Current Partners: 22


Where you fit in 💪

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

Thank you to our supporters

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Out Fitness Collective is a queer and allied community sharing affordable fitness programs and a private studio in Cleveland's Detroit Shoreway neighborhood. Together we practice strength, endurance, and self-care so we each feel stronger in our own bodies.Schedule a studio tour or plan your workout. Our private studio is available by appointment only (so no walk-in visits, sorry).



pay as you go

$6+ /workout

Book private studio time for your own workouts or join a pay-what-you-can class by our community instructors!

  Partner Plan 

$30 /month

Unlimited private studio time
with free guest and drop-in privileges,
plus $1 off every 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 ever at Out Fitness. 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 collective 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 care for our studio. Thank you!

our studio

  • Private studio with two rooms, secure entry, and wireless A/V

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

  • Complimentary coffee, tea, and vegan-friendly snacks

  • Convenient location on a 24/7 bus line and adjacent bike and car parking



Make a donation to help us continue caring for our studio and providing affordable fitness options for our community. You can donate monthly with our Partner Plan or make a one-time donation. Thank you!


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


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

About Out

Founded by JJ in October 2022
Crowdfunded by 50+ friends, family and neighbors
Powered by your workouts!

Fit in

Out Fitness is a safe, welcoming place for members and allies of our LGBTQ+ community to practice fitness. Together we create a better exercise experience: beginner-friendly, privacy-focused, self-caring, and body-affirmingRead our studio rules to learn how we care for our private studio as a collective. Join our online group to connect with our community.

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 and owned by each person and their unique body, not seen or judged by others.



Located in our same building

Equipment list

  • Inspire FTX cable machine (up to 165lbs) with attachments

  • Concept2 RowErg rowing machine

  • Concept2 SkiErg skiing machine

  • Dumbbells (hex and adjustable, 10-50lbs)

  • Kettlebells (5-44lbs)

  • Resistance bands, ankle weights, & lightweight dumbbells

  • Medicine balls (10-20lbs)

  • Treadmill with incline

  • 2 indoor cycles (spinning bikes)

  • Suspension ("TRX") training straps

  • HandyGym flywheel resistance trainer

  • Pull up bar

  • 2 adjustable benches

  • Decline crunch bench

  • Squat / back extension station

  • Yoga and exercise mats

  • Foam roller and blocks

  • Aerobics step platforms

  • Weighted training bar (10lbs)

  • Push-up accessories

  • Video/photo tripod

  • Smart TV, wireless speakers, projector, and wi-fi

drop in

Current Partners with a valid studio access code can drop in for private workout time (without scheduling in advance).Check the calendar to see if the studio is currently available:

Please scan the studio door QR code when you arrive to instantly book 1 hour of reserved time on the calendar. Thank you!Want to reserve your studio time instead? Book a workout in advance.

Reserving one hour...

You've just booked one hour of time on the studio calendar. Have a great workout!


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

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

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

  4. Facility use is restricted to the hours between 7am and 10pm every day and by appointment only.

  5. 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.

  6. Out Fitness guests are restricted to our two studio rooms (northwest and southwest) and the shared restroom area. The remaining offices on the floor are private.

  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 rooms.

  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).

  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.

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