Thu Jan 5 2006
Save $100 off $600 initiation fee. Monthly membership is $150, plus initiation.
332 W 13th St between Hudson St and Eighth Ave (212-929-1640, www.aerospacenyc.com).
American Health and Fitness Alliance
Fitness passbook (600 passes valid for 175 gyms) $69, yoga passbook (325 passes for 120 studios) $75. Buy both books and save $10.
Locations throughout the city (212-808-0765, www.health-fitness.org).
Get 11 30-minute training sessions for $300 (the regular price for ten sessions). Monthly membership is $35.
646 W 131st St between Broadway and Twelfth Ave (212-281-6412, www.arcathletics.com).
During the first three weeks of January, attend a free Achieve Your Resolutions workshop; see website for schedule. Mention this article when signing up for a one-year membership and receive one month free. Annual membership is $1,000; monthly membership $89, plus $200 initiation fee.
555 E 90th St at York Ave (212-369-8890, www.asphaltgreen.org).
Bio Fitness Center
Save on an hour-long Swedish or deep-tissue massage, $75 (regularly $90 or $110). Annual membership $1,350; six months $790; three months $450; $170 monthly.
244 E 84th St, between Second and Third Aves, fifth floor, (212-585-4245).
No initiation fee (regularly $199); monthly membership is $59.
348 Court St at Union St, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn (718-935-0088, www.bodyelitegym.com).
Purchase a package of five mat classes for $100 (normally $125) at this Pilates studio for women. Bring a friend to a Tuesday-evening session and her first class is free.
114 W 14th St between Sixth and Seventh Aves, second floor (212-633-1233, www.thecentered.com).
Church Street Boxing
Sign up for a one-year membership and get one month free. Memberships, which include unlimited instruction, are $145 per month.
25 Park Pl between Broadway and Church St (212-571-1333, www.nyboxinggym.com).
City of New York Parks & Recreation
Free trial workouts (one per person) January 9--14 10am--4pm, at 22 recreation centers citywide. Yearlong memberships for adults are $50--75, $10 for seniors and free for youth under age 18.
Go to nycgovparks.org and click on recreation centers, or call 311.
Write a $50 donation check to the Red Cross and receive $200 off the $525 initiation fee. Membership includes five private training or Pilates sessions. Monthly membership is $140, plus initiation fee.
25 W 14th St between Fifth and Sixth Aves (212-206-9200, www.insideclay.com).
New classes include Stiletto Strength, Winter Boarding, Naptime, Ballroom Blitz and Crumpin' & Clownin'. Regular membership rates range from $69 monthly and from $649 yearly.
Locations throughout the city (888-2CRUNCH, www.crunch.com).
Specials include a free one-on-one personal training session with no obligation; people who join save 50 percent on $75 registration fee. Others can use a one-week free trial and join for full registration. Monthly rates $39--$59.
Locations throughout the city (www.curves.com).
David Barton Gym
Upper East Side: Get $300 off enrollment (regularly $500). Basic membership: $175 per month, plus enrollment. Training membership: Cost varies per month, plus enrollment.
30 E 85th St between Fifth and Madison Aves (212-517-7577, davidbartongym.com).
Chelsea: Free enrollment (regularly $250), plus $105 per month.
215 W 23rd St between Seventh and Eighth Aves (212-414-2022, davidbartongym.com).
No initiation fee plus one month free if yearly membership is paid in full. Monthly membership $95; annual membership $1,040.
301 E 57th St between First and Second Aves (212-688-5280, www.excelsiorathleticclub.com).
Annual membership costs $1,600 to $2,400.
Locations throughout Manhattan and in Brooklyn Heights. For January specials, call 212-774-6300 or go to equinoxfitness.com.
Purchase any 60-minute spa therapy and receive three free yoga or Core Fusion classes. Book by January 31; free classes expire February 15.
* 150 Central Park South between Sixth and Seventh Aves (212-561-7400, www.exhalespa.com)
* 980 Madison Ave between 76th and 77th Sts (212-561-6400, www.exhalespa.com).
14th Street Y
Specials include membership for adults 18--64 ($75 initiation, plus $624 annual fee); students ($45 initiation, plus $456 annual fee); seniors 65 and over ($45 initiation, plus $336 annual fee); family and teen memberships are also available. Visit the membership desk for a free one-week trial, including fitness classes and access to the pool and fitness center.
344 E 14th St between First and Second Aves (212-780-0800, 14streety.org).
Buy a one-year membership at $840 and get three additional months free. Monthly membership $70; single visit $15; one-hour training sessions from $25.
83 Front St between Main and Washington Sts, Dumbo, Brooklyn (718-797-2872, www.gleasonsgym.net).
Grasshopper Pilates Downtown
New clients buy ten sessions (private Pilates or mat classes) and get one free.
116 Franklin St between West Broadway and Church St (212-431-5225, www.grasshopperpilates.com).
Prospective members can try a free week trial and half-hour massage; join and the $395 initiation fee will be waived ($1,050--$1,553 annually, $96--$154 monthly).
Gravity at Le Parker Meridien, 119 W 56th St between Sixth and Seventh Aves (212-708-7340, www.parkermeridien.com/gravity).
Join and save $100 off the processing fee, plus receive a fitness assessment, two coaching sessions, a Pilates session and a 15-minute session with a dietician. Annual membership is $1,375, plus $225 processing fee; monthly membership $125, plus $275 processing fee with no annual contract.
11 E 26th St between Fifth and Madison Aves (212-889-3003, www.thegym.com).
Harlem Tae Kwan Do
Through January 15, a monthlong trial is $60, including uniform. Also, a two-for-one monthlong trial special is $150, or get a 10 percent discount off of a one-month trial (regularly $150); call for expiration dates.
236 W 116th St between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd (Seventh Ave) and Frederick Douglass Blvd (Eighth Ave) (347-624-5546, www.harlemtkd.com).
John Street Fitness
New members take 50 percent off $249 initiation fee and can get a free massage or personal training session with a paid one-year membership ($999). New Year's Jump Start four-week, eight-week and 12-week programs are 10 percent off for new members (regular prices $499--$5,900).
80 John St at Gold St (212-248-3030, www.johnstreetfitness.com).
Mid City Gym
Pay for one year and the initiation fee will be waived. An annual membership is $399; a monthly membership goes for $49, plus $79 initiation fee; and a daily pass costs $15.
244 W 49th St between Broadway and Eighth Ave (212-582-8924, www.midcitygym.com).
No registration fee (regularly $195) this month; annual membership is $1,125; monthly membership is $83 with no commitment.
482 W 43rd St between Ninth and Tenth Aves (212-563-7001, www.mphc.com).
New York Health & Racquet Club
Join any NYHRC for $99 a month with no commitment. The initiation fee is $49--$149. The newest Manhattan location, at 62 Cooper Square, features a rock-climbing/bouldering wall.
Nine Manhattan locations (800-472-2378, www.nyhrc.com).
New York Sports Clubs
Pay an initiation fee of $20.06 for a one-year-commitment membership, regularly $199.
Locations throughout the city (800-301-1231, www.mysportsclubs.com).
92nd Street Y
During open house at the health club on Wednesday 11 (5--9:30pm), sign up for an annual membership and pay $925 (regularly $1,225). The evening will also feature free sports activities, sample classes, health screenings and spa treatments.
1395 Lexington Ave between 91st and 92nd Sts (212-415-5701, www.92Y.org/fitness).
Take 10 to 20 percent off personal training packages with the purchase of a discounted annual membership (pay $1,200 in full (regularly $1,500) and receive a 13th month free; otherwise a monthly membership is $125; a no-contract membership is $150 monthly). Personal training $110 per session; 10 sessions $900; 20 sessions $1,615; 35 sessions $2,520.
54 W 21st St between Fifth and Sixth Aves, eighth floor (212-229-3670, www.peakperformancenyc.com).
Get one additional month free when you sign up for a one-year membership ($1,100, including initiation). Buy an eight-week training package and get a year's membership free. Monthly membership is $90, plus $150 initiation fee. Group, student and senior discounts are available.
127 W 25th St between Sixth and Seventh Aves, fourth floor (212-206-7011, www.phoenixfitnessnyc.com).
Printing House Fitness and Racquet Club
A complimentary five-day workout pass is offered all month. Three months free with paid-in-full annual membership ($1,104). Family & Friends special: With a new membership, add someone to your membership for a year at half the regular cost.
421 Hudson St at Leroy St (212-243-7600, www.phfrc.com).
Programs include the 30-day Immediate Results Package, $550, including unlimited mat sessions, one weekly private session and a consultation with a dietician. The six-month Real Resolution Package, $2,200, includes a weekly mat session, a weekly private session and a consultation with a dietician.
Prices good at Tribeca studio only, 177 Duane St between Greenwich and Hudson Sts (212-625-0777; for other Manhattan locations, go to www.realpilatesnyc.com).
Reebok Sports Club/NY
New members can take advantage of the six-step "reSOLUTION" program, which includes three private training sessions, a group yoga class and tae bo class, a Pilates session, and an hour-long diet, nutrition and exercise consultation. The initiation fee is $1,200, plus $188 monthly; call for January rates for new members.
160 Columbus Ave at 67th St (212-362-6800, www.thesportsclubla.com).
Sheila Kelley's S Factor New York
Kelley will be on site this month to teach three S Factor classes—inspired by striptease and pole dancing—before the studio's official opening in February. An eight-week session is $480; classes are $40 each.
239 W 23rd St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, third floor (on second floor until Feb 27 (212-989-8030, email@example.com, www.sfactor.com).
The Sports Center at Chelsea Piers
Save $100 on the initiation fee for basic rates (regular fee $450, plus $154 monthly dues). The new "Fitness Protection" training program is $1,100 annually or $93 per month.
Pier 60, 23rd St at Twelfth Ave (212-336-6000, www.chelseapiers.com/sc).
The Sports Club/LA
New members can take advantage of the six-step "reSOLUTION" program; see Reebok Sports Club/NY listing for description. The UES location is offering ten new classes, including Splash Poolates and a mini-trampoline workout; the initiation fee is $700, plus $150 monthly. At Rockefeller Center, the fee is $400, plus $150 monthly. Call for for January rates for new members.
* 330 E 61st St between First and Second Aves (212-355-5100, www.thesportsclubla.com)
* 5 Rockefeller Center between 50th and 51st Sts, third floor (212-218-8600, www.thesportsclubla.com).
Sign up for a one-year membership (regularly $699) and save $50, plus receive a one-month gift-card pass for a friend. Monthly membership $59, plus $59 initiation fee.
146 W 23rd St between Sixth and Seventh Aves (212-352-9876, www.steelgym.com).
Velocity Sports Performance
Get 10 percent off all group training packages. Membership is $900 for 24 training sessions, $350 per month for unlimited sessions and $100 per hour for high-level personal training.
133 E 58th St between Park and Lexington Aves, sixth floor (212-593-3278, www.velocitysp.com/nyc).
In preparation for its April launch, the club will waive its $100 initiation fee. Members who join this month will pay $60 monthly, $80 as of April.
66 Huron St between Franklin and West Sts, Greenpoint, Brooklyn (no phone yet; www.verbfitness.com).
Waterside Swim & Health Club
Receive a free day pass by mentioning this article. An annual membership is $595.
35 Waterside Plaza, E 26th St at the East River (212-340-4225, www.watersideplaza.com).
Through February 26, join and receive a $150 gift card good for YMCA programs and services (restrictions apply). Visitors will be able to try the YMCA for free during three open houses at 18 membership branches throughout the five boroughs: Jan 14 10am--4pm; Feb 1 5--10pm and Feb 18 10am--4pm.
Locations throughout the city (212-630-9600, www.ymcanyc.org).
Bring this article for an $85 package that includes 30 days of unlimited yoga classes at all locations, plus a mat and consultation. The Exclusive Beginner's Package includes the above, plus two private yoga sessions with an instructor for $250.
Four Manhattan locations (212-769-9642, yogaworks.com/newyork).
Specials are good throughout the month of January, except where noted.