Teen Corner: Fitness Options and Gyms in Madison

This article was researched and written by All Things Madison Teen Contributor Ashley Condurso. Condurso is a rising senior at James Clemens High School. She loves riding her horse and traveling with her family. She feels fortunate to grow up in Madison, Alabama. 

It can be a daunting task to find good fitness options and gyms in Madison for youth, especially if one is just starting to work out. The following is a breakdown of different options in Madison; I hope you find one that works best for you.

Fitness Options for Youth in Madison

Free Fitness Options for Teens

Bradford Creek Greenway: This is a great option if you are interested in cardio and enjoy nature.

Rainbow Mountain (for hiking): This is another good option for cardio and endurance training.

Gyms in Madison: Membership Options for Teens

Phaze 3 Gym: $25/month which includes access to the whole gym, group fitness classes, a pool, a sauna, and a hot tub.

YMCA: Teens would use the Youth membership which is $20/month. Membership grants user access to the whole gym, including basketball courts and a pool. Group fitness classes are also included.

Planet Fitness: This is a great option for all fitness and experience levels. Membership provides gym access to those with a limited budget. $10/month gets you access to the whole gym.

Orangetheory Fitness Group fitness classes are lead by a coach. Each workout includes running/power walking, rowing, and weight room exercises. The first class is free. You have the choice of three different membership options.

  1. First is the Orange Basic which is 4 classes/month for $59/month.
  2. Second is the Orange Elite which is 8 classes/month and is $99/month.
  3. Lastly is the Orange Premier which is an unlimited amount of classes and is $159/month.

For those interested in small group training for athletic purposes, Madison offers many other options that fit that description. There are various CrossFit gyms as well that offer teen/youth programs.

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