Fitness

FAVORITE Golf Course (Private)

CARMEL COUNTRY CLUB

Imagine choosing which course to play on a Saturday morning. At Carmel, members are offered two championship 18-hole courses on 384 acres of landscaped greenery, each with its own distinct personality.
4735 Carmel Rd.
Charlotte | 28226 | 704.945.9630

FAVORITE Golf Course (Private)

CARMEL COUNTRY CLUB

Imagine choosing which course to play on a Saturday morning. At Carmel, members are offered two championship 18-hole courses on 384 acres of landscaped greenery, each with its own distinct personality.
4735 Carmel Rd.
Charlotte | 28226 | 704.945.9630

FAVORITE Golf Pro

ANDREW SHUCK, CHARLOTTE COUNTRY CLUB

Andrew is Head Golf Professional at Charlotte Country Club.
2465 Mecklenburg Ave.
Charlotte | 28205 | 704.334.0836

BEST That Special Touch Massage

CAROLINA SPORTS MASSAGE

Providing specialized bodywork for athletes and those seeking pain management and prevention. Our treatments consist of a variation of deep tissue, myofascial, and trigger point therapy- adjusted to the specific needs of each client.
1828 E. 7th St.
Charlotte | 28204 | 980.236.1892

FAVORITE Golf Course (Public)

CHARLOTTE GOLF LINKS

Experience the challenge and charm of Scottish links-style golf, right here in Mecklenburg County. Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, just south of Charlotte Beltway I-485, The Charlotte Golf Links is an 18-hole championship golf course.
11500 Providence Rd.
Charlotte | 28277 | 704.846.7900

BEST Picture Worth a Thousand Words (Scenic Park)

FAVORITE Take A Hike (Hiking Trails)

CROWDER'S MOUNTAIN
Several hiking trails lead to the summit of Crowder’s Mountain, and from the summit it is possible on a clear day to see the skyscrapers of Charlotte, North Carolina to the east.
522 Park Office Ln.
Kings Mountain | 28086 | 704.853.5375

FAVORITE Ass Kicking Female Personal Trainer

EMILY BREEZE ROSS, MOGA CHARLOTTE

2108 South Blvd., S202
Charlotte | 28203 | 980.224.7172

BEST Yoga Clothing

ENLIGHTEN YOGA

Enlighten Yoga believes that through movement, breath, and intention, one can move beyond mental, physical, and spiritual limitations. With 45+ classes a week to choose from, you have found your yoga home.
9852 Rea Rd., SD2
Charlotte | 28277 | 704.543.8000

There’s something for every member: swimming, personal trainers, basketball and our state-of-the-art equipment.
Multiple Locations

BEST Women’s Gym

FLEX AND FIT

Flex + Fit™ is a lifestyle club that delivers results through fun, highly-effective workouts that burn fat, tone, strengthen + sculpt. They fill in the gaps whereas traditional studios that focus on just Yoga, Barre, Spin or Pilates leave behind.
550 S. Tryon St., S170
Charlotte | 28202 | 980.219.8425

BEST Gym With Best Equipment

GOLD'S GYM EPICENTRE

At Gold's Gym Epicentre in Charlotte, you will find the latest cardio and strength training equipment plus exercise programs that include boxing, group cycling and muscle endurance training!
210 E. Trade St., SD380
Charlotte | 28202 | 704.688.9959

BEST Pilates Studio

HILLIARD STUDIO METHOD

HSM is a core-centric, pilates-based workout incorporating weights, intense isometric positions, floor and ballet barre work. This results-driven workout elongates the body, improving overall strength, flexibility and posture.
516 Fenton Pl.
Charlotte | 28207 | 704.236.3377

BEST Off The Ground (Place To Rock Climb)

INNER PEAKS CLIMBING CENTER

Indoor climbing is a great way stay fit, reduce stress, build focus, meet people and just have a great time. Our family-friendly atmosphere is inviting, they have 13,000 square feet of climbing terrain to challenge any skill level.
9535 Monroe Rd., S170
Charlotte | 28270 | 704.844.6677

BEST Gym That Opened In 2013

IRON TRIBE FITNESS

Iron Tribe is the leading provider of training that constantly changes and pushes you to the best of your ability in a small, group training environment in the country.
215 E. Worthington Ave.
Charlotte | 28203 | 704.375.7810
13015 Rosedale Hill Ave.
Huntersville | 28078 | 704.654.9118

FAVORITE Ass Kicking Male Personal Trainer

JAY JOHNSON, MUSCLE LAB PERFORMANCE

Jay Johnson is an award winning personal trainer, fitness model and writer based out of Charlotte, NC. Training for ten years, Jay has bettered the bodies of a wide variety of clientele from Miss USA pageant contestants, to competitive bodybuilders (bodybuilding/physique/bikini/figure), to top strength and endurance athletes.

BEST Sweat-Worthy Gym

MADABOLIC INC.

MADabolic Inc. is specifically designed to compliment any athletic lifestyle. This is the philosophy behind their brand and this confidence in their own program is what will continue to distinguish us them among a competitive pack.
2610 South Blvd.
Charlotte | 28209 | 980.949.7263

BEST Place To Jog

MCALPINE CREEK GREENWAY

McAlpine Creek Greenway features a fishing pier, three acre lake, picnic area, two mile bike trail and one and a half mile nature trail.
8711 Monroe Rd.
Charlotte | 28263 | 704.643.5725

BEST Swim Worthy (Best Pool In Town)

MECKLENBURG AQUATIC CENTER

The aquatic center offers indoor and outdoor swimming, adult/youth programs, swim lessons, special events, fitness classes and water exercise for all ages. Mecklenburg County Aquatics makes it easy for you to enjoy water recreation all year-round.
800 E. Martin Luther King Blvd.
Charlotte | 28202 | 704.336.3483

BEST Place To Take Dance Lessons

METROPOLITAN BALLROOM

The Metropolitan Ballroom is a privately-owned ballroom dance studio that focuses the energies of its talented instructors on creating a welcoming, enjoyable atmosphere that caters to aspiring dancers of every skill level.
2935 Providence Rd., S200
Charlotte | 28211 | 704.364.1871

BEST Alternative Fitness

POLE DANCE CHARLOTTE FUN & FITNESS DANCE STUDIO

Pole Dance Charlotte specializes in private in-studio pole parties, traveling pole parties and monthly membership/drop in beginner pole classes.
1127 S. Mint St., SB
Charlotte | 28203 | 704.334.4448

BEST Disc Golf

REEDY CREEK PARK

Reedy Creek Park 146 acres offer a variety of outdoor sports and nature trails. Reedy Creek Nature Center is open seven days a week offering nature exhibits and programming.
2900 N. Rocky River Rd.
Charlotte | 28215 | 704.323.9102

BEST City Park

ROMARE BEARDEN PARK

The park offers fitness and cultural arts programs throughout the year including music, art, photography, and fitness classes.
300 S. Church St.
Charlotte | 28202 | 704.432.4280

FAVORITE Nutritionist/Diet Coach

SARA HILL, TOTAL NUTRITION NETWORK

Sara is the acting Area Manager for the South Charlotte Region and holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from East Carolina University where she received an education rich in biomechanics, nutrition, exercise prescription, exercise testing, and program development.
15720 John J Delaney Dr.
Charlotte | 28277 | 704.549.9550

SportsLink is the area’s largest organizer of adult sports leagues. From bowling to beach volleyball, we offer virtually every sport you want to play. Our focus is on coed, but we offer men’s and women’s leagues as well.
2131 Ayrsley Town Blvd., S200
Charlotte | 28273 | 704.449.9160

FAVORITE Zumba Instructor

SYREETA SMITH, THE HUT MEETING FACILITY

She enjoys showing others how much fun exercising really can be! Rather than focusing on a “certain” size or seeing a “magic” number on the scale, she teaches her students that it’s more about living a healthy LIFESTYLE by taking care of your mind, body and spirit.
413 Johnston Dr.
Pineville | 28134 | 704-GO-ZUMBA

TrySports is a specialty retail sports store, providing products and added value services in the aerobic sports of walking, running, swimming, cycling, triathlon and fitness in general.
Multiple Locations

BEST Biking Trails

BEST Ride The Rapids

U.S. NATIONAL WHITEWATER CENTER
They have mountain biking and running trails and other outdoor activities. The facility’s most unique feature is a multiple-channel, customized whitewater river for rafting and paddling enthusiasts of all abilities.
5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy.
Charlotte | 28214 | 704.391.3900

BEST Unique Fitness Center

ULTIMATE CROSSFIT

Ultimate CrossFit is a full service functional training facility in Charlotte. They focus on Functional Movements performed at a high intensity.
210 Rampart St., UF
Charlotte | 28203 | 704.650.5956

BEST Martial Arts

ULTIMATE GYM

Ultimate gym is 30,000 sq.ft. of the best training on the East Coast. CrossFit NoDa, Aerial Silk, Qi Gong, Boxing, Aikido, Judo/Ju-Jitsu, Systema, Kung Fu, and Muay Thai.
401 E. 35th St.
Charlotte | 28205 | 704.333.0071

BEST Boot Camp For Females

UPTOWN ADVENTURE BOOT CAMP FOR WOMEN

Uptown Adventure Boot Camp is a four week outdoor fitness program that offers fitness instruction, nutritional counseling and motivational training - packed with fun and energizing activities designed to help you reach your fitness goals.
Charlotte | 28203 | 704.398.1182

BEST Bicycle Shop

UPTOWN CYCLES

Uptown Cycles is a concept cycling shop, which focuses in bicycle sales, parts and accessories, service, coaching, Retul fitting studio and CompuTrainer classes.
1432 W. Morehead St.
Charlotte | 28208 | 704.632.7440

BEST Sports Facility

VELOCITY SPORTS PERFORMANCE

Whether you're a professional athlete preparing for the season, a JV player trying to make Varsity, or a beginner hoping to play five minutes more, Velocity Sports Performance can help you meet your fitness and training goals.
10345 Nations Ford Rd.
Charlotte | 28273 | 704.588.1770

Voci Spa's medical skin care addresses acne, hyperpigmentation, sun damage and aging. From chemical peels to European facials, their medical skin care clinic can customize any skin care program for your skin type.
7808 Rea Rd., SF
Charlotte | 28277 | 704.752.8030

Y2 Yoga believes that yoga is a right not a privilege, which is why they’ve created a range of fair, competitively priced yoga class packages to meet any budget.
280 S. Sharon Amity Rd.
Charlotte | 28211 | 704.456.9642

YMCA OF GREATER CHARLOTTE
The YMCA’s mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. YMCA has programs designed for people of every age to help them to connect and engage in their community and lives.
Multiple Locations