Have you kept your New Years Resolution of shedding some pounds? Or have you already thrown in the towel two months in (like us)? Maybe you need a little convenience to get you sweating. Here’s a list we’ve compiled of area gyms and studios that will take care of your Bambinos so you don’t have to worry about them climbing on your back while you do a downward dog. This list should help you achieve your healthy goals this year. All you have to do is find the gym closet to you and sign up! Let us know if we can add a gym to the list that you know has childcare.
(1000 Wisconsin Ave NW Suite G-100 Washington, DC 20007)
(4900 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 105 Washington, DC 20016)
(1832 14th Street NW Washington, DC 20009)
(701 2nd St NE Washington, District of Columbia 20002)
(Bethesda location coming soon)
It’s easy to fit exercise into your life when you can bring the kids. Minors under 18 years of age are welcome. If minors are on the premises while guardians are in class, you must purchase a play lounge package. Reservations are highly recommended. Please reserve under your name and not your child’s name.
(4905 Elm Street Bethesda, MD 20814)
This is a luxurious gym with many amenities. The Kids’ Club is the ideal place to drop your tots while you work out. The space is bright and inviting. It is available to children ages three months and older. Appointments and drop-off services are available. Leave the little ones with us while you’re working up a sweat. With tumbling, art, obstacle courses, and plenty of inspired programming, it’s a pint-sized haven of well-being.
(20500 Seneca Meadows Parkway Germantown, MD 20876)
When you include your kids on your acac membership, they have an all-access pass to active fun in the acac Kids Zone. The mission of the acac Kids Zone is to keep children physically and emotionally safe, while facilitating an engaging, clean, healthy, and kid-friendly environment of fun, age-appropriate activities and social behavior. Kids Zone Child Care is available for children ages 6 weeks through 12 years. Parents must remain on acac grounds. To view full Kids Zone policies, click here.
(8616 Cameron St. Silver Spring, MD 20910)
Thanks to reader, Amy for letting us know LA Fitness has childcare.
Life Time Athletic Fitness-
(1151 Seven Locks Road Rockville, MD 20854)
(9602 Main Street Fairfax, VA 22031)
(1757 Business Center Drive Reston, VA 20190)
(7220 Lee DeForest Dr. Columbia, MD 21046)
(5900 Trinity Parkway Centreville, VA 20120)
(44610 Prentice Drive Sterling, VA 20166)
A family oriented environment. The Kids program encourages healthy activities and playing for for child. Available for children ages 3 months to 11 years old. They also offer classes for children.
(2377 South Dove Street, Alexandria, VA 22314)
Local Motion offers yoga, Pilates, pregnancy, barre and more. Your child can explore and play in the childcare room at Local Motion Studio while you get the time you need to take care of yourself! The room is clean and bright, and is staffed by qualified, nurturing professionals. There is no television, and the room is set up with a preschool setting in mind. There are safe places for babies, and all toys are safe for all ages. Children welcome ages 6 months and up. Have a child younger? Contact the studio to discuss.
(1724 California St. NW, Washington, DC 20009)
Childcare begins at 4 months and goes up to 11 years old. The childcare hours vary and is available 7 days a week.
Rock Creek Sports Club–
(8325 Grubb Rd. Silver Spring, MD. 20910)
For members, they offer a low, monthly rate so you can maintain your fitness goals by visiting the club as many times as you wish with your kids. They allow you to keep your child in the childcare room the longest; 2 hour and 30 minutes. Which allows you plenty of time to take your favorite class, workout, AND shower. Babysitting is for children ages 6 weeks to 8 years old, and reservations are not required. They also have classes for children.
Bethesda Sport and Health– (4400 Montgomery Avenue Bethesda, MD 20814)
Sport and Health: Northwest- (4001 Brandywine St NW)
Rio Sport and Health– (9811 Washingtonian Blvd. Gaithersburg, MD 20878)
The Sport and Health locations above offer childcare for children beginning at 3 months. They have some locations with a separate area for infants and older children. Most are complete with cribs, swings and toys. After getting the run around from many employees, we think we finally found a set price; a whopping $1 per child per hour. They recommend calling 24 hours ahead of time to reserve a spot.
(100 Whitemarsh Park Drive Bowie, MD 20715)
Thanks to reader, Jennifer for letting us know about Sportfit. Sport Fit is happy to offer childcare 7 days at week! The hours for each day are listed below. Please note that a Child MEMBER receives TWO free hours of childcare per day. A NON-MEMBER Child may use the childcare daily for a $4/hour fee.
(1170 22nd St NW, Washington, DC 20037)
A club within the club “For Kids Only”. 6 months to 12 years old. Reservations required 24 hours in advance. Hours vary seven days a week. Costs also vary depending on whether it’s a drop in $15/hour, hotel member $18/ hour or member paying per hour $10. The area is large and has very nice indoor play equipment and toys.
The Women’s Club-
(14175 Sullyfield Cir., Suite 100 Chantilly, VA)
Childcare is available 7 days a week with no reservations required. Put your mind at ease and enjoy quality time exercising while your children play and learn in an exciting and safe environment. Educational and creative crafts are offered daily. These activities and services are available for children 8 weeks to 12 years.
Washington Sports Club is one of the older clubs in the area and in turn has many locations, most have childcare options (see list below) for children ages 3 months-10 years old. Contact each club individually for hours and prices.
Columbia Heights– 3100 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20010
Georgetown– 3222 M Street NW, Suite 140 Washington, DC 20007
Bethesda– 10400 Old Georgetown Road Bethesda, MD 20814
South Bethesda– 6828 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD 20815
Silver Spring– 901 Wayne Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20910
Alexandria– 3654 King Street Alexandria, VA 22302
Clarendon– 2800 Clarendon Boulevard Arlington, VA 22201
Fairfax– 11001 Lee Highway Fairfax, VA 22030
West Springfield– 8430C Old Keene Mill Road West Springfield, VA 22152
(4300 King St. Alexandria, Va.22302)
Your child can rock climb, play with interactive toys and even watch videos. While you work out you can also watch your child on closed-circuit TV’s. Childcare included in membership. Locations in Falls Church, Arlington and Woodbridge as well.
YMCA Anthony Bowen–
(1325 W Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009)
With a membership comes free Child Watch for children 8 weeks-age 4. Hours vary Monday-Saturday. If your kids are older than 4 you can sign them up for Cool Kids Club for a low fee. Children may be left in both for up to 2 hours per day.
(420 East Monroe Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301)
With a membership comes free Child Watch for children 8 months-age 5. Hours vary Monday-Saturday. If your kids are older than 5 and younger than 10 you can sign them up for Kids Zone for a low fee. Children may be left in both for up to 90 minutes.