Being a parent can be difficult. If you are committed to exercise, finding a gym that also offers child care is important, but not all places are the same. Keep your child happy and safe while you work out at these top spots for child care.
Studio Fitness
2215 Lawrence St.
Houston, Texas 77008
(713) 863-8414

The Studio Fitness gym offers many group classes for adults and childcare. Parents can enjoy parkour, kettlebell training, Zumba, yoga, circuit training and more here. A class schedule allows people to sign up in advance for the classes they want. The childcare room accepts children from three months through 12 years, and there is a time limit of two hours. The childcare facility is not open during the same hours as the gym. For hours and pricing for childcare at Studio Fitness visit their website.

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Memorial Athletic Club
14690 Memorial Dr.
Houston, Texas 77079
(281) 497-7570

People on the west side of town have known about Memorial Athletic Club since it opened in 1979. This gym caters to every need imaginable. It offers childcare and so much more to keep your little ones happy while you work out. MAC Kids is a program just for little ones to encourage them to learn healthy fitness habits from an early age. An adult must accompany the child to the classes, which is a good option if one parent wants to take a break while the other works out. For more traditional childcare, try the MAC Kids Zone. Childcare professionals who are certified in CPR and first aid care for your kids in a clean, fun environment. Please be mindful of the athletic club’s time limits. Children may stay in the Kids Zone for a maximum of two hours.

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Pure Fitness For Women
6370 Louetta Road
Spring, Texas 77379
(281) 376-8800

Pure Fitness is a women’s only gym. Here you can have professionals watch your kids while your little ones enjoy crafts and other fun, interactive activities. For any mom with concerns about her child, monitors throughout the gym allow you to peek inside the childcare area to see what your child is doing. Babysitting is at no extra charge at Pure Fitness for Women.

508 Pecore St.
Houston, Texas 77009
(713) 864-4260

Unlike other traditional gyms packed with weight machines, NiaMoves is a holistic gym dedicated to cardio through dance and expressive movement. This studio also offers ways to balance the body and mind through teaching the MELT method, which is designed to naturally reduce pain and inflammation in the body without drugs. NiaMoves wants the entire family to get active. Not only can parents exercise at this studio, but their children can also enjoy yoga, dance and other fitness classes. For kids too young or unable to participate, childcare is available for an affordable $5 per family per class.

Spring Fitness
2400 FM 2920 Road
Spring, Texas 77388
(281) 353-1268

Spring Fitness has four locations on the north side of town where anyone is welcome to workout. Membership fees include child care and a women’s only workout area. Each of the locations has its own childcare hours, so please check with the fitness location you plan to visit that your child will have supervision when you go. Various amenities provided at Spring Fitness include group classes, veteran discounts and tanning services.

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