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At National Fitness Center, we’re committed to providing you with clean, comfortable, state-of-the-art facilities operated by courteous, knowledgeable staff. We pride ourselves on exceptional service, quality equipment, and engaging programs in a family-oriented environment all at a fair price.

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INDOOR TRACK & Functional Training Area

Get in a walk, jog, or run year-round at our indoor track. Walking and running are the perfect addition to any weight loss program as they activate your metabolism and burn calories. Also, you can better your performance, intensify your functional strength and build endurance in our indoor turf room.

CARDIO Theater

Catch a movie while you work out. Our Cardio Theater comes equipped with a 30-foot projection screen and surround sound to keep you entertained while working on your fitness on our state-of-art exercise bikes, treadmills, and stair climbers.

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A 30-minute full-body training session includes stations that alternate between strength and cardio. For example, one station may be set up with selectorized weights while the next is a form of aerobics.

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Get in on this high-velocity game at our indoor court. Play solo, compete with a partner, or get together in teams. Racquetball Courts can also be used to play Handball or Wallyball.


Tip-off a game with friends on our half-court, NBA-style playing surface or go solo to practice your free throws, layups, and jump shots.


Intense workout? Long workday? Treat yourself to our coed spa-like amenities. Bask in the warmth of our dry sauna or steam room and feel the tension dissolve away.

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Before heading home from your workout, stop by our HydroMassage bed to relax and cool down. The temperature-controlled water massage increases your circulation and relieves muscular tension, soreness, and stiffness giving you the benefits of water without having to get in it.

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Safeguard your belongings in our private men’s and women’s locker rooms and when you’re done with your workout, get refreshed in our clean, well-maintained shower facilities.

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Whether you need a pick-me-up before, during, or after your workout, we have your nutritional needs covered. Our smoothie bar is stocked with snacks, smoothies, energy drinks, and more to keep you hydrated and well-fueled.

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Get your tan on all year long in a clean and controlled environment. Our gym offers tanning beds for your comfort and convenience.

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Find your favorite gym essentials right here. From activewear and gym bags to accessories and supplements, we’ll have you looking and feeling healthy, both inside and out.

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From free weights and single-station, plate-loaded, and selectorized weight machines to exercise bikes, stair climbers, treadmills, and ellipticals, we offer a range of equipment for all your strength and cardio needs


It’s accurate, it’s contactless, and it only takes seconds. A Styku 3D body scan calculates millions of measurements, so you can set more informed fitness goals. Weight scales can mislead you into thinking you’re not making progress, but regular scans allow you to watch your body transform on every level.

Cycle room

Indoor cycling is a high-intensity exercise on a stationary bike. It combines cardio and endurance in a calorie-crunching session!
Not only is it fantastic for giving you healthy cardiovascular gains, but it’s great at toning and targeting your quads, hamstrings, glutes, calves, and core.

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Ladies Only Gym

We offer a private exercise space reserved just for women. This non-coed area includes a full-circuit training course, cardio training, stability balls, and dumbbells.