Joining a gym in NYC can be pricey, data shows. Here’s a look at how much Staten Islanders are paying to stay –

Intoxx Fitness, which has three locations on Staten Island, including this one in Tottenville, features a variety of gym memberships ranging in price from $34.99 to $99.99 per month. (Photo courtesy of Carlo Lasorsa)
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — If you’re an NYC cross fitter, heavy lifter or aerobics enthusiast, your monthly gym membership might be breaking the bank. According to a new study, which analyzed data to discover the average price of breaking a sweat across 80 U.S. cities, New York is the most expensive state in the nation in which to get fit.
“The disparities in gym membership cost across the states is shocking to see — some areas have a much more accessible rate,” noted a spokesperson for, the fitness resource website that conducted the study.
The research, which included data culled from cost-of-living site Numbeo, noted that the average monthly fee for one adult New York City is $106.06 per month: $61.68 more than the country’s average of $44.98. Placing second is San Francisco, with an average monthly cost of $101.27, while Santa Barbara ranks as the third most expensive area in the United States for a gym membership, with residents paying $91.75 per month on average.
Boston, on the other hand, is the 10th cheapest area of the United States, with a monthly gym membership measuring in at $67.70, and Mesa, Ariz., wins the prize for most affordable city — the average monthly fee for one adult there is $18.29 per month.
So what about our local numbers? Here’s a look at how much some of the gym memberships across Staten Island cost.
Retro Fitness
Locations: New Springville and Oakwood
Plan prices: $24.99 to $39.99 per month
Intoxx Fitness
Locations: Oakwood, Grasmere and Tottenville
Plan prices: $34.99 to $99.99 per month.
Planet Fitness
Locations: Travis and Graniteville
Plan prices: $10 to $24.99 per month (plus a $39 annual fee)
LA Fitness
Locations: Arden Heights, New Dorp and Port Richmond
Plan prices: $38.99 to $48.99 per month.
Orangetheory Fitness
Locations: New Springville and Woodrow
Plan prices: $59 to $159 per month.
Crunch Fitness
Locations: Travis and Tompkinsville
Plan prices: $21.99 to $44.99 per month
Locations: Eltingville and West Brighton
Plan prices: $66 to $88 per month
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