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 »