Fitness SF, Market Street Formerly: Gold's Gym

88% love it
Quintessential queer gym
Along Market Street in the Castro, this two-level neighborhood gym has a friendly atmosphere. At peak hours, expect lines for treadmills, weight machines, and the gang showers.
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    • WillSwagger
      WillSwagger Over a year ago
      Loves it

      All you need and eye candy on top.
      There's always been a gay gym at this location, though this is the first one to get it all right. Plenty of space, lots of options, and towel service - wuhoo! And there's a pretty decent amount of inspiration in the form of eye candy running around. Throw that in with the friendly and helpful staff and you have a five star workout! Will Swagger.

    • JoeFuentes
      JoeFuentes Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Best Gay Gym
      I like to workout here with the bf. wish it was bigger though. The place has two levels and you'll get ur cardio walkin up n down the stairs. Great location in the Castro Good mbership rates are available. Best overall gay gym.

    • Archie3212
      Archie3212 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Love San Fran
      My partner and I love San Fran. Getting our picture drawn by an artist on fisherman's warf, partying @ The End Up, shopping at my favorite stores @ union square.<3

    • Derkit79
      Derkit79 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      daily gym
      friendly with just the right amount of attitude to motivate you. bad music in the mornings though, bring your iPod! tv selection on cardio machines is lacking too. lots of equipment!

    • Randyyy
      Randyyy Over a year ago
      Loves it

      A Good Gymn for Vacation Workouts
      A nice quiet place in a busy city. Very welcoming staff. Contrary to websites they do have a daily visitor's rate and weekly visitor rate. Small but nice atmosphere to workout. Desk staff showed me around and made me feel very welcome. A variety of classes also available for visitors. Try to avoid early morning work day crowd - can be too busy. Steam room rather friendly.

    • clydecore
      clydecore Over a year ago
      Loves it

      My gym - I LOVE IT! Everyone's so nice and friendly. The clientele's diverse and accepting...oh, and queer as fuck! HOORAY!

    • GCeditor
      GCeditor Over a year ago
      Loves it

      gym or urban sanctuary?
      entering this huge exercise palace is is a respite from the city that rages around it, especially late at night when it empties out and you have dozens of machines all to yourself.

    • texbearjoe
      texbearjoe Over a year ago
      Loves it

      This gym has reasonably good equipment for a neighborhood gym, but has some clearly lacking areas, and would be impossible to fix due to size. As with the Sister Gym on Brannon, lacks amenities - particularly freely available towels. I greatly dislike locker rooms with any carpet, industrial or otherwise, I immediately have a "isn't clean" feeling. Steamroom is sequestered behind the showers, and is remarkably crowded all the time with friendly men. Parking is difficult peak time or not. Friendly staff, some very worn out equipment, but in general worth the visit - better than 95% of all small neighborhood gyms. My most frequently used gym for me in SF due to proximity to hotels and B&B's like Parker Guest House.

    • KevinGoebel
      KevinGoebel Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Smaller than the SOMA branch but easier to get to
      This two-floor gym is smaller than their Brannon Street location but a lot easier to get to (and for me, convenience is a key motivator). I'm told it's rather cruisy, though no one has ever hit on me! (Kidding.) One warning for guys who are shy: the showers are in one big open room, not private stalls.

    • Juice
      Juice Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Under One Roof
      Everything you need in two well-laid out floors. Friendly crowd with a little something for everyone.