Cincinnati Family Magazine

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July 22, 2024

Kids 4 months old to age 12 enjoy physical fun at The Little Gym.

Where to Work Out with Your Kids

Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky offer lots of places for exercising. Keep it light, doable and positive for the kids!

Get your kids in a healthy frame of mind starting when they’re young! There are lots of places where you can work out with kids in our area.


TriHealth Fitness & Health Pavilion
6200 Pfeiffer Road, Montgomery, Ohio | 513- 985-0900
Now offering fitness Mamas with Kiddos. Kids are welcome in class with parents, allowing them to play in a fully kid-proof area equipped with toys while moms workout. Bring your child to class or use the drop-off childcare in the Pavilion Kids’ Life Center (ages 6 weeks – 13 years).

Trainers Spot
8432 Old 3C Hwy., Maineville, Oh | 740-503-2690
This private gym is the perfect spot for kids and families to get with a certified personal trainer to get strong, build confidence and prepare for upcoming sports or just good fitness.

Cincinnati Recreation Commission
Multiple Locations |
For Cincinnati residents of all ages and abilities; parents of ages 6 months to 3 years can sign up for parent/child lessons.

The Little Gym
8201 Arbor Square Drive, Mason | 513-935-0525
Parent-child classes for ages 4 months to 3 years where you can connect with your little one and help them develop strength and motor skills; classes for up to age 12 and so much more.

Mayerson JCC
8485 Ridge Road | 513-761-7500 |
Caregiver and child fitness classes and recreational fun for the whole family.

Mercy Health Plex
Anderson: 7495 State Road | Fairfield: 3050 Mack Road
Western Hills: 3131 Queen City Ave.
513-942-7539 |
Offers a variety of options for the whole family.

Silverlake The Family Place
301 Kenton Lands Road, Erlanger | 859-426-7777 |
Kids are introduced to a fit and active lifestyle.

YMCA of Greater Cincinnati
Multiple Locations |
Ages 9 – 11 can only use cardio equipment in the fitness center after completion of an orientation while under direct supervision of a parent or adult.

Five Seasons Sports Club
345 Thomas More Pkwy.; Crestview Hills, Ky; 859-341-3687
11790 Snider Road Cincinnati, Oh; 513-469-1400
Parents can use the workout facility and take classes while kids attend the child care.

Cincinnati Sports Club
513-527-4000 | 3950 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, Oh
The Children’s Center allows Mom and Dad to indulge in club offerings; group classes for kids 5 – 12 and for ages 3 – 4 there is toddler tumbling and a preschool obstacle course; kids camps; parent/child swim and more.

About the Author

Amanda Hayward

Amanda Hayward is editor of this publication. She is from Cincinnati, Ohio, and a mom of three with one on the way. If she's not writing for Cincinnati Family, you'll find her running, juggling kids, teaching group fitness classes and cooking up healthy recipes.