The Best Gyms in Watford

From newcomers to professional athletes, everyone is welcome at these five gyms in Watford.

Making the correct lifestyle choices to keep ourselves fit and healthy can be difficult at the best of times.

If you are one of the millions of people each year who decide to get on top of things and start going to the gym, then everyone of us at Hussle salute you.

It is a big deal to make the difficult decision to start exercising regularly. The next step in that process of improving your lifestyle, involves finding the best gym for you.

We have tried to help you out by identifying gyms in and around Watford that have the things you need.

Those things might be swimming pools, the perfect workout or state of the art resistance and cardio machines to help you achieve your fitness goals, you might be looking for great value or huge variety, or the chance to dive into fitness classes with other gym goers.

Everyone is different, so here are some of the best gyms in Watford to get everyone started off.

The Best Gyms in Watford

These Watford gyms should help you achieve your fitness goals. Each of these gyms represents a different area of expertise, so there should be something for everyone.

Fitness4Less, Watford

Fitness4Less Watford

Fitness4less is quite a spacious Watford gym. This has allowed them to open again safely after Covid with plenty of social distancing measures.

Fitness4Less is a mixed gym which includes cross trainers, bikes, rowers, and treadmills, among other high tech sports equipment.

Many Hussle members particularly like that Fitness4Less have a lady’s only gym area. They have additional personal trainers on hand, and you can book one if you require a session.

There are more than 30 classes a week here too, making it a great venue for those interested in group exercise.

Opening times are Monday to Thursday from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Friday from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM, and weekends and bank holidays from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

You can enjoy everything that Fitness4Less has to offer contract-free with a Hussle Monthly+ Pass or Day Pass.

The venue does not have free parking, but it does have discounted parking at City Park. You can receive 2 hours for only one pound.

The Village Gym, Watford

Village Gym Watford

Those of you who are looking for a Watford gym with a swimming pool, might appreciate The Village Gym. This gym also has spin classes, indoor cycling sessions, virtual workout spaces, offers yoga, Pilates, and other holistic workouts.

They also offer HIIT and circuits. If you are training in track, then this is the ideal gym for you.

The Village Gym described themselves as a techno gym. They combine access to their onsite swimming pool, sauna and steam room with all the state of the art equipment you would expect to find in a high tech gym.

This Watford venue has a free weights section with that reinforced gym floor. They have weightlifting benches, bikes, rowing machines, and any other cardio and cross training machines you can think of.

The Village Gym is known for its great service and facilities and for being clean and quiet outside of peak times.

There’s gym has free parking, which is always a bonus, along with free Wi-Fi access, showers, lockers, and vending machines.

The Village Gym’s opening hours are Monday to Thursday from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM, on a Friday from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM and on a Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Aspire Leisure Centre, Watford

Aspire Leisure Centre

Another of the best gyms in Watford to offer a swimming pool to help clients reach their personal fitness goals, Aspire Leisure Centre is a firm community favourite.

What we like best about Aspire is that they cater to the disabled demographic. About 30% of all their members are disabled people. In fact, they use that swimming pool to give 70+swimming lessons to disabled children every week.

While they do not offer group classes, but there is plenty more to enjoy here.

Aspire Leisure Centre has a good mix of options, such as lots of rehabilitation-type fitness equipment like yoga balls, support bars, and many seated machines, in addition to clean, modern cardio and resistance equipment and additional personal training from kind, expert staff.

Aspire is open to both disabled and non-disabled people, although their target is to increase the number of disabled and physiotherapy participants in the gym.

Opening hours are from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM Monday to Friday on a Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM and on a Sunday from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Bushey Grove Leisure Centre

Bushey Grove Leisure Centre

Another gym in Watford which is ideal for someone new to the community or working close-by. The Bushy Grove Leisure Centre is just outside of town.

This is a high end gym which offers a spa, a sauna, steam rooms and even beauty treatments. There is even a nail salon here too.

Bushy Grove has a crystal clear 25 metre swimming pool, and it has a dedicated cycling studio. There are more than 100 additional fitness classes every week.

The gym caters really well to those coming as a family or with friends.

They have recently updated their cardiovascular equipment and their resistance machines. Other equipment includes skillmill, skillrun and skillrow, tailor made programmes, and strength training equipment.

Bushey Grove Leisure Centre is open from Monday to Friday from 6:30 AM to 10:30 PM, on a Saturday from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM and on a Sunday from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

They have their own children’s activities and other facilities include a well-stocked cafe for you to chill with friends post-workout.

The Northwood Club

Northwood Club

Situated in Chestnut Ave in the centre of Northwood, this gym comes with its own swimming pool and lane swimming.

The Northwood Club contains some of the highest tech equipment of all the gyms on our list and caters to squash players, boxers, those who need mat area training or group exercise.

This gym also a free weights area as well as weight machines, It also has its own impressive fitness studio plus the venue offers functional training as well as an area with punch bags.

There are resistance machines, a power plate, and Olympic weight training. They do have personal trainers available on request and you can also take advantage of the sauna and the steam room here.

Opening hours at the Northwood Club are from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM Monday to Thursday. On a Friday it is open from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM and on a Saturday and Sunday it is open from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Do you have a favourite gym in Watford?

If you have a favourite gym in Watford and it’s not on this list, feel free to let us know.

Still undecided?

Why not try them all? Hussle have made it possible with no contract! Our Monthly+ Pass will let you breeze through the doors of every gym above and many more, whenever you feel like it.

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