Best of Boston

BEST Fitness Club

1998 BEST Fitness Club

Boston Sports Club


You might want to join this club for the parking alone. Where else can you pay $1 during peak hours for an indoor spot? New owners have done a complete rehab on the old Allston-Brighton Squash Club, which now pulls… read more»

1993 BEST Fitness Club

The Squash Club


Squash and basketball courts, plenty of cardiovascular and weight equipment, an intense aerobics scene, and a small cafe in which the spandex set meets to eat. read more»

1993 BEST Fitness Club, Weight Room

Gold’s Gym


This clean, bright, well-equipped gym is as big as your lats will be. read more»

1993 BEST Fitness Club, Deal, Urban

Young Men’s Christian Association, Central Branch


Tired though it is, this building houses a pool, squash courts, an indoor track, basketball courts, a weight room, aerobics and many other classes, and newly built Nautilus and locker rooms. For an initiation fee of $100 and $420 a… read more»

1993 BEST Fitness Club, Deal, Suburban

Workout Plus


For $299 a year, you get an enormous weight room, a cavernous aerobics studio, and a comprehensive cardiovascular area. A great place to stretch yourself and your dollar. read more»

1992 BEST Fitness Club

Boston Sports Club


Cardiofunk, new exercise machinery, high-energy instructors, awesome sound, views of Copley Square. read more»

1990 BEST Fitness Club

Boston Athletic Club

South Boston

The best racquet in town. read more»

1983 BEST Fitness Club

The Boston Athletic Club


Some say the multipurpose club is the dating-bar wave of the future. This one’s got tennis, racquetball, weights, a pool, a Jacuzzi, a restaurant, and a bar. Some nice bods, too. read more»