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Best Family Fitness Centers in Southeast Michigan

Where can you find the best workout and active sport fun in 2014 for parents and kids? Try these venues in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

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Lifetime Fitness Commerce Township

  • Address: 2901 Commerce Crossing Blvd., Commerce Township
  • Phone: 248-960-0955
  • Hours: 24/7
  • Cost: Various options, including monthly or annual payment plans
  • Amenities: Gym, swimming pool, classes, rock climbing, Pilates studio, basketball courts, racquetball courts, Life Cafe, Life Spa

Whether you seek a personal trainer, a place for your kids to work out or a high-intensity group fitness class, this Lifetime has a little bit of everything. Plus, as with many of their other locations, this one is open daily, at all hours.

Lifetime Fitness Macomb in Shelby Township

  • Address: 14843 Lakeside Blvd., Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-532-1300
  • Hours: 24/7; hours vary for certain amenities
  • Cost: Various options, including monthly or annual payment plans
  • Amenities: Gym, swimming pool, classes, child care, spa, cafe, waterslides, rock climbing wall

Visit this gym for free and take a tour to see if the facilities are right for your family. It offers basketball courts, a rock-climbing wall, racquetball courts, indoor and outdoor swimming, cardio equipment, free weights, cycle studios and fitness studios. There is surely something for everyone – not to mention, you can workout day and night.

Lifetime Fitness Novi

  • Address: 40000 High Pointe Blvd., Novi
  • Phone: 248-735-0100
  • Hours: 24/7
  • Cost: Various options, including monthly or annual payment plans
  • Amenities: Gym, swimming pool, classes, Life Cafe, Life Spa, swimming lessons, child care center, triathlon coaching, personal training, cycling classes

This all-inclusive club features free lockers and towels, extensive classes and, of course, lets you work out any time of day. Looking to lift weights at 2 a.m.? You can do that here! No long-term contracts.

Lifetime Fitness Rochester Hills

  • Address: 200 W. Avon Road, Rochester Hills
  • Phone: 248-601-9400
  • Hours: 24/7
  • Cost: Various options, including monthly or annual payment plans
  • Amenities: Gym, swimming pool, classes, cycling classes, rock climbing wall, Life Spa, Life Cafe, child care

This facility also has personal trainers, fitness programs for kids and various group fitness class options for parents, along with gym equipment.

Lifetime Fitness Troy

  • Address: 4700 Investment Drive, Troy
  • Phone: 248-267-1000
  • Hours: 24/7
  • Cost: Various options, including monthly or annual payment plans
  • Amenities: Gym, swimming pool, classes

This Lifetime's family options let children try new activities or get involved in kids' sport and fitness classes. You'll find many of the chain's hallmarks here, including programs for all ages, personal trainers and healthy food options.

Livonia Family YMCA

  • Address: 14255 Stark Road, Livonia
  • Phone: 734-261-2161
  • Hours: 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 5:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
  • Cost: Rates vary; contact the branch for details
  • Amenities: Gym, swimming pool, classes, sports teams, child care, racquetball, tennis, basketball

This has a gym, swimming pool, tennis and racquetball and a variety of classes for parents and kids alike. Youth options include several sports (from basketball and T-ball to soccer and volleyball), dance, martial arts and Girls on the Run (ages 8-13).

Livonia Recreation Center

  • Address: 15100 Hubbard St., Livonia
  • Phone: 734-466-2900
  • Hours: 5 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: Call for pricing information
  • Amenities: Gym, swimming pool, classes, sports teams, child care

Your kids will love the variety of activities offered at this community center. They can lounge on the lazy river or get their adrenaline pumping on the rock-climbing wall. Find plenty of fun fitness class offerings, too.

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