Gym of the Year 2016: Is your local gym fit for the final?

WE all know regular exercise is the surest path to a longer, healthier and happier life.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 18th January 2016, 3:30 pm
Updated Monday, 18th January 2016, 3:36 pm

And whatever your fitness goals, from Aquasize to Zumba, kickboxing to yoga, there’s a gym with a regime for you.

A sanctuary where you can switch off your phone, forget your worries and get your brain and body buzzing with positive energy.

So what makes the ideal gym? Helpful, competent, qualified staff? Clean, modern and well-maintained equipment? Obviously reasonable prices and a sensible payment plan. And of course not too far away so you keep going back.

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So, tell us who’s fit for our final top ten.

To vote, pick up a copy of the Edinburgh Evening News and post the coupon from the Gym of the Year 2016 page stating the full name, address and voting number of your favourite gym from the list.

Closing date for votes is 10am on Friday, January 29, 2016.

Please note, we can’t accept any photocopied or defaced coupons; coupons delivered by hand or those received after the closing date.

Vote for one of these...

001: Ainslie Park Leisure Centre, 92 Pilton Drive, Edinburgh EH5 2HF

002: Aubigny Sports Centre, Mill Wynd, Haddington, EH41 4DB

003: Bai He Alba Kung Fu, St Philip’s Scottish Episcopal Church, 12-14 Logie Green Rd, Edinburgh EH7 4EZ

004: Bannatynes, 89 Newcraighall Road, Edinburgh EH21 8RX

005: Bannatynes, 43 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 3NH

006: Blast Boxing, 67 Pennywell Road, Edinburgh EH4 4NL

007: Bobs Garage, Unit 27 Stewartfield Industrial Estate, Edinburgh EH6 5RQ

008: Boxercise Edinburgh, 10 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EG

009: Craiglockhart Leisure & Tennis Centre, 177 Colinton Road, Edinburgh EH14 1BZ

010: Craigswood Sports Centre, Craigswood, Livingston EH54 5ER

011: Curves, 90 Corbiehill Crescent, Edinburgh EH4 5BG

012: Curves, Suite 10, Kirkton Campus, Edinburgh EH54 7BT

013: Dalry Swim Centre, 25-29 Caledonian Crescent, Edinburgh EH11 2AL

014: Danderhall Leisure Centre, Newton Church Road, Danderhall EH22 1LU

015: David Lloyd, 89b Glasgow Road, Edinburgh EH12 8GZ

016: David Lloyd, Newhaven Place, Edinburgh EH6 4LX

017: Drumbrae Leisure Centre, 30 Drumbrae Terrace, Edinburgh EH4 7SF

018: Dunbar Bodyworks, Castlepark, Dunbar EH42 1EU

019: Edinburgh City Jitsu Club, 232 Dalry Road, Edinburgh EH11 2JG

020: EICA:Ratho, South Platt Hill, Edinburgh EH28 8AA

021: Elite Martial Arts Academy, East Barnton Avenue, Edinburgh EH4 6JP

022: Energize Health & Ftness, 3 Lochside Place Edinburgh, EH12 9DZ

023: Energy Gym, 2 Meggetland Wynd, Edinburgh EH14 1XN

024: Enhance Body Boot Camp, 7 South Gray Street, Edinburgh EH9 1TE

025: Fitness Chicks Ltd, 
1 Porters Walk, Edinburgh EH3 9GJ

026: Fuschia Pilates, 62 Howe Park, Edinburgh EH10 7HG

027: Glenogle Swim Centre, Glenogle Road, Edinburgh EH3 5JB

028: Gorebridge Leisure Centre, Hunterfield Road, Gorebridge EH23 4TX

029: Gracemount Leisure Centre, 22 Gracemount Drive, Edinburgh EH16 6RN

030: Hanuman Thai Boxing, 10 Stewartfield, Edinburgh EH6 5RQ

031: Holyrood Boxing Gym, 146 Duddingston Road West, Edinburgh EH16 4AP

032: Jack Kane Sports Centre, 208 Niddrie Mains Road, Edinburgh EH16 4ND

033: Jamie Robson Academy, 37 St Stephen Street, Edinburgh EH6 5DA

034: Kirkliston Leisure Centre, Kirklands Park Street, Edinburgh EH29 9EY

035: Leith Victoria AAC, 28 Academy Street, EH6 7EF

036: Leith Victoria Swim Centre, Junction Place, Edinburgh EH6 5JA

037: Loanhead Leisure Centre, George Avenue, Loanhead EH20 9LA

038: Loch Centre, Well Wynd, Tranent EH33 2JX

039: Lochend Boxing Club, 112 Sleigh Drive, Edinburgh EH7 6EN

040: Mayfield Leisure Centre, 10 Mayfield Place, Mayfield EH22 5JG

041: Meadowbank Sports Centre, London Road, Edinburgh EH7 6AE

042: Meadowmill Sports Centre, by Tranent, EH33 1LZ

043: Meadows Tennis, Melville Drive, Edinburgh EH8 9NL

044: Meggetland Sports Complex, Edinburgh EH14 1AS

045: Mercat Gait Centre, Preston Road, Prestonpans EH32 9EN

046: Musselburgh Sports Centre, Newbigging, Musselburgh EH21 7AS

047: Newtongrange Leisure Centre, 115 Main Street, Newtongrange EH22 4PG

048: North Berwick Sports Centre, Grange Road, North Berwick EH39 4QS

049: Pace Health Club, 80 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TH

050: Penicuik Leisure Centre, 39A Carlops Road, Penicuik EH26 9EP

051: Portobello Swim Centre, 57 The Promenade, Edinburgh EH15 2BS

052: Pure Gym, Waterfront Broadway, Edinburgh EH5 1SA

053: Pure Gym, 15 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9EN

054: Pure Gym, 1-7 Conference Square, Edinburgh EH3 8RA

055: Pure Gym, Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ

056: Pure Gym Edinburgh West, 600 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh EH11 3XP

057: Quay Leisure Centre, 131 New Street, Musselburgh EH21 6DH

058: Royal Commonwealth Pool, Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 5BB

059: Saughton Sports Complex, Stevenson Drive, Edinburgh EH11 3HB

060: Spirit Health, 132 Corstophine Road, Edinburgh EH12 6UA

061: Tenchi Martial Arts Centre, 21 Arthur Street, Edinburgh EH3 5AH

062: The Edinburgh Boxing Academy, 13 West Harbour Road, Edinburgh EH5 1PN

063: The Gym, 2-4 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EG

064: The Lasswade Centre, Eskdale Drive, EH19 2LA

065: The MGA Academy of Performing Arts, 207-209 Balgreen Road, Edinburgh EH11 2RZ

066: The Quay Fitness Club, 131 New Street, Musselburgh EH21 6DH

067: Thomson Gym, 109 Restalrig, Edinburgh EH6 7NY

068: UFit Fitness Edinburgh 2 Bells Brae, EH4 3BJ

069: UKTC Taekwondo, Southside Community Centre, Edinburgh EH8 9ER

070: UKTC Taekwondo, Nelson Hall Community Centre, Edinburgh EH8 9QZ

071: UKTC Taekwondo, Dalry Primary, Dalry Road, Edinburgh EH11 2JB

072: UKTC Taekwondo James Gillespie’s Primary, Edinburgh EH9 1BD

073: UKTC Taekwondo, Liberton High, Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh EH9 1BD

074: Virgin Active, Fountain Park, Edinburgh EH11 1AL

075: Virgin Active, Omni Centre, Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA

076: Warrender Swim Centre, 55 Thirlestane Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1AP