This bright and airy yoga studio is located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh on the 1st floor of the Encore Building. Most teachers come from a Vinyasa background and classes are primarily non-heated Vinyasa/Hatha styles with specific classes of: Yin, Restorative, Foundations, Meditation and m
This climbing health club devotes 10,000 square feet to bouldering. But the 30,000 square foot space has much more. Inside the space fitness fans will also find two yoga rooms and a full fitness gym.
This two-level health club is very convenient if you are staying downtown. It used to be a Gold's Gym and is currently being fully renovated. Hooray for a better workout option that is convenient to our recommended hotels. Travelers can still sweat here during the construction.
Hills, trees, and even a track for diverse running options The park is about 3 miles East of downtown and within shouting distance of the nearby universities:
* Start/Finish at the Schenley Drive entrance (parking available)
An urban street run with two bridge crossings.
* Our Start/Finish at Penn Ave. & 6th St. is a block away from the Renaissance hotel
* Most hotels are located within a mile of this start point
* Follow Penn Ave. East for two miles
We never know whether to list kayaking in our "Work Out" section or "Go Play", so we end up placing it under both tabs. Kayaking can be either a grueling power session to build up those forearms and shoulders or a relaxing float beneath the city's skyline.
In the mood for a workout, but looking to do something out of the ordinary jog or health club routine? Look no further than rock climbing. The Climbing Wall is an indoor facility that will test your arm and grip strength and flexibility.
In terms of vibe, this Lawrenceville District studio is pretty laid back and upscale for a Bikram studio. Look for the entrance at the side of the building that is on Penn across from the statue. Happily, there should be plenty of parking.
Roadies, throw away the clipless pedals and cleats for a day and try out a mountain bike at this fun-filled downhill trail park. Multiple trails are offered in varying degrees of difficulty. Regardless of what route you choose, all will make you smile and sweat!
Fun group of walkers and runners who head out on an organized weekly jaunt in downtown Pittsburgh. Varying abilities so don't be intimidated: walkers, slow joggers and 7-minute/mile runners. Click through to their website to find the next start location.
Whether you’re practicing yoga to improve muscle tone, relieve stress, or increase flexibility, Amazing Yoga's power yoga is a nice option for athletic-minded travelers. Classes are 60-90 minutes long, maintain 90-degree heat, and run throughout the week.
This is a "Signature Club" meaning it has more amenities and athletic-minded traveler fun! While all the cardio and strength options are on deck, the club also boasts basketball and racquetball courts.
Hooray for pools. This Club One boasts both an indoor AND outdoor pool. While LA Fitness is nearby, the pool here is much better for those in search of a lap swim workout. Other perks include free onsite parking, sauna and group fitness classes.
This club opens its doors to athletic-minded travelers by offering day passes, week passes, and drop-in class passes. Travelers seeking a heart pumping session or strength workout have plenty of options. Locker rooms are equipped with shampoo and there is towel service.
This outdoor, public swimming pool is located 4 minutes from downtown, just across the river. It is about a 15 minute walk from some of our recommended hotels.
This seasonal pool is open mid June through Labor Day. A day pass is $5.00. The pool is NOT heated.
This boutique style fitness studio is located on Pittsburgh's North Shore and a block away from PNC Park. It offers indoor cycling, power yoga and fusion classes.