Cheapest Gym Memberships For The Everyday Singaporean
This article was updated on 7 August 2018.
It’s no secret that the cost of living is notoriously high in Singapore. As such, we tend to look for new ways to save money as well take care of our financial well-being. So when it comes to taking up measures to live a healthier and more active lifestyle, we find ourselves struggling when it comes to finding an affordable gym.
Before we dive into the cheapest gym memberships available, here is a pretty elaborate comparison of gyms across Singapore.
|Anytime Fitness||From $78||55 islandwide||24/7||Treadmills, elliptical, spin bikes, strength equipment, circuit, free weights etc.|
|Fitness First||$150 - $175||20 outlets, mostly in central Singapore||Swimming pool and sauna at some branches; workout clothes etc.|
|MyActiveGYM™ (ActiveSG)||$25-30 for adults||19 islandwide||Gym-dependent. Open as early as 7am and close as late as 10pm.||Basic equipment, free weights, stacked weights, cardiovascular machines etc.|
|Gold's Gym Singapore||Prices vary depending on training regime enrolled into||12||By appointment only||Equipped for a wide range of training programmes, including fat loss, rehabilitative, pre/post natal, and strength training.|
|True Fitness||From $89||8 locations||Opens as early as 6am and closes as late as 11pm||Steam rooms, lounge, sprint track|
|GymmBoxx||From $70 - $85 per month for youth, adults and seniors||7 locations||24/7 (except Bukit Batok outlet)||Customised personal training, cardiovascular equipment, power racks etc.|
|Safra EnergyOne||$374.50 to begin membership, subsequently, $128.40 per quarter (Most people get a better deal due to ongoing promotions)||6 locations||6.30am - 10.30pm on weekdays, open from 7am or 9am on weekends and Public Holidays to 7pm or 8pm.||Cardio machines, free weights, plate-loaded machines etc.|
|Virgin Active||From $232 - $260||5 locations||6.30am to 10.30pm on Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm on weekends and public holidays||Unique facilities, steam room, ice room, sleep pods, foot baths and more|
|Dennis Gym||$78 a month, 1 year contract||5 locations||Jurong and Tai Seng branches are open 24-hours. Other outlets open from 7am to 10pm on weekdays, and 8am to 8pm on weekends.||Comprehensive suite of fitness equipment, used by competitive bodybuilders and recreational clients|
|Pure Fitness||From $150 - $200||3 locations||6am to midnight from Mondays to Saturdays. 8am to 10pm on Sundays and Public Holidays.||Sauna, indoor running track, swimming pool, juice bar, complimentary workout gear etc.|
Cheapest Gym Options in Singapore
1. MyActiveGym (ActiveSG)
Fees: $300 a Year
source: Our Tampines Hub
Our friendly neighbourhood family gym, providing basic facilities and equipment makes this gym suitable for anyone who would like low rates. Although they do not have personal trainers, MyActiveGYM has affordable yearly membership rates going at $300 for adults and $180 for students/ Senior Citizens.
On top of this, they provide free $100 if you sign up for ActiveSG which allows you to attend external classes as well as enter their swimming pools.
Fees: $720 a year
With seven outlets island-wide, Gymmboxx has affordable rates and is the place to be if you are looking for high-quality weight training equipment. They provide three different membership categories — Classic, Signature, and Standard ranging from 12-month membership plans to 3-month plans. Alternatively, if you would rather not be a member, their rates per entry vary from $3 to $10, depending on the outlet you visit.
Although Kent Ridge is the only outlet that has classes available and some of their outlets are not 24/7, they provide personal training throughout their outlets starting from $599 for 10 sessions.
3. Anytime Fitness
Fees: $1,068 a year
Having a total of 38 outlets in Singapore, Anytime fitness is a great gym to join if you are looking for a variety of equipment as a well as 24/7 operating hours. With a low monthly membership fee starting at $89 (excluding first time joining fee), it won’t cost a lot to achieve your health goals.
One downside would be that an hour of personal training would cost you $85, which could be a bit straining on the wallet if you are looking for professional assistance.
4. True Fitness
Fees: $1,320 a year
source: True fitness
If you find yourself willing to pay slightly more than $100, take a look at True Fitness, one of the bigger gyms in Singapore. Memberships can range from $89 to $110 (excluding sign-up fees) if you happen to be students or know someone there, be sure to haggle as there could be a possibility that they would lower the price. With a wide range of facilities and classes, True Fitness is a great gym to join if you are looking to inject some fun and variety into your workouts!
With ActiveSG have the lowest yearly price and True Fitness having the highest, their facilities and services also vary. So be sure to choose a gym that suits your fitness needs because you do want to make full use of your membership!
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