Where you fit in πŸ’ͺ

You belong here if you...

  • feel out of place in gym crowds

  • are priced out of expensive studios

  • have to come out to be yourself

At Out Fitness, we...

  • break out of our old limitations

  • bring out the best in each other

  • work out for a better world

Out Fitness Collective is a queer and allied community growing affordable fitness programs and a private studio in Cleveland's Detroit Shoreway neighborhood. Together we practice strength, endurance, and self-care so that we each feel stronger in our own bodies.



pay what you can

$6+ /workout

Book private studio time for your own workouts or join a class with our community instructors!

Partner Plan ✦✦✦

$30 /month

Unlimited private studio time
with drop-in and free guest privileges,
plus $1 off any class

As a Partner, your support keeps our shared studio going and helps to cover costs for other community members. Thank you!

There are no startup or annual fees at Out Fitness. You can join us whenever is best for you!Our pricing is flexible so you can contribute according to your resources. When you pay more for your workout, you make it possible for another community member to pay only what they can afford. This model allows us to be more welcoming and inclusive than a standard gym.Can't work out right now? Make a donation to help us cover our monthly expenses and care for our studio. Thank you!

our benefits

  • Private studio with secure entry, wireless A/V, and sunset views

  • Strength, cardio, and functional training equipment and yoga room

  • Privilege to bring a guest or trainer to your private workouts

  • Complimentary coffee, tea, and vegan-friendly snacks

  • Invites to Out Fitness social events

  • No startup fees, annual fees, or commitments ever!

support, donate, teach

Out Fitness merch is now available! Show your pride in yourself and our community. Proceeds benefit our mission.

Make a donation to help us continue caring for our space and providing great amenities. You can donate a monthly Partner Plan for a community member or make a one-time donation below. Thank you!

As a collective, we welcome your gifts! Teaching classes is a great way to grow your practice while benefitting our LGBTQ+ community.You can teach in-person participants or use the studio to teach online! We provide the studio space and registration system, and your participants tip you directly.Please consider offering the following classes:

  • Strength and resistance training

  • Cardio, aerobics, HIIT, or TRX

  • Yoga, stretching, low-impact, or chair routines

  • Mindfulness and other wellness practices

  • Self-defense or basic martial arts



our values

  1. We recognize and share our abundance of talents and resources.

  2. We celebrate equity and take power from experienced marginalization to build a more inclusive community.

  3. We respect each other's identities, privacy, personal space, and time as well as our shared space and equipment.

  4. We create safety by never tolerating language or behavior that demeans or harms.

  5. We believe wellness is felt, not seen, and is unique to each of our bodies.

drop in

Partners with a valid studio access code can drop in for private workout time without booking in advance.

Check the calendar to ensure the studio is currently available.Please scan the studio door QR code when you arrive to book an hour of reserved time. Thank you!Not a partner yet? Check out our Partner Plan!

Reserving one hour...

You've just booked one hour of time on the studio calendar.


  1. Every participant must sign our waiver before using our facility or services.

  2. Every participant must be at least 18 years of age OR at least 15 years of age and accompanied by their guardian.

  3. Facility use is restricted to the hours between 7am and 10pm every day.

  4. Out Fitness users are restricted to our two studio rooms (opposite each other) and the public restroom. The remaining three offices on the floor are private.

  5. Never share your access code with anyone. All entries with your code are attributed to you.

  6. When leaving, ensure the studio windows are locked and the keys are inside the lockbox. Keep the exterior (W 74th) door locked at all times.

  7. No discrimination or harassment of any kind. Act according to our values.

  8. No more than two (2) people may use the studio simultaneously unless supervised by an instructor during an instructor rental.

  9. Always wear clean shoes or socks in the studio room.

  10. Please bathe within 24 hours prior to visiting our studio. There is no shower at our facility.

  11. Do not drop or slam weights.

  12. No bottles or liquids on the hardwood floors, and no incense or flames anywhere in the building.

  13. If you cause a mess, clean it up immediately. Dispose of all trash in the trash cans.

  14. At the end of your session, wipe down equipment and return every item to its starting place along the room perimeter.

  15. Keep all sounds below a shouting volume and refrain from any derogatory or sexually explicit music/audio.

  16. Please compensate your instructor for each class with a tip (minimum $5) by their preferred payment methods.

  17. If equipment/facilities are damaged or unclean, or if the doors or keys are unsecured, send a text message to 216.250.2098 immediately.