Resolve to Get Fit

Check out your local fitness hotspots

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Stick to your New Year's plan and resolve to get fit. Drop by any number of local gyms, like the Results Gym.

    Not sure where to start your newly resolved workout routine?  Well, not to fear -- we’ve got you covered. 

    Check out some of your local gyms and their amenities as well as some other heart-pumping activities that you might not think of initially (like bowling!).

    Grab your dancing shoes to brush up on the likes of your hip hop, salsa, ballroom and hula skills: 

    Atlas Performing Arts Center
    1333 H Street NE
    (202) 399-6763

    Chevy Chase Ballroom & DanceSport Center
    5207 Wisconsin Avenue NW
    (202) 363-8344

    DC Dance Collective
    4908 Wisconsin Avenue NW
    (202) 362-7244

    See how well you can maintain your balance at these local ice skating rinks:

    Fort Dupont Ice Arena
    3779 Ely Place SE
    (202) 584-5008

    Rockville Town Square Ice Rink
    100 Gibbs Street
    Rockville, Md.
    (301) 545-1999

    Sculpture Garden Ice Rink
    7th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
    (202) 216-9397

    Silver Spring Ice Skating Rink
    Veterans Plaza
    8523 Fenton Street
    Silver Spring, Md.
    (301) 588-1221

    If you like the chillier temps but aren’t so keen at balancing on ice, try tubing:

    Whitetail Resort
    (Approximately 100 miles from D.C.)
    13805 Blairs Valley Road
    Mercersburg, Pa.
    (717) 328-9400

    Strengthen your serve at one of these locations:

    East Potomac Tennis Center
    1090 Ohio Drive SW
    (202) 554-5962

    Rock Creek Park Tennis Center
    16th & Kennedy Streets NW
    (202) 722-5949

    Cross your fingers in hopes of making a lucky strike:

    Alexandria Lanes
    6228 North Kings Highway
    Alexandra, Va.
    (703) 765-3633

    Bowl America Bull Run
    10641 Balls Ford Road
    Manassas, Va.
    (703) 368-6256

    Bowl America Burke
    5615 Guinea Road
    Fairfax, Va.
    (703) 425-9303

    Pose in your downward facing dog at one of these centers:

    Boundless Yoga
    1522 U Street NW
    (202) 234-9642

    Down Dog Yoga
    1046 Potomac Street NW
    (202) 965-9642

    Flow Yoga Center
    1450 P Street NW
    (202) 462-3569

    Think you’re a tough guy?  Then check these places out:

    BETA Academy
    (Offers Thai boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts, to name a few)
    1459 Columbia Road NW
    (202) 538-0422

    DC Martial Arts Academy
    650 Wisconsin Avenue
    Bethesda, Md.
    (301) 652-5425

    Hung Tao Choy Mei Kung Fu Leadership Institute
    1351 U Street NW, 2nd Floor
    (202) 265-1670

    Yong Studios
    4445 Wisconsin Avenue NW
    (202) 966-9677

    Last but not least, don’t forget the satisfying sweat of a good run:

    Bally Total Fitness
    2000 L Street NW
    (202) 331-7788

    Gold’s Gym (three locations)
    Capitol Hill
    409 3rd Steet SW, Suite 120
    (202) 554-4653  

    Midtown
    1120 20th Street NW, Suite 113
    (202) 293-4200

    Van Ness
    4310 Connecticut Avenue NW
    (202) 364-4653
     
    Results Gym (three locations)
    Dupont Circle
    1612 U Street NW
    (202) 234-5678

    Capitol Hill
    315 G Street SE

    Downtown
    1101 Connecticut Avenue NW

    The Sports Club/LA—Washington DC
    1170 22nd Street NW
    (202) 974-6600