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AFC Fitness - Northeast Philadelphia

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3600 Grant Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114


Club Hours
Mon-Fri: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sat: 8:00am-5:00pm
Sun: 9:00am-5:00pm

Day Care Hours
Mon-Thurs: 8:30am-1:00pm & 4:00pm-8:30pm
Fri: 8:30am-1:00pm & 4:00-8:00pm
Sat & Sun: 9:00am-4:00pm

AFC Fitness: Northeast Philadelphia on Grant Avenue has everything you need to meet your health and fitness goals, including group cycling, group exercise classes, an expansive cardio zone and top-of-the-line weight training equipment. Our massive indoor Olympic-size swimming pool, the largest indoor pool in the Philadelphia Metro Area lets you swim all year round.

You can also enjoy a workout at a family-friendly health club without worrying about your children. Our gym has a professionally supervised childcare area with fun interactive games and activities to keep the little ones happy.

With a massive Olympic swimming pool, great fitness classes, top of the line equipment, and on site-physical therapy, AFC Fitness: Northeast Philadelphia is the healthy club that truly has it all!

Features At-A-Glance

  • 40,000 square feet of workout space
  • Extensive variety of cardiovascular equipment
  • Two full weight circuits and free weight room
  • Large Aerobics Studio
  • The largest Olympic size pool in Philadelphia … over 10,000 square feet!
  • 92/93 degree heated shallow therapeutic pool, 35 feet long and 3 feet deep
  • Full-time Physical Therapy Staff
  • Mind/Body/Soul Training Systems
  • Whirlpool/Sauna/Steam Room
  • Two Indoor Heated Pools
  • Whirlpool/Sauna/Steam Room
  • Full-sized locker rooms
  • Protein/Energy bars
  • Nursery with supervised babysitting

Cardiovascular Equipment

Our cardiovascular room represents today's cutting-edge fitness equipment.

  • Life Fitness Stationary Bikes
  • Life Fitness Treadmills
  • Precor Treadmills
  • Precor Elliptical Machines
  • Concept II Rowers

Weight Room

Pump yourself up with our Life Fitness weight training machines , or try our dedicated, supervised free-weight area. You'll find up-to-date, well-maintained equipment so that you can work out safely, quickly and effectively. Let our certified personal trainers guide you through a program tailored specifically for you and your personal goals.

  • Smith Machines
  • Life Fitness Signature Series
  • Hammer Strength System
  • Free Motion


We boast a wide variety of group exercise classes from beginner to advanced, including classes that focus on flexibility, body-sculpting, and cardio-tone. That means you have no excuse for not working out. Don't forget our huge Olympic Pool and the variety of classes we offer in the water. Water exercise is a great addition to any fitness plan. Take a look at our Class Schedule to truly believe the amount of classes and variety we offer.

AquaHab Rehabilitation

If you are suffering from a sports, work, auto injury, or recent joint pain, or stiffness from surgery, you owe it to yourself to get the best care possible. Our counterpart, AquaHab Rehabilitation, offers the fullest range of aquatic and land therapies available anywhere in the tri-state area. Visit Aquahab's website at:

Mind Body Spirit

Let the spirit move you and get with the latest fitness trends with a wide variety of alternative and meditative training programs. You'll achieve a perfect balance between body, mind, and soul with classes in Yoga, Tai Chi, and Pilates.


What sets our facility apart from the area's top fitness clubs is our aquatics program. WE HAVE THE LARGEST INDOOR POOL IN THE TRI-STATE AREA! From laps and recreational swimming to swim lessons, deepwater running, hydro-aerobic classes, a "Masters" swim program, and the largest senior water fitness program in the state, this is the place to splash your way to fitness! We offer swim lessons year round. From infants to senior citizens, we have the program for you! Choose from: Parent & Tot, Tot, Youth, or Adult. We offer Group lessons 5 days a week for your convenience. Our fitness center also offers Private Swim Lessons. These lessons are set up with the instructor of your choice at your convenience. For more info, please call Melissa Krupa, Aquatics Director at 215-677-0400, ext. 1175 or email her at

Whirlpool/Sauna/Steam Room

Unwind from your workout or a long day in our oversized whirlpool, or relax in a full-sized sauna(s).

Locker Rooms

Our Men's and Women's Locker Rooms are full-sized and equipped with lockers, clean, private showers, a steam room and sauna, hairdryers, toiletries, and various amenities to help make your visit with us that much more enjoyable.

Pro Shop

Our fully-stocked pro-shop features the hottest trends in fitness-wear, plus accessories for any sport including weight-lifting belts, swimming accessories, and K-Swiss, Gamma, and Prince tennis equipment. Plus, socks, batteries, headphones, and any little thing you need to have an enjoyable workout.


Work out without worry. For busy parents of young children, we offer the convenience and assurance of on-site babysitting under the guidance of specially trained, friendly staff. Your kids will stay happy and busy with fun toys, activities, and TV while you enjoy a stress free workout. Learn more.