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The New Year is swiftly approaching and the opportunities for personal growth in 2017 are endless! If you would like to shed a few pounds, tone up your muscles, or simply expand your current workout regime you may consider joining a local gym or workout facility. The following list outlines local gyms in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City areas which ranges from traditional memberships or gyms to hot house and prenatal yoga. The start of a new year is a great time to recenter and solidify upcoming goals – don’t wait to get on the road to personal, mental, and physical growth!

Traditional Gyms:

Helen G. Nassif YMCA

207 7th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
(319) 366-6421

The downtown YMCA offers fitness and fun for the whole family! Located just a few blocks from the Ground Transportation Center this facility has a steam room, dry sauna, 6-lane pool, as well as individual shower cubicles.

Midwest Athletic Club

917 Barrington Parkway, Marion, IA 52302 (Open 24/7)
(319) 377-7758

4700 Tama St. S.E., Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 377-7758

227 2nd St. S.E., Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 (Open 24/7)

3929 Fountains Blvd N.E., Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 (Open 24/7)
(319) 377-7758

1220 Jacolyn Drive SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 390-7777

320 80th St. Ct., Fairfax, IA 52228 (Open 24/7)
(319) 390-7777

Do you find yourself struggling to find time for personal fitness and health? Luckily for you the Midwest Athletic Club (MAC) has select locations open 24 hours a day to members! Featuring cycling, group fitness, mind & body classes, as well as personal trainers, the MAC is a diverse and flexible workout facility.

Core Fitness

1395 Jordan Street, North Liberty, IA 52317
(319) 665-2603

2220 Mormon Trek Blvd., Iowa City, IA 52246
(319) 351-1000

Core Fitness offers traditional workout equipment, steam room, sauna, fitness classes, personal training, and programs. If you like a little bit of everything, including 24/7 hour access to the North Liberty location, then a membership at Core Fitness may be the perfect option for your workout goals.

Planet Fitness

383 Edgewood Road NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(319) 536-4721

1660 Sycamore Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 354-1806

This gym is widely known as the Judgement Free Zone® and aims to make all its members feel welcome and comfortable. Whether you are a seasoned veteran or just getting back into the groove of working out, Planet Fitness has a place for you. Complete with great equipment, helpful staff, and motivating members this gym is truly one of a kind!


Toula Yoga

2720 1st Ave NE#108, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 721-0368

With new classes starting in January, Toula Yoga is the perfect place to jumpstart your healthy New Year’s resolution. Classes take place throughout the day, 7 days a week. Toula offers sessions for new mothers, children, beginners, as well as yoga professionals.

Fusion Yoga Studio

600 3rd St. SE #200, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
(319) 364-8085

Located in the downtown district of Cedar Rapids is Fusion Yoga Studio. Fusion is known for it’s welcoming nature, beautiful space, and inspiring teachers. New classes begin in January, don’t miss your chance to register!

Hothouse Yoga

250 12th Ave., Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 338-9642

224 S. Clinton St. Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 351-9642

Turn up the heat, Hothouse Yoga is warming up! This workout is a great way to get yourself out of the blistering cold and in tune with your mind, body, and soul. At two different locations, Hothouse Yoga offers various classes throughout the week as well as deals for students, couples, and travelers in town for a short period of time.

Personal Trainers and Fitness Programs:

CR Elite Strength Training

245 Classic Car Ct. SW. Suite B, Cedar Rapids IA 52404
(319) 899-1499

Looking to leave boring workout machines and traditional workout plans in 2016? Then you’ve come to the right place! At CR Elite Strength Training you will be joined by David Dyckman and Albert Powers, both certified in strength, conditioning, and agility training. Between these two trainers you will develop an individualized workout plan to fit your needs and goals.

Iowa City Fitness

221 E College St., Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 339-0348

Sign up with Iowa City Fitness before January 2017 and pay $10 upfront with no payments due until after the New Year! Located in the pedestrian mall, this facility offers various instructor led classes and programs, including private sessions if desired. Join this gym and look forward to an intense workout with motivational company and instructors.

Title Boxing Club

1604 B Sycamore St., Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 333-1313

5313 N Park Pl NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 826-3410

Title Boxing Club engages your entire body into one cohesive, challenging workout. Offering traditional boxing, kickboxing, and technique training classes, you are guaranteed to feel the burn after working out alongside talented coaches and members.

Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping

576 Boyson Rd NE #108, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 362-0075

5240 Edgewood Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52411
(319) 832-0000

5761 C St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 841-2233

964 S 1st Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 338-5878

The Farrell’s 10-Week Challenge is the perfect way to jumpstart your New Year’s resolution of better health and wellness. This program runs for 10 weeks, 45 minutes a day, 6 days a week. The instructors will help you on this journey to a better mind, body, and soul in 2017!


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