• 202-537-0539
  • Monday - Thursday 6AM - 10PM
  • Friday 6AM - 9PM
  • Saturday - Sunday 8AM - 7PM


Starting with your Fitness Evaluation, we guide you in using exercise to improve your everyday health. Exercise prescription can lower blood pressure, combat osteo-arthritis, rehab injuries, correct muscle imbalance, and reduce pain.


City Fitness provides individual introduction sessions for any of our class formats. Try Pilates, boxing, step or yoga and we will get you ready to move smoothly into the class.


Our experienced staff designs custom programs, ensuring success. We motivate, educate, and challenge you to be your best!


Try Yoga, Taiji or Qi Gong to clear your mind and reduce tension, and unwind after a hard workout or a long day.

City Fitness is located just steps away from the Cleveland Park Metro on Connecticut Avenue. Our team is made up of energetic and enthusiastic fitness professionals whose goal is to help you improve your health and fitness.

We provide a clean, comfortable and expertly staffed facility for our members whether they are just starting an exercise program, or are at an advanced level. In order to help you achieve your fitness goals, City Fitness offers 3 free personal training sessions and a complete selection of cardio equipment, free weights, weight machines and fitness classes.

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Holiday Hours

City Fitness Gym will be closing in observance of the Holidays. Please see below for all holiday hours:

Friday 12/19 Staff Holiday Party: 6 AM-7 PM
Wednesday 12/24 Christmas Eve: 6 AM-2 PM
Thursday 12/25 Christmas: CLOSED
Friday 12/26 through Sunday 12/28: 8 AM-4 PM
Wednesday 12/31 New Year’s Eve: 6 AM-2 PM

Have a safe & happy holiday season!

DC 5.75% GYM TAX

The Government of the District of Columbia has enacted a legislation to extend the 5.75% sales tax for gym and fitness services effective October 1, 2014.  For further information, please click on the link below.


DC Crowdfunding Challenge

Do you own a business in the DC-Metropolitan area? Be one of our Crowdfunding contributors, through the Washington DC Crowdfunding Challenge:

Your business will be featured on our Crowdfunding web page. Donators will view the option to donate to City Fitness Gym in exchange for a discount or other service from your business–ultimately creating NEW business for you!

For an example of what a Crowdfunding page looks like check out:

To be a contributor or if you have questions please email info@cityfitnessgym or call us at 202.537.0539.


Dega Schembri On WUSA9 News-Gym Tax

Co-Owner Dega Schembri speaks out about the confusion surrounding the DC Gym Tax.
See the Story here:


Co-Owner Dega Schembri speaks out about the proposed DC Gym Tax.


WUSA 9 News Follow Up Story-See Co-Owner Dega Schembri’s reaction to the budget veto!
See the story here:

Group Fitness Weekly Subs

Monday 12/15
8:00 PM Power Yoga-Jenny

Wednesday 12/17
6:30 PM Zumba-Richelle
7:15 PM Barre-Richelle

Friday 12/19
10:45 AM Pilates-Richelle

Class Reservations

Beginning April 7th

Beginning April 7th we are offering our members the opportunity to be guaranteed a spot in class by reserving their space. Below are the reservation classes & guidelines.

Body Sculpting:
Monday, Wednesday 12:00 noon
Friday 9:30 AM
Saturday 10:30 AM

Monday, Wednesday 9:30 AM
Monday, Wednesday 10:45 AM

Step It Up:
Saturday 11:30 AM

*Reservations can only be made the day of the class.
*Reservation time will end promptly at 9:00AM. No exceptions.
*Reservations can only be made by speaking to a PERSON. No messages will be honored.
*You may only reserve for ONE class of the same type.
*You will be placed on STAND BY in the event that you would like to take back-to-back classes (of the same type).
*If there are members on stand by & only one of them can get in, then no one on stand by will get in.
*Reservations can be made by City Fitness members only.
*Non-members & guests can be placed on stand by.
*The sign-up sheet will be available at the Front Desk 90 minutes prior to the start of the class.
*Failure to arrive at the start time of the class results in relinquishing your reserved space.


Recent Achievements
City Fitness On Channel 7!

WJLA Channel 7 recently did a segment entitled “Working Women” and focused on City Fitness Gym Owners Dega Schembri and Lucinda Laree.
To view the segment “DC Women Gym Owners Thrive in Otherwise Fickle World of Fitness” follow the link below:


City Fitness 20/30 Anniversary

As a result of our recent 20/30 Anniversary, we are proud to have received a Congratulatory letter from the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition, congratulating our “Hard work and accomplishments as the longest standing women-owned fitness business in Washington, DC,” as well as our “Leadership in advancing the health of our nation.”

We are also proud to have received a Recognition Resolution of 2013 from the City Council of the District of Columbia, “To honor and celebrate milestone anniversaries for Fit Physique and City Fitness-two dedicated and accomplished small businesses in the District of Columbia.”

Did You Know….

City Fitness Gym hosts Group Fitness Classes at corporate sites around the City! If you would like to bring Group Fitness Classes to your place of business please contact Veronica at veronica@cityfitnessgym.com.

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