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6 Best Places to Workout near UT Austin

By Allie

Whether you like to hit the gym first thing in the morning or go for a workout after a long day of classes, we know access to a great gym is an important part of any student’s workout routine. 

At Rambler, you’ll have 24-hour access to our two-story fitness center located on the first floor of the building. With a full suite of state-of-the-art cardio and strength equipment, a yoga studio, and a spin studio, Rambler’s gym and fitness amenities will suit any of your needs. 

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However, we understand that sometimes you want options. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of the seven best gyms and fitness studios near The University of Texas.

6 Best Gyms near UT Austin

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1. Gregory Gym

Gregory gym at UT Austin

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Address: 2101 Speedway

Hours: Mon-Thurs 6:00 AM to 1:00 AM, Fri 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Sat 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Sun 10:00 AM to 1:00 AM

Greg Gym on UT’s campus features a wide array of fitness activities, including weight training, basketball, rock climbing, racquetball, steam room, and swimming. For only $25 per month, students can purchase a TeXercise pass to access studio classes, featuring spin, kickboxing, zumba, pilates, F45 training and yoga. 

2. OrangeTheory

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Address: 401 W 3rd Street

Hours: Mon-Fri 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Sat-Sun 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM

OrangeTheory offers total-body, heart-rate based interval training. They use a combination of rowing, cardio, and strength training to help you achieve a great workout. They offer a variety of memberships depending on your fitness goals. The Downtown location is the closest one to campus, but there are six different locations within a 20-minute drive of UT!

3. Lift ATX

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Address: 1005 Springdale Road

Hours: Mon-Fri 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Sat 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Sun 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Are you looking for a new weight lifting spot? At Lift ATX, you can find your new fitness community. Located in East Austin, they offer a variety of strength training equipment, as well as certified trainers on staff if you want extra support on your fitness journey. You can purchase a monthly membership for just $40 per month, or purchase a day or weekend pass if you want to try it out.

4. Black Swan

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Address: 403 Orchard Street

Hours: Mon-Fri 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Sat 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Sun 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Black Swan Yoga offers a unique and refreshing approach to fitness. Their 90-degree heated yoga classes are offered by donation (recommended $10-20), so everyone can access their studio. They offer a variety of classes for all experience levels, so you’re sure to find a class that suits you.

5. Lifetime Fitness

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Address: 907 W 5th Street

Hours: Mon-Fri 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Sat-Sun 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Looking for a luxury fitness experience? Lifetime is the place for you. With upscale fitness equipment, dynamic classes, and expert instructors available, you’re sure to get a great workout in. This country club inspired gym also features a variety of events, sports and group training.

6. Free People Movement

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Address: 2424 Guadalupe Street

Hours: Mon-Sat 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Sun 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Located right next to campus, FP Movement offers a multitude of fun classes, including yoga, pilates, sculpt & tone, HIIT and dance. With the first class free, you can see if FP will be the new workout place for you. And, after you’ve finished your class, you can shop the Free People Movement athletic wear line for your next workout outfit.

We hope this article helped you pick your next workout place to try out. If you have any questions or want to learn more about Rambler, contact our leasing staff!

Allie Womack | Rambler Leasing and Marketing Assistant


Allie is a Leasing & Marketing Assistant for Rambler. She is a junior at the University of Texas, majoring in Corporate Communications, with a minor in Business.

October 19, 2022

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