I would almost call this a nice hidden gym in downtown Ottawa. It is centrally located on Elgin Street and easy to get into but it's never too busy that you have to wait for cardio machines. The staff are friendly, laid back and not pushy. The trainers and most of the clientele are respectful and don't present themselves as over the top gym rats. This place is clean, affordable and a nice... more
The gym is a new thing for me and I'm not one for treadmills. That said, I've been working from home a lot recently and felt I needed something to help me get moving even when the weather is yucky outside.
Elgin Fitness was a great choice for me because I don't feel any pressure from staff or members and there isn't a big financial strain. I was given a day pass to try out the gym before... more
Elgin Fitness is the ideal community gym. It is owner operated, well equipped and doesn't suffer from the endless annoyances of larger chain gyms. Honestly the only downsides I can think of are: parking, if you can't walk to the gym you're stuck looking for street parking and I wish they opened earlier than 8am on weekends.
I've gone to many different gyms in different cities. I've never once... more