Let Your Workout be Tough, Not Your Gym Search
Searching for a fitness center with child care was almost a workout in itself but I found one that fit my needs. You won’t have to break a sweat doing the same search.
We’ve created a list of local fitness centers with childcare, so you can get in your cardio, weights, yoga, or whatever your fitness routine is. Several gyms offer member and non-member options.
Kalamazoo Area Gyms with Child Care
Kalamazoo: 1001 W. Maple St Kalamazoo, MI | 269-345-9622 and Portage: 2900 W. Centre Portage, MI | 269-324-9622
The YMCA of Greater Kalamazoo offers the Kids Zone child care at both YMCA locations The Kid Zone is available for children up to two hours a day. See the schedule for both member and non-member rates.
Age Range: 6 weeks to 8 years old.
2001 S. 11th Street Kalamazoo, MI | 269-387-0455
Members of West Hills Athletic Club are welcome to drop their kids off at Kid Club for up to two hours a day while they use the fitness center. Kids Club Fee information is listed online for members and non-members. Members can purchase monthly Kids Club memberships.
Age Range: Six weeks and older (Note: West Hills requests advance notice for infants under six months of age before arrival).
6789 Elm Valley Drive Kalamazoo, MI | 269-544-3200
At the Bronson Athletic Club, children have fun in the Youth Activity Center (YAC) with three separate areas: Infant Room, Toddler Town, and Youth Activity Room. Time limits for the YAC are 3 hours for 18+ months and 2 hours for children under 18 months old. Fee information available here for members and non-members. Members can purchase monthly passes.
Age Range: 8 weeks to 12 years old. (Reservations are required for ages 18-months and younger).
3025 Gull Road Kalamazoo, MI | 269-552-2348
Borgess Health & Fitness Center offers the Stay ‘n Play Child Care for members. For information on hours and rates, contact the front desk staff.
Age Range: 6 months to 12 years old. (drop-ins are allowed, but 24-hour advanced registration is preferred as space is limited).
626 Romence Road, Ste. 104, Portage, MI | 269-425-2387
Have a fitness playdate. Just Move Fitness offers the Little Movers Club for supervised play for little children at some of their morning classes. Little Movers Club is $5/family, or purchase a Childcare Punch Card (10 visits for $40).
Age Ranges: ages 5 and under. (Reservations requested, space is limited).
6225 N. 39th Street, Augusta, MI | 269-731-3000
The Sherman Lake YMCA Outdoor Center offers childcare free to its members with family memberships. Caregivers may leave their children in Child Watch for a maximum of two hours a day.
Age Range: Infant to 8 years old.
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