Best Gyms With Student Rates in New York City
By Shannon C
, last updated December 16, 2011
New York City is one of the fashion capitals of the world, and probably in relation to this, it’s also home to a very large student population who will join a fitness gym if student rates are offered. Finding the best gyms with student rates in New York City is an easier task than it might at first appear. If you are a student who is in search of a great New York City gym with reasonable student membership rates, then consider this selection of the gyms and choose the gym that is the best fit for your location and budget.
New York City's Edge Gym
In contrast with the one year standard membership of $849 paid in full and the monthly contract billing of $79 for adult members, student memberships run just $69 with no initiation fee at Edge Gym in New York City. For this incredibly low rate, as a student member you can get access to the full range of fitness options, services and equipment that Edge Gym offers. From personal training to yoga classes, power hit training and advanced conditioning classes, a full floor of free weights and weigh training machines and equipment, you will be on your way to meeting and exceeding your fitness goals without breaking your budget. Learn more and sign up for your free trial day pass at the Edge Gym website.
New York City's West Side YMCA
At New York City's West Side YMCA, the goal is to provide financially affordable fitness options to each person who wants to avail themselves of the opportunity to get in shape and stay healthy. With this in mind, the West Side YMCA offers students who maintain and can prove a 12 credit hour class schedule with a monthly membership rate of $73 and a one-time joining initiation fee of $125. Additionally, if you are a student who has a true financial need and is unable to afford the monthly membership rate for students, you can also apply online at the West Side YMCA website for financial assistance so you can attend at whatever level fits your budget. You can learn more and apply at the West Side YMCA website.
While Blink Fitness doesn't advertise its extra-low rates as "student rates", for just $20 per month and the option of bringing a guest for free during each visit, there is no question that Blink Fitness in New York City is quite simply one of the best gyms price-wise in the New York City area. Best of all, when you join Blink Fitness, the gym will donate five dollars from each membership fee to charity. You pay a once per year membership administration fee of $39 on top of your monthly membership fee for the Blue Membership level, and a $29 annual membership administration fee for the Gray Membership level. Blue Membership level allows you access to any Blink Fitness location and guest privileges, while Gray Membership is for your use only and you have single club access.