locations including Bishan, Jurong East, Bedok, Toa Payoh and Yishun
8. BBounce Studio
It’s leg day, all day, at BBounce Studio. Touted as Singapore’s first dedicated rebounding fitness studio, the brand is known for its Hybrid Rebounding (jumping on mini trampolines) and signature boot camp workouts. Combining low impact exercise with high-intensity routines, it’s bound to get your heart racing. Catch the current promo of $35 for two trial sessions for first-timers!
BBounce Studio, multiple locations including Star Vista and The Centrepoint
You’ve probably heard of this one. Classpass boasts over 50 activities for you to choose from. Feeling like pilates on a Monday and boot camp on Wednesday? Go right ahead. And you can easily switch it up the week after! Simply select your preferred workout and timing on the app and you’re good to go. Bookings work on a credit system, and each class is assigned different amounts. $19 per month gets eight credits, which is good for a class and a few gym sessions depending on how you use it. If you’ve got some cash to spare, the $59 package has great value with 25 credits that can last you seven classes.
Classpass, app available on App Store and Google Play
10. Freedom Yoga
Namaslay in style with Freedom Yoga’s affordable classes. The Holland Village outlet boasts a tranquil space for you to unwind before class. Alternatively, you can also make new friends or have some me-time before you head to your next appointment at the lounge. There are 10 classes to choose from including basics, power vinyasa and yoga for pregnancy. The big plus is that almost all packages are shareable, so you can share your credits with as many people as you’d like! Start yourself off with the discover series that covers you for five classes a month at $100.
Freedom Yoga, 25E Lorong Liput, Singapore 2777736
11. O School
Dancing is a fun way to shed calories and pick up a new skill. O School presents a variety of genres, levels and programmes for enthusiastic dancers at prices your wallet will love. Starting from just $16, courses include foundational ones for beginners, open choreography classes, junior programmes for little tots and more. You can even snatch greater discounts if you buy the packages!
O School, book online at Mindbody, #05-01/02, Grid Singapore, 1 Selegie Road, Singapore 188306
Looking for a full-body workout but hate the gym? Give barre a go. Pronounced “bar”, this hybrid class combines dance, yoga postures, pilates mat work and strength training for a dynamic, full-body workout. WeBarre is touted as Singapore’s first boutique barre studio and offers six variations of barre. Get your technique and form in check at WeBarre Fundamentals or focus on increasing your flexibility at WeBarre Stretch and Technique. The packages range from five- to 50-class packs but the one-month unlimited series at $326 (capped at a maximum of two classes per day!) is our top pick.
WeBarre, multiple locations including Telok Ayer, Clarke Quay and Dhoby Ghaut
13. JR Fitness
JR Fitness puts the fun in fitness with a mix of affordable classes like piloxing, Les Mills BodyCombat, yoga and even variations of Zumba. The classes are great for all ages and are usually held in the evenings so you can encourage the whole fam to get moving. The studio passes go for $25 for a single session or $480 for 32 credits that’ll last you eight months.
JR Fitness, multiple locations including The Adelphi, Tan Quee Lan Suites, and Novena
14. The Gym Pod
Getting back on your fitness routine or looking for a private space furnished with adequate gym equipment to perfect your form? Step into repurposed shipping containers for a solid workout. Known as Gym Pods, these 24-hour smart containers are Southeast Asia’s first. During off-peak hours, book a session at $7.50. Only two to three people are allowed to use the pod at one time, but blinds and curtains are installed so you get the ultimate privacy.
The Gym Pod, multiple locations including The Cathay, JTC LaunchPad @ Ayer Rajah, East Coast Park, and Buangkok Square Mall
15. Free fitness classes via Health Hub
Did you know that the Health Promotion Board offers myriad health events that are FOC? Enjoy the Sunrise in the City series where you can kick-start your mornings with yoga, pilates and even rock climbing at various locations. Or gather your crew for a Zumba class at your nearest mall. Simply download the app to register for the sesh that calls out to you…
Health Hub, register via the Healthy 365 app
Are you ready to get a banging bod with these affordable fitness classes in Singapore? We sure are!