Unique ways to get fit in Austin, TX

For fun, try adding curling at Curl Austin to your workout. | Photo by Pure Gold Realty

🏒 Curl Austin, 9402 United Dr.

If you’re unfamiliar with curling, it’s a sport where players slide stones on a sheet of ice toward a target area, and it makes for a serious workout. Curl Austin offers learn-to-curl classes, and is home to the Lone Star Curling Club.

🎪 Sky Candy, 1023 Springdale Rd., 8A

This is Austin’s premier circus training center, which welcomes all body types + fitness levels. Classes offered include bungee, trapeze, sling, and yoga and flexibility

💪 Tru Barefoot Bootcamp, 4211 S. Lamar Blvd.

You won’t need shoes for this bootcamp, but make sure you have plenty of water. This literally heated class offered by TruFusion combines kettlebells, pilates, yoga, and high-intensity interval training. Take a look for yourself.

➡️ Rō Fitness, ​74 Trinity St. + 2425 Exposition Blvd.

Work out all of your major muscle groups in one session by joining this class that incorporates total-body cardio with each row. The Trinity Street location offers amazing views of downtown + is located on the top floor of Waller Creek Boathouse. 

🛼 Playland Skate Center, 8822 McCann Dr.

Cue this perfect skating song because skating is another way to get a workout in without even realizing it. Playland Skate Center offers free public skate lessons every Sunday with purchase of admission. If you’re interested, roll into the center’s speed skating classes. The Texas Speed Club offers inline and quad speed skating for all ages.