The Best 10 Gyms in Gilbert, Arizona

There is an overwhelming number of options out here in the city of Gilbert for anyone looking to join a gym. However, you want to consider some options while you are on this; such as convenience, no contract, low monthly fees, childcare, personal trainers, 24-hour access among others including your budget.  Jude Sullivan, a senior exercise physiologist at UW Health’s Sports Medicine Fitness Center, the price of a gym membership doesn’t reflect its value. After putting all of these options into consideration, we have come up with the following top 10 fitness centers in Gilbert; Arizona with the help of active readers, fitness pros and users’ reviews on Yelp for you to choose from.

1. Carlson Gracie AZ/ Medavia Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu


This is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) training center is located at 785 W Warner Road, #104/105 Gilbert, Az 85233. It is owned by award-winning couple named Professor Alejo “Papi” Sandoval and his wife Coach Alicia Pavia Sandoval.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is mainly focused on ground fighting and defense. The gym is driven by the passion to see people combine a healthy lifestyle alongside all-around fitness that helps in achieving personal success and competitive goals.

They run Adult Classes, High School Teens/ Adolescents classes, Kids classes and Lil Kids classes. Claudia A, from Gilbert AZ strongly recommends Carlson Gracie Team AZ for parents who wish their children to have strong bodies and mind as well as discipline and focus skills. Call; (480) 559-9168 or visit

2. Mountainside Fitness


Established in March 1991  and located in Mountainside plaza which invariably turns out to be the name. It is located at 3345 S Val Vista Dr Gilbert, AZ 85297 and owned by Tom Hatten who is the President/CEO.  Mountainside Fitness is now the largest locally owned health club chain in the state of Arizona. It is reported to be the friendliest gym in town as they still offer free towel services to members.

Their amenities are great and are available for the following: Massage, Fit Kids Classes, Complimentary fitness assessment, Personal Training, Parents’ Night Out, Full-size indoor Basketball Court, OSR Physical Therapy, Arora Chiropractic, ChiroFit, Echo Salon etc.  Call; (480) 821-9501 or visit

3. Life Time Fitness


Life Time Fitness is a privately owned sports club located at 381 E Warner Rd Gilbert, AZ 85296. Founded in 1992 by the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BahramAkradi. It is owned by Leonard Green & Partners. Some of their best services here are gyms, health clubs, family recreation centers, sports clubs, cafe and spa. There is also a salon, indoor and outdoor pools, food court, and a childcare center. They operate innovative programs, world-class training, nutrition and holistic approach to wellness. Mary M, from Kekaha MI reported that she is a huge fan of LifeTime Fitness in Gilbert as her experience has been very positive. Call; (480) 892-5020 or visit for further information.

4. Orangetheory Fitness Gilbert

Installed with the sole vision of inspiring strength and enthusiasm, the Orangetheory fitness gym is located at 1110 S Gilbert Rd, Suite 102 Gilbert, AZ 85296. They run heart-rate monitor training fueled by the science of post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC). This is said to result in the Orange Effect; more energy, visible toning and extra fat and calorie burn for up to 36 hours after a fitness-aimed workout!


Additionally, there are state-of-the-art equipment, lighting, upbeat music, and motivated trainers to make it the most energetic fitness environment around. Chad T, from Gilbert AZ reported thus “Great workout, but very expensive. However, if you need real motivation, this is the place for you.” Dial (480) 272-9400 or visit their website for more info.

5. AZ Bodybuilding Personal Training


AZ Bodybuilding is located at 1040 S Gilbert Rd Gilbert, AZ 85296. The bodybuilding training center is owned by Ty Cane, the CEO and a fitness coach. Az Bodybuilding personal training center is reported to be a place where best possible results are derived with strategic customized plans for weight loss, muscle toning and nutrition packages across Arizona. Here clients’ reviews reveal highly professional Trainers/Boot camp instructors who work to ensure that the fitness goals of members are met with really visible results. Dial (480) 420-4249 or visit for further inquiries.

6. BodyFuzion Transformation Centre


Bodyfuzion transformation center is Gilbert’s only plant-based fitness studio located at 1530 S Val Vista Ste 103, Gilbert, AZ 85296. It was established in 2012 and is owned by Will T. Some of the services best offered here are:

– Nutritional Guidance
-Functional Group Fitness
– Plant-based Nutrition
– Weight Training
– Body Sculpting
– Weight Loss
– Boosting Metabolism

Testimonials come from soccer moms, business executives, sportspersons, local celebs as well as fitness enthusiasts who have enjoyed the top-notch professional skills of BodyFuzioncentre whenever they need to get in shape within the shortest time possible. Diana K, who resides at Phoenix, AZ, in her review pointed out that the classes are intense, but not militaristic and with tips on how to eat healthy and clean. For further inquiries dial (480) 664-1683

7. YouFit Health Clubs


Located at 870 E Williams Field RdGilbert, AZ 85295 and has became opened to members in January 2013. It was founded by Rick Berks. Youfit Gilbert-Williams Field Rd, just like other Youfit health clubs, is set up to basically cater for casual gym-goers and offers personal training. At the moment, there are about 100 Youfit locations in the United States. Their program includes YouGx (Group exercise), HealthwaysSilverSnickers (for senior citizens in selected locations) and Class formats (such as Cardio-Kickboxing, Yoga, Insanity and Zumba).

With respect to their membership package, Taylor H, From Gilbert had this to say: “This gym is awesome. We’ve been members for 2 years and only pay $15/month each”. He later added that the only gripe he had was that many of the televisions on the treadmills don’t work. Visit or call (480) 658-1620

8. Fitness Works


A nice and quiet place to work out on weekends, this gym is located at 1433 E Williams Field RdGilbert, AZ 85295. Operating under a result-driven environment, Fitness Works boasts of creating a long-lasting experience in the heart of their clients, one that transcends beyond gym facilities. They reportedly create a perfect blend of motivation as well as fitness functionality to help members achieve their fitness goals within the set time. Marylin B, from Chandler, AZ reported in her review that she has been going here for a few months now, and the staff is always friendly, and the place is usually clean. Dail (480) 963-5070 or visit their website: for more info.

9. USA Youth Fitness Centre


This is a fitness center for young people located at 1530 S Gilbert RdGilbert, AZ 85233 and established in 2007. There is the Gymnastic and Pre-school center in Gilbert which is one of the three centers that make up the USA Youth Fitness. Classes include:

The objective is not limited to just teaching gymnasticsdancetumbling and cheer skills, but to pass along life skills such as coordination, teamwork, leadership, strength, and determination. Diana L, in her review, stated thus: “My daughter is learning amazing life skills, perseverance, dedication, strength and time management. All while having a blast!” For further inquiries, dial (480) 926-1480 or visit 

10. Snap Fitness


The gym is located at 1459 S Higley Rd Corner of Higley& Ray Rd. in Higley Park Commons Gilbert, AZ 85296. It was founded in 2010 and is being run by Jeremiah Trotter, the Manager. Users reported that the gym encourages, motivates and drives members to success with result-driven culture both inside and outside the gym. M.c S, from Gilbert AZ, reviewed that he would (and have) recommend this SNAP location to anyone looking for a conveniently located, friendly atmosphere having, 24-hour availability, “no-frills” gym. Dial (480) 840-6363 or visit for more info.

That’s it on the best gyms in Gilbert; AZ. Share your experience with us, should you choose to check out any of the gyms above or you can just let us know if your favorite gym already makes the cut by dropping a comment in the box below.

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