Gyms with Pools
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Does LA Fitness have a pool?

It's a question we hear all the time about this popular fitness chain. Pool enthusiasts need to know!
Written by
Melissa B
Published on
March 13, 2024

Does LA Fitness have a pool?

Ready to make a splash?

Swimming pools aren't just for lazy summer days. They offer everything from intense muscle-strengthening sessions to a tranquil oasis for relaxation. You're in good company: thousands of people out there recognize all the advantages of swimming—especially when it comes to fitness.

Let us paint this amazing gym combo for ya: 

  • Recovery: Unwind and cool off after a vigorous workout.
  • Training: Perfect your stroke, swim for endurance, or gear up for competitive events.
  • Recreation: With pools designed for both youngsters and adults, they're the perfect spot for family fun and bonding.

At, we provide a comprehensive guide to the best pool facilities across the nation. No matter how you use the pool and aqua amenities we've got you covered. Dive in with us!

So what about LA Fitness?

WOW! LA Fitness leads the way by our count—a stunning 93% of their gyms have a pool. This gym chain has the most amount of pools in the nation.

Where can I swim at LA Fitness?

With 466 total LA Fitness locations in the United States, we count 434 of them having a pool! 

This gym chain accounts for about 40% of all pools we're tracking in the country!

Truly a stunning amount, as you'll find LA Fitness in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas and more! Literally across the whole country, so those looking to combine their workouts with a pool will likely have LA Fitness on their list. 

Are the pools free for their members?

It definitely is. Your ability to use the pool at your LA Fitness gym of choice is included in your overall membership package. Whatever your monthly membership cost is, it covers unlimited use of amenities, including the pool. 

For example—the pool, sauna, weight training, cardio and more, can all be used in a single day. Got a huge jolt of energy? Its not out of the question to use all of the above in a single day, especially if you're using the pool to cool down post-workout.

Whether you're using the pool for leisurely dips, or intense all-around-body swimming workouts, LA Fitness gives you those options—all within the same monthly membership cost.

Picture of a standard pool at LA Fitness. Pretty stunning that 93% of their locations have one! Over 400+ nationwide, so one is likely nearby to you.
What else do I need to know about the pools at LA Fitness?

Most of the pools at LA Fitness are indoors, meaning all-year-round swimming/aqua workouts! There are a few outdoor ones though, too. 

Their pools are setup with different lanes, great for workouts where you can swim laps.

Typically, their pools are next to the whirlpool and/or hot tubs. Makes sense as these aqua amenities are used often at the same time, plus you get easy access to your locker rooms and showers.

Some locations also feature aqua classes as part of their offering:

  • Aqua Fit - 50-minute cardio and resistance workout. Use buoyant weights to improve strength..

Check out their swimming pool club tour for more info.

Are the pools heated?

They sure are. LA Fitness has Junior Olympic sized pools, with temperatures kept at a nice 80° to 84°F.

You surely have hopped into a cold pool and felt the goosebumps atop your body! Not gonna happen at LA Fitness. Plus, a heated pool means all-year-long water workouts.

What size are the pools at LA Fitness?

Stated on their website as "Junior Olympic" sized, we see reports of them at 20m to 25m.

We see many pools at LA Fitness in light, bright, beautifully lit areas.

Are the pools indoor or outdoor at LA Fitness?

There are 466 LA Fitness locations, and 434 have a pool. Of those:

  • 6 are outdoor, mainly in Los Angeles/Southern California, and two in Texas (San Antonio and Fort Worth). Those must be awesome locations to dive in during hot, scorching days.
  • 428 are indoor, meaning across the country, LA Fitness members can swim comfortably in all types of weather. Spanning from Washington to Texas to New Jersey to Michigan.... there are simply SO many options to dive in—even during the dead cold of Winter.

Wrapping up

So, LA Fitness is probably top of your list for a pool, especially since it's likely they have a gym near you. Do know that their price point is mid-tier, around $40 and up monthly, but you'll also benefit from many other aqua amenities (steam, sauna, hot tub).

They have a mix of both indoor and outdoor options, with the former often with temps at a nice 80° to 84°F.

This gym chain literally has the most locations with a pool—434—across the country, so overall a great option gym if swimming is part of your routine!

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LA Fitness by the numbers


Total LA Fitness gyms tracked

The total amount of locations we're tracking from this fitness chain.


Gyms with a Pool

How many of those locations are confirmed to have a pool.


Percent of locations with a pool

Percentage of total gyms from this fitness chain that have a pool.

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