Whether on vacation in Ocean City and you want to keep up with your exercise regimen, or you happen to be an Ocean City resident who is seeking out exercise and gym options, you’ll find plenty of offerings, without having to head over to the mainland. Ocean City is home to many gyms and yoga studios which offer a great workout. Here are five options to get you started on the search:
Local Gym and Fitness
Local Gym and Fitness at 908 Asbury Avenue is your go-to spot for cardio and strength workouts, with treadmills, ellipticals, exercise bikes, dumbbells, free weights, kettlebells and more available for a well-rounded workout. Guests at the gym are welcome to work out at their own speed or sign up with a trainer for extra assistance. Although called “Local” Gym and Fitness, don’t let the name fool you. Locals, summer residents and visitors alike are all welcome at this no-contract gym. Choose a day, week, or month pass, depending on your stay in town and what your needs may be. Local residents may also choose a three-month student/senior citizen pass, should they qualify for such a pass.
PLAAY Fitness and Yoga
Located next door to Local Gym and Fitness at 910 Asbury Avenue is PLAAY Fitness and Yoga, a workout spot which offers yoga classes, rock climbing, open gym options, pilates, boot camps and more. The daily schedule at PLAAY Fitness and Yoga is filled with plentiful exercise options, so you can choose exactly the workout you need to achieve your desired goals. After your workout session, be sure to stop by the facility’s Nourish Well juice and smoothie bar, for a healthy treat.
Tend to your mind, body and soul by attending one or more yoga classes at Yoga Ginger at 717 Asbury Avenue. All levels are welcome to attend classes at Yoga Ginger, and there are even some classes on the schedule for kids to enjoy, since you’re never too young to appreciate the healing and invigorating nature of yoga. Individuals may pay for a single class or purchase a ten-class card.
Ocean City Aquatic and Fitness Center
The city also offers fitness options via the Ocean City Aquatic and Fitness Center located within the Community Center at 1735 Simpson Avenue. The center is open seven days a week (varying times, dependent on the day) and has a 25-meter pool, strength and cardiovascular equipment, exercise studio for aerobics, pilates and more, indoor cycling center, personal training services and other exercise options. There are a number of membership options available to both residents and non-residents.
Golden Buddha Yoga
At 841 Central Avenue, Golden Buddha Yoga Studio and Café offers yoga classes, fair trade boutique shopping and Buddha Bar Café offerings. Vinyasa, restorative, and slow and strong are some examples of classes yoga aficionados will be able to take part in at Golden Buddha Yoga. Peruse the schedule and sign up for a class at Golden Buddha Yoga today. When you’ve finished your class, be sure to pop into the Buddha Bar Café for a nutritional beverage or two.