If traditional gyms aren’t cutting it for you anymore and you want to try out something a little different this spring then look no further. From body-positive fitness studios to welcoming sports halls, we’ve picked out five gyms tailored towards women.

Siren Asylum

Siren Asylum is a great place to start if you’re after some killer fitness classes. From yoga to pole fitness, aerial hoop classes to Burlesque—whether it’s an old favourite or something entirely new, there’ll be something to get stuck into.

All about uplifting women through fitness and wellbeing, encouraging a supportive social environment and championing body positivity—Siren Asylum is just as cool as its name.

They’ve got a load of different membership packages so you can choose what suits you best. Prices start from £32 for a pack of four classes to be used within 30 days.

24 Missouri Ave, Salford M50 2NP, Tel: 07784967677
Whalley Range Sports Centre

Following an impressive £160,000 investment to improve the facilities of the gym, Whalley Range Sports Centre now boasts an impressive upgrade that ranges from new flooring to equipment.

With an all-new women’s only gym to match, their ‘For the Girls’ programme, supported by Sport England’s ‘This Girl Can’ campaign, is about encouraging being both active and comfortable in your gym setting.

Ran exclusively for women by women, the sessions on offer are totally inclusive and designed for women with all abilities in mind.

A perfect option if you’re on a budget—memberships start from £18 a month with no contract.

11-18 Wilbraham Road, Manchester M16 8GW, Tel: 0161 274 9544
Total Fitness Wilmslow

With 70 classes to choose from, three pools, heat treatment areas and more, Total Fitness in Wilmslow is a great all-rounder. Made to make women feel comfortable whilst working out, their Ladies Only Gym provides a fab full gym experience with all the perks of a more private location.

With a full range of cardio equipment, weights, mats and more—this is a great way to get fit and train in a conscious-free environment.

The standard membership starts off at £61 per month.

Wilmslow Way, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 3PE, Tel: 0161 440 2600
Waterside Leisure Club

The Waterside Leisure Club in Didsbury has an entire gym exclusively dedicated to female members. Well-stocked with all the latest equipment to enable women to work out at their own pace, Waterside is a great place to start.

With specific areas designed for stretching, core training, a spin studio, saunas and over 100 classes per week this leisure club offers a great alternative to traditional gyms.

A full membership is priced at £54.95 per month.

Waterside Hotel & Leisure Club, Manchester M20 5WZ, Tel: 0161 971 7000
Belle Vue Female Gym

Belle Vue Sports Village has opened up a separate ladies-only gym following a massive £200,000 refurbishment.

A 60 station community gym with cardio equipment and free weights, Belle Vue also hosts an extensive programme of lessons and courses—from gymnastics to basketball training.

A standard Better Health membership starts off at £22.50 per month.

Kirkmanshulme Lane, Manchester M12 4TF, Tel: 0161 231 0754
Tue 15 Mar
Rhiannon Ingle
Published on:
Mon 11 Jul 2022