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April 13, 2024

Best Places for Kids to Get Fit! 

We rounded up the best places for kids to get fit in Cincinnati and NKY.

Looking for a spot for your kiddo to hit the gym? Or interested in hearing about specialized sports training? We’ve got you covered!


Accele-Rayshawn Athletic Training
3320 Tylerville Road, Fairfield | | 513-549-1652
This youth sports performance enhancement program is designed for K-12 children. With a focus on making kids quicker, faster and more explosive, this training facility is great for that.

Big Blue Canopy
1230 Cornell Park Drive, Blue Ash, Oh | | 513-880-6800 
Pediatric gym and therapy services available to enhance developmental skills, socialize and learn to accept differences through play, leisure and recreation. 

Kids First Sports Center
7900 East Kemper | | 513-489-7575
Active kids will feel right at home! Kids First Sports Center offers tons of physical programs to get kids moving like tumble bees, gym jam, dance, soccer, fencing, ninja-parkour, aerial arts, TaeKwonDo and more. 

Trainers Spot
8432 Old 3C Hwy., Maineville | | 740-503-2690
A privately-owned gym, it’s the perfect spot for kids to get with a certified personal trainer and gain skills to get strong, build confidence and prepare for their upcoming sports season!

Swift Movement Studio
4460 W Mitchell Ave #6 | | 513-549-4460
Parkour is play-focused fun! Kids will get moving and make athletic gains while boosting self-esteem.

USA Ninja Challenge
4727 Red Bank Road | | 513-739-5528
With six levels of mastery, kids ages 4 – 17 will love testing their strength and agility through jumping, climbing, swinging, traversing, balancing and through cool floor skills, too. 


All Star Performance
4506 Dixie Hwy, Erlanger, Ky | | 859-360-1860
Speed, agility and strength training for youth, high school and college athletes. Offering both open gym hours and specific sport sessions. 

D1 Training
1952 North Bend Road, Hebron | | 859-904-5445
Student athletes can follow a strategic eight-week training cycle to utilize the entire body and optimize their human performance.

Kid Strong
2816 Town Center Blvd. | | 859-757-0201
Whole body well-being is the goal at KidStrong through brain, physical and character development. Kids will enjoy science-based curriculum taught by professionals.

We Rock the Spectrum
331 Kenton Lands Road, Suite 400, Erlanger, Ky | | 859-727-9787 
New to NKY this year, this special needs gym provides a nurturing and fun environment for kiddos to explore, learn and play without judgment. 

About the Author

Amanda Ciani

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).