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Posted: Friday, May 18, 2012 12:00 am

Looking to get into tip-top shape? Don’t sweat it, there are plenty of fitness hotspots around.

From gyms to yoga and community running, here is the definitive guide to getting your workout on in Lodi:

Hutchins Street Square, 125 S. Hutchins St. in Lodi, has a number of options. A pay-per-day pool is open to the public. They also offer fitness classes for the young and old, ranging from yoga to aikido to ballet. For more information, call 209-333-6782 or visit

Twin Arbors Athletic Club, part of Spare Time Clubs, has three fitness centers in Lodi. The Racquet Club is at 1900 S. Hutchins St., 209-334-4897. The Tennis Club is at 2040 Cochran Road, 209-334-2993. Fitness Works is at 429 W. Lockeford St., 209-334-6224. A one-day pass for non-members (at Fitness Works and the Tennis Club only) is $15.

Fitness System Lodi is open 24 hours a day. It’s located at 512 N. Cherokee Lane, near Highway 99. Call 209-366-2800 or visit A one-day pass is $10, and a week-long pass is $20.

Fitness Pro has centers in Lodi and Galt, and members can go to either gym. The Lodi gym is in the 1110 W. Kettleman Lane shopping center, 209-369-9999. In Galt, go to the Galt Plaza, 1067 C St., 209-745-5382. The membership at both Lodi and Galt is $29 per month.

Lodi Memorial Hospital’s West Campus, at 800 S. Lower Sacramento Road, allows public access to fitness equipment. For more information, call 209-333-3011. A one-day pass is $5.

Curves, a 30-minute cardio fitness program for women, is at 400 E. Kettleman Lane in Lodi, 209-333-1700.

Anytime Fitness in Galt is located at 10530 Twin Cities Road, 209-744-9400. Visitors accompanied by a member get a free one-day pass. With no member, there is a $10 fee.

CrossFit Lodi: One of the fastest growing sports in the country, CrossFit has a new gym in Lodi at 111 N. Stockton St. Drop-in fees are $10 for a class for this high-speed, intense cardio and muscle-building workout. For more information, call 209-333-2000 or go to

Women Kickin’ It: Providing self-defense kick-boxing instruction for women in a non-contact environment, as well as co-ed classes and instruction for kids. Weight training classes are also provided. For more information, contact Tony Nunez at 209-570-0853. Located at 35 N. Sacramento St. in Downtown Lodi.

PUMP Insitute: Standing for Pursue Ultimate Muscle Performance, the PUMP Institute features workout programs for strength, athletic performance and weight loss. Instruction is available both on an individual basis and in a class setting. It’s located at 220 S. Church St., behind DeVinci’s. Call 209-365-7867 or visit

Jazzercise in Lodi is located in the Bella Terra Plaza Fitness Center at 1110 W. Kettleman Lane, No. 17. Classes run all day and day passes are $12. For more information, call 209-365-1680.

There are also Jazzercise classes throughout the week at Lodi First United Methodist Church at 200 W. Oak St. Daily classes are available from Jazzercise Lite, to Lite with chairs, to circuit training targeting men. For more information, call 209-747-5759.

Dance and Cheer Stars: The dance studio, founded by former Oakland Raiderette Harmony Rebeiro, just opened up its newest location at 167 Commerce St. No. 101 in Lodi. Dance and Cheer Stars offers youth classes in jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical and hip-hop dance, as well as cheerleading and tumbling. For more information, call 209-456-7373, email or visit

If you’re interested in yoga, there are a couple locations in Lodi:

Now and Zen Yoga, located at 617 S. Lower Sacramento Road, has yoga, pilates and tai chi classes and more. Drop-in fees for each class are $15. New students can get a first week with unlimited classes for $18, and a month for $50. For more information, call 209-369-7841 or visit

Yoga Center offers yoga instruction for all levels, including kids and adults, and is located at 1420 W. Kettleman Lane. Drop-in fees are $14 per class ($8 for students). For more information, call 209-334-9642 or go to

If you are a runner or a cyclist, you could try:

Lodi Running Club: Meets twice a week, and welcomes runners and walkers alike. For meeting times and locations, visit

Lodi Bicycle Cafe: Nightly rides take off from the Lodi Bicycle Cafe at 605 W. Kettleman Lane. Rides are open to all bicyclists. Call 209-224-8708 or visit for more information and departure times.



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