13 Best Gyms In Birmingham For A Killer Workout

Whether you’re looking to slim down, build your physique, or maintain a healthy lifestyle, joining a gym could be the answer. Fortunately, there are loads of Birmingham gyms you could try out.

But, if you’re at a loss for which suits you best, you’re in the right place. 

Take a look at 13 of the best gyms in Birmingham so you can make the right choice!

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13 Of The Best Gyms In Birmingham

  1. PureGym
  2. Aston University Gym
  3. Temple Gym
  4. Nuffield Health
  5. Rigs Fitness
  6. Anytime Fitness
  7. Club Pilates 
  8. North Solihull Sports Centre
  9. Virgin Active
  10. Ultimate Fitness Birmingham
  11. JD Gyms
  12. Ronin MMA
  13. The Gym Group

13 Of The Best Gyms In Birmingham

If you’ve been to any of the fantastic restaurants scattered around Birmingham or indulged a little too hard at one of the city’s fine nightclubs, there’s no better solution than some physical exercise. 

Here are the best Birmingham gyms to burn off those extra calories. 

1. Pure Gym

Designed to be affordable without compromising quality, Pure Gym Birmingham offers fantastic surroundings with everything you need to accomplish your fitness targets. They offer hundreds of top-quality equipment, 24-hour access, and over 60 free fitness classes every week, including Les Mills classes. 

Additionally, your membership also entitles special offers and discounts from local businesses. 

Address: Fiveways Entertainment Centre, Birmingham B15 1DA, UK (Birmingham City Centre gym)  
Website: https://www.puregym.com/city/birmingham/ 
Phone number: 0345 013 3258

Membership: Prices range from £10.99 to £26.99 with a joining fee which ranges from £5 to £20 depending on the gym

Opening hours: Open 24/7

Gym facilities: Personal training, cardio area, spacious functional training area, enclosed cycle studio

Nearest bus/train stations: 
Bus: Five Ways Shopping Centre (2 min walk)
Train: Jewellery Quarter (11 min walk)

2. Aston University Gym

Based on the Aston University campus, The Sir Doug Ellis Woodcock Sports Centre is available to the public. It boasts a fully functional gym, multiple studios, courts, and Birmingham’s oldest functioning swimming pool. 

Address: Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
Website: https://www.aston.ac.uk/sport/gym 
Phone number: 0121 204 3000

Gym and class only: £22.99 a month or £240 a year
Swim, sauna, and steam room only: £25.99 a month or £270 a year
All-inclusive: £28.99 a month or £299 a year

Opening hours: 
Weekdays: 6:30 AM to 10:30 PM
Weekends: 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM

Gym facilities: Fitness and yoga classes, sauna, steam room, swimming pool, racket sport area 

Nearest bus/train stations: 
Bus: Price Street (2 min walk)
Train: Birmingham New Street (14 min walk)

3. Temple Gym

Temple Gym, located in Birmingham City Centre, was founded in 1987 by renowned bodybuilder and 6-time Mr Olympia Dorian Yates. The Temple Gym is a good one to consider for anyone serious about bodybuilding. The gym caters to everything from a light workout to high-intensity training with only the best quality equipment for beginners and pro athletes alike. Day passes are also available for visitors who want to see how it works before committing.  

Address: 19 Kenyon Street, Birmingham B18 6AR, UK
Website: https://templegymuk.com/ 
Phone number: 0121 233 2483

Monthly membership: £20 
Annual membership: £250 

Opening hours: 
Weekdays: 6 AM to 11 PM
Weekends: 8 AM to 6 PM
Bank holidays: 9 AM to 6 PM

Gym facilities: Personal training, treadmills and other cardio equipment, fitness studio, functional training equipment

Nearest bus/train stations: 
Bus: Hall Street (2 min walk)
Birmingham: Birmingham New Street (5 min walk)

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4. Nuffield Health

Nuffield Health fitness centre offers access to various facilities and equipment. Additionally, because Nuffield Health is the UK’s largest health charity, they provide access to other wellbeing services like health advice and physiotherapists. Nuffield Health also boasts a huge variety of exercise classes, including Les Mills. 

Address: Broadway Plaza, 220, Ladywood Middleway, Birmingham B16 8LP (Birmingham Central gym)
Website: https://www.nuffieldhealth.com/gyms/birmingham-central 
Phone number: 0121 423 5700

12 month Anytime contract: £49 a month
12 month Off-Peak contract: £42 a month

Opening hours:
Weekdays: 6:30 AM to 10 PM
Weekends: 8 AM to 8 PM

Gym facilities: Training classes, core functionality equipment, heated swimming pool, spa facilities, lockers

Nearest bus/train stations
Bus: Broadway Plaza (1 min walk)
Train: Jewellery Quarter (9 min walk)

5. Rigs Fitness

Rigs Fitness is an award-winning gym, having claimed the National Gym of the Year Award in 2018 and being voted the best regional gym in 2017 and 2018. They also offer classes hosted by award-winning coaches to help you on your fitness journey.  

Address: 4 Willersey Rd, Birmingham B13 0AY, UK
Website: https://www.rigsfitness.co.uk/ 
Phone number: 0121 246 1976

Open training only: £46 a month
Classes only: £60 a month
Unlimited open training and classes: £72 a month

Opening hours: 
Weekdays: 7 AM to 9:30 PM
Weekends: 10 AM to 4 PM

Gym facilities: Private pod training, pro-boxing ring, indoor sprint track, strength and core functionality equipment 

Nearest bus/train stations: 
Bus: Bibsworth Avenue bus stop (7 min walk)
Train: Hall Green station (15 min walk)

6. Anytime Fitness

As its name suggests, Anytime Fitness offers 24-hour access to more than 155 gyms located around the UK. In addition to accessing high-quality gym equipment, membership includes the gym’s app, Anytime Workouts™, offering over 1,000 pre-made workouts. Alternatively, you can create your own with tools to track your fitness goals. As a bonus, the gym offers a 7-day free pass for visitors to check things out before signing up. 

Address:  Harborne Court, 67-69 Harborne Road Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 3BU 
Website: https://www.anytimefitness.co.uk/gyms/UK-0017/birmingham-edgbaston-england-b15-3bu/ 
Phone number: 0121 270 4411

Membership: Price varies depending on your location and membership type. 

Opening hours: Open 24/7, 365 days a year

Gym facilities: Treadmills and other cardio equipment, free weights, functional training equipment, Anytime Workouts™ app

Nearest bus/train stations: 
Bus: Francis Road (2 min walk)
Train: Jewellery Quarter (19 min walk)

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7. Club Pilates

Club Pilates brings the benefits of enhanced functionality and mental wellbeing to your home. They offer classes for anyone, regardless of age or experience level. There are online classes, or you can turn your home into your own pilates studio for an in-person session if you prefer. Whether your classes are in-person or online, you’ll be guided by experienced and highly trained Pilates experts. 

Address: N/A
Website: https://www.theclubpilates.co.uk/ 
Phone number: 07921151347

Classes range from £9 to £11 per class
Virtual class membership: £10 a month

Opening hours: 
Monday: 7 AM to 5:30 PM 
Tuesday: 7 AM to 8 PM
Wednesday: 7:45 AM to 7 PM
Thursday: 9 AM to 2 PM
Friday: 6:45 AM to 3 PM

Note that the virtual studio is available 24/7

Gym facilities: When joining, Club Pilates will inform you of all the necessary equipment.

Nearest bus/train stations: N/A

8. North Solihull Sports Centre

Operated by Everyone Active on behalf of Solihull Council, North Solihull Sports Centre offers loads of facilities suitable for all ages. In addition to having everything you need to boost your fitness level, the centre has childcare facilities, a cafe, and a meeting room. 

Address: Conway Rd, Fordbridge, Birmingham B37 5LA
Website: https://www.everyoneactive.com/centre/north-solihull-sports-centre/ 
Phone number: 01217703822

Gym membership: £29.99 a month or £299.90 annually
Platinum membership: £49.99 a month or £499.90 annually

Opening hours: 
Monday to Friday: 6:30 AM to 10 PM
Saturday and Sunday: 8 AM to 7 PM

Gym facilities: Competition-length swimming pool, 120-station gym, sport hall, athletics track, astroturf pitch

Nearest bus/train stations:  
Bus: Bangor House (3 min walk)
Train: Marston Green (31 min walk)

9. Virgin Active

Virgin Active health club is a leisure centre offering everything you need. Whether you’re doing high-intensity training or simply looking to maintain your mental wellbeing, you’ll find whatever you need at Virgin Active. The gyms also include access to physiotherapists, a personal trainer, a creche, and a full timetable of fun and engaging exercises for the kids

Address: Blythe Gate, Blythe Valley Park, Shirley, Solihull, B90 8AT
Website: https://www.virginactive.co.uk/clubs/solihull/ 
Phone number: 01212605040

Rolling monthly commitment: £65.99
Your age and the term of the contract also affects the price 

Opening hours: 
Weekdays: 6:30 AM to 10 PM
Weekends: 7 AM to 7 PM

Gym facilities: Swimming pool, cycle studio, grid flor, spa, personal trainers, lockers, strength training equipment

Nearest bus/train stations:
Bus: Blythe Gate (3 min walk)
Train: Dorridge (31 min walk)

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10. Ultimate Fitness Birmingham

Professional bodybuilders such as Ronnie Coleman, Rosie Rascal, and Peter Molnar have called Ultimate Fitness Birmingham their gym of choice. Ultimate Fitness provides all the tools necessary to meet your fitness goals, whatever they are. Should you need a highly-experienced personal trainer, you’re in luck. They’re ready and waiting to help you along your fitness journey. 

Address: 100 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB
Website: https://ultimatefitnessbirmingham.co.uk/ 
Phone number: 0121 389 8602

Membership: Yearly membership: £350

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 6 AM to 10 PM
Saturday: 8 AM to 6 PM
Sunday: 9 AM to 4 PM

Gym facilities: Resistance equipment, hammer strength centre, free weights, cardio and strength training equipment

Nearest bus/train stations:
Bus: Granville Street (3 min walk)
Train: Five Ways (10 min walk)

11. JD Gyms

JD Gym fitness centre is a £2 million state of the art facility with loads of equipment and amenities. There is a timetable packed with classes, all of which are included in the price of your membership. Additionally, a dedicated ladies-only section is kitted for a full-body workout. They also have facilities from Sutton Coldfield to Maypole. 

Address: Allesley Street (off the Newton Middleway), Birmingham B6 4NF
Website: https://www.jdgyms.co.uk/gym/birmingham/ 
Phone number: 0121 270 6921

Standard: £19.99 a month
Plus+: £25

Opening hours: 24/7, 365 days a year

Gym facilities: Ladies only area, sauna, boxing area, sprint/sled track, free weights

Nearest bus/train stations
Bus: Lower Tower Street (5 min walk)
Train: Jewellery Quarter (21 min)

12. Ronin MMA

Ronin MMA gym offers a full range of MMA facilities, group fitness classes, private MMA training, and dynamic training facilitated by state-of-the-art equipment and professional coaches. Regardless of your fitness level, the coaches constantly update their workout criteria and nutrition to ensure you achieve the best results. 

Address: Winster Grove, Birmingham B44 9EG
Website: https://ronin-mma.co.uk/home 
Phone number: 07599 653305

Membership: Not listed

Opening hours: 
Monday to Friday: 7 AM to 9 PM
Saturday and Sunday: 7 AM to 12 PM

Gym facilities: Kickboxing, MMA facilities, wrestling, boxing, kids classes, fitness class

Nearest bus/train stations: 
Bus: Randwick Grove (3 min walk)
Train: Perry Barr (26 min walk)

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13. The Gym Group

If you’ve been indulging in Birmingham’s lively Broad Street, you might consider paying a visit to the Gym Group health club. If so, you’ll find everything you need. The gyms cater to all fitness levels; whether it’s the first step on your fitness journey or you want to beat your record, you’ll find the means to do it at the Gym Group. All gyms are kitted with high-spec equipment and include a contract-free gym membership. There are gyms located in Sutton Coldfield and beyond. 

Address: Broadway, Ladywood Middleway, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 8HA
Website: https://www.thegymgroup.com/find-a-gym/birmingham-gyms/birmingham-broad-street/ 
Phone number: 0300 303 4800

Do it: £15.99
Live it: £15.99 for your first month, then £20.98

There are also student membership options available.

Opening hours: 24/7

Gym Facilities: The Gym Group app, cardio equipment, a wide selection of exercise classes, free weights 

Nearest bus/train stations
Bus: Five Ways Shopping Centre (3 min walk)
Train: Five Ways (13 min walk)