Family-Friendly Fitness Centers

As we fly into a new year, many people consider adding healthy habits into their routine. Kids are likely a barrier when it comes to exercising. Luckily, Rome has some amazing fitness centers with childcare so your kids can soak up some social time while you enjoy a healthy happy-hour.

**Comment below on your experiences with these gyms, or any additional locations.**

Rome Athletic Club

2 Center Street, Rome, GA 30165
(706) 295-3678

*Free one-day pass offered on their home page*

Rates:
$ coming soon
Discounts offered to some local employees and service workers

Childcare Hours:
Monday to Thursday 8am-11am & 4pm-7:30pm
Friday 8am-11am & 4pm-6pm
Saturday 8:15am-11am

Pros:

  • 24-Hour Access
  • Variety of group exercise classes

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Velocity

515 East 2nd Avenue, Rome, Georgia 30161
706-291-6040

Rates (month to month | 12 month term| year paid in full):
Family:  $70/month | $65/month | $687/ year ($57.25/month)
Single Parent: $44 | $35 | $388/year ($32.50\month)

+ Start-up Fee (only $15 in January!)

Child Care Hours (6 weeks-11 yrs):
Monday to Thursday 8am-11am & 4pm-8pm
Friday 8am-11am & 4pm-6:30pm
Saturday 8am-11am

Pros:

  • 24-Hour Access
  • Les Mills group exercise classes
  • Small, consistent staff
  • Ages 12+ can work out

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YMCA Rome

810 E 2nd Ave SW, Rome, GA 30161
(706) 232-2468

*Stop in for a 3-day trial!*

Membership Rates with Rome GA with Kids (Tanaya Larsen) Referral
Family  $67.50
1 Adult + children $45.50

+Join Fee

Childcare Hours (Ages 6 weeks-12 years):
Monday – Friday 8:15am-noon & 4pm-8pm
Saturday 9am-1pm & 3pm-7pm
Sunday 3pm-7pm

Kids Fitness Class (free for members)
Wednesdays 4:30-5:30pm
Ages: 7-12

Pros:

  • Two childcare areas. Play center for ages 6 weeks-6 years and “Vault” (separate area) for children 6 years-12 years
  • Membership includes discounts for kids’ sports, camps, and swim lessons
  • Indoor Pool and basketball gymnasium
  • Need-based discounts may be offered with proof of income

Variety of group exercise classes

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CrossFit Chariot

15 North Hanks St, Rome, GA 30161
706.346.5460

Rates:
Month to month – $125
6 month agreement – $95 per month
Student month to month – $75
Public Service – $50
Drop in fee – $20

Childcare info:

From the owner, Anna Routt: “Though we do not currently provide supervised childcare children of all ages are welcome at our gym. It is a very family friendly atmosphere. Everyone looks out for everyone else’s kiddos. We’ve had plenty of parents bring pack and plays and jumparoos for little ones to play in while they workout. We have basketball goal, balls, jump ropes, hula hoops and the such the older kids are welcome to play with. Our entire facility is fenced in, so when the weather is nice, the kids may play outside.”

Pros:

  • Atmosphere of small group training
  • Staff attention during workouts
  • Tight-knit community feeling

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CrossFit Rome

314 1st Avenue, Rome, GA 30161
Info@crossfitrome.com
770-906-0176

Rates:
Individual $125/month
Family (2 people) $200/month
Crossfit Kids rates below

Childcare info:

Though Crossfit doesn’t offer standard childcare, children are welcome to play in the (unsupervised) kids area, or to work out right next to their parents. Rome CrossFit gyms also offer kids classes for additional charges.

Pros:

  • Atmosphere of small group training
  • Staff attention during workouts
  • Tight-knit community feeling

Crossfit Kids Rome
Mon & Thurs 4pm (ages 5-8)
Mon & Thurs 4:45 (ages 9-12)
Cost: 1 day/week – $40/month*
2 days/week – $60/month*
(*sibling discounts available)

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CrossFit UCS

2960 New Calhoun Hwy, Rome, GA 30161 crossfitucs@gmail.com
706-728-4095

*They offer a free intro session*

Rates:
$ contact gym

Childcare info:

Though Crossfit doesn’t offer standard childcare, older children are welcome to stay busy while parents work out. Rome CrossFit gyms also offer kids classes for additional charges (see below).

Pros:

  • Atmosphere of small group training
  • Staff attention during workouts
  • Tight-knit community feeling

Crossfit Kids UCS
Tues & Thurs 3:45-4:30pm
Cost: $30/month – Unity Students
$40/month – non-Unity Students
Ages:

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GoGo Running Track Club

*Though not a “fitness center” they hold weekly Track Night Training every Tuesday at 6pm at Barron Stadium.*

GoGo Running at The Shoe Box: 1018 Martha Berry Blvd NE, Rome, GA 30165
Barron Stadium: 300 W 3rd St, Rome, GA

Rates (per year):
Individual – $35
Dual – $50
Family $60

Childcare info:
Tuesday night track workouts are as family and kid-friendly as possible

Pros:

  • Track club t-shirt
  • Group training activities (Tuesday nights at 6pm)
  • Entry to the GoGo Racing Series
  • Discounts on area Races
  • Coaching Support with weekly e-mails and suggested workouts
  • 10% Discounts at GoGo Running

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