12 Workout Spots to Work Up a Sweat in WNY

Fitness, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle


Written by Kelsie Engert

Published on January 13, 2022
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It’s the middle of January, and you all know what that means, you either already gave up on your New Year’s resolutions or you know it’s time to actually get on those healthy lifestyle resolutions of yours and hit the gym. It’s never too late to start looking for a fitness center if you’ve been slacking thus far. Buffalo is booming with fun workout spots including gyms, fitness clubs and studios to get you in gear for 2022. These gyms are worth checking out for your fresh new start to a happier and healthier you!


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1. Barre Centric

Barre Centric’s three locations offers the same blend of ballet barre with fun choreography and motivating classroom instruction.

2. Black Belt Body Gym

3527 Harlem Rd. Cheektowaga / More Info

This personal training-only gym, holds classes focused on working towards a better mind, body, and soul. To learn more, check out our article How Black Belt Body Can Help You Achieve Your New Year’s Fitness Goals.

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3. Central Rock Gym

55 Chicago St. Buffalo / More Info 

Central Rock Gym is a rock climbing, yoga, and fitness facility for all ages offering memberships, group classes, and private individual instruction. To learn more, check out our article Now Open: Central Rock Gym Offers Daily Rock Climbing Passes.


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4. Jada Blitz 

4687 Transit Rd. Williamsville / More Info

Jada Blitz offers various membership levels, group exercise programs, technology infused training, child care, sauna, massage, spray tanning, physical therapy, and nutritional coaching.

5. RockPile Athletics

1235 Main St. Buffalo / More Info

RockPile is a crossfit and bootcamp gym offering classes for all types of athletes. The facility also has an open gym supervised by professional coaches. 

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6. [Sweat] Society

1382 Hertel Ave. Buffalo/ More Info

Sweat Society combines pace, punch and power in their boxing and high intensity interval training classes which take your workout to the next level. To learn more, check out our article New: [Sweat] Society is Bringing a New Fitness Lifestyle Experience to Hertel.

7. Synergy Fitness

6045 Transit Rd. East Amherst, NY 14051 / More Info

Synergy Fitness develops customized psychological, nutritional, kinetics, and recovery fitness and wellness plans for individuals, while offering private and group training.


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8. The Barre Studio

350 Union St. Hamburg / More Info

This adorable studio located in the Village of Hamburg, makes for a personable and intimate barre experience. 

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9. The Warrior Factory

4691 Transit Rd. Williamsville / More Info

This fitness facility inspired by “American Ninja Warrior” offers programs, leagues, camps, team building events and memberships for kids and adults looking to find their inner warrior through intense obstacle courses.

10. Hybrid Performance

9648 Transit Rd. Suite 700 East Amherst / More Info

Hybrid Performance brings together both, large group high intensity training (HIIT) as well as small group Strength Training. Learn more about the classes offered in our article, 10 Reasons to Check Out Hybrid Performance.

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11. Jewish Community Center

The Jewish Community Center is a family-friendly center accepting members of all different fitness levels. They have 100+ group exercise classes to choose from, including everything from yoga and pilates to BodyPump and Zumba to Tai Chi to outdoor spin classes and more.

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12. Level Red Boxing

5933 Main St. Williamsville / More Info

Take a swing at boxing by joining Level red Boxing. Here you’ll find boxing inspired group fitness infused with kettle bell strength movements and core conditioning. Every class is a full body workout. Learn more about Level Red Boxing in our article, What To Expect For Your First Time At Level Red Boxing.

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This post was originally published in 2020 and has been updated.

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