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5 Best Gyms for Georgia Tech Students in Midtown Atlanta

By Annabelle

Whether you are someone who likes to hit the gym first thing in the morning or someone who goes for a workout after a long day of classes, we know access to a great gym is an important part of any student’s workout routine.

At Whistler, our residents will have 24-hour access to our state-of-the-art fitness center located on the entire top floor of the building. With a full suite of cardio and strength equipment, a yoga studio, and a spin studio, Whistler’s gym and fitness amenities will suit any of your needs.

But we understand, sometimes you want options. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of the five best gyms and fitness studios within walking distance of Georgia Tech and Midtown Atlanta.

Best Gyms near Georgia Tech’s Campus

Gym at Whistler, student housing in Midtown Atlanta

Whistler’s gym will be located on the top floor, featuring floor to ceiling windows all around for great views of Atlanta.

Campus Recreation Center

Gym at the CRC in west campus, Georgia Tech

Gym at the CRC on west campus. Image courtesy of Yelp.

Address: 750 Ferst Drive

Hours: Mon-Fri 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Sat 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Sun 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Are you a Georgia Tech student? If so, you have access to Georgia Tech’s Campus Recreation Center (CRC), which offers over 300,000 SF of health and fitness spaces geared towards Georgia Tech students. Located at the edge of campus, this center features gym equipment, intramural fields, recreational equipment, the leadership challenge course, and, most notably, the swimming and diving venue built for the 1996 summer olympics in Atlanta.

L.A. Fitness Midtown

Gym at LA Fitness in Midtown near Georgia Tech.

LA Fitness in Midtown is just off of Tech Square. Image courtesy of My Area Network.

Address: 75 5th St NW Ste E

Hours: Mon-Thu 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Fri 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Sat-Sun 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

LA Fitness Midtown is located just off of Tech Square in east Midtown. The club offers group fitness classes, cycling, personal training, sauna and towels, and a juice bar and cafe. Group classes include yoga, kickboxing, cycling, and many more.

Crossfit Midtown

Crossfit Midtown gym near Georgia Tech

Crossfit Midtown gym near Georgia Tech. Image courtesy of Crossfit Midtown.

Address: 1210 Spring St NW

Hours: Mon-Fri 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Sat 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Sun 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

For a unique fitness experience that goes outside of the traditional gym setting, CrossFit Midtown puts a spin on your workout by creating daily schedules that concentrate on 10 fitness domains. The crossfit program strengthens its members through high intensity workouts that integrate all areas of your body and help strengthen you as a whole.

Crossfit Midtown is located about a mile north of Tech Square, near the intersection of 14th Street and Spring Street.

BLAST Midtown

BLAST Midtown near Georgia Tech

BLAST Midtown near Georgia Tech. Image courtesy of Class Pass.

Address: 100 6th St NE UNIT 120

Hours: Mon-Thu 5:00 AM to 7:30 PM, Fri 5:00 AM to 6:30 PM, Sat-Sun 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Blast Midtown offers hour-long, high intensity classes with full body workouts. According to their website, these workouts are targeted to all levels of fitness in both strength and cardio with well-trained instructors with hands-on form correction.

Blast is just a few blocks east of Tech Square, near Peachtree and 6th Street.

OrangeTheory Fitness

Orangetheory Fitness in Midtown near Georgia Tech.

Orangetheory Fitness in Midtown near Georgia Tech. Image courtesy of Club Industry.

Address: 933 Peachtree St NE #939A

Hours: Mon-Fri 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Sat 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Sun 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

For total body, group workouts that show real results, Orangetheory Fitness Midtown is a popular choice. With world class coaches trained to take you through the five different heart rates of your workout, this results driven workout will include rowing, cardio, and strength training.

OrangeTheory Midtown is located near Peachtree Street and 8th Street, about a 10-minute walk from Tech Square.

We hope this article has helped you find your next place to workout. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about Whistler, please contact our leasing staff. We are more than happy to help in your search for housing!

Annabelle Whistler Marketing Intern


Annabelle is a marketing intern for Whistler and a sophomore at Georgia Tech majoring in Business Administration.

September 16, 2022

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