The Top Gyms In Bradford To Try In 2024 | The Student Guide

The fitness industry is growing faster than ever due to the amount of Fitness influencers emerging on social media, and this year it’s time to start your fitness journey.

Bradford is the third biggest city in Yorkshire, perfectly located between Manchester and Leeds and welcoming over 14,000 students every year.

Bradford has an excellent and fun student community vibe, but also offers great gyms in different city areas for the fitness addicts (or those just wanting to join the hype).

With a personal trainer or not, pick up one of the best gyms in Bradford from our Student Guide and get started on your health journey.


1. Planet Fitness

Planet Fitness Bradford

Just a 20-minute bike ride from the city centre, Planet Fitness is one of the top gyms in town with no contract ties and flexible membership options!

Although it is not located in the town centre, it offers fantastic fitness equipment normally found in top-tier gyms, like free weights zone and modern cardio equipment.

What makes it different is the judo training classes and pole fitness, as there are not many places in the city offering these services.

Other great features are the sunbeds you can enjoy for an additional charge and the ample free parking available for all customers attending the gym.


Price: Monthly Pass from £25


2. The Curve

Girl training in The Curve Gym

This dedicated ladies-only gym provides women with a welcoming and non-judgemental environment, which can be difficult to find in other gyms.

The Curve offers an extensive catalogue of fitness classes including High-Intensity Interval Training sessions and plenty of cardio and weight equipment.

Don’t forget your stop in the steam room or the sauna after your session to relax those sore muscles!


Price: Monthly Pass from £25


3. The Pride Gym

The Pride Gym in Bradford

If you have the luck of owning a car, The Pride is one of the best gyms in Bradford for those who prefer to focus on weight lift training.

The gym is equipped with fantastic facilities: big zones of free weights and well-maintained equipment. Members have free access to the gym and the classes.

Project You is a challenge launched by the gym that welcomes males and females and promises to change their life.

If you feel that you are too lazy to go to the gym on your own this might be a great option, and it also includes nutrition and meal plans!


Price: Monthly Pass from £29


4. Flack Fitness

Flacks Fitness Spinning room

Flack Fitness is an independent family-run gym located in the north of Bradford.

The membership is one of the cheapest: From just £17.50 you have access to the gym, saunas and the great classes this gym offers including fitness, Zumba, pilates and martial arts.


Price: Monthly Pass from £17.50


5. Streamline Health and Fitness Club

Streamline Health & Fitness

With an iconic sledge strip for sprints carries and sled pull work and over 150 pieces of equipment, you won’t have to wait around for others in order to do your workout.

The gym also has a great team of personal trainers to assist you in achieving your fitness goals without any excuses.

If you are not sure, they offer a free trial to help you make the decision!


Price: Mandatory enquiry


6. Pure Gym Bradford

PureGym Bradford

If you are looking for cheap gyms in Bradford, this known brand has a gym just outside the city centre, wanting to offer its member a quieter environment with plenty of space, a step above the usual town-centre gyms.

It is open 24 hours with free parking for whenever you fancy some exercise!


Price: Monthly Pass from £17.99


7. UFC Ultimate Fitness Club

Ultimate Fitness Club

UFC Ultimate Fitness Club is a local gym in Bradford city centre for those who prefer more privacy.

The place offers plenty of dumbbells and machines for all workouts and MMA classes are included in your membership.

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Price: Mandatory enquiry


8. Better Gym Bradford

Better Gym Bradford

The gym features some of the best equipment in the market, including high-end Technogym treadmills, punchbags, Bosu Balance Balls and ViPRs, squat racks, an Olympic flat bench, Dumbbells up to 50kg in weight, and a dedicated stretch area.

Better Gym also provides dedicated ladies only fitness classes every week.

This cheap no contract gym offer memberships for just £15.95 per month, perfect for a tight budget!


Price: Monthly Pass from £17.95


9. EasyGym Bradford

easyGym Bradford

Apart from being an airline, EasyJet has expanded into the health and fitness industry with gyms all around the UK, including Bradford.

The gym located right in the heart of the city offers unlimited access to its facilities and classes apart from the REPS Level 3 personal training team.

A ladies only zone, cardio equipment and fixed-resistance and cables are just some of the reasons this fab gym made it on our Top 10 list.


Price: Monthly Pass from £17.99


10. Bodyflex Gymnasium

Bodyflex Gymnasium

BodyFlex Gymnasium is another city-centre gym in Bradford.

The no-contract no-joining fee flexibility is great if you are still not sure about exercise.

Although this is not a 24-hour gym, it is a welcoming place with great quality cardio and resistance machines, personal training sessions and free weights zones!


Price: Monthly Pass from £18.99


11. Lilley’s Fitness

Lilleys Fitness

Lilley’s Fitness is one of the best-rated gyms in Bradford, with an average of 5-star reviews.

This is the perfect place if you are interested in attending the best fitness classes in the heart of the city.

Lilley’s staff supports all clients and helps them achieve their goals, creating a lovely and friendly environment, much funnier than working out on your own!


Price: Monthly Pass from £24.99


12. HUGGYS Boxing Gym

Huggy's Boxing Gym

If you are looking for something different, this boxing gym welcomes everyone and invites them to elevate their training in a completely different way.

Classes normally consist of a cardio session, boxing training on the bags and sparring. Don’t worry if you have not tried boxing before, they’ll teach you everything!


Price: Mandatory enquiry


13. JD gyms Bradford

JD Gyms Bradford

This big brand has a great gym in Bradford city centre and normally offers plenty of discounts on its joining fee and monthly/yearly contracts.

The facilities catalogue includes a sled track, a ladies-only area, luxury changing rooms, personal training sessions and free parking.


Price: Monthly Pass from £19.99


14. Unique Fitness

Unique Fitness Swimming pool

The last of our city-centre gyms is Unique Fitness, the on-campus gym perfect for students (the student membership is the cheapest one in Bradford) and equipped with a swimming pool, racket sports and classes as well as the gym area.

You don’t necessarily have to be a student to use the facilities as they also offer public passes!


Price: Public Monthly Pass from £25.00 / Student Monthly Pass from £9.99



The last recommendation: If you want to live close to your favourite gym to stay consistent with your aims, book yourstudent accommodation in Bradfordand start living your best life!

If you still want to learn more about how to start your fitness journey and healthy habits you’ll love our blogHealthy Habits To Improve Life In Your 20s.

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