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Neighborhood Endorphin Boosts: Gyms, Etc. Near Your EYA Townhouse

Neighborhood Endorphin Boosts: Gyms, Etc. Near Your EYA Townhouse Blog Feature

By: Jenny Thornhill on January 25th, 2012

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Life within walking distance means having a place to exercise near your townhouse or condominium. While not exhaustive (pun intended!), here is a list of places to workout in your neighborhood.

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Chancellor's Row

(Edgewood & Brookland)

Met Branch Trail: Follow it south towards the Capitol Building for an off-road trail, or north towards Silver Spring for an on-road experience. From Chancellor's Row, hop on the trail at 8th Street NE. (.2 miles walking)

Dance Place: Adult dance classes. Begin anytime, no semester/series scheduling. 3225 8th Street NE (.3 miles walking)

Excel Movement Studios: Pilates mat and apparatus classes + workshops (w/ complimentary mat class Feb 16). 3407 8th Street NE (.3 miles walking)

Northeast TaeKwonDo: Adult and Children TaeKwonDo Classes (w/ complimentary introductory class). 3520 12th Street NE (.7 miles walking)

The Trinity Center : Fitness center with cardio equipment, weight machines, free weights, classes, pool, spa, basketball court, tennis courts, walking track and locker rooms. 125 Michigan Avenue NE (.8 miles walking)

Turkey Thicket Recreation & Aquatic Center: This FREE premier recreation site in Ward 5 offers a gym, playground, tennis and basketball courts, baseball field, and swimming pools. 1100 Michigan Avenue NE. (.8 miles walking)

(We know some residents hope to see a yoga studio go in at the Monroe Street Market or 901 Monroe developments, but in the meantime the nearest yoga studio we're aware of is 1.5 miles away at Yoga District Bloomingdale)

Capitol Quarter

(Capitol Hill / Southeast DC)

Results Gym: Full-service gym with $199 enrollment fee waived through 1/31/12. 315 G Street SE (.2 miles walking)

Garfield Park Tennis Courts: Two neighborhood tennis courts are located across the street from Results Gym (.2 miles walking)

The Yards Park/Anacostia Riverwalk: World-class green space with a walking/jogging/biking path along the Anacostia River. (.3 miles walking)

Elite Fitness Bootcamp: Morning and evening bootcamp classes at The Yards Park. Corner of 4th & Water Streets SE (.3 miles walking)

Trapeze School New York: Indoor and outdoor trapeze classes. 4th St SE and Tingey St (.3 miles walking)

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop: Pilates, yoga and classes, with next session starting in early February 2012. 545 7th Street SE (.5 miles walking distance)

Capitol Hill Yoga: Yoga and pilates classes + workshops, with 2nd class free for new students. 641 Pennsylvania Avenue SE (.7 miles walking)

Townhomes and Condominiums at Old Town Commons

(Old Town Alexandria)

Outlaw Crossfit: Strength and conditioning program, with 25% off discount for military, fire and law enforcement. 727 North Henry Street (.1 miles walking)

FitOne Personal Training: Boutique personal training studio + power circuit and bootcamp classes. 814 North St. Asaph Street (.2 miles walking)

Sport & Health Gym: Full service gym with locker rooms. 209 Madison Street (.4 miles walking)

Pure Prana Yoga: Yoga, T'ai Chi, Pilates and Meditation classes + workshops. 100 South Patrick Street (.6 miles walking)

Mount Vernon Trail: Walk, Run or Bike along the Potomac River. (.7 miles walking)

Snap Fitness: 24/7, no-membership-required fitness club with cardio and fitness equipment. 1315 King Street (.8 miles walking)

Townhomes at Mosaic District

(Merrifield & Falls Church)

Coming soon: On-Site Fitness Center and Pool

XSport Fitness: 24/7 full-service fitness club with spa. 8190 Strawberry Lane, Falls Church (.1 mile walking -- the sidewalks and roads aren't yet completed!)

Four Seasons Tennis Club: Tennis facility offering court time, lessons, clinics and camps. 3010 Williams Drive, Fairfax (.1 mile walking)

Gold's Gym: Full-service fitness club. 2982 Gallows Road, Falls Church (<.5 miles walking)

Crossfit Fairfax: Strength and conditioning program, with family membership discounts and 25% off discount for full-time students, senior citizens, military, fire and law enforcement. 2799-G Merrilee Drive, Merrifield (.8 miles walking)

Jefferson District Park & Golf Course: 9-hole public golf course, tennis and basketball courts. 7900 Lee Highway, Falls Church (1.5 miles)

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Serving All Neighborhoods: 

Every Body's Personal Trainer: Whether in your home, at your office, or outside at a local park, Every Body's Personal Trainers will come to you. With 20 in-home personal trainers, they'll provide the equipment, the motivation, and even a diet program to fit with your busy schedule. (Serving Maryland, Virginia, and D.C.)