Our Story

About Us

Elgin Fitness is a modernly designed, clean, and comfortable gym, where you can achieve your fitness goals. We are centrally located in the heart of downtown Ottawa. On behalf of the staff and management of Elgin Fitness, we hope you enjoy your fitness experience, and thank you for your business!

Equipment and Resources

Our Facilities

Cardio Theatre

The Cardio Theatre Consists of HDTV’s that are hooked up to a wireless FM signal, just plug your headphones into the receiver on your machine and tune into your favourite program while working out.

Our Cardio Equipment: 4 Ellipticals, 4 Treadmills, 4 Bikes, 2 Steppers, 2 Concept II Rowers. Our ratio of cardio to number of members is greater than most clubs, meaning less waiting time.

Machine Circuit

By Paramount: Exercises all your muscles in a comfortable and efficient manner. Leg curl, Leg extension, Roman bench, Glute press, Ab/Adductor, Abdominal, Low back, VKR, Chest press, Shoulder press, Multi-4 station: Lat pulldown, Tricep Extension, Low Row, and adjustable cable movements.

free weights
Free Weights

Include a Smith machine, Dual adjustable pulley, Leg press, Squat rack, Bench press, Preacher bench, Seated calf raise, Adjustable benches, Dumbbells from 5-80lbs, Fixed barbells, Body Bars, and Free Weights by Iron Grip.

Stretching Room

Our stretching room consists of hardwood flooring, mats, stability balls, medicine balls, blocks, straps, and most importantly a relaxed atmosphere. Achieve balance, harmony, and peace of mind with Elgin Fitness.

Change Rooms

Change Rooms are equipped with private showers, day use lockers, and hairdryers for your convenience. Please bring your own towel & lock.

Rental lockers are also available in reception ($10+tax per month, limited qty.)

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We have been featured on CTV's Ottawa Morning Live! Please also enjoy the virtual gym tour to gain a better understanding of what to expect at Elgin Fitness.


What Our Members Say

Best gym in the area! Small but very friendly atmosphere, and has all the equipment you need.”

Danielle Fournier

A fantastic gym! Just the right size for a great environment; clean, friendly and non-intimidating. Big enough to have most of the equipment you’ll need without the downfalls of big gyms. No-nonsense contracts, clean bathrooms and great members.”

Tim Blake

Elgin Fitness is a great place to workout and meet new friends, nothing else downtown can compare! The location of the gym is perfect as it is centrally located in the Golden Triangle area of Elgin street. I have worked out in many gyms in Ottawa and none of them compare to the community feel of Elgin fitness. The gym is kept clean and tidy by the friendly staff and the equipment is well maintained. The gym has a very trendy and unique feel and modern wall colours. I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a gym in downtown.”

Boris Misljencevic

We’ve been members for a few months now. This is the most low pressure, relaxed gym I’ve been to. It’s small and doesn’t have any classes (other than yoga a few times a week) but that’s not what we were looking for. The machines are well maintained, the change rooms are clean, and the clientele are focused. This is not the kind of gym where it’s more like a social club, but that’s perfect. We love it here.”

Meagan M

Gym Hours

Monday to Thursday6:00am to 10:00pm

Staffed 10am and 10pm (except 2pm-4pm)

Friday:    6:00am to 9:00pm

Staffed 10am and 9pm (except 2pm-4pm)

Saturdays:    8:00am to 6:00pm

Staffed 10am to 6pm

Sundays       8:00am to 6:00pm 

(Key FOB access only)

Holidays       8:00am to 6:00pm

(Key FOB access only)

(Except December 24th, 25th, 26th and July 1st)

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