Best Athletic Centers in the Bay Area

These Athletic Centers were voted the Bay Area’s 2017 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.

East Bay

Gold: 24 Hour Fitness. This athletic center has locations all over the Bay Area with a variety of training equipment, group classes and personal training as well as swimming pools and saunas at some facilities. Childcare is available. Multiple locations. 800-224-0240.

Silver: Club Sport Pleasanton. 7090 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton. 925-463-2822.

Bronze: Renaissance Club Sport. 2805 Jones Road, Walnut Creek. 925-938-8700.


Gold: Peninsula Jewish Community Center. A gym, basketball court, exercise classes, pools, a sauna and outdoor fields are among the offerings at this large fitness complex for the whole family. 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. 650-212-7522.

Silver: Bay Club Redwood Shores. 200 Redwood Shores Parkway, Redwood City. 650-593-4900.

Bronze: YMCA. Multiple locations. 

Silicon Valley

Gold: California Sports Center. Offers competitive and recreational classes for 18 months and up in a fun, safe and progressive environment. It also has birthday party packages, summer camps and drop-in gymnastics. Multiple locations.

Silver: YMCA of Silicon Valley. Multiple locations.

Bronze: Almaden Valley Athletic Club. 5400 Camden Ave., San Jose. 408-445-4900.

Marin/San Francisco

Gold: Hi- Five Sports Zone. This facility offers summer camps, multi-sport training, hoops league, T-ball league, an after-school club, drop-in classes and more. 5411 Geary Blvd., San Francisco. 415-592-9668.

Silver: YMCA of San Francisco. Multiple locations.

Bronze: Bay Club of San Francisco. 150 Greenwich St., San Francisco. 415-433-2200.




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