Cycling INSIDE the City 2019 – Grand Rapids, MI

Cycling INSIDE the City
…a guide to Studio Cycling in Greater Grand Rapids, MI

Over the past 4 years, Grand Rapids has been BOOMING…housing, nightlife, cultural, business, recreation and FITNESS. It’s time to take another look at the world of Studio Cycling in Grand Rapids!

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4G AthleticNew since 2016

We Believe Everyone Is An Athlete


2141 Port Sheldon St, Jenison, MI 49428
616-209-7455
info@4GAthletic.com
17 classes weekly
45 minute class format
4+ instructors
35+ Stages bikes
4G’s tagline: WE BELIEVE EVERYONE IS AN ATHLETE
4G=Four Groups: BIKE, FLOW, MOVE & LIFT…four boutique studios under one roof.

See the FIRST RIDE studio review!

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Allegro Coaching

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1422 Robinson Road SE, Suite 201, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
616-451-9000
3 classes weekly
2 formats: 45 and 55 minutes
2+ instructors
12+ Star Trac Spinner bikes
A 4,500 square foot studio in the GR Eastown neighborhood, offering a variety of large group classes weekly. Also small group training and 1-1 training options for all fitness levels and ages. Other than Cycling, classes include: Les Mills Bodypump, CXWORKS & GRIT, Circuit Training, TRX, Boxing, Pilates, HIGH Fitness, A-FIT and others.

See the FIRST RIDE studio review!

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Flex City Fitness

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629 Michigan St NE Grand Rapids, MI 48933
616-272-4300
flexcitygr@gmail.com
One multi-workout class format, indoor cycling combined with other formats (TRX, Barre, Treadmill, etc.)
Also studios outside of GR
10 Keiser bikes
Our signature workout, FLEX56, was developed to make exercise fun, efficient and most importantly, effective. FLEX56 is an instructor-led small group training class that alternates between cardio and strength training.

See the FIRST RIDE studio review!

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Grand Rapids Parks & Recreation Department New Cycling program since 2016
https://www.grandrapidsmi.gov/Government/Departments/Parks-and-Recreation/Recreation
201 Market Avenue SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616-456-3696
5 classes weekly
2 formats
4+ instructors
12+ Spinner Rally bikes
Looking for ways to get active in Grand Rapids? You’re in the right place! Explore classes, activities, and sports for all ages and abilities below. Registration for Spring 2018 programs ends March 22. Reach your fitness goals while building leg and core strength. Powerful music and pace-setting instruction helps you climb steep hills, move across flat road and master intense intervals…A combination of high-intensity cycling intervals followed by strength exercises that target the arms, abs and lower back.

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Grand Rapids Racquet and Fitness
https://www.grracquet.com/
4940 Plainfield Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
616-363-7769
“We specialize in developing athletes to their fullest potential.”
Group fitness classes other than Indoor Cycling include Kettlebell, and Silver Sneakers, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) the Weights and HIIT the Weights Gold (for active older adults).

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Kroc Center – Salvation Army
http://grkroccenter.org/
2500 S. Division Ave, Grand Rapids, MI 49507
616-588-7200
Email: GrKrocCenter@usc.salvationarmy.org
12 classes weekly
3 formats, including Les Mills Sprint
4+ instructors
Nominal fee for non-members
The Salvation Army Kroc Center is committed to providing an enjoyable and safe experience for our guests.

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MVP Fitness Centers

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Three greater GR locations
4035 Burton Street Grand Rapids, MI 49546
616-254-8800
27+ classes weekly
12+ instructors
2 class formats (30-55 minutes)
Stages SC3 indoor bike (brand new bikes January 2019!)
“LIFE IS BETTER HERE”
“MVP Sportsplex features state-of-the-art equipment, leading-edge group exercise classes, and customized programs tailor-made just for you. Our expert fitness professionals specialize in personal, duet, and small group training, giving you just the right tools you need to reach your goals.”

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Northview Community Fitness and Aquatic CenterNew since 2016

Fitness Center


616-365-6140
northviewfitness@nvps.net
3+ classes weekly
3 instructors
8+ CycleOps bikes
“The Northview Community Fitness and Aquatic Center is a convenient and affordable fitness facility for community members to enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle. Join us!”

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Premier Athletic and Tennis Club
http://www.premieratclub.com/
4250 Spartan Industrial Drive, Grandville, MI 49418
616-538-4600
2 classes weekly
2 instructors
Premier Athletic & Tennis Club is a full-fledged health facility with many services to offer to help achieve fitness and wellness goals for everyone. From personal trainers to group exercise classes, you can get the workout you’re looking for!

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Shape Your Life Studios

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1290 36th Street Street SW, Wyoming, MI 49509
616-318-3503
shapeyourlifestudios@gmail.com
14 classes offered weekly
2 formats, incl. spin / strength
Grand Rapids only true Spinning® program, the global leader in indoor cycling training,education and equipment. Uniquely tailored to suit a wide range of abilities and fitness goals, the Spinning program and patented Spinner® bikes manufactured by Star Trac® deliver a personalized workout, incredible calorie burn and personal challenge—all at a self-directed pace.

See the FIRST RIDE studio review!

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Snap Fitness (multiple locations in Greater GR)
http://www.snapgrandrapids.com/
Group fitness classes, including indoor cycling at select locations in greater Grand Rapids (Walker, Caledonia, Cascade)
See website for details.
Snap Fitness Grand Rapids is your local, convenient, and affordable place to workout! Locally owned and operated, we offer a clean, friendly, 24/7 environment and feature state of the art cardio and weight machines, free weights, personal training, month-to-month memberships, tanning, group fitness with Fitness On Demand, showers and much more!

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The Dailey Method New since 2016

Overview


1551 Wealthy St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
616-288-5800
20+ classes weekly
6+ instructors
2 formats, including a 60 minute Cycle/Barre combo class
“We’re ready to help you transform your life. The Dailey Method is the fastest way to a strong, lean, sculpted body. Combining the best of Pilates, yoga, ballet barre training and Cycling, our classes are an ever-evolving mix of movement that offer extreme benefits for body and mind. Our classes are driven by fitness research and our students’ needs. We offer individualized attention in a group setting to give you the strength, discipline, and joy to find ultimate alignment.”

See the FIRST RIDE studio review!

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Walker Ice & Fitness
http://www.walkericeandfitness.com
4151 Remembrance Road NW, Walker, MI  49534
616-735-6286
15 classes weekly
6+ instructors
3 class formats (45-60 minutes)
18 Freemotion indoor bike (brand new bikes 2018)
“For 20 years our fitness center has been committed to serving our West Michigan communities through sports, fitness & fun events…bringing people together to promote healthy living!”

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YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids (multiple locations)
http://www.grymca.org/
475 Lake Michigan Dr. NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504 (main Downtown GR location)
616-855-9622
information@grymca.org
5 community / fitness centers in greater GR.
Each location with a dedicated Cycle Studio.
In all, over 160 bikes at all five locations
Equipment is primarily Keiser bikes, but LifeFitness bikes / ICG Training Coach By Color method & Connect at the DDH and Spartan Nash locations are also used (brand new equipment late 2018).
Class formats include RPM (Les Mills), Cycle & Strength, Studio Cycling (45 & 60 minute classes), Endurance Cycling (90 minutes), ICG Power Training.
Over 100 classes weekly at all 5 locations.

See the ICG + FTP = MORE POWER post about the new bikes at DDH and SSY!

…and learn more about FTP 90 Endurance Cycling at the DDH / Downtown YMCA – the 8-week session is underway, register for one or more classes before mid-March!

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So COME ON GRAND RAPIDS…get INSIDE a local cycle studio soon, and ENJOY THE RIDE!

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CLOSING NOTES: This information is as accurate as disclosed on these organization’s websites as of February 2019.  Please visit their website or contact them directly for current details.

While four new studios and programs came online since 2016…the following studios closed since my last Cycling INSIDE the City post: Cycle Logic, FZIQUE, The Shift, Symmetry.

 

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Find me on Spotify, Twitter, Instagram & other places on the web...or at my local YMCA in the Cycle Studio! Recently ICG® WATTRATE® POWER certified, I've been a certified Mad Dogg Athletics Spinning Instructor since October 2012. I have taught classes at Davenport University, The University Club, SNAP Fitness (Watermark CC), Grand Rapids Parks & Recreation Dept., and Greater Grand Rapids YMCAs. Be Well... Enjoy the Ride! 🚴🏻🎶😅

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