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Readers' Choice: Best Gym in Decatur and Avondale Estates

The readers have made the nominations. Now it's time to vote.

The nominations are in, and now it's time to choose the best gym in the Decatur/Avondale Estates Patch.

Cast your vote by Aug. 17 in the polling box below and help us decide who's best. Whichever business gets the most votes will be named the Readers' Choice winner.

The poll will open to accept votes from registered Patch users starting on July 23 and close at 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 17.

Winners in all Readers Choice categories will be announced on Aug. 24.

Nick@DeKalb June 18, 2012 at 02:36 PM
I nominate the Wellness Center at DeKalb Medical. It offers a variety of services and programs for fitness, wellness education and medicine. The friendly staff caters to any age group and fitness level. There are free weights and cardio equipment, plus an indoor track and swimming pool, and dozens of group fitness classes. The locker rooms have showers and free towel service. Memberships are on a month-to-month basis and there are no contracts. The Wellness Center at DeKalb Medical has it all.
Decaturette June 25, 2012 at 03:57 PM
Decatur DeKalb YMCA
Jenny B July 04, 2012 at 09:21 PM
East Lake YMCA has the best treadmill and equipment area & pool. Decatur Dekalb YMCA has the best classes.
Deanna Anderson July 06, 2012 at 02:40 PM
Operation Boot Camp at Decatur High School is the best place to get an awesome workout!
FM Fats July 06, 2012 at 03:53 PM
East Lake YMCA. Great facility that has played a big part in the revitalization of the neighborhood.
Decatur July 07, 2012 at 11:16 AM
Corebody. Great staff, equipment, and trainers. Place is always clean and well run, get a serious workout in a very chill and friendly space!
Donna Woolf July 07, 2012 at 12:54 PM
Decatur/dekalb YMCA CLAIREMONT.
Zeena Regis July 07, 2012 at 01:18 PM
FitWit Fitness Camp (meets at Decatur High School) is amazing!
Zeena Regis July 07, 2012 at 01:19 PM
FitWit has great trainers and a supportive community, as well as workouts that are fun and challenging.
Laura Campbell Peyton July 07, 2012 at 04:30 PM
Depending on your needs, its hard to be the Decatur Dekalb Y. The instructors are phenomenal, almost without exception. Very motivating and fun. They offer a variety of classes for all types of fitness and desires. The free weight room is in the dungeon which the hard core lifters like and the others do, too! Great experience.
Victoria Webb July 07, 2012 at 04:40 PM
Decatur-Dekalb Y on Clairemont. I've been swimming there since the late 80's with a lapse while I was out of state. They're still the best!
C.A. Folds July 07, 2012 at 06:23 PM
The Wellness Center at DeKalb Medical is tops!!
Karen July 08, 2012 at 10:15 AM
I love Corebody. So convenient, approachable, affordable, and Eileen has changed my life! I recommend it to anyone.
Barbara French July 09, 2012 at 12:38 AM
I nominate the DeKalb Medical Wellness Center. It is the very best...I have belonged for many years. It has helped me through the years to allow me @ 70 yrs of age to feel better than when I was 40 and not exercising....and to complete 20 Peachtree Road Races!!. I just can't do it without the Center and the wonderful staff! Barbara French
Beth July 09, 2012 at 03:02 PM
DeKalb Wellness Center rocks! Something for all ages and all fitness levels.
Chad Curtiss July 10, 2012 at 06:15 PM
I nominate Dekalb Medical Wellness Center. Two and a half short years ago I walked into their doors at 27 years old, 550 lbs, with no judgement and nothing but love and support. Now 235 lbs. lost later, I have completely recovered my life in a tremendous way, and thanks is owed to the place that has become a home for my journey and I have found such a great community within. This is what a real gym is supposed to be about! A GEM of a GYM!
Jenn August 17, 2012 at 06:21 PM
Fitwit is the shiznit! Seriously, workouts could not get any more fun or effective as this fitness camp!!
Lisa Cohen August 17, 2012 at 08:17 PM
maybe i am biased since i am officially subbing yoga classes at the Decatur YMCA now, but after 15 yrs or so as part of the Y community, it truly is a great facility with a family feel and so many resources for anyone who is willing to strive for their own blueprint of optimal health!
Jenn L August 18, 2012 at 02:28 AM
I love my FitWit at Decatur High!!!

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