Don’t Let Kansas Winters Ruin Your Training

Find a local gym to continue training

Picture of Lawrence, Kansas temperature on app.

A Kansas winter is, ironically, hell for runners. Many of us are juggling full-time jobs and families. Finding time for training becomes incredibly difficult. When our weather apps read -1, it’s almost impossible to find motivation to lace up those shoes.

That is unless you’re Rocky.


Don’t let winter get in the way of your spring goals.

A heated gym will get your training accomplished during the harshest season of the year. We’ve compiled a short list of some stellar local fitness spots:

  1. Recreation Centers in Lawrence, KS
    1. Free to the public, lockers/showers, full-size gymnasiums, & wellness/weight rooms. There’s 4 centers located around the Lawrence, KS area. FREE
  2. The Summit 
    1. The Summit is a fitness facility located at 9th and New Hampshire. They offer month to month memberships,  free weights, nationally certified training staff, saunas, massage therapy, and many other amenities.  $35 monthly with add-ons available 
  3. Body Boutique
    1. THE fitness home for women in Lawrence is located at 2330 Yale Road. This facility offers incredible classes, personal training, child care, and many more offerings.
  4. Rock Chalk Park
    1. Free to Douglas County, Kansas residents, the newly opened Rock Chalk Park is an incredible resource. The facility is located at George Williams Way, Lawrence, KS and offers walking/jogging tracks, free weights, cardio machines, indoor soccer, and 8 full size basketball courts. FREE
  5. Snap Fitness
    1. Need access to a gym at odd hours? Look no further. Snap Fitness is open 24/7 to its members. It’s located at 1800 E 23rd St. near Set Em’ Up Jacks and Z’s Espresso. $35 monthly with costs savings for joint/family packages