When Seattleites are not sailing on the Sound, swimming the lakes, or hiking the Cascades, they’re cross-training in one of their many gyms. While gay Seattle does not have any specific LGBTQ gyms, most recognized chain gyms in the city are gay-friendly. Below are the three most popular in the city’s gay community, as well as the best place to grab a relaxing massage.
Seattle gay-friendly gyms
24 Hour Fitness Downtown attracts the largest population of gay gym goers in the city. The massive, three-floor complex has multiples of every machine and equipment set-up. Make sure to relax in the steam, sauna, and whirlpool after working up a sweat.
In Capitol Hill, Anytime Fitness attracts users to an easy-going gym with an upbeat atmosphere and excellent customer service. The gym has a simple layout but still contains everything you need to keep up with your regimented routine.
Improve your form and book a personal trainer while visiting Flex Training Gym on Capitol Hill. The gym is small but with private training, you’ll have all the equipment to yourself, with your kind, movitivating, and handsome trainer.
Spas in Seattle
Locals rave about massages at Massage Works in Belltown. The deep tissue massage is the perfect way to release tensions from travel and finally relax.
Banya 5 is a co-ed spa that deploys techniques from Turkish hammams, Russian banyas, Finnish saunas, and Japanese bath houses. It's a great venue to visit on chilly, rainy days, going from steam, to sauna, to cold plunge pool.