Have you kept your New Years Resolution of maintaining a healthier lifestyle? Maybe you need a little convenience to get you sweating, we sure do! Here’s a list 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 if being at a gym is your thing. All you have to do is find the gym closet to you and sign up- most offer a free day or week! Let us know if we can add a gym to the list that you know has childcare. Also, check out Pearachute as they offer drop-in’s at a few gyms and studios with childcare.
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.
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. With tumbling, art, obstacle courses, and plenty of inspired programming, it’s a pint-sized haven of well-being.
When you include your kids on your acac membership, they have an all-access pass to active fun in the 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.
Life Time Athletic Fitness
A family oriented environment where 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, birthday parties and camps for children!
The St. James
Members can take advantage of up to three hours of complimentary childcare each day. Children are actively engaged in free play time as well as supervised educational programming.
Childcare begins at 4 months and goes up to 11 years old. The childcare hours vary but is available 7 days a week.
Rock Creek Sports Club
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 for up to 2 hours, 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.
Sport & Health
The mission is to provide quality gyms with child care in a safe, sanitary, and welcoming environment while you enjoy the full benefits of the workout facility. Hours are listed on the individual health club pages. Childcare starts at 3 months and some locations with a separate area for infants and older children. Most are complete with cribs, swings and toys. They recommend calling 24 hours ahead of time to reserve a spot. Locations that offer childcare: Bethesda, North Bethesda, Northwest, Old Town, Tysons, Capitol Hill, McLean, Lakeforest & Worldgate
Washington Sports Club
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, a hotel member or member paying per hour. The area is large and has very nice indoor play equipment and toys.
The Women’s Club
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.
It’s easy to get your me-time in at the gym with our supervised Child’s Play area, a fun place for your little ones to hang out while you work out. Activities and games are ready to keep them occupied, with morning and evening hours available, all for a small fee in addition to your monthly membership.
YMCA Anthony Bowen
As a service to valued members, YMCA Anthony Bowen Child Watch/Cool Kids Club programs provide positive and fun on-site childcare during your visit to the facility for a maximum of 2 hours per day. Parents must remain in the building while their children are in the Child Watch or Cool Kids Club programs. See other YMCA locations here.