With all the fitness options out there, the search for ways to become a healthier version of yourself in 2024 can quickly become overwhelming. Should you try kickboxing? A spin class? Barre? Finding a fitness journey that works often requires dipping our toes in the water — which is why many local gyms and studios offer free trial classes to get you started. Here is a list of local establishments offering freebies to make your life a little easier this year.
The Town of Cary
The Town of Cary is offering all of their fitness classes for free for January in celebration of the New Year! Achieve your 2024 New Year’s resolution to live a happy, healthier life. Visit carync.gov/newyear for all the free fitness, wellness, and open gym opportunities.
9Round Fitness: Complimentary One-on-One Session
Do you only have 30 minutes to spare? With four locations scattered across the Triangle, 9Round offers members the opportunity to get a full body workout via kickboxing. You show up on your own schedule (no worrying about making a specific class time) and spend three minutes at nine training stations for a full body workout. Get your complimentary session today!
02 Fitness: Free 21-Day Trial
This is by far the longest trial period we’ve seen offered at a gym! Regardless of your location, 02 Fitness gives free access to all the equipment, amenities, and classes for a full 3-weeks — no credit card required, zero obligation.
Workout Anytime Cary: Free 1-Day Trial
Yes, it’s exactly what it sounds like — at Workout Anytime, you can work out literally anytime you want. This gym is all about convenience — you just swipe your key card and let yourself in at all hours, day or night. Get your free 1-day trial today!
Aktivate Fitness: Free Class
Located in Cary, Aktivate Fitness combines boxing, kickboxing, and strength training in one 50-minute class. Give it a try!
F45 Training: Free 7-Day Trial
With locations all over the Triangle, F45 Training offers a mix of circuit and HIIT style workouts geared towards every day movement — for exactly 45 minutes (the name doesn’t lie)! Try it for a solid week and see if it works for you!
Bucked Up Fitness: Free Day Pass
For those of you who are ready to take training up a notch, Bucked Up Fitness in Cary has got you covered with a vast array of foundational fitness staples, tried-and-true equipment for “devout iron disciples,” rare isolation machines, and much more. Get a day pass for free, and if you decide to become a member, your $69.99 one-time initiation fee will be waived.
Spenga: Free Class
With a location in Cary/Apex and a focus on cardio-strength-flexibility all in one 60-minute spin workout, Spenga is offering a free trial class for interested participants.
Cyclebar: First Ride Free
Yes, it’s exactly what it sounds like — Cyclebar offers an “inclusive and inspiring” low-impact/high-intensity indoor cycling experience for all ages and body types. Try your first ride free!
Free Barre Classes
With locations in Holly Springs and Cary, Pure Barre’s group class full-body workouts strengthen and tone your body in 50 minutes or less. Your free introductory class will introduce you to the basic movements of Pure Barre and help you discover how the technique works. Give it a try!
Fuquay-Varina residents might want to check out Neighborhood Barre — a new studio at the corner of South Main Street and Raleigh Street in downtown Fuquay. Sign up for a free class and experience a low-impact, yet highly effective workout.