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Top 10 Gyms in NYC Rental Buildings

Why shell out for a fitness center membership on top of your rent, when you can have both in an all-inclusive package? Swap your blocks-long walk to the gym for an elevator ride to an in-house sports club at any of CityRealty’s Top 10 picks for New York City’s best gyms in rental buildings.

#1 - The Copper, 626 First Avenue

No fee rental in Murray Hill

The Copper Tone is a fitness center spread across the two-story skybridge between the tilted towers, which overlooks the East River and the city skyline. Perks include a 75-foot pool, juice and health bar, private spa and treatment rooms, yoga and Pilates studios, and personal training available on request.

#2 - 1 Jackson Park, 28-40 Jackson Avenue

No fee rental in Long Island City

The five-story amenity building at Long Island City’s high-rise rental complex contains an expansive workout hall, indoor and outdoor pools, full-size basketball, volleyball, and squash courts, massage rooms, and studios for yoga, Pilates and group fitness studios.

#3 - 1 QPS Tower, 42-20 24th Street

No fee rental in Long Island City

The incredible, cavernous gym in one of Long Island City’s premier rental buildings boasts nearly 50-foot-high ceilings, a 42-foot-tall rock climbing wall, and a four-story, Midtown-facing panorama window that will rouse you to return for repeat workouts time after time.

Managed by Stonehenge NYC

#4 - Instrata at Mercedes House, 554 West 54th Street

No fee rental in Midtown West

The 30,000-square-foot sports center at the zig-zagging ziggurat provides a basketball and tennis courts, spin studios, indoor and outdoor pools, and a spa.

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Managed by Bozzuto Management

#5 - Linc LIC, 43-10 Crescent Street

No fee rental in Long Island City

The large gym at Linc LIC comes with two floors of workout equipment, a double-height atrium, basketball and squash courts, and a sunlit yoga studio that looks out to the Long Island City skyline.

Managed by Rockrose

#6 - The Olivia, 315 West 33rd Street

No fee rental in Midtown West

The extensive fitness center atop the 33-story high-rise in Midtown South lets residents run the treadmill while enjoying unobstructed south-facing panoramas that span Downtown Brooklyn, Lower Manhattan, and Jersey City.

#7 - 70 Pine Street

No fee rental in Financial District

Downtown’s Art Deco masterpiece and former world’s third-tallest building, converted to luxury rentals in 2016, provides the 21,000-square-foot LA PALESTRA Fitness and Wellness Center stocked with diverse workout equipment, a dedicated pilates and yoga studio, and massage and treatment rooms.


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2 Beds Starting At
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Managed by Rose Associates

#8 - Normandie Court, 215 East 95th Street

No fee rental in Yorkville

The large gym sits atop the massive skyscraper, where workout equipment and a sizable swimming pool sit beneath a sunlit atrium with broad views of the Upper East Side skyline.

#9 - The Eugene, 435 West 31st Street

Rental in Midtown West

The LA PALESTRA Wellness & Fitness Center at the tallest and largest rental building in the Hudson Yards neighborhood sports a two-story rock climbing wall, a full-size basketball court, and a wide array of workout equipment.

Managed by Manhattan West

#10 - The Continental, 885 Sixth Avenue

No fee rental in Midtown West

The tall-ceiled fitness center at the 48-story high-rise overlooks the lively streets of Midtown South and the non-stop bustle at Herald Square through floor-to-ceiling windows.