New York Health & Racquet Club, Crunch, 14th Street Y and McBurney YMCA Offer Free Classes
Over the course of Union Square Sweat Fest, our week-long event series showcasing the best of Union Square’s fitness scene, we’ve teamed up with four neighborhood gyms to give you one-day access. Each gym will host three open classes so you can get a taste of their space at no charge. Specific details and registration are on the Sweat Fest website.
Crunch – Friday, Feb. 10th
Visit Crunch for “No Judgements.” The unfiltered philosophy drives them to create a community and gym for all regardless of shape, size, age, race, gender or fitness level. No matter your workout of choice, Crunch wants you to feel good while reaching your goals. Click here to check their #USQSweatFest class schedule including and join the fun.
14th Street Y – Saturday, Feb. 11th
#WeAreAthletes at the 14th Street Y. With your help, we can continue to provide incredible programming for our senior community, including fitness classes like NIA Jazz. Follow the link in our profile to donate to the #14Ycommunity today. #14Yathletes #seniorprograms #eastvillage #fitness (📸: @bridgetbadore)
The 14th Street Y is a thriving and dynamic community center located right here on 14th Street. Members have access to over 50 fitness classes per week, lap and family swim times, childcare, pick-up games in our basketball gymnasium and a fitness center filled with a full range of cardio and weight equipment. Check them out here.
McBurney YMCA – Sunday, Feb. 12th
The McBurney branch of the YMCA prides itself on its long history and its famous members: Merrill met Lynch in its swimming pool in 1913; author and playwright William Saroyan stayed in the guest rooms when he came to New York in 1928. Other notable members have included Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward Albee, pop artists Andy Warhol and Keith Haring, and Academy Award-winning actor Al Pacino. The amenities available to members include a state of the art cardio fitness center, a strength training and free weight center, a swimming pool, and over 95 adult group exercise classes a week. Sign up for their special Sweat Fest classes through our website.
New York Health & Racquet Club – Monday, February 13th
New York Health & Racquet Club’s 13th Street location is an intimate club with a true neighborhood vibe. You’ll feel at home in a setting that utilizes its multi-floor space. The gym floor features large windows and the club also provides members with access to a 30-foot swimming pool, whirlpool, separate men’s and women’s saunas and steam rooms, state-of-the-art cardio equipment with 15-inch TVs, group fitness, mind body and cycling studio, personal training, massage, and so much more! Check out their #USQSweatFest class schedule here.