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Price Comparisons of Fitness Gyms in Dusseldorf

By on May 6th, 2016

Like many others, I’ve had my fair share of German bakery goodies, heaps of gouda cheese and at least 5 ice creams a week while living in Düsseldorf. Here’s a little inspiration to get us back into the swing of fitness while living in Düsseldorf. Because I know I’m not the only one on a budget, here is a price comparison of the fitness gyms in Dusseldorf (conveniently from cheapest to most expensive).

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Fitness Gyms in Dusseldorf

FitX Fitnessstudio

  • Price: 15 Euro/month
  • Location: Flingern, Derendorf, Lörick, Holthausen, Ratingen, Krefeld
  • Features: Open 24/7, free on-site trainer care, drink bar, free showers, free parking

McFIT

  • Price: 19 Euro/month [based on 12 month contract]
  • Location: Bilk, Lierenfeld, Ratingen, Neuss
  • Features: Open 24/7, supervisors on staff, pause your contract for up to 9 months/year, free on-site trainer care

Maxx Gym

  • Price: Starting at 19.95 Euro/month [note: there’s a quarterly fee of 12,50, you must sign up for 2 years, and buy the 19,95 Euro club card]
  • Location: Heinz-Schmöle Str. [near the HBF]
  • Features: Pilates, yoga, courses, free parking, drink flat-rate, sauna, massage chair

Mrs. Sporty

  • Price: 43,99 Euro/month
  • Location: Unterbilk, Pemplefort, Garath, Gerresheim, Ratingen
  • Features: Women only (hence, Mrs.), free consultation, 1 free trial day

Fitness First

  • Price: starting at 44,99 Euro/month
  • Location: Königsallee, Schadowstrasse, Aachener Str., Derendorferallee, Rather Str., Bonner Str.
  • Features: Child care, 3 free trial days (voucher online), some women clubs, 1,000+ fitness course/month,
  • Note: some features may vary based on location

Just Fit

  • Price: Starting at 59,90 Euro/month
  • Location: Düsseldorf Arcaden [Bilk]
  • Features: Prevention course (back and heart disease), group courses, personal training, youth fitness, firm fitness, 1 trial day [10 – 20 Euro]

Since I have not been to all of these gyms in Dusseldorf myself, I have used this information from what they offer online (some prices harder to find for obvious reason). I ask more now than ever that if you’ve found they charge more upon arrival, offer poor services or offer more than what I’ve credited them for, please leave a comment below!

gyms in Dusseldorf(because this looks like me on a motivated day… and it makes me laugh)

Want in on a little secret?

There’s many more ways to get in your exercise while living #LifeInDüsseldorf, consider checking out the many sport groups, soccer/football clubs, badminton courts, etc. around the area. Getting a little more specific, here are my personal secrets for working out:

Sport im Park

The city of Düsseldorf actually provides a “sport in the park” workout opportunity for FREE! It stars on May 2, 2016 – October 9, 2016 this year (dates may vary by year). Workouts are run almost everyday in locations across the city.

Alma Oberkassel

This is my favorite place in the winter and summer for badminton (and I never even liked badminton before). They’ve got an awesome restaurant and bar, a fitness studio, multiple indoor badminton courts and a huge outdoor beach volleyball space. This is a great place to bring friends and family and you can pay per day/hour for most activities.


There’s one more place that I’m not sharing with you online to save the preciousness (is that a word?) of the spot. I take workout classes in a school gym who offer yoga, Zumba, dance, Pilates, aerobics and more for 60 Euros per year. If you’ve managed to read to the bottom of the post, you deserve it! Simply CLICK HERE, send us your e-mail and we’ll send you this hidden gem right away! 


Want to recommend more gyms in Dusseldorf? Do you have any questions about living #LifeInDüsseldorf? Feel free to send us an email with your questions at hello@lifeinduesseldorf.com. If you have tips you’d like to share with others, we’re also accepting guest posts which include the author’s name, bio and photo. 

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  1. Reply

    Bettina

    May 9, 2016

    Great article! Looking for a fab but not too expensive place for Pilates – what’s your secret place? 🙂

    • Reply

      Jenna Davis

      May 10, 2016

      Thanks Bettina! I’m sending you a personal email now!

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    Steven Early

    July 8, 2016

    Hi Jenna, you could add 2 more to your list:
    – Holmes Place is a nationwide luxury chain with 2 branches in Düsseldorf. I am not sure of the prices, but I trained at one in Berlin a few years back and it cost 100 € per month. This includes massive training spaces, every course imanginable, pool and wellness area.
    – Health City is another chain with several branches in NRW, including 2 in Düsseldorf. Prices range from around 40-60 € per month, including sauna, cross-fit, courses and lots of good quality equipment that you don’t find in the cheaper gyms.

    • Reply

      Jenna Davis

      July 9, 2016

      Steven, thanks so much for these awesome gym recommendations!

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    Amit

    December 21, 2016

    Hello,

    You recommendations are great. I would also like to have visit 60 euro/year gym/yoga course for me and my wife. Do let me know.

    • Reply

      Jenna Davis

      January 3, 2017

      Hi there Amit,

      You should have received the welcome email with the information, let me know if you had any issues accessing it!

      Best,

      Jenna

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    Jackie Mitchell

    May 23, 2017

    Great article Jenna.

    I also run outdoor fitness classes across Düsseldorf. Each class is delivered in English. The cost is €10 per session (€5 for your first class). There is no joining fee or contract. The classes are aimed at every fitness level combining cardio, resistance band and bodyweight exercises. I also run circuit training on a Saturday morning.

    Anyone interested can send me a PM at jacquelinemitchell@gmail.com

    • Reply

      Jenna Davis

      May 23, 2017

      Thanks for sharing your class information Jackie! I’m sure all of our readers would be lucky to have you as a teacher! I’m going to have to come by sometime myself too! 🙂

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    Cristina Camprubi

    June 20, 2017

    Hi Jenna,
    Thank you for this good info. I am new in the city and I would like to join a gym during the 3 months that I will be working here. I checked almost all this gyms and there is a minimum period of time of 12 months… do you know any gym that works in a monthly basis?

    Thank you in advance
    Cristina

    • Reply

      Jenna Davis

      June 20, 2017

      Hey there Cristina,

      While I haven’t had experience with these gyms myself, a few expats in the community listed these as recommendations for gyms that offer memberships on a monthly basis without having to pay for the full year: Fitklusiv, Taifun Sports, Basic8, Fit X and FIT IN Düsseldorf.

      I hope one of these will work for you! 😊

      Cheers,
      Jenna

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